Elections 2013 (Page 2)

News for Elections 2013

Polls Reveal: Likud With 31, Yesh Atid with 18

Polls Reveal: Likud With 31, Yesh Atid with 18

Exit polls show Yesh Atid with surprise success, taking second place with 18 seats. Bayit Yehudi fourth or fifth largest with 12.Arutz 7 Staff, 22/01/2013 22:03
Counting Votes: Why Small Parties are Worried

Counting Votes: Why Small Parties are Worried

How Israel counts its votes, and why small parties fear high turnout will leave them outside Knesset.Maayana Miskin, 22/01/2013 21:58
High Turnout Starts to Slow

High Turnout Starts to Slow

Voter turnout remains high, but begins to drop. As of 8 p.m., over 63% had voted.Maayana Miskin, 22/01/2013 21:54
Satmar Hassidim March, Overturn Tables

Satmar Hassidim March, Overturn Tables

Members of the Satmar hassidic group conducted angry protests at polling stations in several cities in Israel.David Lev, 22/01/2013 21:34
Watch Live Now!

Watch Live Now!

Israel votes, You Watch. Live from Jerusalem. 9:00PM - 2:00AM Israel time / 2:00PM - 7:00PM EST.Ben Bresky, 22/01/2013 21:02
Israelis Crowd Malls, Beaches, and Restaurants

Israelis Crowd Malls, Beaches, and Restaurants

The big winners on Election Day turned out to be the country's malls, restaurants, beaches, and parksDavid Lev, 22/01/2013 21:01
Elections Official: People are Confused

Elections Official: People are Confused

Senior elections official reports new record of undecided voters. ‘People are unsure while entering the polling station.’ Maayana Miskin, 22/01/2013 20:36
Samaria Jews in Arab Villages for Elections Day

Samaria Jews in Arab Villages for Elections Day

Jews from the Shomron observe elections in Arab towns in Israel. In one town, reported turnout drops by 50%.Maayana Miskin, 22/01/2013 19:20
Obama's Narcissistic View of Israel

Obama's Narcissistic View of Israel

The political, cultural and yes, religious alliance, between the United States and Israel is getting stronger especially during the past four years of the Obama administration, much to his chagrin and frustration. Ron Jager, 22/01/2013 18:52
‘I’m Afraid of What Happens Wednesday’

‘I’m Afraid of What Happens Wednesday’

Activist Moshe Zar tells Arutz Sheva that it’s not the votes he's worried about, but the coalition politics that follow.Maayana Miskin, 22/01/2013 18:06
Election Help for Confused New Immigrants

Election Help for Confused New Immigrants

Activists help perplexed new immigrants navigate Israel’s elections system.Maayana Miskin, 22/01/2013 18:06
Arutz Sheva Election Special Live at 9PM

Arutz Sheva Election Special Live at 9PM

Watch the live Arutz Sheva election special sponsored by the OU Center today at 9PM Israel time / 2PM EST. Your phone calls will be taken.Ben Bresky, 22/01/2013 17:18
‘Forget the Rabbis, Think of God’

‘Forget the Rabbis, Think of God’

When voting, forget outside pressures and think ‘what does G-d want from me,’ Rabbi Eliyahu suggests.Maayana Miskin, 22/01/2013 16:23
Knesset Hopefuls Cast Their Ballots

Knesset Hopefuls Cast Their Ballots

MKs, would-be MKs, and Israeli leaders vote, call on the public to do the same., 22/01/2013 15:47
Very High Turnout in Elections

Very High Turnout in Elections

By 6:00 p.m., 55.5% of voters had voted – bad news for hareidi parties. Likud worried by vote in leftist strongholds.Gil Ronen, 22/01/2013 14:19
Heads of Parties Cast Votes, Pray

Heads of Parties Cast Votes, Pray

President Peres, Prime Minister Netanyahu and Rabbi Ovadia Yosef were among the early voters.Gil Ronen, 22/01/2013 10:13
Bennett Votes: We're Starting Something New

Bennett Votes: We're Starting Something New

Bayit Yehudi chairman and his wife vote in Raanana. Bennett: We are uniting the nation of Israel.Yoni Kempinski & Gil Ronen, 22/01/2013 09:44
Israelis Go to the Polls

Israelis Go to the Polls

Months of aggressive campaigning, political spins and endless polls come to an end on Tuesday as Israelis elect the 19th Knesset.Elad Benari, 22/01/2013 06:44
Likud Launches Last-Minute 'Yigal Amir' Campaign

Likud Launches Last-Minute 'Yigal Amir' Campaign

Likud's latest campaign aims to discourage voters from electing Bayit Yehudi because of Yigal Amir's endorsement of Bennett.Elad Benari, 22/01/2013 05:15
Number 32 on Likud Doubtful He'll Serve in Knesset

Number 32 on Likud Doubtful He'll Serve in Knesset

Although current surveys have Likud-Beytenu hovering around 35 seats, candidates fear they may win as little as 30 seats.Annie Lubin, 22/01/2013 04:43
Report: Shas Not in Netanyahu's Pocket

Report: Shas Not in Netanyahu's Pocket

The Shas party may not automatically recommend Netanyahu for Prime Minister and will present a list of 'demands' in exchange for doing so.Elad Benari, 22/01/2013 01:17
MK to Discuss Election Results in Miami Beach

MK to Discuss Election Results in Miami Beach

Outgoing MK Yaakov “Ketzaleh” Katz and his aide Baruch Gordon will deliver post-election addresses to a Miami Beach audience next week.Arutz 7 Staff, 21/01/2013 22:29
Election Jingles and Songs: From Creative to Crazy

Election Jingles and Songs: From Creative to Crazy

Gangnam Style, Na Nach, Rappin' Likudniks, Green Leaf Holocaust Survivors & more. Israeli Election ads from yesteryear and today.Ben Bresky, 21/01/2013 22:16
Green Party Won't Stop 'Choking Child' Phone Calls

Green Party Won't Stop 'Choking Child' Phone Calls

Israel's Green Party is refusing to halt its 'shock campaign,' in which a choking child is heard pleading for an end to air pollutionDavid Lev, 21/01/2013 21:21
Group: Election Day Costs 'Crushing' for Israel

Group: Election Day Costs 'Crushing' for Israel

Election Day will cost Israelis NIS 1.1 billion (about $300 million), a consulting group said - a crushing burden for the Israeli economyDavid Lev, 21/01/2013 21:20
Hareidi Men Push, Insult Bennett at Kotel

Hareidi Men Push, Insult Bennett at Kotel

Jewish Home Party leader Naftali Bennett was attacked by a large group of hareidi Jews on a visit to the Western Wall MondayDavid Lev, 21/01/2013 17:11
Expert: Next Knesset Likely to be 'Dysfunctional'

Expert: Next Knesset Likely to be 'Dysfunctional'

The next Knesset is likely to be disunited and dysfunctional, says an expert on politics and democracyDavid Lev, 21/01/2013 16:19
Abbas Hopes to Discredit Netanyahu at Elections

Abbas Hopes to Discredit Netanyahu at Elections

On the eve of Israel's national elections, PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas attempts to discredit Likud PM Netanyahu and affect his popularity. Chana Ya'ar, 21/01/2013 15:41
Barkat: Netanyahu Has Kept Jerusalem United

Barkat: Netanyahu Has Kept Jerusalem United

Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat on Monday endorsed Binyamin Netanyahu for reelection as Prime MinisterDavid Lev, 21/01/2013 15:12
Israel Police Presence to Secure Polls

Israel Police Presence to Secure Polls

Israel Police plan to deploy more than 20,000 officers to secure the sites on Election Day following several disturbing incidents.Chana Ya'ar, 21/01/2013 14:53
Report or Spin? Netanyahu May Keep Barak

Report or Spin? Netanyahu May Keep Barak

Channel 10 TV says PM Netanyahu may ask Ehud Barak to stay on as Defense Minister in order to keep Moshe Ya'alon away from the role.Elad Benari, 21/01/2013 04:44
Bayit Yehudi Fined Over Netanyahu-Bennett Ad

Bayit Yehudi Fined Over Netanyahu-Bennett Ad

72,000 shekel fine imposed on Jewish Home over its failure to remove ad that shows Netanyahu side-by-side with Bennett.Elad Benari, 21/01/2013 03:44
Left Outraged Over Kahlon Appointment

Left Outraged Over Kahlon Appointment

Labor, Yesh Atid and Hatnua slam Netanyahu over appointing outgoing Minister Moshe Kahlon as head of the Israel Lands Administration.Elad Benari, 21/01/2013 02:16
Election Day: Following the Leader?

Election Day: Following the Leader?

On the eve of Israel’s elections, the writer ponders the influence of leaders on the public- and vice versa. Yonatan Sredni, 21/01/2013 00:22
'Internet Filter Party' Drops Out of Election

'Internet Filter Party' Drops Out of Election

The Atid Echad party, which advocated the elimination of pornography, has dropped out of Tuesday's election raceDavid Lev, 21/01/2013 00:14
Jabotinsky on Bennett

Jabotinsky on Bennett

What happened to the legacy the Likud received from Jabotinsky? Could one imagine Ze’ev Jabotinsky attacking Yair Stern publicly? Ronn Torossian, CEO of 5WPR, 21/01/2013 00:11
Arab States Embrace Democracy – for Israeli Arabs

Arab States Embrace Democracy – for Israeli Arabs

The Arab League issued a call for Israeli Arabs to vote on Tuesday's elections, in order to prevent the Right from winningDavid Lev, 20/01/2013 22:36
Bennett Most Popular on Wikipedia

Bennett Most Popular on Wikipedia

Wikipedia reveals the most-searched people and parties in the 2013 elections.Maayana Miskin, 20/01/2013 22:26
IDF Begins to Vote; Sayeret Matkal Votes Monday

IDF Begins to Vote; Sayeret Matkal Votes Monday

Soldiers from the elite unit in which both Binyamin Netanyahu and Naftali Bennett served will vote one day early.Arutz Sheva, 20/01/2013 22:17
Kahlon Appointed to Head Land Administration

Kahlon Appointed to Head Land Administration

Timing of the popular figure's appointment is undoubtedly related to elections.Gil Ronen, 20/01/2013 20:36
Gimpel: Voters will See Through Leftist Smears

Gimpel: Voters will See Through Leftist Smears

Judge Rubinstein asks Kadima to provide him with video of Gimpel's statements on Temple Mount if it wants him to rule on disqualification.Gil Ronen, 20/01/2013 20:01
Lapid: I Want to be Rid of the Arabs

Lapid: I Want to be Rid of the Arabs

Yesh Atid chairman says Arabs don't want peace. All he wants is a fence between us and them.Gil Ronen, 20/01/2013 19:42
‘I Vote Israel’ on Campus Across the USA

‘I Vote Israel’ on Campus Across the USA

Advocates for Israel in the US are using the upcoming elections to educate their peers about its democracy via “I Vote Israel.”Chana Ya'ar, 20/01/2013 19:24
Photos: Sailors Vote Early in Ashdod

Photos: Sailors Vote Early in Ashdod

Naval combat soldiers who are going on a voyage were among the first Israelis to vote Sunday.Gil Ronen, 20/01/2013 17:37
Elections Preparation in Gear: Buses Ready

Elections Preparation in Gear: Buses Ready

Egged is preparing its buses for a high-demand day. Some eligible for free travel. Maayana Miskin, 20/01/2013 16:51
MK: ‘3 Bandits’ of Shas are Misleading Rabbi Yosef

MK: ‘3 Bandits’ of Shas are Misleading Rabbi Yosef

Bayit Yehudi MK, leading religious-Zionist rabbi in serious accusation: Shas higher-ups are deliberately misleading Shas spiritual leader.Maayana Miskin, 20/01/2013 16:08
Hareidi Elections Battle: Vote or No Vote?

Hareidi Elections Battle: Vote or No Vote?

While in most of Israel parties compete for votes, in the hareidi world the battle is between pro- and anti-voting agendas.Maayana Miskin, 20/01/2013 14:55
Gimpel: "Let's Get an A US Oleh into the Knesset"

Gimpel: "Let's Get an A US Oleh into the Knesset"

We need more Anglo immigrants and those here need an MK to turn to, like other immigrant groups have, says Bayit Yehudi candidate.Rochel Sylvetsky, 20/01/2013 14:19
Archives Reveal: Likud MK, Not Rabbi, ‘Anti Women’

Archives Reveal: Likud MK, Not Rabbi, ‘Anti Women’

It was a Likud MK, not Rabbi Ben-Dahan, who proposed cancelling the Knesset committee on women’s affairs.Maayana Miskin, 20/01/2013 13:15
Labor Head: Netanyahu Planning ‘Welfare Hell’

Labor Head: Netanyahu Planning ‘Welfare Hell’

Labor head attacks Netanyahu over his ‘no new taxes’ plan, warns life in Israel will be ‘financial chaos, social hell.’Maayana Miskin, 20/01/2013 10:36
Bennett: ‘We Must Be Doing Something Right'

Bennett: ‘We Must Be Doing Something Right'

Bayit Yehudi (Jewish Home) Chairman Naftali Bennett says a flurry of attacks from everyone means “We must be doing something right."Chana Ya'ar, 20/01/2013 10:13
Voting Begins, Soldiers Cast Ballots

Voting Begins, Soldiers Cast Ballots

Soldiers kick off the elections in Haifa, Ashdod. IDF sets up 150 wandering polling stations.Maayana Miskin, 20/01/2013 08:34
Rabbi Ovadia Slams Jewish Home

Rabbi Ovadia Slams Jewish Home

Shas's Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, seeing Shas losing ground, launches an unprecedented attack on Naftali Bennett's Jewish Home party.Elad Benari, 20/01/2013 05:07
Netanyahu Slams Bayit Yehudi over Women's Status

Netanyahu Slams Bayit Yehudi over Women's Status

"I won't accept refusal of orders and exclusion of women," PM says on TV, intimating that Bayit Yehudi, with 3 women in top spots, does.Gil Ronen, 19/01/2013 20:41
Gimpel Calm Under Fire over Dome of the Rock

Gimpel Calm Under Fire over Dome of the Rock

Bennett backs Gimpel after newscast featured video of him joking about blowing up the Dome of the Rock.Gil Ronen, 19/01/2013 20:04
Livni Attacks Bennett in Elevator Argument

Livni Attacks Bennett in Elevator Argument

Emotional incident indicates chances of coalition between the two parties are not great.Gil Ronen, 19/01/2013 19:18
Trump: Bibi Asked Me to Endorse Him

Trump: Bibi Asked Me to Endorse Him

Billionaire says Netanyahu called and asked if he would “do an ad or a statement” to support him.Gil Ronen, 19/01/2013 18:33