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Liberman to Bennett: Fire Arab School Directors

Yisrael Beytenu head urges education minister to sack directors of Sakhnin schools where students protested in calls for 'intifada.'Hezki Baruch, 9/21/2015, 2:16 PM

Report: Netanyahu Suggests 'Phasing' Bennett Out

Maariv columnist claims Prime Minister offered Labor leader defense, foreign affairs and justice portfolios to join coalition for 4 years.Ido Ben Porat, 9/13/2015, 11:45 AM

Bennett Ranked Top Minister of the Year

A Knesset Channel poll found the public is most satisfied with the work of Education Minister and Jewish Home chairman Naftali Bennett.Hezki Baruch, 9/10/2015, 7:40 AM

Bedouin Tracker Who Saved Naftali Bennett's Life

Bedouin tracker paid condolence call to former comrade-in-arms Bennett, who dug up this photo of the mine that almost killed him.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/8/2015, 12:38 PM

Naftali Bennett's Father Laid to Rest

Bennett gives emotional eulogy for his father Jim, saying he was 'a good Jew, a Zionist, who pursued peace.'Hezki Baruch, 9/3/2015, 10:23 PM

Naftali Bennett's Father, Jim, Passes Away at 73

Jim Bennett, an ardent Zionist who made aliyah after the Six-Day War in 1967, passes away after a long battle with an illness.Yoni Kempinski, 9/3/2015, 2:48 PM

Livni, Bennett Squabble Over School Year Ideals

As children return to school, the political rivals find it hard to agree over the most basic values.Gil Ronen, 9/1/2015, 10:29 AM

Teachers Won't Strike, But Parents Will

Education Minister Naftali Bennett managed to avert a teachers' strike this year - but he hasn't been able to prevent a parents' strike.Moshe Cohen, 9/1/2015, 3:15 AM

Bennett: Leaders Must Pursue National Objectives

Both Education Minister and former president stress the importance of students well-skilled in math for Israel's technological future.Eliran Aharon, 8/30/2015, 1:04 PM

Public Approves of Bennett's Performance

New poll finds that most Israelis are satisfied with Education Minister's work, but not so much with Finance Minister Kahlon.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/28/2015, 4:46 AM

Bennett Corrects Troll in Twitter Smackdown

Newly-appointed Education Minister makes the best of an incitement-laced post, correcting the poster's grammar.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/19/2015, 7:09 PM

Bennett Dismisses Demands by 'Clueless' Artists

Education Minister says his decision to remove Culture Basket Committee chair for promoting pro-terror play is final.Ido Ben Porat, 8/19/2015, 1:45 PM

Bennett: Why Wait 67 Years

Education Minister Naftali Bennett says the program to teach Arab students Hebrew starting in kindergarten will help co-existence.Yishai Karov, 8/17/2015, 2:14 AM

Bennett's Plan: Teach Arabs Hebrew in Kindergarten

Minister unveils new $7.9 million plan starting next year, aiming to boost Hebrew to give Arabs better jobs and economic power.Ido Ben-Porat, 8/13/2015, 9:37 PM

Bennett: High Court 'Tying Our Hands'

Jewish Home chairman is unhappy with verdict shortening detention period for infiltrators, says judges eroding the public's trust in them.Ido Ben Porat, 8/12/2015, 11:41 AM

Bennett Doubles Gay Youth Budget

Organization will receive almost NIS 1M. Education Minister 'rejects with disgust' MK Smotrich's statement about 'abomination parade.'Gil Ronen, 8/11/2015, 6:02 PM

State Comptroller: Bennett Misused Campaign Funds

State Comptroller says Jewish Home head illegally used campaign contributions to help others in the party primaries.Matt Wanderman, 8/11/2015, 10:22 AM

'I Support Death Penalty for Jewish Terrorists'

After two Jewish activists put under administrative arrest, Bennett says there must be equal punishment for Jewish and Arab terrorists.Uzi Baruch, 8/9/2015, 1:22 PM

Meretz MK: Jewish Home Brought Threats On Itself

MK Tamar Zandberg claims Naftali Bennett's complaint over threats to his safety are 'victimization.' Double standard?Tova Dvorin, 8/5/2015, 10:15 PM

Bennett: 'Discrimination Of Any Kind Unacceptable'

Education Minister Naftali Bennett on Sunday met with organizations representing Israel's gay community.Moshe Cohen, 8/2/2015, 9:50 PM

Gay Pride March Ban 'Saved Bennett from Himself'

Jewish Home MK Bezalel Smotrich opines that the rally in Tel Aviv was incitement to violence against the Right.Hezki Baruch, 8/2/2015, 10:22 AM

MK: LGBT Rally Specifically Excluded the Right

The organizers of the LGBT rally in Tel Aviv Saturday night intimated MK Yinon Magal would be 'attacked' if he attended, he says.Yedidya Ben-Or, 8/2/2015, 8:52 AM

Bennett Greatly Expands Budget for Gay Youth

Jewish Home chairman responds to gay parade stabbing 'with action not just words,' despite his party's past conservative positions.Ari Yashar, 7/30/2015, 10:36 PM

Bennett: No Connection Between Iran Deal, Pollard

Reports of Jonathan Pollard's release are due to the time passed since his arrest - not a ploy to mend US-Israel relations, Bennett says.Shimon Cohen, 7/27/2015, 7:05 PM

Lapid Predicts New Elections by 2016

Yesh Atid chair plans to run for prime minister when the current government fails; adds that Jewish Home chose 'settlements over Judaism.'Hezki Baruch, 7/27/2015, 6:14 PM

'Israel Advocacy Requires Strong Jewish Identity'

At sendoff for religious-Zionist emissaries to Diaspora, Naftali Bennett says fight for Jewish identity key in saving world Jewry.Yoni Kempinski, 7/27/2015, 2:22 PM

Report: Bennett May Give Up Knesset Seat

Naftali Bennett may resign from the Knesset if the “Norwegian Law” is passed, making way for Shuli Muallem to take a vacant Jewish Home seatUzi Baruch, 7/26/2015, 10:58 PM

Bennett Promises to 'Bring Pollard Home'

Jewish Home chair emphasizes Pollard's potential release unrelated to Iran deal, says Israel doing everything right for his return.Ido Ben Porat, 7/26/2015, 10:16 AM

Bennett: Iran Deal a 'Mortal Threat'

'We're giving them billions of dollars, sending them to buy weaponry, then making them immune to future attacks,' Education Minister fires.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/20/2015, 10:41 PM

Bennett Slams Lapid, Defends Netanyahu on Iran

Education Minister Naftali Bennett defended Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu from barbs being issued by Yesh Atid head Yair Lapid.Yaakov Levi, 7/20/2015, 5:33 PM

Bennett, Beit El Protestors Face Off At Meeting

Tensions surfaced in Jewish Home, as a loud shouting match broke out between Naftali Bennett and party members from Beit El.Moshe Cohen, 7/20/2015, 4:41 PM

Bennett Calls to Dissolve Culture Basket

Education Min. bemoans people 'deciding what art our children are exposed to;' says plays from Samaria theaters won't stand a chance.Cynthia Blank, 7/15/2015, 10:53 PM

Bennett on CNN: We'll Defend Ourselves

Education Minister warns against "terrible deal" with Iran, says Israel "is prepared for any eventuality".Ben Ariel, 7/15/2015, 5:13 AM

Bennett Takes on Sneering BBC: Iran Deal a Farce

In remarkably hostile interview, Education Minister Naftali Bennett exposes the gaping holes in Iran nuclear deal.Ari Soffer, 7/14/2015, 8:45 PM

Bennett: Iran Deal 'International Hara-Kiri'

Education Minister Naftali Bennett compares Iran deal to Japanese suicide ritual, urges MKs to unite before disastrous deal is signed.Hezki Baruch, 7/13/2015, 5:03 PM

'Disengagement Was Intended to Destroy the Right'

The Oslo Accords and the Disengagement were designed to cause the collapse of religious Zionism, charges Jewish Home head.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, 7/13/2015, 4:27 PM

Family of Israeli Captive Accepts Envoy's Apology

Mengistu's family 'brushes off' threats by Lotan, who gets backing from Bennett, and postpones meeting with Netanyahu.Ari Yashar, 7/10/2015, 11:46 AM

Bennett Makes Israeli Schools Teach German

Education minister signs agreement with German officials to have the language added to schools, including a German diploma.Ari Yashar, 7/10/2015, 11:06 AM

Minister Bennett: Reform Jews Are Jews, Period

In backlash at Shas minister's statements against non-Orthodox Jews, Jewish Home minister releases a terse tweet.Ido Ben-Porat, 7/8/2015, 11:45 AM

'Teachers Who Joined ISIS Crossed a Red Line'

In an interview with Arutz Sheva, Education Minister denounces behavior of Bedouin teacher who spread ISIS teachings in schools.Uzi Baruch, 7/7/2015, 4:12 AM

Bennett Warns: You Can't Run From Terror

Education Minister meets students at Gush Katif Center in message against expulsion of Jews.Yoni Kempinski, 6/30/2015, 3:33 PM

Bennett to Flex Muscles over Civil Administration?

2.5 months into government's term, Defense Minister still won't hand over authority despite coalition agreement.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, 6/29/2015, 11:56 AM

Naftali Bennett Supports Gaza Reconstruction

Jewish Home party chairman advocates trading military aid in for rice - reducing Hamas's need for warfare.Tova Dvorin, 6/28/2015, 7:56 AM

'B'Tselem? Our B'Tselem? It Can't Be'

Naftali Bennett slams leftist organizations for contributing to 'war crimes' allegations in UN report.Ido Ben Porat, 6/22/2015, 6:36 PM

'UN Report Has Jewish Blood on its Hands'

Israel quickly responds to 'biased' and 'prejudicial' UN report alleging it committed war crimes during Operation Protective Edge.Cynthia Blank, 6/22/2015, 3:24 PM

'The UN Has Never Been Honest'

Education Minister Naftali Bennett reaffirms Israel's humaneness after the UN claims Israel deliberately made Gazan children suffer.Tova Dvorin, 6/19/2015, 11:21 AM

Bibi's Net Worth: $11M; Bennett's is $8M

Prime Minister beats out Barack Obama, who is worth $5-7M. Most of the wealth is in real estate.Gil Ronen, 6/17/2015, 2:55 PM

Piron Attacks 'Firebrands' in Facebook Hissy Fit

Both extreme leftists and right-wingers have 'lost their minds' in present culture war, MK Shai Piron writes in bid for unity.Reut Hadar, 6/15/2015, 6:58 PM

'Your Son Was Murdered Twice'

Education Minister assures family of Moshe Tamam schoolchildren will no longer view play honoring their son's terrorist killer.Uzi Baruch, 6/15/2015, 1:53 PM

'Don't Abandon Our Children'

Education Ministry cuts leave children in the Gaza area without crucial psychological counseling; MK Haim Yellin fights back.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, 6/14/2015, 11:16 AM

Artists Blast 'Non-Democratic' Ban on Play

Slamming Bennett and Regev for sanctions against Israeli-Arab theaters, group of artists promise to fight censorship.Shimon Cohen, 6/14/2015, 9:18 AM

Fury at Cut in Funding for Pro-Terror Play

'We won't be rubber stamp for the Minister's decisions,' committee asserts after Bennett removes terror-inspired play from its repertoire.Cynthia Blank, 6/14/2015, 8:15 AM

Livni Defends Actor Who Boycotted 'Settlement'

Zionist Union MK blasts Culture Minister who threatened action against the Arab actor.Gil Ronen, 6/11/2015, 7:00 PM

Victim's Family Demand Their Voice be Heard

Family of Moshe Tamam push to attend emergency meeting on freedom of speech, after Bennett cut funding for play on Tamam's killer.Cynthia Blank, 6/11/2015, 12:26 PM

Bennett to Liberman: Stop the Nonsense

Jewish Home chairman urges Yisrael Beytenu head to “stop the nonsense” and join the coalition.Hezki Baruch, 6/10/2015, 6:15 AM

Bennett Cuts Funding For Terror-Glorifying Play

Education Minister makes good on threats to cut funding to play glorifying murderer of IDF soldier at Arab theater in Haifa.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/9/2015, 10:53 PM

Bennett: Do Not Hand Over More Territory

Education Min. opens up about reforms and thoughts on renewed Gaza fire, but refuses to disclose if he will support student trips to Hevron.Cynthia Blank, 6/8/2015, 10:49 PM