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'Netanyahu promised to freeze sovereignty plans - for years'

'Netanyahu promised to freeze sovereignty plans - for years'

Construction and Housing Minister Ze'ev Elkin says the ex-PM promised to Trump to hold off on sovereignty in Judea and Samaria for years.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/06/2021 12:14
Elkin to coordinate between government and Knesset

Elkin to coordinate between government and Knesset

Ze'ev Elkin to serve as the minister coordinating between the government and the Knesset.Ben Ariel, 09/06/2021 04:00
'Take on Arab land grabs in Judea & Samaria - or gov't falls'

'Take on Arab land grabs in Judea & Samaria - or gov't falls'

New Hope MK Ze'ev Elkin warns Defense Minister that new gov't must stop illegal Arab construction in Area C - or New Hope will topple gov't.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/06/2021 14:24
Ze'ev Elkin: 'I am part of the New Hope party'

Ze'ev Elkin: '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.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/06/2021 15:47
Officials in coalition talks: Elkin is creating difficulties

Officials in coalition talks: Elkin is creating difficulties

Lapid hopes to announce by Wednesday morning that he has managed to form a government, but talks with the other parties not yet finalized.Ben Ariel, 01/06/2021 23:34
Netanyahu's supporters to Elkin's wife: You Russian traitor

Netanyahu's supporters to Elkin's wife: You Russian traitor

Supporters of the Likud demonstrate outside home of MK Ze'ev Elkin, get into verbal confrontation with his wife.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/04/2021 05:41
Elkin on protesters outside his home: A group of lunatics

Elkin on protesters outside his home: A group of lunatics

New Hope MK furious after Netanyahu supporters demonstrate outside his home.Hezki Baruch, 13/04/2021 01:58
Ze'ev Elkin: We won't join Netanyahu-led government

Ze'ev Elkin: We won't join Netanyahu-led government

Former Likud MK says New Hope won't help Netanyahu form government. 'We'll keep our promise to our voters.'Hezki Baruch, 24/03/2021 12:27
Ze'ev Elkin: 'Naftali Bennett is breaking under pressure'

Ze'ev Elkin: 'Naftali Bennett is breaking under pressure'

'We will do everything to prevent PM Netanyahu from forming a government,' New Hope candidate says.103FM, 22/03/2021 11:45
Ze'ev Elkin: 'We'll form a government together with Yamina'

Ze'ev Elkin: 'We'll form a government together with Yamina'

'If Yamina had agreed to replace PM Netanyahu, we might have been able to run together in these elections,' New Hope's Ze'ev Elkin says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/03/2021 17:03
New Hope candidate Ze'ev Elkin: 'Haredi parties won't hold us by the throat'

New Hope candidate Ze'ev Elkin: 'Haredi parties won't hold us by the throat'

'Classic anti-Semitic imagery in haredi party's campaign video, New Hope's Ze'ev Elkin claims.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/03/2021 15:28
'Netanyahu is afraid of Gideon Sa'ar'

'Netanyahu is afraid of Gideon Sa'ar'

Ze'ev Elkin, a former confidant of Netanyahu, says new poll shows Gideon Sa'ar is viable candidate to replace PM in coming election.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/03/2021 14:03
Elkin to Arutz Sheva: Netanyahu has crossed all the red lines

Elkin to Arutz Sheva: Netanyahu has crossed all the red lines

Ze'ev Elkin attacks Netanyahu's handling of Deputy Minister Fateen Mulla's secret talks with PA.Nitsan Keidar, 24/02/2021 06:05
Report: Ze'ev Elkin tried to join Yamina - but was refused

Report: Ze'ev Elkin tried to join Yamina - but was refused

Confidant of former Likud minister Ze'ev Elkin looked into possibility of Elkin joining Naftali Bennett's Yamina - but was turned down.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/02/2021 14:22
Former minister Ze'ev Elkin: 'Give Bennett a job, and he'll sit with Netanyahu'

Former minister Ze'ev Elkin: 'Give Bennett a job, and he'll sit with Netanyahu'

Ze'ev Elkin, New Hope candidate, says his party is 'the only one in the big leagues,' Yamina is 'behind us.'103FM, 11/02/2021 12:59
Elkin: 'Netanyahu has a strong relationship with Mansour Abbas'

Elkin: 'Netanyahu has a strong relationship with Mansour Abbas'

New Hope candidate commits to evacuating Khan Al-Ahmar, says Itamar Ben Gvir won't be part of coalition led by Gideon Sa'ar.103FM, 09/02/2021 13:13
Ze'ev Elkin: 'There's nothing stopping Netanyahu from uprooting settlements'

Ze'ev Elkin: 'There's nothing stopping Netanyahu from uprooting settlements'

Ex-Likud minister vows New Hope party will normalize status of settlements, warns that Netanyahu could pursue new disengagement plan.Ido Ben Porat, 03/01/2021 17:14
The conversation in which Elkin was ridiculed

The conversation in which Elkin was ridiculed

TV report says senior Likud members mocked Ze'ev Elkin in phone call with Netanyahu after Elkin's announcement that he is joining Sa'ar.Ben Ariel, 25/12/2020 05:37
Edelstein: The Likud is my home and I will not leave it

Edelstein: The Likud is my home and I will not leave it

Health Minister stresses that he does not intend to leave the Likud like Ze'ev Elkin did.Hezki Baruch, 24/12/2020 05:00
Senior Likud politician Ze'ev Elkin joins Sa'ar's 'New Hope' party

Senior Likud politician Ze'ev Elkin joins Sa'ar's 'New Hope' party

"You instilled fear into the Likud party," Elkin accused, "and behind closed doors, other party members are saying the same as me."Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/12/2020 20:36
Minister Elkin against PR photos of vaccinating officials

Minister Elkin against PR photos of vaccinating officials

Minister Ze'ev Elkin: 'Bypassing vaccination queue under umbrella of PR campaign hurts public trust'Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/12/2020 09:03
Elkin: Bennett will cooperate with the Likud

Elkin: Bennett will cooperate with the Likud

Likud Minister says his party will respond to any attack by Yamina, but estimates that both parties will cooperate after the election.Ben Ariel, 08/12/2020 03:33
Minister Elkin: Even in the worst poll, the Likud is the largest party

Minister Elkin: Even in the worst poll, the Likud is the largest party

Minister Ze'ev Elkin blasts Benny Gantz. "His speech is either a spin or he has decided to go to elections."103FM, 13/10/2020 06:35
'Will the lockdown actually end after three weeks? No one knows'

'Will the lockdown actually end after three weeks? No one knows'

Lockdown will cost at least 10 billion shekels, says Likud minister, warning there is no guarantee lockdown will actually end after 3 weeks.David Rosenberg, 14/09/2020 13:19
Ze'ev Elkin: 'Ukrainians do not work for us'

Ze'ev Elkin: 'Ukrainians do not work for us'

Min. Ze'ev Elkin says team will do maximum to allow pilgrimage to Uman, but warns Ukraine has 'already made their decision.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/08/2020 11:43
New team of ministers will work out plan for Uman pilgrimages

New team of ministers will work out plan for Uman pilgrimages

PM Netanyahu taps Min. Ze'ev Elkin to head team of ministers charged with reaching agreement on travel to Uman, Ukraine.Hezki Baruch, 30/08/2020 00:27
Eli Cohen: 'People are choking under the financial difficulties'

Eli Cohen: 'People are choking under the financial difficulties'

Intelligence Min. Cohen discusses cost of water, says new law must be implemented. 'If Water Min. wants, he can go through the Knesset.'103FM, 27/08/2020 17:16
Minister Elkin goes into isolation

Minister Elkin goes into isolation

Minister Ze'ev Elkin enters isolation after one of his advisers was diagnosed with coronavirus.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/07/2020 06:52
Energy Minister Steinitz demands closure of synagogues

Energy Minister Steinitz demands closure of synagogues

Heated argument in government about closing synagogues to stop spread of COVID-19. 'We need a 2-week lockdown to reduce infections.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/07/2020 18:59
Corona Cabinet confirms: Second semester exams to be held online

Corona Cabinet confirms: Second semester exams to be held online

Exams to be conducted remotely at all universities and colleges to reduce risk of increasing coronavirus spread.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/06/2020 17:01
Ze'ev Elkin: 'Palestinian Authority has an interest in continuing to exist'

Ze'ev Elkin: 'Palestinian Authority has an interest in continuing to exist'

Min. Ze'ev Elkin says Palestinian Authority won't follow through on threats to disband, statements should be taken 'in proportion.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/06/2020 10:39
What was Rabbi Rafi Peretz surprised by?

What was Rabbi Rafi Peretz surprised by?

Ze'ev Elkin tells his replacement that the Jerusalem Ministry has authority over the entire city, except for two places.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/05/2020 06:39
Ze'ev Elkin to be Higher Education, Water Resources Minister

Ze'ev Elkin to be Higher Education, Water Resources Minister

Likud MK to take on several roles in new government, to become Transportation Minister in second half of the term.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/05/2020 10:43
Minister Ze'ev Elkin: Sovereignty? In a few months

Minister Ze'ev Elkin: Sovereignty? In a few months

Likud Minister estimates in conversation with Arutz Sheva that a right-wing government will soon be formed to promote sovereignty quickly.Yoni Kempinski, 03/03/2020 01:32
Senior Likud Minister: Liberman should return to the right

Senior Likud Minister: Liberman should return to the right

Minister Ze'ev Elkin from Likud negotiating team says Lapid torpedoing unity talks even when parties reach a consensus.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/12/2019 07:57
Bennett: A painful night for the people of Israel

Bennett: A painful night for the people of Israel

Defense Minister: Netanyahu dedicated his entire life for the State of Israel. He has the presumption of innocence.Orli Harari, 21/11/2019 23:23
Elkin: Why is Liberman so silent?

Elkin: Why is Liberman so silent?

Minister Ze'ev Elkin criticizes Yisrael Beytenu chairman's silence in the wake of Joint List's criticism of Netanyahu.Elad Benari, 14/11/2019 04:04
'If we dump haredi parties for Liberman, we won't have gov't'

'If we dump haredi parties for Liberman, we won't have gov't'

Minister Ze'ev Elkin slams ultimatum by Yisrael Beytenu leader for coalition support as 'illogical.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/11/2019 08:47
Elkin criticizes Russia: Outrageous conduct

Elkin criticizes Russia: Outrageous conduct

Minister Ze'ev Elkin criticizes Russia's conduct in the case of Naama Issachar.Ben Ariel, 13/10/2019 03:15
Cabinet dispute over transfer of funds to PA

Cabinet dispute over transfer of funds to PA

Ministers Smotrich, Elkin wonder why government transferred tax revenues to the PA.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/10/2019 18:43
'The Right can't give up, we have to work to ensure majority'

'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.Yoni Kempinski, 06/08/2019 14:36
'One or two parties, provided everyone's in'

'One or two parties, provided everyone's in'

'One or two parties on Right but without leaving fragments outside union; Media's killing Barak; We paid price for union with Kahlon.'Shimon Cohen, 22/07/2019 17:57
UN salutes Israeli innovation

UN salutes Israeli innovation

Innovative Israeli technologies presented at UN to diplomats and government representatives from around the world.Nitsan Keidar, 19/07/2019 02:12
'Initiative to cancel the elections is a spin'

'Initiative to cancel the elections is a spin'

Minister Ze'ev Elkin concerned about the situation of the right-wing bloc ahead of the elections.Nitsan Keidar, 26/06/2019 02:14
Hotovely: Netanyahu can't be replaced so easily

Hotovely: Netanyahu can't be replaced so easily

'Public chose who they wanted, PM Netanyahu can't be replaced so easily,' Likud's Tzipi Hotovely says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/05/2019 09:54
Elkin: There's chance we'll be dragged to elections

Elkin: There's chance we'll be dragged to elections

'If United Right continues with high demands, we'll be dragged to elections in six months with similar results,' Elkin notes.Mordechai Sones, 16/05/2019 09:13
'The Jewish Quarter - the jewel in the crown'

'The Jewish Quarter - the jewel in the crown'

'Beautiful Qirya' project launched in Jewish Quarter of the Old City of Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/02/2019 21:33
'Religious-Zionist education is in danger'

'Religious-Zionist education is in danger'

Environmental Protection Minister Ze'ev Elkin warns budgets for religious Zionist schools could be in jeopardy if parties do not unite.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/02/2019 19:55
'Prepare for application of sovereignty in Judea and Samaria'

'Prepare for application of sovereignty in Judea and Samaria'

Minister Ze’ev Elkin says Israel will have to apply sovereignty in Judea and Samaria after PA collapses.Hezki Baruch, 11/01/2019 06:24
Minister Elkin: Not sure government will survive the 'draft law'

Minister Elkin: Not sure government will survive the 'draft law'

Ze'ev Elkin backs PM against police, learns lessons from J'lem mayoral loss, and thinks coalition will survive - but not for long. InterviewHezki Baruch, 05/12/2018 19:54
'Time has come for European countries to recognize Jerusalem'

'Time has come for European countries to recognize Jerusalem'

Czech President receives 'Shield of Jerusalem' award. Minsiter calls on Europe to follow Czech Republic's example.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/11/2018 18:06
Elkin: Netanyahu wants elections at their appointed time

Elkin: Netanyahu wants elections at their appointed time

Likud minister says PM wants elections held as scheduled - in another year. 'This government has served with 61 MKs before.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/11/2018 08:35
Elkin: A fascinating journey, I have no regrets

Elkin: A fascinating journey, I have no regrets

Likud Minister responds after his loss in the elections for mayor of Jerusalem.Ido Ben Porat, 31/10/2018 04:07
Watch: Netanyahu and Elkin visit Machane Yehuda

Watch: Netanyahu and Elkin visit Machane Yehuda

PM and Jerusalem mayoral candidate Ze'ev Elkin received warmly as they tour among the stalls of the Jerusalem market.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/10/2018 15:52
Are Jerusalem mayoral candidates thinking about city's future?

Are Jerusalem mayoral candidates thinking about city's future?

At the Jerusalem 5800 conference, mayoral candidates reveal their visions for the capital in the next 20 yearsYoni Kempinski, 11/10/2018 15:56
Imagining Jerusalem in the next generation

Imagining Jerusalem in the next generation

4 candidates for mayor of Jerusalem discuss their vision for the capital in the next 20 years.Yoni Kempinski, 10/10/2018 21:38
Elkin: 400 housing units in eastern Jerusalem neighborhood

Elkin: 400 housing units in eastern Jerusalem neighborhood

Jerusalem Affairs Minister, who is running for mayor, vows to build Jewish community 'on land purchased by Jews for Jewish settlement.'Hezki Baruch, 25/09/2018 20:12