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Elections 2013

News and updates about Elections 2013

Jewish Home Fears 'One Digit' Result

Party HQ is receiving initial reports that indicate the party is dropping beneath the 10-MK mark.

Jewish Home Fears 'One Digit' Result

Saar: Running with Lieberman Cost Us Seats

The Likud won fewer seats in the last election because of the union with Yisrael Beytenu, says Interior Minister Gideon Saar.

Saar: Running with Lieberman Cost Us Seats

Poll: Likud Would Lose Repeat Vote

New elections would be bad for Likud, good for Yesh Atid and Bayit Yehudi.

Poll: Likud Would Lose Repeat Vote

Report: Jewish Home's Has Social, Economic Demands

Jewish Home presented to the Likud its social and economic positions for inclusion in a coalition agreement, a report said.

Report: Jewish Home Presents Social, Economic Demands to Likud

Activists: Why Has Likud Lost Its Way?

A special meeting of Likud members will discuss whether the Likud “learned its lessons” from the election's results.

Activists: Why Has Likud Lost Its Way?

Top Judge: Stop About Arab Vote Fraud

Voter fraud in Arab communities is rampant, said the head of Israel's Election Committee. Something must be done to stop it, he said.

Top Judge: Something Must be Done About Arab Vote Fraud

Police to Investigate Voting Fraud in Arab Sector

Police will investigate several polling stations in Arab towns after Jewish observers alleged that voting fraud took place.

Police to Investigate Voting Fraud in Arab Sector

Report: Netanyahu Talking with Livni

Netanyahu has been holding direct talks with Tzipi Livni, trying to woo her into the coalition on the premise of peace negotiations.

Report: Netanyahu Talking with Livni

Bayit Yehudi Torn between Lapid, Hareidim

Reports suggest Bennett has a pact with Lapid while rabbis want a religious front. Or is it spin?

Bayit Yehudi Torn between Lapid, Hareidim

Photos: New MKs Undergo Training Seminar

Israel’s 48 new MK-elects underwent a “crash course” to learn the Knesset etiquette and regulations.

Photos: New MKs Undergo Training Seminar

Lapid's Ambition could Save Shas

Head of second largest party may decide to stay out of the coalition and hope for Netanyahu's downfall.

Lapid's Ambition could Save Shas

Bayit Yehudi, Likud Talks 'Friendly'

MK Uri Ariel: the main topic in coalition talks was hareidi enlistment.

Bayit Yehudi, Likud Talks 'Friendly'player

A Psychologist Views Israel's Bread & Butter Dilemma

A Psychologist Views Israel's Bread & Butter Dilemma

Lieberman and Bennett Meet

Yisrael Beytenu chairman Avigdor Lieberman meets Jewish Home chairman Naftali Bennett to discuss the new coalition.

Lieberman and Bennett Meet Ahead of Coalition Talks

Parties Recommend Netanyahu, Hareidim Fear Rift

Representatives of the elected lists arrived at the President's Residence to declare their recommendation for the next PM.

Video: Party Leaders Recommend Netanyahu, Hareidim Fear Riftplayer

Netanyahu Losing Patience with Lapid

Netanyahu feels negotiations with Yesh Atid are starting off on the wrong foot because of Lapid's many demands.

Netanyahu Losing Patience with Lapid, Say Associates

'Take Interior, Religious Affairs Portfolios'

Rabbi Dr. Daniel Tropper of the Jewish Home’s Elections Committee: We can have influence in the Interior and Religious Affairs Ministries.

'Jewish Home Should Take Interior, Religious Affairs Portfolios'

Likud, Yesh Atid Recommend Netanyahu for PM

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu wins the support of the Knesset’s two largest factions in forming a new government.

Likud, Yesh Atid Recommend Netanyahu for PM

Knitted, Black Kippot Talking about United Front

Bayit Yehudi's Bennett, Ariel spoke with UTJ's Porush about joining forces in coalition talks.

Knitted, Black Kippot Talking about United Front

Report: Bennett Underwent Polygraph Test

Jewish Home chairman underwent a polygraph test in 2009, after Netanyahu suspected that he had leaked sensitive information.

Report: Bennett Underwent Polygraph Test Over Leaks on Bibi

Israel's Press: Were the Elections an Upheaval?

Israel's Press: Were the Elections an Upheaval?

Officials: Bennett Attacked for Personal Reasons

Netanyahu comes under fire from Likud members, who say the attacks on Jewish Home's Bennett were for personal reasons.

Likud Officials: Bibi Mistreated Bennett for Personal Reasons

MK Tibi: 'Settler Woman' Pushed Out Arab MK

Head of Raam-Taal blames low Arab voter turnout for loss of fifth Knesset seat, taken by Bayit Yehudi.

MK Tibi: 'Settler Woman' Pushed Out Arab MK

Hareidi Parties May Form 'Blocking Bloc' to Lapid

Shas and United Torah Judaism may work together to prevent Lapid from drafting yeshiva students.

Hareidi Parties May Form 'Blocking Bloc' to Lapid

Kibbutz Leader: No More Talk of Moving Settlements

Left-wing activist says there is “no way” Israelis in Judea and Samaria will move, calls for “creative solutions.”

Kibbutz Leader: No More Talk of Destroying Settlements

Yechimovich Rules Out Joining Netanyahu

"I will not lend a hand to the ongoing crushing of Israeli society," says Labor chairwoman about the possibility of joining the government.

Yechimovich Rules Out Joining Netanyahu's Coalition

Mofaz Touts Near Crash as New Opportunity

After achieving two seats, Kadima chairman hints he will join Netanyahu's new coalition.

Mofaz Touts Near Crash as New Opportunity

Erdan: Likud Didn't Attack Bennett

The Likud didn't attack the Jewish Home but sought to "highlight" the differences between the parties, claims Minister Gilad Erdan.

Erdan: Likud Didn't Attack Bennett

Netanyahu 'Punishes' Saar for Election Failure

Report: Prime Minister left Gideon Saar out of coalition negotiations, blames him for election results.

Netanyahu 'Punishes' Saar for Election Failure

Feiglin: Likud Shot Itself in the Foot

Likud MK-elect says negative campaign against the Bayit Yehudi was "catastrophic."

Feiglin: Likud Shot Itself in the Foot

Otzma Leyisrael was 9,000 Votes Short

Michael Ben-Ari and Aryeh Eldad will not be members of the 19th Knesset.

Otzma Leyisrael was 9,000 Votes Short

Party Representative on Election Night Broadcast

Watch the pre-recorded interviews with members of Likud, Bayit Yehudi, Hatnua and Yesh Atid. As featured on our special live broadcast.

Video: Party Representative on Election Night Broadcastplayer

Elections Over, Now Israelis Will have to Pony Up

Regardless of what the parties promised, says one financial expert, life after the elections is about to get more expensive in Israel

Elections Over, Now Israelis Will have to Pony Up, Says Expert

Barak: I Will Not Serve as Defense Minister Again

Regardless of the coalition that is to be formed, Israelis have seen the last of Ehud Barak, at least for a while.

Barak to CNN: I Will Not Serve as Defense Minister Again

New Coalition Could Take A ‘Step to the Right’

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu could form a coalition that is more right-wing than centrist, if he so chooses - but it requires work.

Netanyahu's Gov't Coalition Could Take A ‘Step to the Right’

PM Reachers Out to Shas - But Not Yet Jewish Home

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu will meet Thursday with Shas chairman Eli Yishai, as he seeks to build a coalition.

PM Reaches Out to Shas, Yesh Atid - But Not Yet Jewish Home

Shomron Leader Predicts Instability

The Likud may form the next government, but the right has nevertheless been weakened, says Samaria Residents’ Committee head Benny Katzover.

Shomron Leader Predicts Instability in Next Government

Feiglin: Likud Campaign Sent Voters to Lapid

The Likud’s campaign against the Jewish Home hurt the party and caused voters to vote for Yesh Atid, says Moshe Feiglin.

Feiglin: Likud Attacks on Jewish Home Sent Voters to Lapid

MK Elkin: Likud Committed to Judea and Samaria

MK Zeev Elkin says Judea and Samaria will continue to be supported by the Likud, admits coalition partners may not be as supportive.

MK Elkin: Likud Committed to Judea and Samaria

Lapid Rules Out Labor's 'Blocking Bloc'

"We’re not going to form a bloc with Hanin Zoabi," states Yesh Atid chairman.

Lapid Rules Out Labor's 'Blocking Bloc'