Report: Jewish Home's Has Social, Economic Demands

Jewish Home presented to the Likud its social and economic positions for inclusion in a coalition agreement, a report said.David Lev, 2/27/2013, 12:14 AM

Activists: Why Has Likud Lost Its Way?

A special meeting of Likud members will discuss whether the Likud “learned its lessons” from the election's results.David Lev, 2/26/2013, 10:45 PM

Top Judge: Stop About Arab Vote Fraud

Voter fraud in Arab communities is rampant, said the head of Israel's Election Committee. Something must be done to stop it, he said.David Lev, 2/20/2013, 2:42 AM

Police to Investigate Voting Fraud in Arab Sector

Police will investigate several polling stations in Arab towns after Jewish observers alleged that voting fraud took place. Maayana Miskin, 2/5/2013, 8:31 PM

Report: Netanyahu Talking with Livni

Netanyahu has been holding direct talks with Tzipi Livni, trying to woo her into the coalition on the premise of peace negotiations.Elad Benari, 2/5/2013, 5:43 AM

Bayit Yehudi Torn between Lapid, Hareidim

Reports suggest Bennett has a pact with Lapid while rabbis want a religious front. Or is it spin?Gil Ronen, 2/4/2013, 10:13 AM

Photos: New MKs Undergo Training Seminar

Israel’s 48 new MK-elects underwent a “crash course” to learn the Knesset etiquette and regulations.Elad Benari, 2/4/2013, 3:42 AM

Lapid's Ambition could Save Shas

Head of second largest party may decide to stay out of the coalition and hope for Netanyahu's downfall.Gil Ronen, 2/3/2013, 10:24 PM

Bayit Yehudi, Likud Talks 'Friendly'

MK Uri Ariel: the main topic in coalition talks was hareidi enlistment.Gil Ronen, 2/3/2013, 7:34 PM

A Psychologist Views Israel's Bread & Butter Dilemma

Israel circa, 2013; the voters have clearly stated – "it’s the economy, stupid". And they have also said that senseless withdrawals in response to delusional Palestinian Arab demands are out. A psychologist says what it all means. Ron Jager, 2/3/2013, 11:41 AM

Lieberman and Bennett Meet

Yisrael Beytenu chairman Avigdor Lieberman meets Jewish Home chairman Naftali Bennett to discuss the new coalition.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/1/2013, 5:45 AM

Parties Recommend Netanyahu, Hareidim Fear Rift

Representatives of the elected lists arrived at the President's Residence to declare their recommendation for the next PM.Yoni Kempinski, 2/1/2013, 3:46 AM

Netanyahu Losing Patience with Lapid

Netanyahu feels negotiations with Yesh Atid are starting off on the wrong foot because of Lapid's many demands.Elad Benari, 2/1/2013, 3:15 AM

'Take Interior, Religious Affairs Portfolios'

Rabbi Dr. Daniel Tropper of the Jewish Home’s Elections Committee: We can have influence in the Interior and Religious Affairs Ministries.Elad Benari, 1/31/2013, 3:46 AM

Likud, Yesh Atid Recommend Netanyahu for PM

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu wins the support of the Knesset’s two largest factions in forming a new government.Elad Benari, 1/31/2013, 2:42 AM

Knitted, Black Kippot Talking about United Front

Bayit Yehudi's Bennett, Ariel spoke with UTJ's Porush about joining forces in coalition talks.Gil Ronen, 1/29/2013, 11:50 AM

Report: Bennett Underwent Polygraph Test

Jewish Home chairman underwent a polygraph test in 2009, after Netanyahu suspected that he had leaked sensitive information.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/28/2013, 3:47 AM

Israel's Press: Were the Elections an Upheaval?

Were the recent elections an earthquaking change? An upheaval? A respected publicist's analysis translated from the Hebrew "Besheva" weekly.Atty. Elyakim Haetzni, 1/27/2013, 8:35 AM

Officials: Bennett Attacked for Personal Reasons

Netanyahu comes under fire from Likud members, who say the attacks on Jewish Home's Bennett were for personal reasons.Elad Benari, 1/27/2013, 6:02 AM

MK Tibi: 'Settler Woman' Pushed Out Arab MK

Head of Raam-Taal blames low Arab voter turnout for loss of fifth Knesset seat, taken by Bayit Yehudi.Gil Ronen, 1/26/2013, 8:33 PM

Hareidi Parties May Form 'Blocking Bloc' to Lapid

Shas and United Torah Judaism may work together to prevent Lapid from drafting yeshiva students.Elad Benari, Canada, 1/25/2013, 9:11 PM

Kibbutz Leader: No More Talk of Moving Settlements

Left-wing activist says there is “no way” Israelis in Judea and Samaria will move, calls for “creative solutions.”Maayana Miskin, 1/25/2013, 1:48 PM

Yechimovich Rules Out Joining Netanyahu

"I will not lend a hand to the ongoing crushing of Israeli society," says Labor chairwoman about the possibility of joining the government.Elad Benari, 1/25/2013, 4:15 AM

Mofaz Touts Near Crash as New Opportunity

After achieving two seats, Kadima chairman hints he will join Netanyahu's new coalition.Elad Benari, 1/25/2013, 3:44 AM

Erdan: Likud Didn't Attack Bennett

The Likud didn't attack the Jewish Home but sought to "highlight" the differences between the parties, claims Minister Gilad Erdan.Elad Benari, 1/25/2013, 3:16 AM

Netanyahu 'Punishes' Saar for Election Failure

Report: Prime Minister left Gideon Saar out of coalition negotiations, blames him for election results.Arutz Sheva, 1/24/2013, 9:39 PM

Feiglin: Likud Shot Itself in the Foot

Likud MK-elect says negative campaign against the Bayit Yehudi was "catastrophic."Gil Ronen, 1/24/2013, 7:47 PM

Otzma Leyisrael was 9,000 Votes Short

Michael Ben-Ari and Aryeh Eldad will not be members of the 19th Knesset.Gil Ronen, 1/24/2013, 7:06 PM

Party Representative on Election Night Broadcast

Watch the pre-recorded interviews with members of Likud, Bayit Yehudi, Hatnua and Yesh Atid. As featured on our special live broadcast.Yoni Kempinski, 1/24/2013, 6:27 PM

Elections Over, Now Israelis Will have to Pony Up

Regardless of what the parties promised, says one financial expert, life after the elections is about to get more expensive in IsraelDavid Lev, 1/24/2013, 3:34 PM

Barak: I Will Not Serve as Defense Minister Again

Regardless of the coalition that is to be formed, Israelis have seen the last of Ehud Barak, at least for a while.David Lev, 1/24/2013, 3:32 PM

New Coalition Could Take A ‘Step to the Right’

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu could form a coalition that is more right-wing than centrist, if he so chooses - but it requires work.Chana Ya'ar, 1/24/2013, 8:44 AM

PM Reachers Out to Shas - But Not Yet Jewish Home

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu will meet Thursday with Shas chairman Eli Yishai, as he seeks to build a coalition. David Lev, 1/24/2013, 8:31 AM

Shomron Leader Predicts Instability

The Likud may form the next government, but the right has nevertheless been weakened, says Samaria Residents’ Committee head Benny Katzover.Elad Benari, 1/24/2013, 6:42 AM

Feiglin: Likud Campaign Sent Voters to Lapid

The Likud’s campaign against the Jewish Home hurt the party and caused voters to vote for Yesh Atid, says Moshe Feiglin.Elad Benari, 1/24/2013, 5:45 AM

MK Elkin: Likud Committed to Judea and Samaria

MK Zeev Elkin says Judea and Samaria will continue to be supported by the Likud, admits coalition partners may not be as supportive.Elad Benari, 1/24/2013, 3:45 AM

Lapid Rules Out Labor's 'Blocking Bloc'

"We’re not going to form a bloc with Hanin Zoabi," states Yesh Atid chairman.Elad Benari, 1/24/2013, 3:15 AM

Jewish Home Tripped Otzma, Says Candidate

Bayit Yehudi tripped breakaway Otzma LeYisrael by choosing to attack it during the campaign, party member Aryeh King says.Elad Benari, 1/24/2013, 2:44 AM

Jeremy and Ari Undaunted by Result

Hasbara duo kept a stiff upper lip after learning that Gimpel will likely not be in the 19th Knesset.Gil Ronen, 1/23/2013, 10:49 PM

Obama to Speak with Netanyahu Soon

White House congratulates Israel on election, repeats desire for direct talks between Israel, PA.Gil Ronen, 1/23/2013, 10:19 PM

Soldiers' Votes May Give Bayit Yehudi 1 More Seat

About 200,000 votes remain uncounted. An Election Committee official estimates they will make Shuli Mualem a Knesset Member.Gil Ronen, 1/23/2013, 8:30 PM

Pessimism in PA Follows Israel’s 2013 Elections

Pessimism in the Palestinian Authority about the prospects for peace with Israel follow its national elections the “morning after.” Chana Ya'ar, 1/23/2013, 3:11 PM

MK: Likud’s Attack Ads Killed Right-Wing Majority

Likud’s attacks on the Bayit Yehudi party drove young voters to the centrist Yesh Atid, says MK Uri Orbach.Maayana Miskin, 1/23/2013, 12:41 PM

250,000 ‘Wasted’ Votes in 2013 Elections

Nearly a quarter of a million voters chose parties that did not make it into the Knesset this time around.Chana Ya'ar, 1/23/2013, 11:52 AM

Meretz Urges the Left to Block Netanyahu Coalition

‘Don’t throw Bibi a lifeline,’ urges far-left Meretz chairwoman.Maayana Miskin, 1/23/2013, 10:10 AM

Vote Shift: Right, Left Evenly Matched at 60 Seats

With 99 percent of the vote counted it seems Kadima will enter Knesset, leaving right- and left-wing blocs even, if Arab parties join left.Maayana Miskin and Chana Ya'ar, 1/23/2013, 8:00 AM

Yesh Atid Has First Female Ethiopian MK

Pnina Tamano-Shata, number 14 on the Yesh Atid list, will be the first ever female MK from Ethiopia.Elad Benari, 1/23/2013, 6:44 AM

Yechimovich Still Hopes to Block Netanyahu

"There is a very very high chance that Netanyahu will not be able to form a government,” claims Labor chairwoman.Elad Benari, 1/23/2013, 5:43 AM

Lapid: We Have a Great Responsibility

“A heavy responsibility was placed our shoulders," says Yesh Atid chairman after exit polls predict he'll lead the second largest party.Elad Benari, 1/23/2013, 5:12 AM

Kadima Not Out Yet, May Pass Threshold

Kadima, the largest party in the 18th Knesset, may have passed the electoral threshold and will have two seats in the 19th Knesset.Elad Benari, 1/23/2013, 4:45 AM

Jewish Home Candidate: Wait for Final Results

Rabbi Eli Ben-Dahan, number four on the Jewish Home list, welcomes the exit polls that predict a historic outcome.Elad Benari, 1/23/2013, 4:13 AM

Bennett Speech: Jewish Home is for Everyone

“Today we set up a new home that knows how to protect its residents with martial prowess and power," says Jewish Home chairman.Elad Benari, 1/23/2013, 3:14 AM

Video: Arutz Sheva Sums Up Election Results

Watch the replay of Arutz Sheva special election broadcast.Ben Bresky, 1/23/2013, 2:43 AM

Updated Channel 2 Poll Gives Likud 33 Seats

Channel 2 News has updated its exit poll, based on real-time election results.Elad Benari, 1/23/2013, 2:16 AM

Netanyahu: Proud to be Your Prime Minister

"I thank you for giving me the opportunity for a third time to lead the State of Israel," says Netanyahu in victory speech.Elad Benari, 1/23/2013, 12:58 AM

Final Voter Turnout: 66.6%

66.6% of eligible Israeli voters exercised their right to vote in the 2013 elections, according to final numbers..Elad Benari, 1/23/2013, 12:16 AM