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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

Ministers under fire for accident comments

Leftist politicians accuse Bennett and Erdan of using rampant car accidents to 'justify' government's failure in dealing with terrorism.Cynthia Blank, 1/4/2016, 3:48 PM

Bennett secures budget increase for Hesder

In ongoing battle with haredi party UTJ, Bennett emerges with 40 percent increase over 2012 budget.Raphael Levi, 1/4/2016, 12:33 PM

Bennett send T.A. children to school

The Minister of Education asked parents in Tel Aviv to send their children to school today, even though Melhem has not been apprehended.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/4/2016, 9:50 AM

Bennett jogs through streets of Tel Aviv

Minister of Education ran three miles through the streets of Tel Aviv, reaching the scene of the shooting attack on Dizengoff Street.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/3/2016, 9:38 PM

Bennett: Arabs aren't to blame for terror, we are

Jewish Home chair condemns Netanyahu's criticism of Arab sector after Tel Aviv shooting, says 'the state has failed the Arabs.'Ari Yashar, 1/3/2016, 4:38 PM

Bennett leads anti-terror jog in Tel Aviv tonight

Education Minister will show Jews cannot be cowed, by jogging through city as terrorist manhunt goes on. Public is invited to join.Gil Ronen, 1/3/2016, 1:00 PM

Education Ministry backs away from novel ban

Education Ministry says Dorit Rabinyan's novel can now be studied in advanced literature classes, but not as part of general curriculum.Ben Ariel, 1/1/2016, 12:15 AM

Controversial poet: Bennett is a 'moron'

Israeli authors associated with the Left in a fury over Education Ministry's decision to ban novel depicting Arab-Jewish love story.Uzi Baruch, 12/31/2015, 8:52 AM

Left outraged as Bennett backs novel ban

Leftist MKs condemn Education Ministry's ban of novel depicting Arab-Jewish love. Minister Bennett: I back the professional echelon.Hezki Baruch, 12/31/2015, 5:13 AM

Bennett thanks party leaders for their support'

Jewish Home hosts heads of party branches. Bennett: 'You are religious Zionists, not terrorists from Duma.'Ido Ben-Porat, 12/29/2015, 7:51 AM

Jewish Home MKs: Justice for Shaked

MKs call to dismiss, rebuke HUJI professor for calling Justice Minister a 'neo-Nazi.'Hezki Baruch, 12/28/2015, 7:24 PM

Labor MK says 'terrorist' serving as Bennett aide

Yoel Hasson blasts Jewish Home chairman for inconsistency, calls on him to condemn 'Jewish terror' closer to home.Cynthia Blank, 12/28/2015, 7:14 PM

Security around Bennett beefed up

Personal security for Jewish Home chairman increased following his remarks against the Duma arson suspects.Hezki Baruch, 12/27/2015, 4:03 AM

Watch: Bennett participates in archaeological dig

Education Minister joins teenagers for an educational archaeological dig. "This is the real youth of Israel."Eliran Aharon, 12/25/2015, 4:43 AM

'There is no justification for sadism, Bennett'

Lawyer Keidar criticizes Jewish Home head, noting he has first-hand evidence of torture in Duma case, Shin Bet never denied using violence.Ido Ben-Porat, 12/23/2015, 1:11 PM

Attorney to Bennett: 'Talk to released detainees'

Ben-Gvir calls not to outright accept Shin Bet briefings, talk to released suspects who 'are now on sedatives.'Ido Ben-Porat, 12/23/2015, 11:22 AM

Bennett: Duma suspects 'tried to dismantle Israel'

Jewish Home leader defends Shin Bet interrogation of suspects, says they prevented 'Duma 2.'Hezki Baruch, 12/23/2015, 10:41 AM

Bennett backs ISA over Duma arson allegations

Duma arsonists 'terrorists' trying to undermine the State, Bennett says, gives ISA benefit of the doubt over abuse allegations.Tova Dvorin, 12/22/2015, 12:41 PM

Bennett establishes 'first Arab college' in Israel

At Jewish Home meeting, Education Min. announces academic college to 'keep leading' the work for Arab sector from his last gov't role.Hezki Baruch, 12/21/2015, 4:40 PM

Haredi rabbi slams Bennett for Conservative visit

Popular lecturer says as Diaspora Affairs Minister Naftali Bennett should oppose, not condone, Conservative movement.Ido Ben-Porat, 12/16/2015, 12:03 PM

'Breaking the Silence' banned from Israeli schools

Education Minister bars extremist anti-IDF NGO from schools, days after Defense Ministry imposes similar ban on entering IDF premises.Uzi Baruch, 12/15/2015, 9:43 PM

Bennett supports students affected by terror wave

Education Minister Naftali Bennett takes 2,500 students from towns hit in the current wave of terror out for stimulating activities.Orly Harari, 12/13/2015, 9:03 AM

Bennett: I'm working hard to increase security

'Traveling on the roads in Judea & Samaria has become dangerous' wrote Bennett following attack near Avnei Hefetz.Shoshana Miskin, 12/10/2015, 8:57 AM

Chief Rabbi slams Bennett for Conservative visit

Ashkenazic Chief Rabbi David Lau criticizes Jewish Home head for 'recognizing a path that distances Jews from the Jewish people.'Nir Har-Zahav, 12/9/2015, 10:52 AM

Regev: Bennett has no right to give out awards

A seemingly innocent project - giving out awards to artists for their work in Jewish culture - has generated an inter-ministry dispute.Moshe Cohen, 12/8/2015, 2:45 AM

Bennett resigns, in order to return to Knesset

Jewish Home Chairman steps down as minister so that he can rejoin the Knesset, following Yinon Magal's resignation.Hezki Baruch, 12/3/2015, 5:53 PM

Bennett will return to the Knesset

Avi Wortzman forgoes opportunity to return to Knesset after Magal resignation, paving way for Jewish Home chairman to retake his seat.Hezki Baruch, 12/2/2015, 5:14 PM

Watch: The West can learn from Israel to beat ISIS

Israeli Education Min. Naftali Bennett says western powers must first genuinely believe they can win - and then take tough action.Ari Soffer, 12/2/2015, 12:38 PM

'With terrorists, you either kill or be killed'

Jewish Home party leader weighs in on the West's fight against Muslim terrorism.Ari Soffer, 12/1/2015, 8:48 PM

Ariel: Set 'red lines' for Netanyahu

Agriculture Minister asks Jewish Home chairman to present Netanyahu with “red lines” in the wake of reported gestures to the PA.Hezki Baruch, 11/29/2015, 1:39 AM

Ya'alon blasts Bennett's 'hollow slogans'

Defense Minister appears to take a shot at Education Minister who called for Israel to launch an extensive against Palestinian terrorism.Uzi Baruch, 11/26/2015, 4:18 AM

Bennett thanks wounded soldiers for 'dedication'

In honor of Appreciation Day for IDF's wounded, Education Minister visits schools and rehabilitation facilities in Tel Aviv.Yoni Kempinski, 11/25/2015, 6:34 PM

Bennett roots out Islamic Movement from academia

Following radical group's ban, Education Minister orders institutions of higher education to shut down any Islamic Movement activity.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, 11/22/2015, 9:11 AM

'We'll respond to terror with more settlement'

Education Minister visits Gush Etzion following terrorist attack, vows that Israel will not let terrorism win.Uzi Baruch, 11/20/2015, 12:14 AM

Islamic State understands one thing: Force

Europe, the U.S. and their allies can defeat the terrorists of ISIS. The first step is making the decision to fight back. The next is a strategy that will win. From the Wall Street Journal.Minister Naftali Bennett, 11/19/2015, 1:04 PM

Obama 'weighing' allowing Pollard to leave

Under pressure from Netanyahu, Obama considers allowing convicted spy to move to Israel; Bennett says Israel must do all it can.Yaakov Levi, 11/19/2015, 11:16 AM

Jewish Home behind Jerusalem building thaw

Naftali Bennett, Uri Ariel presented ultimatum to Netanyahu, Arutz Sheva has learned - to lift freeze in exchange for vote on budget.Hezki Baruch, 11/18/2015, 2:23 PM

Bennett: We should've killed more terrorists

Education minister gets behind Knesset podium to reply to MK Zoabi, who accused him of boasting about killing Arabs.Gil Ronen, 11/18/2015, 12:02 PM

Bennett: We've gone from words to action

Jewish Home Chairman says he not impressed by warnings that outlawing the Northern Islamic Movement will 'make things worse.'Uzi Baruch, 11/17/2015, 9:54 AM

'In Judea and Samaria, it's either Israel or ISIS'

Education Min. blasts rivals for supporting Palestinian state, derides calls for Israeli concessions; 'Will France give up half of Paris'?Ari Soffer, 11/16/2015, 4:25 PM

Jewish Home threatens to walk over budget

After learning 200 million shekels would be cut from education budget, Naftali Bennett warns Jewish Home could vote against state budget.Ido Ben Porat, 11/15/2015, 1:24 PM

'Bibi freezes and Bennett is silent'

Leaders of Judea-Samaria towns warn that by silently going along with PM's building freeze, Jewish Home not meeting needs of constituents.Cynthia Blank, 11/12/2015, 12:42 PM

Bennett: EU labeling a 'new form of anti-Semitism'

Jewish Home chairman lashes out at EU labeling measure which 'singles out Israel.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/12/2015, 11:12 AM

Bennett: Terror groups rejoicing over labeling

Jewish Home chairman tells the BBC the EU's decision to label Israeli products is rewarding terrorism.Ben Ariel, 11/12/2015, 5:14 AM

Bennett calls to follow orders, destroy synagogue

Bennett 'rejects' letter of senior rabbis, who urged security forces not to demolish synagogue and thereby breach Jewish law.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/11/2015, 8:55 PM

PM: No intention to evacuate Judea-Samaria towns

Under fire for saying he has not ruled out a possible 'unilateral' move, Netanyahu clarifies there will not be another disengagement.Cynthia Blank, 11/11/2015, 6:10 PM