NTO THE FRAY: Bennett and Bibi’s election error?

NTO THE FRAY: Bennett and Bibi’s election error?

Given the emerging realities in Israel’s political landscape, the danger to Right-wing incumbency entailed in early elections might well be considerably less than those entailed in postponing them. Dr. Martin Sherman, 11/30/2018, 12:15 PM
Yisrael Beytenu to Likud: Push death penalty for terrorists

Yisrael Beytenu to Likud: Push death penalty for terrorists

Yisrael Beytenu chairman says cornerstone of party's coalition agreement is legislation that terrorists be put to death.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/23/2017, 11:05 AM
Government approves increased yeshiva funding

Government approves increased yeshiva funding

The yeshiva budget will return to its pre-2013 level, set before Lapid became Finance Minister in previous government.Ben Shaul, 6/19/2016, 6:30 PM
What did Liberman concede on in joining coalition?

What did Liberman concede on in joining coalition?

Coalition agreement details show that aside from folding on death penalty law, Liberman made a key concession on being a minister.Ari Yashar, 5/25/2016, 2:40 PM
Netanyahu, Liberman accounce coalition deal

Netanyahu, Liberman accounce coalition deal

Netanyahu and Liberman sign coalition deal, bury the hatchet after past mudslinging; PM calls on Herzog to join 'true unity government.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/25/2016, 11:51 AM
Liberman, Netanyahu finalize coalition agreement

Liberman, Netanyahu finalize coalition agreement

Yisrael Beytenu chairman headed towards the Defense Ministry, after an agreement is reached on pensions for immigrants.Ben Ariel, 5/25/2016, 1:58 AM
Bennett demands Netanyahu fix cabinet flaws

Bennett demands Netanyahu fix cabinet flaws

As part of coalition agreement, Jewish Home party leader Naftali Bennett demands changes to Security Cabinet.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/23/2016, 1:18 PM
Ayelet Shaked and the Myth that Jews Stick Together

Ayelet Shaked and the Myth that Jews Stick Together

The glory of Israel, amid the disputes, can be found in the smallest of events. Jack Engelhard, 5/14/2015, 5:55 AM
'Our Hands Are Firmly on the Steering Wheel'

'Our Hands Are Firmly on the Steering Wheel'

Party's Central Committee session at Nehalim ratifies coalition agreement, including ministerial jobs.Yoni Kempinski, Gil Ronen, 5/10/2015, 10:30 PM
Tekuma Threatens Bennett over Shaked Appointment

Tekuma Threatens Bennett over Shaked Appointment

Tekuma faction in the Jewish Home says it'll split off if Uri Ariel isn't given the Justice Ministry instead of Shaked.Uzi Baruch, Gil Ronen, 5/6/2015, 2:14 PM
Lapid: Bibi 'Selling Out Israel' to Haredim

Lapid: Bibi 'Selling Out Israel' to Haredim

Yesh Atid head slams Likud's 'moral bankruptcy' for canceling criminal sanctions against draft refusers, restoring child stipends.Hezki Baruch, Gil Ronen, 4/29/2015, 12:35 PM
First Coalition Deal Signed Between UTJ and Likud

First Coalition Deal Signed Between UTJ and Likud

Haredi party UTJ becomes the first to seal negotiations as Netanyahu's coalition government starts to take form.Chaim Lev, Ari Yashar, 4/28/2015, 5:55 PM
'Obama Pressuring Bibi against 67-MK Coalition'

'Obama Pressuring Bibi against 67-MK Coalition'

Senior Jewish Home source estimates White House pressure is causing delay in signing coalition agreements.Gil Ronen, 4/28/2015, 9:08 AM
Moses: With Kahlon its 'Tools' But Us 'Blackmail'

Moses: With Kahlon its 'Tools' But Us 'Blackmail'

MK Menachem Moses speaks out about near finished coalition deal between UTJ, Likud, shoos away naysayers.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, Cynthia Blank, 4/13/2015, 6:24 PM
What the Election Polls Told Us

What the Election Polls Told Us

In democracies where those in power take the people's views into account, polls which ask general qusitons can be a good source of information.Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld, 4/5/2015, 12:34 AM
Will Arab Party Make Herzog PM?

Will Arab Party Make Herzog PM?

Likud campaign staffer warns left-center coalition with Arab support can form a minority government. Jewish Home staffer disagrees.Gil Ronen, 2/11/2015, 10:32 AM
Yechimovich Won't Rule Out Coalition with Likud

Yechimovich Won't Rule Out Coalition with Likud

In a television appearance, Labor MK Shelly Yechimovich says she "won't rule out" forming a coalition with Netanyahu or Liberman.Cynthia Blank, 1/18/2015, 10:57 AM
Israel's Domestic Coalition Politics and Foreign Policy

Israel's Domestic Coalition Politics and Foreign Policy

The bargaining around the referendum law demonstrates the omnipresent linkages between foreign policy and domestic politics, as the PM well appreciates. Prof. Shmuel Sandler, 8/20/2013, 12:39 PM
Yesh Atid Threatens to Bolt Coalition

Yesh Atid Threatens to Bolt Coalition

Marathon ministerial discussion breaks up in disagreement over criminal sanctions against hareidim who do not enlist.Gil Ronen, 5/27/2013, 9:41 AM
Livni's Diplomatic Powers 'Fictional'

Livni's Diplomatic Powers 'Fictional'

Maariv: under terms of coalition agreement, Livni cannot make diplomatic moves without prior knowledge, consent from Netanyahu.Gil Ronen, 3/25/2013, 9:01 AM
Bennett: We Are 100% Behind Netanyahu

Bennett: We Are 100% Behind Netanyahu

Bayit Yehudi chairman: The campaign is behind us, the negotiations are behind us, and we'll all stand behind Prime Minister Netanyahu.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 3/18/2013, 5:14 AM
Hareidi Enlistment Proposal Worries Activists

Hareidi Enlistment Proposal Worries Activists

Pro-enlistment activists worry that Yesh Atid’s agreement on hareidi-religious army recruitment will have no real effect., 3/17/2013, 3:11 PM
For the First Time, Religious ‘Status Quo’ Out

For the First Time, Religious ‘Status Quo’ Out

For the first time in Israel’s history, the coalition agreement does not include a commitment to the religious-secular “status quo.”Maayana Miskin, Chana Ya'ar, 3/17/2013, 11:20 AM
Obama Welcomes New Israeli Government

Obama Welcomes New Israeli Government

President Barack Obama says he "looks forward to working closely with the prime minister and the new government.", 3/17/2013, 4:04 AM
Bennett: We Are Obligated to All Israelis

Bennett: We Are Obligated to All Israelis

Bayit Yehudi chairman Naftali Bennett emphasizes that his party would be committed to all sectors of Israel society in the new government., 3/17/2013, 3:02 AM
Netanyahu Presents Coalition to Peres

Netanyahu Presents Coalition to Peres

"We stand before a decisive year in security, the economy and attempts to advance peace."Gil Ronen, 3/16/2013, 10:05 PM
Livni Blasts Bayit Yehudi

Livni Blasts Bayit Yehudi

New Justice Minister: "I hope that on the diplomatic subjects, Lapid won't adopt Bennett's views."Gil Ronen, 3/16/2013, 7:55 PM
Coalition Agreements - Who Got What?

Coalition Agreements - Who Got What?

Yesh Atid receives 5 ministers, a deputy minister and 3 committees. Bayit Yehudi gets 3 ministers, 2 deputy ministers, and 1 committee.Elad Benari, Canada, 3/15/2013, 9:23 PM
Lapid: Not Afraid to Make Unpopular Decisions

Lapid: Not Afraid to Make Unpopular Decisions

Incoming Finance Minister clarifies: My job is not to be popular, but to lead.Elad Benari, Canada, 3/15/2013, 8:50 PM
Netanyahu: We have a New Government

Netanyahu: We have a New Government

Prime Minister writes citizens: "Thank you for awarding me the privilege of serving you as Prime Minister for the 3rd time."Gil Ronen, 3/15/2013, 5:07 PM