IDF fires at terrorists launching arson balloons

Israeli forces respond to terror groups launching incendiary devices to burn Israeli land.Arutz Sheva Staff, Sunday, 4:09 PM

Bennett: Incendiary balloon is the same as a Qassam

Minister Bennett addresses increased kite and balloon terror in southern Israel. 'One who launches incendiary balloon should be shot.'Hezki Baruch, Sunday, 11:53 AM

Bennett, Liberman, or Kahlon to join the Likud?

Transportation Minister: Only those who have not left the party can lead the Likud.Arutz Sheva Staff, Friday, 11:35 AM

'Terrorists using kites no better than terrorists with rockets'

Cabinet discusses plan to use Sinai to provide humanitarian, economic aid to Gaza.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/10/2018, 10:25 PM

'Israel doesn't want war'

Naftali Bennett, member of Israel's security cabinet, denies reports of ceasefire.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/30/2018, 8:14 AM

'Don't preach to us'

Education Minister Naftali Bennett slams Israel's 'armchair critics' following wave of mortar attacks on Israeli towns.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/29/2018, 8:28 AM

Iran to Pompeo: We don't take orders from you

Senior Iranian official responds to US Secretary of State speech and US conditions: 'We don't need permission to operate in Middle East.'Mordechai Sones, 5/21/2018, 6:59 PM

Vandals hit yeshiva: 'Kahane is dead, what about Bennett?'

Apparent hate-crime as national-religious yeshiva in Tel Aviv targeted by vandals suggesting Education Minister be assassinated.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/21/2018, 2:00 PM

Bennett: Share the Truth on Gaza

Education Minister slams UN for holding moment of silence for rioters killed in Gaza after Hamas revealed 50 of the dead were its members., 5/16/2018, 10:34 PM

Bennett: Boycott Turkey

Education Minister calls on government to recognize Armenian Genocide following Turkey;s expulsion of Israeli ambassador.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/15/2018, 5:08 PM

Bennett: we will never even discuss dividing Jerusalem

Education Minister tells critics of US embassy in Jerusalem to 'get over it' in interview with CNN.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/14/2018, 10:22 PM

'Jerusalem is our capital forever'

Jewish Home chairman calls on world leaders: Recognize Jerusalem as Israel's official capital.Ido Ben Porat, 5/14/2018, 12:08 AM

'We expect you to support us in our fight against Iran'

Bennett tells foreign diplomats that Israel expects them to side with the Jewish state in the war against Iran.Tzvi Lev, 5/10/2018, 7:57 PM

English matriculation exam upgrades

Alfie, a virtual image, will replace examiner; students will record answers on computer. What will English-language oral exam look like?Mordechai Sones, 5/10/2018, 10:12 AM

'Iran sends others to die for it'

Education Minister warns Hezbollah will destroy Lebanon if it attacks Israel, vows to go after 'head of octopus' in Tehran.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/8/2018, 5:13 PM

Netanyahu against immediate passage of Overrule Clause

PM asks Bennett, Shaked, not to bring bill allowing Knesset to override Supreme Court for a vote.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/3/2018, 8:49 PM

Minister Bennett: Do not lose direction, we must continue ahead

Naftali Bennett, the leader of the Israeli Right, talks about Iran, Syria and the possibility of early elections.The Land Of Israel Network, 5/1/2018, 9:10 PM

'A special figure who walked among us'

Minister Bennett: Rabbi Hadari brought up countless students who will continue his unique path connecting the Torah, nation, land of Israel.Hezki Baruch, 4/25/2018, 3:56 PM

Jewish Home issues ultimatum

Education Minister warns PM his party will drop support for coalition in Knesset if Override Clause limiting Supreme Court not advanced.David Rosenberg, 4/24/2018, 10:29 AM

'Likud promised to back Supreme Court Override Law'

Education Minister Naftali Bennett says Likud signed agreement explicitly promising to advance his bill restricting judicial activism.David Rosenberg, 4/23/2018, 11:51 AM

'The Supreme Court has taken over Israeli government'

Education Minister Naftali Bennett blasts Supreme Court for judicial activism, says court now dominates executive branch.David Rosenberg, 4/22/2018, 9:31 PM

'Don't allow Hamas terrorist burial in Gaza'

Education Minister Bennett says Hamas engineer won't be buried in Gaza until Israeli prisoners are returned home.Uzi Baruch, 4/21/2018, 11:10 PM

Miriam Peretz's Israel Prize speech to be taught in school

Bennett: speech given by Israel Prize winner who lost 2 sons in combat about choosing life to be taught in Israeli schools.Gary Willig, 4/20/2018, 12:42 PM

Bennett: We are all 1 family

Education Minister addresses annual Israel Prize awards ceremony, says right does not have a monopoly on patriotism, left on human rights.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/19/2018, 7:51 PM

Bennett to Iran: Don't test us

Speaking to thousands of Jews from the Diaspora, Minister salutes Israel's fallen and sends a message to its current enemies.Yoni Kempinski, 4/17/2018, 8:25 PM

'Fighter planes we lacked at Auschwitz now ensure our existence'

Education Minister stresses Israel's responsibility to protect itself, while celebrating the bravery of the many Jews who fought the Nazis.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/11/2018, 9:56 PM

Bennett: We cannot miss this opportunity

Education Minister says delay in passage of bill allowing re-legislation of laws struck down by Supreme Court unacceptable.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/11/2018, 4:56 PM

Bennett: Plan to legalize infiltrators 'a deception'

Education Minister blasts UN-backed plan to legalize 16,000 infiltrators living in Israel. 'This is a total deception.'David Rosenberg, 4/3/2018, 11:28 AM

'What happened to Spain's Jews?'

Over 100 million people descended from forcibly converted Spanish Jews, says Reconectar organization, 1 in 4 US Latinos has Jewish ancestry.David Rosenberg, 4/3/2018, 7:28 AM

Shaked: I had no part in infiltrators agreement

Justice Minister denies reports she was involved in drafting agreement with UN on issue of illegal infiltrators.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/2/2018, 9:14 PM

Minister Bennett against infiltrators deal

'We are sending a dangerous message that anyone who succeeds in infiltrating Israel wins automatic residency.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/2/2018, 5:53 PM

Rabbi Rontzki remembered as a leader, soldier, and Torah scholar

Ministers, MKs, and public figures eulogize Rabbi Avichai Rontzki who passed away on Sunday following a long battle with cancer.Tzvi Lev, 4/1/2018, 2:35 PM

Regev escalates feud with Knesset speaker

Bucking tradition, Culture Minister Miri Regev insists that Knesset Speaker does not have authority over Independence Day ceremony.Tzvi Lev, 4/1/2018, 1:15 PM

Universities attempt to avoid implementing ethical code

Universities trying to find ways to avoid implementing ethical code forbidding lecturers from turning classes political.Tzvi Lev, 4/1/2018, 10:18 AM

'Imagine the march of return along Israel's main highway'

Education Minister asks supporters of the two-state solution to imagine 30,000 Gazans protesting Israel's existence along main highway.Ido Ben Porat, 3/31/2018, 8:49 PM

Bennett attempts to solve Independence Day speech impasse

Bennett says Netanyahu can speak instead of him at Israel Prize ceremony in order to solve tensions over speech at official state event.Tzvi Lev, 3/30/2018, 1:12 AM

Bennett: I'm religious thanks to Chabad

Education Minister Naftali Bennett says Chabad responsible for bringing him and his family closer to Judaism.Tzvi Lev, 3/29/2018, 10:45 PM

How many 'Lost Jews' are there worldwide?

Gov't report claims there are close to 100 million 'lost Jews' or 'crypto-Jews' around the world. Will Israel reach out to them?David Rosenberg, 3/29/2018, 6:47 PM

Former Mossad heads warn of leadership crisis in Israel

6 ex-directors of Israeli intel agency say Israel in critical condition. 'Something bad happened to leadership.' Minister Bennett disagrees.Hezki Baruch, 3/27/2018, 9:49 AM

Controversial ethical code for universities adopted

Higher Education Council adopts ethics code forbidding lecturers from supporting BDS, turning classes political.Tzvi Lev, 3/25/2018, 11:54 AM

Bennett honors 'the world's best soldier'

Naftali Bennett speaks about legendary soldier Emmanuel Moreno at a ceremony dedicating a street after him.Tzvi Lev, 3/22/2018, 10:54 PM

'I will be Defense Minister next time around'

Jewish Home chief vows to take Defense portfolio, currently held by Liberman, after next election. 'We need to acted decisively.'David Rosenberg, 3/22/2018, 7:31 PM

Bennett: I want haredim in the Jewish Home

Jewish Home chairman says he would like to see haredim running for the Knesset on the Jewish Home list.Michal Levy, 3/22/2018, 2:08 AM

Is Abbas anti-Semitic? You decide

US Amb. Friedman responds to PA Chairman Abbas' claim that he is 'the son of a dog' an a 'settler.'Uzi Baruch, 3/19/2018, 10:39 PM

'I'm not a man who gets excited, but this is exciting'

Israel Prize winner Natan Sharansky recalls the conversation with Minister Bennett in which he was informed he won the prize.Ben Ariel, 3/19/2018, 2:08 AM

Bereaved mother wins Israel Prize

Miriam Peretz, mother of fallen soldiers Uriel and Eliraz, wins Israel Prize for strengthening the Jewish-Israeli spirit.Ido Ben Porat, 3/15/2018, 11:11 PM

Former Likud minister David Levy wins Israel Prize

Naftali Bennett announces that former Foreign Minister David Levy wins Israel Prize for Lifetime Achievement.Tzvi Lev, 3/15/2018, 9:09 PM

Bennett: Common sense prevailed

Education Minister praises agreement to avoid early elections.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/13/2018, 9:39 PM

'Netanyahu, don't topple your own government'

Jewish Home chairman tells Arutz Sheva his party is working to stabilize coalition, prevent early elections.Uzi Baruch, 3/13/2018, 4:15 PM

'IDF can't handle so many haredi soldiers at once'

Education Minister Bennett says coalition crisis is 'hollow,' no reason to push for immediate draft of all haredi yeshiva students.Hezki Baruch, 3/12/2018, 12:02 PM

'Recruitment crisis solved. Everything's in Netanyahu's hands'

'We've reached a plan haredim can live with, even if not easily. The PM will decide whether to stabilize government or go to elections.'Mordechai Sones, 3/11/2018, 1:47 PM

Bennett hints he will challenge Netanyahu for prime minister

Bennett says he will run against Prime Minister Netanyahu if 'elections are declared for personal reasons'.Tzvi Lev, 3/11/2018, 9:45 AM

'In the era of Trump, time is no longer on Palestinians' side'

Jewish Home chief tells Politico President Trump's Jerusalem declaration altered peace equation, says time no longer on PA's side.David Rosenberg, 3/9/2018, 1:20 PM

Bennett: Next time, I'll demand the defense portfolio

Education Minister: Under PM Netanyahu, I'll insist on defense portfolio. If Netanyahu steps down, I'll run for PM.Hezki Baruch, 3/8/2018, 9:46 AM

'No shortcuts to leadership'

MK Smotrich at National Union conference sends message to Jewish Home Chair: 'If Bennett wants to, he can solve the crisis in ten minutes.'Eliran Aharon-Mordechai Sones, 3/7/2018, 4:27 PM

Congressman DeSantis discusses US Embassy move with Min Bennett

'You're going to go down in history as someone who really made a meaningful difference for the Jewish People.'Mordechai Sones, 3/7/2018, 1:24 PM

'It would be unforgivable to topple a right-wing government'

Education Minister working hard from Washington to end coalition crisis over the draft law.Uzi Baruch, Washington, 3/6/2018, 5:14 AM