Time to give Liberman a bear hug

Israel needs a strong right-wing government to deal with critical issues - hopefully, cool heads will prevail.Joseph Frager, MD, Yesterday, 9:50 AM

'There's no choice but to offer Liberman a rotation'

Netanyahu's brother-in-law calls on him to work to bring Yisrael Beytenu chairman back to the right-wing bloc.Nitsan Keidar, Friday, 5:56 AM

Let Liberman be Deputy Prime Minister and call it a day

Jaws might drop over this suggestion, and Trump haters might even go so far as to suggest an investigation as to Russia’s possible ties to the ‘mad’ Russian Avigdor, but there is nothing wrong with being mad like a fox. Gerald McGlothlin, Thursday, 4:02 PM

Liberman: Enough of Netanyahu's shticks and tricks

Yisrael Beyteinu leader accuses PM Netanyahu of paying lip service to unity government while seeking 3rd round of elections.Arutz Sheva Staff, Thursday, 3:58 PM

Liberman: We will not sit with the Arab parties

Yisrael Beytenu chairman calls on Netanyahu and Gantz to focus on a unity government. "For us, there is no other option."Elad Benari, Thursday, 5:12 AM

A wind of anti-Zionism batters Israel

Liberman, who made himself a name as a right wing hawk, has lately embraced the secular anti-religious agenda. And militant secularism and Zionism rarely coexisted. Giulio Meotti, Wednesday, 3:27 PM

Liberman: 'There's only one option - a unity government'

Yisrael Beytenu chair says no negotiations without commitment to pass Draft Law, run public transportation on Shabbat.Shimon Cohen, Wednesday, 9:35 AM

'There may be no option other than a war with Hamas'

PM Netanyahu talks about Joint Arab List's demands from Blue and White, and the security situation on the Israel-Gaza border.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/14/2019, 11:37 PM

Shas leader: Yisrael Beytenu gave votes to the left

'For ten years, MK Liberman and I worked together to ensure Jerusalem would not have a secular mayor,' Min. Deri says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/14/2019, 9:48 PM

Liberman: Netanyahu will form 'theocratic government'

Yisrael Beytenu chair claims religious-right bloc will have 62 Knesset seats, PM Netanyahu will form government of 'haredim and messianics.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/11/2019, 9:13 AM

Shas leader: 'I haven't spoken to Liberman in four months'

'I understood that Yisrael Beytenu chair isn't interested in compromise or a Netanyahu government,' Interior Min. Deri says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/10/2019, 9:15 AM

'Liberman has joined the Left again'

PM blasts former Defense Minister: 'He used to say that he would eliminate Hamas chief within 48 hours. Now he's working with Arab MKs.'Hezki Baruch, 9/9/2019, 2:56 PM

Liberman: Netanyahu, Arab parties cooperating

Yisrael Beyteinu leader says Joint List leader Ayman Odeh, PM Netanyahu cooperating in 'fight' on proposed cameras law.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/8/2019, 12:16 PM

Liberman: 'Likud will trigger violence at voting stations'

The Likud responds: 'Liberman's words are complete falsehood. He's lying due to pressure because he knows he will lose.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/7/2019, 10:59 PM

'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

'I hope Liberman won't be in next government'

Culture Minister Regev urges Gantz to reveal contents of cellphone: 'I wonder what's there that interests Iranians and Russians so much.'Mordechai Sones, 8/29/2019, 9:45 AM

Liberman apologizes for announcing terrorist's capture

Yisrael Beytenu chair blames Gaza op failure on PM, says leak on terrorist capture may be due to 'energetic' spokesperson.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/28/2019, 1:14 PM

Liberman to support ballot box camera legislation

Liberman explains support for legislation, stings haredi opponents: 'I'm disturbed by what's happening in haredi, Arab society on issue.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/27/2019, 9:14 PM

Legal opinion to allow Jewish Hevron construction

Defense establishment legal advisor says Jews may build above Hevron wholesale market that belongs to Sefardic community.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/26/2019, 3:37 PM

Liberman: 'Intolerable that Smotrich is part of the cabinet'

'If PM Netanyahu doesn't have 61 MKs supporting him, Likud will replace him,' Yisrael Beytenu chairman says.Hezki Baruch, 8/24/2019, 10:15 PM

Liberman: I'm opposed to gay parades in haredi areas'

Following the exposure of a video in which Liberman says he's opposed to gay parades, he defends himself from calls of 'homophobe.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/22/2019, 6:37 PM

Poll: Liberman loses seat after vote-sharing agreement

Poll finds Shaked unharmed by recent media attacks, Liberman loses seat in wake of vote-sharing agreement with Blue and White.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/21/2019, 3:48 PM

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

Where fools rush in: Predicting the Israeli elections

There was an expensive pre-election in April. Hard numbers resulted. Not theories. Not polls. Not surveys. Not predictions. Not guesses. Hard numbers.Rabbi Prof. Dov Fischer, 8/12/2019, 10:34 AM

Liberman: 'We won't budge a single millimeter on Draft Law'

Yisrael Beytenu chairman promises: 'We're not in the government because we wouldn't compromise, and we won't cave in September, either.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/7/2019, 3:43 PM

Liberman to Smotrich: A government will be formed without you

Yisrael Beytenu chairman: Smotrich declares that if it was up to him and his friends, they would impose a halakhic state on us.Eliran Aharon, 8/6/2019, 4:35 AM

'Liberman has been thinking only about himself for 30 years'

Minister Bezalel Smotrich: My son who is attending first grade is more fit to be Prime Minister than Liberman.Ben Ariel, 8/5/2019, 5:40 AM

Netanyahu: Lapid and Liberman have a shady deal

Netanyahu blasts Lapid and Liberman, says they have a secret deal in place to bring him down.Hezki Baruch, 8/5/2019, 5:06 AM

Liberman: My wife and daughter are completely religious

Yisrael Beytenu chairman claims that he's not against religious people. 'I live in a mixed comm. - haredim, religious and secular.'Hezki Baruch, 8/3/2019, 11:56 PM

Liberman won't rule out rotation with PM Netanyahu

MK Liberman says he's not obsessed with becoming prime minister, but it's an option. Sources: 'Rotation with PM Netanyahu not an option.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/3/2019, 9:58 PM

Liberman changes strategy, won't attack Netanyahu

Yisrael Beytenu chairman reportedly will change his strategy and will no longer attack PM during election campaign.Elad Benari, Canada, 8/3/2019, 2:00 AM

Liberman: Labor chair and Netanyahu have a deal

Yisrael Beytenu chair: 'Obviously there is a price for this deal, obviously the price is Amir Peretz’s presidency.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/1/2019, 9:07 AM

Liberman: We will not recommend anyone who says 'no' to unity

'If Likud or Blue & White favors a narrow gov't, we won't recommend either,' says Yisrael Beyteinu chairman Avigdor Liberman.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/30/2019, 10:56 PM

Liberman: 'No problem with Shaked, just with the messianics'

MK Liberman says he won't compromise on Draft Law, won't sit with haredim or 'messianic' United Right MKs.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/27/2019, 9:25 PM

Avigdor Liberman's arrogance

Israel the compassionate society: The crazy political scene.Walter Bingham, 7/26/2019, 6:41 PM

Liberman: Government paying protection money to Hamas

Yisrael Beytenu chair slams PM Netanyahu, says 'whitewashing terror' is 'black stain on Israel's government and the one leading it.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/23/2019, 3:23 PM

Liberman the Accuser: 'Netanyahu pays ransom to terror org'

Yisrael Beyteinu continues attack on Prime Minister, 'He thinks you can fool all the people all the time.'Mordechai Sones, 7/22/2019, 8:09 PM

Beaten at his own game? 'Liberman against the haredim'

Liberman posts a photo of Netanyahu with Litzman as proof of a 'state run by Jewish law,' but then a reporter beats him at his own game.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/14/2019, 6:50 PM

'Secular Right' party allowed to register with its name

Party registrar rejects Yisrael Beytenu petition claiming that name of Tiberias mayor's party would mislead voters and harm Yisrael Beytenu.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/11/2019, 9:33 AM

Liberman's campaign slogan: Make Israel normal again

Yisrael Beyteinu launches new campaign slogan based on Trump's 'make America Great again.'Ben Sales/JTA, 7/9/2019, 7:46 PM

No project contributed to IDF, State like pre-army prep schools

Education Minister responds to Liberman attack on pre-military prep programs: 'Thousands educated to give, volunteer for State and People.'Rabbi Rafi Peretz, 7/2/2019, 7:03 PM

Liberman to Netanyahu: Don't preach to me

Former DM says PM who gave Hevron to the PA should not lecture him on criticism of religious Zionist institutions.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/2/2019, 4:24 PM

'Netanyahu guided by fear of elections'

Yisrael Beytenu attacks PM following move to cancel early elections.Elad Benari, 6/26/2019, 12:07 AM

Liberman: Netanyahu wants a government with the Arab parties

Yisrael Beytenu chairman says a government with the Arab parties is 'at the expense of the public which 'serves in the IDF and pays taxes.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/24/2019, 4:15 PM

Likud's Liberman strategy: Ignore him

Likud decides not to attack Yisrael Beyteinu Chairman to reduce religion and state preoccupation, and facilitate post-election cooperation.Mordechai Sones, 6/18/2019, 10:28 PM

'This is terrorism, not pedophilia'

Yisrael Beytenu chairman Avigdor Liberman demands death penalty for man who raped 7-year-old.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/17/2019, 4:25 PM

Liberman vs right-wing media

Yisrael Beytenu chair slams media outlets, including Arutz Sheva, which 'claim to represent' Israel's Right.Hezki Baruch, 6/17/2019, 12:29 PM

Ya'alon calls for unity government

Blue and White leader welcomes Liberman's pledge to force unity government, but says such government cannot include Netanyahu.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/16/2019, 9:06 AM

'Netanyahu, Gantz willing to give the haredim everything'

MK Oded Forer says Liberman changed position on unity government in order to create government that could stand up to haredi parties.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/16/2019, 8:15 AM

Liberman zigzagging: What did he say just two months ago?

In April, Liberman rejected the possibility of establishing a unity government and promised to recommend only Netanyahu.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/16/2019, 6:13 AM

'The cat's out of the bag'

Likud, United Right, respond to MK Liberman's promise to support unity government.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/15/2019, 10:26 PM

Liberman: We'll force a unity government

Yisrael Beytenu wants unity government - without the haredim or Otzma Yehudit.Hezki Baruch, 6/15/2019, 9:14 PM

Likud, Yisrael Beytenu trade barbs

Likud and Yisrael Beytenu parties trade barbs after Netanyahu appoints new adviser on Russian immigrant affairs.Hezki Baruch, 6/13/2019, 2:04 AM

'We must ensure Liberman doesn't pass the threshold'

Degel Hatorah chairman Moshe Gafni calls on party activists to make every effort to prevent Liberman from entering the next coalition.Ben Ariel, 6/12/2019, 4:32 AM

Liberman slams 'messianic haredim'

Yisrael Beytenu chief vows to block haredi agenda in next government. 'We won't allow religious coercion, attempts to alter status quo.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/11/2019, 2:45 PM

Gafni: Liberman paralyzed Israel

MK Gafni claims MK Liberman 'paralyzed' Israel, Yisrael Beytenu MK points out that solutions are at hand, Liberman didn't ask for elections.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/11/2019, 2:08 PM

Netanyahu will be Israel’s next Prime Minister - with Trump’s help

Yisrael Beyteinu headed by Avigdor Liberman – saw its vote reduced from 214906 to 173004 in the 2019 elections. David Singer, 6/7/2019, 2:12 PM