Live: Inauguration of the 35th government

Live: Inauguration of the 35th government

New government to finally take effect after 500 days of campaigning, 3 elections.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/17/2020, 1:15 PM
Nir Barkat won't be appointed minister in next government

Nir Barkat won't be appointed minister in next government

Former J'lem mayor second, after Sa'ar, of top ten on Likud list who won't be minister. Dichter, Hanegbi apparently also left out of gov't.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/17/2020, 12:31 PM
Preview: The biggest government in Israel's history

Preview: The biggest government in Israel's history

Likud and Blue and White power-sharing yet incomplete, but preliminary picture of Netanyahu-Gantz government to be sworn in tonight emerges.Mordechai Sones, 5/14/2020, 9:59 AM
Government formation bill passed into law

Government formation bill passed into law

Later today, signatures of more than 61 Knesset members will be submitted to President, who will ask Netanyahu to form government.Mordechai Sones, 5/7/2020, 11:12 AM
Rivlin: The mandate will return to the Knesset tomorrow

Rivlin: The mandate will return to the Knesset tomorrow

President rejects Gantz's request to extend mandate, but neither will mandate be passed to Netanyahu.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/12/2020, 2:08 PM
Rivlin must decide on next stage by tomorrow

Rivlin must decide on next stage by tomorrow

As Gantz's mandate expires, president has several options for the next stage in efforts to form a government.Shimon Cohen, 4/12/2020, 8:59 AM
Chaos on the political front

Chaos on the political front

The chaos we are witnessing in the Israeli government may be the price of democracy, but that, too, must have its limits. People are furiious. Leonie Ben-Simon, 3/22/2020, 12:50 AM
Watch: Consultations with the president ahead of gov't formation

Watch: Consultations with the president ahead of gov't formation

President Rivlin meets with Knesset faction reps to receive their recommendations before announcing who will be tasked to form government.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/15/2020, 11:00 AM
INTO THE FRAY: No! Not all votes are equal!

INTO THE FRAY: No! Not all votes are equal!

There is—and should be--a qualitative difference (i.e. a structural inequality) between votes cast for parties that wish to undermine the Jewish nation-state and those who wish to protect and preserve it Dr. Martin Sherman, 3/13/2020, 4:00 PM
President to invite parties on Sunday

President to invite parties on Sunday

Various factions invited to recommend candidate to would form next government. Round of consultations shortened and will only last one day.Mordechai Sones, 3/9/2020, 5:54 PM
Shaked attempts to create basis for Right-leaning government

Shaked attempts to create basis for Right-leaning government

Former Justice Minister claims Liberman-haredi agreements can be reached to prevent election; 'No need to drag State into further elections'Mordechai Sones, 11/5/2019, 8:01 PM
Poll: Eastern Europeans fear for democracy's future

Poll: Eastern Europeans fear for democracy's future

Large survey shows most Eastern Europeans fear the fall of democracy, distrust the media.Nissan Tzur, 11/4/2019, 10:45 AM
Knesset Guard to secure Gantz

Knesset Guard to secure Gantz

Once mandate passes to Benny Gantz, security will be placed around him. Netanyahu summons representatives of Rightist bloc.Mordechai Sones, 10/22/2019, 4:15 PM
Gantz rules out joining gov't led by Netanyahu

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
Liberman: 'We won't recommend Gantz in any case'

Liberman: 'We won't recommend Gantz in any case'

Yisrael Beyteinu Chairman in closed meeting: Even if PM fails to form coalition, party will not recommend Gantz in his place.Mordechai Sones, 5/13/2019, 10:19 PM
Israel allegedly ordered IDF: End operations before Eurovision

Israel allegedly ordered IDF: End operations before Eurovision

Government orders army to 'achieve necessary operational goals' in weekend fighting with Hamas before Independence Day and Eurovision.Sam Sokol - JTA, 5/6/2019, 10:31 PM
Netanyahu tasked with forming government

Netanyahu tasked with forming government

President Rivlin chooses Netanyahu to establish next coalition. 'For the fifth time, you have secured the support of this dear people.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/17/2019, 8:34 PM
Shaked: The government is no longer right-wing

Shaked: The government is no longer right-wing

Justice Minister explains why there is no reason for the continued existence of the government without Bennett as defense minister.Hezki Baruch, 11/18/2018, 11:20 AM
PM: '61' is not an option

PM: '61' is not an option

Netanyahu tells Likud ministers his goal is to stabilize government, but he won't agree to a coalition without Liberman.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/11/2018, 11:51 AM
Who broke into government spokesperson's home?

Who broke into government spokesperson's home?

Police investigate break-in at home of Public Security Minister's spokesperson.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/19/2017, 3:31 PM
Cabinet to give green light for new Binyamin region community

Cabinet to give green light for new Binyamin region community

Netanyahu to submit proposal allowing the continuation of construction of community for Amona expellees.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 9/1/2017, 8:29 PM
Arab MK resigns from Knesset

Arab MK resigns from Knesset

M Basel Ghattas submits resignation letter as part of plea bargain, will be replaced as MK within 48 hours.Hezki Baruch, 3/19/2017, 11:01 AM
The law which will limit left's access to information

The law which will limit left's access to information

New law cuts provision of free government information to leftist organizations since 'taxpayers shouldn't have to provide free info to EU.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/26/2017, 8:10 AM
Amir Peretz: I'm going to be Prime Minister

Amir Peretz: I'm going to be Prime Minister

Former Defense Minister vows to retake Labor leadership, then triumph in elections.Yoel Domb, 9/27/2016, 9:30 AM
Only half of Israelis are satisfied with the gov't

Only half of Israelis are satisfied with the gov't

Tel Aviv University and Israel Democracy Institute publish Peace Index revealing public perception on Netanyahu’s government.Shoshana Miskin, 5/9/2016, 7:50 AM
Israel’s “right-wing” government

Israel’s “right-wing” government

Is Israel's government right-wing or is it not? A look at facts on the ground. Ted Belman, 3/14/2016, 10:56 AM
Lapid predicts gov't will fall by end of the year

Lapid predicts gov't will fall by end of the year

Yesh Atid Chairman criticizes government for 'abandoning the political arena,' especially in regards to French ultimatum.Shoshana Miskin, 2/1/2016, 12:51 PM
71% of Israelis: Government failing in terror wave

71% of Israelis: Government failing in terror wave

Survey finds 61% of public feels their personal security has been harmed in Arab terror wave, and govt. isn't handling it properly.Ari Yashar, 1/1/2016, 10:05 AM
CEOs to meet students for a beer in Jerusalem

CEOs to meet students for a beer in Jerusalem

14 of Israel's major CEOs to join aspiring professionals in Jerusalem, for crucial advice, mentoring - and beers.Raphael Poch, 11/30/2015, 11:54 AM
Our Incompetent Prime Minister and Government

Our Incompetent Prime Minister and Government

Why are we waiting until we are attacked again?Walter Bingham, 7/3/2015, 6:55 PM
Expert: Netanyahu's Narrow Government Will Last

Expert: Netanyahu's Narrow Government Will Last

Despite 'empty threats' from opposition to topple government, even narrow coalition, with cohesion, could last its full term.Benny Toker, Cynthia Blank, 5/21/2015, 9:58 AM
Watch Live: Government Being Presented

Watch Live: Government Being Presented

The 34th government is being presented at the President's Residence.Arutz Sheva staff, 5/19/2015, 2:38 PM
Knesset Approves Netanyahu's New Coalition

Knesset Approves Netanyahu's New Coalition

Knesset approves Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu's new coalition by a vote of 61 to 59.Elad Benari, 5/15/2015, 12:25 AM
Will the Government be Sworn In Thursday?

Will the Government be Sworn In Thursday?

After Sunday cabinet meeting canceled, analysts speculate Netanyahu may postpone presentation of his fourth government until Monday.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, Cynthia Blank, 5/14/2015, 11:29 AM
Lapid Files Court Motion to Block Gov't Expansion

Lapid Files Court Motion to Block Gov't Expansion

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu is planning to increase the number of ministers in his government – if the High Court lets him.Moshe Cohen, 5/10/2015, 9:41 PM
Mogherini Congratulates Netanyahu, Urges Talks

Mogherini Congratulates Netanyahu, Urges Talks

EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs calls for resumption of peace talks with the end goal of a “two-state” solution.Elad Benari, Canada, 5/8/2015, 11:31 PM
Former Shas MK: Government Will be Short-Lived

Former Shas MK: Government Will be Short-Lived

Former MK Nissim Ze’ev predicts there will be too much friction in Netanyahu's new government for it to last long.Benny Toker, 5/7/2015, 6:14 AM
Herzog: No One Offered Me Foreign Ministry

Herzog: No One Offered Me Foreign Ministry

MK Yitzhak Herzog angrily denied a report that he had turned down an offer by Binyamin Netanyahu to be Israel's Foreign Minister.Moshe Cohen, 5/6/2015, 10:53 PM
Shas MK: Govt Will be Formed, Despite Misgivings

Shas MK: Govt Will be Formed, Despite Misgivings

Shas MK Yaakov Margi is very optimistic that things will work out with all of the Likud's “natural partners."Moshe Cohen, 4/19/2015, 6:30 PM
No Food? Blame the Government

No Food? Blame the Government

Lack of stable government, cancelled funds cause charity orgs to struggle to give food before Passover; at least 60,000 families affected.Tova Dvorin, 3/31/2015, 11:41 AM
MK Yogev: It's Time Obama Realized Who Won

MK Yogev: It's Time Obama Realized Who Won

MK Motti Yogev has requested that Ambassador Dan Shapiro tell Obama who won the election.Moshe Cohen, 3/30/2015, 1:12 AM
Jewish Home to Get Education, Welfare Portfolios

Jewish Home to Get Education, Welfare Portfolios

Jewish Home will take over several of the ministerial portfolios left behind by Yesh Atid and Hatnu'a.Moshe Cohen, 12/24/2014, 10:18 PM
Watch: Arutz Sheva TV's Daily Edition

Watch: Arutz Sheva TV's Daily Edition

Government will support the south. School year begins. Lapid: demilitarize Gaza next. Licking honey of holy letters.Yoni Kempinski, 9/1/2014, 3:24 AM
Diskin: What Would We Do With Gaza, Anyway?

Diskin: What Would We Do With Gaza, Anyway?

Former Shin Bet director slams right wing MKs, and accuses them of 'playing to the crowd' with their tough talk.Yaakov Levi, 7/2/2014, 1:16 PM
'Israeli-Arab Terrorists Releases or No Deal'

'Israeli-Arab Terrorists Releases or No Deal'

Senior government officials say the controversial releases are key to continuing peace talks, despite 'zero chance' of success.Hezki Baruch and Tova Dvorin, 4/12/2014, 9:35 PM
'The Presidency Has Turned Into a Joke'

'The Presidency Has Turned Into a Joke'

Former MK Eliezer Cohen weighs in on presidential elections to Arutz Sheva, calls for presidential role in government to change.Tova Dvorin, 2/22/2014, 9:40 PM
Lapid Against Decision to Fund Judea, Samaria

Lapid Against Decision to Fund Judea, Samaria

Finance Minister Yair Lapid continues to come out against Judea and Samaria by opposing government funding for regional organizations.Uzi Baruch, Tova Dvorin, 2/4/2014, 2:45 AM
PMW: Talks, And PA Anti-Israel Incitement, Go On

PMW: Talks, And PA Anti-Israel Incitement, Go On

Official government reports show that incitement against Israel and the Jewish People is continuing on official media channels in the PADavid Lev, 1/5/2014, 10:10 PM
Anti-Corruption Watchdog 'Restoring Idealism'

Anti-Corruption Watchdog 'Restoring Idealism'

Movement for Quality Government holds annual conference, says next fight against corruption is on 'public awareness.'Yoni Kempinski, Ari Yashar, 12/23/2013, 10:41 AM
State to Stop Providing Gas Masks?

State to Stop Providing Gas Masks?

Due to changes in defense situation, Syria dismantling chemical weapons, gov't expected to stop gas mask distribution program.Tova Dvorin, 11/11/2013, 9:22 PM
Expert: Major Earthquake Could Hit Israel Anytime

Expert: Major Earthquake Could Hit Israel Anytime

According to Dr. Avi Shapiro, chairman of a government panel on earthquakes, a major earthquake in Israel is just a matter of time.David Lev, 10/21/2013, 7:25 PM
Netanyahu to Terrorists: 'We Are Here To Stay'

Netanyahu to Terrorists: 'We Are Here To Stay'

PM Netanyahu's message at the weekly Cabinet meeting: although terrorist attacks increase, we are here to stay.Kochava Rozenbaum , 10/6/2013, 2:10 PM
Uproar as Knesset Votes to Alter Government

Uproar as Knesset Votes to Alter Government

Bill passed on initial reading would limit number of ministers, block smaller parties, and make it harder to topple government.Maayana Miskin, 7/3/2013, 2:39 PM
Bennett: This is a Good Government

Bennett: This is a Good Government

Naftali Bennett stands up to critics on Judea and Samaria building, Torah studies. ‘We’ve done what nobody else could do.’Maayana Miskin, 6/28/2013, 4:44 PM
Gov't Approves Bill Limiting Ministers to 19

Gov't Approves Bill Limiting Ministers to 19

Governance Law would raise minimum threshold for entering Knesset to 4%, pushing out small parties.Gil Ronen, 5/6/2013, 2:47 PM
Syria Accuses US of 'Throwing Oil on Fire'

Syria Accuses US of 'Throwing Oil on Fire'

Syrian government daily accuses US of having "thrown oil on the fire" of country's conflict by doubling its aid to the opposition. Arutz Sheva staff, 4/21/2013, 7:23 PM
Peres Meets New Gov't for Traditional Photograph

Peres Meets New Gov't for Traditional Photograph

"I am confident that you will be attentive to the needs of the people," President Peres tells new government.Elad Benari, 3/19/2013, 1:15 AM