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Like it or not, the fact is that a vast majority of Israeli Jews today are leaning to the right, and that whatever Gantz, Lapid et al have been trying in order to seduce them is just not working.
"I very much hope that the next interior minister will be from the Likud and not from there (the Haredi parties)."
All the different polls are predicting a resounding win to the Gantz-Lapid union, yielding together a higher figure than they would have going it alone, the fact remains that there are more right- than left-wing Israeli Jews.
A Knesset member must give up his or her foreign citizenship, which Saada is currently not prepared to do.
It's rewarding to see that MK Smotrich is adept at playing "I'm rubber you're glue."
The movement headed by Tzipi Livni, Gesher, led by Orly Levi Abekasis, Moshe Feiglin's Zehut (Identity), Gal Hirsch's Magen (Protector), Baruch Marzel and Itamar Ben Gvir's Jewish Power, Eldad Yaniv's New Land do make the electoral threshold.
Netanyahu is trying to avoid an election outcome in which the Likud increases it mandates while losing its potential right-wing partners to the threshold.
The relatively low reserved spot on the Likud's list means that the PM is not planning to attract a new, big name to his party's Knesset delegation.
On the question of who should lead the New Right party, 57% said they wanted Ayelet Shaked, compared with 43% who chose Naftali Bennett.
So far, the only significant effect of the 3.75% threshold has been the forced unification of four Arab parties as the Joint Arab List.
Bennett and Shaked's breakaway party will either strengthen Israel's right, or completely destroy it in the upcoming elections...
Habayit Hayehudi headed by Naftali Bennett receives 11 seats in the new poll, compared to 8 in the current Knesset.
Yesh Atid chairman MK Yair Lapid said on Monday: "After the elections, a government headed by myself will pass the draft law without tricky combinations."
"The people who do not observe the Shabbat played out the first act claiming there was violence, and there really wasn't. "
The initial investigation raised suspicions of unusual movements in bank accounts associated with Aryeh Deri and family members.
A Saturday night poll showed that should Labor appoint Benny Gantz to head its Knesset list, the party could pick up 24 seats, compared with Likud's 26.
The split within the Haredi factions in last Tuesday's vote also makes it possible for several Haredi city council-members elect to endorse Berkovitch next round.
Jerusalem Faction, the radical Haredi slate (2) will support the secular Berkowitz.
"He was an outstanding and industrious minister who brightened everyone’s face; he loved peace and pursued peace."
Minister Liberman did not retract the comment mentioned in the complaint.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday morning told the weekly Cabinet meeting that Hamas, apparently, has not internalized Israel's message."If they do not stop...
The Interior Minister is opposed to lowering the threshold, fearing that this would let his rival, Eli Yishai, enter the Knesset.
MK Bezalel Smotrich (Habayit Hayehudi) on Monday sent an angry letter to Prime Minister Netanyahu and Justice Minister Shaked, protesting the decision to discriminate...