Poll: Likud rises to 32 as Yesh Atid soars to 18

Poll: Likud rises to 32 as Yesh Atid soars to 18

New left-wing alliances could pose serious threat to Netanyahu, new poll shows, with Labor crossing electoral threshold once again.David Rosenberg, Sunday, 10:05 PM
Poll: Likud 31, Yamina 11, Religious Zionism Party - 0

Poll: Likud 31, Yamina 11, Religious Zionism Party - 0

After splitting off from Yamina, Smotrich's new party fails to cross threshold in poll, while Likud continues to regain its strength.David Rosenberg, Friday, 8:45 AM
Democracy doesn't mean what B'Tselem thinks it means

Democracy doesn't mean what B'Tselem thinks it means

B’Tselem should try to have the Israeli public elect those who subscribe to its beliefs to the Knesset. That is democratic. Op-ed.Eytan Meir, Thursday, 7:00 AM
Jewish Home chairwoman answers a range of questions on her first day

Jewish Home chairwoman answers a range of questions on her first day

Hagit Moshe talks about party alliances, the road to the Knesset, and the Prime Minister's alleged intervention in her party's primaries.Uzi Baruch, Wednesday, 2:49 PM
Poll: 'Never Bibi' bloc nets absolute majority in Knesset

Poll: 'Never Bibi' bloc nets absolute majority in Knesset

Smotrich's Religious Zionist Party crosses threshold with 4 seats in latest poll, as Yamina sinks to lowest level since JuneDavid Rosenberg, 1/19/2021, 10:19 AM
The Knesset bids farewell to Ambassador David Friedman

The Knesset bids farewell to Ambassador David Friedman

'Our most important accomplishment was recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital,' says Friedman. 'It strengthened US around the world.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/11/2021, 11:53 AM
Poll: 'Never Netanyahu' bloc wins 60 seats, denying PM majority

Poll: 'Never Netanyahu' bloc wins 60 seats, denying PM majority

Religious Zionism party led by Bezalel Smotrich receives 4 seats in latest poll, while Yamina wins 14 as rightist bloc hits 60 seats.David Rosenberg, 1/11/2021, 8:48 AM
Poll: Likud 28, New Hope 18, Yamina 13

Poll: Likud 28, New Hope 18, Yamina 13

Blue and White barely crosses threshold in latest poll, as Likud falls and New Hope gains ground.David Rosenberg, 1/8/2021, 10:02 AM
MK Rafi Peretz will not lead Jewish Home in upcoming elections

MK Rafi Peretz will not lead Jewish Home in upcoming elections

Jewish Home leader Peretz has released a statement saying that he will be leaving the political arena.Shlomo Witty, 1/5/2021, 4:24 PM
Poll: Likud 29 seats - Blue and White 0

Poll: Likud 29 seats - Blue and White 0

Likud regains lost seats in latest poll, as Blue and White is poised to disappear from the Knesset.David Rosenberg, 1/1/2021, 8:00 AM
Poll: Likud 27, left-wing union 25

Poll: Likud 27, left-wing union 25

Half of Israelis back imposing tougher lockdown, while half oppose further restrictions, new poll shows.David Rosenberg, 12/30/2020, 11:24 AM
Poll: Blue and White barely crossing electoral threshold

Poll: Blue and White barely crossing electoral threshold

New Hope surges to 21 seats as the Likud falls to 26, giving anti-Netanyahu bloc a 61 seat majority - even without Meretz or Joint Arab ListDavid Rosenberg, 12/25/2020, 11:53 AM
Poll: 'Never Netanyahu' bloc gets majority in the Knesset

Poll: 'Never Netanyahu' bloc gets majority in the Knesset

New poll shows parties who refuse to sit with Netanyahu would win a majority of seats. But can they form a government of their own?David Rosenberg, 12/23/2020, 12:53 PM
23rd Knesset dissolved, Israel going to elections

23rd Knesset dissolved, Israel going to elections

Knesset's term comes to an end after 2020 budget was not approved. In accordance with the law, election will be held in about 90 days.Hezki Baruch, 12/22/2020, 11:59 PM
Poll: Likud 29, New Hope 20, Yamina 14

Poll: Likud 29, New Hope 20, Yamina 14

Just one in three Israelis wants current government to remain in power and avoid new elections, new poll finds.David Rosenberg, 12/22/2020, 9:11 AM
Knesset to dissolve within 24 hours

Knesset to dissolve within 24 hours

Knesset fails to pass first reading of bill that would have postponed deadline for approval of the budget.Hezki Baruch, 12/22/2020, 1:07 AM
Deal averting government collapse to go up for vote Monday

Deal averting government collapse to go up for vote Monday

Knesset to vote Monday on deal between Blue and White, Likud to avoid snap elections, give more time to reach budget compromise.Arutz Sheva Staff, AFP, 12/21/2020, 1:55 PM
Poll: Likud's lead over New Hope falls to single digits

Poll: Likud's lead over New Hope falls to single digits

Israelis not rushing to take new coronavirus vaccines, new poll shows. Netanyahu remains favorite candidate for premiership.David Rosenberg, 12/20/2020, 10:56 PM
Poll: Likud 29, New Hope 19, Yamina 13

Poll: Likud 29, New Hope 19, Yamina 13

Netanyahu the top candidate for prime minister, followed by Gideon Sa'ar, with Bennett and Lapid tied for third place.David Rosenberg, 12/18/2020, 9:06 AM
Dissolution of Knesset: Tuesday night

Dissolution of Knesset: Tuesday night

Knesset issues clarification that if no state budget is passed by midnight next Tuesday the legislature will dissolve.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/16/2020, 4:25 PM
MK Tehila Friedman: Israel should consult with Diaspora Jewry

MK Tehila Friedman: Israel should consult with Diaspora Jewry

Blue and White MK speaks about her new legislation which calls for the government to consult with Diaspora Jewry on issues that impact them.Yoni Kempinski, 12/15/2020, 11:56 PM
Likud blocking Knesset vote to force new elections

Likud blocking Knesset vote to force new elections

Likud uses procedural measures to prevent bill dissolving the Knesset from being brought to a vote. But will it stop early elections?David Rosenberg, 12/14/2020, 1:00 PM
MK Friedman: We will not give up on Jewish Diaspora

MK Friedman: We will not give up on Jewish Diaspora

Watch: MK Tehila Friedman (Blue and White) spoke during a special Knesset session on strengthening connections with Jewish DiasporaMK Tehila Friedman, 12/14/2020, 10:38 AM
Poll: Likud 28, Sa'ar 20, Yamina 12

Poll: Likud 28, Sa'ar 20, Yamina 12

Yamina plummets by 10 seats in latest poll, with Bennett falling to 4th place as most popular candidate for PM, behind Sa'ar and Lapid.David Rosenberg, 12/11/2020, 12:30 PM
Poll: Likud 27, Sa'ar 21, Yamina 15

Poll: Likud 27, Sa'ar 21, Yamina 15

New poll shows ex-Likud MKs party surging with addition of Coronavirus Committee chairwoman and former IDF chief, as Yamina plunges.David Rosenberg, 12/11/2020, 8:52 AM
Date for new elections: March 16th, 2021

Date for new elections: March 16th, 2021

Push to dissolve Knesset gains momentum, with Knesset committee green-lighting the bill, clearing way for first of three votes.David Rosenberg, 12/9/2020, 1:46 PM
Netanyahu rival Gideon Sa'ar resigns from the Knesset

Netanyahu rival Gideon Sa'ar resigns from the Knesset

MK who ran against Netanyahu for leadership of the Likud resigns from the Knesset after announcing plans to challenge PM with new party.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/9/2020, 1:02 PM
Poll: Likud 25, Gideon Sa'ar 17

Poll: Likud 25, Gideon Sa'ar 17

First poll after Gideon Sa'ar announces formation of new party shows him in third place with 17 seats, denying Netanyahu a majority.David Rosenberg, 12/9/2020, 7:51 AM
Poll: Likud 29, Yamina 22

Poll: Likud 29, Yamina 22

As Knesset moves closer to dissolving itself and forcing new elections, right-wing bloc holds 22-seat lead over the Left.David Rosenberg, 12/4/2020, 9:00 AM
Lapid: I want to unite everyone into one centrist party

Lapid: I want to unite everyone into one centrist party

Opposition leader says Yesh Atid can be an alternative to the government if other parties join it to form one unified party.Ben Ariel, 12/4/2020, 2:05 AM
Dissolution of 23rd Knesset approved in preliminary reading

Dissolution of 23rd Knesset approved in preliminary reading

Bill to dissolve Knesset passes in preliminary reading, with 61 MKs in support, 54 against.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/2/2020, 3:34 PM
Poll: Likud 29, Yamina 23

Poll: Likud 29, Yamina 23

With Knesset poised to vote on its own dissolution and early elections, Netanyahu maintains lead - but with Bennett trailing by just 6 seatsDavid Rosenberg, 12/2/2020, 10:51 AM
Dissolution of Knesset to be approved in preliminary vote today

Dissolution of Knesset to be approved in preliminary vote today

With Blue and White's declaration of support, bill to dissolve the Knesset expected to be approved Wednesday.Hezki Baruch, 12/2/2020, 7:34 AM
Yisrael Beytenu MK: An alternative government can be formed

Yisrael Beytenu MK: An alternative government can be formed

MK Evgeny Sova tells Arutz Sheva: Blue and White need to come to their senses and vote in favor of dissolving the Knesset.Hezki Baruch, 12/1/2020, 6:45 AM
Poll: Likud 29, Yamina 23

Poll: Likud 29, Yamina 23

Likud ends its decline in the polls, regaining two seats, as Yamina dips. Right-wing bloc leads Left with 67 seats.David Rosenberg, 11/27/2020, 8:00 AM
Yesh Atid pushes to dissolve the Knesset

Yesh Atid pushes to dissolve the Knesset

'Netanyahu says the situation is excellent. What planet is he on?' Yair Lapid announces new bill to dissolve Knesset, force snap elections.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/23/2020, 2:55 PM
Poll: Likud's lead over Yamina drops to all-time low

Poll: Likud's lead over Yamina drops to all-time low

Yamina rises to 24 seats in latest poll, as Likud falls to just 27 seats,David Rosenberg, 11/20/2020, 8:45 AM
Israeli Right hits record high, as Left plummets to all-time low

Israeli Right hits record high, as Left plummets to all-time low

New poll shows Yamina rising to 23 seats, with right-wing bloc soaring to highest level in a decade of polling.David Rosenberg, 11/13/2020, 8:40 AM
Poll: Likud falls to 30, Yamina rises to 20

Poll: Likud falls to 30, Yamina rises to 20

Right-wing would win solid majority if new elections were held today rising to 66 seats, with Yamina becoming Knesset's second largest partyDavid Rosenberg, 11/11/2020, 11:38 AM
Poll: Likud 29, Yamina 22

Poll: Likud 29, Yamina 22

Right-wing bloc would win 66 seats if new elections held today, while left-wing bloc trails by 20 seats.David Rosenberg, 11/3/2020, 2:06 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
Poll: Likud 29, Yamina 22

Poll: Likud 29, Yamina 22

Netanyahu still favorite choice as premier - even as majority disapprove of his job performance and handling of coronavirus crisis.David Rosenberg, 11/1/2020, 9:36 PM
Poll: Likud 28, Yamina 21

Poll: Likud 28, Yamina 21

After halting losses, Likud falls again, sinking below 30 seats, as Yamina gains ground. But Netanyahu still preferred over Bennett as PM.David Rosenberg, 10/30/2020, 9:16 AM
Uproar in Knesset after vote on Submarine Affair canceled

Uproar in Knesset after vote on Submarine Affair canceled

Opposition MKs storm out after Knesset Speaker cancels vote to establish a commission of inquiry into the Submarine Affair.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/21/2020, 4:31 PM
Knesset approves peace deal with UAE

Knesset approves peace deal with UAE

Peace agreement approved by a vote of 80-13. Netanyahu: You don't wait for the Palestinians to make peace.Gary Willig, 10/15/2020, 8:21 PM
Rivlin: The air is ready to explode

Rivlin: The air is ready to explode

President warns of danger of current sectarian strife at opening of Knesset winter session.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/12/2020, 4:59 PM
MK Yair Lapid: Government not fit to lead country through crisis

MK Yair Lapid: Government not fit to lead country through crisis

Leader of the Opposition, Yesh Atid chairman, opened his faction meeting with a call on MKs to support a 'no confidence vote'Yoni Kempinski, 10/12/2020, 3:00 PM
Poll: Yamina 22, Likud 27

Poll: Yamina 22, Likud 27

Yamina continues to gain seats in latest poll, closing in on the Likud, which falls to 27 seats. Rightist bloc leads with 65 seats.David Rosenberg, 10/9/2020, 9:55 AM
Knesset approves restrictions on prayers and demonstrations

Knesset approves restrictions on prayers and demonstrations

Israelis are banned from visiting sukkah of people they do not live with under new regulations.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/1/2020, 9:27 PM
Knesset approves bill restricting demonstrations during full lockdown

Knesset approves bill restricting demonstrations during full lockdown

Following stormy debate, Knesset approves second and third readings of bill restricting demonstrations during a full lockdown.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/30/2020, 5:09 AM
Knesset to discuss restricting demonstrations

Knesset to discuss restricting demonstrations

Constitution Committee to discuss possibility of restricting demonstrators to a distance of up to one kilometer from their homes.Hezki Baruch, 9/29/2020, 5:09 AM
Opposition MKs block bill to limit protests and public prayers during pandemic

Opposition MKs block bill to limit protests and public prayers during pandemic

With just hours left until tighter lockdown goes into effect, Knesset deadlocked over Likud's bid to limit protests and prayers.David Rosenberg, 9/25/2020, 11:35 AM
Left-wing protesters block entrance to Knesset

Left-wing protesters block entrance to Knesset

Demonstrators block vehicle access to the Knesset during debate on amendment to restrict demonstrations during lockdown.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/24/2020, 3:33 PM
Poll: Likud 30, Yamina 20

Poll: Likud 30, Yamina 20

Yesh Atid voters hemorrhaging voters to Yamina, bolstering right-wing bloc and propelling Yamina into second place behind the Likud.David Rosenberg, 9/20/2020, 9:35 PM
Poll: Likud 28, Yesh Atid 20

Poll: Likud 28, Yesh Atid 20

Right-wing bloc fails to secure majority in latest poll, as Likud and Yamina lose ground. Likud falls to just 28 seats.David Rosenberg, 8/27/2020, 8:54 AM
Deputy Minister of Internal Security tests positive for coronavirus

Deputy Minister of Internal Security tests positive for coronavirus

Knesset Sergeant-at-Arms informed that Deputy Minister Gadi Yevarkan tested positive for coronavirus.Hezki Baruch, 8/26/2020, 5:34 AM
Knesset approves bill to push off budget deadline

Knesset approves bill to push off budget deadline

Final vote delays the deadline to pass the state budget by 120 days right before the Knesset would have been dissolved.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/24/2020, 10:20 PM