'Don't promise us ministerial posts, apply sovereignty'

Yamina chairman and former Defense Minister speaks at Mercaz Harav Yeshiva, calls on PM to apply sovereignty as he promised.Hezki Baruch, Thursday, 11:35 PM

Report: Yamina, Yisrael Beytenu combining forces

The parties reportedly aim to join forces to gain influence on various fronts: against the Joint List, Likud, and Yesh Atid. Yamina denies.Arutz Sheva Staff, Thursday, 8:15 AM

Waiting for you to come home

The Jews are only trustees for God. All the Jews. Even those who have yet to make Aliya, and come to receive their rightful inheritance.Ariel Pasko, Thursday, 5:37 AM

Bezalel Smotrich: 'Netanyahu stabbed a knife in our backs'

'We didn't ask Netanyahu for a price he couldn't pay, we asked for things that were truly doable,' former Transportation Min. Smotrich says.Arutz Sheva Staff, Wednesday, 8:45 AM

Yamina MK: We will stop a plan establishing a Palestinian state

MK Ofir Sofer claims that Netanyahu did not really want Yamina in the coalition.Yoni Kempinski, 5/18/2020, 4:30 AM

Smotrich blasts new government: This is exactly what we ran away from

Outgoing Transportation Minister criticizes invention of new ministries in new government.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/17/2020, 6:22 AM

Hatred of Bennett assures sovereignty

Netanyahu will do his best to keep Bennett from becoming the voice of the Right while in the Opposition. Op-ed/Dr. Aaron Lerner, 5/16/2020, 8:53 PM

Bennett: We are not bitter or vindictive

Yamina chairman addresses supporters following Netanyahu’s decision to keep Yamina out of the coalition.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 5/15/2020, 10:00 PM

The Yamina-Likud fiasco: A chance to rebuild

Sorry to disappoint Netanyahu's men, but dedicated public servants like Bennett, Shaked, and Smotrich won't be fading away so easily. Op-edDavid Rubin, 5/15/2020, 5:30 AM

Likud: Naftali Bennett approached Gantz regarding minority government

Sources in the Likud accused Bennett of having contacted Benny Gantz regarding possibility of joining minority gov't.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/14/2020, 9:04 PM

Bennett: Netanyahu discarded sovereignty form government agenda

Yamina leaders explain decision to sit in opposition. 'Netanyahu was threatened by the EU, PA, Gantz, and Ashkenazi. He surrendered.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/14/2020, 7:54 PM

Gideon Sa'ar to Netanyahu: Renew negotiations with Yamina

Likud MK Gideon Sa'ar said negotiation gaps between the Likud and Yamina parties can be bridged.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/14/2020, 7:44 PM

Yesha Council Head: Sovereignty biggest challenge of new gov't

Head of Yesha Council Yigal Dilmoni was interviewed by A-7 and spoke about the incoming unity government expected to be sworn in tonight.Yoni Kempinski, 5/14/2020, 4:59 PM

The plot thickens: Peretz may remain in opposition after all

PM Netanyahu reportedly decides not to give Jewish Home leader Jerusalem Ministry after he bolted the Yamina party.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/14/2020, 4:33 PM

Netanyahu aide: Peretz did the right thing

Netanyahu aide says Peretz was right in joining gov't and compared him to R' Yochanan Ben Zakkai's asking Romans to save Yavneh & its sages.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/14/2020, 3:46 PM

Yamina MKs to Right-leaning bloc: 'Sovereignty's been erased'

Yamina communiqué: 'Demand PM include sovereignty, settlement in gvmt pre-inauguration bylaws, otherwise it's a Bibi-led Leftist gvmt.'Mordechai Sones, 5/14/2020, 1:43 PM

Netanyahu to Bennett: This is the deal, there will be no changes

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu speaks on phone with Yamina leader Bennett. No agreement reached.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/13/2020, 6:03 PM

Haredim call on Netanyahu to bring Yamina into government

Leaders of haredi parties call for united right-wing bloc to be included in government.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/13/2020, 5:47 PM

Will Rafi Peretz break up Yamina and join unity government?

Education Minister Rafi Peretz reportedly willing to consider serious offer from unity government, raising possibility of split from Yamina.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/13/2020, 8:41 AM

Deputy Education Minister: The Likud must work to add Yamina to the coalition

MK Meir Porush: Yamina showed loyalty to Netanyahu, the Likud must do everything to ensure it is in the coalition.Ben Shaul, 5/13/2020, 5:24 AM

Will the right-wing head for the opposition with the Arabs?

Who is right? PM Netanyahu and his partnership with the left, or Yamina, and their threat not to sit in this type of government?Israel News Talk Radio, 5/13/2020, 4:00 AM

Shaked responds to Netanyahu: The haredim got more than 10 senior positions

MK Shaked responds to Prime Minister after he attacked Yamina for not accepting his proposal and joining the coalition.Hezki Baruch, 5/13/2020, 3:02 AM

'Hard time for religious Zionism, stay united'

Rabbi Chaim Druckman and Rabbi Yehoshua Shapira address Yamina party leaders: 'Relegating religious Zionism like beggar at door.'Mordechai Sones, 5/12/2020, 10:51 PM

'Try to tell the truth and not mislead the public'

Min Smotrich responds to video published by Netanyahu comparing proposals to Shas/UTJ to those offered Yamina: 'You didn't even negotiate.'Mordechai Sones, 5/12/2020, 10:20 PM

Shimon Riklin: Netanyahu throws religious Zionism to the winds

Commentator Shimon Ricklin, formerly considered Netanyahu associate, posts sharp tweet against PM on Twitter, but later deletes it.Mordechai Sones, 5/12/2020, 9:12 PM

Netanyahu: Yamina made impossible demands

PM responds to attacks by Yamina party following appointment of Yuli Edelstein as Health Minister,Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/12/2020, 8:57 PM

Yamina: Netanyahu has slammed the door in our face

Party official says PM appointed Yuli Edelstein as Health Minister in order to humiliate Yamina, break up religious Zionist alliance.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/12/2020, 8:06 PM

Businessmen call on Netanyahu to include Yamina in government

'Religious Zionist Business Forum' calls on PM Netanyahu not to exclude Yamina party from unity government.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/12/2020, 6:46 PM

Bennett to PM Netanyahu: 'You don't really want us'

Negotiations between DM Bennett and PM Netanyahu explode after Netanyahu refuses 'to offer anything new.' Netanyahu: 'We won't budge.'Hezki Baruch, 5/12/2020, 12:08 PM

The Likud's proposal to Rabbi Rafi Peretz

Netanyahu reportedly proposed to Rabbi Peretz that he split Yamina and be appointed a Deputy Minister. Rabbi Peretz refused.Ben Ariel, 5/12/2020, 3:28 AM

Yamina demands 2 ministries with 'real impact'

Yamina party denies reports it is demanding 3 ministries. Likud denies PM is trying to split Yamina.Kobi Finkler, 5/11/2020, 10:51 PM

Efrat Mayor Revivi: Yamina can only influence from within the government

Leaders of Judea and Samaria call on Yamina not to sit in opposition but to accept what they are given in unity government.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/11/2020, 5:53 PM

Bennett: We will be a fighting opposition, support sovereignty

Outgoing defense minister says neither Likud nor Blue and White want Health Ministry despite its importance during coronavirus crisis.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/11/2020, 3:22 PM

Bezalel Smotrich: 'Netanyahu didn't have to give Justice Ministry to Blue and White'

Transportation Min. Smotrich explains why his party didn't join coalition, denies claims that internal disagreements led to refusal.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/11/2020, 11:04 AM

Yamina vows to challenge unity government from the Opposition

Yamina MKs meet after deciding not to join unity government, plan party's next steps. 'We'll hit them hard from the Opposition.'Hezki Baruch, 5/10/2020, 7:07 PM

'There's no room for three right-wing parties - we need unity'

Ayelet Shaked calls for Yamina's three factions to unite into single party, amid reports of bid by Netanyahu confidant to split the faction.Hezki Baruch, 5/10/2020, 6:31 PM

Report: Netanyahu confidant Natan Eshel working to break up Yamina

Natan Eshel, advisor to Prime Minister Netanyahu, reportedly working to split up Yamina - bringing part of the party into new government.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/10/2020, 3:42 PM

Gush Etzion council head: Yamina must be in the government

"We as residents of Judea and Samaria are not in need of support from the opposition, rather action within the government."Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/10/2020, 2:16 PM

Efrat Mayor Oded Revivi to Yamina: Take part in sovereignty government

Mayor Revivi says Yamina party should work to bring change and push for sovereignty from inside the government, not the opposition.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/10/2020, 1:47 PM

Yamina: We're headed for the opposition

"In light of the PM's blatant disrespect for Yamina and its voting public, Yamina has decided to serve the public from the opposition."Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/10/2020, 11:56 AM

Smotrich: Netanyahu an expert at breaking down opponents, will not dismantle us

Transportation Minister dismisses rumors he and Minister Peretz to abandon Yamina to enter coalition.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/10/2020, 11:04 AM

Yamina sources: 'Netanyahu is kicking us out'

Yamina rejects offer to head Knesset committee as Likud hopes party will issue final decision on joining coalition.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/9/2020, 10:51 PM

Likud submits 'final offer' to Yamina

Likud reportedly submits "final offer" for Yamina to be part of the coalition. Yamina: We have not received any proposal.Elad Benari, Canada, 5/9/2020, 12:27 AM

Thinking out of the box - Naftali Bennett for Health Minister

Success requires a leader to think out of the box, pick the best man for the job, and not be influenced by personal issues. Opinion.Dr. Aaron Lerner, 5/8/2020, 3:06 PM

Yamina official: 'Netanyahu wants us outside the government'

Source in Yamina says party demands are to 'balance out the leftism' inherent in unity government.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/8/2020, 8:32 AM

What are Yamina's political demands?

Yamina wants the Ministry of Health, Education and another deputy ministerial portfolio. Officials in the Likud: Unrealistic demands.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/30/2020, 10:45 PM

Tzipi Hotovely: Supreme Court presents biggest threat to Israeli democracy

Diaspora Minister warned that if Supreme Court judges intervened in the Likud - Blue and White unity government agreement, Israel would be dNitzan Keidar, 4/30/2020, 7:40 PM

Yamina demands member of judicial selection committee

Yamina submits two demands on entry into unity government, both related to judicial matters.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/26/2020, 9:24 AM

Defense Minister Bennett: Weddings of up to 50, prayer services in the open

Defense Minister lays down conditions for Yamina joining unity government.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/23/2020, 5:39 PM

This is what Netanyahu proposed to Yamina

During video conference with DM Bennett, PM offered Yamina Housing and Jerusalem Affairs, and Foreign Affairs for second half of term.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/22/2020, 10:59 PM

Netanyahu, Yamina leaders to meet Wednesday evening at 7 pm

PM will try to convince Yamina leaders to join unity gov't with Blue and White. Yamina will make clear that they don't intend to split up.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/22/2020, 3:36 PM

Netanyahu to meet Yamina leaders ahead of formation of new government

Will Yamina be a part of the new national unity government? Prime Minister to meet with Yamina leaders to secure party's support for gov't.Shimon Cohen, 4/22/2020, 9:40 AM

Yesha Council suggests Yamina be included in government

Yesha Council urgently calls on PM and Bennett: 'We see great importance in your joint meeting with next government to maintain settlement.'Mordechai Sones, 4/21/2020, 9:35 PM

Right bloc principles to be maintained in unity government

PM speaks to Right bloc party leaders saying he will continue to uphold principles that led bloc in previous government also in current one.Mordechai Sones, 4/20/2020, 10:26 PM

Israel's Government - important developments

It is complicated, but the description below explains what is happening in the seemingly endless efforts to form a government in Israel. Frank Mecklenburg, 4/16/2020, 8:18 AM

Yamina: Netanyahu dismantled the right-wing bloc, used it and tossed it aside

Officials in Yamina blast PM over his meeting with Gantz.Hezki Baruch, 4/13/2020, 11:53 PM

Yamina to Gantz: No shame in giving up demands

Yamina party demands Blue and White give up its demands for justice ministry, allow sovereignty.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/12/2020, 4:16 PM