Impeachment proceedings against MK Ghattas begin

Impeachment proceedings against MK Ghattas begin

Knesset Speaker receives 72 signatures from MKs required to begin first ever impeachment proceedings against Arab MK.Arutz Shev Staff, 1/16/2017, 9:23 PM
'Ukraine voted against us because of American pressure'

'Ukraine voted against us because of American pressure'

Minister Ze'ev Elkin speaks to Arutz Sheva about the recent UN resolution and Israel's appropriate response.Shimon Cohen, 12/26/2016, 5:54 PM
Elkin: The hands are American hands

Elkin: The hands are American hands

Minister Ze'ev Elkin, currently in Ukraine, reports that Ukraine did not willingly vote for the recent anti-Israel UN resolution.Tal Polon, 12/25/2016, 10:38 AM
Cornerstone of Jerusalem Entrance project laid

Cornerstone of Jerusalem Entrance project laid

Cornerstone laid on a massive project to construct a new financial district in Jerusalem as UNESCO votes to deny Jewish connection to city.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/26/2016, 10:59 PM
'Annex the communities of greater Jerusalem'

'Annex the communities of greater Jerusalem'

Minister Yisrael Katz: Israel should promote its own initiative in the region and not capitulate to foreign attempts to impose peace.Yoni Kempinski, 7/7/2016, 1:16 AM
Ministers demand government recognize Amona

Ministers demand government recognize Amona

Several ministers, MKs join Amona residents' protest tent in front of Prime Minister's office, declaring 'Amona won't fall again'.Hezki Baruch, 7/6/2016, 9:33 PM
Elkin: Building only for Arabs will be devastating

Elkin: Building only for Arabs will be devastating

Minister Elkin calls for building homes in Givat HaMatos to prevent an entirely Arab enclave in Jerusalem.Shimon Cohen, 7/4/2016, 1:06 PM
'Netanyahu gave away entire neighborhood to Arabs'

'Netanyahu gave away entire neighborhood to Arabs'

Approval for massive extension of J-m Arab neighborhood paves way for future division of city, blocks Jewish development in key area.Ido Ben Porat, 7/4/2016, 8:34 AM
Likud Minister: Amona must not be destroyed

Likud Minister: Amona must not be destroyed

Minister of Jerusalem Affairs 'expects Defense and Justice ministers to push their ministries to do everything they can to protect Amona'.Shimon Cohen, 6/28/2016, 11:54 AM
Elkin: The Likud's victory saved Israel

Elkin: The Likud's victory saved Israel

Minister Ze’ev Elkin responds to secret letter between Herzog and Abbas in which opposition leader agreed to divide Jerusalem.Hezki Baruch, 6/20/2016, 3:12 AM
The 'strange saga' of Bennett's security demands

The 'strange saga' of Bennett's security demands

Elkin puzzled by ultimatum to media on cabinet matters; security source reveals Bennett had access to info but didn't pick it up.Hezki Baruch, 5/25/2016, 9:00 AM
Elkin to Netanyahu: Take up Liberman's offer

Elkin to Netanyahu: Take up Liberman's offer

Likud Minister urges PM to seriously consider Yisrael Beytenu's conditions to join the coalition, instead of Zionist Union.Ari Yashar, 5/18/2016, 1:37 PM
Minister: Joining with Labor will destroy Likud

Minister: Joining with Labor will destroy Likud

Likud's Elkin warns a unity government would be an 'historic mistake,' as Zionist Union would pull coalition leftward to justify itself.Ido Ben-Porat, 5/13/2016, 10:17 AM
'We can't give up ideology to expand government'

'We can't give up ideology to expand government'

Minister Ze'ev Elkin tells Arutz Sheva about importance of principles, eternal phenomenon of anti-Semitism, danger of withdrawals.Hezki Baruch, 5/3/2016, 2:11 PM
MKs furious over 'Breaking the Silence' report

MKs furious over 'Breaking the Silence' report

MKs demand investigation after TV report says leftist group may have gathered sensitive information.Ben Ariel, 3/18/2016, 4:16 AM
Elkin outraged over secret Israel-PA talks

Elkin outraged over secret Israel-PA talks

Minister Ze'ev Elkin demands to know why Defense-Security Cabinet was not told about talks on transferring control of area A to PA.Hezki Baruch, 3/15/2016, 6:12 AM
Elkin: Support building in all of Jerusalem

Elkin: Support building in all of Jerusalem

Jerusalem Affairs Minister Ze'ev Elkin calls on opposition to show their concern for Jerusalem by supporting construction throughout city.Hezki Baruch, 3/2/2016, 6:17 PM
PA official: PA collapse won't happen

PA official: PA collapse won't happen

Palestinian security forces spokesman dismisses Minister Elkin's comments on PA's imminent collapse.Ben Ariel, 3/1/2016, 5:12 AM
Elkin: PA will collapse - not 'if' but 'when'

Elkin: PA will collapse - not 'if' but 'when'

Minister Ze'ev Elkin gives speech at Bar Ilan University: Wave of terror is preview for collapse of Palestinian Authority.Hezki Baruch, 2/29/2016, 11:17 AM
Elkin: Religious Israelis will become majority

Elkin: Religious Israelis will become majority

At J'lem Conference, Jerusalem Affairs Minister insists that as religious sector grows stronger, Israel must try to prevent 'culture wars.'Yoni Kempinski, 2/9/2016, 6:28 PM
Cabinet approves egalitarian prayer at Kotel

Cabinet approves egalitarian prayer at Kotel

Government approves egalitarian prayer section near Robinson's arch, promises to make it respectable and accessible to all.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/31/2016, 3:05 PM
Fallout over Ya'alon's eviction of Hevron Jews

Fallout over Ya'alon's eviction of Hevron Jews

Ya'alon defends action against 'squatters' - Jews who bought 2 homes, coalition members in uproar, Bennett told to act.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/22/2016, 12:38 PM
Druze Deputy Minister: 'Do not evict Jews'

Druze Deputy Minister: 'Do not evict Jews'

Kara, together with Hazan and Smotrich, issue PM an ultimatum on Hevron eviction, Minister Elkin calls to 'deal with PA executions first.'Ido Ben-Porat, 1/22/2016, 10:31 AM
Kahlon and Barkat agree to avoid future cuts

Kahlon and Barkat agree to avoid future cuts

Jerusalem city council and Finance Ministry formulate agreement to avoid future budget cuts and layoffs in the city.Reut Hadar, 1/18/2016, 7:56 AM
No rush to implement Arab development plan

No rush to implement Arab development plan

Arab MKs livid after PM appoints committee to ensure Arab localities meet certain to conditions to receive land development budgets.Ben Ariel, 1/5/2016, 1:15 AM
Likud ministers: Protest US spying on Israel

Likud ministers: Protest US spying on Israel

Katz demands an official protest on report of spying on Netanyahu, Elkin notes hypocrisy of Pollard case in light of report.Ari Yashar, 12/30/2015, 10:34 AM
Record-setting numbers of new olim arrived in 2015

Record-setting numbers of new olim arrived in 2015

30,000 people made aliyah this year, largest amount in more than decade. All-time high of 7,900 from France.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/29/2015, 2:20 PM
Aliyah to reach 'record high' of 30,000 in 2015

Aliyah to reach 'record high' of 30,000 in 2015

More Jews immigrated to Israel from France than any other country, with Ukraine as a close second.Tova Dvorin, 12/16/2015, 7:28 PM
Gov approves 100 million for Jerusalem businesses

Gov approves 100 million for Jerusalem businesses

Program aims to develop business sector, support tourism industry, and strengthen city's academic standing.Hezky Ezra, 11/29/2015, 3:31 PM
Elkin: I'll continue telling Tibi what I think

Elkin: I'll continue telling Tibi what I think

Minister Ze’ev Elkin not deterred by the reprimand from the Knesset's Ethics Committee, says he'll continue to tell Arab MKs the truth.Shimon Cohen, 11/5/2015, 3:46 AM
'Arab MK's light punishment is ridiculous'

'Arab MK's light punishment is ridiculous'

Min. Ze'ev Elkin expected the Ethics Committee to punish rogue MK Tibi more severely for ejecting him from podium.Gil Ronen, 11/3/2015, 8:25 PM
Knesset punishes Arab MK for humiliating minister

Knesset punishes Arab MK for humiliating minister

MK Ahmd Tibi will not preside over plenum sessions for 2 weeks after he ejected Min. Elkin from podium.Gil Ronen, 11/3/2015, 6:50 PM
Ahmed Tibi Has Minister Thrown Out of Knesset

Ahmed Tibi Has Minister Thrown Out of Knesset

Ze'ev Elkin accuses Ahmed Tibi of having blood on his hands, prompting Deputy Speaker to remove him from the Knesset.Hezki Baruch , 10/21/2015, 7:31 PM
2015 Aliyah to Top 30,000 Jews

2015 Aliyah to Top 30,000 Jews

French olim to jump 118% to 7,500, followed closely by Ukraine with 7,100 new immigrants, 6,300 from Russia and 2,900 from the US.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/16/2015, 7:15 AM
Politicians Condemn Abbas's Incitement Speech

Politicians Condemn Abbas's Incitement Speech

Minister Ze'ev Elkin says PA chairman is the chief instigator of terrorism and should be treated as such.Ben Ariel, 10/15/2015, 12:12 AM
Ministers Disagree Over Anti-Terror Rally

Ministers Disagree Over Anti-Terror Rally

The morning after: public officials squabble over appropriateness of ministers speaking at mass rally in front of Prime Minister's House.Hezki Baruch, 10/6/2015, 10:26 AM
MK Zoabi: Israel More Like Nazi Regime Than I Am

MK Zoabi: Israel More Like Nazi Regime Than I Am

If 'settlers' keep trying to 'invade' the Temple Mount, radical Arab MK asserts, 'resistance' will continue.Ido Ben Porat, 9/29/2015, 6:38 PM
Missing Israeli: Important Testimony Received

Missing Israeli: Important Testimony Received

As ZAKA rescue teams redouble efforts with witness testimony, ministers Deri and Elkin work to get permits to expand tools for search.Reut Hadar, 9/18/2015, 1:20 PM
Leading Prisoner of Zion Passes Away, Aged 88

Leading Prisoner of Zion Passes Away, Aged 88

Refusenik played a key role in one of the defining moments of the struggle to free Soviet Jewry with a daring plot to hijack a Soviet plane.Ari Soffer, 8/27/2015, 12:05 PM
Elkin Blasts Left Attacks on Israel's New UN Envoy

Elkin Blasts Left Attacks on Israel's New UN Envoy

'A right-winger can be appointed to the UN,' Ze'ev Elkin thunders in response to rampant leftist criticism of Danny Danon's new post.Netanel Katz, 8/16/2015, 10:56 AM
200 French Immigrants Arrive in Israel

200 French Immigrants Arrive in Israel

French Aliyah up 11% since 2014; Israel expecting between 30,000 - 35,000 new immigrants this year - the most since 2005.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/28/2015, 1:41 PM
Lapid: Iran Deal a Great Failure of Foreign Policy

Lapid: Iran Deal a Great Failure of Foreign Policy

Lapid slams PM again as he pushes for an inquiry into Iran deal. Likud minister shoots back: Lapid never left the government over it.Hezki Baruch, 7/19/2015, 9:09 AM
Minister Calls for Repeal of 2005 Samaria Eviction

Minister Calls for Repeal of 2005 Samaria Eviction

If Minister Ze'ev Elkin gets his way, residents of four Samaria towns uprooted in the Disengagement will be able to return and rebuild.Yoni Kempinski, 7/8/2015, 8:40 AM
Elkin Urges French Aliyah after Beheading Attack

Elkin Urges French Aliyah after Beheading Attack

Immigrant and Absorption Minister Ze'ev Elkin calls on French Jews to move to Israel following Friday's gruesome attack.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/26/2015, 6:32 PM
Jerusalem Mayor Livid at J'lem Affairs Appointment

Jerusalem Mayor Livid at J'lem Affairs Appointment

'Jerusalem is not a consolation prize,' mayor Nir Barkat fires.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, Tova Dvorin, 5/26/2015, 11:54 AM
Cabinet Approves Erdan's Appointment

Cabinet Approves Erdan's Appointment

With governmental approval, motion to make Erdan Internal Security and Strategic Affairs Minister will go before Knesset vote Monday.Cynthia Blank, 5/25/2015, 7:47 PM
Elkin Refuses to Attend Vote on Erdan Appointment

Elkin Refuses to Attend Vote on Erdan Appointment

Angered over loss of his position, Elkin declined to attend vote to appoint Gilad Erdan Internal Security and Strategic Affairs Minister.Ido Ben Porat, Cynthia Blank, 5/25/2015, 4:38 PM
Elkin: Rethink How We View Ethiopian Aliyah

Elkin: Rethink How We View Ethiopian Aliyah

Absorption Minister Ze'ev Elkin says Ethiopian Jews must be addressed as 'equals', vows to stop discrimination after protests.Tova Dvorin, 5/17/2015, 10:05 AM
'Erdan Must Find His Place in the Government'

'Erdan Must Find His Place in the Government'

Minister Ze'ev Elkin publicly calls on Likud MK Gilad Erdan to come back to the government and accept ministerial role.Hezki Baruch, 5/15/2015, 12:43 PM
Elkin: Don't Expect Much Judicial Reform This Term

Elkin: Don't Expect Much Judicial Reform This Term

Without necessary majority, thanks to Kulanu's opposition, major judicial reforms unlikely to pass through Knesset readings.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, Cynthia Blank, 5/14/2015, 9:58 AM
'Lapid Never Objected to Cabinet Before'

'Lapid Never Objected to Cabinet Before'

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
Elkin: Likud In No Hurry to Broaden the Coalition

Elkin: Likud In No Hurry to Broaden the Coalition

Likud negotiating team member, MK Ze'ev Elkin, discusses compromises with Jewish Home and plans to broaden the government.Ido Ben Porat, Cynthia Blank, 5/7/2015, 9:43 AM
'One of the Greatest Rabbis in Our Generation'

'One of the Greatest Rabbis in Our Generation'

Politicians, including former students, eulogize leading religious Zionist Rabbi Lichtenstein.Hezki Baruch, Ari Yashar, 4/20/2015, 10:52 AM
Lawsuits on Leftist 'Settlement Boycott' Groups

Lawsuits on Leftist 'Settlement Boycott' Groups

Legal Forum for Israel says after High Court ruling requiring boycotters to compensate, it is preparing legal fusillade.Benny Toker, Ari Yashar, 4/17/2015, 11:51 AM
Jewish Home and Likud Coalition Negotiations Begin

Jewish Home and Likud Coalition Negotiations Begin

Likud Faction chair Ze'ev Elkin expresses hope that despite differences of opinion, a coalition of natural partners be built swiftly.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, Cynthia Blank, 3/26/2015, 1:11 PM
MK Regev: Stop the Hegemony of the Radical Left

MK Regev: Stop the Hegemony of the Radical Left

Likud MKs Regev and Elkin defend Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu from attacks by the Left over the Israel Prize controversy.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, Cynthia Blank, 2/12/2015, 11:57 AM
'This is the Answer to BDS'

'This is the Answer to BDS'

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, Likud MKs praise project encouraging small businesses in Judea-Samaria, in defiance of BDS campaign.Hezki Baruch, 2/3/2015, 2:28 PM