PA: Ready to sit for negotiations with whomever can form gov't

Top PA official: "Whoever will be able to form a government, we are ready to sit with him or her in order to restart the negotiations."AFP, Yesterday, 10:58 PM

An election where the tail wagged the dog

Ilhan Omar has every reason to rejoice, as does Rashida Tlaib (D. Michigan), as together, their team, the Arab Joint List, has managed to vote as a bloc, giving it 12-to-13 Knesset seats, A good day for the two anti-Zionist congresswomen. Jack Engelhard, Yesterday, 10:52 PM

There are no big winners in elections but there is a major loser

The day after the election, the key question is who will succeed in forming the next government, and what price will he pay for it?Arutz Sheva Staff, Yesterday, 10:52 PM

Trump: Haven't yet spoken to Netanyahu

Trump addresses the inconclusive election results. "We knew it would be close. We’ll see what happens - our relationship is with Israel.”Tal Polon, Yesterday, 9:21 PM

Chabad support for UTJ party grows

Chabad hasidim give UTJ approximately 10,000 more votes than the party won in April.Michal Levi, Yesterday, 6:21 PM

'Right-wing bloc' led by Netanyahu established

Right-wing faction heads decide to establish bloc of parties, headed by Netanyahu, that will hold joint coalition negotiations.Ido Ben Porat, Yesterday, 5:16 PM

Watch: CNN explains election results in Israel

As Netanyahu and Gantz are locked in a tight race CNN reports and asks - can there be yet another election race soon?Arutz Sheva Staff, Yesterday, 5:00 PM

Likud MK: 'Only real winner in these elections is Liberman'

MK Miki Zohar says Likud accepts will of the people, but will not join a government without PM Netanyahu.Arutz Sheva Staff, Yesterday, 3:55 PM

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, Yesterday, 3:27 PM

The Israeli election and Liberman’s conditions.

Heavy Russian Liberman is the pivotal figure today, but he is also the problem. Barry Shaw, Yesterday, 3:14 PM

Yamina factions to hold coalition negotiations together

Coalition negotiations team will include representatives from Jewish Home, National Union, and New Right factions.Hezki Baruch, Yesterday, 3:01 PM

Report: Liberman pushing for Likud to replace Netanyahu

Senior Yisrael Beytenu official says Avidgor Liberman aims to oust Netanyahu as PM, have Likud offer alternative candidate for premiership.Arutz Sheva Staff, Yesterday, 2:46 PM

'Israel's democracy is thriving'

American Jewish Congress praises Israel's elections, emphasizes importance of continued good relationship with the US.Arutz Sheva Staff, Yesterday, 1:23 PM

Netanyahu, Gantz deadlocked after repeat election

As vote count continues, right-wing and left-wing blocs effectively tied, with Blue and White holding slim lead over Likud.David Rosenberg, Yesterday, 12:56 PM

How did Israel's big cities vote?

Knesset's election results site shows updated stats for how many votes parties received - and how residents of each city voted.Arutz Sheva Staff, Yesterday, 12:54 PM

Live updates: Official results in election to the 22nd Knesset

Final results expected later on Wednesday.Arutz Sheva Staff, Yesterday, 12:04 PM

Gantz: 'We'll give Israel a good unity government'

Blue and White chairman hopes for 'good unity government' - but does not mention cooperation with PM Netanyahu.Arutz Sheva Staff, Yesterday, 10:33 AM

Ahmed Tibi: We want no part in the next government

Arab MKs look to flex political muscle in next Knesset - even from the opposition. MK says party may back Gantz as PM.Arutz Sheva Staff, Yesterday, 10:02 AM

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, Yesterday, 9:35 AM

PA cabinet head: Bibi and Benny is like Pepsi and Coke

Mohammad Shtayyeh downplays Israel's election, says neither candidate for PM has plan "to end the occupation".Elad Benari, Yesterday, 6:06 AM

Yaron Dekel: Understanding the election results

Yaron Dekel and Shmuel Rosner discuss the possible scenarios that will take place after the election results are announced.Arutz Sheva Staff, Yesterday, 5:13 AM

'Blue and White has no chance of leading a government'

Likud MK Nir Barkat hopes that Blue and White will be reasonable and hold coalition negotiations with his party.Yoni Kempinski, Yesterday, 4:40 AM

'Israel needs a broad, strong, Zionist government'

Prime Minister responds to the results of the election: All the Likud's partners are committed to going together.Yoni Kempinski, Yesterday, 3:27 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, Yesterday, 2:01 AM

Kan News exit poll: 56 seats for left-Arab bloc

Blue and White has 32 seats and the Likud has 31. Yisrael Beytenu wins 9 seats. Otzma Yehudit doesn't pass the threshold.Elad Benari, Yesterday, 1:53 AM

Gafni: We're going to a Netanyahu-led government

UTJ MK: Haredi Judaism won. With God's help, Netanyahu will head the next government.Hezki Baruch, Yesterday, 1:42 AM

Litzman: We won't sit in government with Lapid

United Torah Judaism chief vows to endorse Netanyahu for PM. "We don't rule out unity gov't - but we won't sit with Yair Lapid."Orli Harari, Yesterday, 1:29 AM

Blue and White - 32 seats, Likud - 30 seats

Arab Joint List is the Knesset's third largest party with 15 seats. Liberman wins 8 seats.Elad Benari, Yesterday, 1:00 AM

Smotrich vows: There will be a right-wing government

Despite exit polls showing right-wing without a majority, Transportation Minister says Yamina will ensure formation of rightist government.Hezki Baruch, Yesterday, 12:49 AM

Rabbi Peretz: We are coordinated with Netanyahu

Jewish Home-National Union chairman: We are one people, it's time to unite.Arutz Sheva Staff, Yesterday, 12:48 AM

Deri: We will recommend Netanyahu

Shas chairman: I hope all the boycotts will disappear and we can soon form a government.Hezki Baruch, Yesterday, 12:23 AM

Shaked: We need to continue together

Despite announcement of plan to split Yamina into two factions, Shaked says Yamina MKs to work together in coalition negotiations.Arutz Sheva Staff, Yesterday, 12:01 AM

Ketzaleh believes Netanyahu can form a right-wing government

Former Knesset Member Yaakov "Ketzaleh" Katz says that Netanyahu will be able to formulate a narrow rightwing government.Baruch Gordon, Tuesday, 11:47 PM

Yamina 'cautiously optimistic': 'Wait for the final results'

Yamina party's English outreach director Jeremy Saltan says party could outperform exit polls, remains 'cautiously optimistic.'Hezki Baruch, Tuesday, 11:45 PM

Likud MK: We’re remaining optimistic

MK Sharren Haskel on the possibility of a third election: I really hope not, but everything’s on the table.Yoni Kempinski, Tuesday, 11:34 PM

Yamina splits into two factions

Yamina splits into Jewish Home-National Union and the New Right. They will hold coalition negotiations together.Arutz Sheva Staff, Tuesday, 11:21 PM

'The era of Netanyahu is over'

Joint Arab List chief celebrates party's projected 12-13 seats, lauding increased voter turnout in Arab sector.Hezki Baruch, Tuesday, 11:16 PM

Likud MK: There's always a possibility for a third election

MK Yoav Kisch predicts that if Binyamin Netanyahu does not head the next government, Israel will go to elections for the third time.Yoni Kempinski, Tuesday, 11:14 PM

First exit polls: Stalemate, Blue and White largest party

Blue and White ahead by 1 seat, right-wing bloc ahead by 2 seats, no side able to form coalition, initial results show.Gary Willig, Tuesday, 10:13 PM

Turnout 2.4% higher than last election

Turnout stands at nearly 64% as of 6 PM.Arutz Sheva Staff, Tuesday, 10:01 PM

'Low turnout in Judea and Samaria'

Yesha Council chairman says 'last chance' to influence the election result to prevent harm to Jewish communities.Arutz Sheva Staff, Tuesday, 8:56 PM

Who will be the real winner of the election?

Gil Hoffman explains why he is Israel’s happiest person as Israelis go to the polls for a second time in 5 months.The Land Of Israel Network, Tuesday, 8:05 PM

Smotrich: Right-wing turnout lower than previous election

Transportation Minister warns right-wing turnout lower than last round while overall turnout is up, 'We will wake up tomorrow in danger.'Arutz Sheva Staff, Tuesday, 6:38 PM

Company hires hundreds of workers, orders them not to vote

Central Elections Committee: Illegal to forbid employees to vote.Arutz Sheva Staff, Tuesday, 5:16 PM

Goldins' case will be presented to the American public

Fox News Anchor moved by story of Goldin family, says he considers it great privilege to help them by sharing their story.Arutz Sheva Staff, Tuesday, 4:27 PM

'We are on the road to disaster: Wake up!"

Yamina leaders Bennett and Shaked warn voters to turn out or else residents of the center will need to be within 15 seconds of bomb sheltersArutz Sheva Staff, Tuesday, 3:55 PM

Netanyahu: Joint Arab List will win 15 seats

Likud spokesman warns: PM expects Joint Arab List to win more seats than expected.Arutz Sheva Staff, Tuesday, 3:30 PM

'Illegal operation to bring Bedouin voters to the polls'

Im Tirtzu reveals leftist activists organizing rides for Bedouin voters, in violation of orders given by chair of Election Committee.Shimon Cohen, Tuesday, 2:57 PM

Gal Gadot calls on Israelis to vote

In Hebrew Instagram post, Israeli actress calls on followers to 'get out and vote.'Marcy Oster, JTA, Tuesday, 2:40 PM

Polling station closed after Arab voters riot

Likud observer films people at polling station in Arab city of Umm al-Fahm. Riot begins and polling station is closed for an hour.Orli Harari, Tuesday, 2:21 PM

Voter turnout up amid rise in Arab turnout

Increased voter turnout reported in Arab sector, as overall turnout defies predictions of decrease following April election.David Rosenberg, Tuesday, 1:56 PM

From New York to the polls and back

Zerach and Rachel Greenfeld buy round-trip ticket from NY just to vote in Israeli elections. "So that the kids know what's important."Shimon Cohen, Tuesday, 1:07 PM

Election tampering reported in Hadera

In apparent case of election tampering, Yamina voting slips are replaced with New Right slips from April's election.Arutz Sheva Staff, Tuesday, 12:37 PM

Smotrich: 'These elections are critical, don't stay home'

Transportation Min. urges: 'Only vote for parties which will definitely make it into the Knesset.'Orly Harari, Tuesday, 12:16 PM

Radical haredi newspaper: Boycott the elections

'Hapeles' newspaper affiliated with fringe haredi group calls to boycott elections and refrain from voting for United Torah Judaism party.Ben Shaul, Tuesday, 11:52 AM

Gantz: 'Israelis are voting for change, against extremism'

Blue & White chairman votes in Rosh Haayin, says Israelis are 'voting for change', accuses Netanyahu gov't of 'extremism and corruption'.Yoni Kempinski, Tuesday, 11:04 AM

Netanyahu: This election is going to be 'very tight'

Prime Minister Netanyahu and his wife cast their ballots, as PM calls on voters to back Likud in 'very tight' election.Arutz Sheva Staff, Tuesday, 10:26 AM