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Bennett will return to the Knesset

Avi Wortzman forgoes opportunity to return to Knesset after Magal resignation, paving way for Jewish Home chairman to retake his seat.

Bennett will return to the Knesset

Wortzman: Strong Jewish Home Better for Israel

Deputy Education Minister notes that Jewish Home's strength could directly impact next coalition, advocates strong Jewish values.

Wortzman: Strong Jewish Home Better for Israel, Jewish People

Wortzman Fires Advisor for Offending MK Muallem

Avi Wortzman's media advisor criticized Muallem for basing campaign on being a soldier's widow; Wortzman fired him.

Deputy Minister Fires Advisor for Offending Fellow MK

Wortzman: 'Twenty Seats' for Jewish Home

Disillusionment with Shas drama, Yisrael Beytenu corruption case, the move of both parties to the Left could see Jewish Home win more seats.

Wortzman: Votes Moving to Jewish Home from Shas, Yisrael Beytenu

Watch: 'Superman' Saves Israeli Education

Deputy Education Minister Avi Wortzman becomes 'Superman' in yet another pre-election viral video.

Watch: Deputy Minister Drafts Superman to Save Israeli Educationplayer

Jewish Home MKs: Yinon Magal is a Great Man

Fellow MKs call Magal's candidacy a 'blessing' shortly after the news anchor announces his candidacy for Jewish Home.

'Yinon Magal is a Great Man,' Jewish Home MKs Testify

Liberman 'Expels to Cover Scandals Like Sharon'

Backlash at Liberman for call to expel Jews to placate EU amid corruption scandal; Yisrael Beytenu claims it is 'targeted.'

Liberman 'Expels Jews to Cover Corruption Scandals Like Sharon'

Winner of International Bible Quiz: Hananel Malka

Israeli takes home the fifth Bible Quiz, as PM praises Bible as 'spirit that gives us strength to stand against all challenges.'

Winner of the International Bible Quiz: Hananel Malka

MK: Arabs Prepared to Kill Another Temple Activist

MK Avi Wortzman demands protection for Temple Mount activist Arnon Segal, who has been targeted by Islamists.

MK: Arabs Preparing to Kill Another Temple Mount Activist

Bennett: Something New Has Begun in Jerusalem

Members of the Jewish Home party welcome the results of the election of Jerusalem's new Chief Rabbis.

Bennett: Something New Has Begun in Jerusalem

Thousands Gather for Sukkot in Hevron

Masses flock to Cave of the Patriarchs for major holiday - and are undeterred by first rains of the season.

Thousands Gather for Sukkot in Hevronplayer

'We Must Keep Building'

Ground-breaking for permanent buildings of murdered teens' yeshiva emphasizes importance of building in Judea and Samaria, leaders say.

'We Must Keep Building'player

Nationalist MKs Praise Netanyahu's UN Speech

While leftist MKs rejected the Prime Minister's speech, nationalist MKs praised Netanyahu for exposing the PA's lies.

Nationalist MKs Praise Netanyahu's UN Speech

Jewish Home Constitution Still a Source of Tension

Ongoing dispute over new party constitution reveals split opinions on the future of the religious-Zionist party.

Jewish Home Constitution - A Crossroads for Religious-Zionism?

Deputy Education Minister: Restraint is a Scandal

Deputy Education Minister Avi Wortzman calls for an end to Israel's restraint in the wake of the endless rocket fire from Gaza.

Deputy Education Minister: Restraint is a Scandal

Herzog Slams Netanyahu's 'Adding Fuel' to Haters

Labor leader attacks cutting ties with PA, calls it 'disengagement' from the world; other MKs praise 'firm response to PA provocation.'

Opposition Attacks Netanyahu For 'Adding Fuel' to Haters

'This is Our Country - Period'

Deputy Minister calls on Israel to stop capitulating to unreasonable demands from PA, in light of newest demands from Erekat.

'This is Our Country - Period'

Economics Ministry Behind Hi-Tech Project in Negev

Park for Science and Technology attracts several companies, praise from senior MKs - including Naftali Bennett.

Economics Ministry Behind Hi-Tech Project in the Negev

Kerry Told 'Condemn Terror, Not Jewish State'

Ministers slam Kerry statement on recognition 'mistake' during rocket barrage, say Washington is living in an 'illusion.'

Ministers Tell Kerry 'Condemn Terror, Not Jewish State'

Praise for Chabad Schools' Emphasis on Compassion

Deputy Minister: Chabad a model of how to teach giving, compassion, purpose.

Praise for Chabad Schools' Emphasis on Compassion

MK: ‘Two Daddies’ Not a Family

Fierce debate as MK insists that ‘family’ means a father and mother.

MK: ‘Two Daddies’ Not a Family

'Coalition Agreement Says No Criminal Sanctions'

Deputy Education Minister reminds Lapid that he agreed not to impose criminal sanctions on hareidi draft evaders.

Wortzman: Coalition Agreement Says No Criminal Sanctions

Ministers Approve Tax on Anti-Israel NGOs

Anti-Israel NGOs to pay 45% tax on foreign donations.

Ministers Approve Tax on Anti-Israel NGOs; Livni to Appeal

Video: MKs 'Sing' in Sign Language

Ahead of Tuesday meetings in Knesset addressing solutions for Israel's deaf population, MKs film video of them 'singing' in sign language.

Video: MKs 'Sing' in Sign Language in Solidarity with Deafplayer

A Message from Treblinka to Zahalka

Deputy minister responds to Zahalka’s ‘we were here before you’ claim from site of Holocaust carnage.

A Message from Treblinka to Zahalka

Why Left and Right Agree on Referendum

MKs from Bayit Yehudi, Hatnua agree the nation should have a chance to vote on Israel-PA agreement.

Why Left and Right Agree on Referendum

MK: Create an Alternative to Tel Aviv

MK Wortzman tackles housing crisis, child poverty in his first speech in Knesset.

MK: Create an Alternative to Tel Aviv

Bennett in Interview: Onward to Unity

Naftali Bennett shares his goals for religious-Zionist politics, including his social platform and the candidates he most supports.

Bennett in Post-Election Interview: Onward to Unity