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Elkin: We will help Amona, one way or another

Elkin: We will help Amona, one way or another

MK Zeev Elkin addresses steps being taken to help Amona.Ido ben Porat, 27/07/2016 21:52
'Israeli government not elected to serve US'

'Israeli government not elected to serve US'

Likud minister blasts State Dept. over election funding: 'Proves need for transparency law for NGOs'.Tal Polon, 12/07/2016 22:54
Affirmative action for haredim, immigrants

Affirmative action for haredim, immigrants

Immigrants and haredim added to the list of underrepresented groups given special consideration in government hiring practices.David Rosenberg, 31/03/2016 08:01
Elkin doubles down on prediction of PA collapse

Elkin doubles down on prediction of PA collapse

Minister doubles down on comments predicting Palestinian Authority's imminent collapse, says Israel must 'internalize' new reality.Nitsan Keidar, 01/03/2016 19:22
Elkin: Ban Arab MKs from Temple Mount

Elkin: Ban Arab MKs from Temple Mount

Arab MKs are the real inciters on the Temple Mount, says Minister Ze'ev Elkin - so what aren't they being banned, like Jewish MKs?Yaakov Levi, 08/10/2015 08:27
MK Elkin Slams Zahalka, Calls Him 'Traitor'

MK Elkin Slams Zahalka, Calls Him 'Traitor'

Aliyah and Absorption Minister Zeev Elkin on Wednesday slammed Arab MK Jamal Zahalka, calling him a 'traitorous hypocrite.'Yaakov Levi, 03/06/2015 18:42
Likud Unequivocally Recommends Netanyahu for PM

Likud Unequivocally Recommends Netanyahu for PM

As consultations with President Rivlin begin, MK Zeev Elkin, speaking for Likud, recommends Binyamin Netanyahu form the next government.Hezki Baruch, Cynthia Blank, 22/03/2015 11:57
Likud MK Elkin Slips Up?

Likud MK Elkin Slips Up?

Elkin says if a person who opposes a Palestinian state wants to be 100% correct, he should vote for Jewish Home.Yishai Karov, Gil Ronen, 15/03/2015 20:35
State 'Deeply Concerned' Over Defense Budget

State 'Deeply Concerned' Over Defense Budget

Israel needs over 1 billion shekels to return to the security level before Protective Edge, Elkin says.Hezki Baruch and Tova Dvorin, 09/12/2014 15:16
MK Elkin: IDF 'Knew All About Tunnel Threat'

MK Elkin: IDF 'Knew All About Tunnel Threat'

Members of the Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee 'were not shocked' by news of the Hamas tunnels, said MK Zev ElkinYaakov Levi, 27/07/2014 22:42
Netanyahu, Lapid End Portfolio War

Netanyahu, Lapid End Portfolio War

A six-month standoff prevented the appointment of a permanent chairman to the Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, Gil Ronen, 12/05/2014 11:15
Lapid Loses Battle for Key Knesset Committee

Lapid Loses Battle for Key Knesset Committee

MKs Elkin and Levin will head the Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee.Gil Ronen, 11/05/2014 08:20
Elkin: Abbas Ruined the Peace Talks

Elkin: Abbas Ruined the Peace Talks

On a visit to Greece this week, Deputy Foreign Minister Zeev Elkin explained how the negotiations with the PA fell apart.Moshe Cohen, 04/05/2014 17:02
Deputy Foreign Min. Warns: Left will Win Elections

Deputy Foreign Min. Warns: Left will Win Elections

MK Elkin (Likud) says the chasm between Likud and hareidi parties will mean that Left will form next government.Shimon Cohen, Gil Ronen, 14/04/2014 14:07
Israel Set to Become Full CERN Member

Israel Set to Become Full CERN Member

The European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) is set to vote to admit Israel to full membership in the organizationDavid Lev, 12/12/2013 08:47
Elkin: PA Intransigence Works in Israel's Favor

Elkin: PA Intransigence Works in Israel's Favor

The PA refuses to compromise in any way in negotiations - but this actually works in Israel's favor, according to Deputy Foreign Minister.David Lev, 09/12/2013 20:10
Elkin: Israel Can Act Alone Against Iran

Elkin: Israel Can Act Alone Against Iran

Deputy Foreign Minister backs recent statements by others that Israel can defend itself and will act alone against Iran if necessary.Elad Benari, 20/11/2013 06:13
MK Elkin: Verdict Shows Need for Legal Reform

MK Elkin: Verdict Shows Need for Legal Reform

Judicial system needs meaningful reforms, says Deputy Foreign Minister, who will get his boss back.Gil Ronen, 06/11/2013 12:21
Elkin: Israel, EU Will Drift Apart

Elkin: Israel, EU Will Drift Apart

A compromise must be found on new EU guidelines which boycott "settlements", says Deputy Foreign Minister.Elad Benari, Canada, 25/10/2013 23:08
New Journal Poses Alternatives to 2-State Solution

New Journal Poses Alternatives to 2-State Solution

Deputy Foreign Minister says Israeli Right must seize back the "diplomatic arena" it abandoned to the Left.Ari Soffer, 24/10/2013 15:05
Elkin: House Prices Turning Capital Into Arab City

Elkin: House Prices Turning Capital Into Arab City

At a meeting to promote Moshe Lion's candidacy for city elections, Elkin says house prices are forcing Jews to leave the capital.Adam Ross, 21/10/2013 10:49
Elkin Makes Light of Tension with PM

Elkin Makes Light of Tension with PM

As long as Palestinians refuse to recognize Israel as a Jewish State, Dep. Foreign Minister says any arguments he has with PM are trivial.Adam Ross, 02/10/2013 10:59
Bibi Boots Elkin from Plane for Embarrassing Him

Bibi Boots Elkin from Plane for Embarrassing Him

Prime Minister tells deputy foreign minister to fly El Al to New York, after Elkin embarrasses him with old quote against PA state.Gil Ronen, 25/09/2013 13:58
Likud to Convene to Torpedo Negotiations

Likud to Convene to Torpedo Negotiations

Tension between Likud MKs and prime minister set to deepen as letter is sent to Central Committee Chairman Danny Danon urging end to talks.Adam Ross, 25/09/2013 13:03
Likud Members Doubt that Peace is Possible

Likud Members Doubt that Peace is Possible

"The Arabs' goal has always been to destroy us," says Deputy Foreign Minister Zeev Elkin.Elad Benari, 16/09/2013 02:12
MK: Jailed PA Murderers Make $3,400 a Month

MK: Jailed PA Murderers Make $3,400 a Month

Deputy Foreign Minister Elkin opposes idea that "releasing terrorists brings peace, and building a kindergarten prevents peace.”Gil Ronen, 11/08/2013 21:47
Deputy FM Forced to Cancel Temple Mount Visit

Deputy FM Forced to Cancel Temple Mount Visit

The day after Tisha B'Av, Deputy Foreign Minister Elkin tried to visit the Temple Mount but was asked to leave amid threats by Arabs.Elad Benari, 29/07/2013 00:15
Elkin: Netanyahu Would Give the PA 86%

Elkin: Netanyahu Would Give the PA 86%

Deputy Foreign Minister: Netanyahu would give 86% of Judea and Samaria to the PA, but luckily they will never settle for that.Elad Benari, Canada, 27/07/2013 00:13
Elkin: Israel Not Negotiating with Vatican

Elkin: Israel Not Negotiating with Vatican

Deputy Foreign Minister Zeev Elkin dismisses reports that Israel is planning to hand over control of the Tomb of King David to the Vatican.Shimon Cohen, 18/07/2013 05:15
Katz, Danon, and Elkin Score Victories

Katz, Danon, and Elkin Score Victories

About 80% of Likud Central Committee members took part in the elections for the Likud's institutions.Elad Benari, 01/07/2013 01:15
Elkin: Iran's Elections a Mockery of Democracy

Elkin: Iran's Elections a Mockery of Democracy

Iran's new president invented the method of talking to the West while advancing the nuclear program, warns Deputy Foreign Minister.Elad Benari, 20/06/2013 04:46
Elkin: Russia Understands our Red Lines

Elkin: Russia Understands our Red Lines

Despite outward appearances, Russia understands and respects Israeli ‘red lines’ on Iran, Syria, deputy FM says.Maayana Miskin, 12/06/2013 11:10
Elkin: Netanyahu Ready to Talk Peace at Any Time

Elkin: Netanyahu Ready to Talk Peace at Any Time

Deputy Foreign Minister Zeev Elkin says Israel is ready to talk peace, but Abbas chooses unilateral move instead of negotiating.Elad Benari, 06/06/2013 05:13
Elkin: The Jewish People Are Not Alone

Elkin: The Jewish People Are Not Alone

Deputy Foreign Minister at Global Forum for Combating Anti-Semitism: Your coming here sends a strong message to anti-Semites.Elad Benari, 29/05/2013 04:13
Elkin: Google Hampering Peace Process

Elkin: Google Hampering Peace Process

By “recognizing Palestine,” Google is hampering the peace process, Deputy Foreign Minister Ze'ev Elkin (Likud-Beiteinu) said in the KnessetDavid Lev, 09/05/2013 12:44
Israel: Marmara Apology Tied to Iran Nukes

Israel: Marmara Apology Tied to Iran Nukes

Deputy Foreign Minister Elkin says restoring relations with Turkey is at top of government's agenda.Gil Ronen, 02/04/2013 09:27
Foreign Ministry Employees Attack Elkin

Foreign Ministry Employees Attack Elkin

Civil servants are unhappy with the Prime Minister's choice for Deputy Foreign Minister.Gil Ronen, 17/03/2013 23:13
MK Elkin: Bayit Yehudi Can Prevent 'Disengagement'

MK Elkin: Bayit Yehudi Can Prevent 'Disengagement'

Prominent Likud MK says coalition that leaves out religious Zionist party may make land concessions.Gil Ronen, 10/02/2013 20:16
MK Elkin Reminds Lapid: 19 Seats is No Majority

MK Elkin Reminds Lapid: 19 Seats is No Majority

Yesh Atid will have to compromise on some issues if it wants to enter the coalition, says Likud MK Zeev Elkin.Elad Benari, 08/02/2013 05:13
MK Elkin: Likud Committed to Judea and Samaria

MK Elkin: Likud Committed to Judea and Samaria

MK Zeev Elkin says Judea and Samaria will continue to be supported by the Likud, admits coalition partners may not be as supportive.Elad Benari, 24/01/2013 03:45
MK's Election Video goes Viral

MK's Election Video goes Viral

Likud MK Ze'ev Elkin's "Gangnam Style" takeoff gets 250,000 views.Gil Ronen, 26/11/2012 12:32
Elkin: If No Solution Found – We’ll Legislate One

Elkin: If No Solution Found – We’ll Legislate One

Coalition chairman Zeev Elkin promised Beit El the Likud-run government will not be 'hijacked' into destroying the Ulpana neighborhoodGabe Kahn, 23/05/2012 18:08
Coalition Chairman Files Bill to Dissolve Knesset

Coalition Chairman Files Bill to Dissolve Knesset

Zeev Elkin of the Likud pulled the trigger on early elections and filed a motion to dissolve the Knesset. Votes expected soon.Gabe Kahn, 02/05/2012 19:18
Barkat Plan ‘Will Turn Jerusalem into Sderot’

Barkat Plan ‘Will Turn Jerusalem into Sderot’

Coalition chairman Zeev Elkin slammed Jerusalem mayor Nir Barkat's land-swap plan saying it is contrary to law - and good sense.Gabe Kahn, 23/12/2011 12:18
Elkin: Second Freeze Proposal Must Be Rejected

Elkin: Second Freeze Proposal Must Be Rejected

Coalition Chair Zeev Elkin Has Ruled Out the idea of a second settlement freeze to restart negotiations with the PLO.Aryeh ben Hayim, 25/10/2011 18:22
Elkin: Netanyahu to Decide Beit El's Fate

Elkin: Netanyahu to Decide Beit El's Fate

Coalition chairman Zeev Elkin says the fate of Arutz Sheva's hometown, Beit El, rests solely in Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu's hands.Gabe Kahn., 06/10/2011 22:31
Et Tu Hebrew?

Et Tu Hebrew?

Lawmakers have proposed a bill defining Hebrew the sole official language and define Israel as "the national home of the Jewish people."Gabe Kahn., 05/08/2011 16:37
PM Puts Housing First

PM Puts Housing First

Prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu cancelled a diplomatic visit to Poland in order to deal with Israel's hot-button housing crisisGabe Kahn., 25/07/2011 20:18
Knesset Veto on Court Appointees

Knesset Veto on Court Appointees

MKs Zeev Elkin and Yariv Levin have proposed a law that would require prospective High Court judges to be vetted by lawmakers before appointmentGabe Kahn., 13/07/2011 20:54
Knesset's Boycott Law Battle

Knesset's Boycott Law Battle

As MKs take sides over the “boycott law,” MK Elkin says Kadima's change of heart reveals slide to the left.Maayana Miskin, 11/07/2011 00:40
MK Elkin Visits Rabbi Lior

MK Elkin Visits Rabbi Lior

Coalition chairman MK Ze'ev Elkin came to visit Rabbi Dov Lior over his arrest. "It was a ridiculous decision to interrogate him," he said.Elad Benari, 01/07/2011 10:06
Ministers to Get Half Vegetables

Ministers to Get Half Vegetables

Farmers expelled from Gush Katif are planning a unique present for Israel's government – incomplete produce, in protest of incomplete aid.Maayana Miskin, 20/05/2011 13:46