'No way' right-wing parties will sit with Gantz

Likud's Min. Steinitz calls out Blue and White election campaign, urges center-left party to be 'honest,' admit they will need Arab party.103FM, Wednesday, 11:13 AM

Gantz: Joint List will not be part of my government

Blue and White chairman says the gaps between he and the predominantly Arab party are too deep to bridge.Elad Benari, Wednesday, 4:39 AM

Bennett reads out embarrassing B&W quotes from Protective Edge

Blue and White heads exit Knesset plenum as DM reads protocols that include unintelligible Gantz statement under pressure of Gaza operation.Mordechai Sones, Monday, 4:06 PM

Gantz demands PM show up for discussion on the south

Blue and White chairman writes PM demanding that he attend discussion initiated by the opposition on the security situation in the south.Hezki Baruch, Monday, 6:18 AM

Netanyahu: Gantz is cute, but he's no leader

Prime Minister says Blue and White chairman cannot truly implement the Deal of the Century.Ben Ariel, 2/6/2020, 5:00 AM

'Netanyahu is traveling the world in search of desperate spins'

Blue and White chairman says Netanyahu will be unable to serve the people of Israel once his trial starts after the March 2 election.Hezki Baruch, 2/3/2020, 3:56 AM

Can Gantz be so foolish as to bring the Deal for a Knesset vote now?

Israeli generals make terrible Prime Ministers. Name just a one who left behind a legacy of greater security. And now Israel must contemplate the terrible price it will pay if this past year’s electoral mess leaves Benny Gantz ultimately in charge.Rabbi Prof. Dov Fischer, 1/31/2020, 3:30 PM

Gantz: I'll bring 'Deal of the Century' to the Knesset next week

Blue and White chairman says Trump peace plan aligns perfectly with his party's platform, calls on PA to 'say yes for once.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/29/2020, 8:11 PM

Dutch court rejects war crimes charges against Benny Gantz

District court in The Netherlands rejects petition to try Israeli MK and former IDF chief of staff on war crimes charges.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/29/2020, 1:02 PM

Pompeo: Peace plan will continue no matter who becomes PM

Secretary of State notes Gantz's approval of Trump's peace plan, expresses confidence it will move forward regardless of who is elected PM.Elad Benari, 1/29/2020, 4:37 AM

Benny Gantz 'will implement Deal of the Century after elections'

Blue and White leader: 'The President's peace plan is a significant and historic milestone, indeed.'Yoni Kempinski, Washington, 1/27/2020, 10:32 PM

'Gantz is Mr. Yes-and-No, he hasn't decided yet'

MK Liberman calls on PM Netanyahu, MK Gantz, to worry about problems in Israel instead of 'photo op' trip to Washington.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/27/2020, 9:08 AM

'Trump will try to compromise between Netanyahu and Gantz'

Chairman of Republicans Overseas believes Trump's meetings with Netanyahu and Gantz are intended to bring about possible unity government.Nitsan Keidar, 1/27/2020, 6:17 AM

Gantz lands in Washington

Blue and White chairman arrives in US capital ahead of his meeting on Monday with US President Donald Trump.Elad Benari, 1/26/2020, 11:46 PM

Gantz takes off for Washington

Blue and White chairman leaves for Washington ahead of meeting with Trump to discuss “Deal of the Century”.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/26/2020, 6:08 AM

Gantz: I will meet President Trump on Monday

MK Gantz praises US Pres. Trump, says the two have had 'secret' conversations. 'Israel is forever thankful for the US' friendship.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/25/2020, 8:29 PM

Report: Gantz leaning toward rejecting Trump invitation

TV report: Blue and White chairman fears Netanyahu set a trap for him and is leaning towards refusing invitation to visit White House.Elad Benari, Canada, 1/24/2020, 10:11 PM

Report: Blue & White considering rejecting Trump's invitation

Blue & White reportedly considering turning down President Trump's invitation to Benny Gantz. Gantz expected to announce decision Saturday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/24/2020, 1:10 PM

Pence: Netanyahu, Gantz accepted invitation to White House

Israeli leaders to meet President Trump in DC next week to discuss administration's peace plan. Gantz invited at Netanyahu's suggestion.Gary Willig, 1/23/2020, 8:43 PM

Netanyahu, Gantz invited to White House to hear US peace plan

Trump Administration prepares to release its 'deal of the century.'Gary Willig, 1/23/2020, 5:57 PM

Netanyahu apologizes to persons with disabilities

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu issues apology to persons with disabilities who were offended by his imitation of Gantz's stuttering.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/23/2020, 5:36 AM

Regev to Gantz: 'Enough with the tales, tell the truth'

Min. Miri Regev tells Arutz Sheva: Benny Gantz doesn't really want to annex Jordan Valley, he has a lot of support among the left.Yoni Kempinski, 1/22/2020, 10:12 AM

PA criticizes both Netanyahu and Gantz

Abbas spokesman says Netanyahu and Gantz's statements on annexation will lead to a dangerous escalation.Dalit Halevi, 1/22/2020, 5:05 AM

Gantz: I don't support unilateral annexation

Blue and White leader rejects calls to support bill applying sovereignty in the Jordan Valley before elections.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/21/2020, 8:43 PM

Sovereignty Movement calls Jordan Valley proposal 'momentous'

Movement urges Prime Minister: Emphasize that Jordan Valley is preliminary step leading to sovereignty over Judea and Samaria.Mordechai Sones, 1/21/2020, 4:41 PM

Netanyahu: 'Why wait for elections to apply sovereignty?'

PM Netanyahu urges MK Gantz to approve annexation of Jordan Valley, instead of waiting for after March elections.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/21/2020, 4:01 PM

'We'll annex Jordan Valley - with international support'

'Offers to trade Jordan Valley for peace deal were a mistake,' says Blue & White chief, vowing to pursue annexation - but not unilaterally.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/21/2020, 2:28 PM

Gantz to tour Northern Dead Sea - will he support sovereignty?

Blue and White chairman to visit Megilot Regional Council with MKs Moshe Ya'alon, Yoaz Hendel, Orna Barbivay and Alon Schuster.Orli Harari, 1/21/2020, 6:43 AM

Former deputy Shin Bet chief ousted from Blue and White slate

Yitzhak Ilan, former Shin Bet deputy chief, says Gantz's chief of staff told him: "Either move to spot 45 or you will be off the list."Ben Ariel, 1/17/2020, 6:25 AM

Benny Gantz prays for peace, especially within Israel

Benny Gantz visits girls' seminary, discusses prospects for peace, integration of haredim and Arabs in the IDF or national service.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/16/2020, 3:24 PM

'If the point is to save Meretz - that's Gantz's responsibility'

MK Levi-Abekasis says Benny Gantz has a responsibility to his voters: Iif Meretz will harm the government he wants to form, let him say so.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/8/2020, 5:42 PM

'Blue and White won't join other parties'

'We will continue to provide an alternative leadership, decision on PM's immunity request must be made by Thursday,' MK Gantz says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/8/2020, 3:17 PM

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

'It's either the Kingdom of Netanyahu or the State of Israel'

Blue and White chairman responds to Netanyahu: A person who thinks there will be nothing would not be afraid to stand trial.Hezki Baruch, 1/2/2020, 2:12 AM

Yad Vashem refuses Gantz request to address conference

Blue and White Party demanded that Chairman Benny Gantz address anti-Semitism conference because PM was speaking. Yad Vashem rejected demandArutz Sheva Staff, 12/30/2019, 10:47 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

Israel now needs a miracle to set secure boundaries

November 18th marks the day Secretary of State Mike Pompeo declared that the US did not regard Jewish settlement in Judea and Samaria as being inconsistent with international law. Israel went to elections instead of acting on that miracle. David Singer, 12/25/2019, 10:00 AM

Gantz: 'No basis for demand to investigate Israel'

Would-be prime minister and former Chief of Staff says ICC decision is 'political, not legal.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/21/2019, 5:55 PM

Is Benny Gantz a clueless Mr. Clean?

Looking at his record, he is either cluless or he is not Mr. Clean at all.Dr. Aaron Lerner, 12/15/2019, 10:48 AM

Netanyahu: Boris Johnson's win a 'great day for the UK'

Israeli prime minister and rival Benny Gantz both congratulate British PM Boris Johnson on his victory against Jeremy Corbyn.David Rosenberg, 12/13/2019, 10:50 AM

Gantz planning changes to Blue and White slate

Gantz reportedly planning to add a woman to top ten and another representative from the Russian community ahead of March election.Ben Ariel, 12/13/2019, 6:20 AM

'The chains of the immunity bloc must be loosened'

Gantz blames Netanyahu for the dissolution of the Knesset. "I entered politics to fight and change the direction of the ship."Yoni Kempinski, 12/13/2019, 1:11 AM

Gantz: Netanyahu can't turn Knesset into a sanctuary for himself

Blue and White leader calls on PM to defend his innocence in court, not to push for immunity in Knesset legislation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/10/2019, 8:10 PM

Gantz to Netanyahu: Give up on immunity, go for unity

Blue and White head to PM: If you publicly announce you are giving up on 'immunity bloc' we can have immediate direct negotiations.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/9/2019, 3:55 PM

Blue and White leaders divided over Netanyahu's proposal

Report: Gabi Ashkenazi pushing to examine possibility of unity government with Netanyahu, Yair Lapid vetoing the move.Ben Ariel, 12/9/2019, 4:37 AM

Gantz: This time I will not agree to a rotation with Lapid

Blue and White chairman reportedly told his associates he does not intend to renew rotation agreement with Yair Lapid.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/8/2019, 2:35 AM

'Netanyahu is turning every stone to promote elections'

Blue and White chairman: Netanyahu offered nothing that would prevent unnecessary elections.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 12/6/2019, 9:40 PM

Gabbay: I regret not entering Netanyahu's government

Former Labor chairman: Gantz needs to make the difficult decision of entering Netanyahu's government.Elad Benari, 12/6/2019, 5:29 AM

National Union pushes Rightist unity ahead of new elections

National Union prepares for 2020 elections, will launch campaign to unite religious Zionist parties.Mordechai Sones, 12/5/2019, 11:18 AM

Gantz: Europe also understands danger of Iran

Blue and White Chairman calls to translate letter of warning against Iranian missiles sent by French, German, and UK ambassadors to UN.Mordechai Sones, 12/5/2019, 9:43 AM

Liberman: We're going to elections

Yisrael Beytenu chairman says he does not intend to join a narrow government, is convinced that a unity government is no longer an option.Ben Ariel, 12/5/2019, 6:23 AM

Netanyahu, Gantz meet: No progress made

Likud, Blue and White leaders meet for 45 minutes, fail to make headway in unity government negotiations.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/3/2019, 6:52 PM

Gantz rejects defense pact with US

Blue and White leader says mutual defense pact would limit Israel's ability to defend itself despite close relationship with the US.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/2/2019, 4:29 PM

Gantz: 'I will give Netanyahu a position befitting his status'

MK Gantz says he's willing to form a unity government - but only if he serves as PM for its first two years.Hezki Baruch, 12/2/2019, 3:58 PM

Letter to an Israeli friend - from a concerned Montrealer

Do you fully understand the present situation in Israel? The concerted enraged attack of the Israeli Left on Netanyahu isn’t in fact an offensive against his person, although the Left does hate him viscerally—its aim is returning the Left to power.Professor (Emer.) Igor Mel'čuk, 12/2/2019, 11:28 AM

'Don't listen to those who advise you to be stubborn'

Education Minister: We are not the United Kingdom or Italy. We don't have the privilege of a third election.Hezki Baruch, 12/2/2019, 6:03 AM

Likud negotiator: Gantz is afraid of Yair Lapid

Minister Yariv Levin says he hopes Blue and White party will show openness to real negotiations today.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/1/2019, 12:09 PM