Law Allowing Ministers to Resign as MKs Passes First Reading

Knesset approves first reading of Jewish Home's bill that would allow a minister to resign from the Knesset and allow new MKs to enter.Hezki Baruch, 7/23/2015, 2:12 AM

Benny Begin Leaves Government

Minister without portfolio to revert to MK after submitting his resignation.Shlomo Pitrikovsky and Tova Dvorin, 5/31/2015, 2:46 PM

It's Official: Gilad Erdan Sworn into Government

Erdan voted in via late Monday night vote; he will be Internal Security, Strategic Affairs, and Hasbarah Ministers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/25/2015, 11:07 PM

'Man of the People'? Minister Benny Begin Forgoes Car for Train

Social media frenzy over Begin on Jerusalem light rail; minister reportedly rejects using private transport despite gov't car.Tova Dvorin, 5/22/2015, 9:21 AM

Erdan: I Rejected Ministerial Role Based on 'Principles'

The morning after: MK notes hours after rejecting Public Security role that he needed more tools to overhaul Israel's security systems.Ido Ben-Porat, 5/15/2015, 9:56 AM

Netanyahu: Time to Roll Up Our Sleeves and Get to Work

Netanyahu reveals aims of the next gov't. On the agenda: security, social welfare, domestic and regional development - and peace talks?Tova Dvorin, 5/15/2015, 9:00 AM

Which Likud MKs Will Become Ministers?

Yariv Levin, Danny Danon weigh in on Likud hopefuls hours before Netanyahu is due to dole out appointments.Tova Dvorin, 5/13/2015, 7:46 PM

Likud In-Fighting Looms with Gov't Expansion on the Horizon

With cabinet expansion expected to be approved Wednesday, Netanyahu must then find way to keep his party members satisfied.Cynthia Blank, 5/13/2015, 7:45 AM

Stormy Debate Over Cabinet Expansion Ends in Passing Vote

MKs exchange proposals, sarcasm in overnight debate; bill to expand government passes for second and third readings.Shlomo Pitrikovsky and Tova Dvorin, 5/12/2015, 9:25 AM

Knesset, A-G Call to Reject Yesh Atid Petition

Formal response to Yesh Atid bid to block Cabinet expansion notes that the party has objected prematurely, involves High Court needlessly.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, 5/11/2015, 9:26 AM

'Lapid Never Objected to Cabinet When He Was Finance Minister'

Likud MK Ze'ev Elkin notes that Yair Lapid's appeal follows a government with even more ministers, quips Lapid's math must be poor.Tova Dvorin, 5/11/2015, 8:09 AM

Lapid Files Court Motion to Block Government Expansion

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu is planning to increase the number of ministers in his government – if the High Court lets him.Moshe Cohen, 5/10/2015, 9:41 PM

'Netanyahu is Spitting in the Face of the Israeli Public'

Yesh Atid MK Ofer Shelah fires at Netanyahu's bid to extend number of ministers, claims it is not lawful.Tova Dvorin, 5/10/2015, 9:01 AM

Senior Likud MKs Threaten Netanyahu for Portfolios

Senior MKs, including Silvan Shalom and Ayoub Kara, threaten not to vote for key bill in early sign of coalition instability.Shlomo Pyotrkovsky, Ari Yashar, 5/7/2015, 9:30 PM

Lapid: We Will Fight Netanyahu's Corruption

Lapid blasts Netanyahu for plans to increase number of ministers serving in his cabinet, calls on public to help fight this 'corruption.'Cynthia Blank, 3/19/2015, 9:21 AM

Netanyahu Blames Ministers for 'Trying to Knock Him Down'

Prime Minister issues sharp criticism against ministers for 'subversions and attacks' on the government. Are elections inevitable?Tova Dvorin, 12/1/2014, 4:36 PM

Liberman Attacks Netanyahu for Lack of Leadership

Liberman pulls no punches in criticizing fellow ministers over polarizing views, calls for unity before the government collapses.Tova Dvorin, 6/9/2014, 3:48 PM

Finance Minister Yair Lapid Bottoms Out Public Approval Poll

Poll ranking public approval of 23 ministers reveals surprises. Among them: Livni ranks above Netanyahu.Tova Dvorin, 3/1/2014, 10:42 PM

Lapid: Halt New Raises for Ministers and MKs

Yesh Atid head Yair Lapid on Monday called on the Knesset to postpone scheduled pay raises for themselves and government ministersDavid Lev, 12/23/2013, 7:58 PM

Terror Release Opponent Demands Ministers Get Tough

Israelis are pressuring government ministers to oppose further release of terrorists, part of a 'gesture' already promised the PADavid Lev, 9/29/2013, 10:23 PM

Ministers Ignored Shin Bet, Added Terrorists to List

Ministers ignored recommendations from Israeli intelligence agents in order to ‘strengthen Abu Mazen.’Maayana Miskin, 8/13/2013, 9:23 AM

Gov't Approves Bill Limiting Ministers to 19

Governance Law would raise minimum threshold for entering Knesset to 4%, pushing out small parties.Gil Ronen, 5/6/2013, 2:47 PM

Investigation Shows Which Ministers Stood Up for Yesha Residents

An Arutz Sheva investigation reveals the names of the ministers who stood up for Judea and Samaria residents - and those who didn'tDavid Lev, 2/4/2012, 10:08 PM