Netanyahu: 'We'll vote against elections, for unity'

Netanyahu: 'We'll vote against elections, for unity'

Netanyahu declares his party will oppose bill to dissolve Knesset: 'Israelis need government that works not for politics, but for them.'Arutz Sheva Staff, Monday, 3:37 PM
'In 48 hours we'll vote to disperse Knesset'

'In 48 hours we'll vote to disperse Knesset'

Opposition head: 'If Blue and White do right thing, in 48 hours this government will be on its way home and Israel will be on new path.'Arutz Sheva Staff, Monday, 3:19 PM
Appointment of chief commissioner of police postponed yet again

Appointment of chief commissioner of police postponed yet again

Israel hasn't had a permanent chief of police for almost two years, and no end in sight.Arutz Sheva Staff, Wednesday, 9:06 AM
Caught on hot mike, Likud MKs fear the coming elections

Caught on hot mike, Likud MKs fear the coming elections

The cameras were turned off but the microphones continued recording.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/24/2020, 4:15 PM
Should the US consider adopting Israel’s ‘low tech’ election model?

Should the US consider adopting Israel’s ‘low tech’ election model?

Amid the post-election chaos, the time is ripe to consider switching the US to a 'low tech' approach to voting. Op-ed.Gary Schiff, 11/23/2020, 8:00 PM
A wake-up call for democracy

A wake-up call for democracy

The type of instability the US is experiencing after Election Day is afflicting and crippling democracies the world over. Op-ed.Oded Revivi, 11/22/2020, 4:00 AM
'Yamina is a government alternative, Bennett should be next Prime Minister'

'Yamina is a government alternative, Bennett should be next Prime Minister'

Shaked was asked what government positions she aims for after election: 'Justice, Finance, Education are very important right now.'Ido ben Porat, 11/16/2020, 4:11 PM
Proposal to change how elections are held

Proposal to change how elections are held

MKs Gideon Sa'ar and Yifat Shasha-Biton submit bill to have half of the Knesset be chosen through regional elections.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/2/2020, 4:47 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
Tel Aviv mayor Ron Huldai plans on running for Knesset

Tel Aviv mayor Ron Huldai plans on running for Knesset

Huldai: I'll agree to being #2 on any party's slate, if that's what it takes to remove the right wing from power.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/4/2020, 10:00 PM
'Am I sure to recommend Netanyahu? Absolutely not'

'Am I sure to recommend Netanyahu? Absolutely not'

Yamina Chairman sharply attacks government and its leader: 'Government is terrible on all fronts - it should be cast to the winds.'Mordechai Sones, 7/27/2020, 10:36 PM
Polish opposition challenges presidential vote result

Polish opposition challenges presidential vote result

Supporters of opposition candidate Rafal Trzaskowski lodge appeal with Supreme Court, asking to declare election invalid.Dario Thuburn, AFP, 7/17/2020, 3:14 PM
David Bitan: 'Likud reached a new low'

David Bitan: 'Likud reached a new low'

Likud MK David Bitan sharply attacks Prime Minister Netanyahu and Coalition Chairman Miki Zohar.Mordechai Sones, 7/16/2020, 11:09 AM
Minister Aryeh Deri: 'We cannot hold fourth elections'

Minister Aryeh Deri: 'We cannot hold fourth elections'

Interior Minister Aryeh Deri warns: 'Public will not forgive us if we call fourth elections during such a serious crisis.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/7/2020, 3:00 PM
New poll shows Likud gaining strength as Blue and White collapses

New poll shows Likud gaining strength as Blue and White collapses

New poll shows Blue and White slipping to fourth-largest party following new elections.103FM, 7/3/2020, 10:49 AM
Elections? Decision to be made in coming weeks

Elections? Decision to be made in coming weeks

Sources close to Prime Minister: 'If elections aren't decided in near future, they won't happen at all.'Mordechai Sones, 7/2/2020, 9:34 AM
Poland: Will the leading presidential hopeful agree to Holocaust restitution?

Poland: Will the leading presidential hopeful agree to Holocaust restitution?

Rafal Trzaskowski may ‘satisfy Jewish claims’ for Holocaust restitution, Polish state TV warns.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 6/17/2020, 8:20 AM
Survey: Likud: 40 seats; Yamina: 8

Survey: Likud: 40 seats; Yamina: 8

Right-leaning/haredi bloc gets 64 seats, Left/Arab bloc 47 seats. Jewish Home Party does not pass electoral threshold.Mordechai Sones, 6/8/2020, 9:37 PM
'Raise voting percentages in southern Tel Aviv'

'Raise voting percentages in southern Tel Aviv'

Former Minister Ayelet Shaked tours southern Tel Aviv polls with activists Shafi Paz and Doron Avrahami: 'Voting percentage must increase.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/2/2020, 3:42 PM
Netanyahu: Sovereignty 'within weeks' of re-election

Netanyahu: Sovereignty 'within weeks' of re-election

Ahead of elections tomorrow, PM outlines his "four major immediate missions."AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/1/2020, 11:09 AM
A new reality - is it time to move to Israel?

A new reality - is it time to move to Israel?

Is it yet time to come home? Where are you...ayeka? Chaya Gross, 2/27/2020, 1:00 PM
Netanyahu questions Gantz's ability to lead

Netanyahu questions Gantz's ability to lead

Netanyahu attacked political rival Gantz for latter's inexperience and inability to withstand diplomatic pressure.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/26/2020, 8:53 PM
In dramatic turnaround, poll shows Likud winning most seats

In dramatic turnaround, poll shows Likud winning most seats

A Channel 12 poll shows the Likud leading the Blue and White Party for the first time since a third round of elections was announced.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/23/2020, 8:53 PM
'Voting Otzma Yehudit will lead to establishment of left-wing government

'Voting Otzma Yehudit will lead to establishment of left-wing government

A statement by UTJ endorsed Rabbi Yitzhak Ginzburg's attack on Otzma Yehudit.Eitan Divinsky, 2/23/2020, 12:12 AM
Diplomats commence voting in elections

Diplomats commence voting in elections

More than 5,200 people will vote in elections to 23rd Knesset tomorrow at 96 Israeli delegations worldwide.Mordechai Sones, 2/17/2020, 6:16 PM
Election must focus on Judea and Samaria – not Netanyahu

Election must focus on Judea and Samaria – not Netanyahu

For far too long Israelis have been at loggerheads with each other as to the extension of Israeli sovereignty into Judea and Samaria. The opportunity to resolve this political logjam during Donald Trump’s Presidency must not be lost. David Singer, 1/12/2020, 11:59 AM
PM examines joint run of all right-wing parties

PM examines joint run of all right-wing parties

PM Netanyahu examines possibility of joint run between Likud, other right-wing parties to prevent loss of seats due to electoral threshold.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/8/2020, 5:20 PM
Israel now needs a miracle to set secure boundaries

Israel now needs a miracle to set secure boundaries

November 18th marks the day Secretary of State Mike Pompeo declared that the US did not regard Jewish settlement in Judea and Samaria as being inconsistent with international law. Israel went to elections instead of acting on that miracle. David Singer, 12/25/2019, 10:00 AM
'Netanyahu saved judiciary from Overrule Clause'

'Netanyahu saved judiciary from Overrule Clause'

Culture Minister says Prime Minister halted changes in justice system: 'We all see what's happening today in prosecutor's office and police'Mordechai Sones, 12/17/2019, 4:00 PM
Bill to dissolve Knesset introduced

Bill to dissolve Knesset introduced

Bill would dissolve the 22nd Knesset, allow for new elections to be held on March 2 after failure to form government.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/10/2019, 5:48 PM
Third election likely to be held on March 3

Third election likely to be held on March 3

Netanyahu speaks with leaders of right-wing bloc, decides that elections will likely take place on March 3.Hezki Baruch, 12/8/2019, 1:09 AM
Netanyahu calls for direct elections

Netanyahu calls for direct elections

PM calls for direct elections for prime minister to avoid having to hold another round of Knesset elections.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/5/2019, 8:28 PM
National Union pushes Rightist unity ahead of new elections

National Union pushes Rightist unity ahead of new elections

National Union prepares for 2020 elections, will launch campaign to unite religious Zionist parties.Mordechai Sones, 12/5/2019, 11:18 AM
Elections: Here we go again?

Elections: Here we go again?

The President is going to inform the Speaker of the Knesset that he has no candidate to form a governmentArutz Sheva Staff, 11/20/2019, 11:01 PM
'In three weeks, government of withdrawals will arise'

'In three weeks, government of withdrawals will arise'

Science Minister prepares for Left-wing minority government, argues Likud could provide strong response from opposition as well. InterviewShimon Cohen, 11/11/2019, 8:35 PM
Edelstein: Netanyahu agreed to declare incapacity if indicted

Edelstein: Netanyahu agreed to declare incapacity if indicted

Knesset Speaker hopes today's swearing-in won't be the start of the shortest Knesset ever: 'What interests Likud now is to form government.'Mordechai Sones, 10/3/2019, 9:26 AM
Gal Gadot calls on Israelis to vote

Gal Gadot calls on Israelis to vote

In Hebrew Instagram post, Israeli actress calls on followers to 'get out and vote.'Marcy Oster, JTA, 9/17/2019, 2:40 PM
'Biden's not exciting'

'Biden's not exciting'

Fox News sums up the issues with 2020's leading Democratic candidates.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/13/2019, 12:08 PM
Hassidic Rebbes concerned: 'Say Psalms'

Hassidic Rebbes concerned: 'Say Psalms'

Belz Hasidim read chapter 121 in Psalms: 'I lift my eyes to the mountains; from where does my help come?' as Hasidic Council does same.Mordechai Sones, 9/12/2019, 2:59 PM
Will Britain hold elections on a Jewish holiday?

Will Britain hold elections on a Jewish holiday?

British elections may fall on Jewish holiday of Sukkot, community leaders warn.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 9/4/2019, 7:57 AM
Urgently needed:  A broad United Right

Urgently needed: A broad United Right

To this day, Israel and Jews throughout the world pay the terrible price for the Oslo Disaster that never would have happened if the Israeli Right had not splintered, wasting and losing the thousands of votes that had comprised an electoral majority.Rabbi Prof. Dov Fischer, 8/1/2019, 8:09 AM
Russia: Police arrest over 1,000 protesters

Russia: Police arrest over 1,000 protesters

Police use batons, violence against a crowd in Moscow who were protesting against the exclusion of opposition candidates in elections. Nissan Tzur, 7/28/2019, 12:14 AM
Canada: Election quandary is about 'what it means to count'

Canada: Election quandary is about 'what it means to count'

Canada’s 2 main Jewish groups at odds over national election on Sukkot.David Lazarus, JTA, 7/22/2019, 1:56 PM
12 seats for list led by Ayelet Shaked

12 seats for list led by Ayelet Shaked

According to figures, joint run of right-leaning parties with Bennett and Shaked would bring more votes than separate run by parties.Mordechai Sones, 7/16/2019, 9:09 PM
Netanyahu offers to appoint Bennett ambassador to UN

Netanyahu offers to appoint Bennett ambassador to UN

PM reportedly offers Bennett the position if he gives up run in an independent party for the elections. Bennett's party rejects the idea.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/14/2019, 8:40 AM
A proposal to achieve electoral unity

A proposal to achieve electoral unity

When it comes to election season, we should be able to unite on fundamental issues and work out the details later. A proposal to make it work.Rabbi Chananya Weissman, 7/11/2019, 6:30 PM
Ehud Barak names his new party 'Democratic Israel'

Ehud Barak names his new party 'Democratic Israel'

'The State of Israel is just ahead of a complete collapse of Israeli democracy,' Barak tweets on Saturday evening.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/6/2019, 10:13 PM
Poll: No bloc has majority to form coalition

Poll: No bloc has majority to form coalition

New polls shows major parties weakening ahead of new elections in September.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/3/2019, 10:24 PM
Name change prior to election was 'deception,' candidate says

Name change prior to election was 'deception,' candidate says

Did a Brooklyn judicial candidate adopt her Jewish husband’s last name to win the race?Marcy Oster, JTA, 7/1/2019, 7:53 AM
Hamas is exploiting the political situation to pressure Israel

Hamas is exploiting the political situation to pressure Israel

A senior official admits that Hamas is exploiting the political crisis in Israel to pressure Netanyahu.Dalit Halevi, 6/29/2019, 11:53 PM
Netanyahu to examine cancellation of elections

Netanyahu to examine cancellation of elections

Knesset speaker checking possibility of process that will cancel oncoming elections. Likud: Netanyahu will examine the plan.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/25/2019, 9:00 PM
Anti-haredi Tiberias mayor to run for Knesset

Anti-haredi Tiberias mayor to run for Knesset

Mayor Ron Kobi presents himself as an alternative to Liberman, will run for Knesset as head of the 'Secular Right' party.Sara Rubenstein, 6/16/2019, 9:54 PM
Don't make me cry uncle

Don't make me cry uncle

It's not enough to form a joint list right before the deadline. Without creating and projecting unity, everything will fall apart. Opinion.Shlomo Pietrekovsky, 6/12/2019, 5:39 PM
Report: No government-funded afternoon programs next year

Report: No government-funded afternoon programs next year

Repeat elections hold up passing budget for educational 'extras,' casting doubt on afternoon programs' future prices.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/3/2019, 11:55 AM
 Back to the polls: Likud - 35, Liberman - 8

Back to the polls: Likud - 35, Liberman - 8

Gesher and Zehut would not pass the threshold.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/30/2019, 9:29 PM
Feiglin: We're open to alliances on the right

Feiglin: We're open to alliances on the right

Zehut chair: Party will run in next election. 'Platform and principles are the same, but the style will be different and much more modest.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/30/2019, 11:00 AM
Will Jewish Home forgo pre-election primaries?

Will Jewish Home forgo pre-election primaries?

Jewish Home secretariat considering change to party constitution to allow party to run with same list as last election, without primaries.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/29/2019, 6:26 PM