MK Betzalel Smotrich calls out Avigdor Liberman on anti-haredi incitement

MK Betzalel Smotrich calls out Avigdor Liberman on anti-haredi incitement

Out of all budgets approved in last week, Liberman focused solely on budget for yeshivas, calling haredi MKs "thieves in the night."Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/29/2020, 3:37 PM
'We respect Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef but don't need his approval'

'We respect Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef but don't need his approval'

Chief Rabbi had stated: "Main requirement of city rabbi is that he is expert in Jewish law, not an IDF officer or hesder yeshiva graduate."Yehonatan Gottlieb, 12/27/2020, 4:14 PM
Watch: The late Ahuvya Sandak tells about 'Acts of Light'

Watch: The late Ahuvya Sandak tells about 'Acts of Light'

Years ago, the late Ahuvya Sandak filmed program telling of his 'Acts of Light' project to distribute food to soldiers with his friends.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/24/2020, 3:00 PM
Boy's death: 'We won't let police continue whitewashing'

Boy's death: 'We won't let police continue whitewashing'

MK Betzalel Smotrich attacks head of Police Investigations who released without interrogation police officers involved in fatal car chase.Mordechai Sones, 12/24/2020, 11:43 AM
Police officer violently shoves National Union Chairman MK Betzalel Smotrich

Police officer violently shoves National Union Chairman MK Betzalel Smotrich

Policeman prevent MK Smotrich from reaching scene of serious accident in Binyamin in which youth was killed: 'I fear whitewash at scene.'Mordechai Sones, 12/21/2020, 6:06 PM
MK Smotrich: Liberman has zero achievements to his credit

MK Smotrich: Liberman has zero achievements to his credit

As Liberman seeks to create center-right bloc, National Union head rules out joining forces with him.Hezki Baruch, 12/16/2020, 11:55 AM
MKs Hauser, Hendel of Derech Eretz party to vote against Blue & White 'Equality' laws

MKs Hauser, Hendel of Derech Eretz party to vote against Blue & White 'Equality' laws

Elections on the horizon as unity government splinters still further.Hezki Baruch, 12/1/2020, 11:50 AM
'We won't take part in government relying on Joint Arab List'

'We won't take part in government relying on Joint Arab List'

Shaked on refusal to support alt gov by MK Ya'alon: 'We don't replace bad, dysfunctional government with new bad, dysfunctional government.'Mordechai Sones, 10/27/2020, 7:22 PM
What will happen to street prayers once the rain starts falling?

What will happen to street prayers once the rain starts falling?

MK Betzalel Smotrich warns the government to develop a plan now, while there's still time to prepare.Nitzan Keidar, 10/27/2020, 8:12 AM
'This law comes to destroy the family, place judges at its head'

'This law comes to destroy the family, place judges at its head'

Center & left MKs pushing for law against "economic violence" that will enable women to "hold their heads high."Hezki Baruch, 10/20/2020, 2:17 PM
Likud and Blue & White parties cooperating to protect each other, maintain coalition

Likud and Blue & White parties cooperating to protect each other, maintain coalition

Both parties have agreed to vote against commissions of inquiry into matters they prefer not to be investigated.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/20/2020, 10:43 AM
'Hopefully Netanyahu will decide Wednesday whether he's Right or Left'

'Hopefully Netanyahu will decide Wednesday whether he's Right or Left'

MK Smotrich asks for parliamentary inquiry committee to examine conflicts of interest in legal system. Also: his opinion on treating Erekat?Mordechai Sones, 10/19/2020, 8:43 PM
MK Betzalel Smotrich: 'Lapid doesn't deserve to lead the people'

MK Betzalel Smotrich: 'Lapid doesn't deserve to lead the people'

National Union Chairman: 'Whoever heard Lapid's horror show in Knesset understands why there's no chance this man will ever be PM.'Mordechai Sones, 10/15/2020, 1:30 PM
'Elections are bad, but the current government is worse' says MK Smotrich

'Elections are bad, but the current government is worse' says MK Smotrich

"There's nothing worse than a government that doesn't serve its citizens," says Yamina MK.Yoni Kempinski, 10/13/2020, 9:30 AM
MK Betzalel Smotrich to seek vote on commission of inquiry

MK Betzalel Smotrich to seek vote on commission of inquiry

National Union Chair informs Knesset Speaker he will resubmit proposal for commission to examine conflicts of interest in Prosecutor Office.Mordechai Sones, 9/14/2020, 10:01 PM
Smotrich demands parliamentary inquiry committee vote tomorrow

Smotrich demands parliamentary inquiry committee vote tomorrow

MK Smotrich demands Knesset Speaker approve proposal for parliamentary inquiry committee into law enforcement failures.Mordechai Sones, 9/8/2020, 8:28 PM
Smotrich apologizes: 'I had part in an injustice'

Smotrich apologizes: 'I had part in an injustice'

MK Betzalel Smotrich apologized for calling Yaakov Abu Elkien in 2017 a 'terrorist who carried out a terror attack.'Mordechai Sones, 9/8/2020, 5:38 PM
MK Betzalel Smotrich in Mitzpe Kramim: 'We don't evacuate communities, period'

MK Betzalel Smotrich in Mitzpe Kramim: 'We don't evacuate communities, period'

"The residents of Mitzpe Kramim were sent there by the government, which has an obligation to find a solution for them."Hezki Baruch, 9/6/2020, 8:13 PM
'Yair Lapid absconded'

'Yair Lapid absconded'

Smotrich explains absurdity of law banning conversion therapies, causing MK Lapid to storm out of plenum.Mordechai Sones, 7/23/2020, 11:30 AM
'There's no information, testing, economic solutions, or enough hotels'

'There's no information, testing, economic solutions, or enough hotels'

MK Smotrich offers services as haredi coronavirus liaison: 'There's chaos, lack of communication, feeling they locked city, threw away key.'Shimon Cohen, 7/14/2020, 5:27 PM
MK Betzalel Smotrich in Betar Illit: 'Without full partnership this won't work'

MK Betzalel Smotrich in Betar Illit: 'Without full partnership this won't work'

Yamina MK visits War Room in Betar Illit, which faces closure and increase in morbidity, and returns with some insights.MK Betzalel Smotrich, 7/12/2020, 9:17 PM
Campaign compares Netanyahu to Sharon

Campaign compares Netanyahu to Sharon

In 2005, too, move was led by prime minister considered darling of settlement, and also then, settlers opposing plan were called 'insane'.Mordechai Sones, 6/25/2020, 11:35 AM
MK Betzalel Smotrich: 'We'll support State Conversion Law'

MK Betzalel Smotrich: 'We'll support State Conversion Law'

Internal Yamina confrontation over bill initiated by Minister Aryeh Deri that states Israel will only recognize state conversion system.Mordechai Sones, 6/18/2020, 10:35 AM
'Netanyahu holds us, our dayanim, and representatives in contempt'

'Netanyahu holds us, our dayanim, and representatives in contempt'

Knesset Members Betzalel Smotrich, Ayelet Shaked sharply criticize PM's decision to transfer responsibility for appointing dayanim to Shas.Mordechai Sones, 6/1/2020, 10:25 PM
'Try to tell the truth and not mislead the public'

'Try to tell the truth and not mislead the public'

Min Smotrich responds to video published by Netanyahu comparing proposals to Shas/UTJ to those offered Yamina: 'You didn't even negotiate.'Mordechai Sones, 5/12/2020, 10:20 PM
'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, 3/6/2020, 1:48 PM
Transport Minister Betzalel Smotrich calls to 'bring sanity back to southern Tel Aviv'

Transport Minister Betzalel Smotrich calls to 'bring sanity back to southern Tel Aviv'

Transport Minister Betzalel Smotrich and candidate Shirley Pinto visit southern Tel Aviv; Smotrich 'commits to working for the residents.'Mordechai Sones, 2/25/2020, 8:11 PM
Minister Smotrich's brother arrested in the middle of the night

Minister Smotrich's brother arrested in the middle of the night

Brother suspected of violating Disengagement Law by staying in destroyed community of Homesh. Smotrich decries "police state."Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/20/2020, 11:01 AM
New polls show Smotrich/New Right list makes giant leap

New polls show Smotrich/New Right list makes giant leap

Joining Smotrich's National Union together with New Right headed by Naftali Bennett and Ayelet Shaked would draw many voters, poll showsMordechai Sones, 1/9/2020, 2:07 PM
Smotrich refuses meeting with Netanyahu

Smotrich refuses meeting with Netanyahu

National Union Chairman Betzalel Smotrich refuses meeting with Prime Minister Netanyahu: 'Let him not interfere with religious Zionism.'Mordechai Sones, 1/7/2020, 7:54 PM
Smotrich sends bus to rescue stranded haredi

Smotrich sends bus to rescue stranded haredi

Bnei Brak haredi working in Netanya fails to reach home after bus skips station; towards midnight he messages Smotrich who sends him bus.Mordechai Sones, 11/7/2019, 10:05 AM
Samaria bypass road budgets approved

Samaria bypass road budgets approved

Samaria Council head: 'Judea and Samaria being 2nd class in infrastructure and security compared to everyplace else in Israel must end.'Mordechai Sones, 11/4/2019, 4:22 PM
Smotrich: Dismantling bloc - 'irresponsible folly'

Smotrich: Dismantling bloc - 'irresponsible folly'

"Barrier to unity gov't is Gantz’s insistence on disqualifying Netanyahu rather than unity on the Right,” Smotrich responds to Bennett.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/3/2019, 10:32 AM
My dear confused soldier

My dear confused soldier

IDF has very simple role: Destroy the enemy, that's it. No painting benches, road construction, or even promoting women. OpinionItamar Segal, 8/22/2019, 12:47 PM
'Come to negotiations without preconditions'

'Come to negotiations without preconditions'

Minister Smotrich calls on Shaked to come to open negotiations, not via media: 'We can make decision about joint run.'Yoni Kempinski, 7/22/2019, 10:51 PM
'Now is time to unite; we'll argue later'

'Now is time to unite; we'll argue later'

National Union re-approves Knesset candidate list and agreements with Jewish Home; Yehuda Wald appointed Party Director General.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/24/2019, 10:34 PM
'Why were the late Rabbi Eliyahu's words censored?'

'Why were the late Rabbi Eliyahu's words censored?'

Transportation Minister demands explanation for decision to disqualify broadcast with recording of words by former Chief Rabbi.Mordechai Sones, 6/20/2019, 1:09 PM
'In Smotrich's Land of Israel I won't stay a minute'

'In Smotrich's Land of Israel I won't stay a minute'

Shabtai Shavit: Netanyahu voters are people without knowledge, without understanding - people whose normative threshold is grass-high.Mordechai Sones, 6/20/2019, 9:57 AM
Netanyahu summons Peretz and Smotrich to meeting

Netanyahu summons Peretz and Smotrich to meeting

Meeting expected to deal with PM's intention to offer two Right Parties Union heads education and transportation in transitional government.Mordechai Sones, 6/11/2019, 8:33 PM
Netanyahu associate breaks news to Smotrich: 'No chance'

Netanyahu associate breaks news to Smotrich: 'No chance'

Close Netanyahu associate Natan Eshel reportedly clarifies to MK Betzalel Smotrich that he will not be Justice Minister.Mordechai Sones, 6/10/2019, 8:35 PM
PM approves public gender separation in coalition agreements

PM approves public gender separation in coalition agreements

Before Knesset disbanded, haredi demand was accepted to abolish prohibition on segregation between women and men in public places.Mordechai Sones, 6/3/2019, 9:06 PM
Parties on the Right, put your egos aside and unite!

Parties on the Right, put your egos aside and unite!

The goal is to ensure that all parties to the right of Netanyahu pass the electoral threshold. David Rubin, 6/3/2019, 1:00 PM
Could new rightist alliance unite Bennett, Feiglin, and Peretz?

Could new rightist alliance unite Bennett, Feiglin, and Peretz?

New Right chief Naftali Bennett reportedly making overtures to Zehut, Jewish Home, National Union, Otzma Yehudit for rightist alliance.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/31/2019, 8:00 AM
Smotrich: If not Justice Minister, I'll be Education Minister

Smotrich: If not Justice Minister, I'll be Education Minister

Ben Caspit and Roni Bar-On speak with MK Bezalel Smotrich on Radio 103FM.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/18/2019, 8:23 PM
'Nothing will deter me from changing legal system'

'Nothing will deter me from changing legal system'

Next coalition partners need to show flexibility and responsibility in negotiations; option of unity government nonexistent.Shimon Cohen, 4/16/2019, 7:18 PM
'They won't threaten us' with trumped-up charges

'They won't threaten us' with trumped-up charges

MK Smotrich unafraid of State Prosecutor and police, liable to subject him to disproportionate scrutiny if appointed Justice Minister.Hezki Baruch, 4/16/2019, 4:35 PM
Smotrich: 'They're trying to divide the pioneers'

Smotrich: 'They're trying to divide the pioneers'

National Union Chairman attacked at Agriculture Conference for supporting Judea and Samaria; replies: 'Ignorance, wickedness, hypocrisy.'Mordechai Sones, 3/26/2019, 10:38 PM
'Crush Gaza from the air - we must not accept ceasefire'

'Crush Gaza from the air - we must not accept ceasefire'

National Union Chairman Smotrich slams 'ceasefire' option: For every rocket shot, we must take down 40 buildings.'Hezki Baruch, 3/26/2019, 5:36 PM
MK Smotrich rebukes Chief Justice: 'Don't belittle legislature'

MK Smotrich rebukes Chief Justice: 'Don't belittle legislature'

Sharp confrontation develops between MK Betzalel Smotrich and Chief Justice Esther Hayut during hearing on Ben-Ari and Ben-Gvir appeal.Hezki Baruch, 3/14/2019, 3:27 PM
Feiglin has already won in the 2019 elections

Feiglin has already won in the 2019 elections

Either by accident or as the result of a political acumen we didn’t know he possessed, Feiglin has managed to inject his ideas into the mainstream of Israeli politics. Tzvi Lev, 3/13/2019, 5:57 PM
Smotrich: 'Running after false messiah Feiglin'

Smotrich: 'Running after false messiah Feiglin'

National Union Chair: 'Collection of invertebrate creatures lining up with any populist fashion now chasing after false messiah Feiglin.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/12/2019, 7:10 PM
Widow of Ari Fuld accompanies daughter to her wedding

Widow of Ari Fuld accompanies daughter to her wedding

Terror victim's daughter marries tonight as National Union and Jewish Home heads attend and rejoice with couple.Yoni Kempinski, 3/3/2019, 11:00 PM
Netanyahu speaks with Betzalel Smotrich's father

Netanyahu speaks with Betzalel Smotrich's father

Netanyahu telephones Rabbi Chaim Smotrich, father of MK Betzalel Smotrich, asks him to persuade son to unite with Otzmah Yehudit.Mordechai Sones, 2/18/2019, 9:03 PM
'We respect Netanyahu; he doesn't run us'

'We respect Netanyahu; he doesn't run us'

Jewish Home and National Union leaders respond to Likud claims they did not agree to hold meeting with Prime Minister.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/18/2019, 8:14 PM
Rabbis press Jewish Home, National Union to reach election deal

Rabbis press Jewish Home, National Union to reach election deal

After talks between the parties break down a second time in a week, senior national-religious rabbis intervene in hopes of brokering deal.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/14/2019, 3:58 PM
Negotiations between Jewish Home, National Union reach impasse

Negotiations between Jewish Home, National Union reach impasse

Despite marathon talks between Jewish Home and National Union parties, no progress made towards joint run.Uzi Baruch, 2/13/2019, 9:21 AM
No unity: Rabbis to gather in Jerusalem for emergency meeting

No unity: Rabbis to gather in Jerusalem for emergency meeting

Religious Zionism rabbis invited to emergency conference tomorrow in Jerusalem, in light of Jewish Home refusal to negotiate.Mordechai Sones, 2/10/2019, 7:22 PM