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Smotrich said he would not accept the Construction portfolio
By GILAD MALACH
Among the many surprises of last week’s election was the impressive performance by the ultra-Orthodox parties.
By JEREMY SHARON,GIL HOFFMAN
“I’m fed up with listening to Liberman’s threats. I’m not worried if there won’t be a coalition, we’ll go to elections again,” the UTJ MK warned.
According to Labor's constitution, after a party leader loses an election for prime minister, a new leadership race must automatically be held within 14 months.
Likud sources said that Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked, who will not be in the next Knesset, will be replaced in her post by Likud's Yariv Levin or URP's Bezalel Smotrich
By ROSSELLA TERCATIN
"I, and I alone, am responsible for the result."
Yazbak hopes to fight poverty in the Arab sector and “act for the national liberation of the Palestinians.”
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
Outgoing Balad MK Jamal Zahalka, took a more belligerent stand, saying: “Gantz is not an alternative. He’s part of the problem.”
Central Elections Committee found no irregularities in ballot boxes it reviewed following complaints from Bennett.
I hope new MKs will make speeches worth remembering, Edelstein says, launching book of historic addresses in Knesset.
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
During the meeting, Labor chairman Avi Gabbay recommended that Rivlin present Blue and White head Benny Gantz with the task of forming the next government.
By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
“Let me begin by, this is is my first public opportunity to do this, to publicly congratulate Prime Minister Netanyahu on his victory,” Beto O’Rourke said.
By JEREMY SHARON
Expectations were high that significant numbers of haredi voters would vote for non-sectoral parties.
The Yisrael Beytenu leader endorsed PM, giving him majority to form government.
By MAARIV ONLINE
The chairman of Blue-White said that he had no doubt that he would reach a leadership position over the next few years, adding that "in retrospect I should have been more modest"
The New Right had expressed hope it would still get into the Knesset, and Zehut called the election “stolen,” after both parties remained below the 3.25% electoral threshold.
By TAMAR BEERI
"Ayelet Shaked is popular and loved in the Likud party," MK David Bitan said.
“Politicians who called Benny Gantz mentally ill and a pedophile and called me Amalek and a hater of the Jewish people become very vulnerable when it comes to themselves," Lapid said.
During the last days of the election, Netanyahu spoke of his support for annexing the West Bank settlements, telling voters that his strength depended on the size of the Likud party.
By MICHAEL FRIEDSON/ THE MEDIA LINE
Although the current election is being widely described as a rightward move by the nation, it may provide an open field for Netanyahu when previously he would have been handcuffed.
"I spoke with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, after the counting of the votes was concluded and the real results came in, and I congratulated him on his success in the elections," he tweeted
As Israel’s former US Ambassador Michael Oren said, “Our economy is excellent, our foreign relations were never better, and we’re secure… we know him, the world knows him – even our enemies know him"
By AMOTZ ASA-EL
The short-lived successes of Naftali Bennett, Avi Gabbay and Orly Levy-Abecassis had different origins, but their self-destructions were all the same.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
By ALAN ROSENBAUM
By EYTAN HALON
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