Vote to the right of Netanyahu

Netanyahu needs a party to his right taking strong stands on the crucial issues of Eretz Yisrael and the state's Jewish character to make sure his campaign promises come true. David Rubin, 9/16/2019, 3:10 PM

'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

Weekly Report: 15th week of second Israeli election campaign

Only a few more days to go and while things are happening, they are not heating up.Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld, 9/13/2019, 1:41 PM

Eli Yishai's dilemma

Yahad leader debating whether to continue supporting United Torah Judaism, or to switch alliance to smaller party.Ben Shaul, 9/9/2019, 2:42 PM

Jews out, Arabs in

A hard look at the Supreme Court decison banning right wing candidates but leaving anti-Israel Arabs in the running. Sheri Oz, 9/4/2019, 8:49 AM

Report: Netanyahu's associates propose deal to Ben Gvir

Deal would reportedly see Otzma drop out of Knesset race. In return, Netanyahu would work to lower the electoral threshold for next time.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/3/2019, 8:47 AM

Smotrich: Feiglin showed responsibility

Transportation Minister: The left wants parties that won't pass the electoral threshold to run all the way so that we lose seats.Hezki Baruch, 8/29/2019, 6:09 AM

Supreme Court disqualifies Otzma Yehudit candidates

Supreme Court disqualifies Baruch Marzel and Bentzi Gopstein from running in election, but says rest of candidates can run.Ido Ben Porat, 8/26/2019, 5:00 AM

Supreme Court discusses disqualification of Otzma Yehudit

Hearing called for by leftist parties and Reform movement to disqualify Otzma party from running for Knesset begins.Hezki Baruch, 8/22/2019, 9:29 AM

Likud petitions High Court to disqualify Joint Arab List

Likud and Otzma Yehudit say court should disqualify Joint Arab List for incitement, racism, supporting terrorism.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/20/2019, 5:35 PM

Elections Committee: Marzel, Gopstein can run

Lapid blames Labor party representative's absence for failure of election committee to vote to ban Otzma Yehudit from running in elections.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/14/2019, 8:55 PM

Otzma Yehudit cleared to compete in Knesset election

Central Elections Committee rejects petition to ban Otzma Yehudit from running in 15-15 vote, delays vote on candidates Marzel and Gopstein.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/14/2019, 6:33 PM

Attorney General calls to disqualify Marzel and Gopstein

A-G Mandelblit says Otzma candidates should not be allowed to run for Knesset, allows party leader Ben-Gvir and rest of list to run.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/13/2019, 10:28 PM

Mandelblit: Disqualify Marzel and Gopstein

Attorney General reportedly to recommend disqualifying Otzma Yehudit leaders from running in Knesset elections.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/12/2019, 10:06 PM

Yair Lapid pushes to ban Otzma Yehudit from elections

Blue and White leader vows to petition election committee to bar Otzma Yehudit party from running in September elections.Marcy Oster, JTA, 8/5/2019, 2:40 PM

Bennett: I did not torpedo alliance with Otzma - it's a lie

Bennett rejects claims that he was behind failure of alliance with Otzma Yehudit, and attacks Liberman. "He will bring leftist government."Yoni Kempinski, 8/4/2019, 10:09 AM

It's final - Otzma Yehudit is running alone

Otzma registers for election on its own, after party failed to reach accord with United Right.David Rosenberg, 8/1/2019, 10:42 PM

Ben-Gvir: Bennett is blocking alliance - we'll run alone

Otzma Yehudit party to run separately, accuses Naftali Bennett of torpedoing alliance with United Right.Hezki Baruch, 8/1/2019, 8:33 PM

Otzma Yehudit and Noam cancel joint run

Following dispute over inclusion of secular candidate on joint list, Otzma Yehudit and Noam end union hours ahead of registration deadline.Hezki Baruch, 8/1/2019, 7:12 PM

Is Likud behind anti-Bennett campaign?

Unsigned political campaign asserting "Bennett is again dismantling the Right" appears on several sites for religious public.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/1/2019, 1:02 PM

Hold on to your seats everyone! Party lists to be closed!

The simple, fair, and logical thing to do would be to offer Itamar Ben Gvir the number 5 spot on any technical merger in order to ensure that ballots aren’t wasted Tzvi Fishman, 7/31/2019, 9:39 PM

'Don't close the door on unity'

New Right issues call for Otzma Yehudit to put aside ego to join Unified Right.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/31/2019, 5:03 PM

The United Right's new demands for the Likud

Right-wing alliance, under pressure from PM to bring in Otzma Yehudit, demands top-level ministries in next government.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/31/2019, 3:17 PM

United Right offers 8th, 13th spots to Otzma Yehudit

Joint right-wing party makes its 'final offer' to Otzma Yehudit, granting the 8th and 13th spots on list.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/31/2019, 12:43 PM

Otzma Yehudit and Noam party form joint ticket

After talks with United Right hit impasse, Otzma Yehudit signs deal for joint run with the 'Noam' party. Itamar Ben-Gvir to lead the ticket.David Rosenberg, 7/31/2019, 11:00 AM

'Don't close the door on a large union'

The United Right list calls to Otzma Yehudit to join them. Otzma Yehudit responds: 'You're offering an unrealistic proposal.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/30/2019, 9:41 PM

'Netanyahu doesn't want right-wing government'

Leaders of new United Right-New Right technical bloc say PM Netanyahu's refusal to help out is because he wants to form a unity government.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/30/2019, 11:23 AM

'Unity is order of the day; we made compromise'

New Right chair speaks outside her home in Tel Aviv. 'Unity on Right is order of the day; public will not forgive those who won't allow it.'Yoni Kempinski, 7/25/2019, 12:12 PM

Netanyahu strategy to obstruct New Right

PM summons Jewish Home Chair Peretz, pressing him to close deal with Otzma Yehudit in attempt to foil Shaked/Bennett Knesset comeback.Mordechai Sones, 7/25/2019, 10:19 AM

Otzma Yehudit reveals conditions for joining United Right

Attorney Itamar Ben Gvir says Otzma won't accept same deal with United Right it agreed to in previous election.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/24/2019, 1:15 PM

'Netanyahu working to thwart large unification on Right'

Senior Right Parties Union official strongly attacks Netanyahu family over report PM pressing for union with Otzma before Shaked and BennettMordechai Sones, 7/23/2019, 10:08 PM

Lapid tells New Right: Don't join 'Kahanists'

Blue and White's MK Lapid urges Naftali Bennett, Ayelet Shaked, to 'remember why Jerusalem was destroyed,' avoid merging with Kahanists.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/22/2019, 4:11 PM

Why did the Israeli Supreme Court ban Otzma Yehudit candidate?

Justices release document explaining decision to bar Otma Yedudit candidate and former MK, Dr. Michael Ben Ari, from running for Knesset.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/18/2019, 6:14 PM

Ayelet Shaked teaming up with Otzma to oust Peretz?

Ex-Justice Minister reportedly forming unlikely alliance with Otzma leader to pressure United Right to replace chief Rafi Peretz with ShakedArutz Sheva Staff, 7/14/2019, 10:23 PM

Rabbi Peretz: No joint ticket with Otzma if Baruch Marzel runs

Jewish Home leader conditions renewal of agreement with Otzma Yehudit on former aide to Rabbi Meir Kahane not running.Gary Willig, 7/4/2019, 7:51 PM

Rabbi Peretz reacts: 'We very much honor agreements'

Rabbi Peretz rejects Otzma Yehudit claims he violated agreement with them: 'We want to unite the ranks.'Mordechai Sones, 6/25/2019, 10:58 PM

Smotrich: Here's why Otzma candidate isn't an MK

United Right leader says party tried to keep promise with Otzma Yehudit faction, but cannot, because the 21st Knesset is a temporary gov't.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/25/2019, 12:46 PM

Otzma Yehudit splits from United Right

Otzma Yehudit faction announces its departure from the United Right, cutting ties with Jewish Home and National Union.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/25/2019, 7:46 AM

Atlanta Orthodox synagogue breaks from Young Israel after spat

Synagogue had opposed national movement's support for Netanyahu's orchestration of Jewish Home-Otzma Yehudit merger.Ben Sales, JTA, 6/13/2019, 9:02 AM

Could United Right break apart?

Jewish Home party reportedly considering splitting from Otzma Yehudit after finding joint list did not increase voter turnout.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/2/2019, 12:34 PM

'We'll keep our promises - Itamar Ben-Gvir will be an MK'

Jewish Home chief vows to keep promise to get Otzma Yehudit candidate into Knesset, will resign from Knesset using Norwegian Law.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/17/2019, 9:44 AM

Otzma Yehudit activists block Gaza crossing

Truck driver headed to Gaza attempted to stab protesters, Otzma Yehudit activists claim. Driver in turn says activists beat him.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/1/2019, 9:27 AM

AG: United Right Knesset list cannot be changed

A-G Mandelblit says it is illegal to change United Right list following court decision to disqualify Otzma Yehudit candidate Michael Ben-AriGary Willig, 3/20/2019, 3:18 PM

Will murdered rabbi's student become Knesset Member for Otzma?

26-year-old student of rabbi who was murdered by terrorist this week could become the Knesset's most unlikely member.David Rosenberg, 3/19/2019, 1:03 PM

Will AG okay deal restoring Otzma Yehudit's 'safe' Knesset seat?

Right-wing party looking to replace Knesset candidate disqualified by court. But will AG approve last-minute changes to Knesset list?Ido Ben Porat, 3/19/2019, 11:12 AM

United Right demands Ben-Gvir be moved up to 5th place

Jewish Home, National Union chairmen write to Central Elections Committee asking to change list after High Court disqualifies candidate.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/18/2019, 6:04 PM

President of Reform movement: A huge victory

President of Union for Reform Judaism welcomes Supreme Court’s decision to disqualify Ben-Ari from running in the upcoming elections.Reut Hadar, 3/18/2019, 5:04 AM

Otzma Yehudit publishes list of demands

Otzma Yehudit presents list of demands after Ben-Ari's disqualification.Eliran Aharon, 3/18/2019, 3:00 AM

Arab parties in, Otzma Yehudit candidate out

Court overturns election committee decision to permit former MK Michael Ben-Ari to run for 21st Knesset - but permits Arab parties to run.David Rosenberg, 3/17/2019, 7:56 PM

Baruch Marzel to become a minister?

Otzma Yehudit demands activist Baruch Marzel be made a minister if High Court disqualifies candidacy of Michael Ben Ari.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/17/2019, 7:26 AM

Supreme Court weighs ban on Otzma Yehudit candidates

Supporters of right-wing faction face off against Arab activists outside of hearing as Supreme Court considers ban on Otzma Yehudit.Hezki Baruch, 3/14/2019, 12:36 PM

'We hope the court does what's right'

Supreme Court to discuss the appeal of the Reform movement against the decision to allow Ben-Ari and Ben-Gvir to run for Knesset.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/14/2019, 1:11 AM

A-G: Reject Ben-Ari and Ben-Gvir's appeal

Attorney General says Otzma Yehudit members' appeal against approval of Hadash-Ta'al to run in the elections should be rejected.Ben Ariel, 3/13/2019, 1:11 AM

Netanyahu could be elected Israel's next Prime Minister

The three main developments harming Netanyahu's chances can all be neutralized or reversed. David Singer, 3/11/2019, 12:47 AM

How often can we bury Kahane?

The same people who are fine with ANYBODY getting into our Congress here, their Knesset there, are horrified at what they see as the second-coming of Kahane in Israel. Jack Engelhard, 3/8/2019, 8:43 AM

'Whoever rejects Jewish extremists supports terrorism'

Ramat Gan Chief Rabbi condemns move against Otzma unification with rightist parties; 'In emergency, no place to quibble over representation'Rabbi Yaakov Ariel, 3/7/2019, 1:44 PM

Balad disqualified from running for the Knesset

Central Elections Committee accepts petition of Likud and Otzma Yehudit, disqualifies Balad from running for the 21st Knesset.Hezki Baruch, 3/6/2019, 11:29 PM