'I want the Likud in the government'

Blue and White MK Elazar Stern tries to calm down the residents of Judea and Samaria.Yoni Kempinski, Wednesday, 5:34 AM

Blue and White MK: Netanyahu failed twice

MK Hili Tropper calls for Likud to join a government led by his party: We don't disqualify anyone.Yoni Kempinski, Wednesday, 4:05 AM

Gantz: Mission accomplished, we will work toward unity gov't

Blue and White chairman speaks at party headquarters in Tel Aviv: I spoke with Peretz and Horowitz, I will also talk to Liberman.Yoni Kempinski, Wednesday, 2:29 AM

'Establish a unity government to heal Israeli society'

MK Yoaz Hendel of Blue and White finds it difficult to see Netanyahu leading the next government.Yoni Kempinski, Wednesday, 2:13 AM

"Voters said 'no' to Netanyahu"

Final results of Tuesday's election will force establishment of broad unity government, says Blue and White MK Orit Farkash-Hacohen.Yoni Kempinski, Wednesday, 2:01 AM

Lapid: We won't sit in Netanyahu's government

Blue and White leader vows not to be a part of Netanyahu's government but doesn't rule out including Likud in a unity government.Elad Benari, Monday, 6:41 AM

Blue and White against Labor

Gantz and Lapid's party makes strategic decision to try to hurt Labor-Gesher party and keep it below electoral threshold.Arutz Sheva Staff, Monday, 5:57 AM

Netanyahu hints Blue and White behind US spying report

Prime Minister Netanyahu hints Blue and White was behind Politico report saying Israel attempted to spy on the United States.Ben Ariel, Canada, Friday, 8:14 PM

Poll: Likud regains lead

Right holds 58 seats, left 52 seats in latest poll, Likud regains lead after previous polls showed Blue and White ahead.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/10/2019, 8:32 PM

Lapid: 'Bibi's become serial loser'

'The man who said, "What I want, I get", doesn't get. Didn't win elections. Didn't get majority in Knesset. Didn't form government.'Hezki Baruch, 9/9/2019, 5:47 PM

Gantz: Netanyahu is making up election forgeries

Blue and White chairman: In order to cover up his own forgery, Netanyahu invents election forgery.Hezki Baruch, 9/9/2019, 3:03 AM

'They're stealing the election'

Prime Minister blasts Blue and White leaders for opposing law allowing security cameras in voting booths to prevent fraud in Arab sector.Hezki Baruch, 9/6/2019, 1:16 PM

Poll: Right in the lead, but cannot form coalition

Likud, Blue and White parties tied at 32 seats in latest poll, right leads 56 seats to 53.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/5/2019, 9:09 PM

Bennett: We won't sit in Gantz-Lapid government

Ex minister unimpressed by Gantz's openness to including Shaked and himself in Blue and White-led gov't. "No way we'd sit in that gov't."Yehonatan Gottlieb, 9/5/2019, 11:11 AM

'Blue and White trying to copy our campaign'

Yisrael Beytenu chair says center-left Blue and White party copied his campaign for secular and nationalist government.Eliran Aharon, 9/4/2019, 4:14 PM

Likud MK: 'It's either Likud or Lapid - for the entire term'

Gideon Sa'ar points out: Blue and White party has adopted Yair Lapid's attitude towards haredim.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/4/2019, 11:34 AM

Haredi MKs blast 'incompetent' Gantz

UTJ leaders fire back after Gantz declares he will act to form coalition without the haredim.Chaim Lev, 9/4/2019, 6:11 AM

Yair Lapid: I will be Prime Minister

Blue and White's #2 hopes Netanyahu will step down after the election, attacks senior Yamina members.Elad Benari, 9/4/2019, 4:09 AM

Gantz will not appeal to haredim as he abhors 'extortion'

'We'll turn to Likud to form government based on secular majority in Israel,' Blue and White Chairman promises.Mordechai Sones, 9/3/2019, 3:54 PM

Lapid: Jewish sovereignty not possible in Judea and Samaria

'Blue and White won't sit in government with Netanyahu, says Yair Lapid, mocking PM's pledge to annex Jewish towns in Judea and Samaria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/2/2019, 9:21 AM

Gantz suspends campaign - Lapid blames Netanyahu

Blue and White chairman Gantz suspends campaign after Hezbollah missile barrage in the north. Minutes later, Lapid attacks Bibi.Hezki Baruch, 9/1/2019, 9:44 PM

Weekly summary: Israel's election campaign, thirteenth week

No election fever yet - and will it come at all? A rundown of events which may influence the elections less than three weeks away.Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld, 8/30/2019, 5:45 PM

Plastic bullets fired at Blue and White gathering

Police arrest two suspects in firing of plastic bullets during Blue and White convention in Rehovot. Party leaders blame the right.Orli Harari, 8/30/2019, 3:12 AM

Blue & White denies claim Russians hacked its phones, computers

Russian embassy and Blue & White party push back on report that Russian hackers had gained access to senior members' cell phones.Marcy Oster, JTA, 8/29/2019, 3:12 PM

'We will not sit with Arab parties in government'

MK Hendel responds to Arab MK's statement that Joint List ready to join Gantz-Lapid government. "We'll form nationalist unity government."Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/22/2019, 10:30 AM

Ayman Odeh to help Benny Gantz form Leftist government

Joint Arab List Chair MK Ayman Odeh does not rule out possibility of recommending Gantz as PM - and joining coalition headed by him.Mordechai Sones, 8/22/2019, 9:33 AM

Yisrael Beytenu signs vote-sharing agreement with Blue and White

MK Liberman: 'Agreement is technical issue, we don't want to lose a Knesset seat.'Hezki Baruch, 8/20/2019, 1:20 PM

Benny Gantz: There will be no splits in Blue and White

'There are elements in the political system which would like to disrupt our activities,' Gantz says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/18/2019, 11:45 PM

Blue & White reaches out to Arab voters in bid to defeat Likud

With polls showing the Likud holding narrow but consistent lead, Blue and White ratchets up efforts to win over Arab voters.David Rosenberg, 8/9/2019, 11:52 AM

Gantz in Gush Etzion: We'll continue to build in the blocs

"The terrorists will not be able to break our spirit. The IDF and the security forces will chase them and capture them - alive or dead."Hezki Baruch, 8/9/2019, 4:09 AM

Gantz: In the next round, we will defeat Hamas

"If necessary, we'll frustrate its leaders and crush the region. We'll act on the ground as much as we want," Blue and White chair promises.Hezki Baruch, 8/6/2019, 1:45 PM

Blue and White heading towards breakup?

'Lapid wants to distance himself from Blue and White and put Yesh Atid back into the fight against haredim,' party official says.Michal Levy, 8/6/2019, 11:59 AM

'It's anti-Semitic': Blue and White ad incites against haredim

Blue and White campaign video paints religious, haredi, ministers as money-sucking parasites, PM Netanyahu as caring only about himself.Chana Roberts, 8/5/2019, 2:54 PM

Poll: 54 seats for right-wing bloc without Liberman

Blue and White is the largest party, with 30 seats, while Likud gets 29. United Right in 3-way tie for third largest party, with 11 seats.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/4/2019, 8:53 AM

Second Israeli elections weekly report: 9th week July25-July31

Election lists are in. Who is running and in which party?Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld, 8/2/2019, 9:26 AM

Gantz: 'I want to replace Netanyahu, not sit together with him'

Benny Gantz stated he would call for a unity gov't after elections. A few minutes later, he retracted his words.Hezki Baruch, 8/1/2019, 8:00 PM

Gantz trying to woo the haredim?

Blue and White chairman tells haredim that MK Lapid 'doesn't hate haredim,' urges not ruling anyone out, says leadership should stay haredi.Michal Levi, 7/31/2019, 3:03 PM

Haredim protest Blue & White chief's visit to Bnei Brak

Hundreds of residents demonstrated against the visit of the Blue and White chairman. 'The haredi community only supports Netanyahu.'Hezki Baruch, 7/26/2019, 8:18 AM

Nir Barkat calls for unity government with Blue & White

Likud MK and ex-Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat endorses establishment of unity government with center-left Blue White party.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/24/2019, 10:53 AM

Benny Gantz shifts strategy

Blue and White chair won't attack PM on a personal level. Sources close to Gantz: 'He doesn't want to close door on partnership with PM.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/23/2019, 9:30 AM

Poll: Likud 30, Blue & White 30, United Right 12

New poll shows alliance between right-wing parties wouldn't bolster Netanyahu's chances of forming new government.David Rosenberg, 7/22/2019, 8:40 AM

Tension in Blue and White

MK Omer Yankelevich (Blue and White) was caught in the act removing sensitive materials from the party. Benny Gantz granted her immunity.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/18/2019, 10:12 PM

Arutz Sheva poll: Likud 31, Blue and White 28

According to poll, neither left nor right able to form coalition without Yisrael Beytenu party.Ido Ben Porat, 7/17/2019, 8:34 PM

Darkness according to Bogie Ya'alon

Please enlighten us, Bogie. Explain to us Religious Zionists why freedom to choose is backward. David Rubin, 7/17/2019, 7:25 AM

Gantz: 'We're getting ready for the day after Netanyahu'

At the official campaign launch rally for Blue & White, Benny Gantz claims that even the Likud is getting ready for the day after Netanyahu.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/14/2019, 10:50 PM

Likud rips Blue & White for hiring ex-Obama strategist

'Have you gone crazy? Fire him!' New Likud ad campaign rails against Blue & White's new American strategist Joel Benenson.Sara Rubenstein, 7/12/2019, 1:27 PM

'We're not threatening to uproot anyone'

Blue and White Chair claims party wants agreement not requiring uprooting settlements, talks about meeting with religious Zionist rabbis.Mordechai Sones, 7/11/2019, 12:26 PM

Poll: Likud, Blue and White tied at 30 seats

New poll shows neither right nor left blocs winning enough Knesset seats to form a government.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/9/2019, 8:54 PM

'Netanyahu is not the only one who will preserve the land'

MK Tropper does not volunteer details about meeting between Benny Gantz and religious Zionist rabbis, but strives for respectful discourse.Shimon Cohen, 7/9/2019, 5:43 PM

Blue and White: Parents will pay less in school fees

New party issues its first brag, says Israeli parents will now pay less in school fees.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/9/2019, 5:19 PM

Benny Gantz recruits Obama campaign strategist

Joel Benenson, chief campaign strategist for Hillary Clinton's presidential bid and advisor for both Obama campaigns, hired by Blue & White.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/9/2019, 9:51 AM

Ya'alon: 'Only Lapid supports rotation agreement'

Leaked recording reveals ongoing split within Blue and White party over Lapid's demands to share premiership with Gantz.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/9/2019, 9:30 AM

Blue and White: 'No need to join with new parties'

Blue and White's MK Ya'alon says Gaza is a humanitarian-economic issue, Blue and White will run 'exactly as it did in April.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/8/2019, 9:42 AM

Unity government? 'We'll form a government without Liberman'

Likud, Blue and White, say they may be willing to form a unity government - without Yisrael Beytenu.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/6/2019, 10:51 PM

Gantz: Defense begins with deterrence

Blue and White party tours, holds weekly meeting in Ashkelon, vows to protect residents better than Netanyahu.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/4/2019, 6:16 PM

'Gantz is like a turtle, taking forever to make a decision'

Senior Blue and White officials complain that party leader Benny Gantz takes extremely long time to make even the simplest decisions.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/30/2019, 8:54 AM

Likud estimates: Kulanu voters may vote for Blue and White

Likud believes Blue and White may be able to sway right-wing Kulanu's voters, report says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/29/2019, 10:41 PM