Shaked: Smotrich to blame for 'risky' split from Yamina

Shaked: Smotrich to blame for 'risky' split from Yamina

Shaked: "We need to keep the right together, and we need to find a way out of this crisis."Shlomo Witty, 1/13/2021, 9:57 AM
Smotrich: "Bennett has foresaken right-wing government"

Smotrich: "Bennett has foresaken right-wing government"

Religious Zionist Party chief marks end to partnership with Yamina, warns that Bennett could ally himself with Lapid, back settlement freezeShlomo Witty, 1/13/2021, 8:50 AM
'Religious Zionist parties' failure to unite turns off younger voters'

'Religious Zionist parties' failure to unite turns off younger voters'

Former Deputy Min, Rabbi Eli Ben-Dahan, says before joining up with New Right, Jewish Home, Nat'l Union need to unite.Nitzan Keidar, 1/11/2021, 8:14 AM
Political coresspondent Amit Segal discusses possible Sa'ar-Bennet deal

Political coresspondent Amit Segal discusses possible Sa'ar-Bennet deal

Bennet and Sa'ar would both have plenty to gain from election alliance, notes senior political commentator Amit Segal.Shlomo Witty, 1/10/2021, 10:59 PM
MK Naftali Bennett: Close grades 5-10

MK Naftali Bennett: Close grades 5-10

Yamina Chairman says alongside school lockdown, vaccinating teachers must occur and lockdown shortened to give hope to closed businesses.Hezki Baruch, 1/4/2021, 3:23 PM
Bennett: This time, we will recommend Bennett for prime minister

Bennett: This time, we will recommend Bennett for prime minister

"This time I say unequivocally - we will not recommend Netanyahu. We will recommend Bennett for prime minister."Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/3/2021, 8:41 AM
After the storm: Netanyahu's Likud on the decline?

After the storm: Netanyahu's Likud on the decline?

With another Knesset election in late March and voices of discontent across the Right, is PM Netanyahu headed for his last dance?, 12/26/2020, 10:41 PM
Bennett: Internal struggles kept gov't from solving crisis

Bennett: Internal struggles kept gov't from solving crisis

Head of Yamina & PM candidate Bennett says a 'failing government isn't capable of carrying out epidemiological testing.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/24/2020, 5:06 PM
Bennett declares run for prime minister

Bennett declares run for prime minister

Yamina Chair makes first statement since elections announced, addressing the coming political challenges.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/23/2020, 8:13 PM
Liberman: Public must know 'which side Bennett & Sa'ar are on'

Liberman: Public must know 'which side Bennett & Sa'ar are on'

'Israeli citizens want to know whether Yamina is Netanyahu's defense shield & if Sa'ar will make true on his promise to the haredim.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/17/2020, 3:45 PM
Bennett calls for unity amid 'rough political times'

Bennett calls for unity amid 'rough political times'

Bennett: 'If the parties in Israel boycott each other personally, how will we defeat our enemies?'Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/14/2020, 7:28 PM
Smotrich: No connection between Netanyahu and the Right

Smotrich: No connection between Netanyahu and the Right

Smotrich estimates there will be no election because Gantz will fold, and not lend hand to dispersing Knesset.Hezki Baruch, 12/5/2020, 9:54 PM
Rabbis: United religious Zionist party - without Bennett

Rabbis: United religious Zionist party - without Bennett

Religious Zionist rabbis call on the National Union, Jewish Home, Otzma Yehudit, and Noam to run on a joint list - minus Bennett.Hezki Baruch, 12/3/2020, 10:07 PM
Bennett to MDA: 'Thank you on behalf of the citizens of Israel'

Bennett to MDA: 'Thank you on behalf of the citizens of Israel'

Bennett visited MDA's national hotline center - 'This year all Israeli citizens realized MDA's importance.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/3/2020, 6:58 PM
Channel 12 News poll: 32% prefer Netanyahu, 28% for Bennett

Channel 12 News poll: 32% prefer Netanyahu, 28% for Bennett

Poll published in Meet the Press shows 32% prefer Netanyahu as PM, 28% prefer Yamina Chairman and former Defense Minister Naftali Bennett.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/7/2020, 8:38 PM
MK Bennett meets with Minister Gantz

MK Bennett meets with Minister Gantz

Sources in Likud say meeting involved attempt to undermine gov't, but Yamina says meeting dealt with security and aid to lone soldiers.Hezki Baruch - Arutz Sheva, 11/4/2020, 6:26 PM
'Netanyahu's head isn't in state affairs'

'Netanyahu's head isn't in state affairs'

Yamina Chairman attacks PM Netanyahu, accusing him of being busy with his private affairs, not running country and coronavirus crisis.Mordechai Sones, 9/1/2020, 6:14 PM
'Removing Bennett's personal security detail - outrageous and irresponsible'

'Removing Bennett's personal security detail - outrageous and irresponsible'

The Movement for the Quality of Government claimed Bennett was stripped of personal security arrangements for political reasons.Ido Ben Porat, 8/25/2020, 9:17 PM
Will reality star join Naftali Bennett's political campaign?

Will reality star join Naftali Bennett's political campaign?

Bennett met with reality star and businesswoman Naama Kasry. At the end of the meeting, Kasry hinted at continued cooperation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/16/2020, 8:39 PM
Poll: Netanyahu down as support for Bennett climbs

Poll: Netanyahu down as support for Bennett climbs

Blue and White is down to just eight, Yesh Atid still in second with 19, while Joint List remains at 15.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/6/2020, 9:25 PM
Bennett: We must focus on 'the head of the octopus' rather than proxies

Bennett: We must focus on 'the head of the octopus' rather than proxies

Yamina chair says efforts should be focused on fighting Iran rather than its proxies Hezbollah and Hamas.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/22/2020, 10:34 PM
'Citizens' Coronavirus Cabinet:' Gov't wasting millions

'Citizens' Coronavirus Cabinet:' Gov't wasting millions

Group calls announcement of aid packages to families waste of 'titanic proportion.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/15/2020, 10:16 PM
Naftali Bennett's 15 steps for defeating COVID-19 virus

Naftali Bennett's 15 steps for defeating COVID-19 virus

Bennett told Netanyahu what steps needed to be taken in order to overcome the ongoing crisis.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/28/2020, 7:28 PM
Bennett: All Jews are brothers regardless of their views

Bennett: All Jews are brothers regardless of their views

Former minister speaks at Makor Rishon Diaspora Conference. 'Halakha doesn't have to be changed, but we must certainly speak to every Jew.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/11/2020, 12:52 PM
Likud: Naftali Bennett approached Gantz regarding minority government

Likud: Naftali Bennett approached Gantz regarding minority government

Sources in the Likud accused Bennett of having contacted Benny Gantz regarding possibility of joining minority gov't.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/14/2020, 9:04 PM
Netanyahu aide: Peretz did the right thing

Netanyahu aide: Peretz did the right thing

Netanyahu aide says Peretz was right in joining gov't and compared him to R' Yochanan Ben Zakkai's asking Romans to save Yavneh & its sages.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/14/2020, 3:46 PM
Likud claims 'Bennett's time is over'

Likud claims 'Bennett's time is over'

Acerbic Likud attack on Yamina Chairman Bennett: 'Had Bennett received Health Ministry, he'd have called it the Right's dream government.'Mordechai Sones, 5/14/2020, 11:04 AM
Bennett and Netanyahu to meet at Prime Minister's Office

Bennett and Netanyahu to meet at Prime Minister's Office

PM and Yamina leader to continue talks for bringing Yamina into the new unity government.Hezki Baruch, 5/13/2020, 4:02 PM
Dagan to Prime Minister Netanyahu: 'Tell the public you're funding terrorism'

Dagan to Prime Minister Netanyahu: 'Tell the public you're funding terrorism'

Samaria Council Chairman Yossi Dagan criticized the Prime Minister and Defense Minister for transferring NIS 800 million to the PA.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/10/2020, 9:12 PM
Bennett: Chances of Yamina joining the government waning

Bennett: Chances of Yamina joining the government waning

Bennett said his party was interested in position of influence; that they could just as well sit in the opposition.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/3/2020, 7:20 PM
Bennett: Restore public trust by releasing data

Bennett: Restore public trust by releasing data

Bennett said while it was widely believed Israel was one of the leaders when it came to low amount of new infections, it was actually 32nd.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/3/2020, 5:00 PM
What are Yamina's political demands?

What are Yamina's political demands?

Yamina wants the Ministry of Health, Education and another deputy ministerial portfolio. Officials in the Likud: Unrealistic demands.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/30/2020, 10:45 PM
Prime Minister Netanyahu and Defense Minister Bennett meet again, no progress made

Prime Minister Netanyahu and Defense Minister Bennett meet again, no progress made

Bennett, Netanyahu met again to discuss Yamina joining gov't. Bennett said Netanyahu only exerted additional pressure on his party.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/30/2020, 3:40 PM
Defense Minister Bennett: Weddings of up to 50, prayer services in the open

Defense Minister Bennett: Weddings of up to 50, prayer services in the open

Defense Minister lays down conditions for Yamina joining unity government.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/23/2020, 5:39 PM
Bennett: Without more testing, the crisis will continue

Bennett: Without more testing, the crisis will continue

DM Bennett: If testing system does not significantly increase, it won't be possible to escape the economic crisis even after Passover.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/5/2020, 8:56 AM
Likud: Yamina willing to join far left to topple Netanyahu

Likud: Yamina willing to join far left to topple Netanyahu

Likud attacked Yamina following an announcement that it would consider supporting anti-corruption legislature.Eitan Divinsky, 4/2/2020, 10:59 PM
'Just a matter of time till someone gets hurt'

'Just a matter of time till someone gets hurt'

Itzik Elrov called on MKs Yair Lapid and Avigdor Liberman to break their silence and call on secular Israelis to 'hold fire' as he put it.Hezki Baruch, 4/2/2020, 10:40 PM
Israel’s defense establishment is manufacturing ventilators

Israel’s defense establishment is manufacturing ventilators

“We cannot remain dependent on procurement from other countries," DM Bennett says.Marcy Oster, JTA, 4/1/2020, 3:59 PM
Bennett: Arabs, haredim most responsible for virus spread

Bennett: Arabs, haredim most responsible for virus spread

DM Bennett said most of Israeli society was taking COVID-19 seriously, called for Defense Ministry to spearhead virus fight.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/29/2020, 3:50 PM
Bennett announces opening of emergency center

Bennett announces opening of emergency center

Bennett ordered the establishment of a national emergency system for dealing with the economy and citizens.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/19/2020, 4:11 PM
Bennett: Keep children away from grandparents

Bennett: Keep children away from grandparents

DM holds press conference at Dan Panorama in Tel Aviv, where corona patients in light condition will stay until their recovery.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/17/2020, 12:15 PM
Bennett authorizes IDF to call up reserves

Bennett authorizes IDF to call up reserves

Order signed by DM Bennett authorizes IDF to call up 2,000 reserve soldiers to strengthen Home Front Command in addressing corona crisis.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/15/2020, 11:52 AM
Bennett: 'Netanyahu needs strong party to the right'

Bennett: 'Netanyahu needs strong party to the right'

Bennett said he was tired of religious right being used as "whipping boy," only Yamina would prevent another disengagement.Yoni Kempinski, 3/1/2020, 10:27 PM
Watch: Bennett prays at Western Wall

Watch: Bennett prays at Western Wall

Ahead of elections, DM Bennett arrives at Kotel, where he recites the prayers for the State and for IDF soldiers, and speaks with passersby.Hezki Baruch, 3/1/2020, 2:11 PM
Bennett to Lapid: Who needs you?

Bennett to Lapid: Who needs you?

Naftali Bennett said Lapid should be ashamed of himself and called on Gantz to distance himself from Lapid's attack on MK Rafi Peretz.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/27/2020, 6:49 PM
"There's no place where Israeli sovereignty has more justification than Hebron"

"There's no place where Israeli sovereignty has more justification than Hebron"

Bennett announces plans for new project in Tomb of the Patriarchs, stating that Hebron will receive Israeli sovereignty.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/23/2020, 5:24 PM
Left slams Bennett for "inhuman" retrieval of dead terrorists' bodies

Left slams Bennett for "inhuman" retrieval of dead terrorists' bodies

The Defense Minister responded by accusing his critics of immorality.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/23/2020, 4:16 PM
Bennett: 'Painful spring' is in store for Hamas

Bennett: 'Painful spring' is in store for Hamas

DM Bennett says plan the result of which would be "sustainable quiet and prevention of the enemy's ability to grow stronger" in the works.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/18/2020, 1:06 PM
Smotrich claims to have incriminating information about UTJ's cooperation with Arab List

Smotrich claims to have incriminating information about UTJ's cooperation with Arab List

Following accusations of Smotrich allowing WOW to set up tefilin stand, Yamina threatened to implicate UTJ of cooperation with Arab MKsEitan Divinsky, 2/18/2020, 11:26 AM
'Hamas leaders' conduct brings us closer to deadly action against them'

'Hamas leaders' conduct brings us closer to deadly action against them'

DM Bennett: “The action will be very different from those that preceded it - no one will be immune.”Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/9/2020, 1:30 PM
Bennett stresses 'true unity' was achieved, not political bloc

Bennett stresses 'true unity' was achieved, not political bloc

Despite Otzma maneuver, Bennett says 'I'm proud to lead a movement that connects the entire ideological Right and all of religious Zionism.'Mordechai Sones, 1/16/2020, 11:06 AM
Netanyahu threatens to fire Bennett and Smotrich

Netanyahu threatens to fire Bennett and Smotrich

PM conveys to Bennett he will not continue in office if he runs without Ben Gvir. Netanyahu's people say it was prediction, not threat.Mordechai Sones, 1/14/2020, 8:49 PM
86% support Bennett-Smotrich, 7% for Ben-Gvir-Rabbi Peretz

86% support Bennett-Smotrich, 7% for Ben-Gvir-Rabbi Peretz

Direct Poll Institute looks into who Yamina voters support; 86% choose New Right-National Union list.Mordechai Sones, 1/14/2020, 4:14 PM
Rabbi Peretz faces heavy pressure to join unified list

Rabbi Peretz faces heavy pressure to join unified list

Bennett, Shaked, Smotrich call on Jewish Home to join united Right list as Peretz advisors recommend staying with Otzma Yehudit at any cost.Mordechai Sones, 1/14/2020, 3:35 PM
Mitzpe Dani expansion approved

Mitzpe Dani expansion approved

Supreme Civil Planning Council in Judea and Samaria approves expansion of Mitzpe Dani neighborhood in Binyamin area.Mordechai Sones, 1/6/2020, 7:56 PM
DM Bennett: 'IDF will enjoy full freedom of action'

DM Bennett: 'IDF will enjoy full freedom of action'

DM sends message: 'Terrorist who tries to harm Israeli citizens will no longer be able to sleep peacefully, neither at home nor in bed.'Mordechai Sones, 11/14/2019, 10:38 AM
Bennett and Shaked didn't sign the right-wing pledge

Bennett and Shaked didn't sign the right-wing pledge

The two refrained from signing pledge formulated by Likud, emphasizing that doing so would be unnecessary.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/16/2019, 10:59 PM