Piron Faces Backlash for Proposing Schools Teach 'Nakba Day'Former Minister Gideon Sa'ar slams Piron for proposing Israel give legitimacy to day calling its own establishment a 'tragedy.'
Saar Says He Won't Challenge Netanyahu for Likud LeadershipFormer interior minister who surprised everyone by taking a break from politics says he won't be making a comeback.
Saar 'Not Ruling Out Running against Bibi'Gideon Saar (Likud) said he was leaving politics in September but reportedly is signalling he may be about to return.
Netanyahu Set to Hold Likud Primaries Earlier Than ExpectedPrime Minister wants to set aside one in 10 seats on Likud's list to a 'star' personally selected by him, in a bid to consolidate control.
Netanyahu Snubs Ex-Ally SaarMinister of Interior was not invited to a meeting of Likud activists with the Prime Minister.
Saar: Tel Aviv Doesn't Know How to Respect the LawInterior Minister Gideon Saar slammed Tel Aviv city fathers for failing to enforce the law, and keep markets closed on Shabbat.
Minister Saar Begins to Observe SabbathThe minister, who was reputed to lead a boisterous lifestyle, is moving closer to Judaism.
Minister Saar Visits Missing Youths' 'Amazing' FamiliesMinister of Interior was deeply impressed by the strength of the families of three abducted youths.
Govt. Dumps Leftwing Haaretz from Advertising ListState public notices will soon be appearing in free daily newspapers Israel Hayom and Israel Post - but Haaretz is now off the list
Likud Min. Says 'No More One-Sided Concessions'Saar slams talk of building freeze and terrorist releases, 'no place today' for concessions just to extend talks.
A Summer Adventure to Actualize Your PotentialHow do you make the most of those long summer months?
Public Most Satisfied with Education Minister, Poll FindsEducation Minister Shai Piron is the minister with whose performance the Israeli public is most satisfied, finds new poll.
X-Factor Winner Approved to Sing in IsraelAfter facing problems with immigration officials, Israel's X-Factor winner Rose Fostanes is now legally cleared to sing in Israel.
Israeli Policy on Illegal Aliens to Remain UnchangedThe Israeli government’s policy towards illegal infiltrators will remain unchanged despite their ongoing protests, decide officials.
Despite Immigrant Demo, Interior Minister Stands FirmGideon Saar defends infiltrator law, says Israel follows international law and that most immigrants aren't refugees.
South Tel Aviv Residents Demonstrate - in SupportA different type of protest: following fallout from Infiltrator's Law, South Tel Aviv residents demonstrate in gratitude at MK's home.
Knesset Passes New Infiltrators LawAfter heated debate, Knesset passes law which allows illegal migrants to be jailed for up to 12 months. Leftists MKs: This is a disgrace.
Knesset Approves First Reading of New Infiltrators LawKnesset approves first reading of a law which allows police to jail illegal migrants for up to 12 months in special detention facilities.
Cabinet Approves Plan to Deal with Illegal ImmigrantsNew plan gives infiltrators incentives to go home and boosts police numbers to increase law enforcement, especially in south Tel Aviv.
Cost of Anti-Infiltrator Law: Almost NIS 500,000Law mandating a 12-month detention stint for infiltrators will include enforcement, construction and jobs.
Bennett: Attacks Won't Shut Us UpBayit Yehudi head Naftali Bennett says neither he nor his MKs will be intimidated into keeping quiet, despite attacks on the party.
Saar: '1967 Borders' Are Out of the QuestionInterior Minister says that Israel will never agree to the PA's demands that it withdraw to the indefensible 1949 Armistice Line.
Saar: 10,000 Signups Can't Be Wrong About Biometric IDsThat 10,000 Israelis have signed up for biometric ID cards proves there's nothing to fear from them, says Interior Minister Gideon Saar
Report: Piron Cancels School Trips to HevronEducation Minister Shai Piron has decided to cancel a program started by his predecessor and meant to encourage school visits to Hevron.
Knesset Approves Extension of Summer TimeThe Knesset approves the second and third readings of the bill to extend Daylight Saving Time until the end of October.
Saar: Running with Lieberman Cost Us SeatsThe Likud won fewer seats in the last election because of the union with Yisrael Beytenu, says Interior Minister Gideon Saar.
Report: Saar May Quit PoliticsInterior Minister's media advisor denies report that Saar is considering opening a law firm.
Knesset Approves Summer Time Extension in First ReadingKnesset approves the first reading of a bill which determines that Daylight Saving Time will be extended until the end of October.
Knesset Extends Order Preventing Unification by MarriageKnesset extends order that prevents the family unification law from being taken advantage of for terrorism purposes.
Police, A-G to Probe Reports about Education MinisterReports of inappropriate conduct by Education Minister Saar may hinder his appointment to cabinet.
Netanyahu 'Punishes' Saar for Election FailureReport: Prime Minister left Gideon Saar out of coalition negotiations, blames him for election results.
MK Saar: Bayit Yehudi Won't Advance WomenCiting an Arutz Sheva interview, Likud Minister attacks Rabbi Ben Dahan and gender separation at Bnei Akiva.
New Rules Could Lower Yeshiva, Ulpana TuitionTuition costs at Yeshiva high schools and ulpanot are set to begin falling, thanks to new conditions set by the Education Ministry.
Likud on Offense against Bennett for Statement on Expelling JewsBayit Yehudi chairman to hold press conference regarding his position on orders to evict Jewish homes.
Likud Voting at 46%; Anger over MalfunctionMinister Saar: Voting process is "a farce." Company in charge of election computer blames hackers.
Likud Nukes Olmert's 'Outrageous' Attack"No limits to chutzpah," says Minister Erdan. "Olmert allowed Hamas to take over Gaza."
Ministers to Arutz Sheva: Ariel University Status Very SoonVideo: Ministers Saar and Steinitz explain their plans for strengthening Samaria through Ariel.
Steinitz: Ariel University Status by Summer of 2013Minister says he and Education Minister were a match "made in Heaven" to help Ariel.
EU Condemns Gilo Housing, Israel Shoots BackMinister Saar: "Our right to build in Jerusalem is no lesser than the right of the British to build in London."
Ariel Students Remain Optimistic About University StatusStudents at the Ariel University Center express optimism about being recognized. "We rely on the Education Minister and the Prime Minister."
Education Minister: Ariel will be a UniversityGideon Saar says "there will be struggles" but is confident they will end with a new university.
Netanyahu at Merkaz HaRav: "I Will Never Divide Jerusalem"Emotional Netanyahu vows: "I know my roots. I will never give up any of Jerusalem". Rosh yeshiva reveals letters from PM's grandfather.
Olmert Under Fire for Suggesting 'Jerusalem was Never United'Education Minister Saar slams former PM Olmert for saying in a newspaper interview that Israel will have to make concessions in Jerusalem.
Gov't Kills Holocaust Denier LawThe government stopped a bill by MK Michael Ben Ari forbidding diplomatic contacts with 'Holocaust deniers,' which was left undefined.
Ministers Threaten Legislative Override of Supreme CourtThe sixteen year power-struggle between the Knesset and Supreme Court over judicial decisions may come to a head in Beit El.
Netanyahu Meets Bible Quiz Contestants: Move to IsraelPrime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu meets the contestants of the International Bible Quiz, tells them to immigrate to Israel.
Israel, India Announce Joint Academic ProgramJoint research programs will receive up to $10M annually, equally funded by both sides.
"Ariel University Center is on the Right Track"The Ariel University of Samaria, its chancellor says, is about to receive permanent accreditation and is looking ahead to the future.
Shomron Regional Council Receives National Education AwardThe Shomron Regional Council is this year's winner of the Ministry of Education’s annual National Education Award for local councils.
Sa’ar: There Won't Be Another DisengagementEducation Minister Gideon Sa’ar visits the Gush Katif Museum. "There won't be another disengagement. We've learned our lesson."
Har Bracha Dedicates Two New NeighborhoodsHar Bracha in Shomron continues to grow, with two new neighborhoods. Ed. Min. Saar was there: Peace shouldn't mean moving Jews.
Saar: 'The Love of Our Tanakh Must Be Taught'Education Minister Saar hailed the Tanakh as the basis of Israel's culture saying students must be taught to love it.
Saar: Terrorists Are ‘Essence of Evil’Education Minister Saar at funeral of terror attack victim: "He wanted to do good but was killed by the essence of evil."
Video: Israeli Students Win Five Medals in Math OlympicsIsraeli’s brightest math students restore the country’s positive image at the annual Math Olympiad -- win one gold, four bronze medals.
Israel Scores Gold at Physics OlympiadIsrael's delegation to the International Physics Olympiad returned home Tuesday, bringing home five medals – 2 gold, 2 silver, and 1 bronze.
Education Minister Tours Shomron, Emphasizes Biblical ConnectionEducation Minister Saar took part in a young Likud activists' tour of the Shomron region. "The settlement movement secures the Israeli people."
Saar Zigzags on Summer VacationLess than a week after he announced that summer vacation would end earlier than usual, Education Minister Saar reversed the decision.