2020 Elections (Page 2)

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Likud officials critical of Bennett's demands

Likud officials critical of Bennett's demands

Likud officials are said to be critical of Bennett's coalition demands, say he 'doesn't deserve' Defense Ministry.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/03/2020 00:10
Liberman slams emerging coalition, says his party kept its word

Liberman slams emerging coalition, says his party kept its word

Yisrael Beytenu chair lashes out against the unity Netanyahu-Gantz government in the works.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/03/2020 22:55
Olmert: 'Gantz has no political future - his future is in his past'

Olmert: 'Gantz has no political future - his future is in his past'

Former PM Ehud Olmert says Benny Gantz has 'no political future,' calls PM Netanyahu a 'con man.'103FM, 27/03/2020 12:21
Ahmad Tibi: 'We'll be a horrible opposition'

Ahmad Tibi: 'We'll be a horrible opposition'

MK Tibi slams MK Gantz for joining coalition: 'Blue and White as formed to provide alternative government, he failed.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/03/2020 08:47
The survey that made Gantz dismantle Blue and White

The survey that made Gantz dismantle Blue and White

The poll that prompted Benny Gantz to dismantle Blue and White presented a clear indication of the leanings of Blue and White voters.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/03/2020 22:47
This is what unity government would look like

This is what unity government would look like

With reports of a unity gov't agreement drawing closer, here's a look at what the probable coalition would look like.Eitan Divinsky, 26/03/2020 17:07
Rabbi Eliezer Waldman: 'A crime of national proportions' to rely on Joint Arab List

Rabbi Eliezer Waldman: 'A crime of national proportions' to rely on Joint Arab List

Head of Nir hesder yeshiva attacks Blue & White for lies, deception in claiming to represent the majority of voters.Nitzan Keidar, 24/03/2020 14:51
Netanyahu to Gantz: 'Let's form a unity government today'

Netanyahu to Gantz: 'Let's form a unity government today'

PM Netanyahu calls on MK Gantz to form a unity government: 'Citizens of Israel want a government which will save their lives & livelihoods.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/03/2020 14:39
Joint Arab List to head Knesset committee charged with helping terror victims

Joint Arab List to head Knesset committee charged with helping terror victims

Joint Arab List to choose chair of Knesset committee which handles rehab of injured IDF veterans and families devastated by Arab terror.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/03/2020 13:08
Minister Levin: 'Supreme Court is leading us to anarchy'

Minister Levin: 'Supreme Court is leading us to anarchy'

Tourism Min. Levin slams Supreme Court's Esther Hayut: 'She should involve herself in things she has authority over, not take over Knesset.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/03/2020 11:07
Blue and White: 'Closer to fourth elections than to unity government'

Blue and White: 'Closer to fourth elections than to unity government'

Blue and White officials say no negotiations with Likud, fourth elections closer than unity.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/03/2020 09:01
Supreme Court sets veiled ultimatum for Knesset Speaker

Supreme Court sets veiled ultimatum for Knesset Speaker

Supreme Court orders Yuli Edelstein to hold vote on new Knesset Speaker - or else.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/03/2020 15:07
Tzachi Hanegbi: 'This week, we'll know who's leading Blue and White'

Tzachi Hanegbi: 'This week, we'll know who's leading Blue and White'

Min. Tzachi Hanegbi says Israelis will know 'this week' who is leading Blue and White. 'No way for Gantz to avoid making a decision.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/03/2020 14:53
Right-wing bloc to boycott Knesset debates

Right-wing bloc to boycott Knesset debates

Parties in right-wing bloc to boycott Monday's Knesset discussions and votes in protest against Blue and White's behavior.Ben Shaul, 23/03/2020 02:46
Mr. Gantz, dont let your hysterical partners destroy Israel!

Mr. Gantz, dont let your hysterical partners destroy Israel!

Jewish history is replete with stories of people whose emotional and personally motivated decisions had a devastating effect on the fate of the Jewish People.Dr. Aaron Lerner, 22/03/2020 16:00
Netanyahu says agreement reached with Blue and White

Netanyahu says agreement reached with Blue and White

The PM said the Likud had agreed on a rotation gov't with Blue and White, Lapid stood in the way of signing.Eitan Divinsky, 21/03/2020 23:15
Galant to left: Israeli democracy is just fine

Galant to left: Israeli democracy is just fine

MK Yoav Galant responds to attacks against Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein and Likud party by Blue and White.Eitan Divinsky, 21/03/2020 21:30
Poll: Likud - 40, Blue and White - 30

Poll: Likud - 40, Blue and White - 30

New poll shows right-wing bloc with 62 Knesset seats, overtaking center-left bloc.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/03/2020 14:07
Between a rock and a hard place

Between a rock and a hard place

Joinng a coalition is not so simple for the Joint List, and much less simple for Israel. Sheri Oz, 20/03/2020 05:59
Gantz does not rule out unity gov't: 'All options on the table'

Gantz does not rule out unity gov't: 'All options on the table'

Gantz attacked Knesset Speaker Edelstein: "Hard to believe we may have to appeal to High Court to renew Knesset activity."Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/03/2020 00:42
Edelstein: 'we're in a time of crisis, enough petty politics'

Edelstein: 'we're in a time of crisis, enough petty politics'

Speaker of Knesset warned of the dangers inherent in the Likud and Blue and White struggle over the establishment of Knesset committees.Nitzan Keidar, 19/03/2020 18:03
Gantz: 'We will not remain silent'

Gantz: 'We will not remain silent'

Gantz attacked the actions of Israeli police who held up protestors from reaching the Knesset.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/03/2020 16:19
Activists distribute flyers urging MKs: 'Don't enable an anti-Zionist government!'

Activists distribute flyers urging MKs: 'Don't enable an anti-Zionist government!'

50,000 door hangers and flyers urge MKs to oppose Joint List-backed government.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/03/2020 12:33
New poll shows: 61 seats for right-wing bloc

New poll shows: 61 seats for right-wing bloc

New poll shows Likud rising to 39 Knesset seats as Blue and White plummets to 30.Hezki Baruch, 17/03/2020 14:05
In coalition negotiations with Likud, Blue and White demands Justice Ministry

In coalition negotiations with Likud, Blue and White demands Justice Ministry

Blue and White demands Justice Ministry portfolio and 'right to veto' in legal matters, report says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/03/2020 13:00
Likud MK to Arutz Sheva: Nobody won the election

Likud MK to Arutz Sheva: Nobody won the election

MK Yoav Kisch calls on Blue and White party to agree to an emergency government. "We need to unite and deal with the crisis."Hezki Baruch, 17/03/2020 05:31
Leaders of right-wing parties refuse to meet with Benny Gantz

Leaders of right-wing parties refuse to meet with Benny Gantz

Benny Gantz sets up meetings with Yisrael Beytenu and left-wing parties, is rebuffed by leaders of right-wing bloc.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/03/2020 14:57
Gantz: 'Public is sick of hate and divisions'

Gantz: 'Public is sick of hate and divisions'

Pres. Rivlin tasks Benny Gantz with forming a gov't, urges 'as broad a gov't as possible.' Gantz: 'We'll try to form a gov't within days.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/03/2020 13:17
Arab MK: 'Very low chance of minority government'

Arab MK: 'Very low chance of minority government'

MK Shihadeh says chance of minority government 'very low,' Joint Arab List will have 'difficult' time supporting gov't with Yisrael Beytenu.103FM, 16/03/2020 12:06
Amir Peretz, Left bloc demand election of new Knesset Speaker

Amir Peretz, Left bloc demand election of new Knesset Speaker

Left bloc leaders are pressuring Knesset Speaker Edelstein to resign his position ahead of tomorrow's swearing-in ceremony.Eitan Divinsky, 15/03/2020 22:50
'Does your hatred of Bibi outweigh national responsibility?'

'Does your hatred of Bibi outweigh national responsibility?'

Former Shin Bet head accuses Gantz & Co. of losing sight of key issues due to 'anti-Bibi virus.'Avi Dichter, 15/03/2020 21:06
Rivlin meets with Gantz, Netanyahu

Rivlin meets with Gantz, Netanyahu

President meets leaders of the 2 largest parties following consultations with heads of all Knesset factions.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/03/2020 20:32
President to task Gantz with forming government

President to task Gantz with forming government

Blue and White leader to receive first chance to form government, expected to pursue minority government with outside Arab support.Gary Willig, 15/03/2020 18:59
'Unity govt. does not require replacement of Knesset Speaker'

'Unity govt. does not require replacement of Knesset Speaker'

Tzipi Hotovely attacked leaders of the Blue and White party for their insistence on forming a gov't with support of the Arab parties.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/03/2020 17:40
Could I be responsible for Israel's destruction?  

Could I be responsible for Israel's destruction?  

Diaspora Jewry has a lot to answer for - especially now that the election results are in. Alan Silverstein, 15/03/2020 08:04
Liberman: Form an emergency government immediately

Liberman: Form an emergency government immediately

Yisrael Beytenu chair says his party will support government made of Likud, Blue and White, even from the outside.Hezki Baruch, 14/03/2020 21:29
Sources: Blue and White may agree to sit under Netanyahu for a year

Sources: Blue and White may agree to sit under Netanyahu for a year

Political sources say Blue and White may agree to sit with Netanyahu, are not looking to form short-term emergency government.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/03/2020 14:42
Who will be the prime minister of Israel?

Who will be the prime minister of Israel?

The Israeli election conundrum is confusing, but here is a brief and succinct explanation. No solution is offered. Frank Mecklenburg, 12/03/2020 18:00
Blue and White meeting with Joint Arab List concludes

Blue and White meeting with Joint Arab List concludes

'We exchanged opinions on recommendations to Pres. Rivlin and on parliamentary matters,' MK Tibi says.Hezki Baruch, 11/03/2020 14:49
Israeli pundit: 'Hamas wants the Joint Arab List in the coalition'

Israeli pundit: 'Hamas wants the Joint Arab List in the coalition'

'There's complete quiet in the south because Hamas wants the Joint Arab List in the coalition,' Channel 20's Shimon Riklin says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/03/2020 14:02
Tamar Zandberg slams Orly Levi Abekasis: 'One of the greatest betrayals ever'

Tamar Zandberg slams Orly Levi Abekasis: 'One of the greatest betrayals ever'

Meretz leader slams Gesher leader's decision not to support minority gov't: 'Inconceivable to steal left's chance at forming government.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/03/2020 11:28
Blue and White MK: 'We'll activate our majority on Monday'

Blue and White MK: 'We'll activate our majority on Monday'

'Nothing is off the table, our goal is that Gantz will be asked to form a government,' MK Ofer Shelah says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/03/2020 09:16
Israel shedding light on coronavirus?

Israel shedding light on coronavirus?

Gil Hoffman reflects on the impact of the coronavirus on the State of Israel and its politics.The Land Of Israel Network, 11/03/2020 01:53
MK Ayelet Shaked: 'Sign of moral bankruptcy' to form minority gv't with Arab support

MK Ayelet Shaked: 'Sign of moral bankruptcy' to form minority gv't with Arab support

MK and former Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked describes various scenarios for unity government: 'Politicians need to come to their senses.'Arutz Sheva staff, 10/03/2020 12:27
Lapid: "Establish a narrow government" with the cooperation of the Joint List

Lapid: "Establish a narrow government" with the cooperation of the Joint List

“I admit that this is not the government that we wanted, but it is far superior to the current paralysis," Blue and White leader says.Hezki Baruch, 10/03/2020 10:36
Kingmaker Liberman may have ambitions of his own to rule

Kingmaker Liberman may have ambitions of his own to rule

Is Avigdor Liberman just using Benny Gantz to wipe Netanyahu off the political map?Shimon Cohen, 10/03/2020 09:14
Will the Israeli government be supported by anti-Zionists?

Will the Israeli government be supported by anti-Zionists?

The Blue and White party threatens to form a government backed by the Arab party. Tamar Yonah wonders how low the politicians can go.Israel News Talk Radio, 10/03/2020 06:00
Rabbi Peretz attacks Blue & White MKs for planning to cooperate with Joint Arab List

Rabbi Peretz attacks Blue & White MKs for planning to cooperate with Joint Arab List

Minister of Education Rabbi Peretz slams Gantz and other party members for their intention to establish minority govt. with Arab supportArutz Sheva staff, 09/03/2020 14:13
Blue and White fumes at two of its MKs: Toe the line or resign

Blue and White fumes at two of its MKs: Toe the line or resign

Blue and White's MK Gantz demanding MKs Zvi Hauser and Yoaz Hendel support minority government or resign, report says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/03/2020 12:40
Channel 12 journalist: 'Form a narrow government immediately'

Channel 12 journalist: 'Form a narrow government immediately'

Amnon Abramovich calls for 'immediate' formation of minority government relying on Joint Arab List, says Netanyahu was 'defeated.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/03/2020 11:21
Blue and White concerned Liberman won't join minority government

Blue and White concerned Liberman won't join minority government

Blue and White concerned Yisrael Beytenu won't agree to join minority government supported by Joint Arab List.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/03/2020 09:26
Shaked's message to Amir Peretz and Benny Gantz

Shaked's message to Amir Peretz and Benny Gantz

MK Ayelet Shaked says left-wing majority includes MKs who want to erase Israel's Jewish identity, calls on leftist parties to join right.Yoni Kempinski, 07/03/2020 23:33
Benny Gantz: 'I'll form a stable government'

Benny Gantz: 'I'll form a stable government'

'Three rounds of elections ended with definite majority who don't support Netanyahu,' Blue and White chairman claims.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/03/2020 21:55
Labor leader: 'All attempts to form a government are legitimate'

Labor leader: 'All attempts to form a government are legitimate'

MK Amir Peretz praises those working to form 'government of change and hope,' says PM Netanyahu's warning is 'illegitimate and dangerous.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/03/2020 20:36
Netanyahu: 'Left-wing bloc is trying to steal the elections and trying to fool us'

Netanyahu: 'Left-wing bloc is trying to steal the elections and trying to fool us'

PM Netanyahu says he refused to allow Jewish prayer on Temple Mount because the move would 'inflame the entire Middle East.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/03/2020 19:51
'Three Chiefs of Staff selling Israel to its enemies'

'Three Chiefs of Staff selling Israel to its enemies'

Transport Minister blasts Blue and White intent to form government with Joint Arab List: 'Their hatred of Netanyahu has driven them insane.'Mordechai Sones, 06/03/2020 13:48
Three key observations on the Israeli elections

Three key observations on the Israeli elections

Learning from the past and how Oslo became possible, looking at the present with Netanyahu as opposed to Blue and White, and planning for a future with a united Religious Zionism.Rabbi Yaacov Meidan, Rosh Yeshivat Har Etzion, 01/03/2020 03:00