Government won't discuss legalization of Havat Gilad outpost

Despite promises, the government will not debate the legalization of Havat Gilad outpost. 'The time for excuses is over.'Tzvi Lev, 1/25/2018, 10:02 PM

Bennett and Shaked: Normalize Havat Gilad

Jewish Home Ministers urge Netanyahu to bring proposal to normalize the status of Havat Gilad to a vote in the Cabinet.Nitsan Keidar, 1/25/2018, 5:45 AM

Bennett: I intend to be PM after Netanyahu

Jewish Home leader says current government is good, but he intends to lead national camp after PM retires.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/23/2018, 8:38 PM

Bennett: Our goal is national leadership

Jewish Home chairman optimistic that the party will again run together with National Union in the next election.Eliran Aharon, 1/23/2018, 1:13 AM

Education Minister: Defense Minister's behavior is 'provocative'

Education Minister Bennett says Defense Minister Liberman's visit to Ashdod mall on Shabbat was inappropriate and needlessly provocative.Haim Lev, 1/22/2018, 10:40 AM

Bennett number 2 to Shaked? 'Not on the agenda'

Jewish Home Chairman addresses poll indicating more support for Ayelet Shaked than himself. 'She has extraordinary abilities.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/22/2018, 10:32 AM

'Legalize terror victim's town immediately'

Jewish Home chief presses PM to recognize Havat Gilad outpost in Samaria as full-fledged town, after resident murder yards away from home.Uzi Baruch, 1/21/2018, 5:36 PM

Diaspora Ministry: Dramatic increase in anti-Semitism

Annual report indicates record number of anti-Semitic events in UK, half of Western Europe immigrant population holds anti-Semitic views.Mordechai Sones, 1/21/2018, 10:59 AM

Religious Zionist factions divided over calls to fire Eizenkot

Religious Zionist factions take sides over leading rabbi's call to fire IDF Chief of Staff.Tzvi Lev, 1/18/2018, 11:56 AM

Education Minister: I shouldn't have called rabbi 'impertinent'

Education Minister Naftali Bennett apologizes for calling Tzfat's Rabbi Eliyahu 'impertinent,' says IDF is working to fix its issues.Chana Roberts, 1/18/2018, 11:23 AM

Meretz MK says he is willing to be part of Jewish Home-led gov't

'I'm willing to sit in any governmant that agrees on splitting the wealth and splitting the land.'Tzvi Lev, 1/18/2018, 11:20 AM

Education Minister: IDF belongs to all of us, we mustn't harm it

Education Minister Bennett says he shouldn't have called Rabbi Eliyahu 'impertinent' for demanding IDF Chief of Staff Eizenkot step down.Uzi Baruch, 1/17/2018, 2:56 PM

Jewish Home Min.: It's chutzpah to say IDF has a feminist agenda

Education Minister Bennett criticizes Tzfat Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu for demanding IDF Chief of Staff Eizenkot step down.Hezki Baruch, 1/17/2018, 11:02 AM

'The era of the Palestinian state has passed'

Jewish Home Chair Naftali Bennett says PA chief Abbas' speech Sunday shows 'he's lost his grip on reality. Time for sovereignty has come.'Mordechai Sones, 1/15/2018, 7:31 PM

Bennett: The tunnel threat will pass within a year

Education Minister suggests to Gazans: Invest in schools, not in terror.Ben Ariel, 1/15/2018, 5:39 AM

Likud opposing 'Ariel University bill'

Standoff between Jewish Home and Likud continues over bill putting Judea and Samaria colleges under Israeli law.Tzvi Lev, 1/14/2018, 9:53 AM

Funeral attendees shout: 'Revenge! Revenge!'

Eulogy by Minister Bennett disrupted by cries for vengeance; Bennett replies: 'I hear the pain, I love you and salute you.'Yoni Kempinski & M Sones, 1/10/2018, 3:00 PM

'Diaspora Jews always helped Israel - now Israel can help them'

Israel donates $1 million to hurricane-ravaged Jewish community of Houston, Texas. 'This is the right thing to do,' says Bennett.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/8/2018, 9:51 PM

Will Israeli elementary schools run holiday programs?

Education Minister, Finance Minister, present 'holiday school' plan for preschoolers and elementary students.Chana Roberts, 1/8/2018, 4:03 PM

Shouting match erupts between PM, Bennett over 'Ariel Law'

Bennett blasts PM over failure to pass law normalizing colleges in Judea, Samaria.David Rosenberg, 1/7/2018, 8:56 PM

Bennett threatens coalition over Ariel University law

Education Minister vows to torpedo all future legislation in coalition if bill putting university in Samaria under Israeli law doesn't pass.Tzvi Lev, 1/7/2018, 10:00 AM

'UNRWA is a terror-supporting organization'

Education Minister Bennett expresses support for US Pres. Trump's decision to cancel US aid to UNRWA.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/5/2018, 7:59 AM

New law would guarantee IDF reservists academic credits

A new bill would automatically grant university credits to students doing reserve duty. 'We're finally recognizing their contributions.'Tzvi Lev, 1/4/2018, 4:54 PM

'We are following in the footsteps of our Sages'

Education Minister Bennett says his party is following Torah Sages' directives, working to strengthen Torah.Eliran Aharon, 1/3/2018, 1:47 PM

'We're following in the footsteps of the greats'

Education Minister says vote on Jerusalem bill shows Jewish Home is following the path set by the greats of the previous generation.Eliran Aharon, 1/3/2018, 3:43 AM

'Lapid is Meretz wrapped in an Israeli flag'

Education Minister rips Yesh Atid chief's opposition to Israeli sovereignty over Judea, Samaria. 'He's Meretz wrapped in an Israeli flag.'David Rosenberg, 1/1/2018, 5:02 PM

Jewish Home Chairman urges Likud to adopt sovereignty resolution

'I call upon all Likud members to express support for this principle and to integrate it into the Likud platform.'Mordechai Sones, 12/31/2017, 12:31 PM

Will Yair Lapid be Israel's next prime minister?

Survey shows MK Yair Lapid's Yesh Atid party as receiving one Knesset seat more than PM Netanyahu's Likud party.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/29/2017, 9:59 AM

Bennett to boycott Army Radio

Naftali Bennett joins growing chorus of public officials defending suspended Army Radio pundit Irit Linur.Tzvi Lev, 12/28/2017, 7:52 PM

Bennett to the BBC: 'Palestine' is a fake state

Education Minister praises Trump's Jerusalem declaration in interview with BBC, calls 'Palestine' a 'fake state'.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/19/2017, 8:37 AM

Bennett backs Shabbat compromise

'I'm against religious coercion but I want to retain Israel's Jewish character.'Tzvi Lev, 12/17/2017, 5:41 PM

'Supreme Court is rewarding terrorism'

Right-wing MKs fume after High Court of Justice orders Israel to return bodies of terrorists killed in last month's tunnel explosion.Tzvi Lev, 12/14/2017, 6:24 PM

'Jewish Home is blurring stance on religious matters'

Jewish Home Minister: Party shouldn't sacrifice national religious values for wider appeal. 'We must not blur status as a religious party.'Shimon Cohen, 12/13/2017, 10:07 PM

Jewish Home leader: We will open our party to everyone

Education Minister Bennett aims to break stereotype that PM can't be religious, emphasizes he won't encourage early elections.Shimon Cohen, 12/11/2017, 4:07 PM

'We are only gaining in the polls'

Jewish Home chairman says his party will support the haredi Supermarket Law in order to preserve the status quo.Chaim Lev, 12/11/2017, 1:04 AM

Religious Women's Noga Dance Troupe awarded Minister's prize

Orot College: Pioneers in opening Dance Dep't in a religious college, pioneers in forming dance troupe, first to receive coveted prize.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/10/2017, 12:45 PM

'According to Liberman we should give Jaffa to the Arabs'

Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan dismisses Defense Minister Liberman's call to boycott Israeli Arabs.Tzvi Lev, 12/10/2017, 10:00 AM

Jewish Home leader: I will run for prime minister one day

Education Minister Naftali Bennett says he'll run for Prime Minister when PM Netanyahu is finished serving in the role.Uzi Baruch, 12/9/2017, 9:20 PM

Bennett: Jerusalem was our capital before London even existed

Watch: Education minister tells BBC that Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital is simply acknowledgement of an obvious fact.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/7/2017, 6:10 PM

'President Trump, Mazel Tov!'

Education Minister Naftali Bennett congratulates US President for resisting pressure not to recognize Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/6/2017, 8:44 PM

'Peace in the Middle East means a lack of war'

Education Minister Bennett says recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital is a 'drastic' step towards peace in the Middle East.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/6/2017, 12:40 PM

'Shabbat cannot become just another shopping day'

Naftali Bennett and Avigdor Liberman clash at coalition meeting over the Supermarket Law. 'Herzl didn't keep Shabbat.'Tzvi Lev, 12/3/2017, 3:53 PM

'Complete disregard for bereaved families'

Bereaved families call for New Israel Fund Israeli director's resignation following 'disgusting comment' on Twitter.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/30/2017, 10:57 AM

Bennett: We won't be in the same government as Gabbay

Jewish Home chairman rules out his party being part of a government headed by Labor chairman.Elad Benari, 11/23/2017, 6:05 AM

'Your message spread like wildfire'

Minister Naftali Bennett participates in event honoring Rabbi Yaakov Ariel in Ramat Gan.Yoni Kempinski, 11/23/2017, 1:06 AM

What did Bennett suggest to Breaking the Silence spokesman?

Education Minister criticizes media's attempts to locate Arab allegedly beaten by Breaking the Silence spokesman, and has an idea for him.Ido Ben Porat, 11/22/2017, 4:05 AM

Bennett: 'Our generation's mission is to save the Jews'

'It's now 50 years since we released Judea and Samaria.  It's time to recognize them as Israel. It's time for sovereignty.'Mordechai Sones, 11/20/2017, 11:15 PM

'Why is Israel subsidizing anti-IDF plays?'

MK Sharren Haskel calls on Education Minister to stop funding theater which shows anti-IDF propaganda.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/17/2017, 11:33 AM

Bennett orders review of play about Israeli 'conquest'

Education Ministry to review funding for play depicting IDF soldiers as murderers in 1948 War of Independence.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/15/2017, 6:47 PM

“If you are Jewish, you are welcome”

Watch Diaspora Minister Naftali Bennett's message to American Jews and Israeli-Americans at the IAC conference in WashingtonYoni Kempinski, 11/9/2017, 10:50 PM

'Bennett is right, the IDF should speak more reservedly'

Justice Minister says Education Minister correctly criticized IDF spokesman, notes democracy allows such criticism; discusses investigation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/1/2017, 9:24 AM

Houston Jewish leaders thank Israel for hurricane aid

Diaspora Minister Bennett meets leaders of Houston Jewish community after Israel donates $1 million to community for hurricane relief.Gary Willig, 10/31/2017, 6:23 PM

Hazan on destruction of tunnels: Foolish slip of the tongue

MK Oren Hazan says IDF stating that deaths of Hamas, Islamic Jihad terrorists were unintentional makes light of intelligence success.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/31/2017, 4:08 PM

'Israel will not apologize for killing terrorists'

Education Minister unaffected by criticism of his response to death of Hamas, Islamic Jihad terrorists in destruction of terror tunnels.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/31/2017, 3:25 PM

'Why should Israel apologize for eliminating terrorists?'

Jewish Home chief blasts statement from IDF claiming killing of terrorists during terror tunnel demolition was 'unintentional'.David Rosenberg, 10/31/2017, 10:51 AM

'This isn't politics - it is human life'

Naftali Bennett visits protest tent outside Prime Minister's resident, calls on government to boost security in Judea, Samaria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/29/2017, 3:49 PM

Meretz removes 'Zionism' from its platform

Left-wing party says it intentionally dropped the word 'Zionism,' as party with Jews and Arabs by definition cannot be Zionist.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/27/2017, 12:23 PM