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Backlash After Piron Supports Teaching 'Nakba Day'

Former Minister Gideon Sa'ar slams Piron for proposing Israel give legitimacy to day calling its own establishment a 'tragedy.'Ido Ben-Porat, 3/29/2015, 10:20 AM

Saar Says He Won't Run in Likud Primaries

Former interior minister who surprised everyone by taking a break from politics says he won't be making a comeback.Gil Ronen, 12/11/2014, 4:05 PM

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.Uzi Baruch, Gil Ronen, 12/9/2014, 1:54 PM

Netanyahu Set to Move Up Likud Primaries

Prime 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.Gil Ronen, 10/7/2014, 10:57 PM

Netanyahu Snubs Ex-Ally Saar

Minister of Interior was not invited to a meeting of Likud activists with the Prime Minister.Hezki Baruch, Gil Ronen, 9/15/2014, 1:06 PM

Saar: Tel Aviv Doesn't Know How to Respect the Law

Interior Minister Gideon Saar slammed Tel Aviv city fathers for failing to enforce the law, and keep markets closed on Shabbat.Moshe Cohen, 7/7/2014, 2:16 AM

Minister Saar Begins to Observe Sabbath

The minister, who was reputed to lead a boisterous lifestyle, is moving closer to Judaism.Gil Ronen, 6/18/2014, 9:23 AM

Minister Saar Visits Youths' 'Amazing' Families

Minister of Interior was deeply impressed by the strength of the families of three abducted youths.Yoni Kempinski & Gil Ronen, 6/15/2014, 7:09 PM

Govt. Dumps Leftwing Haaretz from Advertising List

State public notices will soon be appearing in free daily newspapers Israel Hayom and Israel Post - but Haaretz is now off the listMoshe Cohen, 5/1/2014, 7:49 AM

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.Hezki Baruch, 3/26/2014, 8:11 PM

A Summer Adventure to Actualize Your Potential

How do you make the most of those long summer months?Malki Ehrlich, 3/24/2014, 1:40 PM

Public Most Satisfied with Education Minister

Education Minister Shai Piron is the minister with whose performance the Israeli public is most satisfied, finds new poll.Elad Benari, 1/29/2014, 4:42 AM

X-Factor Winner Approved to Sing in Israel

After facing problems with immigration officials, Israel's X-Factor winner Rose Fostanes is now legally cleared to sing in Israel.Tova Dvorin, 1/21/2014, 3:14 AM

Israeli Policy on Illegals to Remain Unchanged

The Israeli government’s policy towards illegal infiltrators will remain unchanged despite their ongoing protests, decide officials.Elad Benari, 1/9/2014, 1:15 AM

Despite Immigrant Demo, Minister Stands Firm

Gideon Saar defends infiltrator law, says Israel follows international law and that most immigrants aren't refugees.Ari Yashar, Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/6/2014, 11:32 AM

South Tel Aviv Residents Demonstrate - in Support

A different type of protest: following fallout from Infiltrator's Law, South Tel Aviv residents demonstrate in gratitude at MK's home.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/31/2013, 8:28 AM

Knesset Passes New Infiltrators Law

After heated debate, Knesset passes law which allows illegal migrants to be jailed for up to 12 months. Leftists MKs: This is a disgrace.Elad Benari, 12/10/2013, 3:46 AM

Knesset Approves New Infiltrators Law

Knesset approves first reading of a law which allows police to jail illegal migrants for up to 12 months in special detention facilities.Elad Benari, 11/26/2013, 1:14 AM

Cabinet Approves Plan to Deal with Infiltrators

New plan gives infiltrators incentives to go home and boosts police numbers to increase law enforcement, especially in south Tel Aviv.Ari Yashar, 11/25/2013, 11:31 AM

Cost of Anti-Infiltrator Law: Almost NIS 500,000

Law mandating a 12-month detention stint for infiltrators will include enforcement, construction and jobs.Tova Dvorin, 11/22/2013, 10:21 AM

Bennett: Attacks Won't Shut Us Up

Bayit Yehudi head Naftali Bennett says neither he nor his MKs will be intimidated into keeping quiet, despite attacks on the party.David Lev, 10/28/2013, 5:15 PM

Saar: '1967 Borders' Are Out of the Question

Interior Minister says that Israel will never agree to the PA's demands that it withdraw to the indefensible 1949 Armistice Line.Elad Benari, 8/30/2013, 6:43 AM

Saar: 10,000 Signups Aren't Wrong on Biometric IDs

That 10,000 Israelis have signed up for biometric ID cards proves there's nothing to fear from them, says Interior Minister Gideon SaarDavid Lev, 8/8/2013, 1:36 PM

Report: Piron Cancels School Trips to Hevron

Education Minister Shai Piron has decided to cancel a program started by his predecessor and meant to encourage school visits to Hevron.Elad Benari, 7/11/2013, 12:13 AM

Knesset Approves Extension of Summer Time

The Knesset approves the second and third readings of the bill to extend Daylight Saving Time until the end of October.Elad Benari, 7/9/2013, 2:16 AM

Saar: Running with Lieberman Cost Us Seats

The Likud won fewer seats in the last election because of the union with Yisrael Beytenu, says Interior Minister Gideon Saar.Elad Benari, 7/7/2013, 6:31 AM

Report: Saar May Quit Politics

Interior Minister's media advisor denies report that Saar is considering opening a law firm.Gil Ronen, 6/30/2013, 5:01 PM

Knesset Approves Summer Time Extension

Knesset approves the first reading of a bill which determines that Daylight Saving Time will be extended until the end of October.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/25/2013, 6:13 AM

Knesset Extends Marriage Unification Order

Knesset extends order that prevents the family unification law from being taken advantage of for terrorism purposes.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/23/2013, 2:42 AM

Police, A-G Probe Reports about Education Minister

Reports of inappropriate conduct by Education Minister Saar may hinder his appointment to cabinet.Gil Ronen, 2/19/2013, 11:57 AM

Netanyahu 'Punishes' Saar for Election Failure

Report: Prime Minister left Gideon Saar out of coalition negotiations, blames him for election results.Arutz Sheva, 1/24/2013, 9:39 PM

MK Saar: Bayit Yehudi Won't Advance Women

Citing an Arutz Sheva interview, Likud Minister attacks Rabbi Ben Dahan and gender separation at Bnei Akiva.Gil Ronen, 1/2/2013, 8:31 PM

New Rules Could Lower Yeshiva, Ulpana Tuition

Tuition costs at Yeshiva high schools and ulpanot are set to begin falling, thanks to new conditions set by the Education Ministry. David Lev, 1/1/2013, 12:45 AM

Likud on Offense against Bennett over 'Expulsion'

Bayit Yehudi chairman to hold press conference regarding his position on orders to evict Jewish homes.Gil Ronen, 12/22/2012, 7:22 PM

Likud Voting at 46%; Anger over Malfunction

Minister Saar: Voting process is "a farce." Company in charge of election computer blames hackers.Gil Ronen, 11/25/2012, 9:23 PM

Likud Nukes Olmert's 'Outrageous' Attack

"No limits to chutzpah," says Minister Erdan. "Olmert allowed Hamas to take over Gaza."Gil Ronen, 11/4/2012, 7:36 PM

Ministers: Ariel University Status Very Soon

Video: Ministers Saar and Steinitz explain their plans for strengthening Samaria through Ariel.Yoni Kempinski & Gil Ronen, 10/21/2012, 11:55 PM

Steinitz: Ariel University Status by Summer 2013

Minister says he and Education Minister were a match "made in Heaven" to help Ariel.Gil Ronen, 10/21/2012, 5:40 PM

EU Condemns Gilo Housing, Israel Shoots Back

Minister Saar: "Our right to build in Jerusalem is no lesser than the right of the British to build in London."Gil Ronen, 10/20/2012, 7:31 PM

Ariel Students Remain Optimistic

Students at the Ariel University Center express optimism about being recognized. "We rely on the Education Minister and the Prime Minister."Elad Benari, 7/6/2012, 5:12 AM

Education Minister: Ariel will be a University

Gideon Saar says "there will be struggles" but is confident they will end with a new university.Gil Ronen, 7/5/2012, 10:01 PM

"I Know My Roots" Vows PM at Merkaz HaRav

Emotional Netanyahu vows: "I know my roots. I will never give up any of Jerusalem". Rosh yeshiva reveals letters from PM's grandfather.Elad Benari, 5/21/2012, 8:09 AM

Olmert Suggests '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.Elad Benari, 5/21/2012, 7:16 AM

Gov't Kills Holocaust Denier Law

The government stopped a bill by MK Michael Ben Ari forbidding diplomatic contacts with 'Holocaust deniers,' which was left undefined.Gabe Kahn, 5/9/2012, 9:09 PM

Ministers Threaten to Override Supreme Court

The sixteen year power-struggle between the Knesset and Supreme Court over judicial decisions may come to a head in Beit El.Gabe Kahn, 5/7/2012, 8:56 PM

Netanyahu Meets Bible Quiz Contestants

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu meets the contestants of the International Bible Quiz, tells them to immigrate to Israel.Elad Benari, 4/24/2012, 3:15 AM

Israel, India Announce Joint Academic Program

Joint research programs will receive up to $10M annually, equally funded by both sides.Gil Ronen, 4/4/2012, 9:47 PM

"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.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 3/13/2012, 7:15 AM

Shomron Regional Council Receives Education Award

The Shomron Regional Council is this year's winner of the Ministry of Education’s annual National Education Award for local councils.Elad Benari, 2/22/2012, 2:13 AM

Sa’ar: There Won't Be Another Disengagement

Education Minister Gideon Sa’ar visits the Gush Katif Museum. "There won't be another disengagement. We've learned our lesson."Elad Benari, 2/16/2012, 6:13 AM

Har Bracha Dedicates Two New Neighborhoods

Har Bracha in Shomron continues to grow, with two new neighborhoods. Ed. Min. Saar was there: Peace shouldn't mean moving Jews.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 2/2/2012, 4:12 AM

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.Gabe Kahn., 12/27/2011, 5:27 PM

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."Elad Benari, Canada, 8/19/2011, 10:32 PM

Israeli 'Brains' Win Math Medals

Israeli’s brightest math students restore the country’s positive image at the annual Math Olympiad -- win one gold, four bronze medals. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 7/25/2011, 10:42 AM

Israel Goes for Gold in Physics

Israel's delegation to the International Physics Olympiad returned home Tuesday, bringing home five medals – 2 gold, 2 silver, and 1 bronze.David Lev, 7/20/2011, 3:45 AM

Education Minister Tours Shomron

Education Minister Saar took part in a young Likud activists' tour of the Shomron region. "The settlement movement secures the Israeli people."Elad Benari & Hezki Baruch, 6/14/2011, 4:27 PM

Saar Zigzags on Summer Vacation

Less than a week after he announced that summer vacation would end earlier than usual, Education Minister Saar reversed the decision.Elad Benari, 6/7/2011, 9:32 AM