'Minister Ariel can blame only himself'

Security official rejects Minister Ariel’s claim that Netanyahu prevented him from ascending the Temple Mount.Nitsan Keidar, 7/20/2018, 4:42 AM

Netanyahu bars Jewish Home minister from visiting Temple Mount

PM bans Agricultural Minister Uri Ariel from ascending Temple Mount on Tisha B'Av at request of Jordanian government.Ido Ben Porat, 7/19/2018, 6:51 PM

'Act decisively and eliminate terrorism'

National Union party protests Defense Minister Liberman's response to Hamas terror.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/16/2018, 9:47 PM

'I cannot explain the government's policy'

Minister Ariel says he will miss today's cabinet meeting to visit southern communities. 'We are letting Hamas prepare for the next round.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/15/2018, 9:05 AM

Threats against Minister Ariel: 'Do you know why you are alive?'

Animal rights activists threaten Agriculture Minister over opposition to animal import bill. ''Scum, devil disguised as a human being.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/12/2018, 7:14 PM

MKs return to Temple Mount

After Minister Uri Ariel, MK Sharren Haskel ascends Temple Mount this morning. MKs and ministers allowed after PM's consent.Hezki Baruch, 7/8/2018, 12:17 PM

Minister Ariel ascends Temple Mount

Agriculture minister apparently first MK to take advantage of change in policy regarding MK visits to Temple Mount.Hezki Baruch, 7/8/2018, 8:44 AM

Agriculture Minister decries removal of Regev's authority

Minister Ariel blasts PM's decision to strip Miri Regev of committee chair over refusal to approve upgrades to Kotel mixed prayer section.Mordechai Sones, 6/28/2018, 2:45 PM

"We can't keep playing firefighter'

Agriculture Minister Uri Ariel tours Gaza envelope, plants trees where mortars and fires caused destruction.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/24/2018, 9:56 PM

Minister to Bedouin community: 'Learn Hebrew'

'A Bedouin kid who doesn't know any Hebrew won't be able to go to college,' says Agriculture Minister Uri Ariel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/21/2018, 5:40 PM

'Finance Minister harming National Service to save money'

Minister Uri Ariel says he was caught off guard by Finance Ministry's appeal against bill to save National Service.Benny Toker, 6/14/2018, 11:44 PM

Ariel in Homesh: Waiting for disengagement to be nullified

Agriculture Minister visits Yeshivat Homesh, calls them 'most pioneering group in Israel 2018. We continue to work so we can return home.'Ido Ben Porat, 6/6/2018, 11:39 AM

'Shoot them, but not to kill'

Agriculture Minister calls to use live fire on perpetrators of 'kite terror,' but supports IDF policy not to shoot to kill in such cases.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/27/2018, 12:16 PM

Minister Ariel initiates Museum of Settlement

Agriculture Minister promotes initiative to establish central museum and study center for settlement research.Mordechai Sones, 5/24/2018, 2:20 PM

Agricultural imports from Turkey frozen

Decision made by Agriculture Minister Ariel following Israeli ambassador expulsion from Turkey and Erdoğan statements.Mordechai Sones, 5/15/2018, 6:45 PM

Agricultural Minister wants 'agricultural terrorists' shot

As flaring kites from Gaza continue to burn Israel's south, Agrlcutral Minister Uri Ariel wants vandals shot.Tzvi Lev, 5/3/2018, 6:50 PM

Missouri supports Israel

Agriculture Minister Uri Ariel meets Governor of Missouri, receives declaration of support for Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/12/2018, 5:16 AM

Residents of illegal Bedouin town agree to move peacefully

Residents of illegal Bedouin town agree to move to neighboring Hura - in exchange for free land and compensation for demolitions.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/11/2018, 11:11 AM

B'Tselem to continue utilizing National Service volunteers

National Service Director faces resistance after summoning director of organization calling on soldiers to refuse orders.Mordechai Sones, 4/9/2018, 6:46 PM

National Service at B'Tselem to end?

National Service Authority considers canceling NGO's eligibility to utilize volunteers following call to soldiers to disobey orders.Mordechai Sones, 4/5/2018, 12:19 PM

Agriculture Minister thanks world Judea and Samaria supporters

Charoset from Golan and wine from Shomron: Israel supporters worldwide receive packages of Judea and Samaria products in honor of Passover.Mordechai Sones, 4/4/2018, 10:50 AM

'Holding elections now would be bad for Israel'

Jewish Home minister hopes coalition crisis can be resolved. 'Netanyahu didn't initiate the crisis, no party wants elections.'Mordechai Sones, 3/8/2018, 8:10 PM

Bennett: Next time, I'll demand the defense portfolio

Education Minister: Under PM Netanyahu, I'll insist on defense portfolio. If Netanyahu steps down, I'll run for PM.Hezki Baruch, 3/8/2018, 9:46 AM

Smotrich: Religionization is a good thing

National Union party launches new program to enhance Israel's Jewish character. 'Religionization is who we are'.Mordechai Sones, 3/4/2018, 5:31 PM

Air Force implements new LGBT-friendly policies

Support groups and frequent meetings with top officers: Israeli Air Force rolls out sweeping changes to make IAF more LGBT-friendly.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/25/2018, 4:42 PM

Minister Ariel requests Netiv Ha'avot demolition postponement

Agriculture Minister Uri Ariel requests postponement of destruction of Netiv Ha'avot, hopes Supreme Court, 'which erred last time,' agrees.Hezki Baruch - Mordechai Sones, 2/25/2018, 12:53 PM

Caravan-type buildings set up for Amona evacuees

Thirty-six 'caravillas' assembled today in new community for Amona evacuees. Residents expected to enter homes in about three weeks.Mordechai Sones, 2/21/2018, 11:37 AM

Israel nixes Poland trip following 'Jewish perpetrators' claim

After Polish PM claims 'Jewish perpetrators' also responsible for Holocaust, Israel cancels planned trips for National Service volunteers.Nitsan Keidar, 2/18/2018, 5:34 PM

'There is no force in the world that can move us from here'

Hundreds of youth participate in National Union conference in the Netiv Ha'avot neighborhood.Ido Ben Porat, 2/9/2018, 3:45 AM

'Mr Prime Minister, the time has come for sovereignty'

Jewish Home Minister calls on PM not to block Judea, Samaria sovereignty bill, to come to Ministerial Committee for Legislation this Sunday.Hezki Baruch, 2/8/2018, 10:12 AM

'Without deterrence we have a serious problem'

Agriculture Minister demands that families of terrorists be expelled and that every village from which murderers come be punished.Hezki Baruch, 2/7/2018, 4:42 AM

'Why is the IDF promoting transgenderism and LGBT issues?'

Minister blasts IDF Chief of Staff Eizenkot over what he calls excessive 'glorification' of IDF's transgender and LGBT soldiers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/4/2018, 8:17 PM

Agriculture Minister distributes 5 tons of fresh fruit

Tu Bishvat: Minister Uri Ariel and Plants Council Director distribute fresh fruits to Israel Railways commuters.Yoni Kempinski/Mordechai Sones, 1/30/2018, 9:14 PM

'On Tu B'Shvat eat fruits from Land of Israel'

Rabbis call upon public to eat fruit from Israel on Tu B'Shvat. 'It strengthens Jewish agriculture, celebrates love of Land and its fruits.'Mordechai Sones, 1/28/2018, 4:00 PM

'I refuse to use government bodyguards'

Agriculture Minister Uri Ariel demands guard who taped PM's son be prosecuted, refuses bodyguard protection until charges filed.Tzvi Lev, 1/11/2018, 9:51 PM

'It's time the Defense Minister started using the stick'

Agriculture Minister Ariel says he expects Defense Ministry to respond harshly to murder, 'trusts Defense Minister to act.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/10/2018, 12:02 PM

'Liberman's behavior will bring down the government'

Agriculture Minister calls on DM to act responsibly in Supermarket Law vote: 'Right will continue to rule, why force new elections?'Benny Toker - Mordechai Sones, 1/1/2018, 10:50 PM

'We'll gain more Knesset seats working together'

Agriculture Minister Ariel calls on PM Netanyahu to speed up bureaucracy for 3,000 new housing units.Eliran Aharon, 12/29/2017, 12:33 PM

Watch: Thousands pray for rain at Western Wall

Minister Uri Ariel calls for mass prayer held at Western Wall for end to severe multi-year drought.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/28/2017, 5:28 PM

Winter's finally here: Week starts off with rain - and snow

Israel receives two days of much-needed rain as meteorologists predict another dry winter.Chana Roberts, 12/25/2017, 10:26 AM

Leading haredi rabbi calls for fasting over drought

Leading haredi rabbi calls for public fast day over lack of rainfall in Israel. 'The Holy One is angry at us.'Tzvi Lev, 12/24/2017, 8:24 AM

Jordan Valley to more than double in size

Ministers announce new plan for massive building in Jordan Valley. 'We will ensure the valley remains settled.'Eliran Aharon, 12/19/2017, 2:48 PM

Bennett backs Shabbat compromise

'I'm against religious coercion but I want to retain Israel's Jewish character.'Tzvi Lev, 12/17/2017, 5:41 PM

'Jewish Home is blurring stance on religious matters'

Jewish Home Minister: Party shouldn't sacrifice national religious values for wider appeal. 'We must not blur status as a religious party.'Shimon Cohen, 12/13/2017, 10:07 PM

'They threatened to kill us'

Children who were attacked by Arab mob during bar mitzvah hike speak about the harrowing experience, say the Arabs threatened to kill them.Yoni Kempinski, 12/10/2017, 12:24 AM

'We aren't afraid to travel anywhere in our country'

Agriculture Minister joins children on visit to site where Arab lynch mob attacked them while on Bar Mitzvah hike.Yoni Kempinski, 12/8/2017, 10:55 AM

'The rioters tried to murder Jewish children'

Jewish Home minister demands arrest of Arab assailants who assaulted Israeli 13-year-olds, stole pistol, during attempted lynch.Hezki Baruch, 11/30/2017, 10:44 PM

'Black goat' to thrive again in Israel

Israeli government backs bill encouraging goats to graze in appropriate areas, aiding fire prevention.AFP, 11/23/2017, 7:55 AM

Water meters for every family - only in legal Bedouin villages

No reason to invest in single-family water meters for those who need to be relocated, Agriculture Minister Ariel says.Shimon Cohen, 11/20/2017, 7:47 AM

Prize for lawbreakers: Connection to water grid

Bedouin Authority allows permanent connections to water grid for illegal Negev Bedouin communities due to lack of policy on matter.Mordechai Sones, 11/15/2017, 2:28 PM

Minister Ariel calls for one state between Jordan and sea

'There will be only one state between the sea and the Jordan, and you are probably asking about Transjordan - this, too, shall come to pass'Mordechai Sones, 11/15/2017, 10:13 AM

Good news for religious farmers

New fund seeks to support farmers observing Jewish laws of Sabbatical year, during which cultivation of land is forbidden.Ido ben Porat, 11/7/2017, 11:36 AM

Minister Ariel to attend Rabin memorial rally

Jewish Home Minister announces participation in Rabin rally Saturday night. 'This is a national event, unity more important than ever.'Mordechai Sones, 11/2/2017, 10:17 AM

Uri Ariel threatens coalition crisis

Agriculture Minister visits protest tent of bereaved families at PM residence with message to Netanyahu: 'Don't test coalition'.Mordechai Sones, 11/1/2017, 2:27 PM

'We will show zero tolerance for agricultural terror'

Agriculture Minister visits moshav where Arab thieves stole over 25 tons of produce, says State must act to stop illegal infiltration.Hezki Baruch, 10/25/2017, 10:40 PM

'There are permits - but almost no construction'

Agriculture Minister welcomes new building permits for Judea and Samaria - but adds that few houses are actually being built.Hezki Baruch, 10/22/2017, 4:21 PM

'The first step towards the elimination of the Oslo Accords'

Hundreds attend National Union conference, which approves Smotrich's new diplomatic plan.Hezki Baruch, 9/13/2017, 12:04 AM