'Everyone acknowledged strength of Sharon's leadership'

President and Mrs. Rivlin participate in memorial ceremony for former Prime Minister Ariel Sharon and his wife Lily.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/15/2019, 2:46 PM

Gilad Sharon's bid to run in Likud primaries rejected again

Court rejects an appeal by Ariel Sharon's son Gilad to allow him to run in the Likud primaries. Sharon says ban is motivated by revenge.Tzvi Lev, 1/31/2019, 4:57 PM

Likud bans Ariel Sharon's son from contending in primaries

Likud panel cites laxly-enforced party regulations to rule that architect of Gaza disengagement cannot contend in the upcoming primaries.Tzvi Lev, 1/24/2019, 5:14 PM

INTO THE FRAY: Generals in Israeli politics

As a rule, on entering Israeli politics, senior military and security figures have played a troubling role, which has—almost uniformly—proved disastrous, both for the country and/or for themselves. Dr. Martin Sherman, 1/18/2019, 12:33 PM

Netanyahu's Vietnam

Undoing the damage has been Israel’s task since Ariel Sharon gave Gaza away in 2005 and no matter what Netanyahu chooses to do, there will be fallout. Lyndon Johnson could tell him a thing or two about that Jack Engelhard, 11/16/2018, 8:05 AM

Irrerversible damage caused by Gush Katif destruction continues

The August 2005 expulsion of Jews from Gush Katif helped put Hamas in power, worsened the security of Israelis, and contributed to the isolation of Israel internationally (Edmund Sanders) Arye Yizhaki, 7/24/2018, 10:45 PM

MSNBC host ripped lavish bat mitzvahs, settlements, Ariel Sharon

Joy Reid claims Israel imported Jewish 'militants from Brooklyn', blasts settlement movement, former PM Ariel Sharon.Charles Dunst, JTA, 6/10/2018, 4:44 PM

Ariel Sharon's son comes out in support of Netanyahu

Despite historic rivalry, Gilad Sharon says Netanyahu best person to lead Israel.Tzvi Lev, 3/11/2018, 7:45 AM

Ariel Sharon's son: No regrets for Gaza disengagement

Despite role in Israel's decision to expel 9,000 Jews from their homes in Gaza, Gilad Sharon has no regrets.Tzvi Lev, 2/11/2018, 6:23 PM

Remembering my friend, Rabbi Benny Elon

A close friend mourns. Ronn Torossian, 5/7/2017, 6:12 AM

State secrets revealed: Bush agreed to settlement construction

Did Ariel Sharon hide Bush's approval for building throughout Judea and Samaria from Israeli public?Shimon Cohen, 3/14/2017, 4:56 PM

The rabbi who knew the real reason for Arik Sharon's "Disengagement"

Reflections on the passing of Rabbi Shaar-Yashuv HaKohen zt"l: The Rabbi who heard the real reason Arik Sharon retreated from Gaza and expelled the Jewish communities from Katif and Northern Shomron.  David Bedein, 9/6/2016, 8:36 PM

'Gilad Sharon pushed his father to expel Gaza Jews'

Historian Arye Yitzhaki, among those expelled from Gush Katif, calls on the Likud party not to trust Gilad Sharon, son of former PM.Benny Toker, 8/1/2016, 8:28 AM

MKs opposed to the disengagement were denied airtime

Former Army Radio commander says that leading up to Gaza evacuation, the plan's opposers were deliberately denied airtime on 'Kol Yisrael'.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/31/2016, 10:05 AM

'We fought Sharon, if need be we can fight Netanyahu'

Likud minister visits Amona protest tent, promises to fight for embattled town. 'We made a mistake in Gush Katif, we cannot repeat it.'Hezki Baruch, 7/6/2016, 7:29 PM

Moshe Feiglin: Donald Trump is dangerous for Israel

Ex-Likud MK and Zehut chief blasts Israeli supporters of Trump, calls GOP frontrunner "bulldozer without a driver", compares him to Sharon.David Rosenberg, 3/6/2016, 11:10 AM

Netanyahu rails against Gaza disengagement at Sharon memorial

During memorial service two years after Ariel Sharon's death, Netanyahu took to the plenum to condemn 2005 Gaza Disengagement.David Rosenberg, 2/29/2016, 11:15 PM

Dirty tricks won Iowa for Hillary, Gaza for Sharon

Watch her crowing about how she won and how she plans to continue onto New Hampshire standing on her record. Jack Engelhard, 2/3/2016, 10:34 PM

Ariel Sharon Accused of Insubordination During Yom Kippur War

42 years after it ended, more information has emerged on the tensions that dogged the IDF during the Yom Kippur War.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/21/2015, 8:14 PM

Rabbi Lau: Sharon 'Feared Civil War' Before Disengagement

Rabbi Yisrael Meir Lau revealed Tuesday that he had met with then-Prime Minister Ariel Sharon a month before the Disengagement.Moshe Cohen, 7/7/2015, 2:16 PM

Gilad Sharon: 'Disengagement Was a Success'

Ariel Sharon's expulsion of Gaza's Jews was 'unfortunate, but it was necessary,' according to his son, Gilad Sharon.Yaakov Levi, 7/2/2015, 5:15 PM

Former Kadima MK Hasson May Join Labor-Hatnua

Yoel Hasson, a former Kadima MK, who has followed steadily behind Livni since Likud, may become #16 on Labor-Hatnua's Knesset list.Hezki Baruch, Cynthia Blank, 1/25/2015, 3:02 PM

Spanish University Dismantles Anti-Israel Exhibit

After Jewish community complains, Spanish university dismantles exhibit featuring misquotes attributed to Ariel Sharon.Cynthia Blank, 12/11/2014, 8:24 AM

Battle Over Likud Primaries: Who Will Win, Danon or Bibi?

Standoff expected between Prime Minister and MK Danny Danon, amid rumors that Netanyahu is trying to win allegiances.Hezki Baruch, 11/9/2014, 9:51 AM

Mother Pleas with Hospital Over Attempt to Evict Injured Toddler

Adva Biton pleas for compassion Wednesday, after hospital tries to release three-year-old Adelle without enough time for family to prepare.Shimon Cohen and Tova Dvorin, 4/9/2014, 9:52 PM

Legendary Unit 101 Commander Passes Away

Meir Har-Tzion, first commander of special forces unit from foundation of state, passes at age 80.Ari Yashar, 3/14/2014, 12:33 PM

Danon: Netanyahu's Behavior Reminiscent of Sharon's

Deputy Defense Minister says Kerry's framework "is trying to turn us into Meretz. That's not going to happen."Elad Benari, 3/11/2014, 4:43 AM

Caught on Tape: Even Netanyahu Opposed Netanyahu

1999 recording of Netanyahu interview reveals PM called idea of Jews living under PA 'absurd,' and 'another way of eliminating them.'Ari Yashar, 1/31/2014, 12:29 PM

Poll: Netanyahu 'Kadima'-Type Breakaway from Likud is Viable

Scenario poll shows if Bibi broke off from Likud and opted for elections on a 'peace' deal platform, his new party would be the largest.Ari Yashar, 1/29/2014, 3:09 PM

2004 Bush Letter Haunts Obama and Kerry

As Obama gets ready to approve Kerry's framework agreement - he and Kerry need to have their memory banks updated to remind them of the importance of honoring Bush's commitments. David Singer, 1/28/2014, 12:01 AM

Struk Not Sorry for Calling Sharon 'Israel's Greatest Destroyer'

Jewish Home MK Orit Struk unapologetic for criticism of Ariel Sharon’s legacy. 'He would have brought a disaster upon us.'Maayana Miskin, 1/23/2014, 10:42 AM

'I Told Sharon, My Grandchildren Will Build Samaria'

Activist Moshe Zar, who served under Ariel Sharon in IDF, relates his intimate understanding of the builder-turned-destroyer.Ari Yashar, 1/21/2014, 6:00 PM

Dani Dayan: They Don't Like Struk Because They Fear Her

Those who attacked MK Struk did so not because of what she said about Sharon, but because they fear her, says ex-Yesha Council head .David Lev, 1/16/2014, 6:11 PM

IDF Legend: Ya'alon Is Right, This is Absurd

Brig.-Gen. (res.) Amatzia Chen praises Ya'alon's criticism of Kerry's peace plan, calls the talks 'theater of the absurd.'Ari Yashar, 1/15/2014, 1:57 PM

Arab MKs Join Palestinian Celebration of Sharon's Death

Outpouring of abuse against Sharon by PA TV, Fatah, Arab Knesset parties.Ari Yashar, 1/14/2014, 9:39 AM

Sharon to be Commemorated in Belarus

Limmud FSU conference in Belarus to feature a special event in memory of Sharon whose parents were born in Belarus.Elad Benari, 1/14/2014, 2:44 AM

MK Kalfa: We Cannot Forget What Sharon Did to Us

Zevulun Kalfa, thrown out of his home in Gush Katif, remembers well the harrowing and difficult experience he and his family went through.David Lev, 1/13/2014, 10:01 PM

'Jonathan Wanted So Much to Say Goodbye to Sharon'

Esther Pollard and Nadia Cohen - both wives of Israeli spies - describe the connection former Prime Minister Sharon had with their families.Tova Dvorin, 1/13/2014, 8:47 PM

First Tree Planted in Ariel Sharon's Memory in the Golan Heights

JNF, WZO dedicate oak tree planting to Sharon, in annual tree-planting ceremony in the Golan Heights.Tova Dvorin, 1/13/2014, 7:42 PM

Gilad Sharon: Don't Forget the Good My Father Did

Ariel Sharon's two sons, Omri and Gilad, eulogize their father on Monday as the late Prime Minister was buried near his Negev home.David Lev, 1/13/2014, 5:23 PM

German Foreign Minister Uses Funeral Visit to Slam 'Settlements'

During Israel visit, German FM Frank-Walter Steinmeier as a platform to push the European Union's stance on 'settlements.'AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/13/2014, 4:26 PM

Only a Few Dozen Show Up for Sharon Burial

Organizers expected thousands to arrive but the buses have remained empty.Gil Ronen, 1/13/2014, 2:35 PM

Attorneys Offer Free Defense Of Sharon Celebrations

Ben-Gvir and Ben-Yosef slam Interior Security Minister's attempt to 'silence and intimidate,' call for his removal.Ari Yashar, 1/13/2014, 12:36 PM

Former Prime Minister Ariel Sharon Laid to Rest

Ariel Sharon buried at Havat Hashikmim in the Negev, under heavy security. The funeral began at the Knesset.Arutz Sheva Staff and AFP, 1/13/2014, 9:31 AM

His Last Public Words: 'I am a Jew, First of All'

In a meeting with MASA participants, 3 days before the stroke, Sharon revealed that he worries about the Jewish future, 3,000 years hence.Gil Ronen, 1/13/2014, 8:14 AM

Thousands of Officers to Secure Sharon's Funeral

Former Prime Minister Ariel Sharon will be laid to rest Monday, in a complex operation that will be secured by some 4,000 police officers.Elad Benari, 1/13/2014, 6:44 AM

Bennett: Struk's Comments on Sharon 'Very Serious'

Jewish Home chairman says that fellow MK Struk's comments on Sharon's death "should not have been made."Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/13/2014, 3:13 AM

IDF's Negev Complex to be Named After Sharon

The IDF’s training complex in the Negev, known as Ir HaBahadim, will be named after former PM.Elad Benari, 1/13/2014, 12:16 AM

Rep. Wasserman Schultz Attending Sharon Funeral

Vice President Biden, Rep. Engel, US Ambassador Shapiro and former ambassador Kurtzer were sent by Obama.Gil Ronen, 1/12/2014, 10:22 PM

‘Honor Sharon with New Settlement’

MK Yogev: Honor Sharon’s long legacy of defense and settlement with new Jewish communities.Maayana Miskin, 1/12/2014, 5:05 PM

Mistaking Him for Peres, Hip-Hop Mogul Eulogizes Sharon

Russel Simmons of Def Jam Records mistakes Sharon with Peres in Twitter eulogy, takes it back writing 'I was no fan of Sharon.'Ari Yashar & Gil Ronen, 1/12/2014, 4:02 PM

Sharon Lies in State at Knesset: Pictures

Mourners are paying their respects until 6 p.m. at the plaza outside the Knesset.Arutz Sheva staff, 1/12/2014, 3:35 PM

Internal Security 'Investigate Celebration of Sharon Death'

Yeshiva twice destroyed by Sharon scrutinized after quote posted hinting Sharon was 'apostate informer'. Arab celebrations ignored.Ari Yashar, 1/12/2014, 1:18 PM

'Media Praise of Sharon Tells Netanyahu To Expel'

Activist Daniella Weiss of Gush Emunim says media using the death of Sharon to promote further expulsions.Ari Yashar, 1/12/2014, 12:05 PM

Live: Public Pays Respects as Sharon's Coffin Arrives at Knesset

Watch live ceremony from the Knesset as former members of the public pay their final respects to former PM Ariel SharonArutz Sheva Staff, 1/12/2014, 10:49 AM

Rivlin: Ariel Sharon ‘A Jewish Hero’

Rivlin praises Sharon despite post-Disengagement rift. ‘He was first and foremost a Jew.’Maayana Miskin, 1/12/2014, 10:46 AM

JFNA: Sharon Leader of 'Entire Jewish World'

Jewish Federations of North America eulogizes Sharon, praising his 'bold steps in the hopes of achieving peace.'Ari Yashar, 1/12/2014, 8:46 AM