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The Knesset National Union faction participated in the dedication of new Jewish home in the Muslim Quarter of Jerusalem's Old City.
If Bennett and Ariel split the party, Bayit Yehudi votes will go to the only party fielding a strong, stable religious bloc... the Likud.
"I think it's none of our business in Israel to intervene in American domestic decisions."
The highest number of seats polls show the joint Jewish Home-National Union list is 13.
I will also work towards being your “Congressman” in the Knesset, with the level of connection and accountability that Anglos are accustomed to.
Eldad described a vacuum on the right, and a need for an ideological right-wing that will say things "that have been forgotten."
Ben Ari attacked his current party, noting that "they know that the brand 'Ben Ari' is worth more than the two or three votes that each one of them would bring."
Following Naftali Bennett's reported statement that he won't allow three-fourths of the National Union party to run with the Jewish Home, American-born candidates for the Jewish Home party’s Knesset list Ari Abramowitz and Jeremy Gimpel say they would rather see a merger of the two National Religious parties even if it costs them their chance at the Knesset.
National Union MKs Michael Ben-Ari and Aryeh Eldad toured eastern Jerusalem’s A-Tur neighborhood on Sunday afternoon in an attempt to highlight the need for security in the area, famous for housing the millennia-old Mount of Olives cemetery.
Let's face it: Netanyahu took the National-Zionist MKs' lunch money and then dumped them upside down in a trash can. They lost because they played naively and poorly. It was 'amateur hour' out there.
The general director of Peace Now, Yariv Oppenheier, has urged Attorney General Yehuda Weinstein to open a criminal investigation into MKs Miri Regev (Likud), Danny Danon (Likud), and Michael Ben-Ari (National Union), for making speeches Wednesday in Tel Aviv he says incite racism and violence.
National Union Chairman MK Yaakov Katz (Ketzaleh) says the Jewish Home and National Union factions will announce, officially and together, "that we'll be running jointly in the next election." At a time when polls are showing the Religious Zionist camp losing at least one seat in the coming election, reunification couldn't come too soon. But the road back may not be simple.
Hundreds of activists who had arrived to celebrate the Mimouna applauded the MKs announcements that there was no other option for their two factions but to run a united list in the next Knesset elections. MK Yaakov Katz (Ketzele) repeated his earlier announcement that if the two factions do not run as one, he would remove himself from the campaign.
According to the poll, PM Netanyahu could form a coalition of 62 seats with Yisrael Beitenu, National Union and Jewish Home without the need for any ultra-orthodox or center-left parties.
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