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

Former Likud Minister 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."Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/12/2020 08:30
Elkin: I did not leave Likud to be a minister in a Netanyahu government

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

Former Likud member and New Hope leader Zeev Elkin says he loves the Likud, but Netanyahu left him no choice but to leave.Nitzan Keidar, 28/12/2020 21:23
Minister Elkin: There will be no right-wing bloc after elections

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/11/2020 20:42
Zeev Elkin: No chance of alternative right-wing government, but not because of us

Zeev Elkin: No chance of alternative right-wing government, but not because of us

Likud minister pins the blame on Yamina's stance & Blue & White's obstinacy, which will drag the country into elections.Nitzan Keidar, 18/10/2020 21:48
Minister Elkin to Breslov Hasidim: Come back to Israel

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/09/2020 11:23
3 ministers enter isolation

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/08/2020 12:45
In recording, outgoing head of university association admits resignation was a media ploy

In recording, outgoing head of university association admits resignation was a media ploy

Israel's Association of University Heads admits in leaked recording that his resignation was media ploy to protest creation of new ministry.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/07/2020 11:13
'We proved the hysteria unnecessary'

'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'Mordechai Sones, 31/12/2019 18:24
The unusual strings attached to Judea & Samaria funding package

The unusual strings attached to Judea & Samaria funding package

Treasury Ministry includes unusual clause in Judea and Samaria spending bill, conditioning disbursal of funds.Hezki Baruch, 01/12/2019 20:00
Son of Likud MK Ze'ev Elkin discovers ancient coin

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.Orly Harari, 17/10/2019 18:02
'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
Elkin: Whenever Liberman really wanted it, solutions were found

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.'Shimon Cohen, 28/05/2019 09:11
MK Elkin: Immunity Law is a necessary amendment

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/05/2019 18:31
'Two million Jews in Judea and Samaria'

'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.David Rosenberg, 05/02/2019 09:22
Rabbi Kook's house won't be demolished

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/02/2019 17:36
Tiferet Yisrael Synagogue to be rehabilitated

Tiferet Yisrael Synagogue to be rehabilitated

Symbolizing Jewish hold on Old City, works for restoring Tiferet Yisrael Synagogue in Jewish Quarter to begin tomorrow.Mordechai Sones, 31/12/2018 22:36
'The only reason we're in office is to put the residents first'

'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.'Mordechai Sones, 29/10/2018 17:20
Elkin: J'lem needs 100K new apartments over next 20 years

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.'Tzvi Lev, 08/10/2018 14:56
New poll shows Berkovitch narrowly leading Jerusalem race

New poll shows Berkovitch narrowly leading Jerusalem race

Survey shows progressive secular candidate Ofer Berkowitz leading Zeev Elkin and Moshe Leon.Tzvi Lev, 04/10/2018 16:41
'I want to prevent a haredi candidate from winning'

'I want to prevent a haredi candidate from winning'

MK Rachel Azaria explains why she decided to drop out of the Jerusalem mayoral race.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/09/2018 19:29
Court gives Jerusalem go-ahead to close left-wing art gallery

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.Tzvi Lev, 30/08/2018 22:18
Coalition chairman: Elkin is a fake Likudnik

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.Tzvi Lev, 23/08/2018 17:32
Jerusalem mayoral candidate vows to defy building freeze

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.Tzvi Lev, 23/08/2018 16:44
Zeev Elkin takes the lead in Jerusalem mayoral race

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/08/2018 08:34
New poll shows Berkovitch narrowly leading Jerusalem race

New poll shows Berkovitch narrowly leading Jerusalem race

Shock survey shows progressive secular candidate Ofer Berkowitz leading Zeev Elkin and Yossi Deitch.Tzvi Lev, 09/08/2018 21:29
Jerusalem's Jewish Home Head: 'We have nothing against haredim'

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.Jonathan Benedek, 06/08/2018 15:15
Jerusalem mayoral candidates battle for Religious Zionist votes

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.Tzvi Lev, 26/07/2018 23:00
Jerusalem to get a haredi mayor?

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.Tzvi Lev, 23/07/2018 11:47
Minister Zeev Elkin leads J'lem mayoral race

Minister Zeev Elkin leads J'lem mayoral race

Poll: Likud minister leads rivals in upcoming Jerusalem mayoral election, including in possible run-off election.David Rosenberg, 13/07/2018 13:52
Minister Elkin feels unwell, walks to hospital

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/06/2018 12:34
'Yes, Jerusalem nightlife hotspot bothers me'

'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.Michal Levy, 04/06/2018 12:47
Elkin refuses haredi demand to shutter popular night-life site

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.Tzvi Lev, 03/06/2018 17:15
Likud Minister announces Jerusalem mayoral bid

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.David Rosenberg, 31/05/2018 15:51
'The entire nation needs to be connected to Jerusalem'

'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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/05/2018 10:45
'A revolution is underway in Jerusalem'

'A revolution is underway in Jerusalem'

Jerusalem affairs minister Zeev Elkin discusses major changes for Israel's capital.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/05/2018 07:50
Giro d'Italia to respect Shabbat

Giro d'Italia to respect Shabbat

Israeli authorities assure that international cycling competition in Jerusalem Friday will not entail Shabbat violations.AFP, 03/05/2018 18:03
Mayor of Jerusalem Ze'ev Elkin?

Mayor of Jerusalem Ze'ev Elkin?

Reports say that veteran Likud MK Ze'ev Elkin joining race for Jerusalem Mayor.Tzvi Lev, 25/03/2018 08:50
'We will convince Netanyahu to convince the US'

'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.'Hezki Baruch, 08/02/2018 13:36
'We need to see facts on the ground'

'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.'Chana Roberts, 04/01/2018 14:11
Likud minister: Zionist Union is a radical leftist party

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/10/2017 14:26
'Jewish link to Jerusalem under threat'

'Jewish link to Jerusalem under threat'

Minister of Jerusalem Affairs Elkin warns Christian journalists that city threatened by 'ignorant, nefarious international organizations.'David Rosenberg, 16/10/2017 12:12
Growing frustration in Likud with Trump administration

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.Hezki Baruch, 03/10/2017 14:53
'Trump administration continuing Obama tradition'

'Trump administration continuing Obama tradition'

In a first, Israeli minister criticizes Trump administration for preventing Jewish building in Judea and Samaria.Tzvi Lev, 02/10/2017 21:22
Israel-Russia trade leaps by 25%

Israel-Russia trade leaps by 25%

Israel and Russia increase trade; firms in both countries sign major agreements.JTA, 29/09/2017 15:25
'No construction in Jerusalem, situation critical'

'No construction in Jerusalem, situation critical'

Environmental Protection Minister says Judea and Samaria construction issue not causing disputes with Trump government.Mordechai Sones, 26/09/2017 19:37
'Abbas begat Oslo - and he'll bury it'

'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.Mordechai Sones, 13/09/2017 13:17
'Only in the Jewish state would they throw you out of your home'

'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.Hezki Baruch, 28/07/2017 13:18
Jewish Home ministers vote against removal of metal detectors

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.Nitsan Keidar, 25/07/2017 10:56
'Qalqiliya Plan will be removed from the agenda'

'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.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/07/2017 09:53
'Someone here was either misled - or is misleading others'

'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.'Hezki Baruch, 20/06/2017 08:10
Elkin to serve as acting PM while Netanyahu undergoes operation

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.David Rosenberg, 25/05/2017 21:54
Justice Minister: They will not silence us

Justice Minister: They will not silence us

Likud Minister says Jewish Home party head has a 'political issue,' Justice Minister Shaked says her party will uphold its obligations.Ido Ben Porat, 15/05/2017 14:20
'A nation which stands up for itself will be respected'

'A nation which stands up for itself will be respected'

Jerusalem Affairs Minister says PM was right to cancel meeting with German Foreign Minister over meeting with radical groups.Hezki Baruch, 25/04/2017 18:41
Fined for singing 'Ma Nishtana' on Passover?

Fined for singing 'Ma Nishtana' on Passover?

Haredi family fined for noise during Seder night in Bnei Brak, prompting appeal by MK Eichler.Michal Levy, 14/04/2017 11:06
'I will do all I can so that obligations are fulfilled'

'I will do all I can so that obligations are fulfilled'

Likud Minister Zeev Elkin visits Amona evictees, promises to act towards the establishment of replacement community promised by PM.Hezki Baruch, 16/03/2017 10:14
'It's a shame Yaalon decided to leave us'

'It's a shame Yaalon decided to leave us'

Likud minister says Yaalon to blame for falling out with party, argues former Def. Minister would have been wise to accept Foreign Ministry.Hezki Baruch, 13/03/2017 12:48
Likud Minister: Don't get too excited about Court appointments

Likud Minister: Don't get too excited about Court appointments

'To think that the appointments will drastically change the face of the Supreme Court is not realistic.'Hezki Baruch, 24/02/2017 09:11