Will Britain hold elections on a Jewish holiday?

British elections may fall on Jewish holiday of Sukkot, community leaders warn.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 9/4/2019, 7:57 AM

Urgently needed: A broad United Right

To this day, Israel and Jews throughout the world pay the terrible price for the Oslo Disaster that never would have happened if the Israeli Right had not splintered, wasting and losing the thousands of votes that had comprised an electoral majority.Rabbi Prof. Dov Fischer, 8/1/2019, 8:09 AM

Russia: Police arrest over 1,000 protesters

Police use batons, violence against a crowd in Moscow who were protesting against the exclusion of opposition candidates in elections. Nissan Tzur, 7/28/2019, 12:14 AM

Canada: Election quandary is about 'what it means to count'

Canada’s 2 main Jewish groups at odds over national election on Sukkot.David Lazarus, JTA, 7/22/2019, 1:56 PM

12 seats for list led by Ayelet Shaked

According to figures, joint run of right-leaning parties with Bennett and Shaked would bring more votes than separate run by parties.Mordechai Sones, 7/16/2019, 9:09 PM

Netanyahu offers to appoint Bennett ambassador to UN

PM reportedly offers Bennett the position if he gives up run in an independent party for the elections. Bennett's party rejects the idea.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/14/2019, 8:40 AM

A proposal to achieve electoral unity

When it comes to election season, we should be able to unite on fundamental issues and work out the details later. A proposal to make it work.Rabbi Chananya Weissman, 7/11/2019, 6:30 PM

Ehud Barak names his new party 'Democratic Israel'

'The State of Israel is just ahead of a complete collapse of Israeli democracy,' Barak tweets on Saturday evening.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/6/2019, 10:13 PM

Poll: No bloc has majority to form coalition

New polls shows major parties weakening ahead of new elections in September.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/3/2019, 10:24 PM

Name change prior to election was 'deception,' candidate says

Did a Brooklyn judicial candidate adopt her Jewish husband’s last name to win the race?Marcy Oster, JTA, 7/1/2019, 7:53 AM

Hamas is exploiting the political situation to pressure Israel

A senior official admits that Hamas is exploiting the political crisis in Israel to pressure Netanyahu.Dalit Halevi, 6/29/2019, 11:53 PM

Netanyahu to examine cancellation of elections

Knesset speaker checking possibility of process that will cancel oncoming elections. Likud: Netanyahu will examine the plan.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/25/2019, 9:00 PM

Anti-haredi Tiberias mayor to run for Knesset

Mayor Ron Kobi presents himself as an alternative to Liberman, will run for Knesset as head of the 'Secular Right' party.Sara Rubenstein, 6/16/2019, 9:54 PM

Don't make me cry uncle

It's not enough to form a joint list right before the deadline. Without creating and projecting unity, everything will fall apart. Opinion.Shlomo Pietrekovsky, 6/12/2019, 5:39 PM

Report: No government-funded afternoon programs next year

Repeat elections hold up passing budget for educational 'extras,' casting doubt on afternoon programs' future prices.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/3/2019, 11:55 AM

Back to the polls: Likud - 35, Liberman - 8

Gesher and Zehut would not pass the threshold.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/30/2019, 9:29 PM

Feiglin: We're open to alliances on the right

Zehut chair: Party will run in next election. 'Platform and principles are the same, but the style will be different and much more modest.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/30/2019, 11:00 AM

Will Jewish Home forgo pre-election primaries?

Jewish Home secretariat considering change to party constitution to allow party to run with same list as last election, without primaries.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/29/2019, 6:26 PM

UTJ: We'll recommend Netanyahu for PM again

United Torah Judaism says it intends to recommend Netanyahu as the next Prime Minister if new elections are held.Ben Shaul, 5/29/2019, 2:35 AM

Bill to dissolve Knesset approved in second and third reading

Likud source says MK Smotrich would have to be given Justice Ministry if coalition is formed at the last minute.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/28/2019, 9:32 PM

Likud secretariat approves reserved spots for Kulanu

Also approves proposal to run as one list for next Knesset; Netanyahu: 'Together with Kahlon we'll get more than 40 Knesset seats.'Mordechai Sones, 5/28/2019, 6:23 PM

Beit El yeshiva head calls repeat elections 'dangerous move'

Rabbi Zalman Melamed calls on Right Parties Union to support Knesset dissolution only after Likud signs understandings for future coalition.Mordechai Sones, 5/28/2019, 5:11 PM

Makor Rishon survey: 68 seats for national camp

New Right Party receives five seats, Feiglin and Moshe Kahlon remain outside Knesset.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/28/2019, 4:21 PM

Likud declares open season on Liberman

PM holds consultations with ministers, MKs in Likud; after ordering them not to attack Yisrael Beytenu Chairman, changes mind.Mordechai Sones, 5/27/2019, 10:50 PM

No agreements at Netanyahu-Liberman meeting

Senior Likud official says conversation ended in 'explosion'. Haredi parties said they received signals elections would be held.Mordechai Sones, 5/27/2019, 7:46 PM

Smotrich: Public will not forgive those who bring down the right

National Union Party Chairman Bezalel Smotrich warns move to new elections could lead to end of right-wing government.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/26/2019, 5:11 PM

Elections: 'Unnecessary but unavoidable'

Knesset Organizing Committee Chairman MK Mickey Zohar blames 'silly' clause in draft law for failure to form coalition.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/26/2019, 3:54 PM

'The Tommy Robinson video every Jew must watch'

Journalist Avi Yemini speaks to Jews who believe EU Parliament candidate is anti-Semitic.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/23/2019, 3:00 PM

UK Orthodox Jews mobilize for Tommy Robinson

Members of hasidic and Sefardic communities urge community to 'do right thing for ourselves - and for country to which we owe so much.'Mordechai Sones, 5/22/2019, 9:15 PM

Elkin: There's chance we'll be dragged to elections

'If United Right continues with high demands, we'll be dragged to elections in six months with similar results,' Elkin notes.Mordechai Sones, 5/16/2019, 9:13 AM

Watch: Undercover forces capture Hamas terrorist

Terrorist who planned terror attack around election day arrested by Border Police at his workplace in A'Zaim village, east of J'lem.Ido Ben Porat, 4/30/2019, 3:10 PM

Bitan: It's possible Arab party didn't really pass threshold

Likud MK backs election chief's request for police probe of alleged voter fraud in Arab sector.Hezki Baruch, 4/21/2019, 8:57 PM

Voter fraud in Knesset election? Election chief calls for probe

Arab MKs blast Central Elections Committee chief over request for police probe into alleged voter fraud in Arab sector.Hezki Baruch, 4/21/2019, 6:26 PM

Bennet, Shaked achieved what other ministers didn't

'We'll feel the New Right's absence if Netanyahu adopts Trump's peace plan and there won't be enough power on the right to stop him.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/12/2019, 11:07 AM

Elections 2019: Voters decide only at the last minute

Too many people around us have yet to decide what to vote for in the Knesset elections. Why did this happen?Israel News Talk Radio, 4/8/2019, 6:27 PM

United Right volunteers look to persuade undecided voters

'The only home of Religious Zionism is the Union of  Right-Wing Parties (URP).'Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/7/2019, 11:02 PM

A shameful election display

We'll all be glad when it's over.Walter Bingham, 4/5/2019, 6:29 PM

'The elections will be decided by the undecided'

Will the 2009 precedent repeat itself and will Netanyahu’s legal woes make coalition forming more difficult after this election?Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/5/2019, 6:15 PM

Poll: Likud leads with 31 seats, Blue and White - 30

Blue and White would be in second place with 30 seats, and the Labor Party and Hadash-Ta'al would tie for third place with eight seats each.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/4/2019, 10:39 PM

Israeli college students vote: Blue and White, Zehut and Meretz

The Blue and White list led by Benny Gantz and Yair Lapid wins the most votes among Israeli students, with 47 seats.Ido ben Porat, 3/31/2019, 7:06 PM

Rabbi Ovadia Yosef's daughter endorses Moshe Kahlon's Kulanu

Adina Bar-Shalom, who recently dropped out of Knesset race with her Ahi Yisrael party, endorses Kulanu - while chiding Shas.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/28/2019, 8:01 PM

Gesher chairman: 'Not in anyone's pocket'

'I am certain we will pass," Levy-Abekasis asserts, despite the fact that according to the polls her party will not pass the threshold.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/28/2019, 4:42 PM

Israel elections 2019 explained: Pre-election review & analysis

Don't be uninformed about Israel elections. The system is totally different than the US.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/27/2019, 7:24 PM

Thailand: Election results may only be announced in May

Citing 'technical issues,' Thailand's Elections Commission may wait until deadline to announce results.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/26/2019, 1:01 PM

Holocaust denier drops out of race for Congress in Spain

Fernando Paz resigns due to 'media hunt' against him.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 3/23/2019, 9:07 PM

Florida mayor to visit Israel next week

Two days after announcing bid for presidency, Florida mayor is headed to Israel.Ron Kampeas, JTA, & Arutz 7, 3/16/2019, 10:50 PM

'The Left is behaving more responsibly than the Right'

Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein slams right-wing leaders for failing to unite like the Blue and White party.Shimon Cohen, 3/10/2019, 6:07 PM

'High court will reject ban on Arab parties'

Professor Aviad Hacohen warns Election Committee made a mistake disqualifying Balad party, turned extremists into martyrs.Benny Toker, 3/7/2019, 10:58 PM

Netanyahu attacks 'far left' Blue and White party

PM says Gantz and Lapid are leftists who will be reliant on the Arab parties, media acts like North Korea censors.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/7/2019, 10:27 PM

Yuli Edelstein on Netanyahu and Likud

Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein talks to contributor Boaz Bismuth of Israel Hayom Daily and host Nurit Ben about Israeli elections.i24News, 3/4/2019, 12:58 AM

Purim, Elections, & Rabbi Benny Lau

'Purim and elections bring out people's true views.' Interview with Machon Shilo head Rabbi David Bar-Hayim.Mordechai Sones, 3/4/2019, 12:18 AM

Bernie Sanders holds kickoff rally in Brooklyn

Leading Democratic candidate Sanders holds kickoff rally in Brooklyn.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/2/2019, 8:21 PM

'With these gaps in the polls Gantz will be the next PM'

Dr. Eyal Levin believes president will ask the leader of largest party to form next coalition, not the leader with the most recommendations.Benny Toker, 2/28/2019, 10:41 PM

Likud removes cemetery ad following criticism

Bereaved families call on election campaigns to leave them alone after Likud ad in military cemetery calls Benny Gantz 'dangerous.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/26/2019, 8:59 PM

Running for the Knesset in memory of his murdered daughter

Rafi Levengrond, father of Barkan attack victim Kim Levengrond-Yehezkel, seeks to represent Israel's 'second class citizens' in Yesha.Hezki Baruch, 2/21/2019, 8:39 PM

'Joint Arab List' becomes disjointed

Negotiations between Arab parties reach dead end: In Arab sector, three separate lists to compete in elections for 21st Knesset.Mordechai Sones, 2/21/2019, 12:13 PM

Nir Barkat tells Arutz Sheva: 'It's no time for games'

Senior Likud official calls for union of Jewish Home with Otzmah, rejects proposal to join smaller parties to Likud: 'Right will lose seats'Shimon Cohen, 2/19/2019, 7:09 PM