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Netanyahu: The school year will extend into July, at my expense"

Netanyahu: The school year will extend into July, at my expense"

The Prime Minister says that the government will take steps to fill in what students may have missed during the lockdowns.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/02/2021 20:32
Blue and White challenges Regev over flight exceptions committee

Blue and White challenges Regev over flight exceptions committee

Blue and White wants the government to examine anew the powers granted to the committee amid accusations of political favors to travelers.Shlomo Witty, 28/02/2021 15:31
Government approves Purim night curfew

Government approves Purim night curfew

Curfew to begin at 8:30 p.m. and end at 5:00 a.m. this Thursday, Friday, Shabbat. Defense Minister and Blue and White ministers supportArutz Sheva Staff, 23/02/2021 21:36
Dani Dayan wants 'a healing government in the spirit of Yitzchak Shamir'

Dani Dayan wants 'a healing government in the spirit of Yitzchak Shamir'

Former Consul to New York Dani Dayan: 'We are definitely a center-Right party, loyal to Eretz Yisrael, loyal to Jewish values.'Yoni Kempinski, 22/02/2021 19:21
Yaron Zelicha protests against government: 'Group of criminals led by Netanyahu'

Yaron Zelicha protests against government: 'Group of criminals led by Netanyahu'

Prof. Zelicha and Prof. Yoram Yuval call to prosecute PM and leaders of the haredi parties. 'They're responsible for the coronavirus crimes'Yoni Kempinski, 15/02/2021 19:14
'The government is a mess'

'The government is a mess'

Health Minister Edelstein has lost patience with the government's behavior in cabinet meetings.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/02/2021 11:34
Malls and hotels to open in defiance of COVID rules

Malls and hotels to open in defiance of COVID rules

A growing percentage of Israel's businesses are declaring their intention to reopen in defiance of government guidelines.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/02/2021 09:40
Efrat council chairman laments declining Jewish construction across the Green Line

Efrat council chairman laments declining Jewish construction across the Green Line

Head of Efrat Council says that waiting until a government change in both the USA and Israel was a mistake.Shlomo Witty, 20/01/2021 11:55
Ahead of lockdown: 8,164 new infections in one day

Ahead of lockdown: 8,164 new infections in one day

COVID death toll nears 3,500 after 52 deaths reported in last two days. Infection rate dips to 6.8%.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/01/2021 08:00
Government approves budget increase

Government approves budget increase

The funds will be allocated to special grants for the disabled population, educational programs and more.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/09/2020 06:40
Democracy or divine aristocracy for the People of Israel?

Democracy or divine aristocracy for the People of Israel?

Plato's list of types of regimes can be matched uncannily with what we are seeing today, with only the highest similar to a Torah regime.Ariel Natan Pasko, 29/06/2020 19:42
Examining Israel's 35th government

Examining Israel's 35th government

Israel has a government after three elections and more than a year, but it is cumbersome and far from unified. Nor is the Opposition. Op-ed.Frank Mecklenburg, 31/05/2020 10:24
Live: Inauguration of the 35th government

Live: Inauguration of the 35th government

New government to finally take effect after 500 days of campaigning, 3 elections.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/05/2020 13:15
Nir Barkat won't be appointed minister in next government

Nir Barkat won't be appointed minister in next government

Former J'lem mayor second, after Sa'ar, of top ten on Likud list who won't be minister. Dichter, Hanegbi apparently also left out of gov't.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/05/2020 12:31
Preview: The biggest government in Israel's history

Preview: The biggest government in Israel's history

Likud and Blue and White power-sharing yet incomplete, but preliminary picture of Netanyahu-Gantz government to be sworn in tonight emerges.Mordechai Sones, 14/05/2020 09:59
Government formation bill passed into law

Government formation bill passed into law

Later today, signatures of more than 61 Knesset members will be submitted to President, who will ask Netanyahu to form government.Mordechai Sones, 07/05/2020 11:12
Rivlin: The mandate will return to the Knesset tomorrow

Rivlin: The mandate will return to the Knesset tomorrow

President rejects Gantz's request to extend mandate, but neither will mandate be passed to Netanyahu.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/04/2020 14:08
Rivlin must decide on next stage by tomorrow

Rivlin must decide on next stage by tomorrow

As Gantz's mandate expires, president has several options for the next stage in efforts to form a government.Shimon Cohen, 12/04/2020 08:59
Chaos on the political front

Chaos on the political front

The chaos we are witnessing in the Israeli government may be the price of democracy, but that, too, must have its limits. People are furiious. Leonie Ben-Simon, 22/03/2020 00:50
Watch: Consultations with the president ahead of gov't formation

Watch: Consultations with the president ahead of gov't formation

President Rivlin meets with Knesset faction reps to receive their recommendations before announcing who will be tasked to form government.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/03/2020 11:00
INTO THE FRAY: No! Not all votes are equal!

INTO THE FRAY: No! Not all votes are equal!

There is—and should be--a qualitative difference (i.e. a structural inequality) between votes cast for parties that wish to undermine the Jewish nation-state and those who wish to protect and preserve it Dr. Martin Sherman, 13/03/2020 16:00
President to invite parties on Sunday

President to invite parties on Sunday

Various factions invited to recommend candidate to would form next government. Round of consultations shortened and will only last one day.Mordechai Sones, 09/03/2020 17:54
Shaked attempts to create basis for Right-leaning government

Shaked attempts to create basis for Right-leaning government

Former Justice Minister claims Liberman-haredi agreements can be reached to prevent election; 'No need to drag State into further elections'Mordechai Sones, 05/11/2019 20:01
Poll: Eastern Europeans fear for democracy's future

Poll: Eastern Europeans fear for democracy's future

Large survey shows most Eastern Europeans fear the fall of democracy, distrust the media.Nissan Tzur, 04/11/2019 10:45
Knesset Guard to secure Gantz

Knesset Guard to secure Gantz

Once mandate passes to Benny Gantz, security will be placed around him. Netanyahu summons representatives of Rightist bloc.Mordechai Sones, 22/10/2019 16:15
Gantz rules out joining gov't led by Netanyahu

Gantz rules out joining gov't led by Netanyahu

"Blue and White led by me will not agree to sit in a government with a leader against whom stands a severe indictment," Gantz says.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/09/2019 22:46
Liberman: 'We won't recommend Gantz in any case'

Liberman: 'We won't recommend Gantz in any case'

Yisrael Beyteinu Chairman in closed meeting: Even if PM fails to form coalition, party will not recommend Gantz in his place.Mordechai Sones, 13/05/2019 22:19
Israel allegedly ordered IDF: End operations before Eurovision

Israel allegedly ordered IDF: End operations before Eurovision

Government orders army to 'achieve necessary operational goals' in weekend fighting with Hamas before Independence Day and Eurovision.Sam Sokol - JTA, 06/05/2019 22:31
Netanyahu tasked with forming government

Netanyahu tasked with forming government

President Rivlin chooses Netanyahu to establish next coalition. 'For the fifth time, you have secured the support of this dear people.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/04/2019 20:34
Shaked: The government is no longer right-wing

Shaked: The government is no longer right-wing

Justice Minister explains why there is no reason for the continued existence of the government without Bennett as defense minister.Hezki Baruch, 18/11/2018 11:20
PM: '61' is not an option

PM: '61' is not an option

Netanyahu tells Likud ministers his goal is to stabilize government, but he won't agree to a coalition without Liberman.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/03/2018 11:51
Who broke into government spokesperson's home?

Who broke into government spokesperson's home?

Police investigate break-in at home of Public Security Minister's spokesperson.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/10/2017 15:31
Cabinet to give green light for new Binyamin region community

Cabinet to give green light for new Binyamin region community

Netanyahu to submit proposal allowing the continuation of construction of community for Amona expellees.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 01/09/2017 20:29
Arab MK resigns from Knesset

Arab MK resigns from Knesset

M Basel Ghattas submits resignation letter as part of plea bargain, will be replaced as MK within 48 hours.Hezki Baruch, 19/03/2017 11:01
The law which will limit left's access to information

The law which will limit left's access to information

New law cuts provision of free government information to leftist organizations since 'taxpayers shouldn't have to provide free info to EU.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/02/2017 08:10
Amir Peretz: I'm going to be Prime Minister

Amir Peretz: I'm going to be Prime Minister

Former Defense Minister vows to retake Labor leadership, then triumph in elections.Yoel Domb, 27/09/2016 09:30
Only half of Israelis are satisfied with the gov't

Only half of Israelis are satisfied with the gov't

Tel Aviv University and Israel Democracy Institute publish Peace Index revealing public perception on Netanyahu’s government.Shoshana Miskin, 09/05/2016 07:50
Israel’s “right-wing” government

Israel’s “right-wing” government

Is Israel's government right-wing or is it not? A look at facts on the ground. Ted Belman, 14/03/2016 10:56
Lapid predicts gov't will fall by end of the year

Lapid predicts gov't will fall by end of the year

Yesh Atid Chairman criticizes government for 'abandoning the political arena,' especially in regards to French ultimatum.Shoshana Miskin, 01/02/2016 12:51
71% of Israelis: Government failing in terror wave

71% of Israelis: Government failing in terror wave

Survey finds 61% of public feels their personal security has been harmed in Arab terror wave, and govt. isn't handling it properly.Ari Yashar, 01/01/2016 10:05
CEOs to meet students for a beer in Jerusalem

CEOs to meet students for a beer in Jerusalem

14 of Israel's major CEOs to join aspiring professionals in Jerusalem, for crucial advice, mentoring - and beers.Raphael Poch, 30/11/2015 11:54
Our Incompetent Prime Minister and Government

Our Incompetent Prime Minister and Government

Why are we waiting until we are attacked again?Walter Bingham, 03/07/2015 18:55
Expert: Netanyahu's Narrow Government Will Last

Expert: Netanyahu's Narrow Government Will Last

Despite 'empty threats' from opposition to topple government, even narrow coalition, with cohesion, could last its full term.Benny Toker, Cynthia Blank, 21/05/2015 09:58
Watch Live: Government Being Presented

Watch Live: Government Being Presented

The 34th government is being presented at the President's Residence.Arutz Sheva staff, 19/05/2015 14:38
Knesset Approves Netanyahu's New Coalition

Knesset Approves Netanyahu's New Coalition

Knesset approves Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu's new coalition by a vote of 61 to 59.Elad Benari, 15/05/2015 00:25
Will the Government be Sworn In Thursday?

Will the Government be Sworn In Thursday?

After Sunday cabinet meeting canceled, analysts speculate Netanyahu may postpone presentation of his fourth government until Monday.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, Cynthia Blank, 14/05/2015 11:29
Lapid Files Court Motion to Block Gov't Expansion

Lapid Files Court Motion to Block Gov't Expansion

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu is planning to increase the number of ministers in his government – if the High Court lets him.Moshe Cohen, 10/05/2015 21:41
Mogherini Congratulates Netanyahu, Urges Talks

Mogherini Congratulates Netanyahu, Urges Talks

EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs calls for resumption of peace talks with the end goal of a “two-state” solution.Elad Benari, Canada, 08/05/2015 23:31
Former Shas MK: Government Will be Short-Lived

Former Shas MK: Government Will be Short-Lived

Former MK Nissim Ze’ev predicts there will be too much friction in Netanyahu's new government for it to last long.Benny Toker, 07/05/2015 06:14
Herzog: No One Offered Me Foreign Ministry

Herzog: No One Offered Me Foreign Ministry

MK Yitzhak Herzog angrily denied a report that he had turned down an offer by Binyamin Netanyahu to be Israel's Foreign Minister.Moshe Cohen, 06/05/2015 22:53
Shas MK: Govt Will be Formed, Despite Misgivings

Shas MK: Govt Will be Formed, Despite Misgivings

Shas MK Yaakov Margi is very optimistic that things will work out with all of the Likud's “natural partners."Moshe Cohen, 19/04/2015 18:30
No Food? Blame the Government

No Food? Blame the Government

Lack of stable government, cancelled funds cause charity orgs to struggle to give food before Passover; at least 60,000 families affected.Tova Dvorin, 31/03/2015 11:41
MK Yogev: It's Time Obama Realized Who Won

MK Yogev: It's Time Obama Realized Who Won

MK Motti Yogev has requested that Ambassador Dan Shapiro tell Obama who won the election.Moshe Cohen, 30/03/2015 01:12
Jewish Home to Get Education, Welfare Portfolios

Jewish Home to Get Education, Welfare Portfolios

Jewish Home will take over several of the ministerial portfolios left behind by Yesh Atid and Hatnu'a.Moshe Cohen, 24/12/2014 22:18
Watch: Arutz Sheva TV's Daily Edition

Watch: Arutz Sheva TV's Daily Edition

Government will support the south. School year begins. Lapid: demilitarize Gaza next. Licking honey of holy letters.Yoni Kempinski, 01/09/2014 03:24
Diskin: What Would We Do With Gaza, Anyway?

Diskin: What Would We Do With Gaza, Anyway?

Former Shin Bet director slams right wing MKs, and accuses them of 'playing to the crowd' with their tough talk.Yaakov Levi, 02/07/2014 13:16
'Israeli-Arab Terrorists Releases or No Deal'

'Israeli-Arab Terrorists Releases or No Deal'

Senior government officials say the controversial releases are key to continuing peace talks, despite 'zero chance' of success.Hezki Baruch and Tova Dvorin, 12/04/2014 21:35