Understanding the Israeli political arena

Dr. Limor Samimian-Darash: 'We must have courage to guard our principles and keep our rights.'Yoni Kempinski, 6/6/2019, 10:08 PM

The politics of Passover and how it affects us today

Hear about the connection of Passover to the state of Israel, the IDF, politics and Jewish Mysticism.Israel News Talk Radio, 4/17/2019, 6:45 PM

Soccer team owner: I have decided to enter politics

Alona Barkat, who owns Hapoel Beer Sheva soccer team, announces she is joining the New Right party.Hezki Baruch, 2/7/2019, 1:58 PM

Gabi Ashkenazi: I will decide in the coming days

Former IDF chief of staff speaks outside his home with activists calling on him to unite the left-wing parties. "I'm working on it."Hezki Baruch, 2/5/2019, 3:13 PM

How do politics affect your investment portfolio?

How can you design an investment portfolio that takes uncertainty into account?Douglas Goldstein, 1/3/2019, 3:47 AM

'Differentiating between Tel Aviv blood and southern blood'

Likud minister's remarks on latest Hamas attacks arouse political firestorm.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/15/2018, 2:16 PM

Democrat who upset NY incumbent accused Israel of ‘massacre’

Progressive candidate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who defeated incumbent NY Rep. Joe Crowley, accused Israel of 'massacring' Gaza protesters.JTA, 6/27/2018, 6:53 PM

Russian rabbi: Jewish community shouldn't interfere in politics

Russia's Rabbi Boroda says a Jewish personality in the Russian administration is not a positive phenomenon.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/21/2018, 9:39 PM

Barak returning to politics?

Former Prime Minister claims he's more qualified to lead Israel than anyone.Elad Benari, 11/16/2017, 2:05 AM

Rabbi Jonathan Sacks: Politics of anger corroding US public life

Former British Chief Rabbi says 'culture of grievances' and 'populism' tearing American society apart.JTA, 10/25/2017, 3:39 PM

Netanyahu: I hope my children don't enter politics

PM says politics is a "very tough life" he does not want for any of his children.Gary Willig, 10/5/2017, 10:28 PM

Gidon Sa'ar: I have the highest chance of becoming PM

Former Likud minister returning to politics says paradigm of Palestinian state based on pre-1967 borders won't work, isn't practical.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/10/2017, 8:53 AM

Turkey and Holland fulminate as diplomatic crisis brews

Turkey 'doesn't want Dutch ambassador' to return after Holland refuses entry to Turkish FM, closes of consulate.Chana Roberts, 3/12/2017, 7:45 AM

Opposition MK: Ashamed of what I said

MK Eitan Cabel says he 'never lied, the self-righteousness makes him angry,' then says he lied to protect party.Uzi Baruch, 3/5/2017, 7:52 AM

Op-Ed: Bereavement and politics - the cynicism of media analysts

Only idiots who supported the Oslo Accords could say we had political options to deal with Hamas.Dr. Haim Shane, 3/1/2017, 2:44 PM

Watch: Benjamin Ginsberg explains who runs Washington

Johns Hopkins professor discusses leverage points of entrenched bureaucracy.Mordechai Sones, 1/23/2017, 7:18 PM

Gideon Sa'ar considers a return to politics

Former Likud minister Gideon Sa'ar said that during the coming year he may return to the political arena.Chaim Lev, 9/26/2016, 10:28 PM

Litzman: Lapid Needs to do 'Penance' in Opposition

If Yair Lapid is sorry for what he has done to the haredi public, said MK Yaakov Litzman, let him prove it by staying out of the government.Moshe Cohen, 2/26/2015, 8:35 AM

Lapid Says Elections Are a 'Very Bad Idea'

Finance Minister seeks to calm tensions amid reports that the coalition is about to fall apart.Ido Ben Porat and Elad Benari, 11/17/2014, 2:16 AM

Likud Still on Top, But Jewish Home Gaining Ground

Knesset Channel poll reveals Naftali Bennett's party snapping at Bibi's heels with 20 seats, compared to 25 for Likud.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, 9/18/2014, 5:11 PM

Israelis Tired of Teachers Preaching Politics

Survey finds 68% against politicized teachers like Adam Verete; survey chairman equivocates 'settler brainwashing.'Ari Yashar, 5/19/2014, 8:33 AM

Bennett 'The Victor' After Controversial Bills

Analysts: Jewish Home party came out ahead after week of controversial law-making, including hareidi enlistment and 'referendum law'.Maayana Miskin, 3/17/2014, 1:52 PM

Lapid: Not All Politicians Are Perfect

According to Finance Minister Yair Lapid, democracy is a great equalizer that lets even idiots take the reins of power.David Lev, 3/16/2014, 10:11 PM

Yair Lapid Bottoms Out Public Approval Poll

Poll ranking public approval of 23 ministers reveals surprises. Among them: Livni ranks above Netanyahu.Tova Dvorin, 3/1/2014, 10:42 PM

Presidential Candidate Rejects 'Racism' Charges

Professor Dan Shechtman says Shas Chairman Aryeh Deri blew his comments about Mizrahi music out of proportion.Tova Dvorin, 2/17/2014, 5:59 PM

Likud MK Backs Bennett Over 'Jews in Palestine'

MK Hotovely promises Likud rebellion over Netanyahu's 'political acrobatics' in interview with Arutz Sheva.Ari Yashar, 1/29/2014, 3:43 PM

Education Ministry Lets Teachers Peddle Politics

New program allows teachers to pick their own topics, and express their own political opinions in student discussions.Ari Yashar, 1/23/2014, 11:03 PM

Report: Amsalem Could Join the Likud

Rabbi Haim Amsalem, chairman of the Am Shalem movement, has been holding what are termed “intense discussions” with the Likud, reports say.David Lev, 12/29/2013, 5:27 PM

Haifa University Rejects Professor Over Politics

University board reportedly refuses to grant doctorate to Nobel Prize Winner Yisrael Aumann over pro-Zionist views.Tova Dvorin, 12/15/2013, 12:49 PM

Diskin’s Denial: I’m Not with Peres

Former Shin Bet head denies his attacks on Netanyahu are a prelude to going into politics with Peres.Maayana Miskin, 12/15/2013, 8:59 AM

Public Debate on J'lem Master Plan on Sunday

As part of the 'Jerusalem 5800’ project, political candidates from all sides will weigh in on 30-year plan.Arutz Sheva, 10/17/2013, 9:38 PM

43.8% of Jews Favor Encouraging Arab Emigration

Number is down from 50.7% in 2010. Poll shows 42% of Jews said that IDF soldiers should not be used to evict Jews from their homes.David Lev, 10/6/2013, 6:49 PM

Politician Changes Party Affiliation, Steps Down

Jerusalem politician sets an example by stepping down after switching to Likud. ‘I’m not a thief.’Maayana Miskin, 8/13/2013, 10:20 AM

PM: Officers May Not Discuss Politics in Public

Top IDF brass should not be voicing their political opinions in public, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu saidDavid Lev, 6/24/2013, 9:37 PM

Govt: UNESCO Lied, So Jerusalem Visit Canceled

The government on Monday informed UNESCO that a delegation that planned to visit Jerusalem was not welcomeDavid Lev, 5/20/2013, 9:33 PM

New Poll: Bennett, Labor Tied for Knesset Seats

A new poll showed the Bayit Yehudi party would tie for the second largest Knesset faction with Labor, if elections were held todayDavid Lev, 1/7/2013, 8:00 PM

Kadima Activist: Party 'Irrelevant,' Falling Apart

One of Kadima’s most vocal activists has quit, saying he has lost faith in the party and believes it is increasingly irrelevant.Maayana Miskin, 10/23/2012, 3:40 PM

Youth Leader: Ulpana is Just a Symptom

The threat to demolish the Ulpana neighborhood is just a symptom, says Yoni Shetbon. Maayana Miskin, 6/15/2012, 3:14 PM

The Fine Line Between Culture and Politics

Israeli and ‘Palestinian’ poets will be participating in an upcoming international Cultural Olympiad poetry festival.Rachel Hirshfeld, 4/19/2012, 3:57 PM

Biden: Republicans Strong Enough to Beat Us

U.S. Vice-President Joe Biden believes that the Republicans are strong enough to beat President Barack H. Obama in next year's elections.David Lev, 10/9/2011, 10:03 AM

Activist: Biden Pollard Comments an Election Ploy

US VP Biden's insistence in keeping Jonathan Pollard in prison is just part of a cynical election ploy, says Republican activist Mark Zell.David Lev, 10/5/2011, 12:00 PM

Sewage Hits the Front Pages

Usually, sewage treatment plants don't make the news. But in Judea and Samaria, even the most prosaic issues make international headlines.David Lev, 7/28/2011, 11:45 PM

Civil Service: Hire More Arabs

Israel must ensure that 10% of public workers are Arab, the new head of the Civil Service said Tuesday.David Lev, 7/13/2011, 5:13 AM