National Union splits off from Yamina

National Union splits off from Yamina

Knesset House Committee ratifies split between Bezalel Smotrich's National Union faction and Yamina.Hezki Baruch, Wednesday, 1:34 PM
Former Director of Ichilov Hospital: I won't be entering politics

Former Director of Ichilov Hospital: I won't be entering politics

Following reports that he's planning on joining Yamina, Prof. Gabi Barbash confirms had offers but decided to turn them down.Ben Ariel, Wednesday, 5:35 AM
Smotrich invites new Jewish Home leader to a meeting

Smotrich invites new Jewish Home leader to a meeting

Religious Zionist Party chairman calls on Hagit Moshe to promote a merger of the two parties.Ido Ben Porat, Wednesday, 4:59 AM
New Jewish Home leader: Everyone has a place in our home and we want everyone

New Jewish Home leader: Everyone has a place in our home and we want everyone

Hagit Moshe gives victory speech after winning the election for the leadership of the Jewish Home Party.Yoni Kempinski, Wednesday, 3:06 AM
Ex-Justice Minister: Blue and White won't survive the election

Ex-Justice Minister: Blue and White won't survive the election

Former Blue and White minister Avi Nissenkorn warns that his former party won't make it into next Knesset.Arutz Sheva Staff, Tuesday, 12:54 PM
Poll: 'Never Bibi' bloc nets absolute majority in Knesset

Poll: 'Never Bibi' bloc nets absolute majority in Knesset

Smotrich's Religious Zionist Party crosses threshold with 4 seats in latest poll, as Yamina sinks to lowest level since JuneDavid Rosenberg, Tuesday, 10:19 AM
Sa'ar: Netanyahu is No. 1 when it comes to evading responsibility

Sa'ar: Netanyahu is No. 1 when it comes to evading responsibility

New Hope chairman promises to establish commission of inquiry to probe the "coronavirus failures."Ben Ariel, Tuesday, 5:15 AM
Jewish Home to hold leadership election tomorrow

Jewish Home to hold leadership election tomorrow

Itay Granek drops out of race, backing Hagit Moshe against Nir Orbach. Winner will determine whether party joins Yamina - or National Union.Hezki Baruch, Monday, 2:39 PM
Smotrich: Decision to run separately from Yamina is final

Smotrich: Decision to run separately from Yamina is final

Religious Zionism chief Bezalel Smotrich denies report that he received offer from Netanyahu to run jointly with Otzma Yehudit.Arutz Sheva Staff, Monday, 1:35 PM
Ron Huldai: Gantz is an electoral burden, we won't run with him

Ron Huldai: Gantz is an electoral burden, we won't run with him

Tel Aviv mayor says no to broad left-wing alliance with Blue and White. 'I won't play second fiddle to anyone.'Arutz Sheva Staff, Sunday, 9:52 PM
Deri: I'll bring Gideon Sa'ar and Naftali Bennett back to right-wing bloc

Deri: I'll bring Gideon Sa'ar and Naftali Bennett back to right-wing bloc

Shas chief lays out plan for helping Netanyahu achieve majority after elections, vowing to bring New Hope and Yamina back to rightist bloc.Hezki Baruch, Sunday, 3:32 PM
Lapid: No talks with Gantz

Lapid: No talks with Gantz

Yesh Atid chairman says he is open to running together with Gantz, but no talks have occurred yet.Arutz Sheva Staff, Sunday, 9:02 AM
Nazareth Mayor: Netanyahu offered me a spot on the Likud slate

Nazareth Mayor: Netanyahu offered me a spot on the Likud slate

Nazareth Mayor Ali Sallam expresses support for Netanyahu: He will get 3 to 4 seats from the Arab sector.Arutz Sheva Staff, Friday, 6:15 AM
Labor board asks Barak to run for the party leadership

Labor board asks Barak to run for the party leadership

Former PM is expected to make a decision over the weekend on whether he will run for the Labor Party leadership.Elad Benari, Friday, 5:43 AM
Poll: Likud - 32 seats, Sa'ar - 17, Bennett - 12

Poll: Likud - 32 seats, Sa'ar - 17, Bennett - 12

Smotrich's party does not pass the electoral threshold but will win four seats if it runs with Itamar Ben Gvir.Elad Benari, Friday, 12:07 AM
Are Huldai and Gantz holding secret negotiations?

Are Huldai and Gantz holding secret negotiations?

Blue and White chairman and Israelis chairman refuse to comment on contacts, which raises the possibility of talks between them.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/14/2021, 5:20 AM
Smotrich submits formal request to set up new party

Smotrich submits formal request to set up new party

Religious Zionist party chairman submits request to Knesset Committee to run election campaign separate from Yamina.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/13/2021, 9:56 PM
Amir Peretz: I will not run for the 24th Knesset

Amir Peretz: I will not run for the 24th Knesset

Labor Party chairman announces he does not intend to run for the 24th Knesset: I will continue to work for the Israeli public.Elad Benari, 1/13/2021, 6:57 AM
Gantz: I'm not going to be Prime Minister in next Knesset

Gantz: I'm not going to be Prime Minister in next Knesset

After calling for unity on the Left, Benny Gantz hints at alliance with Yair Lapid's Yesh Atid.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/12/2021, 10:27 AM
Yamina breaks apart as Smotrich splits from Bennett

Yamina breaks apart as Smotrich splits from Bennett

National Union leader announces decision to break away from Yamina list in upcoming elections.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/11/2021, 7:20 PM
Liberman: Schools remain closed while Torah study continues

Liberman: Schools remain closed while Torah study continues

Head of Yisrael Beytenu attacks gov't for allowing religious studies to continue while state schools shut down following lockdown.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/11/2021, 11:09 AM
Report: PM tried to forge alliance between Otzma, National Union

Report: PM tried to forge alliance between Otzma, National Union

Officials close to PM invited National Union chief and Otzma Yehudit leader to meet for possible joint run - but Ben-Gvir reportedly refusedArutz Sheva Staff, 1/11/2021, 9:38 AM
Poll: 'Never Netanyahu' bloc wins 60 seats, denying PM majority

Poll: 'Never Netanyahu' bloc wins 60 seats, denying PM majority

Religious Zionism party led by Bezalel Smotrich receives 4 seats in latest poll, while Yamina wins 14 as rightist bloc hits 60 seats.David Rosenberg, 1/11/2021, 8:48 AM
Ya'alon removes candidate who is under criminal investigation

Ya'alon removes candidate who is under criminal investigation

Telem chairman disqualifies candidacy of Attorney Ayman Abu Raya after it was reported that he is under a still open criminal investigation.Ben Ariel, 1/11/2021, 3:38 AM
Moshe Ya'alon announces split from Yesh Atid

Moshe Ya'alon announces split from Yesh Atid

Former Defense Minister's 'Telem' faction to run independently of Yesh Atid in coming elections, Ya'alon announces.David Rosenberg, 1/10/2021, 10:05 PM
Sa'ar: Netanyahu has to go home, I will replace him

Sa'ar: Netanyahu has to go home, I will replace him

New Hope chairman downplays polls predicting that the Likud will get more seats than his party.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/10/2021, 4:25 AM
Huldai: I will resign as Tel Aviv Mayor after becoming a member of Knesset

Huldai: I will resign as Tel Aviv Mayor after becoming a member of Knesset

Tel Aviv Mayor says he joined national politics because he seeks to lead the center-left bloc.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/10/2021, 3:14 AM
Poll: Likud gains strength, Huldai loses momentum

Poll: Likud gains strength, Huldai loses momentum

Channel 13 poll: If elections were held today, pro-Netanyahu bloc could win up to 58 seats, which would not be enough to form a government.Elad Benari, Canada, 1/8/2021, 10:33 PM
Poll: Likud 28, New Hope 18, Yamina 13

Poll: Likud 28, New Hope 18, Yamina 13

Blue and White barely crosses threshold in latest poll, as Likud falls and New Hope gains ground.David Rosenberg, 1/8/2021, 10:02 AM
Gantz: Blue and White will grow, I will not run with Bennett or Huldai

Gantz: Blue and White will grow, I will not run with Bennett or Huldai

Blue and White chairman plans to run alone despite polls predicting a dismal showing.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/8/2021, 6:40 AM
Meretz approves Knesset slate

Meretz approves Knesset slate

Slate includes Arab woman in #4 spot on the slate and two Arab candidates in the top five.Hezki Baruch, 1/7/2021, 6:45 AM
Poll: 4 seats to Religious Zionist party led by Bezalel Smotrich

Poll: 4 seats to Religious Zionist party led by Bezalel Smotrich

If Yamina and National Union run separately, they could win combined 20 seats, poll finds - more than a joint ticket would receive.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/6/2021, 2:22 PM
Will Smotrich run as the head of an independent party?

Will Smotrich run as the head of an independent party?

MK Bezalel Smotrich rebranding his party following failed meeting with Bennett.Ben Ariel, 1/6/2021, 5:22 AM
Poll: Sa'ar, Bennett strengthen at Netanyahu's expense

Poll: Sa'ar, Bennett strengthen at Netanyahu's expense

Likud remains largest party, but would be unable to form coalition in latest poll.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/5/2021, 9:05 PM
Ayelet Shaked: Yamina is the only truly independent party

Ayelet Shaked: Yamina is the only truly independent party

"We don't follow Netanyahu with blind admiration, nor do we oppose him with blind hatred. But he has to go."Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/5/2021, 3:21 PM
Another Blue & White minister jumps ship

Another Blue & White minister jumps ship

Merav Cohen will be joining Yesh Atid.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/5/2021, 1:40 PM
Rabbi Haim Amsalem to run for the Knesset

Rabbi Haim Amsalem to run for the Knesset

Chairman of Am Shalem party, who ran with Moshe Feiglin in the past, believes he will pass the electoral threshold this time.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/5/2021, 6:37 AM
Ofer Shelah: I will not run in the Labor party primaries

Ofer Shelah: I will not run in the Labor party primaries

Former MK who recently left Yesh Atid rules out running in Labor primaries: They are in a constant mess.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/4/2021, 6:44 AM
Gideon Sa'ar: I will not agree to a rotation with Netanyahu

Gideon Sa'ar: I will not agree to a rotation with Netanyahu

New Hope party chairman clarifies he will not be a part of a government led by Netanyahu, says partnership with Meretz is unlikely.Elad Benari, 1/4/2021, 4:10 AM
Ze'ev Elkin: 'There's nothing stopping Netanyahu from uprooting settlements'

Ze'ev Elkin: 'There's nothing stopping Netanyahu from uprooting settlements'

Ex-Likud minister vows New Hope party will normalize status of settlements, warns that Netanyahu could pursue new disengagement plan.Ido Ben Porat, 1/3/2021, 5:14 PM
Bennett: I'm a fighter, I'm not afraid

Bennett: I'm a fighter, I'm not afraid

Bennett in TV interview: Those who take credit for a million vaccines should also take responsibility for a million unemployed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/3/2021, 3:04 AM
Netanyahu: There's a lot of potential in the Arab sector

Netanyahu: There's a lot of potential in the Arab sector

PM not ruling out Arabs candidate on Likud slate: There is no reason for the Arab public to be outside the mainstream of power.Elad Benari, Canada, 1/1/2021, 10:37 PM
Gantz: Nissenkorn stabbed me in the back

Gantz: Nissenkorn stabbed me in the back

Blue and White chairman disappointed with the members of his party who left, but particularly with former Justice Minister.Elad Benari, Canada, 1/1/2021, 10:05 PM
Poll: Likud 29 seats - Blue and White 0

Poll: Likud 29 seats - Blue and White 0

Likud regains lost seats in latest poll, as Blue and White is poised to disappear from the Knesset.David Rosenberg, 1/1/2021, 8:00 AM
MK Hendel: We will change the system of government and stop the political chaos

MK Hendel: We will change the system of government and stop the political chaos

Former Communications Minister presents the New Hope party's plan to ensure Israel avoids frequent election campaigns.Ido Ben Porat, 1/1/2021, 6:03 AM
Netanyahu offers Be'er Sheva Mayor a spot on Likud slate

Netanyahu offers Be'er Sheva Mayor a spot on Likud slate

Prime Minister Netanyahu reportedly invited Be’er Sheva Mayor Ruvik Danilovich. The Mayor rejected the offer.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/31/2020, 4:01 AM
Former accountant general of the Finance Ministry launches new party

Former accountant general of the Finance Ministry launches new party

Professor Yaron Zelekha, who served as accountant general of the Ministry of Finance from 2003-2007, enters politics.Elad Benari, 12/31/2020, 12:16 AM
Nissenkorn resigns as Justice Minister: 'Survival of Israeli democracy is at stake'

Nissenkorn resigns as Justice Minister: 'Survival of Israeli democracy is at stake'

"I did everything I could to stop the PM from destroying the judiciary - and I succeeded."Hezki Baruch, 12/30/2020, 3:02 PM
Report: Netanyahu looking to make Pollard a Likud MK

Report: Netanyahu looking to make Pollard a Likud MK

PM said to be considering drafting Jonathan Pollard into the Likud's Knesset list with a top position, guaranteeing him seat in next KnessetDavid Rosenberg, 12/30/2020, 12:24 PM
Poll: Likud 27, left-wing union 25

Poll: Likud 27, left-wing union 25

Half of Israelis back imposing tougher lockdown, while half oppose further restrictions, new poll shows.David Rosenberg, 12/30/2020, 11:24 AM
Former Likud Minister Zeev Elkin: 'Netanyahu is taking Likud to the grave'

Former Likud Minister Zeev Elkin: 'Netanyahu is taking Likud to the grave'

"Netanyahu went through a dangerous transformation & came to believe that whatever was good for him, was good for the country."Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/30/2020, 8:30 AM
Smotrich: Bennett and I complement each other, we will run together

Smotrich: Bennett and I complement each other, we will run together

MK Bezalel Smotrich dismisses reports of a rift with Bennett: There are gaps but we know to work together. We are running together, 100%.103FM, 12/30/2020, 6:42 AM
Liberman: I will demand the Finance Ministry

Liberman: I will demand the Finance Ministry

Yisrael Beytenu chairman says his party will demand the Finance, Health and Internal Security Ministries in the next government.Hezki Baruch, 12/30/2020, 5:05 AM
Tel Aviv Mayor: Time for a new culture of leadership

Tel Aviv Mayor: Time for a new culture of leadership

Ron Huldai unveils his new party, "The Israelis", attacks Israel's current leadership.Elad Benari, 12/30/2020, 3:33 AM
Gideon Sa'ar: We will include Arabs and Muslims

Gideon Sa'ar: We will include Arabs and Muslims

New Hope chairman says he is interested in including Arabs and Muslims on his Knesset slate.Ben Ariel, 12/30/2020, 2:59 AM
Has the Netanyahu era as Prime Minister ended?

Has the Netanyahu era as Prime Minister ended?

The next election will focus on the right-wing parties and may actually bring an end to Binyamin Netanyahu's tenure.The Land Of Israel Network, 12/30/2020, 12:03 AM
Justice Minister leaves Blue and White party

Justice Minister leaves Blue and White party

Avi Nissenkorn announces departure from Blue and White party. Benny Gantz to make public statement tonight on party's 2021 election campaignHezki Baruch, 12/29/2020, 3:15 PM