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Will Bennett be the next Prime Minister?

Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked predicts Bennett will replace Netanyahu, adds ambition to chair Jewish Home.Uzi Baruch, 4/25/2016, 10:51 AM

Bibi-Bennett Cabinet clash 'unprecedented'

Netanyahu 'absolutely furious' with Bennett as relations between PM, Bennett, 'reach new low'.David Rosenberg, 4/21/2016, 9:31 AM

IDF maintains right to enter Area A 'at any time'

Cabinet meeting clarifies that, even in the event of a withdrawal, the IDF will be able to enter the PA on an as-needed basis.Hezki Baruch, 4/20/2016, 10:27 PM

Netanyahu threatens to fire Bennett

Prime Minister lashes out at Bennett, threatens to fire him from government. 'You don't decide anything here', Netanyahu tells Bennett.David Rosenberg, 4/20/2016, 8:28 PM

Herzog, Bennett spar over 'loving, hating Arabs'

Zionist Union chairman claims other parties stealing votes because people believe that he 'loves Arabs.'Tova Dvorin, 4/20/2016, 10:22 AM

Bennett warns: Hamas planning surprise attack

Bennett says discovery of new terror tunnel from Gaza underlines Hamas efforts to stage multi-pronged attack; warns gov't being complacent.Ari Soffer, 4/18/2016, 11:22 AM

Future teachers will undergo personality test

Minister of Education approves new condition that all future educators must pass a personality test.Shoshana Miskin, 4/17/2016, 10:31 PM

Bennett: The Right doesn't hate Arabs

Jewish Home party leader criticizes MK's opposition to treating Jewish and Arab women in the same ward; 'The Right doesn't hate Arabs.'Yoni Kempinski, 4/5/2016, 9:26 PM

Haredi leader to Bennett: Ditch the kippah

In vicious attack, Rabbi Moshe Sternbuch compares Bennett to a pig, calls on him to throw away his kippa. 'It would be a great mitzva'.David Rosenberg, 3/31/2016, 11:46 AM

Bennett: Some of our leaders have lost it

Jewish Home chairman: Don't jump to conclusions while investigation into soldier who shot a terrorist is ongoing.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/29/2016, 4:41 AM

Ya'alon attacks soldier 'who transgressed'

Family of soldier who shot wounded terrorist angry at Defense Minister's 'conviction campaign,' as he warns Knesset against 'bestial army.'Uzi Baruch, 3/28/2016, 8:47 PM

Israel recruits new nuclear scientists

Gov offers scholarships for promising grad students. Bennett: 'They will help developments in numerous fields that are better left unsaid.'Matt Wanderman, 3/28/2016, 2:43 PM

Bennett: Bibi, Ya'alon wants to please B'Tselem

Jewish Home head accuses Prime Minister, Defense Minister of harming soldiers in order to please B'Tselem, world media.Shimon Cohen, 3/28/2016, 2:22 PM

Ya'alon vs Jewish Home: 'Unprecedented abandon'

Political football on shooting continues, as Defense Minister charges Bennett's party with 'populist, political campaign of incitement.'Ido Ben-Porat, 3/27/2016, 6:00 PM

Bennett faces off against Netanyahu, Ya'alon

Bennett slams comments by PM, defense minister regarding soldier who killed terrorist in Hevron. Netanyahu: Don't lecture me.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/27/2016, 2:32 PM

'Israel will always be a home for you'

Diaspora Affairs Minister Bennett visits Argentinian Jewish kids, compares bombings that struck in 90s and terror attacks in Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/18/2016, 11:03 AM

Israeli academics boycott 'settlements'

In an unprecedented move, over a thousand school faculty members boycott Ariel University 'since it's not in Israel.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/14/2016, 12:46 PM

Israel’s “right-wing” government

Is Israel's government right-wing or is it not? A look at facts on the ground. Ted Belman, 3/14/2016, 10:56 AM

Bennett: We can fight the Islamic Winter, and win

But Naftali Bennett warns the 'startup nation' risks being rendered powerless by its foes, unless it innovates strategically, and quick.Ari Soffer, 2/28/2016, 9:35 PM

Despite terror, Israel to let in more PA workers

Top security official confident plan to significantly increase number of PA Arab workers in Israel will be quickly approved.David Rosenberg, 2/23/2016, 10:29 AM

Labor MK doubles down on Sinai claim

MK Stav Shafir insists Naftali Bennett was wrong when he said Jewish history began in Jerusalem.Gil Ronen, 2/22/2016, 6:19 PM

MK claims Israelis came from Egypt

Labor MK Stav Shaffir tweeted that Bennett doesn't know history when he said that Israel began in Jerusalem.Raphael Poch, 2/22/2016, 2:18 PM

Government issues Ariel University financial boost

Finance Ministry allocates 86 million NIS, for an additional 110 million NIS to flagship Samaria institution since elections.Raphael Poch, 2/22/2016, 8:32 AM

Rabbi Piron: Good for you, Naftali Bennett

'Dealing with culture basket is right, proper. It gives weight, status to managers, allows cultural diversity,' says former Ed Min.Reut Hadar, 2/21/2016, 10:29 PM

Bennett claims IDF head backs Talmudic 'slogan'

In second attempt defending Eizenkot, Bennett 'backs' self-defense maxim - even though he said 'IDF can't talk in such slogans.'Reut Hadar, 2/21/2016, 6:10 PM

Six members of Council for Higher Education resign

Six members of the Council resigned on Sunday morning, in protest against dismissal of the Hagit Messer Yaron.Shlomo Piotrokovsky, 2/21/2016, 10:53 AM

Bennett: Eizenkot ‘Talmudic’ comment misunderstood

Education Minister backs embattled IDF Chief of Staff following controversial comments on army's open-fire policies.David Rosenberg, 2/21/2016, 9:04 AM

Bennett: Israel isn't Vegas

Jewish Home minister promises to fight against Netanyahu's plan to build a casino in Eilat.Ido Ben Porat, 2/17/2016, 1:56 PM

Shaked: Bennett demands cabinet take polygraph

Following accusations that he had been leaking cabinet secrets, Bennett calls for entire cabinet to take polygraph.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/17/2016, 11:41 AM

Bennett backs prize for 'terror settlers' leftist

Bennett gives support for Israel Prize winner 'despite his opinions' - which include vows to obstruct IDF, barbs at 'poisonous occupation.'Ari Yashar, 2/15/2016, 5:13 PM

Bennett: Far-left activist is Israel Prize winner

Prof. Shulman, senior activist in radical Ta'ayush whose members admitted to getting Arab land sellers executed, gets prestigious prize.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/14/2016, 10:23 PM

Bennett calls for 'autonomy on steroids'

Jewish Home leaders says Israel must annex Area C, enact a radical 'paradigm shift' in thinking to defeat enemies.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/14/2016, 2:05 PM

Bennett slams Netanyahu for fence-building

Jewish Home chair attacks PM's plan to surround Israel with fences, asserting Zionism should be based on Judaism not survival.Hezki Baruch, 2/9/2016, 7:12 PM

Labor coming together, though disagreements remain

MK Yossi Yonah welcomes Amir Peretz's return, still doesn't understand Herzog's vision, praises Bennett's education plan.Shimon Cohen, 2/9/2016, 7:52 AM

Bennett plan to act against tunnels rejected

Education Minister reportedly demanded that Israel take action against Hamas's terror tunnels, but Netanyahu and Ya'alon refused.Ido Ben Porat, 2/9/2016, 3:12 AM

Student IDF reservists to receive new benefits

MKs Ya'alon and Bennett approve benefits for students in reserve duty, including an increase for scholarships.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/8/2016, 4:40 PM

Bennett: We came to lead

Bennett says religious Zionism must form the government, says 'we need everyone' including left-wing, haredim.Yoni Kempinski, 2/8/2016, 2:53 PM

Bennett's solution: Double Arab entry permits

Bennett calls on Cabinet to add 100,000 Arab workers, claiming financial incentives will quell terror and those with permits don't attack.Ari Yashar, 2/8/2016, 8:12 AM

Herzog: Bennett would love to kill two-state idea

Opposition chairman attacks government as Labor convention approves his separation plan.Hezki Baruch, 2/8/2016, 3:12 AM

Uproar as Arab MKs meet terrorists' families

Netanyahu promises repercussions, Liberman calls to expel 'terrorist' MKs from Israel, while Bennett says 'Arab public better than them.'Hezki Baruch, 2/4/2016, 8:06 PM

Bennett: Im Tirtzu campaign 'degrading'

Jewish Home politicians denounce Im Tirtzu for video campaign attacking left-wing Israeli artists as 'foreign agents.'Shlomo Piotrokovsky, 1/28/2016, 3:08 PM

2015 Anti-Semitism report presented to government

Main focus highlights spread of radical Islam, refugee crisis and immigrants, calls for Israeli boycott and rise of the extreme right.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/24/2016, 4:32 PM

Fallout over Ya'alon's eviction of Hevron Jews

Ya'alon defends action against 'squatters' - Jews who bought 2 homes, coalition members in uproar, Bennett told to act.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/22/2016, 12:38 PM

Jewish Home calls out Bennett on Hevron eviction

Party's Samaria members ask 'is this government right-wing or leftist?,' demand Bennett take some action.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/22/2016, 10:00 AM

'Terrorist should end up with bullet between eyes'

Likud MK Yoav Kish attacks Bennett for criticism of Defense Minister, asserts terror wave won't be solved with military operation.Hezki Baruch, 1/20/2016, 7:56 PM

Israel needs 'deep conversation' about security

Bennett responded to accusations leveled against him for comments yesterday; 'we need an in depth conversation.'Hezki Baruch, 1/20/2016, 3:48 PM

Bennett: Ya'alon is a 'failed defense minister'

In move analysts see as attempt to assert himself as right-wing alternative, Bennett accuses PM of flowing along with Ya'alon's failings.Cynthia Blank, 1/19/2016, 9:46 PM

PM's associates accuse Bennett of stealing ideas

Following Jewish Home chair's remarks at INSS conference Tuesday, sources close to PM say his ideas were taken from Cabinet meetings.Cynthia Blank, 1/19/2016, 3:46 PM

Otniel schoolkids tell Bennett: We are not afraid!

Watch: Education Minister dedicates two new kindergartens in Otniel, days after murder of Dafna Meir; 'We will keep building!'Ari Soffer, 1/19/2016, 1:39 PM

Bennett: Real threat to Israel is complacency

Education Minister at INSS conference: F35 planes don't help against Hamas digging tunnels. What good are guns when your hands are tied?Yoni Kempinski, 1/19/2016, 10:38 AM

Bennett eulogizes Dafna: 'So much light'

Education Minister: 'We are facing human monsters. If we were not so sad, we would pity them.'Gil Ronen, 1/18/2016, 2:35 PM

Foreign Ministry workers threaten Naftali Bennett

Jewish Home head angers Foreign Ministry workers with hint they're not patriotic. They respond: 'We won't work with Bennett.'Uzi Baruch, 1/16/2016, 6:56 PM

'Extremists want to take us down with them'

Naftali Bennett gave a lecture at the Peres Academic Center. ‘Sane forces need to step up and lead - both on the right and left’Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/14/2016, 6:01 PM

'Chief of Staff tries to reduce rabbis' influence'

Survey finds national-religious Israelis expect Jewish Home party to support Jewish identity in IDF.Yedidya Ben-Or, 1/14/2016, 11:57 AM

Is the coalition headed towards another crisis?

Kahlon and Bennett reportedly oppose Netanyahu's plan to appoint two more Likud ministers.Haim Lev, 1/11/2016, 1:44 AM

Weizmann Institute 'worried' by Bennett

In letter to Education Minister, Weizmann professors tell Bennett they are worried by his meddling in Council of Higher Education.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, 1/10/2016, 12:10 PM

Which minister are Israelis most satisfied with?

Special Channel 2 poll discovers what Israelis think about the job the current government ministers are doing.Ben Ariel, 1/10/2016, 1:58 AM