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Nir Orbach looks to replace Rabbi Rafi Peretz as Jewish Home leader

Nir Orbach has announced his plans to run for party leadership in the wake of Peretz's resignation.

Nir Orbach looks to replace Rabbi Rafi Peretz

Jewish Home chief Rafi Peretz considering leaving politics

Report: Jerusalem Affairs Minister Rafi Peretz weighing departure from politics, will make decision in matter of days.

Jewish Home chief Rafi Peretz considering leaving politics

Former Jewish Home MK Motti Yogev: The public no longer trusts us

"If Jewish Home holds primaries, I'll stand for party leader."

Former Jewish Home MK Yogev: The public no longer trusts us

Jewish Home: Primaries for chairman and party list

'If Knesset dissolves December 23, there'll be primaries. If there's compromise, we'll begin process of renewing party.'

Jewish Home: Primaries for chairman and party list

Rabbi Rafi Peretz: Religious Zionist youth won't serve in mixed units

"Standards will have to be lowered if women are allowed into elite units - someone will have to take responsibility for the consequences."

Rabbi Peretz: Religious Zionist youth won't serve in mixed units

'Connecting to our mother Rachel's heritage of consolation'

Heritage and Jerusalem Minister sees heritage of our Mother Rachel as great consolation for the People of Israel even in difficult times.

'Connecting to our mother Rachel's heritage of consolation'player

Problem of yeshiva students solved

Demand by Minister Rabbi Rafi Peretz accepted: Post H.S.and hesder yeshiva students may stay in yeshiva until Yom Kippur, then return home.

Problem of yeshiva students solved

Naftali Bennett: 'Yamina will not be a sectarian party'

Yamina Chairman speaks to activists ahead of Rosh Hashanah saying he aims for party to be 'all-Israeli'.

Naftali Bennett: 'Yamina will not be a sectarian party'

Minister Rafi Peretz tests positive for coronavirus

Rabbi Rafi Peretz, former Education Minister, confirms positive coronavirus test. 'I feel good right now.'

Jerusalem Minister tests positive for coronavirus

'To this day I've heard no apology from Yair Lapid'

Minister Rabbi Rafi Peretz attacks Opposition Chairman's conduct during Gush Katif expulsion: 'Perhaps for him it was a victory.'

'To this day I've heard no apology from Yair Lapid'player

Can Jerusalem tourism be saved from the clutches of COVID-19?

With CV-19 virus not allowing flights in and out of the country, the tourism industry in Israel may have gotten the boost it badly needed.

Can Jerusalem tourism be saved from the clutches of COVID-19?

Jewish Home formally splits off from Yamina

Knesset backs Minister Rafi Peretz's request to break off from the Yamina party, establish Jewish Home as a separate Knesset faction.

Jewish Home formally splits off from Yaminaplayer

Next week's hearing to determine Rafi Peretz's political future

Yamina will petition the Knesset to consider Peretz a 'retired MK.' The vote is likely to determine his political fate.

Next week's hearing to determine Rafi Peretz's political future

Growing calls for Rafi Peretz to resign from government

After watchdog group calls on AG to press Jerusalem Affairs Minister to drop out of gov't, second group says Peretz cannot serve as minister

Growing calls for Rafi Peretz to resign from government

Will Rafi Peretz be kicked out of gov't, barred from running again?

NGO claims Jerusalem Affairs Minister Rafi Peretz illegally serving in government, must be removed and barred from running in next election.

Will Peretz be kicked out of gov't, barred from running again?

Rabbi Peretz: Cannabis use will lead to more dangerous drugs

Minister of Jerusalem, Rabbi Peretz on law legalizing cannabis use 'Relief for sick - yes, gateway to world of drugs for teenagers - no.'

Rabbi Peretz: Cannabis use will lead to more dangerous drugs

Rafi Peretz on Deal of the Century: 'We won't buy a pig in a poke'

Minister Rafi Peretz tours Psagot: 'In Oslo they abandoned heritage sites, I won't let that happen in Deal of the Century.'

Rafi Peretz on Deal of Century: 'We won't buy a pig in a poke'player

Jerusalem College of Technology gets new state-of-the-art women's campus

Jerusalem Minister Rafi Peretz visits forthcoming women’s campus in Jerusalem, lauds project’s promise to empower diverse populations.

Women's college gets new state-of-the-art campus

Waiting for you to come home

The Jews are only trustees for God. All the Jews. Even those who have yet to make Aliya, and come to receive their rightful inheritance.

Waiting for you to come home

Liberman 'warns' incoming FM Gabi Ashkenazi: Netanyahu will set you up

Avigdor Liberman addressed the incoming Foreign Minister from the Knesset plenum, alleging that Netanyahu was trying to set him up.

Liberman 'warns' Ashkenazi: Netanyahu will have you framed

Jewish Home head Rafi Peretz to be sworn in as Min. of Jerusalem Affairs today

Rabbi Peretz to be sworn in today, members of the Jewish Home central committee to vote tomorrow to approve agreement with the Likud.

Peretz to be sworn in as Minister of Jerusalem Affairs today

Rafi Peretz agrees to Netanyahu's position on all matters relating to Trump peace plan

Jewish Home chair has agreed to accept all of PM's positions on implementation of Trump peace plan - even if it includes Palestinian state.

Rafi Peretz agrees to Netanyahu's position on Trump peace plan

Netanyahu aide: Peretz did the right thing

Netanyahu aide says Peretz was right in joining gov't and compared him to R' Yochanan Ben Zakkai's asking Romans to save Yavneh & its sages.

Netanyahu aide: Peretz did the right thing

Rabbi Rafi Peretz to leave Yamina, will be appointed minister

Jewish Home chair leaves Yamina to be appointed Minister for Jerusalem Affairs and National Projects, according to agreement with Likud.

Rabbi Peretz to leave Yamina, will be appointed minister

Will Rafi Peretz break up Yamina and join unity government?

Education Minister Rafi Peretz reportedly willing to consider serious offer from unity government, raising possibility of split from Yamina.

Will Rafi Peretz break up Yamina?

'Netanyahu wants to leave Rabbi Rafi Peretz in office'

Jewish Home CEO to activists: 'Chances are we go to opposition, but there's still discussion on getting better proposal to join coalition.'

'Netanyahu wants to leave Rabbi Rafi Peretz in office'

Education Minister Rafi Peretz: Preschools and daycares to open on Sunday

If number of coronavirus cases continues to drop, all schools will reopen by June, Education Min. Peretz says.

Education Min.: Preschools and daycares to open on Sunday

'All students to return to school in coming month'

Peretz believes education system will be back in coming days and that 0-6 year olds could return to kindergarten and pre-school soon.

'All students to return to school in coming month'

Number of serious coronavirus cases declines

13,497 coronavirus cases in Israel, 3,754 have recovered; 146 in serious condition, 109 are on respirators. Death toll stands at 172.

Number of serious coronavirus cases declines

Minister Rafi Peretz: 'School in July, vacation in August'

Minister of Education Rafi Peretz said teachers couldn't be the only ones going on vacation while everyone else kept working.

Education Minister: 'School in July, vacation in August'

Rabbi Peretz attacks Blue & White MKs for planning to cooperate with Joint Arab List

Minister of Education Rabbi Peretz slams Gantz and other party members for their intention to establish minority govt. with Arab support

Rabbi Peretz: 'Shame on you' Blue & White MKs

Where exactly does Yamina stand on Judaism issues?

Take a look at the facts before accusing the religious Zionist parties of ignoring Judaism.

Where exactly does Yamina stand on Judaism issues?

Former Ben-Gurion U. president accuses MK Peretz of 'chauvinism'

Former president of Ben-Gurion U accussed MK Rafi Peretz of 'chauvenism' for passing her up on committee selection.

Former Ben-Gurion U. president accuses MK Peretz of 'chauvinism'

Yamina demands apology for attack on Rafi Peretz

Yamina demanded an apology from the Blue and White party for Lapid's comparison of Rabbi Peretz to a terrorist-supporter.

Yamina demands apology for attack on Rafi Peretz

Education Minister Peretz: Tiktok must be blocked

Rabbi Rafi Peretz says app poses danger due to injuries as a result of 'challenges' carried out by youths connected to the app.

Education Minister Peretz: Tiktok must be blocked

'Rabbi Peretz broke three agreements in one week'

Jewish Home source says Education Minister's announcing primaries for party leadership sought to thwart initiative for his immediate ouster.

'Rabbi Peretz broke three agreements in one week'

86% support Bennett-Smotrich, 7% for Ben-Gvir-Rabbi Peretz

Direct Poll Institute looks into who Yamina voters support; 86% choose New Right-National Union list.

86% support Bennett-Smotrich, 7% for Ben-Gvir-Rabbi Peretz

New Right Chair. Bennett meets with Jewish Home Chair. Peretz

After meeting Minister Smotrich last night, Bennett met with Rabbi Peretz this morning. On the agenda: Running in a unified list

Will the two right wing parties combine forces?

Counter-petition in Jewish Home for primaries and opening ranks

Jewish Home Party activists sign Central Committee members on counter-resolution to Chairman Peretz position, calls for primaries.

Counter-petition in Jewish Home for primaries and opening ranks

Rift within Jewish Home deepens over party primaries

Senior party officials push back against Education Minister Rafi Peretz's bid to retain current Knesset list, call for open primaries.

Rift within Jewish Home deepens over party primaries