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Shaked: Security Cabinet reform could save lives

Justice Minister notes the public benefits from recent government upheaval, despite falling-out between Netanyahu, Bennett.Shimon Cohen, 5/30/2016, 12:58 PM

Hotovely warns Bennett: Don't topple the right-wing

Deputy FM calls on Bennett not to bring down 'most nationalist govt. in years,' warns of repeat of right-wing disunity that led to Oslo.Nitsan Keidar, 5/29/2016, 9:35 PM

Netanyahu rejects coalition crisis compromise

Minister Litzman suggests compromise on Security Cabinet standoff, but while Bennett agrees to it, PM dismisses the proposal.Uzi Baruch, 5/29/2016, 9:15 PM

Bennett: Our demand is that the Cabinet stop being blind

Jewish Home chairman elaborates on his demand to improve the Security Cabinet, stresses he will not back down.Ido Ben Porat, 5/29/2016, 5:15 AM

Jewish Home party rejects Netanyahu cabinet 'spin'

PM's nod to demand by Education Min. Naftali Bennett to overhaul Security Cabinet rejected by Bennett's party as mere spin.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/27/2016, 5:48 PM

Return of the alliance? Lapid backs Bennett

Lapid throws his weight behind erstwhile ally's ultimatum on military secretaries for Cabinet members.Hezki Baruch, 5/27/2016, 10:19 AM

The 'strange saga' of Bennett's security demands

Elkin puzzled by ultimatum to media on cabinet matters; security source reveals Bennett had access to info but didn't pick it up.Hezki Baruch, 5/25/2016, 9:00 AM

Coalition agreement 'just hours away', Bennett threatens to walk

With coalition negotiations on the verge of a final agreement, Jewish Home demands changes in security cabinet operations.David Rosenberg, 5/24/2016, 9:48 AM

Bennett demands Netanyahu fix Security Cabinet flaws

As part of coalition agreement, Jewish Home party leader Naftali Bennett demands changes to Security Cabinet.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/23/2016, 1:18 PM

Cabinet meeting doesn't clarify IDF withdrawal

Netanyahu vows IDF will keep option of entry to Area A, possibly indicating withdrawal and reentry, but says no PA agreement yet.Nitsan Keidar, 4/20/2016, 5:25 PM

Cabinet discusses unilateral withdrawals

Security Cabinet to receive report on formerly secret talks with PA to pull IDF from Ramallah and Jericho; 'this is a prize to terror.'Shimon Cohen, 4/6/2016, 10:47 AM

Justice Minister: Don't let shadow government return us to Oslo

Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked blasts reports of secret talks between Israel, PA over removing IDF from Palestinian cities.Hezki Baruch, 3/14/2016, 10:41 PM

'IDF must be prepared for possible war with Hamas'

Southern Command officers warn political echelon may 'lose patience' and demand immediate action against Hamas terror tunnels.Cynthia Blank, 2/11/2016, 8:38 AM

PA funeral of honor for terrorists' bodies returned by Israel

Five bodies returned in breach of Cabinet decision; Liberman: 'this is ransom pay.' Zionist Camp: hypocritical 'govt. is weak.'Hezki Baruch, 10/31/2015, 9:47 PM

300 Soldiers Deployed to Jerusalem

Cabinet implements slew of new security measures, but Arab terror attacks don't seem to be letting up.Cynthia Blank, 10/18/2015, 9:08 AM

Israel Will Not Return the Bodies of Terrorists

Security Cabinet adopts Erdan's suggestion not to allow 'terror rally' funerals, weighs burying terrorists on the borders of Israel.Ido Ben-Porat, 10/14/2015, 12:22 PM

Proposal: IDF Forces to Back Up Police in Jerusalem

Security cabinet proposes new measures to crack down on terror after three Israelis killed in attacks in Jerusalem.Nitsan Keidar, 10/13/2015, 9:27 PM

Cabinet Decides: 4 Year Minimum for Rock Terrorists

Police may open fire when anyone's life is in danger. Use of non-lethal sharpshooting guns is also approved.Hezki Baruch, 9/24/2015, 8:29 PM

Security Cabinet Proposes Expanding Anti-Terror Laws

Political-Security Cabinet calls for more tools for use against 'Jewish terrorists,' including administrative detention.Matt Wanderman, 8/2/2015, 8:46 PM

Bennett Demands PM Convene Security Cabinet Urgently

Netanyahu hasn't convened the key forum since government was formed. Is it really due to his wife's aversion to Justice Minister?Gil Ronen, 6/17/2015, 10:23 AM

Problem: PM Promised 11 Ministers Places in 10-Man Cabinet

Government fails to approve makeup of Diplomacy-Security Cabinet, as Netanyahu asks to postpone decision.Gil Ronen, 5/20/2015, 11:40 AM

Daniela Weiss: Shaked Will 'Make Order' in Justice Ministry

Ayelet Shaked, says activist Daniella Weiss, is the right person in the right place at the right time to serve as Justice Minister.Yaakov Levi, 5/6/2015, 5:57 PM

'Israel Was Not Prepared for Operation Protective Edge'

MK Ofer Shelah (Yesh Atid) asserts security cabinet at fault for lack of preparedness during last summer's Operation Protective Edge.Cynthia Blank, 4/5/2015, 11:52 AM

Netanyahu to Make Public Statement on Iran Deal

The security cabinet is meeting to debate the new Iran nuclear deal - what will Israel's course of action be?Ari Yashar, 4/3/2015, 12:14 PM

Bibi Keeps Liberman Out of Emergency Session

Discussion of reaction to Abbas's signing of Rome Statute included the defense minister – but strangely, not the foreign minister.Gil Ronen, 1/1/2015, 7:38 PM

Netanyahu to Convene Urgent Security Cabinet After Attack

Har Nof massacre 'direct result of incitement, which the international community is irresponsibly ignoring,' Netanyahu says.Tova Dvorin, 11/18/2014, 9:57 AM

Terror Victim's Advocate Takes Security Cabinet to Task

Lt. Col. Indor, Director of Almagor terror victims group, asks hard questions exposing government's numerous security failures.Ari Yashar, 11/14/2014, 2:04 PM

Ya'alon: Hamas Took Advantage of Political Turmoil During War

Hamas leadership kept up rocket fire, confident that it would lead to a breakdown in the government, Ya'alon says.Tova Dvorin, 9/24/2014, 4:19 PM

Wise Tactical Choices in Gaza

Calculated risks versus unnecessary ones. A level-headed perspective on Israeli decision makers' choices in Gaza.Maj. Gen. (res.) Yaacov Amidror, 8/26/2014, 9:30 PM

Cabinet Was Split Over Ceasefire - But Netanyahu Accepted Anyway

Ministers from Jewish Home, Yisrael Beytenu and even Likud opposed truce - but PM circumvented cabinet vote on a legal technicality.Ari Soffer, 8/26/2014, 9:02 PM

Netanyahu: Israel Will Not Negotiate Under Fire

Security Cabinet meeting ends with assurance that the operation in Gaza will continue until quiet is achieved.Yoni Kempinski, Tova Dvorin, 8/10/2014, 12:02 PM

Security Cabinet to Weigh Defining Gaza as 'Enemy Territory'

Cabinet to discuss the next moves in Operation Protective Edge, as it embarks on its thirty-fourth day.Hezki Baruch, 8/10/2014, 9:53 AM

Minister Hints at Renewed IDF Ground Entry in Gaza

Gilad Erdan says Operation Protective Edge may soon move to topple Hamas regime; Minister Perry warns of 'war of attrition.'Ido Ben-Porat, Ari Yashar, 8/10/2014, 7:54 AM

MKs Split Over Cease-Fire with Hamas

Truce highlights deeply divided views on Israel and Hamas; leftist MKs insist the truce should mark the resumption of peace talks.Tova Dvorin, 7/15/2014, 10:25 AM

Over 930 Terror Targets Hit in Gaza

Defense Minister, Chief of Staff and IAF Commander discuss details of operation after Security Cabinet meeting.Ari Yashar, 7/11/2014, 12:14 AM

Netanyahu Ejects Minister Ariel from Security Cabinet Meeting

An embarrassing incident at Security Cabinet meeting as Minister Bennett brings fellow minister from Jewish Home, angering Netanyahu.Hezki Baruch and Elad Benari, 6/26/2014, 3:14 AM

Hamas Defiant over Israeli Crackdown

Hamas responds to Cabinet decision to harshen prison conditions, says 'arresting hundreds won't stop us.'Ari Yashar, 6/17/2014, 4:46 PM

Peace Talks Suspended

Six-hour cabinet meeting decides to response to PA-Hamas unity by suspending talks, implementing financial sanctions.Hezki Baruch, Ari Yashar, 4/24/2014, 5:37 PM

Security Cabinet Allows IDF to Mobilize Reserve Units

Security Cabinet makes five decisions regarding Operation Pillar of Defense, including allowing the IDF to mobilize reserves.Elad Benari, 11/15/2012, 1:15 AM

Shin Bet: Steinitz Didn't Leak from Cabinet

Kuwaiti paper claimed Finance Minister leaked details of secret Cabinet session and tried to blame Barak.Gil Ronen, 10/9/2012, 2:23 PM

Shas Minister Atias: About Iran, 'We Need to Pray'

In the framework of a discussion on Iran, Housing Minister Ariel Atias (Shas) told Radio Kol Chai listeners on Thursday, “We need to pray.”Chana Ya'ar, 9/6/2012, 2:00 PM

Netanyahu May Order Shin Bet to Find Leaker

Channel 2 says the leak was stopped in time by censor. Shin Bet chief meets Attorney GeneralGil Ronen, 9/5/2012, 9:34 PM

Ex-Shin Bet Officer: Ministers Can't Keep Secrets

Former senior Shin Bet man Menachem Landau says Israel can't surprise its foes if ministers leak plans.Gil Ronen, 9/5/2012, 8:32 PM

Use Lie Detector to Catch Who Leaked Secrets, Says Landau

Cabinet Minister Uzi Landau wants officials to undergo a lie detector test to find out who leaked security secrets to the media. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 9/5/2012, 4:57 PM

Netanyahu Angry over Security Leak, Cancels Meeting

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu dispersed a defense cabinet meeting Wednesday morning due to a leak to the media.Chana Ya'ar, 9/5/2012, 1:40 PM

Israel Estimates 'Only' 300 Deaths in 3-Week War

Israel’s defense system estimates that if a war breaks out during 2012, 300 people will be killed in a three week period.Elad Benari, 4/3/2012, 6:15 AM