Labor to join Blue and White - or Meretz?

Labor chief announces plans to run with either Meretz, or Blue and White party, as poll shows Labor failing to cross electoral threshold.Hezki Baruch, 5/31/2019, 12:14 PM

Poll: Right-wing bloc gains seats, Labor disappears from Knesset

Likud gains 2 seats after merger with Kulanu, Blue & White sinks. Labor wiped off of political map. Broad right-wing alliance nets 7 seats.David Rosenberg, 5/31/2019, 10:42 AM

Bennett and Feiglin considering running in 'technical bloc'

New Right chairman and Zehut chairman reportedly held a "long and good" meeting this week.Ben Ariel, 5/31/2019, 3:03 AM

Poll: Likud - 36, Blue and White - 33

Right-wing bloc receives 66 Knesset seats in Channel 13 News poll, while the left-wing bloc wins 54.Elad Benari, 5/31/2019, 1:10 AM

Former Chief of Staff to Arutz Sheva: I will not enter politics

"Nonsense," responds Gadi Eizenkot when asked about reports that he's planning to run for the Knesset.Kobi Finkler, 5/31/2019, 12:02 AM

Why would Israel be forced to hold elections again?

Guide to the Perplexed: Why is it necessary to repeat elections and who is to blame for this? How will this affect the Deal of the Century?NPR, 5/30/2019, 6:32 PM

Bennett and Shaked likely to run on separate lists

Shaked intends to become a Likud member. Bennett intends to run as head of New Right but will try to join other parties.Elad Benari, 5/30/2019, 6:10 AM

Benny Gantz: Three months of madness

Blue and White chairman: "Hundreds of millions of shekels will be invested in elections that will bring us back to the same place."Hezki Baruch, 5/30/2019, 3:38 AM

Deri: I was wrong, I apologize to Netanyahu

Shas chairman tells Arutz Sheva about a far-reaching proposal rejected by Liberman. "Turns out I did not know Liberman well enough."Hezki Baruch, 5/30/2019, 2:36 AM

Smotrich blasts Liberman: A cynical and irresponsible man

National Union chairman blasts Yisrael Beytenu chairman: His only significant move is undermining establishment of a right-wing government.Hezki Baruch, 5/30/2019, 2:07 AM

Liberman: The Likud surrendered to the haredim

Yisrael Beytenu chairman: The Likud alone is responsible for the fact that the State of Israel is going to new elections.Hezki Baruch, 5/30/2019, 1:07 AM

Netanyahu: Liberman is part of the leftist bloc

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu blasts Yisrael Beytenu chairman: He misled his voters.Elad Benari, 5/30/2019, 12:52 AM

Knesset dissolved, Israel going to elections

Law to dissolve the Knesset approved in second and third readings. Elections expected to take place on September 17.Hezki Baruch, 5/30/2019, 12:13 AM

Likud MK: Don't vote for the smaller parties

MK Zohar says he's 'disappointed and frustrated,' says Knesset dissolution prevents minority from attempting to rule majority.Hezki Baruch, 5/29/2019, 2:40 PM

Hotovely: Liberman needs to come to his senses

Likud's Tzipi Hotovely says Israel needs two large parties instead of small 'blackmailing' parties, best is if Liberman compromises.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/29/2019, 10:19 AM

Oh no, not new elections...

Tamar Yonah wonders why Prime Minister Netanyahu is trying to drag the State of Israel into another election.Israel News Talk Radio, 5/28/2019, 6:38 PM

Finance Ministry: No budget for new elections

New elections may be held on any one of five dates - but how much will it cost the country?Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/28/2019, 3:11 PM

'Bennett was a kind of insulation, I miss him'

Political analyst: Shaked is joining Likud, she's got support. United Right's Religious Zionism is more religious and less liberal.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/28/2019, 8:03 AM

Elections to be held on September 17

Date is not final and could still change. Netanyahu continuing efforts to prevent elections.Hezki Baruch, 5/28/2019, 12:44 AM

Haredi parties won't support September elections

September elections will disrupt yeshiva learning period, haredi parties claim.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/27/2019, 12:02 PM

Date set for new elections - if coalition talks fail

Likud submits bill to dissolve Knesset, hold early elections on September 3rd, less than five months after last election.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/27/2019, 9:56 AM

New Right officials: We'll run if new elections held

Sources in New Right say party will run if new elections are held - even if Ayelet Shaked leaves.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/27/2019, 9:44 AM

Poll: Right-wing bloc would win again if new elections held

New poll shows right-wing - religious bloc would gain seats if second election held this year, with Likud leading Blue and White.David Rosenberg, 5/27/2019, 8:51 AM

President grants Netanyahu extra time to form government

Rivlin agrees to request by Netanyahu, granting PM two extra weeks to negotiate coalition deals with partners.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/13/2019, 2:39 PM

Netanyahu: 'We are in the midst of forming a government'

PM Netanyahu says he may need to ask for an extension, promises to speak personally with each minister and MK.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/30/2019, 8:41 PM

Bennett: We made a lot of mistakes, I don't regret it

Outgoing Education Minister Bennett admits party made mistakes, says he doesn't regret split from Jewish Home party.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/30/2019, 3:43 PM

Netanyahu bristles at haredi lawmakers' demands

Report: As coalition negotiations begin, PM hits haredi lawmakers for demanding total of seven ministries in next government.David Rosenberg, 4/30/2019, 12:58 PM

Knesset members to be sworn-in

120 members of the 21st Knesset will be sworn in at a festive ceremony.Hezki Baruch, 4/30/2019, 6:42 AM

Is Another Israeli Election on the Horizon?

Why Netanyahu Is Still Far From Secure.Walter Bingham, 4/25/2019, 6:33 PM

Eli Yishai to receive ministry in next government?

Yahad chairman and former Shas leader Eli Yishai says Netanyahu promised him government ministry in exchange for alliance with UTJ.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/24/2019, 12:07 PM

Statistician: 'People came out of their holes to vote Likud'

Meno Geva, head of survey panel, says right-wing victory due to Israelis 'coming out of holes in Dimona and Ashkelon' to vote Likud.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/23/2019, 3:24 PM

Bond between Yachad, UTJ, deepens

Rabbi Mazuz, Yachad leaders, arrive with UTJ's MK Litzman to meet Gerrer Rebbe.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/23/2019, 2:33 PM

Likud MK: Giving Smotrich Justice Ministry 'not an option'

MK David Bitan says United Right leader Bezalel Smotrich is 'problematic to negotiate with,' says Likud needs to keep Justice Ministry.Hezki Baruch, 4/23/2019, 10:35 AM

The lying polls: It's time to change the system

Jay Shapiro thinks that the current polling method has gone bankrupt in the last election.Jay Shapiro, 4/23/2019, 5:40 AM

UTJ demands: A position for each party MK

Haredi UTJ party submits list of coalition demands - and it includes a position for each of the party's 8 Knesset members.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/22/2019, 2:38 PM

Coalition talks begin between Likud, United Right

United Right hands Likud list of demands for joining coalition.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/22/2019, 1:28 PM

Random ministers, random ministries - an embarrassing waste

Blue and White leader MK Yair Lapid slams PM Netanyahu for 'solving political problems' by 'wasting' public money. Read the full postYair Lapid, 4/22/2019, 11:00 AM

Report: Netanyahu offered Kahlon the Foreign Ministry

Kulanu chairman rebuffs offer of Foreign Ministry, insists on keeping Finance Ministry.Hezki Baruch, 4/22/2019, 12:38 AM

Report: Yisrael Beytenu in talks for merger with Likud

Is Yisrael Beytenu on the verge of joining with the Likud? Likud leaders say talks progressing - but will hinge on Liberman's demands.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/21/2019, 10:38 PM

Voter fraud in Knesset election? Election chief calls for probe

Arab MKs blast Central Elections Committee chief over request for police probe into alleged voter fraud in Arab sector.Hezki Baruch, 4/21/2019, 6:26 PM

Fear and loathing on the way to being the PM of Israel

Israeli journalist Anshel Pfeffer talks about how Netanyahu uses fear and loathing to win elections.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/19/2019, 6:00 PM

Yair Netanyahu: Bennett burned right-wing votes

Yair Netanyahu, son of Israel's PM, slams journalist for praising split that cost Israel's right nearly four Knesset seats.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/17/2019, 7:14 PM

'Hard to feel defeated when Trump, Netanyahu adopt my policies'

American-Israeli journalist who ran on New Right ticket explains her party's defeat - and why she's believes its policies won out.Hezki Baruch, 4/17/2019, 5:17 PM

Haredi rabbi: Secular people aren't happy

Rabbi Edelstein, a leading haredi rabbi, says many Jews aren't happy, those who lead a Torah lifestyle should feel pity for them.Ben Shaul, 4/17/2019, 2:59 PM

Netanyahu to be formally tapped for premiership today

President Rivlin receives final results of Knesset election, will formally task Netanyahu with forming 35th Israeli government.David Rosenberg, 4/17/2019, 2:23 PM

This is how haredi party earned its 8th seat

UTJ, the party which dropped from eight seats to seven, regains its eighth seat - by uncovering a small but significant error.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/17/2019, 2:07 PM

Ayelet Shaked says goodbye to Justice Ministry - and politics

After her New Right party failed to enter Knesset, Justice Minister quits politics - but suggests she may return one day.David Rosenberg, 4/17/2019, 11:58 AM

'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

Meretz chairwoman: Time to build a big left

MK Zandberg sends message to the leftist camp: Arab society must be a partner in building the alternative, and our job is to reach out.Ben Ariel, 4/17/2019, 6:44 AM

After the elections: Who really came out as a winner?

Gil Hoffman analyzes the strategy of the 11 parties that made it in to the next KnessetThe Land Of Israel Network, 4/17/2019, 12:41 AM

Shaked: The revolution we started will not stop

Outgoing justice minister thanks supporters after being voted out of office, says country will continue on path she and Bennett started.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/16/2019, 9:27 PM

Bennett admits defeat

New Right leader takes responsibility for election loss after a week of arguing over voting irregularities.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/16/2019, 8:03 PM

Final election results: UTJ - 8 seats, Likud - 35

UTJ strengthens by 1 seat at the expense of LIkud, which gets 35 seats like Blue and White.Hezki Baruch, 4/16/2019, 2:59 PM

Will Likud's Yariv Levin take up Shaked's Judicial Revolution?

Tourism Minister has eyes set on Justice Ministry, should Shaked and the New Right fail to enter 21st Knesset.David Rosenberg, 4/16/2019, 12:03 PM

Netanyahu wins majority backing in 21st Knesset

Prime Minister Netanyahu poised to receive task of building next government after netting support of majority of new Knesset.David Rosenberg, 4/16/2019, 11:10 AM

Liberman to recommend Netanyahu as PM

Yisrael Beiteinu leader says 'voters have had their say,' chose Netanyahu, but has significant demands for joining the coalition.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/15/2019, 8:36 PM

Arab MK: Gantz didn't mention the Arab citizens

Leaders of Arab Hadash-Ta'al party slam PM Netanyahu, refuse to stand behind Blue and White leader Benny Gantz.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/15/2019, 3:31 PM