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President worries government can't be formed

President worries government can't be formed

President Rivlin's meeting with party representatives has left him doubtful that any candidate can form a government.Shlomo Witty, 05/04/2021 16:59
Bennett answers Arutz Sheva reader questions

Bennett answers Arutz Sheva reader questions

Yamina leader Naftali Bennett spends the eve of elections answering questions submitted by readers of the Arutz Sheva website.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/03/2021 22:11
Shaked says Yamina is not planning for defeat

Shaked says Yamina is not planning for defeat

Ayelet Shaked tells Arutz Sheva that her party has only victory plans.Hezki Baruch, 22/03/2021 20:26
Sa'ar isn't ready to rule out Lapid or Bennett

Sa'ar isn't ready to rule out Lapid or Bennett

New Hope chairman calls Bennett's written rejection unnecessary.Shlomo Witty, 22/03/2021 18:45
Polling CEO: This election can't be predicted

Polling CEO: This election can't be predicted

A combination of factors has made this election defy ordinary statistical predictions.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/03/2021 18:01
The right way to make Israeli politicians more accountable

The right way to make Israeli politicians more accountable

Israeli voters have no direct access to Knesset members and little influence on creating a truly representative democracy. Op-ed.Alex Rose, 17/03/2021 23:00
Caution! The right-wing majority is misleading! Make sure you vote

Caution! The right-wing majority is misleading! Make sure you vote

Right-wing in-fighting may cancel out its huge lead among voters.Only massive rallying to vote will give us a right-wing government. Op-ed.Yehudit Katsover & Nadia Matar, 17/03/2021 15:00
Smotrich: Dismantle the Civil Administration in Judea and Samaria

Smotrich: Dismantle the Civil Administration in Judea and Samaria

'Israelis living in Judea and Samaria are treated like second-class citizens,' says Religious Zionist Party head.Shlomo Witty, 14/03/2021 21:30
US Justice Clarence Thomas issues 'big' warning about US elections

US Justice Clarence Thomas issues 'big' warning about US elections

"The decision to leave election law beneath a shroud of doubt is baffling." Thomas slams decision not to review two election cases., 23/02/2021 13:14
Arabic journalist: Ra'am could surprise us

Arabic journalist: Ra'am could surprise us

An Arabic-language media representative discusses the recent split of the Arab parties and what it means for the upoming elections.Shlomo Witty, 21/02/2021 22:50
'Netanyahu's career is on life support'

'Netanyahu's career is on life support'

Yamina leader Bennet takes aim at Netanyahu and Sa'ar.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/02/2021 15:25
Negotiations between Smotrich and Jewish Home continue

Negotiations between Smotrich and Jewish Home continue

Despite earlier declarations, both Hagit Moshe and Bezalel Smortich are still hoping for a joint run to the KnessetArutz Sheva Staff, 03/02/2021 13:50
Welfare Minister bids farewell

Welfare Minister bids farewell

Welfare Minister Itzik Shmuli has decided not to run for Knesset this time.Shlomo Witty, 03/02/2021 10:45
Huldai to Nissenkorn: I'm not quitting

Huldai to Nissenkorn: I'm not quitting

HaYisraelim party chairman responds to Nissenkorn's departure from the political arenaArutz Sheva Staff, 31/01/2021 22:01
Jewish Home deputy: Jewish Home is back

Jewish Home deputy: Jewish Home is back

The deputy head of the Jewish Home party says that his party is alive, well, and ready to run for Knesset.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/01/2021 14:51
Rabbi Yigal Kaminetzky: Unite all religious Zionist parties

Rabbi Yigal Kaminetzky: Unite all religious Zionist parties

Rabbi Kaminetzky lays out his reasons and plans for religious Zionist values in Israel's governmentShlomo Witty, 27/01/2021 13:20
Defense Minister and Defense Minister Emeritus may run together in upcoming elections

Defense Minister and Defense Minister Emeritus may run together in upcoming elections

Benny Gantz may be considering banding together with his predecessor for the race for the 24th Knesset.Shlomo Witty, 04/01/2021 21:01
MK Miki Zohar: 'We did our best to prevent this election'

MK Miki Zohar: 'We did our best to prevent this election'

Coalition Chairman on upcoming elections: It's Blue and White's fault.Yoni Kempinski, 22/12/2020 18:02
Gantz: 'Netanyahu's busy with legal case, not with public welfare'

Gantz: 'Netanyahu's busy with legal case, not with public welfare'

Blue and White Chairman Minister Benny Gantz goes on offensive against Likud and PM: 'Either we keep rule of law, or we go to elections.'Hezki Baruch, 21/12/2020 21:19
Poll: Likud 27, New Hope 20, Yamina 14

Poll: Likud 27, New Hope 20, Yamina 14

Addition of MK Shasha-Biton to Gideon Sa'ar's party boosts its chances at coming election.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/12/2020 08:09
The cleaner who accidentally won the election

The cleaner who accidentally won the election

The mayor asked the cleaner to run in the election against him, but then a surprise awaited him.Mordechai Sones, 27/10/2020 18:32
New Laura Loomer ad raises Leftist ire

New Laura Loomer ad raises Leftist ire

Florida's 21st District US Congress Republican candidate pulls no punches: 'Lois Frankel Is Meshuggah'Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/09/2020 14:47
'President Trump has 91% chance of being reelected in 2020'

'President Trump has 91% chance of being reelected in 2020'

Professor and Political Scientist Helmut Norpoth accurately predicted Trump's 2016 victory a full nine months before the election.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/07/2020 14:23
Poll gives 40 seats to Likud, 8 to Yamina

Poll gives 40 seats to Likud, 8 to Yamina

Right-leaning bloc leaps to 64 seats, while Labor Party does not pass electoral threshold. Yamina strengthens by two seats.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/04/2020 22:00
Three politicians can make 3000 year-old Jewish dream a reality

Three politicians can make 3000 year-old Jewish dream a reality

Three politicians who move to the Likud can make sovereignty happen. David Singer, 11/03/2020 18:00
Likud to Yisrael Beyteinu: Got the wrong address?

Likud to Yisrael Beyteinu: Got the wrong address?

Minister Levin responds to B&W demands, saying if it's serious, Yisrael Beyteinu should undertake to recommend Netanyahu to President.Mordechai Sones, 10/03/2020 22:53
2 Days Left To Vote In World Zionist Congress Elections

2 Days Left To Vote In World Zionist Congress Elections

U.S. area election for the World Zionist Congress ends in just two days, on March 11, 2020. Vote to make your voice heard in Israel.Alan Silverstein, 09/03/2020 17:00
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, 01/03/2020 22:27
Likud: 'Left trying to swindle elections'

Likud: 'Left trying to swindle elections'

The Likud accused the Left of using illegitimate means to influence election results.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/03/2020 21:56
Report surfaces of Gantz's misuse of army funds

Report surfaces of Gantz's misuse of army funds

A report has surfaced about Gantz's use of army funds for building 'palace' at Northern Command HQ.Eitan Divinsky, 01/03/2020 19:30
Gantz blames Netanyahu for 'fake' Coronavirus news

Gantz blames Netanyahu for 'fake' Coronavirus news

In bizarre twist, Blue and White head, Benny Gantz blamed Netanyahu for making up news of Coronavirus spread.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/03/2020 16:04
Dozens of rabbis urge followers not to 'throw away' votes

Dozens of rabbis urge followers not to 'throw away' votes

Dozens of leading religious Zionist rabbis urge followers not to vote for parties with near-zero chance of passing electoral threshold.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/02/2020 01:23
Gantz campaign strategist says he's a "liability to Israel"

Gantz campaign strategist says he's a "liability to Israel"

In a conversation with a friend, Gantz's campaign strategist is heard saying the Blue and White chairman is "incompetent" and "dangerous."Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/02/2020 21:32
Olmert predicts left coalition will get help from Joint List

Olmert predicts left coalition will get help from Joint List

Olmert predicted Gantz would form the next government with help from the Arab parties and called Netanyahu a "liar" whom he can't stand.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/02/2020 16:53
'Rabbi Peretz broke three agreements in one week'

'Rabbi Peretz broke three agreements in one week'

Jewish Home source says Education Minister's announcing primaries for party leadership sought to thwart initiative for his immediate ouster.Mordechai Sones, 20/01/2020 20:43
The disintegration of Israel's political structure

The disintegration of Israel's political structure

We have the wrong politicians: Gone are the times when politicians worked on the basis of 'my country before me'.Walter Bingham, 17/01/2020 16:30
Shaked: 'I'll run in next election'

Shaked: 'I'll run in next election'

Former Justice Minister answers quote by Prime Minister that she would find herself out of politics even before upcoming elections.Mordechai Sones, 07/11/2019 12:34
Netanyahu not promoting the direct-election law

Netanyahu not promoting the direct-election law

PM makes clear he is working for a broad national unity government - "the only gov't that can be established, and the one Israel needs now."Hezki Baruch, 05/11/2019 14:26
'We will support direct elections for prime minister'

'We will support direct elections for prime minister'

"Deri's direct election initiative, in the current situation, is correct," New Right leader says. "Work on the law has begun."Ido Ben Porat, 05/11/2019 12:46
Facebook under scrutiny over content regulation

Facebook under scrutiny over content regulation

How Facebook's power to dictate and censor content could eventually be more dangerous than Russia-sponsored ads to interfere in US electionsi24News, 24/10/2019 13:35
Deri: 'Absolute majority want Jewish, non-secular state'

Deri: 'Absolute majority want Jewish, non-secular state'

Shas Chairman in Jerusalem: 'We met for first time for one purpose: To thank Creator for the great victory.'Mordechai Sones, 25/09/2019 00:44
Right-wing parties blame each other for election results

Right-wing parties blame each other for election results

Israel's right-wing are blaming each other for the poor election results, with 95 percent of votes counted.i24News, 19/09/2019 13:40
Shaked: 'Last hour to prevent Leftist government'

Shaked: 'Last hour to prevent Leftist government'

Yamina Chairwoman Ayelet Shaked calls on voters who have not yet voted to take advantage of last hour: 'Acquire world in one hour.'Mordechai Sones, 17/09/2019 21:21
Operation 'Moving Rightward' underway

Operation 'Moving Rightward' underway

Thousands of volunteers identified with the National Camp swarm streets and encourage residents to come out and vote.Orli Harari, 17/09/2019 18:03
How do you say 'voting percentage' in Swedish?

How do you say 'voting percentage' in Swedish?

Nearly 200 journalists arrive from around world to cover 22nd Knesset election. GPO head: 'Elections in Israel - huge international event.'Hezki Baruch, 16/09/2019 23:00
Fellow Otzma brothers: Let us vote Yamina

Fellow Otzma brothers: Let us vote Yamina

If Otzma runs and does not get in, it potentially creates a situation of pikuach nefesh – danger to human life. Opinion.Mordechai Sones, 16/09/2019 20:35
Netanyahu: 'Benny Gantz, shame on you'

Netanyahu: 'Benny Gantz, shame on you'

PM to Gantz: 'You were proud that you endangered Golani soldiers for Palestinians; aren't you ashamed to make politics out of security?'Mordechai Sones, 16/09/2019 20:25
Elections in IDF underway

Elections in IDF underway

Elections in IDF units began last Saturday and will continue until tomorrow at 10:00 PM when polling stations close.Mordechai Sones, 16/09/2019 18:19
Mandelblit: Leaking investigations - not electioneering

Mandelblit: Leaking investigations - not electioneering

AG claims publishing material from Prime Minister investigations on news channels does not meet definition of campaign propaganda.Mordechai Sones, 02/09/2019 22:20
Poll: Most Americans think Trump will win in 2020

Poll: Most Americans think Trump will win in 2020

54% say Trump will win the 2020 election. 41% think he will lose, compared to 51% in December who thought so.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/06/2019 12:39
Will Ehud Barak form a new party?

Will Ehud Barak form a new party?

According to report, former prime minister is considering returning to political life and running at the head of an independent list.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/06/2019 22:57
Lapid: Myth that Netanyahu gets whatever he wants collapsed

Lapid: Myth that Netanyahu gets whatever he wants collapsed

Yair Lapid accuses PM of dragging country to another election to save himself from prison. 'Make him pay - on Sept. 17 vote Blue and White.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/05/2019 08:03
Liberman: I'm happy to run with Shaked in the next elections

Liberman: I'm happy to run with Shaked in the next elections

Yisrael Beyteinu chairman Liberman says he will vote for the dissolution of the Knesset and will be happy to join with Ayelet Shaked.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/05/2019 21:28
Agudat Yisrael approves Netanyahu compromise

Agudat Yisrael approves Netanyahu compromise

Haredi faction overwhelmingly approves PM-proposed outline for draft law, but Liberman remains adamant not one detail can be changed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/05/2019 20:14
'If recruitment issue remains unsolved we go to elections'

'If recruitment issue remains unsolved we go to elections'

In view of increase in strength to 8 seats, UTJ representatives make clear if Draft Law not resolved, they will lead to repeated elections.Mordechai Sones, 16/04/2019 20:52
TODAY: Free Live Online Post Elections Analysis/Q&A

TODAY: Free Live Online Post Elections Analysis/Q&A

This Sunday a live online event will be held analyzing the election results and how it will affect the next government coalition.Sharona Cohen, 14/04/2019 15:58
Feiglin: We're not going anywhere, Zehut will continue

Feiglin: We're not going anywhere, Zehut will continue

'Despite the smear campaigns, the delegitimization and dehumanization we suffered,120,000 Israelis voted for Zehut,' Feiglin says.Yehonatan Gottleib, 11/04/2019 17:25