'Anti-Semitism must be fought with full strength'

MK Benny Gantz, candidate for prime minister, urges 'international coordination' in fight against anti-Semitism.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/7/2019, 3:00 PM

Benny Gantz blasts Palestinian Authority for 'erasing the past'

Criticizing censorship of PA textbooks, Gantz says: 'Erasing the past destroys hope for a better future.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/7/2019, 11:20 AM

Regev: 'Lapid continues his father's line of incitement'

Culture Minister attacks Blue and White's Yair Lapid, claiming he perpetuates anti-haredi line of his father in the 'Shinui' Party.Mordechai Sones, 10/3/2019, 10:41 AM

Edelstein: Netanyahu agreed to declare incapacity if indicted

Knesset Speaker hopes today's swearing-in won't be the start of the shortest Knesset ever: 'What interests Likud now is to form government.'Mordechai Sones, 10/3/2019, 9:26 AM

Netanyahu and Gantz to meet on Wednesday

PM calls Blue and White chair, currently in London, in an attempt to achieve a breakthrough in negotiations before returning the mandate.Hezki Baruch, 9/29/2019, 2:24 PM

Labor MK urges Gantz: Don't give in to Netanyahu

MK Merav Michaeli says Blue and White chairman should wait for the opportunity to form a coalition on his own terms.Elad Benari, 9/27/2019, 4:59 AM

'The ball is in your court - let's form a unity government'

'The ball is in your court', PM tells Blue and White chief during address Thursday. 'Show responsibility, and join a unity government.'Hezki Baruch, 9/26/2019, 9:37 PM

Benny Gantz to PM: Let's negotiate - without party blocs

Blue & White chairman Gantz says he is ready to negotiate with Likud on a national unity gov't but without the right-wing bloc.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/26/2019, 4:21 PM

Will the right-wing bloc be dismantled?

Officials examined possibility of dismantling right-wing bloc and bringing religious, haredi parties into gov't led by Benny Gantz.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/26/2019, 11:56 AM

Netanyahu agreed to Rivlin's proposal, Gantz refused

Rivlin presented a proposal for a shared government, but Blue and White rejected the idea.Ben Ariel, 9/26/2019, 2:03 AM

Gantz rules out joining gov't led by Netanyahu

"Blue and White led by me will not agree to sit in a government with a leader against whom stands a severe indictment," Gantz says.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/25/2019, 10:46 PM

President Rivlin to name candidate to form gov't tonight

President to give Netanyahu or Gantz chance to form government after receiving final election results.AFP, 9/25/2019, 6:14 PM

Report: Gantz not ruling out joining Netanyahu's coalition

Likud officials say Benny Gantz does not rule out being in Netanyahu's coalition as part of a rotation in the post of PM.Ben Ariel, 9/25/2019, 5:37 AM

Gantz welcomes Trump's UN speech

Blue and White chairman: All the countries of the world must impose sanctions on Iran and toughen existing sanctions.Ben Ariel, 9/25/2019, 4:08 AM

Deri: 'Absolute majority want Jewish, non-secular state'

Shas Chairman in Jerusalem: 'We met for first time for one purpose: To thank Creator for the great victory.'Mordechai Sones, 9/25/2019, 12:44 AM

Gantz: 'We won't give up on principles or partnership'

Blue and White Chair Gantz on contacts for unity government: 'Way to such unity goes through substance, through things we promised public.'Mordechai Sones, 9/24/2019, 9:50 PM

Report: Likud offers Gantz extended term as PM

Likud reportedly offers Blue and White leader 3 years as PM if Netanyahu allowed to be PM first.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/24/2019, 9:41 PM

Gantz looks to break up right-wing bloc

Blue & White reportedly trying to foment tensions between Netanyahu and right-wing allies, telling them PM didn't mention them in talks.Hezki Baruch, 9/24/2019, 10:00 AM

Gantz meets Greenblatt

Blue and White chairman meets outgoing White House Middle East peace envoy Jason Greenblatt at US Embassy in Jerusalem.Ben Ariel, 9/24/2019, 4:13 AM

The head-scratching Israeli election

Can a broad unity government be agreed upon in Israel? Or is the next election already underway?The Land Of Israel Network, 9/24/2019, 1:46 AM

Gantz continues to boycott Smotrich and Litzman

Blue and White official: Netanyahu knows we will not sit down with Litzman and Smotrich, and certainly not with him as prime minister.Elad Benari, 9/24/2019, 12:04 AM

Netanyahu, Gantz meet: Time for unity in Israel.

Likud, Blue and White leaders agree to meet again following discussion with President Rivlin. 'Significant step forward.'Gary Willig, 9/23/2019, 10:38 PM

First step in formation of unity government?

PM Netanyahu, Gantz meet President Rivlin in attempt to break election deadlock.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/23/2019, 8:38 PM

Minister: Likud 'doesn't rule out any possibility'

Minister Yariv Levin, close associate of PM, makes clear Likud will also discuss order of rotation between Netanyahu and Gantz.Mordechai Sones, 9/23/2019, 6:33 PM

Gantz, Liberman meet

Blue and White, Yisrael Beyteinu leaders meet for first time since the election.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/23/2019, 4:22 PM

Netanyahu, Gantz invited to joint meeting with President Rivlin

Prime Minister and rival Benny Gantz invited to meet with President Rivlin Monday night, after both come up short of 61 MK-majority.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/23/2019, 1:28 PM

Joint List to Rivlin: Not all of us back Gantz as PM

Arab Joint List says three of its 13 MKs refuse to endorse Benny Gantz over Netanyahu, leaving Netanyahu with slight lead over GantzArutz Sheva Staff, 9/23/2019, 8:32 AM

Tibi to Rivlin: We own this land

"We did not immigrate here, we were born here, we are a native population," says Joint List MK.Elad Benari, 9/23/2019, 6:03 AM

Yariv Levin to Gantz: Reveal the agreement with the Joint List

Tourism Minister: Israel's security policy cannot be determined by Ayman Odeh and Ahmed Tibi.Hezki Baruch, 9/23/2019, 4:44 AM

Arab MK: Netanyahu prevents Palestinian state

Joint List MK explains why the party recommended Gantz: Getting rid of Netanyahu will thwart the "settlement plans".Dalit Halevi, 9/23/2019, 4:10 AM

Arab Joint List to recommend Benny Gantz for PM

'We will make history today - and do what is needed to oust Netanyahu,' says MK Ahmed Tibi, as Joint List votes to recommend Benny Gantz.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/22/2019, 6:45 PM

Liberman refuses to back Netanyahu - or Gantz - for PM

Yisrael Beytenu chief says party will not back Benny Gantz or Binyamin Netanyahu for PM, calls on Gantz not to bring Joint List into gov't.David Rosenberg, 9/22/2019, 5:23 PM

Arab Joint List holds last-minute vote on whether to back Gantz

Joint List to vote Sunday afternoon on whether to back Gantz for PM, guaranteeing him edge over the Likud.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/22/2019, 5:13 PM

Blue & White to Joint List: Will repeal law on illegal building

In exchange for recommending Gantz for PM, Blue and White promises Arab Joint List to repeal Kaminitz Law.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/22/2019, 12:06 AM

Netanyahu's end? A Shakespearian tragedy

Do we have the makings of a Shakespearian tragedy or will there be a twist in the tale? Barry Shaw, 9/21/2019, 10:48 PM

Rivlin to meet with PM Netanyahu, Benny Gantz

Pres. Rivlin will hold meeting in attempt to understand whether unity government is possible, report says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/21/2019, 10:10 PM

Will Arab 'Joint List' give Gantz full support?

Joint Arab List weighs whether to recommend Blue and White's Benny Gantz for prime minister.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/21/2019, 8:14 PM

Gantz receives request to meet Greenblatt

Blue and White party chairman receives request to meet US Special Envoy during his visit in the region.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/20/2019, 10:26 PM

Shaked calls on Gantz to join unity govt. under Netanyahu

New Right leader calls on Blue and White leader to 'compromise,' work with Netanyahu.Yoni Kempinski, 9/19/2019, 4:32 PM

Netanyahu: 'Unity government - order of the day'

PM calls in remembrance ceremony for Shimon Peres to Opposition Chair Benny Gantz to meet as soon as possible to establish unity government.Mordechai Sones, 9/19/2019, 11:48 AM

'Benny, we must establish a broad unity government'

"I call on you - Benny, let's meet today, any hour, any time, to kick-start this move, which is the order of the day," Netanyahu says.Hezki Baruch, 9/19/2019, 10:37 AM

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, 9/18/2019, 10:33 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, 9/18/2019, 6:06 AM

Dutch court urged to hear case over 2014 Israel Gaza strike

Court hears preliminary arguments in case about airstrike in which Israeli PM candidate Benny Gantz is one of two named defendants.AFP, 9/17/2019, 4:49 PM

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, 9/17/2019, 11:04 AM

Teenager: 'Benny Gantz pinched me'

Haredi teen claims he asked Gantz to leave him alone, but says Gantz chased after him.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/17/2019, 8:23 AM

Netanyahu: 'Benny Gantz, shame on you'

PM to Gantz: 'You were proud that you endangered Golani soldiers for Palestinians; aren't you ashamed to make politics out of security?'Mordechai Sones, 9/16/2019, 8:25 PM

Gantz apologizes for dividing secular, haredi voters

Blue and White Chairman Benny Gantz apologizes for announcement that sparks storm, but does not refrain from parting shot at haredi voters.Mordechai Sones, 9/16/2019, 4:10 PM

When Blue & White chief Benny Gantz compared himself to Moses

Gantz has gained notoriety for his multiple gaffes during speeches and interviews over the course of the Blue and White election campaigns.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/15/2019, 5:55 PM

Bennett: Gantz isn't fit to be Prime Minister

Naftali Bennett says that Benny Gantz said in 2014 that there was no need to worry about the terror tunnels from Gaza into Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/15/2019, 4:42 PM

Shas MK: 'Benny Gantz joined hate discourse against haredim'

MK Michael Malkieli in interview week before elections: 'Danger to Right rule in Israel. Liberman friendly to Meretz and Arab parties.'Hezki Baruch, 9/10/2019, 7:28 PM

Lapid: 'Bibi's become serial loser'

'The man who said, "What I want, I get", doesn't get. Didn't win elections. Didn't get majority in Knesset. Didn't form government.'Hezki Baruch, 9/9/2019, 5:47 PM

Gantz: There will be no rotation with Netanyahu

Blue and White chairman to promote legislation that prevents a PM from serving under indictment.Ben Ariel, 9/9/2019, 6:11 AM

Gantz: Netanyahu is making up election forgeries

Blue and White chairman: In order to cover up his own forgery, Netanyahu invents election forgery.Hezki Baruch, 9/9/2019, 3:03 AM

Smotrich to Gantz: Shame on you

Transportation Minister responds to Blue and White leader for calling him racist. 'Gantz demonizes the religious Zionist community.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/5/2019, 3:34 PM

Gantz promised Ashkenazi: You'll be prime minister after me

Benny Gantz, Blue & White chair, promised Gabi Ashkenazi would replace him as PM - without consulting Yair Lapid. Blue & White: 'Utter lie.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/4/2019, 9:23 AM

Haredi MKs blast 'incompetent' Gantz

UTJ leaders fire back after Gantz declares he will act to form coalition without the haredim.Chaim Lev, 9/4/2019, 6:11 AM