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Yisrael Katz: Netanyahu knew about everything

Denying reports that Netanyahu was surprised by the extent of the railway work on Shabbat, Yisrael Katz says that he approved the workYoel Domb, Today, 12:14 AM

MK Yonah:I didn't find a peace lover in the Mukataa

MK Yonah met with Abu Mazen in Ramallah and reported that he wishes to repair the trust between the leaderships, but is no peace lover.Yoel Domb, Yesterday, 10:15 PM

'Shabbat is just as important to me as to haredim'

The Head of the Jewish Home Party clarified his stance on enforcement of Shabbat observance in light of recent coalition crisis.Haim Lev, Yesterday, 9:19 PM

'He gave the best years of his life to the State'

Rivlin, on Benyamin Ben-Eliezer: 'We recall his love of this country, his dedication to its security and everything he gave to it.'Arutz Sheva Staff, Yesterday, 8:23 PM

Solution to Shabbat dilemma: Gentile workers supervised by Jews

Rabbi Yisrael Rosen, head of Tzomet says a halachic solution can be found for nationally required Shabbat work not involving saving of lifeShlomo Pitrokovsky, Yesterday, 8:11 PM

10-year-old girl stabbed in Jerusalem

A 10-year-old girl was rushed to Shaarei Tzedek Hospital with moderate injuries from stabbing. Suspected stabber is her mother's partner.Orly Harari, Yesterday, 6:37 PM

Binyamin Ben-Eliezer, former Defense Minister, passes away

Binyamin Ben-Eliezer, former Defense Minister, passed away at Assaf Harofeh Medical Center. He was 80 years old.Uzi Baruch, Yesterday, 5:34 PM

Haredim continue to threaten 'Hexit'

Transportation Minister Yisrael Katz gave a stern warning to Israel Railways, while haredim continue to threaten to collapse the coalition.Rachel Kaplan, Yesterday, 2:02 PM

'Ni hao' - President welcomes Israeli player for Chinese team

Peres: Football is an international language, it does not matter if you speak Hebrew, Arabic or Chinese, everyone has a place on the field.Arutz Sheva Staff, Yesterday, 1:39 PM

Court saves dog of girl with cancer

When Duba, a Belgian Shepherd of Carmiel, was ordered out of her home, her family did everything they could to save her.Arutz Sheva Staff, Yesterday, 11:01 AM

Judea-Samaria firefighters sue for state pension

After suing for their rights, the courts ruled the state must serve Judea-Samaria firefighters a pension - like the rest of the country.Shlomo Pyotrkovsky, Yesterday, 10:10 AM

Poll: Hamas will win the Palestinian elections

Hamas stands neck-and-neck in Judea-Samaria, and wins by a massive margin, in a recent poll conducted ahead of PA elections.Dalit Halevi, Yesterday, 9:13 AM

'Haredim will not decide who is a Likud minister'

Coalition chair MK David Bitan comes out strongly against a seeming 'haredi takeover,' after haredi politicians score Shabbat victory.Rachel Kaplan, Yesterday, 8:33 AM

Likud's haredi branch backs Katz on Shabbat work

Likud's haredi headquarters expresses support for Transportation Minister on issue of rail work on Shabbat.Chaim Lev, Yesterday, 4:44 AM

'First Temple Mount, then Mecca'

Islamic council slam plans for cable-car to Western Wall as Fatah warns Israel's next target is Muslim holy city of Mecca.Dalit Halevy, Saturday, 10:33 PM

'There are post-Zionists in the Zionist Union'

Labor MK warns Kibbutz movement will not tolerate post-Zionist elements in Meretz, Zionist Union. 'We may have to dump the Labor Party'.Hezki Baruch, Saturday, 9:31 PM

Coalition crisis averted as Shabbat work on train lines limited

Netanyahu orders Shabbat work on train lines restricted to potentially life-threatening situations.Hezki Baruch, Friday, 10:48 AM

13 worshippers arrested inside Arab village

Group seeking to pray by tomb of Yehoshua Bin Nun entered Palestinian Authority village without authorization.Ido Ben Porat, Friday, 8:38 AM

'Missionary work in Israel a silent Holocaust'

Lehava activists protest missionary event in Jerusalem.Eliran Aharon, Friday, 8:18 AM

Nigeria reportedly nixes Israel-Africa summit

Tense ties between Israel and Nigeria could undermine conference with 15 West African nations.JTA, Friday, 6:03 AM

Portugal pulls out of project led by Israeli university

Portugal pulls out from a law enforcement project led by Israel’s Bar-Ilan University.JTA, Friday, 5:31 AM

'A boycott of Judea and Samaria is a boycott of all of Israel'

Minister Yuval Steinitz visits the industrial zone in northern Samaria, blasts Brussels Airlines boycott of Israeli halva.Reut Hadar, Friday, 5:16 AM

Police: Farmer who killed Palestinian fired in self-defense

Police have sided with a farmer who shot at three Palestinian burglars trying to steal his truck - and killed one.Arutz Sheva Staff, Thursday, 8:44 PM

Transportation Minister: Shabbat violations - not my department

"I can't get involved in train works which take place on Shabbat"Hezki Baruch, Thursday, 7:05 PM

Israel Railways train goes up in flames

An Israel Railways train crew evacuated passengers when a mystery fire broke out in one of the cars.Rachel Kaplan, Thursday, 5:16 PM

And the award for Israel's cleanest beach goes to...

The Environmental Protection Ministry's "Clean Beach" index celebrates beaches which are 47.4% clean, up from 29% last year.Orli Harari, Thursday, 4:09 PM

'Investment broker' received 2.5 million NIS from investors

The law finally caught up with a Nahariya resident, who deceived people into giving her money under guise of 'investment broker.'Ido Ben Porat, Thursday, 3:52 PM

Policeman saves sea turtle drowning in trash

Ron Evron was out kayaking when he spotted a sea turtle entangled in a burlap bag. "It was very emotional."Rachel Kaplan, Thursday, 3:19 PM

Israel cracks down on incitement in east Jerusalem schools

The Jerusalem Municipality is censoring textbooks designated for Arab students in eastern Jerusalem.Yoel Domb, Thursday, 2:32 PM

Arrested twice in one week in the Old City

A Jewish man in his 40s was arrested twice in one week for allegedly 'disturbing the peace' near the Temple Mount.Arutz Sheva Staff, Thursday, 1:19 PM

Which MKs are promoting individual liberty and free markets?

Liberty Index ranks the Knesset parties and MKs, revealing who is protecting personal liberty from government intrusion - and who is not.Arutz Sheva Staff, Thursday, 1:17 PM

Haaretz columnist: I'm guilty

Ari Shavit of Haaretz writes that he was the 'nationalist' who first demanded that the Palestinian Arabs recognize Israel as a Jewish state.Arutz Sheva Staff, Thursday, 12:45 PM

'Everyone will understand who is in charge in Jerusalem'

A new controversy may have been sparked in Jerusalem by Nir Barkat, who announced that the Jerusalem cablecar will have a station in SilwanYoel Domb, Thursday, 10:31 AM

Olmert asks for early release

Former Prime Minister submits application to the Prison Service asking for a reduction of his sentence in the Holyland affair.Ben Ariel, Thursday, 6:28 AM

State Department blasts Hevron construction

State Department condemns government approval for the planning of new housing for Jews in Hevron as "settlement expansion".Ben Ariel, Thursday, 6:16 AM

Trump campaign offices opened up across Israel

2016 election offices established in Ramat Gan, Jerusalem, and Modiin, with a Samarian office in the works.Yoni Kempinski, Wedensday, 10:30 PM

'The end of Shabbat as the official day of rest'

Professor Aviad HaCohen discussed the Director-General's committee which is expected to recommend allowing commerce on Shabbat in Tel AvivHezki Baruch, Wedensday, 9:53 PM

Uproar in Beit Shemesh after neighbor assaults teenage girl

Beit Shemesh man arrested after sneaking into neighboring apartment, assaulting teenage girl.David Rosenberg, Wedensday, 6:34 PM

'Nobody left behind'

Musicians put on free concert for children with disabilities at Alei Siach summer camp.Hezki Baruch, Wedensday, 5:00 PM

Teen sues Unilever for millions over contaminated cornflakes

Plaintiff claims he suffered salmonella infection caused by contaminated cornflakes.Orly Harari, Wedensday, 4:47 PM

Driver indicted for hitting a 6 year-old, then fleeing the scene

Indictment filed against 21-year-old Jerusalemite who hit a child with his car on a crosswalk, injuring him badly, and then drove away.Uzi Baruch, Wedensday, 3:07 PM

Photos: Gaza's last tiger leaves 'world's worst zoo'

The inhumane neglect of the Khan Younis zoo came to an end when the last animals left today. "I am very sad," lamented owner Ziad Aweda.AFP, Wedensday, 2:04 PM

Watch: Kiryat Arba must grow

A new clip shows Kiryat Arba dropping everything to build the dream of a new neighborhood in the face of terror.Arutz Sheva Staff, Wedensday, 1:54 PM

Businesses to legally open on Shabbat in Tel Aviv?

The "Committee of Director-Generals" plans to present several bills to the Knesset to legally establish Shabbat desecration in Tel Aviv.Ben Shaul, Wedensday, 1:36 PM

Man indicted for police hit-and-run

Houssam Tarabi has been indicted in Haifa after he drove intentionally into a police officer, and then abandoned him during the chase.Rachel Kaplan, Wedensday, 12:41 PM

Peace Now 'slanders' activists over Hevron construction

Bentzi Gopstein is not amused by Peace Now's new campaign against the establishment of several Jewish housing units in Hevron.Arutz Sheva Staff, Wedensday, 12:27 PM

Ramat Gan safari rhino gives birth

Tanda the rhino has successfully given birth to a male, her fourth youngster since her arrival in Israel.Rachel Kaplan, Wedensday, 10:49 AM

Complaint filed over caricature of Deputy Defense Minister

Jewish Home representatives file police complaint over cartoon in haredi newspaper depicting Rabbi Eli Ben-Dahan as a hangman.Uzi Baruch, Wedensday, 3:45 AM

'Gilad Sharon's return will hurt the Likud'

Journalist David Bedein warns that if former PM Sharon's son returns to the Likud, it'll hurt the party's public relations.Eliran Aharon, Wedensday, 2:12 AM

Netanyahu: Palestinians want ethnic cleansing

Prime Minister calls Arab insistence on removal of Jews from Judea and Samaria for future peace deal 'ethnic cleansing'.Hezki Baruch, Tuseday, 9:03 PM

Animals rescued from 'world's worst zoo' in Gaza

Surviving animals from 'world's worst zoo' evacuated from Gaza into Israel.AFP, Tuseday, 8:15 PM

Arab pop star faces media storm after photo with IDF officer

Saber Rebaï, a Tunisian singer-songwriter, faces storm of criticism after posing for a photo together with an Israeli soldier.Arutz Sheva Staff, Tuseday, 8:10 PM

'Their arrest is unnecessary, and political'

Attorney Itamar Ben-Gvir claims police have 'political agenda' to infringe upon rights of religious Jews after 32 arrested at Joseph's Tomb.Rachel Kaplan, Tuseday, 6:02 PM

Barry Chamish passes away

Canadian-born Israeli writer and Rabin assassination conspiracy theorist found dead at age 64.Arutz Sheva Staff, Tuseday, 4:58 PM

Israeli Olympian sells medal to help kids with cancer

Children being treated in Ichilov Hospital's cancer ward thanked Yarden for her sacrifice and donation. 'We will win, just like you!'Arutz Sheva Staff, Tuseday, 4:40 PM

'Pokemon Hunters' required - to raise money for the poor

Israeli charity organization Hasdei Naomi has a new idea to raise funds for the needy this Rosh Hashannah: Hiring out "Pokemon Hunters."Tal Polon, Tuseday, 2:30 PM

Girl injured in near drowning in vacation house pool

A six year old girl from Jerusalem is in moderate condition after near drowning in a vacation home pool in the Western Galilee region.Reut Hadar, Tuseday, 2:03 PM