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'Don't close the door on a large union'

'Don't close the door on a large union'

The United Right list calls to Otzma Yehudit to join them. Otzma Yehudit responds: 'You're offering an unrealistic proposal.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/07/2019 21:41
'Netanyahu doesn't want right-wing government'

'Netanyahu doesn't want right-wing government'

Leaders of new United Right-New Right technical bloc say PM Netanyahu's refusal to help out is because he wants to form a unity government.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/07/2019 11:23
'Unity is order of the day; we made compromise'

'Unity is order of the day; we made compromise'

New Right chair speaks outside her home in Tel Aviv. 'Unity on Right is order of the day; public will not forgive those who won't allow it.'Yoni Kempinski, 25/07/2019 12:12
Netanyahu strategy to obstruct New Right

Netanyahu strategy to obstruct New Right

PM summons Jewish Home Chair Peretz, pressing him to close deal with Otzma Yehudit in attempt to foil Shaked/Bennett Knesset comeback.Mordechai Sones, 25/07/2019 10:19
Otzma Yehudit reveals conditions for joining United Right

Otzma Yehudit reveals conditions for joining United Right

Attorney Itamar Ben Gvir says Otzma won't accept same deal with United Right it agreed to in previous election.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/07/2019 13:15
'Netanyahu working to thwart large unification on Right'

'Netanyahu working to thwart large unification on Right'

Senior Right Parties Union official strongly attacks Netanyahu family over report PM pressing for union with Otzma before Shaked and BennettMordechai Sones, 23/07/2019 22:08
Lapid tells New Right: Don't join 'Kahanists'

Lapid tells New Right: Don't join 'Kahanists'

Blue and White's MK Lapid urges Naftali Bennett, Ayelet Shaked, to 'remember why Jerusalem was destroyed,' avoid merging with Kahanists.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/07/2019 16:11
Why did the Israeli Supreme Court ban Otzma Yehudit candidate?

Why did the Israeli Supreme Court ban Otzma Yehudit candidate?

Justices release document explaining decision to bar Otma Yedudit candidate and former MK, Dr. Michael Ben Ari, from running for Knesset.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/07/2019 18:14
Ayelet Shaked teaming up with Otzma to oust Peretz?

Ayelet Shaked teaming up with Otzma to oust Peretz?

Ex-Justice Minister reportedly forming unlikely alliance with Otzma leader to pressure United Right to replace chief Rafi Peretz with ShakedArutz Sheva Staff, 14/07/2019 22:23
Rabbi Peretz: No joint ticket with Otzma if Baruch Marzel runs

Rabbi Peretz: No joint ticket with Otzma if Baruch Marzel runs

Jewish Home leader conditions renewal of agreement with Otzma Yehudit on former aide to Rabbi Meir Kahane not running.Gary Willig, 04/07/2019 19:51
Rabbi Peretz reacts: 'We very much honor agreements'

Rabbi Peretz reacts: 'We very much honor agreements'

Rabbi Peretz rejects Otzma Yehudit claims he violated agreement with them: 'We want to unite the ranks.'Mordechai Sones, 25/06/2019 22:58
Smotrich: Here's why Otzma candidate isn't an MK

Smotrich: Here's why Otzma candidate isn't an MK

United Right leader says party tried to keep promise with Otzma Yehudit faction, but cannot, because the 21st Knesset is a temporary gov't.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/06/2019 12:46
Otzma Yehudit splits from United Right

Otzma Yehudit splits from United Right

Otzma Yehudit faction announces its departure from the United Right, cutting ties with Jewish Home and National Union.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/06/2019 07:46
Atlanta Orthodox synagogue breaks from Young Israel after spat

Atlanta Orthodox synagogue breaks from Young Israel after spat

Synagogue had opposed national movement's support for Netanyahu's orchestration of Jewish Home-Otzma Yehudit merger.Ben Sales, JTA, 13/06/2019 09:02
Could United Right break apart?

Could United Right break apart?

Jewish Home party reportedly considering splitting from Otzma Yehudit after finding joint list did not increase voter turnout.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/06/2019 12:34
'We'll keep our promises - Itamar Ben-Gvir will be an MK'

'We'll keep our promises - Itamar Ben-Gvir will be an MK'

Jewish Home chief vows to keep promise to get Otzma Yehudit candidate into Knesset, will resign from Knesset using Norwegian Law.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/04/2019 09:44
Otzma Yehudit activists block Gaza crossing

Otzma Yehudit activists block Gaza crossing

Truck driver headed to Gaza attempted to stab protesters, Otzma Yehudit activists claim. Driver in turn says activists beat him.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/04/2019 09:27
AG: United Right Knesset list cannot be changed

AG: United Right Knesset list cannot be changed

A-G Mandelblit says it is illegal to change United Right list following court decision to disqualify Otzma Yehudit candidate Michael Ben-AriGary Willig, 20/03/2019 15:18
Will murdered rabbi's student become Knesset Member for Otzma?

Will murdered rabbi's student become Knesset Member for Otzma?

26-year-old student of rabbi who was murdered by terrorist this week could become the Knesset's most unlikely member.David Rosenberg, 19/03/2019 13:03
Will AG okay deal restoring Otzma Yehudit's 'safe' Knesset seat?

Will AG okay deal restoring Otzma Yehudit's 'safe' Knesset seat?

Right-wing party looking to replace Knesset candidate disqualified by court. But will AG approve last-minute changes to Knesset list?Ido Ben Porat, 19/03/2019 11:12
United Right demands Ben-Gvir be moved up to 5th place

United Right demands Ben-Gvir be moved up to 5th place

Jewish Home, National Union chairmen write to Central Elections Committee asking to change list after High Court disqualifies candidate.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/03/2019 18:04
President of Reform movement: A huge victory

President of Reform movement: A huge victory

President of Union for Reform Judaism welcomes Supreme Court’s decision to disqualify Ben-Ari from running in the upcoming elections.Reut Hadar, 18/03/2019 05:04
Otzma Yehudit publishes list of demands

Otzma Yehudit publishes list of demands

Otzma Yehudit presents list of demands after Ben-Ari's disqualification.Eliran Aharon, 18/03/2019 03:00
Arab parties in, Otzma Yehudit candidate out

Arab parties in, Otzma Yehudit candidate out

Court overturns election committee decision to permit former MK Michael Ben-Ari to run for 21st Knesset - but permits Arab parties to run.David Rosenberg, 17/03/2019 19:56
Baruch Marzel to become a minister?

Baruch Marzel to become a minister?

Otzma Yehudit demands activist Baruch Marzel be made a minister if High Court disqualifies candidacy of Michael Ben Ari.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/03/2019 07:26
Supreme Court weighs ban on Otzma Yehudit candidates

Supreme Court weighs ban on Otzma Yehudit candidates

Supporters of right-wing faction face off against Arab activists outside of hearing as Supreme Court considers ban on Otzma Yehudit.Hezki Baruch, 14/03/2019 12:36
'We hope the court does what's right'

'We hope the court does what's right'

Supreme Court to discuss the appeal of the Reform movement against the decision to allow Ben-Ari and Ben-Gvir to run for Knesset.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/03/2019 01:11
A-G: Reject Ben-Ari and Ben-Gvir's appeal

A-G: Reject Ben-Ari and Ben-Gvir's appeal

Attorney General says Otzma Yehudit members' appeal against approval of Hadash-Ta'al to run in the elections should be rejected.Ben Ariel, 13/03/2019 01:11
Netanyahu could be elected Israel's next Prime Minister

Netanyahu could be elected Israel's next Prime Minister

The three main developments harming Netanyahu's chances can all be neutralized or reversed. David Singer, 11/03/2019 00:47
How often can we bury Kahane?

How often can we bury Kahane?

The same people who are fine with ANYBODY getting into our Congress here, their Knesset there, are horrified at what they see as the second-coming of Kahane in Israel. Jack Engelhard, 08/03/2019 08:43
'Whoever rejects Jewish extremists supports terrorism'

'Whoever rejects Jewish extremists supports terrorism'

Ramat Gan Chief Rabbi condemns move against Otzma unification with rightist parties; 'In emergency, no place to quibble over representation'Rabbi Yaakov Ariel, 07/03/2019 13:44
Balad disqualified from running for the Knesset

Balad disqualified from running for the Knesset

Central Elections Committee accepts petition of Likud and Otzma Yehudit, disqualifies Balad from running for the 21st Knesset.Hezki Baruch, 06/03/2019 23:29
Otzma Yehudit leader allowed to run for Knesset

Otzma Yehudit leader allowed to run for Knesset

Elections committee narrowly dismisses petition against candidacy of Michael Ben-Ari, clearing way for Knesset run.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/03/2019 18:23
'Kahane was a leader, we are not racists'

'Kahane was a leader, we are not racists'

Otzma Yehudit candidate defends party from charges of racism, says party must be judged on current positions, not those of Meir Kahane.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/03/2019 17:12
Watch: Otzma candidate clashes with leftist MKs

Watch: Otzma candidate clashes with leftist MKs

Right-wing candidate sues Labor MK at committee hearing, clashes with Arab MK ahead of vote to ban Otzma Yehudit and Arab nationalist party.David Rosenberg, 06/03/2019 13:05
Otzma candidate likely to be permitted to run for Knesset

Otzma candidate likely to be permitted to run for Knesset

With support from the New Right, Yisrael Beytenu, Otzma Yehudit candidate expected to win vote, be permitted to run for Knesset.David Rosenberg, 06/03/2019 10:17
Otzma Yehudit: There's a limit to hypocrisy

Otzma Yehudit: There's a limit to hypocrisy

Otzma Yehudit responds after A-G says Michael Ben-Ari should be disqualified from running for Knesset.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/03/2019 00:11
Attorney General: Disqualify Michael Ben-Ari

Attorney General: Disqualify Michael Ben-Ari

Legal opinion by Mandelblit says Ben-Ari should be disqualified, but does not object to Itamar Ben-Gvir running for Knesset.Elad Benari, 05/03/2019 23:19
Politics, prejudice and platforms - the Otzma Yehudit debate

Politics, prejudice and platforms - the Otzma Yehudit debate

To my fellow and sister American Jews,  individual religious leaders and organizations, I express utter dismay with your  interference in the Israeli political process. Lila Lowell, 05/03/2019 07:45
A-G against disqualifying Arab parties

A-G against disqualifying Arab parties

Attorney General informs Central Elections Committee that he opposes the disqualification of the Arab parties.Elad Benari, 05/03/2019 01:07
Attorney General: Otzma Yehudit video does not violate law

Attorney General: Otzma Yehudit video does not violate law

Mandelblit expresses reservations about video content but rules petition by Arab parties against it be rejected.Mordechai Sones, 04/03/2019 22:51
Itamar Ben Gvir: 'The crazy Left is breaking records'

Itamar Ben Gvir: 'The crazy Left is breaking records'

Itamar Ben-Gvir convinced petitions filed by Left to disqualify Otzma will be rejected. 'Sources in our camp provided them the fuel.'Benny Toker, 04/03/2019 18:03
'I told Gantz: We won't join your coalition'

'I told Gantz: We won't join your coalition'

Rabbi Rafi Peretz explains why he is running with Otzma Yehudit, and why he ruled out joining a coalition led by Benny Gantz.Yoni Kempinski, 03/03/2019 22:21
Joint Arab List furious: 'Insane and murderous video'

Joint Arab List furious: 'Insane and murderous video'

Joint List attacks new Otzma Yehudit campaign video, 'an insane and murderous video,' calling on Netanyahu to resign.Mordechai Sones, 03/03/2019 18:42
The janitor's Meir Kahane

The janitor's Meir Kahane

Kahane spoke of Jewish pain and power. Of Asuchwitz and of American Jewish passivity. He protected elderly Jews and fought for Soviet Jewry, but he also had followers who commitedreprehensible actions. Echad Me'echai, 03/03/2019 18:30
22 Young Israel synagogues oppose nat'l org's defense of merger

22 Young Israel synagogues oppose nat'l org's defense of merger

Synagogues condemn Young Israel's defense of Netanyahu's political deal resulting in merger of Jewish Home and Otzma Yehudit.Ben Sales, JTA, 03/03/2019 11:53
The Left's hypocritical virtue-signaling over the Otzma Yehudit deal

The Left's hypocritical virtue-signaling over the Otzma Yehudit deal

What was on the table: Either Jewish Home and Otzma merge for the election, assuring a continuing religious-right Government, or they run alone, handing the Government to the Left even though the Left will have fewer votes and reflect the minority. Rabbi Prof. Dov Fischer, 27/02/2019 17:34
Minnesota senator blasts Otzma Yehudit - Jewish Home alliance

Minnesota senator blasts Otzma Yehudit - Jewish Home alliance

Senator running for Democratic nomination for president slams alliance between Jewish Home and Otzma Yehudit. 'This is wrong.'Marcy Oster, JTA, 27/02/2019 08:27
Otzma Yehudit to be part of Judicial Selection Committee

Otzma Yehudit to be part of Judicial Selection Committee

Details of agreement between Jewish Home-National Union and Otzma yehudit revealed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/02/2019 02:41
Noah Siegel is dangerous; I know because I read his article

Noah Siegel is dangerous; I know because I read his article

Labeling Israeli citizens 'racists' to disarm and deny them democratic access may be the true fascism we need protection from. Opinion.Mordechai Sones, 26/02/2019 23:39
Yesh Atid calls to disqualify Otzma Yehudit

Yesh Atid calls to disqualify Otzma Yehudit

Yesh Atid joins request to disqualify Otzma candidates; committee will therefore have to hold discussion on issue.Mordechai Sones, 26/02/2019 19:51
'Condemnations of Israeli party reflect double standard'

'Condemnations of Israeli party reflect double standard'

Coalition for Jewish Values rabbis: 'Positions moderate compared to statements, positions, outright support for terror of several Arab MKs.'Mordechai Sones, 26/02/2019 17:07
Rabbi Druckman: 'Comparison with Nazis immoral'

Rabbi Druckman: 'Comparison with Nazis immoral'

Rabbi Chaim Druckman harshly criticizes comparison of Otzma to Nazis: 'I've no words to express my condemnation of this immoral act.'Shimon Cohen, 26/02/2019 16:38
Bennett clarifies: I reject left's demand to bar Otzma Yehudit

Bennett clarifies: I reject left's demand to bar Otzma Yehudit

“I reject left's demand to prevent Otzma Yehudit from running for Knesset while relying on Arab parties undermining existence of the state.”Yoni Kempinski, 26/02/2019 16:10
Israeli elections: Was Kahane racist?

Israeli elections: Was Kahane racist?

Racism is not a charge to be bandied about lightly, but in the case of Kahane, it is used without qualifications. David Rubin, 26/02/2019 08:56
Meretz demands: Disqualify Otzma Yehudit

Meretz demands: Disqualify Otzma Yehudit

Party turns to Central Elections Committee asking to disqualify party members Michael Ben Ari and Adv. Itamar Ben Gvir from Knesset run.Mordechai Sones, 25/02/2019 19:54
AIPAC – lobbying for which side?

AIPAC – lobbying for which side?

They are indeed a “powerful lobby” in favor of Israel, but they may yet be a more powerful lobby against Israel. Jack Engelhard, 25/02/2019 17:31