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Yamina implodes as National Union, New Right officially break ties
January 12, 2021
An independent run by the National Union is projected to just pass the electoral threshold, while polls say Naftali Bennett's New Right is poised to become one of parliament’s largest factions.
Naftali Bennett: Approving a Palestinian state would be Israel’s ‘biggest mistake’
December 8, 2020
The “Palestinians first” mindset has been proven wrong, and the Arab world understands that the Jewish state “is here to stay,” says the New Right Knesset member.
New Right, National Union agree to joint run in elections
January 14, 2020
“We have reunited the family,” says New Right leader Naftali Bennett, who will lead the joint list • United Jewish Home alliance: Unity deal represents “shattering of religious Zionism.”
Netanyahu offers Bennett defense ministry job
November 8, 2019
New Right accepted the appointment, which will be voted on at the next cabinet meeting. Blue and White criticized the move.
Bennett says he’ll sit in the opposition to avoid a third round of elections
November 3, 2019
“I release [Benjamin] Netanyahu from any commitment to me and to the New Right, and am ready to sit in the opposition. The main thing is to get a government established,” says the New Right leader.
Zehut Party submits slate, will not join United Right
August 1, 2019
Labor Party central committee approves merger with the Gesher Party, putting to rest left-wing hopes that the new Democractic Camp would join forces with it. Parties have until 10 p.m. to ink a deal.
Former Israeli Justice Minister Shaked calls for right-wing unity ahead of September elections
July 16, 2019
The split in the right-wing bloc prior to April’s elections contributed to the coalition failure, as Ayelet Shaked’s newly formed New Right Party failed to cross the electoral threshold, gifting several Knesset mandates to Israel’s left.
Zehut’s Feiglin considering merger with New Right for upcoming elections
June 13, 2019
The New Right Party “appeals to the entire nation, and if you are not a hard leftist, it does not antagonize you,” says Moshe Feiglin.
Bennett, Feiglin discussing a joint run in Israel’s September election
Ariel Kahana and Yaron Doron
June 2, 2019
The New Right and Zehut leaders are talking about the two parties running on a joint list for the election and reverting to their current status should they make it into the Knesset.
New Right Party concedes defeat in Israeli elections
April 17, 2019
After days of conflict with the Central Elections Committee and demands for vote recounts, Naftali Bennett and Ayelet Shaked close the book on Israel’s 2019 elections.
Confusion, controversy as doubts loom over New Right’s possible entry to Knesset
April 11, 2019
Confusion around the possibility that the New Right Party passed the minimum threshold to enter the Knesset increased as announcements that the party succeeded were quickly followed by saying it had failed.
Bennett: Netanyahu’s last-minute plea cost New Right chance to form government
April 10, 2019
According to one poll, the New Right was hovering between life and death, barely crossing the minimum electoral threshold of four seats.
Journalist turned politician Caroline Glick turns the spotlight on Blue and White Party, Israeli left
Avrohom Shmuel Lewin
March 12, 2019
“The reason the center-right is the largest bloc in Israel is because people have become very disenchanted with the sort of cultish, irrational positions of the left, whether on strategic or economic or social issues.”
February 24, 2019
Why the Otzma Party is a legitimate political voice
Two-state solutionists plan to kick out Jews from their homes in favor of the newly minted Palestine, which sounds a lot like ethnic-cleansing. These very same people look down from their high horse of moral superiority at a right-wing party that calls to expel terrorists so that Jews can be safe from jihad in their ancestral heartland.
January 13, 2019
Will the ‘New Right’ get it right?
It could well be that Education Minister Naftali Bennett and Justice Minister Ayalet Shaked have shrewdly diagnosed an inherent lacuna in Israel’s body politic and have identified a significant, yet untapped constituency of secular hawks.