Blue and White refuses alliance with 'leftist' parties

MK Zvi Hauser responds to Labor chairman MK Peretz's push to unite bloc: 'Existential difference between Blue & White and leftist parties.'Chana Roberts, 1/8/2020, 10:37 AM

Gantz and Peretz to meet

The two will discuss the state of the left-wing bloc ahead of the elections.Ben Ariel, 1/8/2020, 6:41 AM

Meretz and former Deputy Chief of Staff agree on joint run

Israel Democratic and Meretz sign agreement to continue political cooperation between the two within the framework of the Democratic Union.Ben Ariel, 1/8/2020, 4:40 AM

Peretz calls for unity among all parties on the left

Labor Party chairman proposes: Blue and White, Meretz and Labor should run under one ballot, one ballot for one bloc.Elad Benari, 1/8/2020, 4:05 AM

A single list to the right of the Likud?

Transportation Min. Smotrich is holding negotiations with both Jewish Home and New Right, in hopes of creating a single list, reports say.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/7/2020, 4:42 PM

Likud MK: 'If we don't win the elections, we'll have a problem'

MK Miki Zohar warns: 'Court will protect left-wing in upcoming elections.'103FM, 1/7/2020, 2:21 PM

Changing her tune, MK Shaffir offers to give up on demands

MK Shaffir offers to compromise, says left-wing joint list should run as it did in September.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/4/2020, 11:02 PM

Netanyahu calls for joint right-wing list

'Two lists may fall below electoral threshold and lead to rise of leftist government,' PM Netanyahu warns.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/4/2020, 7:54 PM

The offer made by Smotrich's aides to Bennett and Shaked

National Union members suggested to the New Right: Secure a spot for Smotrich and the Jewish Home central committee will back you.Ben Ariel, 1/3/2020, 6:33 AM

New polls show Blue and White leading the Likud

Three new polls show Blue and White holding steady lead over the Likud. Two polls show united right-wing list struggling to cross threshold.David Rosenberg, 1/2/2020, 9:43 PM

Court rejects petition to bar Netanyahu from forming government

In victory of Netanyahu, Israeli Supreme Court throws out petition which sought to block PM from forming a new government under indictment.Hezki Baruch, 1/2/2020, 4:38 PM

New Right, National Union considering joint run

Ayelet Shaked meets with National Union chief Bezalel Smotrich to discuss possible joint run in March 2nd election.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/1/2020, 9:33 PM

'They don't like democracy, so they turn to the Supreme Court'

Former Justice Min. Ramon says PM Netanyahu has legitimate right to request immunity, slams those appealing to Supreme Court.Shimon Cohen, 1/1/2020, 12:49 PM

Report: Stav Shaffir to demand ministerial position

MK Shaffir gave three demands for rejoining Democratic Union, report says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/1/2020, 8:57 AM

Labor-Gesher launches campaign headquarters

Amir Peretz: The left-wing camp must win 61 seats without Liberman, or we will deteriorate into a fourth election campaign.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/1/2020, 6:42 AM

Saving the right-wing camp

Polls are only polls, but we cannot close our eyes to them. Without a drastic change, the right-wing may face devastation. Opinion.Uzi Baruch, 12/30/2019, 2:28 PM

Foreign Minister: 'Blue and White is a pathetic party'

FM Katz says talk of immunity legislation is 'baseless claims,' Blue and White not authorized to decide whether PM is allowed to run.103FM, 12/30/2019, 12:16 PM

Will 'Free Yigal Amir' party be able to run in 2020 election?

State registrar of political parties okays Knesset run for party seeking to free Yitzhak Rabin's assassin Yigal Amir - on one condition.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/30/2019, 9:35 AM

Orly Levy against alliance with Meretz: We'll lose seats

Labor chairman Amir Peretz is considering uniting with Meretz, but Gesher chairwoman opposes the idea.Elad Benari, 12/30/2019, 6:37 AM

'Without unity, Peretz can return to the preparatory academy'

Channel 12's Political Analyst comments on poll that gives just four seats to Otzma Yehudit, Jewish Home and National Union parties.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/30/2019, 4:32 AM

Poll: Right and Left tied at 56 seats each

Netanyahu and Gantz in effective dead-heat in head-to-head match-up, with Knesset evenly divided between right-wing and left-wing blocs.David Rosenberg, 12/29/2019, 10:28 PM

Peretz: I haven't yet decided on union with Meretz

Labor chairman says he will days within 10 days whether to form an alliance with Meretz ahead of the March 2 election.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/29/2019, 5:28 AM

MK Ashkenazi: '2019 is lost, and it's not our fault'

Blue and White leader claims his party bears none of the blame for upcoming elections.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/28/2019, 11:43 PM

MK Gafni: 'Liberman is driven by hatred of Netanyahu & haredim'

'The state of Israel is of less interest to him,' Finance Committee Chair Moshe Gafni releases statement condemning Avigdor Liberman.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/28/2019, 11:28 PM

Yisrael Beytenu MK: 'Results of Likud primaries will benefit us'

'This isn't Likud, it's a nightmare,' MK Avidar says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/28/2019, 7:08 PM

Likud minister calls on Gideon Sa'ar to 'straighten out'

Gideon Sa'ar should not have called on PM Netanyahu to resign 'like they do in Blue and White,' FM Katz says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/28/2019, 6:38 PM

Report: Blue and White to offer Levy-Abekasis a spot on its list

Blue and White contemplating offering Gesher chairwoman a spot on its slate in exchange for an alliance between Labor and Meretz.Elad Benari, Canada, 12/27/2019, 10:29 PM

UTJ leader: 'We'll continue to protect the right-wing bloc'

Min. Litzman congratulates PM Netanyahu on victory in Likud primaries, promises to form right-wing government after March elections.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/27/2019, 3:17 PM

Netanyahu: 'Victory over the spreaders of fake news'

PM Netanyahu calls for Likud and right-wing to unite, promises more 'amazing achievements' in coming years.Yoni Kempinski, 12/27/2019, 12:46 PM

Who voted for PM Netanyahu, and who voted for Gideon Sa'ar?

Likud party publishes stats detailing which cities supported PM Netanyahu, MK Sa'ar, in party primaries.Hezki Baruch, 12/27/2019, 9:41 AM

Liberman: 'Don't vote for the larger parties'

'If you don't wake up, we'll all pay the price,' Yisrael Beytenu chairman warns.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/27/2019, 8:23 AM

'We'll continue to lead Israel to unprecedented achievements'

PM defeats Gideon Sa'ar by a large margin and will head the Likud in the elections for the 23rd Knesset.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/27/2019, 1:55 AM

116,000 Likud members to choose between Netanyahu and Sa'ar

Polling stations in Likud leadership primaries will open at 9:00 a.m. Voting will end at 11:00 p.m.Hezki Baruch, 12/26/2019, 6:38 AM

Watch: Air raid sirens - in the middle of PM's speech

PM Netanyahu is escorted offstage during Likud conference.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/25/2019, 9:53 PM

'We've been close to conflict with Russia four times'

PM Netanyahu talks about Likud primaries, Naama Issachar, and his relationship with Putin and world leaders.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/25/2019, 6:40 PM

Liberman: Cut yeshiva budget by half

At Maariv, Jerusalem Post conference, MK Liberman criticizes haredi site for 'vodka and pigs' comment.Michal Levi, 12/25/2019, 4:40 PM

"We're aiming to raise Arab turnout and win 15 seats"

Joint List MK denies his 'Palestinian Martyrs' speech was incitement, claims his speech was edited to appear extreme.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/25/2019, 11:49 AM

Erdan: I support Netanyahu

Internal Security Minister announces his support for Binyamin Netanyahu in the primaries to be held this Thursday.Hezki Baruch, 12/25/2019, 12:12 AM

Shaked: Relationship with Bennett is 'excellent'

MK Shaked says relationship with DM Bennett is 'excellent,' with 'mutual respect and compromise.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/21/2019, 9:16 PM

Poll: Blue & White surges to 38 seats, Meretz plummets

Right-wing bloc hits 60 seats in latest poll - if Gideon Sa'ar leads Likud. Far-left Meretz party fails to cross electoral threshold.David Rosenberg, 12/20/2019, 9:33 AM

Poll: Right-wing bloc has 56 seats when headed by Netanyahu

Poll finds that when the Likud is headed by Sa'ar, it wins two fewer seats but the right-wing bloc as a whole wins three more seats.103FM, 12/20/2019, 1:07 AM

Shas' campaign: Aryeh needs a strong Bibi

Shas to launch billboard campaign that will highlight the party's relationship with the prime minister.Hezki Baruch, 12/19/2019, 5:29 AM

Likud minister: 'We won't bash other right-wing parties'

At train inauguration ceremony, Transportation Min. Katz promises Likud won't look to harm 'sister parties' in election campaign.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/18/2019, 1:17 PM

Peretz: I gave in to Shaked, and now she's undermining me

Rabbi Peretz, Jewish Home chairman, criticizes MK Shaked, claims she 'failed,' 'nearly destroyed Religious Zionism.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/18/2019, 8:58 AM

Sa'ar demands cameras during Likud primaries

MK Sa'ar appeals to court after Likud refuses to place cameras in primaries poll - but was happy to support cameras in general elections.Hezki Baruch, 12/17/2019, 11:36 AM

Joint Labor-Gesher list launches social campaign

Ahead of March's elections, the Labor-Gesher party launches campaign focusing on social and health issues, hoping for increase in power.Hezki Baruch, 12/16/2019, 3:00 PM

Rift within Jewish Home deepens over party primaries

Senior party officials push back against Education Minister Rafi Peretz's bid to retain current Knesset list, call for open primaries.Hezki Baruch, 12/16/2019, 2:03 PM

New Right targets Blue & White and Yisrael Beytenu voters

After announcing independent run, New Right sets its sights on 'soft-right' voters who backed Blue & White or Yisrael Beytenu.Hezki Baruch, 12/16/2019, 1:30 PM

Will senior Likud members support Gideon Sa'ar's bid to oust PM?

Gideon Sa'ar scheduled to launch campaign Monday night.Shimon Cohen, 12/16/2019, 12:56 PM

El Al to allow travelers to change tickets for free

Israeli airline announces customers can change their tickets to allow them to vote in Israel's upcoming elections.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/16/2019, 12:27 PM

'If Jewish Home won't hold primaries, we'll do it ourselves'

Activist threatens: 'If party doesn't announce decision to hold vote, we'll meet Thursday to vote ourselves.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/16/2019, 12:04 PM

Jewish Home: 'We won't hold new primaries'

Jewish Home party says no time for new primaries, promises to work to keep unity, ensure right-wing government in upcoming elections.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/16/2019, 11:27 AM

Shaked: 'I tend to support a single national religious party'

Former Justice Mnister says she favors a large religious list, 'no reason' why Blue and White should have rejected President's Compromise.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/16/2019, 10:21 AM

'Blue and White has signed a deal with the haredim'

MK Liberman slams alleged deal between Blue and White, haredim. 'This is the same party that promised its voters a secular unity gov't.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/16/2019, 8:26 AM

Is Livni seeking to join Blue and White?

Israel Hayom report: Livni wants to return to politics and is courting Blue and White: Livni: It isn't true.Elad Benari, 12/16/2019, 6:18 AM

Poll: Right falls to 53 seats with Netanyahu at the helm

New poll shows Blue and White taking four-seat lead over the Likud, right-wing bloc losing seats with Netanyahu at the helm.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/15/2019, 9:31 PM

Pollster: 'Third round of elections could be decisive'

Veteran pollster Rafi Smith says that based on polling data, third election could finally break Israel's political deadlock.Nitsan Keidar, 12/15/2019, 8:38 PM