'World will ultimately accept our sovereignty in Jordan Valley'

Knesset Speaker tells CNN that despite criticism, Netanyahu's plan to annex Jordan Valley will be viewed as 'natural' within a few years.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/15/2019, 6:28 PM

'Joint List chairman hurt the Arab sector with his antics'

Knesset Speaker accuses Joint list chairman Ayman Odeh of 'attack' after he gets in PM's face to take pictures with cell phone.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/12/2019, 4:11 PM

'Stop the personal attacks within the right'

Yuli Edelstein calls on parties that do not pass the electoral threshold to show responsibility.Yoni Kempinski, 9/6/2019, 4:15 AM

Watch: Knesset Speaker affixes mezuzah in Machpelah House

'35 years ago, I was arrested in Moscow and sent to the Gulag. Who would have thought I'd be here today in Hevron as Knesset Speaker?'Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/4/2019, 6:27 PM

'We will apply Israeli sovereignty in Hevron'

Memorial for victims of 1929 riots held at Hevron cemetery. "It's time that a visit to the Cave be the most comfortable, natural thing."Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/4/2019, 3:50 PM

Knesset speaker: If we form government, we can apply sovereignty

Yuli Edelstein tells Arutz Sheva that Netanyahu's statement about sovereignty in Judea and Samaria was not just an election promise.Nitzan Keidar, 9/1/2019, 8:39 PM

Knesset speaker: 'You go to the store and know you're on camera'

'If Blue and White don't want cameras to prevent fraud, they obviously want the fraud,' Likud's Yuli Edelstein says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/30/2019, 12:57 PM

Knesset Speaker positioning himself as Netanyahu's successor

Yuli Edelstein, the Knesset Speaker and number 2 on the Likud list, reportedly preparing for Netanyahu's eventual retirement.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/4/2019, 9:21 PM

Knesset Speaker: Netanyahu is the only candidate

Yuli Edelstein slams 'ongoing attempts to de-legitimize Likud's chosen leader.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/3/2019, 10:38 PM

Knesset Speaker: No way to cancel elections

'Not everyone involved cooperated,' Knesset Speaker Edelstein explains.Haim Lev, 7/3/2019, 3:29 PM

Barak blasts Edelstein: He's trying to rescue Netanyahu

Former PM fires back after Knesset Speaker calls him "the most failed Prime Minister Israel has ever had".Hezki Baruch, 7/1/2019, 5:36 AM

Knesset Speaker: 'I am no one's emissary'

Yuli Edelstein urges support for canceling elections, while Blue and White MKs call for PM Netanyahu to leave the Likud and step down.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/26/2019, 12:34 PM

Netanyahu vows to stand by right-wing allies

'Likud never offered Blue & White rotational government. I won't abandon right-wing allies,' says PM, amid rumors of planned unity gov't.Hezki Baruch, 6/26/2019, 11:05 AM

'Israel will no longer tolerate Arab riots on Temple Mount'

Knesset Speaker calls for crackdown on Arab rioters on Temple Mount, efforts to bar Jews from visiting holy site.Nitsan Keidar, 6/3/2019, 6:05 PM

Knesset Speaker to Israeli children: Believe in yourselves

Yuli Edelstein uses his speech at torch-lighting ceremony to speak directly to the children of Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/9/2019, 3:04 AM

A shameful election display

We'll all be glad when it's over.Walter Bingham, 4/5/2019, 6:29 PM

'We hope the next Knesset will be calmer than this one'

Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein and Jewish Agency Chairman Isaac Herzog speak with Jewish students in seven locations worldwide.Mordechai Sones, 3/14/2019, 1:53 PM

'The Left is behaving more responsibly than the Right'

Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein slams right-wing leaders for failing to unite like the Blue and White party.Shimon Cohen, 3/10/2019, 6:07 PM

Yuli Edelstein on Netanyahu and Likud

Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein talks to contributor Boaz Bismuth of Israel Hayom Daily and host Nurit Ben about Israeli elections.i24News, 3/4/2019, 12:58 AM

'Where are condemnations of Arab nationalist party?'

Knesset Speaker pushes back on attacks against Otzma Yehudit faction, says critics should first condemn radical anti-Israel Arab MKs.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/25/2019, 11:09 AM

Edelstein: EU policy to blame for Eurovision protests

Knesset Speaker tells EU ambassadors their governments cannot obsess over Israeli policy and be surprised at anti-Israel protests.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/21/2019, 4:45 PM

Knesset speaker slams pro-BDS bill in letter to Irish parliament

'This is a blatant effort to meddle in Israel’s domestic policy, and one that we cannot overlook.'Uzi Baruch, 1/29/2019, 2:17 PM

Israel cancels Knesset delegation to Ireland

As Ireland advances anti-Israel boycott bill, Knesset cancels planned delegation trip to Ireland, as diplomatic row deepens.David Rosenberg, 1/28/2019, 11:36 AM

Knesset Speaker warns High Court not to debate Nationality Law

Edelstein says Knesset will pass override bill if High Court debates Nationality Law. 'This is a battle for the Knesset's sovereignty.'Tzvi Lev, 1/18/2019, 12:37 PM

One-On-One with Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein

Israel's 20th parliament — recently dissolved ahead of elections, was one of the most feisty sessions the country has ever seen.i24News, 1/8/2019, 7:54 PM

'Without Zoabi, without Zahalka, and hopefully without Balad'

Knesset Speaker welcomes report that two Arab MKs will not serve in the next Knesset. Zoabi denies she isn't running.Elad Benari, 12/27/2018, 3:36 AM

Knesset Speaker: We're going to elections, hope they'll be clean

Yuli Edelstein on decision to advance elections and dissolve Knesset: 'We leave a Knesset that was characterized by offensive discourse.'Hezki Baruch, 12/24/2018, 8:21 PM

MK Hazan: 'Knesset Speaker trying to wipe me out'

Ethics Committee seeks to discipline Hazan without hearing his side; after PM intervention committee to wait for MKs release from hospital.Mordechai Sones, 12/19/2018, 11:43 AM

Israel 'disappointed' by Australia's decision on Jerusalem

FM says recognizing West Jerusalem as capital only 'a step in the right direction' while senior official says PM 'only went halfway'.Tzvi Lev, 12/15/2018, 6:59 PM

'Events in Haifa are very disturbing'

Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein calls on Haifa mayor to reverse decision to appoint supporter of terrorism as deputy mayor.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/11/2018, 10:08 PM

Knesset Speaker at Beit El dinner: 'Extend Israeli sovereignty'

MK Yuli Edelstein at Beit El institutions dinner: 'When I visit Bet El, mayor points out where Jacob slept and dreamed of ladder to heaven.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/3/2018, 8:15 PM

Manhattan: Salute to the institutions of the Beit El Yeshiva

Annual conference of Beit El Yeshiva held in Manhattan, with the participation of businessman Eugen Gluck and Knesset Speaker Edelstein.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/3/2018, 6:59 AM

Czech President visits Knesset

Czech President Milos Zeman addresses Knesset as Czech Republic opens 'Czech House' in first step towards opening Jerusalem embassy.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/26/2018, 5:07 PM

Iran FM leaves conference ahead of Edelstein's speech

Javad Zarif leaves Rome conference ahead of speech by Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein. 'Shame Italy is cooperating with Iran.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/23/2018, 2:01 PM

Knesset Speaker: 'Rabin assassination prolonged Oslo Accords'

Yuli Edelstein says former Prime Minister's murder had no historical effect. 'A terrible tragedy and severe shock.'Mordechai Sones, 11/4/2018, 10:48 AM

Knesset speaker: We'll keep building in Hevron

MK Yuli Edelstein hails decision to expand Jewish community in Hevron. 'We will keep building in city of the Patriarchs.'Ezra Sanders, 11/1/2018, 10:44 PM

'There is no immediate solution with the Palestinians'

Knesset Speaker hosts German delegation headed by the president of the Bundestag.Hezki Baruch, 10/25/2018, 12:06 AM

'Rumors of the death of Israeli democracy are exaggerated'

Knesset Speaker addresses 700 North America Jewish Federation heads on complex relationship between people of Israel and Diaspora.Mordechai Sones, 10/23/2018, 8:26 PM

Culture Minister and Knesset Speaker meet for reconciliation

Regev and Edelstein meet after protracted break between them since torch-lighting ceremony last Independence Day.Mordechai Sones, 10/14/2018, 4:41 PM

'Government can solve haredi draft dilemma'

Knesset Speaker dismisses suggestions government likely to split over haredi draft law, says there is no reason to hold early elections.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/12/2018, 7:50 AM

Knesset speaker refuses to speak at Rabin rally

Yuli Edelstein says he won't speak an this year's rally in memory of former PM, citing the apparent political nature of the event.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/10/2018, 10:44 PM

Knesset Speaker optimistic: 50 seats for Likud

Yuli Edelstein says it would be a mistake to dissolve the Knesset, believes Likud could win 50 seats in the next elections.Hezki Baruch, 9/3/2018, 3:45 AM

Anger and astonishment

The feelings of anger and astonishment I felt on the day of the disengagement plan Knesset vote were engraved in my heart.Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein, 8/15/2018, 12:30 PM

Knesset Speaker refuses to receive resignation in Arabic

Yuli Edelstein refuses to accept Joint Arab List MK resignation letter because it was written in Arabic.Mordechai Sones, 8/8/2018, 2:17 PM

Did Knesset Speaker scuttle Regev's bill as revenge?

Miri Regev says Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstien scuttled her 'Film Law' over ugly tensions between the two.Tzvi Lev, 7/18/2018, 5:11 PM

Edelstein: Elections will take place at their scheduled time

Knesset Speaker certain that an agreement will be reached over the Draft Law, believes no party in the coalition is interested in elections.Ben Ariel, 7/18/2018, 5:15 AM

'There were also many murderers among us'

Austrian parliament chairman visits Knesset wearing skullcap, admits his countrymen were 'not only victims of the Nazis'.Mordechai Sones, 7/16/2018, 9:56 PM

'Fortify Syrian border with an iron wall'

Knesset Speaker Edelstein calls for iron wall on Israel's northern border, says Israel must prepare for events ahead of time.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/11/2018, 2:00 PM

'It was possible to avoid misunderstanding with Poland'

Conference for Chair of Parliamentary Friendship Group meets in KnessetArutz Sheva Staff, 7/10/2018, 5:23 PM

'Conference against the State in Edelstein's Knesset'

MK Oren Hazan attacks Knesset Speaker for allowing 'Children under Occupation' conference. MK Forer: 'Completely adopted terror narrative.'Mordechai Sones, 7/3/2018, 7:39 PM

Knesset speaker bans screening of left-wing film

Edelstein says left-wing MKs cannot screen documentary or hang signs as backlash over conference grows.Tzvi Lev, 7/1/2018, 5:13 PM

'EU can't fund illegal building and be upset over demolitions'

Knesset Speaker meets EU ambassador to Israel, says Eu must coordinate construction in Judea and Samaria with Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/26/2018, 7:49 PM

'From bitterness comes sweetness'

Yuli Edelstein visits new town for evacuees of Amona, promises that if the Regulation Law is annulled, the Overrule Clause will be enacted.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/15/2018, 9:56 AM

Knesset Speaker in Amichai: There's always a silver lining

Yuli Edelstein visits new community for Amona evacuees.Hezki Baruch, 6/15/2018, 3:03 AM

'Destruction unacceptable- there will be an answer'

Knesset Speaker visits temporary home of family whose home was destroyed in Netiv Ha'avot today.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/12/2018, 7:39 PM

Bill proposed by Arab MKs disqualified by Knesset Presidium

Knesset Presidium disqualifies bill to turn Israel into a 'country of all its citizens,' negating its Jewish character.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/4/2018, 3:31 PM

Recognition of Armenian genocide reaches Knesset

Knesset approves motion seeking to hold discussion on recognition of Armenian genocide. Government chooses not to respond to proposal.Hezki Baruch, 5/23/2018, 9:23 PM