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MK Elkin: 'Long ways to go before we defeat Hamas'

MK Ze'ev Elkin stresses: Israel's central goal is to defeat Hamas, so it will no longer be able to rule Gaza - we must not stop on the way there.

MK Elkin: 'Long ways to go before we defeat Hamas'

Opposition MK: 'Worried the government will last a while'

MK Ze'ev Elkin says despite passage of State budget, government 'will continue to be squabbling and divided.'

Opposition MK: 'Worried the government will last a while'

'Ben-Gvir & Smotrich are running the country' says Elkin

"Not long ago, Netanyahu was scared to be photographed with Ben-Gvir."

'Ben-Gvir & Smotrich are running the country' says Elkin

MKs free to vote conscience on law limiting PLO flags

Opposition submits bill to ban Palestinian flags at state-funded educational institutions.

MKs free to vote conscience on law limiting PLO flags

'Why are Meretz, United Arab List in the same govt as Bennett?'

Fury on the Left at new housing tenders in Judea & Samaria.

'Why are Meretz, United Arab List in the same govt as Bennett?'

'No restrictions at Kotel without the same for Temple Mount'

Ministers Elkin and Shaked vote against restrictions at Western Wall after their demand to restrict prayers on the Temple Mount was denied.

'No restrictions at Kotel without the same for Temple Mount'

Ze'ev Elkin's surprising offer to Mansour Abbas

Housing Minister offers deputy ministerial position to Ra'am leader reportedly in exchange for support for Family Reunification Law.

Ze'ev Elkin's surprising offer to Mansour Abbas

'I am part of the New Hope party'

New Hope's MK Elkin denies reports that he plans to bring down incoming government. 'I'm part of the New Hope party, committed to its path.'

'I am part of the New Hope party'

Radio impersonator pranks ex-Likud minister Zeev Elkin

New Hope candidate Zeev Elkin thought for 9 minutes that he was talking to Shas chairman Aryeh Deri and not impersonator Elad Cohen.

Radio impersonator pranks ex-Likud minister Zeev Elkin

Zeev Elkin: 'Netanyahu is taking Likud to the grave'

"Netanyahu went through a dangerous transformation & came to believe that whatever was good for him, was good for the country."

Zeev Elkin: 'Netanyahu is taking Likud to the grave'

Elkin: I did not leave Likud to be a minister under Netanyahu

Former Likud member and New Hope leader Zeev Elkin says he loves the Likud, but Netanyahu left him no choice but to leave.

Elkin: I did not leave Likud to be a minister under Netanyahu

Minister Elkin: There will be no right-wing bloc after elections

Zeev Elkin accuses Justice Minister Nissenkorn of undermining coalition agreement, says Bennett wants to be PM in rotation with Lapid.

Minister Elkin: There will be no right-wing bloc after elections

Zeev Elkin: No chance of alternative right-wing government

Likud minister pins the blame on Yamina's stance & Blue & White's obstinacy, which will drag the country into elections.

Zeev Elkin: No chance of alternative right-wing government

Minister Elkin to Breslov Hasidim: Come back to Israel

Minister appointed to deal with pilgrimage to Uman says Ukraine announced it will not allow entry to Breslov Hasidim stuck on the border.

Minister Elkin to Breslov Hasidim: Come back to Israel

3 ministers enter isolation

Zeev Elkin, Yaakov Avitan, Orly Levy-Abekasis to self-isolate for a week after meeting Rafi Peretz, who tested positive for coronavirus.

3 ministers enter isolation

Leaked recording exposes university association's 'media ploy'

Israel's Association of University Heads admits in leaked recording that his resignation was media ploy to protest creation of new ministry.

Leaked recording exposes university association's 'media ploy'

'We proved the hysteria unnecessary'

Environment Minister attacks protesters and politicians who joined them: 'People who want to play a serious role should trust professionals'

'We proved the hysteria unnecessary'

The unusual strings attached to Judea & Samaria funding package

Treasury Ministry includes unusual clause in Judea and Samaria spending bill, conditioning disbursal of funds.

The unusual strings attached to Judea & Samaria funding package

Son of Likud MK Ze'ev Elkin discovers ancient coin

Benjamin Elkin, son of the Jerusalem Affairs Minister, finds a 2,000-yr-old coin in soil from the City of David's excavations.

Son of Likud MK Ze'ev Elkin discovers ancient coin

'The Right can't give up, we have to work to ensure majority'

Min. Elkin warns 'New Likudniks' want to make Likud a centrist party, promises to work to cancel Disengagement Law.

'The Right can't give up, we have to work to ensure majority'

Elkin: Whenever Liberman really wanted it, solutions were found

Likud minister: Liberman must show a bit of flexibility to reach solution. 'Haredim have compromised - Liberman should also take a step.'

Elkin: Whenever Liberman really wanted it, solutions were found

MK Elkin: Immunity Law is a necessary amendment

MK Zeev Elkin speaks about the current coalition negotiations and Knesset issues in an interview on the Knesset Channel.

MK Elkin: Immunity Law is a necessary amendment

'Two million Jews in Judea and Samaria'

Senior ministers and coalition MKs join call to bring Jewish population in Judea and Samaria into parity with Arab population.

'Two million Jews in Judea and Samaria'

Rabbi Kook's house won't be demolished

Last year, city issued a demolition order for the building's balconies and entrance staircase - which would have forced building’s closure.

Rabbi Kook's house won't be demolished

Tiferet Yisrael Synagogue to be rehabilitated

Symbolizing Jewish hold on Old City, works for restoring Tiferet Yisrael Synagogue in Jewish Quarter to begin tomorrow.

Tiferet Yisrael Synagogue to be rehabilitated

'The only reason we're in office is to put the residents first'

Ze'ev Elkin, mayoral candidate: 'Jerusalem will be known as most oleh-friendly, olah-helpful, and olim-embracing city in country.'

'The only reason we're in office is to put the residents first'

Elkin: J'lem needs 100K new apartments over next 20 years

Jerusalem mayoral candidate presents his plan to rehabilitate Jerusalem. 'Jerusalem is on the verge of going bankrupt.'

Elkin: J'lem needs 100K new apartments over next 20 years

New poll shows Berkovitch narrowly leading Jerusalem race

Survey shows progressive secular candidate Ofer Berkowitz leading Zeev Elkin and Moshe Leon.

New poll shows Berkovitch narrowly leading Jerusalem race

'I want to prevent a haredi candidate from winning'

MK Rachel Azaria explains why she decided to drop out of the Jerusalem mayoral race.

'I want to prevent a haredi candidate from winning'

Court gives Jerusalem go-ahead to close left-wing art gallery

Art gallery had raised hackles for hosting far-left groups such as Breaking the Silence and an alternative Remembrance Day ceremony.

Court gives Jerusalem go-ahead to close left-wing art gallery

Coalition chairman: Elkin is a fake Likudnik

Amsalem says in radio interview that Elkin is 'not a real Likudnik' for running in Jerusalem mayoral race on an independent ticket.

Coalition chairman: Elkin is a fake Likudnik

Jerusalem mayoral candidate vows to defy building freeze

Yossi Deutsch says only he can defy Netanyahu's demands to implement silent building freeze in Jerusalem.

Jerusalem mayoral candidate vows to defy building freeze

Zeev Elkin takes the lead in Jerusalem mayoral race

After trailing secular candidate in polling for upcoming mayoral election in Jerusalem, Likud minister Zeev Elkin regains narrow lead.

Zeev Elkin takes the lead in Jerusalem mayoral race

New poll shows Berkovitch narrowly leading Jerusalem race

Shock survey shows progressive secular candidate Ofer Berkowitz leading Zeev Elkin and Yossi Deitch.

New poll shows Berkovitch narrowly leading Jerusalem race

Jerusalem's Jewish Home Head: 'We have nothing against haredim'

The head of the Jewish Home's Jerusalem branch expressed her disapproval of a campaign photo showing 3 mayoral candidates in haredi garb.

Jerusalem's Jewish Home Head: 'We have nothing against haredim'

Jerusalem mayoral candidates battle for Religious Zionist votes

Frontrunners for Jerusalem's top job Moshe Lion and Zeev Elkin in an arms race for endorsements from top Religious Zionist rabbis.

Jerusalem mayoral candidates battle for Religious Zionist votes

Jerusalem to get a haredi mayor?

Haredi decision making body clears Yossi Deitch to run for mayor of Jerusalem. Observers say crowded race makes him the clear favorite.

Jerusalem to get a haredi mayor?

Minister Zeev Elkin leads J'lem mayoral race

Poll: Likud minister leads rivals in upcoming Jerusalem mayoral election, including in possible run-off election.

Minister Zeev Elkin leads J'lem mayoral race

Minister Elkin feels unwell, walks to hospital

Minister, candidate for mayor of J'lem stays in Katamonim neighborhood over Shabbat. Feeling unwell, he walks to Shaarei Tzedek Hospital.

Minister Elkin feels unwell, walks to hospital

'Yes, Jerusalem nightlife hotspot bothers me'

Haredi leader doubles down on demand that future J'lem mayor close Mahane Yehuda market's nighttime attractions, saying they harm residents.

'Yes, Jerusalem nightlife hotspot bothers me'

Elkin refuses haredi demand to shutter popular night-life site

Jerusalem mayoral candidate Zeev Elkin rebuffs Listman's demand that he shutter popular Mahane Yehuda night life scene.

Elkin refuses haredi demand to shutter popular night-life site

Likud Minister announces Jerusalem mayoral bid

Zeev Elkin, minister of J'lem affairs, announces plans to run in this fall's race for mayor of Jerusalem.

Likud Minister announces Jerusalem mayoral bid

'The entire nation needs to be connected to Jerusalem'

Jerusalem Affairs Minister Elkin expresses hope that one day, Jerusalem Day will be something the entire nation celebrates.

'The entire nation needs to be connected to Jerusalem'

'A revolution is underway in Jerusalem'

Jerusalem affairs minister Zeev Elkin discusses major changes for Israel's capital.

'A revolution is underway in Jerusalem'

Giro d'Italia to respect Shabbat

Israeli authorities assure that international cycling competition in Jerusalem Friday will not entail Shabbat violations.

Giro d'Italia to respect Shabbat

Mayor of Jerusalem Ze'ev Elkin?

Reports say that veteran Likud MK Ze'ev Elkin joining race for Jerusalem Mayor.

Mayor of Jerusalem Ze'ev Elkin?

'We will convince Netanyahu to convince the US'

Minister Elkin undeterred by PM's reported delay of Judea and Samaria sovereignty bill. 'Those who persevere will see results.'

'We will convince Netanyahu to convince the US'

'We need to see facts on the ground'

Jerusalem Councilman Aryeh King speaks about the approval of the United J'lem Law and its message. 'After talking, we need to see building.'

'We need to see facts on the ground'

Likud minister: Zionist Union is a radical leftist party

Environmental Protection Minister says Labor leader Avi Gabbay learned to zigzag from Yesh Atid Chairman Yair Lapid.

Likud minister: Zionist Union is a radical leftist party

'Jewish link to Jerusalem under threat'

Minister of Jerusalem Affairs Elkin warns Christian journalists that city threatened by 'ignorant, nefarious international organizations.'

'Jewish link to Jerusalem under threat'

Growing frustration in Likud with Trump administration

'Trump has great rhetoric, but in practice not much has happened,' says Knesset Land of Israel Lobby chair.

Growing frustration in Likud with Trump administration

'Trump administration continuing Obama tradition'

In a first, Israeli minister criticizes Trump administration for preventing Jewish building in Judea and Samaria.

'Trump administration continuing Obama tradition'

Israel-Russia trade leaps by 25%

Israel and Russia increase trade; firms in both countries sign major agreements.

Israel-Russia trade leaps by 25%

'No construction in Jerusalem, situation critical'

Environmental Protection Minister says Judea and Samaria construction issue not causing disputes with Trump government.

'No construction in Jerusalem, situation critical'

'Abbas begat Oslo - and he'll bury it'

'Not many remember, but Abbas was the one who whispered in Arafat's ear and motivated him to go ahead,' Minister says.

'Abbas begat Oslo - and he'll bury it'

'Only in the Jewish state would they throw you out of your home'

Likud ministers call on Prime Minister to halt 'absurdity' and approve buyers' ownership of Hevron homes.

'Only in the Jewish state would they throw you out of your home'

Jewish Home ministers vote against removal of metal detectors

Jewish Home Ministers Naftali Bennett, Ayelet Shaked join Zeev Elkin in opposing PM's plan to remove metal detectors from Temple Mount.

Jewish Home ministers vote against removal of metal detectors

'Qalqiliya Plan will be removed from the agenda'

Min. of J'lem Affairs says there's no logic in giving a Hamas-controlled city control over Route 6 and nearby Jewish towns. 'That's crazy.'

'Qalqiliya Plan will be removed from the agenda'

'Someone here was either misled - or is misleading others'

Elkin: The cabinet never approved 14,000 units in Qalqiliya. 'It's unclear why the Defense Minister is so eager to carry out this plan.'

'Someone here was either misled - or is misleading others'

Elkin to serve as acting PM while Netanyahu undergoes operation

Prime Minister Netanyahu to be anesthetized during medical procedure. Minister Zeev Elkin to serve as Acting PM.

Elkin to serve as acting PM while Netanyahu undergoes operation