Poll claims a drop in support for Israel? It's spin!

Why is a study showing less support for Israel among American Jews taken out of context? And how do politicians relate to it?The Land Of Israel Network, 1/30/2018, 9:27 PM

Was former chief rabbi of UK behind Mike Pence's Knesset speech?

Former Chief Rabbi of UK says he was consulted by VP Pence for his Knesset address, calls it a 'great tribute to the Jewish people'.David Rosenberg, 1/25/2018, 4:51 PM

Ambassador to Israel: Pence's speech moved me to tears

Ambassador David Friedman says VP Pence's 'historic' speech in Knesset moved him to tears. 'An extraordinary address'.David Rosenberg, 1/22/2018, 10:52 PM

Watch: Arab MKs ejected from Knesset ahead of Pence's address

Joint List MKs attempt to hold demonstration in Knesset against Vice President Pence's visit, are removed from plenum.David Rosenberg, 1/22/2018, 3:42 PM

Arab MK: Trump advisers the 'most extreme settlement supporters'

MK Tibi explains why his party will boycott Pence's speech at Knesset. 'We'd betray our voters if we stood there like good little children.'Tal Polon, 1/22/2018, 12:11 PM

'Pence is a true friend of Israel, the Knesset welcomes him'

Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein welcomes Vice President Pence ahead of much-anticipated Knesset address.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/21/2018, 8:18 PM

Lapid tops Netanyahu in latest Knesset poll

Yesh Atid opens up five-seat lead over ruling Likud party in new poll, as left reaches near parity with Israeli right.David Rosenberg, 1/12/2018, 9:32 AM

EU blasts Israel over death penalty for terrorists bill

Hours after bill easing conditions for imposing death penalty on terrorist murderers passes first vote, EU slams 'inhuman' punishment.'David Rosenberg, 1/3/2018, 7:09 PM

Knesset approves 'United Jerusalem Bill'

Knesset approves law stipulating that a majority of 80 MKs will be required to change the status of Jerusalem.Ben Ariel, 1/2/2018, 3:12 AM

Knesset approves Primaries Funding Bill

62 MKs vote in favor of bill which would provide government funding for candidates in primary elections.Hezki Baruch, 1/2/2018, 12:09 AM

Vote on Supermarket Law postponed

Coalition decides to postpone vote on Supermarket Law for one week, after understanding there will not be a majority.Hezki Baruch, 1/1/2018, 11:21 PM

Likud rises to 31 seats in latest poll, Labor falls to 13

New polls Likud gaining ground, while Labor loses nearly half its seats.David Rosenberg, 1/1/2018, 7:43 PM

Knesset approves Recommendations Law

59 MKs vote in favor of bill prohibiting police from making public recommendations for or against prosecution.Ben Ariel, 12/28/2017, 1:51 AM

Coalition Chairman resigns over corruption probe

David Bitan to remain in Knesset despite resignation over police investigation against him.AFP, 12/20/2017, 7:49 PM

Knesset Speaker calls on all MKs to attend US VP's speech

MK Yuli Edelstein responds to plan by Joint Arab List to boycott speech by Vice President Pence in Knesset this week.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/18/2017, 4:34 PM

Knesset to vote on death penalty for terrorists

Yisrael Beytenu's death penalty for terrorists law approved by coalition leaders' forum and will be voted upon by the Knesset.Hezki Baruch, 12/17/2017, 11:37 PM

Arab MKs to boycott Pence's Knesset address

Arab Joint List announces its MKs will not attend US VP Mike Pence's speech at the Knesset in protest of Jerusalem recognition.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/13/2017, 10:54 PM

Knesset approves first reading of 'Supermarket Law'

Knesset approves law that would shut down supermarkets that had been operating on the Sabbath with permission from the local authority.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/12/2017, 4:53 AM

Poll: Netanyahu has double-digit lead over Gabbay, Lapid

Likud leads Yesh Atid, Zionist Union in latest poll, with Netanyahu holding double-digit leads over Avi Gabbay and Yair Lapid.David Rosenberg, 12/5/2017, 11:00 AM

Will world's oldest Jewish cemetery finally be secured?

After decades of terror, harassment, and vandalism, Knesset looks to restore order to Mount of Olives.Hezki Baruch, David Rosenberg, 12/3/2017, 7:30 PM

Knesset approves first reading of 'Recommendations Law'

46 MKs vote in favor of bill which would prohibit police from making recommendations for and against prosecution following investigation.Hezki Baruch, 11/28/2017, 2:09 AM

Watch: Knesset members pray for Rabbi Shteinman

MKs pray, recite Psalms after leading haredi rabbi's condition deteriorates.Hezki Baruch, 11/22/2017, 4:12 PM

Netanyahu: I have not yet met a Palestinian Sadat

PM says no PA leader willing to make first basic step Sadat made -recognizing the Jewish state.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/21/2017, 5:55 PM

Knesset Speaker to Arab colleagues: Follow Sadat

Yuli Edelstein invites all Arab parliament speakers to Knesset and to normalize ties with Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/21/2017, 4:58 PM

Poll: 'All-star' dream team led by Lapid could topple Netanyahu

New poll shows that union of center-left, center-right led by Yair Lapid could defeat Likud - and form viable ruling majority.David Rosenberg, 11/19/2017, 6:44 PM

INTO THE FRAY: Israel’s ruinous right 

Perhaps the gravest threat facing the nation today is the twin perils of a dangerous, delusional “Left” and an impotent, incompetent “Right”, unable to decisively and definitively discredit it.Dr. Martin Sherman, 11/16/2017, 10:41 PM

'Recommendations Bill' passed in preliminary reading

Knesset approves bill that forbids police from making recommendations at end of an investigation. MK Lapid: 'You're trying to save the PM.'Hezki Baruch, 11/8/2017, 4:03 PM

Knesset to host meeting on pre-marriage education

Advocacy group Together in Happiness to host meeting at Knesset on the importance of pre-marriage education.Yoni Kempinski, 11/8/2017, 1:05 AM

Left-wing bloc gains majority in latest Knesset poll

For the first time since 2015 election, feft-wing, Arab bloc wins majority in Knesset poll. Shas remains dangerously close to threshold.David Rosenberg, 11/3/2017, 9:13 AM

MKs: Promises not kept? We'll be absent from Knesset votes

Coalition MKs threaten to be absent from important Knesset votes unless Netanyahu approves budget for Judea and Samaria bypass roads.Eliran Aharon, 10/26/2017, 4:15 AM

'Yes, I am bitter'

Journalist responds to Prime Minister's speech at Knesset opening session slamming 'soreheads' in opposition, radical left, and media.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/24/2017, 11:34 AM

Netanyahu slams opposition 'soreheads'

PM says opposition needs a scandal to bring him down since they can't win elections, praises relationship with Trump Administration.Gary Willig, 10/23/2017, 6:01 PM

'An attempt to weaken the protectors of democracy'

Israeli president speaks at opening of Knesset winter session, slams attempts to 'intimidate, weaken' Supreme Court.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/23/2017, 5:08 PM

Will PM's bid to lower electoral threshold help Feiglin, Yishai?

Could move to drop Knesset threshold from 3.25% to 2% help Eli Yishai, Moshe Feiglin return to the Knesset?David Rosenberg, 10/22/2017, 10:34 PM

'The Knesset does not have authority to investigate NGOs'

Knesset legal adviser says MKs do not have authority to establish commission of inquiry into foreign funding of NGOs working against IDF.Hezki Baruch, 10/18/2017, 6:07 PM

Eli Yishai to run again for Knesset on Yahad list

Ex-Interior Minister and former Shas chief Eli Yishai says new Yahad party, which narrowly missed minimum threshold in 2015, to run again.David Rosenberg, 10/8/2017, 6:41 PM

'Reject petitions against Regulation Law'

Knesset today submits response to petitions against Regulation Law, stresses need for legislation and systematized legislative process.Mordechai Sones, 9/19/2017, 4:17 PM

'I will lead the Likud to victory in 2019'

Netanyahu rejects reports that he plans to end his political career, says he intends to win the 2019 elections.Uzi Baruch, 9/13/2017, 1:08 AM

PFLP threatens to harm Knesset members

Armed wing of Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine claims it has intelligence information on Knesset members.Dalit Halevi, 8/24/2017, 4:04 AM

Likud surges to double-digit lead in latest poll

Netanyahu would easily win reelection, says latest poll, showing big gains for Jewish Home. Shas in danger of failing to enter next Knesset.David Rosenberg, 8/4/2017, 8:25 AM

In Israel's Knesset, who is the most liberal of them all?

Israeli Freedom Movement releases annual Liberty Index rating parties, MKs from the most to the least liberal. The results may surprise you.David Rosenberg, 7/30/2017, 4:53 PM

Despite leadership change, Labor still trails Likud

Even after Labor dumps Herzog as chairman for ex-Kulanu minister Avi Gabbay, poll shows Likud, right-wing bloc winning decisive victory.David Rosenberg, 7/27/2017, 10:41 PM

Friedman: We were able to defuse situation with Jordan

Israeli Ambassador visits Knesset Caucus for US – Israel Relations, talks about US efforts in crisis with Jordan.Hezki Baruch, 7/25/2017, 12:46 PM

"Feminist MK's rage was fabricated"

Mirit Entabi charged that feminist MK's planned from the start to break up Knesset debate on lowering the age in Tender Years Clause.Tzvi Lev, 7/20/2017, 11:32 AM

Why were guests ejected from Knesset meeting?

Jewish Home MK explains her decision to remove guests from discussion, says Israel may need to rethink changing Tender Years Clause.Hezki Baruch, 7/19/2017, 1:44 PM

Poll: Netanyahu retains 2-1 edge over Gabbay, Lapid

Survey shows Netanyahu remains preferred choice for Prime Minister, as Likud opens 8-seat lead over Lapid.David Rosenberg, 7/13/2017, 8:58 PM

Poll: Netanyahu, right-wing bloc still on top

Netanyahu would win additional term as Prime Minister if elections were held today, new poll shows. Peretz outperforms Gabai as Labor chief.David Rosenberg, 7/10/2017, 11:40 AM

'A Jewish state with a democratic regime'

Nationality Law changed under pressure from haredi parties to emphasize Jewish nature of state over democratic nature.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/7/2017, 9:15 AM

Knesset Legal Advisor forbids hearing on false complaints

In highly unusual move, Legal Advisor forbids committee to discuss libels against men.Mordechai Sones, 7/4/2017, 6:15 PM

Knesset honors Claims Conference

Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany honored for contributions made to the State of Israel to support Holocaust survivors.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/28/2017, 2:06 AM

'South Tel Aviv is a completely different country'

40,000 infiltrators live in Israel, traumatize locals, while government does nothing. Interior Minister: Still traumatized from last visit.Hezki Baruch, 6/21/2017, 3:03 PM

Watch: Earthquake drill at the Knesset

Knesset Officer to Arutz Sheva: 'There are a wealth of threats trying to strike the Knesset, and we are ready for any scenario.'Hezki Baruch, 6/13/2017, 2:55 PM

'Trump's visit to Israel was an extraordinary success'

Ambassador David Friedman speaks with Arutz Sheva about U.S-Israel relations amid the celebration of Jerusalem's reunification.Yoni Kempinski, 6/8/2017, 2:06 AM

"Temple Mount in our hands changed the course of history"

Full text of Knesset Speaker's speech at Knesset event: Israel's victory in 6 Day War changed Jewish and world history for the better.Yuli Edelstein, 6/7/2017, 9:48 PM

Congress, Knesset, to celebrate in joint trans-Atlantic ceremony

Simultaneous live broadcasts from Israel and the US mark 50 years of a united Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/7/2017, 4:01 PM

Jewish Home MK retracts support for naming streets after gays

MK Shuli Mualem-Refaeli says she didn't completely understand the bill's implications, would not have signed bill as it is now.Gil Ronen, 5/15/2017, 1:14 PM

'There's no value in preventing divorce'

Conservatives and liberals debate in the Knesset: does co-parenting strengthen the family unit, or increase the number of divorces?Gil Ronen, 5/14/2017, 11:14 AM