IsraelNationalNews.com

In today's headlines:‏ תג בכותרות

As Terrorism Grips Israel, Liberman Eyes Comeback

Just six months ago, commentators were writing the Yisrael Beytenu leader off. How wrong they were.Ari Soffer, 10/12/2015, 6:00 PM

'Mahmoud Abbas is a Plucked Chicken'

Education Minister Naftali Bennett advocates a no-holds barred policy toward not only Hamas, but the PA as well.Tova Dvorin, 10/11/2015, 9:16 AM

Bennett: Government Says No Palestinian State

Jewish Home chairman says that if Herzog wants to join the coalition, he will have to accept the coalition’s guidelines.Orli Harari, 10/11/2015, 5:04 AM

Naftali Bennett Personally Removes Terror Flags

Education Minister doubles back from visit to Peduel to ensure Islamic Movement flags are taken down.Uzi Baruch, 10/9/2015, 4:15 PM

Naftali Bennett to Resign as MK

Bennett uses new laws to keep his Education Minister post, but allow former MK Shuli Muallem-Refaeli to rejoin Knesset.Tova Dvorin, 10/7/2015, 4:39 PM

Bennett: Law in J'lem is the Same as in Tel Aviv

Jewish Home holds faction meeting in Old City, with Bennett promising no more terrorist releases and an implementation of law.Hezki Baruch, 10/6/2015, 6:32 PM

Thousands Celebrate With the Torah at Terror Sites

Education Minister Naftali Bennett joins thousands in Hakafot dancing celebrations over the Simchat Torah holiday at 'trouble spots.'Yaakov Levi, 10/5/2015, 8:21 PM

Online Video Pressures Netanyahu to Get Tough

An NGO formerly headed by Jewish Home's Bennett publishes scathing attack on Netanyahu over terror.Gil Ronen, 10/4/2015, 4:29 PM

PM's Aides Wallopp Bennett for 'Irresponsibility'

'You can't be in cabinet and opposition at same time,' Prime Minister's aide says in response to Jewish Home critiques over security.Cynthia Blank, 10/4/2015, 8:26 AM

Jewish Home Demands Response to Terror Murder

Jewish Home chairman Naftali Bennett presents a list of demands for action following attack near Itamar.Uzi Baruch, 10/2/2015, 2:14 AM

'Abbas Another Terrorist in Annals of History'

Ministers, MKs react, from gov't and opposition benches, to PA chief's incendiary UN speech. Bennett: Abbas once again 'rewriting history'.Uzi Baruch, 9/30/2015, 8:46 PM

Bennett Urged to Fire Inciting Teacher

New petition urges Education Minister to dismiss Haifa teacher who referred to IDF soldiers as murderers.Orli Harari, 9/27/2015, 6:04 AM

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