Coalition Crisis: No IBA worker will be abandoned

Finance Minister says he will make sure all 1,000 IBA employees who stand to lose their jobs are taken care of.Yoni Kempinski, Sunday, 6:28 PM

City of David activist to be awarded Israel Prize

Be'eri wins prize for turning City of David into site of heritage, education, national, and international tourism of highest order.Mordechai Sones, Thursday, 6:57 PM

Liberman: Bennett acting out of narrow political considerations

Defense Minister says Naftali Bennett acting against interest of pre-military school by defending rabbinic leader.Arutz Sheva Staff, Thursday, 5:12 PM

Likud Minister: Bennett trying to gain political capital

Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely attacks Education Minister: 'Shame such an important subject became a populist and political debate.'Mordechai Sones, Thursday, 4:32 PM

Bennett dismisses Liberman's 'political prattle' over Eli

Education Minister Naftali Bennett and the Eli paramilitary academy responded emphatically to Liberman's letter firing Rabbi Levinstein.Yoel Domb, 3/15/2017, 6:43 PM

'Jewish Home party has abandoned its values'

Jonathan Baranski, a candidate for the leadership of the Jewish Home party, says the party has lost its way and become a dictatorship.Shimon Cohen, 3/14/2017, 10:48 PM

Jonathan Baransky to contest Jewish Home leadership

Colonel (Res.) Jonathan Baransky announced Tuesday his candidacy for head of the Jewish Home party.Hezky Baruch, 3/14/2017, 1:34 PM

'Eliminate Haniyeh before you close Eli academy'

Naftali Bennett rejected Defense Minister Liberman's demand to stop funding Eli academy.Hezky Baruch, 3/8/2017, 10:32 PM

'Our candidate for prime minister'

Deputy Defense Minister Eli Ben Dahan welcomes early Jewish Home internal elections, says Bennett is party's candidate for premier.Hezky Baruch, 3/8/2017, 5:29 PM

Bennett preparing for national leadership with Likud merger

Naftali Bennett intends to merge with Likud before election in order to thwart Yair Lapid's rise in the polls.Hezki Baruch, 3/8/2017, 4:38 PM

Bennett visits hunger striking Amona residents

Education Minister makes surprise visit to hunger striking residents to show support for their struggle to have new homes built.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/6/2017, 4:59 PM

Bennett increases pressure on PM

Jewish Home leader calls on PM to fulfill promise to Amona residents to build a new town for them without delay.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/3/2017, 12:08 PM

Bennett reconnects with his roots

Education Minister receives family tree from Diaspora Museum detailing his family lineage dating back over 200 years.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/2/2017, 7:12 PM

Only Bennett demanded the destruction of terror tunnels

State Comptroller writes government failed to take tunnel threat seriously, withheld essential information from ministers.Gary Willig, 2/28/2017, 4:25 PM

Amona HQ announces hunger strike

'Demolition follows demolition.The promises are meaningless,' say Amona leaders disappointed by government's failure to fulfill commitments.Uzi Baruch, 2/28/2017, 1:26 PM

Deri: Schools which flout the rules will not receive funds

Ministers Bennett and Deri present new directives for haredi schools.Hezki Baruch, 2/28/2017, 11:02 AM

Arab teacher threatened over photo-op with Bennett

Arab teacher who posted photo of herself with Education Minister faces harassment and threats.Shimon Cohen, 2/26/2017, 7:34 PM

Arab school in Jerusalem closed for incitement

Elementary school affiliated with Hamas closed over incitement in curriculum: 'Our sovereignty in Jerusalem begins.'Gary Willig, 2/23/2017, 4:44 PM

Bennett: Shaked has achieved the unbelievable

Jewish Home leader Naftali Bennett responded Wednesday to the appointment of four new judges to the Supreme Court.Uzi Baruch, 2/22/2017, 10:20 PM

'Israel's security requires immediate pardon for Azariya'

Politicians react in different ways to Azariya sentence. Some demand immediate pardon, others to respect court sentence.Yoel Domb, 2/21/2017, 2:36 PM

Bennett revokes decision of previous Education Minister

Education Minister Naftali Bennett has reversed a decision by his predecessor concerning the number of subjects studied by pupils.Yoel Domb, 2/21/2017, 11:16 AM

'Textbook teaches Christian, not Jewish connection to Jerusalem'

The Hotam organization criticizes the Education Ministry for introducing textbook presenting Jerusalem as equally holy to three religions.Yedidia Ben Or, 2/20/2017, 5:29 PM

Bennett: My solution is annexation

Israel's Education Minister speaks to Conference of Presidents, says he's 'sure Netanyahu will keep his word.'Eliran Aharon, 2/20/2017, 12:12 PM

'We can't build without coordinating with the U.S.'

Defense Minister warns urges all those talking about annexation to "calm down".Elad Benari, Canada, 2/17/2017, 11:17 PM

Bennett to Netanyahu: You have to keep your promises

Prime Minister reportedly 'reconsidering' agreement to build new town for Amona expellees after meeting with Trump.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/17/2017, 11:43 AM

Left-wing MK plans bill to annex Area C

Zionist Union MK plans to submit bill to annex all of Area C to force coalition to act on its declarations instead of empty postures.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/17/2017, 10:58 AM

Bennett: What restraint are we talking about?

In light of Netanyahu's comments indicating openness to restraint in building, Bennett calls for clarification.Haim Lev, 2/16/2017, 2:40 PM

'The world respects countries that protect their land'

Bennett addresses Jerusalem Conference: 'Battle not over Palestinian statehood, but whether there will be third Palestinian state.'Ido Ben Porat, 2/13/2017, 2:51 PM

Likud ministers attack Bennett for 'lecturing' Netanyahu

Likud ministers back Netanyahu, say no need for Bennett to lecture on importance of upcoming Trump-Netanyahu meeting.Hezki Baruch, Nitsan Keidar, 2/12/2017, 11:24 AM

'Bennett wants to drag the entire country into a war'

Yisrael Katz slams Naftali Bennett for criticizing things 'to gain political points' and trying to escalate situation with Gaza.Yedidya Ben-Or, 2/12/2017, 8:58 AM

Bennett: Our choice is to live, and we will win

Education Minister speaks at memorial ceremony marking 20 years since 'Island of Peace' Massacre. 'Peace comes through strength.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/9/2017, 5:27 PM

'Next round of fighting not a question of 'if' - only of 'when'

Minister Bennett calls for crushing victory against Israel's enemies at memorial for Sderot girl murdered shielding brother from rocket.Uzi Baruch, 2/7/2017, 12:26 PM

Regulation Law likely to pass on Monday

Despite effort by Netanyahu to delay vote, Regulation Law appears poised to be passed by full Knesset on Monday.David Rosenberg, 2/6/2017, 8:32 AM

'We expect Bennett to take up the reins'

Rosh Yeshiva of Beit El Yeshiva says he expects Education Minister to pass Regulation Law and establish Israeli sovereignty.Eliran Aharon, 2/5/2017, 10:51 PM

Netanyahu: Bennett's ultimatum a bluff

PM dismisses accusations by Education Minister over request to delay vote on Regulation Bill, says he is focused on meetings in UK and US.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/5/2017, 7:36 PM

Bennett rejects Netanyahu's request to delay Regulation Law vote

Jewish Home leader refuses PM's request to push off Regulation Law vote until after his trip to visit UK Prime Minister Theresa May.David Rosenberg, 2/5/2017, 4:48 PM

Bennett and Shaked: Obligated to the Regulation Law

Ministers Naftali Bennett and Ayelet Shaked visit Ofra, assure residents they're committed to passing the Regulation Law.Uzi Baruch, 2/5/2017, 3:18 AM

Bennett: We lost the battle, but we'll win the war

'We lost Amona, but the residents' sacrifice will help save thousands of other homes.'Uzi Baruch, 2/1/2017, 12:56 PM

Likud MK: Bennett needs to quit over Amona

MK Oren Hazan meets Jewish Home MK Bezalel Smotrich in Amona, says Jewish Home should be ashamed of themselves, Bennett should quit.Eliran Aharon, Chana Roberts, 2/1/2017, 10:48 AM

Former MK Ketzale: Bennett can make or break Amona

According to Ketzale, Bennett will deserve all the credit for saving Amona, or all the blame for its demolition when he could have acted.Baruch Gordon, 2/1/2017, 12:15 AM

Regulation Law vote postponed

Despite pledge to pass Regulation Law ahead of Amona evacuation, Knesset pushes off vote on bill.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/31/2017, 2:07 PM

Giuliani to Bennett: Let's strengthen ties

Jewish Home chairman meets visiting former NYC Mayor, highlights Israel's leadership in the fight against terror.Ido Ben Porat, 1/27/2017, 1:07 AM

Bennett: We will not form an alternative government

Jewish Home leader says party would not support new Prime Minister if Netanyahu resigns, would support new elections.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/25/2017, 10:02 PM

'Haredi' journalist lashes out at Bennett

'Haredi' journalist Benny Rabinovich attacks Jewish Home chairman Naftali Bennett, calling him "insolent and evil"Uzi Baruch, 1/25/2017, 1:20 PM

'Imagine an Israel without checkpoints from Jenin to Jerusalem'

Bennett calls for a 'Marshall Plan' for Judea and Samaria, including a 'free tourism zone' between Israel and Palestinian Authority.Yoni Kempinski, 1/24/2017, 12:28 PM

'No more excuses, Bennett, keep your promises!'

Senior Religious Zionist figures slam Jewish Home chairman over impending destruction of Amona, failure to pass Regulation Law.Uzi Baruch, 1/24/2017, 10:43 AM

PM to Bennett: This is not the time for knee-jerk reactions

PM responds to Jewish Home leader's call for immediate annexation of Maaleh Adumim, says opportunity requires acting responsibly.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/23/2017, 4:40 PM

Bennett: This is the time for action, not excuses

Education Minister calls on PM to act now to annex Maaleh Adumim and to take advantage of an opportunity which may not come again.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/23/2017, 4:24 PM

Amona residents: Government violated agreement

Amona residents say government has not started construction on new housing, say they will restart campaign unless regulation law enacted.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/23/2017, 1:16 AM

Poll: Bennett leading right-wing candidate

A new poll published by Ma'ariv indicates that Naftali Bennett would lead the country if elections were held today - and he ran under Likud.Uzi Baruch, 1/20/2017, 8:15 AM

Bennett on BBC: PA envoy to US a Holocaust denier

Education Minister Naftali Bennett faces off against PA envoy who called Holocaust a hoax, demands he retract statement, 1/18/2017, 9:45 PM

Ma'ale Adumim sovereignty law submitted to Knesset committee

A proposal to apply Israeli law to Maale Adumim will be submitted to Ministerial Legislative Committee on Sunday.Yoel Domb, 1/17/2017, 6:23 PM

'No to Palestine: Yes to sovereignty'

Jewish Home Chairman says choice is between sovereignty in Area C or Arab State on 1949 lines flooding Israel with refugees.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/16/2017, 5:01 PM

'Bennett and other 'messianists' leading the country to ruin'

Former Mossad directer blasts 'messianic' calls to annex parts of Judea and Samaria, says Israel must create new Arab state or become one.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/15/2017, 9:37 PM

Bennett: Study Torah for at least a year before enlisting

Naftali Bennett told twelfth-graders to invest at least a year in meaningful Torah study before they enlist in the army.Yoel Domb, 1/11/2017, 9:28 PM

Likud Minister eyeing Bennett's job?

Gila Gamliel looking to step up to Education Ministry.Orly Harari, 1/11/2017, 9:32 AM

Bill to ban IDF-bashing organizations from schools submitted

A proposal to prevent organizations critical of the IDF from entering educational institutions will be submitted to a ministerial committee.Hezky Baruch, 1/5/2017, 9:52 PM