Bennett backs prize for anti-'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 names radical leftist activist as 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 Palestinians to have '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: Israel wasn't meant to be a shelter

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

MK Yonah: Labor is 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

Netanyahu, Ya'alon reject Bennett plan to act against tunnels

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, next stop is to form government

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 to terror: 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: 'Messianic' 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

Knesset 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 and unnecessary'

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

Heavy 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

'A terrorist should end up with a bullet between the 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

Bennett: Israel needs 'an in depth 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

Netanyahu 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

Defiance, hope as Bennett visits community struck by terror

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 leaders' 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: 'So much light' snuffed out by Arab 'darkness'

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

Bennett: ‘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 is trying 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's 'meddling'

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 implying accidents worse than terror

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 emerges victorious in battle for Hesder Yeshiva budget

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 calls on Tel Aviv parents to send 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 Tel Aviv: ‘Terrorism will not stop us’

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 to Netanyahu: 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 to lead public 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 ban of Jewish-Arab love novel

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 ban of pro-assimilation novel

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 to party leaders: 'Thank you for your 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 'Jewish 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 educational 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 tells 'naive' 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

Naftali 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 'impudent' 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

Bennett bans 'Breaking the Silence' 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 provides support to 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 school 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 Jewish culture 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 as minister, 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: How 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, kill or be killed - there's no middle ground'

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