Poll predicts no majority for Right with Yisrael Beytenu out

According to Midgam Institute data Blue and White Party continues to lead Likud; Right bloc appears fragile.Mordechai Sones, 3/5/2019, 8:47 PM

'Gaza-area residents don't want to return to bomb shelters'

Negev Likud rep convinced his party will enjoy great support in south and Gaza area. "The wise don't forget the lessons of the Expulsion."Benny Tocker, 3/5/2019, 9:15 AM

Netanyahu to Sa'ar: Let's join hands and work together

Prime Minister seen shaking hands with Gideon Sa'ar at Likud gathering and speaking with him cordially.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/5/2019, 3:44 AM

Likud officially launches campaign for 21st Knesset

Netanyahu: 'Corruption cases will collapse after election. Only a big Likud will defeat the Left.'Mordechai Sones, 3/4/2019, 9:45 PM

'Netanyahu is plunging in the polls, so he invents stories'

Blue and White leader accuses PM Netanyahu of scare tactics to boost Likud's poll numbers, calls for all 'sane Zionists' to join him.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/4/2019, 12:11 PM

Netanyahu: It won't be easy for me with Rivlin

PM says President unlikely to ask him to form next government if current poll trends continue.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/4/2019, 9:23 AM

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

Petition against 'Likud TV' rejected

Central Elections Committee chairman rejects outright petition against Likud's Facebook television channel.Nitsan Keidar, 3/1/2019, 2:37 AM

'With these gaps in the polls Gantz will be the next PM'

Dr. Eyal Levin believes president will ask the leader of largest party to form next coalition, not the leader with the most recommendations.Benny Toker, 2/28/2019, 10:41 PM

'I saw the video and I was shocked'

Netanyahu renounces Likud campaign ad showing graves of soldiers. "I understand the bereaved families because I am part of them."Elad Benari, 2/27/2019, 1:04 AM

Likud removes cemetery ad following criticism

Bereaved families call on election campaigns to leave them alone after Likud ad in military cemetery calls Benny Gantz 'dangerous.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/26/2019, 8:59 PM

Likud: Why doesn't Nisenkorn resign?

Party files complaint with Central Elections Committee against Histadrut Chairman and party, as he did not resign as organization head.Mordechai Sones, 2/25/2019, 7:11 PM

Likud: New Right is in contact with Gantz and Lapid

Likud officials respond to Naftali Bennett's statements Likud to work with Blue and White party to create Palestinian state.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/25/2019, 6:34 PM

"Our Union Saved the Right Bloc

MK Slomianski, who managed the union's contacts with the prime minister, is convinced that the agreement was the right oneArutz Sheva Staff, 2/25/2019, 4:54 PM

'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

Netanyahu working to undermine Bennett, Shaked

Sources within the Likud say Prime Minister pushed alliance between Jewish Home and Otzma in order to prevent union with the New Right.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/25/2019, 10:05 AM

Netanyahu seeks 'ceasefire' with Bennett

PM reportedly conveys message to New Right chairman that it would be better not to attack one another during the election campaign.Elad Benari, 2/25/2019, 2:11 AM

Poll: Right-wing - religious bloc 62, left-wing - Arab bloc 58

Gantz-Lapid union gets 36 seats in latest poll, but rightist bloc wins majority. Yisrael Beytenu, Kulanu, Arab bloc fail to pass threshold.David Rosenberg, 2/24/2019, 9:01 PM

Committee orders Netanyahu to return donation money

The permit committee has refused Netanyahu's request to receive funding for his legal expenses, he is to return money to his cousin.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/24/2019, 2:18 PM

'If the left comes to power, everything will go to waste'

Chairman of Likud National Committee concerned over Gantz-Lapid merger. "The right must wake up."Benny Tocker, 2/22/2019, 5:38 AM

'The left is uniting - we're in danger'

New left-wing bloc could defeat Israeli right, lead to first left-wing government in Israel in more than a decade, Netanyahu warns.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/21/2019, 6:31 PM

Jewish Home's Eli Ben-Dahan to receive 28th spot on Likud list

Deputy Defense Minister Rabbi Eli Ben-Dahan named as Jewish Home candidate to be included in Likud list, in deal over joint right-wing list.David Rosenberg, 2/21/2019, 4:56 PM

MK Glick to block PM's deal with Jewish Home?

MK Yehuda Glick petitions Likud court over PM's intention to grant 28th slot on Likud list to Jewish Home representative.Ido Ben Porat, 2/21/2019, 9:41 AM

Likud reminds former Cabinet secretary of the past

Likud responds after Israel Resilience candidate Zvi Hauser, blasts Jewish Home-Otzma Yehudit alliance.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/21/2019, 5:31 AM

Netanyahu delays Moscow trip to meet with Jewish Home leaders

PM pushes off planned meeting with Vladimir Putin, schedules sit-down with Jewish Home chief Rafi Peretz in final push for right-wing unity.Hezki Baruch, 2/20/2019, 12:04 PM

'We're the real right-wing of Israel - not the Likud'

New Right chief Naftali Bennett says his party will ensure next Likud government takes a hawkish stance on territory and terrorist releases.Yoni Kempinski, 2/20/2019, 11:48 AM

Could all of Israel's right-wing parties run on a united ticket?

Jewish Home reportedly pushing Likud to form united election list with all right-wing factions to maximize right's electoral strength.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/19/2019, 10:06 AM

Likud: Investigate ties with Yediot Ahronot

Party asks Attorney General to investigate ties between newspaper and Knesset member elected first place in Labor primary.Mordechai Sones, 2/18/2019, 8:50 PM

Poll: Likud 30, Gantz 18 - Otzma close to threshold

Right-wing, religious bloc maintains narrow lead in latest poll, with Likud enjoying double-digit lead over Gantz.David Rosenberg, 2/17/2019, 10:24 PM

Final results for Likud list in

Following recount, Edelstein remains at top, Erdan overtakes Sa'ar by only 7 votes to regain third. Haskel - 22, Kara - 24, Glick - 25.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/14/2019, 9:16 AM

Final Likud list: Sa'ar in third place, Erdan in fourth

Votes in Likud primaries recounted following claims of irregularities. Edelstein, Yisrael Katz and Miri Regev at the top of the list.Elad Benari, 2/14/2019, 1:07 AM

Facebook removes Hosen LeYisrael's post

Benny Gantz's party called on the public to harass Likud candidates and published their phone numbers. Post removed due to rule violations.Ben Ariel, 2/13/2019, 3:45 AM

Poll: Likud 32 seats, Benny Gantz 21

Likud holds 11-seat lead according to latest Channel 13 poll.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/12/2019, 9:27 PM

Likud begins recount of primary votes

PM Netanyahu orders recount after reports candidates earned more votes at polling stations than there were voters.AFP, 2/12/2019, 4:22 PM

Netanyahu backs down from demand for reserved spot on Likud list

Netanyahu agrees for the spot on Likud list which is reserved for a candidate of his choice to be moved from 21st spot to the 28th spot.Ben Ariel, 2/12/2019, 3:20 AM

Gideon Sa'ar: I keep Shabbat and I'm happy

Sa'ar looks to put past tension with Netanyahu behind him as Likud campaigns for upcoming elections.Yoni Kempinski, 2/11/2019, 5:38 PM

Will the Likud ballots be recounted?

Chairman of Central Elections Committee orders examination into whether there were irregularities in the Likud primaries.Reut Hadar, 2/11/2019, 2:32 AM

Rabbi Melamed calls for united national-religious ticket

Ahead of upcoming elections, leading national-religious rabbi urges Jewish Home, National Union, Otzma, Yahad to form single, united list.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/10/2019, 5:09 PM

Poll: Likud 32, Gantz 23, Kulanu 0

Smaller parties face political extinction with polls showing Kulanu, Hatnuah, and Gesher failing to enter the Knesset.David Rosenberg, 2/8/2019, 2:29 PM

Poll: Disunity on the Israeli right could cost it the election

If right-wing parties run separately, 17 mandates could be lost. Labor also in danger of failing to cross threshold. Otzma tops Jewish Home.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/8/2019, 8:55 AM

'The split on the right is very dangerous'

Tourism Minister Yariv Levin believes Likud will not be able to allow itself to win fewer than 35 seats in light of PM's investigations.Benny Tocker, 2/8/2019, 4:39 AM

Poll: Likud-32 seats, Gantz-24

Likud would have 8-seat lead over Benny Gantz's Israeli resilience party if elections were held today, new poll finds.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/7/2019, 9:54 PM

The Likud MKs who (probably) won't make it to the 21st Knesset

With most votes counted from yesterday's Likud primary race, MKs like Oren Hazan and Yehuda Glick are likely to be left out of next Knesset.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/6/2019, 8:35 AM

Likud primaries: Vote counting continues

With 50% of the votes counted, Yisrael Katz is in first place, followed by Yuli Edelstein and Gideon Sa'ar.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/6/2019, 6:56 AM

'Two million Jews in Judea and Samaria'

Senior ministers and coalition MKs join call to bring Jewish population in Judea and Samaria into parity with Arab population.David Rosenberg, 2/5/2019, 9:22 AM

Today: Primaries in the Likud

120,000 members of the Likud will be eligible to vote and choose the party's list for the 21st Knesset.Hezki Baruch, 2/5/2019, 6:49 AM

Sa'ar: A campaign of persecution against me

Former minister rejects PM's claims that he plotted to take the mandate to form the next government.Elad Benari, 2/5/2019, 4:09 AM

Who are Israel's most - and least - libertarian lawmakers?

Which Israeli parties and MKs back civil liberties and limited government - and which do not? Israeli Freedom Index releases 2019 rankings.David Rosenberg, 2/4/2019, 4:33 PM

MK Hazan attacks Netanyahu's associates

Oren Hazan accuses PM's advisors of behaving like a crime family, keeping Netanyahu out of the loop.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/4/2019, 9:50 AM

Smotrich: Likud should merge with Otzma Yehudit

National Union leader suggests PM should have Otzma Yehudit faction run on joint list with Likud instead of Jewish Home.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/4/2019, 8:54 AM

Netanyahu: Sa'ar's trick will not work

Netanyahu again claims that Gideon Sa'ar conspired against him. Sa'ar in response: The claims are baseless.Elad Benari, 2/4/2019, 4:13 AM

Report: Netanyahu considering alliance with Jewish Home

PM reportedly held talks last week on the matter, including with a senior religious Zionist figure. Jewish Home director denies reports.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/3/2019, 11:39 AM

Are Likud staff working to get rid of Minister Kara?

Anonymous campaign accuses Druze Communications Minister of being a failure and a fifth column, attempts to remove him from Likud list.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/2/2019, 10:53 PM

Netanyahu's letter to the Likud Party

PM asks Likud members to allow him to reserve 3 seats in the party's Knesset list 'to increase our chances of winning the elections.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/2/2019, 10:18 PM

Could Netanyahu form alliance with Bennett?

Prime Minister reportedly seeking to form joint list of Likud and the New Right for this year's election, to counter Benny Gantz.Tzvi Lev, 1/31/2019, 10:57 PM

Gilad Sharon's bid to run in Likud primaries rejected again

Court rejects an appeal by Ariel Sharon's son Gilad to allow him to run in the Likud primaries. Sharon says ban is motivated by revenge.Tzvi Lev, 1/31/2019, 4:57 PM

Poll: Likud - 29, Benny Gantz - 19

New poll after Gantz's first political speech gives right-wing bloc a mere 61-seat majority.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/30/2019, 5:39 PM