Where to, Naftali Bennett?

The Jewish Home-National Union party is at a crossroads.Former MK Yaakov Katz, 2/7/2016, 8:10 AM

Ohana Quits Jewish Home List after Furious Backlash

Former soccer star Eli Ohana informs Jewish Home chairman Naftali Bennett of his withdrawal from list; MK Zevulun Kalfa returns.Yaakov Levi, 1/29/2015, 9:41 AM

Bennett at INSS: Israelis Must Stop 'Groveling'

Naftali Bennett says he will not apologize for his 'no apologies' PR campaign, Israel should 'blame itself' for poor world relations.Yaakov Levi, 12/18/2014, 4:07 PM

Bennett Bested Indyk and Buried the 2-State-Solution

Bennett told the VIP's to let Israelis decide what is good for them, because the people of Ashkelon and Ashdod, who had missiles raining on their heads, are just as smart as the people sitting in the Saban Conference audience. Ted Belman, 12/18/2014, 6:03 AM

Bennett: Challenge Now is Elections, Not Faction Politics

Jewish Home chairman and Economics Minister Naftali Bennett praises Arutz Sheva - and appealed for party unity.Moshe Cohen , 12/2/2014, 6:16 PM

Bennett Bans Firecracker Imports for 60 Days

Naftali Bennett said he would bar the import of firecrackers - the newest 'weapon' used by Jerusalem rioters - but for only 60 daysMoshe Cohen, 11/6/2014, 2:18 PM

Bennett Final Status Plan: Area C to Israel, PA Rule in A & B

In an op-ed in the New York Times Wednesday, Economics Minister Naftali Bennett laid out his vision for the future of Judea and Samaria.Yaakov Levi, 11/5/2014, 10:12 PM

Bennett: New Deal WiIl Lower Costs of 'Green Tech'

Israel is joining a group of 41 countries that have agreed to drop all customs duties on goods that contribute to a cleaner environment.Moshe Cohen, 10/14/2014, 12:15 AM

Bennett: Israel Is Responsible for All Jews Everywhere

“As far as I am concerned, Israel is not just the state of its citizens, but of all the world's Jews,” Naftali Bennett said in France.Yaakov Levi, 9/29/2014, 4:01 PM

Bennett: No Jews Will Be Afraid to Walk French Streets

On a visit to France Sunday, Economics Minister Naftali Bennett urged Jews still living in the country to come to Israel.Yaakov Levi, 9/28/2014, 10:51 PM

New Law Requires 3% Disabled Workers in All Large Businesses

Within two years, at least 3% of all workers at firms with 100 or more employees must be disabled people, a new measure says.Moshe Cohen, 9/21/2014, 5:12 PM

Bennett: Hareidi Employment Numbers Prove We Were Right

Recent studies show that more hareidi Israelis are joining the workforce, and Economics Minister Naftali Bennett is very pleased.Yaakov Levi, 9/14/2014, 5:37 PM

Panicked Livni, Lapid Lash Out at Bennett Amid Jewish Home Rise

As polls show strong support for Jewish Home among the electorate, Tzippy Livni and Yair Lapid are concerned for their political futures.Moshe Cohen, 9/11/2014, 9:22 AM

Lapid: I Can Stop the Right's Takeover

Yair Lapid said Monday that he intended to provide a counterweight to the increasing influence of the right.Yaakov Levi, 9/8/2014, 9:34 PM

Bennett: Leftists Live in the Nineties

In his first public speech since the conclusion of Operation Protective Edge, Naftali Bennett sharply criticized the Israeli left.Yaakov Levi, 9/8/2014, 7:31 PM

Bennett, Peretz Compromise on Plastic Bag Law

The plastic bag fee is set to be reduced from 60 agurot to 10, but some scientists question the wisdom of eliminating the bags altogether.Yaakov Levi, 9/7/2014, 4:51 PM

Leftist Professor Says Jewish Home MKs 'Worse than Le Pen'

Professor Ze'ev Sternhel on Thursday said that Naftali Bennett and Uri Ariel were 'the most dangerous people' in Israel.Yaakov Levi, 8/7/2014, 5:15 PM

Bennett: IDF Ready to Strike Back Immediately

Economics Minister stands behind Netanyahu against Hamas 'blackmail' in the event ceasefire breaks down.Moshe Cohen, 8/7/2014, 4:38 PM

Bennett: 'Who's Conducting a Disproportionate War?'

In an interview on Sky News, Economics Minister Naftali Bennett gave an interviewer a lesson in what Israelis have been experiencing.Moshe Cohen, 7/21/2014, 12:15 AM

Bennett: Hamas Committing 'Self-Genocide'

If four Gaza kids playing soccer were killed Wednesday, as Hamas claims, the terror group is at fault, Naftali Bennett said on CNN.Hezki Baruch, 7/17/2014, 9:59 AM

Bennett: Hamas is Responsible for Civilian Deaths in Gaza

If Gaza civilians are dying, it's due to the fact that Hamas is using them as human shields, Jewish Home party head tells Al-Jazeera.Yosef Berger, 7/10/2014, 11:25 AM

PM Slams Hatnua MK Who Compared Hamas and Jewish Home

Netanyahu criticizes MK Mitzna for likening Jewish Home to terror group, Mitzna returns verbal fire.Yaakov Levi, 6/26/2014, 7:08 PM

Bennett: IDF 'Did Not Succeed' in Second Lebanon War

Naftali Bennett told students what motivated him to dedicate his life to public service.Yosef Berger, 6/10/2014, 12:14 AM

Bennett: PA Govt. Members Are 'Terrorists in Suits'

Hamas and Fatah can call themselves a 'government,' but that won't change what they really are, says Naftali BennettYaakov Levi, 6/2/2014, 4:12 PM

Bill Ending Terrorist Pardons Set to be Approved by Government

A law that would prevent mass releases of terrorists is expected to be approved by the government Sunday.Moshe Cohen, 6/1/2014, 8:38 AM

Govt. Approves 'Affirmative Action' Work Plan for Haredim

Government approves a plan aimed at enrolling more members of the hareidi community in the state civil service.Yosef Berger, 5/25/2014, 5:33 PM

MK Feiglin: Bennett Won't Quit Govt.

Likud MK Moshe Feiglin says that he expects Jewish Home and Naftali Bennett to remain in the government, despite his threats.Yaakov Levi , 4/13/2014, 10:08 PM

'Get Me the Votes and I'll Annex Judea and Samaria'

Economics Minister says he needs 40 Knesset seats to annex Judea-Samaria; 'We're not going to disappear to satisfy their desires'.Moshe Cohen, 3/31/2014, 6:46 PM

Bennett: Israel Less Corrupt, More Jewish After Olmert Decision

The conviction of Ehud Olmert has a silver lining, says Economics Minister Naftali Bennett - it will make Israel more moral and more Jewish.Yaakov Levi, 3/31/2014, 5:33 PM

Baruch Marzel: PM Doesn't Care What Bennett Says About Releases

Naftali Bennett can rail all he wants against upcoming releases of terrorists - Binyamin Netanyahu doesn't care, says veteran activist.Moshe Cohen, 3/30/2014, 10:28 PM

Bennett: Let Abbas Go to the UN Already; He'll Lose Out, Not Us

Jewish Home party leader Naftali Bennett is tired of Mahmoud Abbas' threats to 'go to the UN.' Let him, said Bennett.Yaakov Levi, 3/30/2014, 9:07 PM

Bennett: 'We Can't Rely on Anyone Else at Moment of Truth'

Naftali Bennett said that his party would not allow the government to make radical concessions to the PA, despite US pressureDavid Lev, 3/3/2014, 12:02 PM

Bennett: Forget Sensors, We Need IDF to Protect Us

Economics Minister Naftali Bennett says Israelis must realize that they can only rely on themselves for their defense.David Lev, 3/2/2014, 9:53 PM

Bennett: With 'Smart' Defenses, Who Needs An Army?

Economics Minister Naftali Bennett questions the wisdom of relying on technology to ensure Israel's defense in the Jordan Valley.David Lev, 2/27/2014, 11:10 AM

23,000 Hareidim to Hit the Job Market Within Months

Economics Minister Naftali Bennett on Monday led a round-table discussion on the employment situation in the hareidi community.David Lev, 2/24/2014, 4:55 PM

Bennett: Why Should Israel Pay for US Policy Mistakes?

Economics Minister insists Israel focus on looking out for its own interests, says Kerry's plan 'would bring tragedy to Israel'.David Lev, 2/6/2014, 8:30 AM

Poll: Bennett Bested Netanyahu in Tiff

In the recent showdown between Binyamin Netanyahu and Naftali Bennett, Economics Minister bested the Prime Minister, a poll Monday showed.David Lev, 2/3/2014, 10:30 PM

Bennett: They Can't Scare Us With Economic Threats

Economics Minister Naftali Bennett slams Justice Minister Tzippy Livni for utterly failing to 'put Saeb Erekat in his place for his lies'.David Lev, 2/3/2014, 4:07 PM

Herzog: Bennett is a 'Post-Zionist'

Labor party head Yitzchak Herzog on Thursday slammed Economics Minister Naftali Bennett for his performance in office.David Lev, 1/31/2014, 2:46 AM

Report: PM 'Fuming' Over Bennett Comments

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu plans to “give it” to Economics Minister Naftali Bennett when he returns from PolandDavid Lev, 1/27/2014, 11:47 PM

Livni Complains, Govt. Drops Benefits Discussion

The government dropped a planned discussion on an updated regional preferential benefits map, after Tzipi Lini complainedDavid Lev, 1/26/2014, 11:01 PM

Bennett: Start Building in E1 Now

Speaking Monday, Jewish Home chairman Naftali Bennett said that Israel needed to get moving on building homes in the E1 corridorDavid Lev, 1/20/2014, 8:52 PM

Sources: Bennett Ready to Dump Netanyahu Over Withdrawals

Naftali Bennett is ready to quit if the government adopts a framework that would have Israel withdraw from land, Jewish Home sources say.David Lev, 1/9/2014, 11:09 AM

Bennett: Haaretz is Anti-Jewish

Economics Minister Naftali Bennett attacked the Haaretz newspaper, saying that it published only negative reports about JudaismDavid Lev, 12/23/2013, 7:57 PM

Hareidim Call to Boycott Bennett's National Service Event

Members of the hareidi religious community serving in National Service units will boycott an appearance by Naftali Bennett.David Lev, 12/12/2013, 10:44 AM

Bennett: No Need for Criminal Penalties on Hareidi Refuseniks

Naftali Bennett and Yair Lapid are having a disagreement on how to deal with hareidim who refuse to serve in the IDFDavid Lev, 11/24/2013, 9:36 PM

Bennett: Iranian Nuclear Weapon a Threat to the West

In an interview with Fox News, Economics Minister Naftali Bennett says Iran must be stopped from acquiring nuclear weapons.David Lev, 11/10/2013, 8:50 PM

Bennett: Israel An 'Economic Light to the Nations'

If we can't agree on politics, we can agree that 'Israel is a light in the global economic storm,' said Economics Minister Naftali BennettDavid Lev, 11/7/2013, 12:46 PM

The Banana, the Chimp and the Terrorist Release

The writer strongly criticizes Bayit Yehudi for staying in the Likud-led coalition, then explains why he himself remains in the Likud Knesset faction.MK Moshe Feiglin, 11/3/2013, 7:28 AM

Bennett: Attacks Won't Shut Us Up

Bayit Yehudi head Naftali Bennett says neither he nor his MKs will be intimidated into keeping quiet, despite attacks on the party.David Lev, 10/28/2013, 5:15 PM

Bennett: Students Should Learn Technology, Not Law

The government is investing large sums of money to expand technology education programsDavid Lev, 10/27/2013, 3:35 PM

Bennett: Stop the 'Creeping Third Intifada'

Economics Minister Naftali Bennett says Israel must do everything it can to prevent the third intifada, which he said was "creeping" along.David Lev, 10/14/2013, 4:39 PM

Finally: Promised NIS 65 Million to be Distributed to Yeshivas

A long awaited funding round of NIS 65 million for yeshivas in Israel will finally be distributed on Tuesday, Arutz Sheva has learnedDavid Lev, 9/30/2013, 6:59 PM

Aliza Bloch Drops Out of Beit Shemesh Race

Aliza Bloch will no longer be in the running for Mayor of Bet Shemesh due to the competition of Eli Cohen.Kochava Rozenbaum , 8/14/2013, 10:45 AM

Bennett: Bring Pollard Home

Economics and Trade Minister and Bayit Yehudi head Naftali Bennett called for the release of Jonathan Pollard from his American prisonDavid Lev, 3/18/2013, 10:29 PM

Hareidi MKs Walk Out on Netanyahu Speech

MKs from United Torah Jewry called out and interfered with a speech by Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, and then walked out of the roomDavid Lev, 3/18/2013, 5:42 PM