Hezki Baruch

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Yoaz Hendel: Benny Gantz pressured me to form government supported by the Joint List

Yoaz Hendel opposed to government that relies on the Joint List, but will also not help Netanyahu establish a right-wing government.

Yoaz Hendel: Benny Gantz pressured me to form government supported by the Joint List

Lapid: Israel knows how to put its hands on every terrorist organization

Lapid and Gantz meet with members of the IDF General Staff Forum and Chief of Staff Kohavi at the Kirya in Tel Aviv.

Lapid: Israel knows how to put its hands on every terrorist organization

Likud holds primaries as its 140,000 members head to the polls

Likud opens 110 polling stations, allowing around 140,000 party members to decide who will represent the party in the next Knesset.

Likud holds primaries as its 140,000 members head to the polls

The surprising statement of the chairman of the Jewish Home

Jewish Home chairman Yossi Brodny at election conference in Petah Tikva: I will never sit in a government with Ben Gvir and Smotrich.

The surprising statement of the chairman of the Jewish Home

Lapid mocks Netanyahu: He learned how to fill his gas tank after we lowered the prices

Medical interns disrupt PM's speech at Yesh Atid conference in Tel Aviv: Lapid: Don't interrupt them, don't throw them out.

Lapid mocks Netanyahu: He learned how to fill his gas tank after we lowered the pricesplayer

Shirly Pinto will not run in Shaked's Zionist Spirit Party

Israel's first ever deaf MK says she will continue to focus on promoting people with disabilities from outside the Knesset.

Shirly Pinto will not run in Shaked's Zionist Spirit Party

Netanyahu promises: 'We'll lower taxes, significantly lower cost of living'

Likud leader MK Netanyahu presents list of concrete steps to lower cost of living, basic necessities.

Netanyahu promises: 'We'll lower taxes, significantly lower cost of living'

Religious Zionism, Otzma Yehudit, nearing agreement on joint run

Major disagreement centers around who would be the best candidate for the joint party's seventh spot.

Religious Zionism, Otzma Yehudit, nearing agreement on joint run

Michal Shir, once a Likud MK, is now leaving New Hope for Yesh Atid

"What won't people do for a Knesset seat!" responds Likud's Miri Regev.

Michal Shir, once a Likud MK, is now leaving New Hope for Yesh Atid

Payments to terrorists to be deducted from PA tax revenue

PA gave 660m shekels to terrorists & their families over past year. Govt to deduct amount from revenues transferred to PA.

Payments to terrorists to be deducted from PA tax revenue

Watch: Women of the Wall provoke worshippers - again

Women of the Wall activists clashed with worshippers after leaving the area specially designated for their private service.

Watch: Women of the Wall provoke worshippers - againplayer

Benny Begin steps away from politics

Benny Begin announces he won't run for the Knesset due to the fact that he is about to turn 80, but will remain a member of New Hope Party.

Benny Begin steps away from politics

Bereaved mother: 'This was no traffic accident, they hit me intentionally'

'The vehicle made a sharp turn towards me and accelerated, I tried to avoid it but it rammed into us,' mother of boy killed in ramming says.

Bereaved mother: 'This was no traffic accident, they hit me intentionally'player

Shaked to INN: We preserved the values of the right

Minister Shaked excited about alliance with Yoaz Hendel, as well as with Supreme Court ruling on Mitzpe Kramim.

Shaked to INN: We preserved the values of the rightplayer

Shaked celebrates with residents of Mitzpe Kramim: The Zionist spirit won

Interior Minister visits Binyamin region town after Supreme Court overturned ruling that would have seen dozens of homes demolished

Shaked celebrates with residents of Mitzpe Kramim: The Zionist spirit won

Yamina, Derech Eretz, 'close to signing agreement'

Negotiating teams from Yamina, Derech Eretz, say they are 'close' to signing agreement on joint run. 'We'll bring a new spirit to Israel.'

Yamina, Derech Eretz, 'close to signing agreement'

New Hope MK gives birth to twin girls

MK Sharren Haskel announces birth of twin girls.

New Hope MK gives birth to twin girls

Netanyahu's spokesman to run in Likud primaries

Yonatan Urich will compete for the 41st spot on the Likud slate, which is reserved for a representative of the Tel Aviv district.

Netanyahu's spokesman to run in Likud primaries

Pres. Herzog on crisis with Russia: Speak less

Israel's Pres. Herzog, former Jewish Agency chairman, speaks for 1st time about crisis with Russia. 'There are things silence is good for.'

Pres. Herzog on crisis with Russia: Speak less

Woman recovers from stone attack: "One millimeter and I might not be here"

Shir Lev, who was injured in a stone attack, in her first interview with INN: "My face is far from looking the way it was; rehab is lo

Woman recovers from stone attack: "One millimeter and I might not be here"player

Pro-Palestinian activists blast Danny Danon: Zionist garbage

Former Israeli Ambassador to the UN raises ire of pro-Palestinian Arab activists after taking part in conference on sovereignty.

Pro-Palestinian activists blast Danny Danon: Zionist garbageplayer

Ben Gvir in Bat Yam: I want unity, the offers we received are insulting

MK Ben Gvir speaks to Otzma Yehudit activists in Bat Yam: The feeling is that Smotrich does not want to run together.

Ben Gvir in Bat Yam: I want unity, the offers we received are insulting

Likud MK Amsalem: Lapid is an 'uneducated boor, unfit to be PM'

Likud MK claims that instead of serving his country in the IDF, Lapid "drank beer & hung out with girls."

Likud MK Amsalem: Lapid is an 'uneducated boor, unfit to be PM'

Did a Labor minister flout the military censor?

Diaspora Min. Nachman Shai says, 'State of Israel, IDF, acted tonight in Syria.'

Did a Labor minister flout the military censor?

Lapid: It's not a choice between me and Netanyahu, it's a choice between future and past

Prime Minister to members of his Yesh Atid party: These elections could be an opportunity for us to get out of this complicated situation.

Lapid: It's not a choice between me and Netanyahu, it's a choice between future and past

Yamina MK: 'The experiment failed, there's no place for new experiments'

MK Nir Orbach publishes new video: 'Religious Zionism needs to join the believing right.'

Yamina MK: 'The experiment failed, there's no place for new experiments'

Likud party won't hold primaries

Likud party cancels primaries after only one person - former PM Benjamin Netanyahu - submits candidacy for top spot.

Likud party won't hold primaries

As revealed on INN: Yossi Brodny elected to head Jewish Home Party

Jewish Home Central Committee approves proposal of party leader Hagit Moshe to place Brodny at the top of the party's election slate.

As revealed on INN: Yossi Brodny elected to head Jewish Home Partyplayer

Danny Danon to INN: Lapid seeks meeting with Abbas, he has no mandate to do so

Chairman of World Likud claims Lapid is making gestures to the PA in order to be photographed with Abbas before the election.

Danny Danon to INN: Lapid seeks meeting with Abbas, he has no mandate to do so

Will Naftali Bennett veto legalization of illegal Arab construction?

Settlement leader Yossi Dagan appeals to former PM to block Defense Ministry plans.

Will Naftali Bennett veto legalization of illegal Arab construction?

Rise in price of supervised bread won't take effect immediately

Economy Minister requests supermarket chains wait two weeks to raise prices, after Rami Levy announces his chain will not raise prices.

Rise in price of supervised bread won't take effect immediately

Meretz minister won't run in upcoming elections

Tamar Zandberg announces she will take a break from politics, following party head's decision not to run for top spot.

Meretz minister won't run in upcoming elections

Sa'ar: There is no merger with Blue and White

Justice Minister stresses to party activists that New Hope is not disbanding or merging with another party.

Sa'ar: There is no merger with Blue and White

Meretz chief quits party leadership race

Health Minister Nitzan Horowitz won't run for additional term as chairman of the Meretz party, leaving Yair Golan as the sole candidate.

Meretz chief quits party leadership race

Poll: Yamina out even if Minister Hendel joins

If Communications Minister Yoaz Hendel were to join Shaked's Yamina, it would still get just 2.8% of the general vote.

Poll: Yamina out even if Minister Hendel joins

Likud official: Chikli will be guaranteed a spot on the slate

Likud source: Amichai Chikli will receive a reserved spot on the Likud slate should he so desire. Nir Orbach may be appointed a minister.

Likud official: Chikli will be guaranteed a spot on the slate

Blue and White unites with New Hope for Knesset run

Defense Minister Benny Gantz and Justice Minister Gideon Sa'ar announce union for upcoming Knesset election.

Blue and White unites with New Hope for Knesset run

Settlement organization chief David Elhayani, who backed Bennett-Lapid government. resigns

Chairman of Yesha Council, David Elhayani, a backer of the 'change government' and a critic of Netanyahu, announces his resignation.

Settlement organization chief David Elhayani, who backed Bennett-Lapid government. resigns

Shaked: I wonder what Netanyahu will tell Biden

Interior Minister blames Opposition leader, Likud for holding up bill necessary for Israel to join US Visa Waiver Program.

Shaked: I wonder what Netanyahu will tell Biden

Meretz MK eyes top spot, promises to fight 'messianic' rightists

cDep. Min. Yair Golan promises to run for head of Meretz, fight 'messianic and corrupt' right-wing.

Meretz MK eyes top spot, promises to fight 'messianic' rightists