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'Shabbat is just as important to me as to haredim'

The Head of the Jewish Home Party clarified his stance on enforcement of Shabbat observance in light of recent coalition crisis.Haim Lev, 8/28/2016, 9:19 PM

'Haredim are our allies, I won't betray them'

'The haredi public is right-wing,' says Bennett. 'We have a firm, lasting alliance with them.'Haim Lev, 8/25/2016, 1:51 PM

Jewish Home pact with haredim holds, despite PM's efforts

In the face of the PM's call to break his pact with Bennett, Litzman refuses to betray his 'covenant of brothers.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/21/2016, 12:08 AM

Millions will go to Jewish outreach on campuses worldwide

'For the first time, Israel understands that it is the State of all Jews the world over.'Ido ben Porat, 8/16/2016, 10:54 AM

Watch: Minister Bennett marks 11 years since Gush Katif

Speaking to Arutz Sheva, Minister Naftali Bennett shares his feelings over the Disengagement, which changed Israel's history, 11 years ago.Eliran Aharon, 8/12/2016, 11:49 AM

Approved unanimously: Biannual budget passed

On the cusp of calling new elections, the government has finally passed a new budget. Education Minister: Government truly values education.Haim Lev, 8/12/2016, 10:51 AM

Eleven years later: 'we can't let things deteriorate'

"The Disengagement brought upon us a human, Zionist, and security tragedy, and the warnings proved to be true."Eliran Aharon, 8/11/2016, 4:00 PM

Bennett: Germans are not just Nazis

Naftali Bennett plans for students in Israeli schools to learn about modern German culture - if Germany will teach about the real Israel.Rachel Kaplan, 8/7/2016, 11:11 AM

Kahlon: This government desperately needs a vacation

Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon gives exasperated prescription to cure the ills of internally feuding government.Shai Landesman, 8/1/2016, 4:11 PM

'Bennett and Shaked are the darlings of the left'

War of words between Jewish Home, Likud heats up. 'Netanyahu is attacking us because he wants to bring in Labor'.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/1/2016, 9:26 AM

Minister: Netanyahu will throw Bennett out of government

In an off-the-record interview with Arutz Sheva, a Cabinet minister warned that Education Minister Bennett's jibes come with a high price.Uzi Baruch, 7/31/2016, 2:08 PM

'Moving to the Likud? Nonsense'

Justice Minister Shaked denies rumors she is planning to bolt Jewish Home for Likud. 'Bennett and I will enlarge party as much as possible.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/30/2016, 9:06 PM

Conference celebrates Biton Report

Bennet: "It's not a favor to Mizrachim, it's a favor to all the nation of Israel."Joseph Timan, 7/28/2016, 10:53 PM

Bennett: Netanyahu hid terror tunnels from the Cabinet

Education Minister Naftali Bennett harshly accuses PM Netanyahu, in the aftermath of Operation Protective Edge and the recent terror wave.Rachel Kaplan and Uzi Baruch, 7/26/2016, 10:42 AM

Netanyahu fires back at Bennett

Netanyahu: Those who talk about freedom of the press tried to shut down the Israel Hayom newspaper.Nitsan Keidar, 7/21/2016, 2:10 AM

Bennett vows: I won't let anyone harm the Eli academy

Education Minister pledges to maintain full funding for Bnei David academy, prevent attempts to undermine institution.Uzi Baruch, 7/20/2016, 4:16 PM

Bennett: 'I worry about the future of free speech'

Minister Bennett criticizes decision to postpone transition to new Broadcasting Corporation, says it reflects interference with press.Uzi Baruch, 7/20/2016, 8:40 AM

Shuli Rand wins Lifetime Achievement Award

Haredi singer and actor, known for film 'Ushpizin', recognized for contributions to Jewish theater.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/11/2016, 1:17 PM

Bennett: We need leverage against terrorist organizations

Jewish Home chairman suggests Israel could kidnap terrorists as leverage against terror groups.Ben Ariel, 7/8/2016, 3:11 AM

Bennett: Arab neighborhoods will surround Malha mall

Jewish Home chief blasts housing plan, warns it will leave Jewish neighborhoods encircled.Eliran Aharon, 7/4/2016, 11:59 AM

Cabinet storm: Liberman tells IDF officers not to answer Bennett

Drama in Cabinet meeting; Defense Minister, angry at Bennett's critical questions, tells officers to stop answering him.Shai Landesman, 7/3/2016, 1:54 PM

Bennett: We must make sure terrorism no longer pays

Education Minister lauds new measures adopted by Security Cabinet to counter spread of 'viral terror', emphasizes need for targeted action.Shai Landesman, 7/3/2016, 1:06 PM

Cabinet orders counter-terror measures

In 5-hour meeting, National Security Cabinet passes new measures to counter terrorist incitement.Rachel Kaplan, 7/3/2016, 9:20 AM

Bennett presents plan to stop terror wave

Bennett calls to demolish illegal Arab homes, disconnect Facebook in Hevron and stop Palestinian traffic on Highway 60 as terror continues.Ben Ariel, Canada, 7/1/2016, 9:00 PM

Netanyahu hits back at Bennett: Ministers knew of Turkey deal

Sources close to Netanyahu reject claims that the cabinet was kept in the dark about the reconciliation deal with Turkey.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/28/2016, 8:53 PM

Jewish Home ministers slam Turkey reconciliation deal

Education, Justice ministers join Defense Minister in opposing deal. Agreement likely to come up for ratification on Wednesday.Ido Ben Porat, 6/28/2016, 9:20 AM

Government ministry seeks to strengthen worldwide Jewish ties

Connecting Jews in Israel and the Diaspora is the aim of a new campaign launched by the Ministry of Diaspora Affairs.Hillel Fendel, 6/27/2016, 2:45 PM

Shas leader clarifies 'Amalek' comment against Jewish Home

'I love all Jews; everything I said was out of love', Rabbi Cohen tells Bennett during Shiva visit.Hezki Baruch, 6/22/2016, 10:25 PM

Bennett: 'A right-wing government will not destroy Amona'

'There are solutions for Amona', says Bennett. 'A right-wing government will not be responsible for destroying a Jewish town.'Uzi Baruch, 6/22/2016, 8:24 PM

Bennett: If we stand our ground, the world will stand with us

Naftali Bennett: The world respects nations which respect themselves; current focus on two states bad for Israel.Shai Landesman, 6/21/2016, 10:30 PM

Bennett blasts 'self-flagellating, cynical' ex-defense ministers

Jewish Home leader criticizes former defense ministers for attacking gov't at Herzliya conference, challenges them to put up or shut up.Ari Soffer, 6/19/2016, 12:04 PM

Herzog: 'Batman Bennett' and 'Popeye Liberman' won't stop terror

'The government is now entirely right-wing,' says Herzog, 'you can't blame us on the left anymore'.David Rosenberg, 6/16/2016, 10:18 AM

Bennett: We won't let the government swing to the left

Jewish Home chief warns national-religious against passivity. 'When we were quiet they gave away Hevron.'Shimon Cohen, 6/8/2016, 5:49 PM

Coalition chair warns 'Bennett is playing with fire'

Likud MK warns Bennett's attacks on PM could spell end of coalition, saying, 'either we have elections or we replace Jewish Home.'Hezki Baruch, 6/6/2016, 6:27 PM

Liberman tells Bennett to 'relax,' end feud with Netanyahu

New Defense Minister insists army will not interfere with construction of special unit in house of wounded soldier in Yesha.Hezki Baruch, 6/6/2016, 4:14 PM

Likud blasts Bennett over criticism of Netanyahu

Officials in the Likud outraged after Bennett criticizes Netanyahu for supporting a Palestinian state.Ben Ariel, 6/6/2016, 3:14 AM

Bennett: 'Land of Israel is ours, even after elections'

Education Minister Naftali Bennett gives Jerusalem Day speech, emphasizes need to insist on our rights to our land.Hezki Baruch, 6/5/2016, 9:51 PM

Bennett: We'll topple government if it offers concessions

Education Minister warns that he 'will do anything to stop' expanded government from giving up any land to Palestinians.Ido Ben-Porat, 6/4/2016, 9:16 PM

Bennett: No Palestinian state as long as we're around

Jewish Home chairman says he will work to bring down the government if it works towards establishing a Palestinian state.Ido Ben Porat, 6/3/2016, 6:13 AM

Watch: Bennett leads nighttime march through Jerusalem

Arutz Sheva joins Education Minister as he leads hike in the footsteps of the fighters who united Jerusalem in 1967.Eliran Aharon, 6/3/2016, 1:15 AM

Ariel condemns 'bragging' Bennett for 'achieving nothing'

Jewish Home minister slams party head for crisis with PM: 'what achievement, that the Security Council will do its job? All for headlines.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/1/2016, 9:29 AM

Bennett supports limiting prime ministers to two terms

Jewish Home chairman says bill that would limit the tenure of a Prime Minister to two terms is "a welcome step".Hezki Baruch, 5/31/2016, 6:12 AM

Coalition crisis over as Netanyahu accepts Litzman's compromise

Netanyahu accepts Health Minister's compromise in the coalition crisis with Jewish Home, which will in turn support expansion of coalition.Hezki Baruch, 5/30/2016, 12:59 AM

Hotovely warns Bennett: Don't topple the right-wing

Deputy FM calls on Bennett not to bring down 'most nationalist govt. in years,' warns of repeat of right-wing disunity that led to Oslo.Nitsan Keidar, 5/29/2016, 9:35 PM

Netanyahu rejects coalition crisis compromise

Minister Litzman suggests compromise on Security Cabinet standoff, but while Bennett agrees to it, PM dismisses the proposal.Uzi Baruch, 5/29/2016, 9:15 PM

Elders' Forum of Rabbis endorses Bennett's ultimatum

Deputy Defense Minister meets with Elders' Forum of National Religious Rabbis who expressed support for Bennett's demands to Netanyahu.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/29/2016, 5:15 PM

Bennett warns: We'll fight from the opposition if need be

Jewish Home party keeps up pressure on prime minister, says 'human life is more important than government portfolios.'Ari Soffer, 5/29/2016, 1:16 PM

Jewish Home threatens new elections over security cabinet reform

Justice Minister demands Netanyahu fully embrace reforms of security cabinet - or else prepare for new elections.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, 5/29/2016, 10:05 AM

Bennett: Our demand is that the Cabinet stop being blind

Jewish Home chairman elaborates on his demand to improve the Security Cabinet, stresses he will not back down.Ido Ben Porat, 5/29/2016, 5:15 AM

Jewish Home party rejects Netanyahu cabinet 'spin'

PM's nod to demand by Education Min. Naftali Bennett to overhaul Security Cabinet rejected by Bennett's party as mere spin.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/27/2016, 5:48 PM

Return of the alliance? Lapid backs Bennett

Lapid throws his weight behind erstwhile ally's ultimatum on military secretaries for Cabinet members.Hezki Baruch, 5/27/2016, 10:19 AM

Will Bennett be fired for opposing Liberman appointment?

Political officials reportedly working on convincing Jewish Home to back Liberman's appointment as Defense Minister.Uzi Baruch, 5/27/2016, 6:14 AM

The 'strange saga' of Bennett's security demands

Elkin puzzled by ultimatum to media on cabinet matters; security source reveals Bennett had access to info but didn't pick it up.Hezki Baruch, 5/25/2016, 9:00 AM

Bennett refuses to back down on Security Cabinet demand

Jewish Home chairman determined to ensure Cabinet members updated on IDF affairs after experiences during Protective Edge.Uzi Baruch, 5/24/2016, 9:46 PM

Coalition agreement 'just hours away', Bennett threatens to walk

With coalition negotiations on the verge of a final agreement, Jewish Home demands changes in security cabinet operations.David Rosenberg, 5/24/2016, 9:48 AM

Bennett demands Netanyahu fix Security Cabinet flaws

As part of coalition agreement, Jewish Home party leader Naftali Bennett demands changes to Security Cabinet.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/23/2016, 1:18 PM

Bennett gives up on Foreign Ministry

In response to source saying Yisrael Beytenu's entry will see Bennett as FM, Jewish Home announces it won't change any portfolios.Ari Yashar, 5/19/2016, 9:50 AM