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Ariel: Limit Use of Administrative Detention

Agriculture Minister Uri Ariel says administrative detention should only be reserved for 'ticking bombs.'Yedidyah Ben-Or, 8/20/2015, 11:46 AM

Minister Urges Judea-Samaria: Don't Stop Building

Demolitions aside, ministers trying to stop the de facto building freeze, Agriculture Minister Uri Ariel tells Arutz Sheva.Benny Toker, 8/7/2015, 10:23 AM

Ariel: Budget 'Preserves' Religious Zionist Agenda

Despite cuts in the new state budget, funds for Religious Zionist causes were preserved, said Agriculture Minister Uri Ariel.Moshe Cohen, 8/6/2015, 7:49 AM

Arab MKs: Temple Mount Jewish Visits 'Provocative'

The Joint List of Arab parties on Sunday sharply condemned Agriculture Minister Uri Ariel for his visit to the Temple Mount.Yaakov Levi, 7/26/2015, 3:58 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

Minister: We Won't Sit Still for Building Freeze

Uri Ariel confirmed what many Israelis fear - that there is a de facto, if not de jure, building freeze in Judea and Samaria.Yaakov Levi, 7/20/2015, 1:14 AM

Jewish Home Minister Sets Precedent

Agriculture Minister Uri Ariel announces plans to publish his appointment calendar to Israeli public.Cynthia Blank, 7/8/2015, 7:02 PM

Minister Ariel: Left Shouldn't Celebrate Just Yet

Despite A-G claim that national service ban to far-left NGOs is 'illegal,' Uri Ariel determined not to fund groups working against Israel.Hezki Baruch, 6/25/2015, 11:16 AM

Family: Farmer Murdered by Palestinian Illegals

For the family of David Bar Kapara, there is little doubt who is responsible for his murder.Yaakov Levi, 6/25/2015, 9:36 AM

AG Nixes Removal of Far-Left from National Service

A plan by Agriculture Minister Uri Ariel to pull National Service funding for leftist group B'Tselem is 'illegal,' government lawyer says.Yaakov Levi, 6/25/2015, 9:02 AM

Minister Defends Far-Left National Service Ban

Agriculture Min. Uri Ariel tells Arutz Sheva NGOs which attack IDF abuse state funding, after ACRI turns to the Attorney General over ban.Avi Haim, 6/24/2015, 8:38 PM

Ariel Removes Leftist Group from National Service

B'Tselem, whose claims appear centrally in UN 'war crimes' report, to no longer be financed in national service program.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/24/2015, 4:16 AM

Minister Ariel Promises to Honor Victim's Memory

Agriculture Minister says he will act to have the spring next to which Danny Gonen was murdered renamed to "Ein Danny".Uzi Baruch, 6/21/2015, 5:50 AM

Israel Closes Largest Abattoir After Abuse Exposed

Agriculture Minister Uri Ariel orders Dabbah slaughterhouse to immediately close after video emerges of horrific abuse.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/10/2015, 5:23 PM

Joyous Return to 130-Year Old Jerusalem Synagogue

77 years after Arab riots followed by British expulsion and apathy, Jews return to Yemenite Village synagogue on slopes of Mt. of OlivesHillel Fendel, 5/26/2015, 12:48 PM

Peace Talks: 'Dangerous' or Expected?

Ministers face off over rumors that Netanyahu plans to revive peace talks, discuss 'settlement blocs' with PA.Tova Dvorin, 5/26/2015, 9:26 AM

The Dairy Industry: Fewer Farms, but More Milk

Israeli dairy production per capita one of the highest worldwide, according to Agriculture Ministry report.Reut Hadar, 5/19/2015, 1:42 PM

Ariel: Jerusalem Will be Rebuilt, Not Divided

Agriculture Minister promises to continue the path of the late Rabbi Moshe Levinger and build all over the land of Israel.Yoni Kempinski, 5/18/2015, 4:42 AM

Ariel: Coalition Expansion 'Very Theoretical'

Outgoing Housing Minister explains why a budget must be set before parties join - and what the government's direction may be.Shimon Cohen and Tova Dvorin, 5/13/2015, 4:05 PM

Should Lion's Gate Be Reopened for Jerusalem Day?

Minister Uri Ariel calls for police to reconsider ban on Jews marching along the traditional route for the Rikudegalim flag ceremony.Tova Dvorin, 5/11/2015, 1:02 PM

Tekuma Threatens Bennett over Shaked Appointment

Tekuma faction in the Jewish Home says it'll split off if Uri Ariel isn't given the Justice Ministry instead of Shaked.Uzi Baruch, Gil Ronen, 5/6/2015, 2:14 PM

Tekuma: Judea and Samaria Construction 'Red Line'

If Bibi does not commit to massive building in Judea-Samaria, Jewish Home should not join the government, says MK Ariel's faction.Moshe Cohen, 4/29/2015, 5:09 PM

Jewish Home MK: Coalition Deal is Good for Us

Education Minister perhaps even more important than Foreign Minister, claims MK Yinon Magal as coalition coalesces.Moshe Cohen, 4/26/2015, 5:11 PM

Netanyahu, Bennett to Meet for Coalition Talks

Jewish Home reportedly to receive Economy, Strategic Affairs, Agriculture portfolios; MK Ayelet Shaked may gain a portfolio as well.Tova Dvorin, 4/17/2015, 2:10 PM

Court Largely Upholds Law Against Boycott Calls

The High Court dismissed two petitions against a law that makes it illegal to call for a boycott of Israel.Moshe Cohen, 4/15/2015, 9:51 PM

Bennett: Some Progress Made in Talks with Likud

Jewish Home chair says while headway has been made on some issues, more negotiations are needed over construction and Jewish State Law.Shimon Cohen, Cynthia Blank, 4/13/2015, 9:19 PM

Min. Ariel: Abbas' Declaration 'Chutzpah'

After Mahmoud Abbas called on Israel to renew peace talks with him, Housing Minister had a few choice words for him..Gil Ronen, 4/4/2015, 10:28 PM

Abduction Prank 'Wasted Massive Resources'

IDF says hundreds of thousands of shekels wasted on man who staged abduction after girlfriend breakup; Min. Ariel demands justice.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/3/2015, 9:32 AM

Barkat 'Puts Another Nail in Jerusalem's Coffin'

Councilman King warns plan up for debate to whitewash 3,000 illegal Arab housing units, build 7,000 new Arab units threatening city balance.Ari Yashar, 3/30/2015, 12:14 PM

Uri Ariel: We Want Education Ministry

MK Uri Ariel says that Jewish Home plans to ask for the Education portfolio in the new government.Moshe Cohen, 3/26/2015, 1:14 AM

Uri Ariel to Leftists: Bring it On

Housing Minister dismisses criticism over housing, encourages right-wing voters to attend polls and the rally Sunday for a secure Israel.Shimon Cohen and Tova Dvorin, 3/15/2015, 11:56 AM

Ariel: We Will Be Victorious With Spirit

Housing Minister visits Elisha pre-military academy in west Binyamin, happily applauds efforts to expand into areas surrounding academy.Ornit Etzer, 2/26/2015, 2:49 PM

Bennett: We're Opening Jewish Home to Everyone

At the Jewish Home's reunification assembly with Tekuma, Chairmans Naftali Bennett and Uri Ariel welcome joint list for 20th Knesset.Hezki Baruch, Cynthia Blank, 1/26/2015, 10:02 PM

Ha'am Itanu to Ariel: You Join With Otzma Yehudit

MK Chetboun rejects call for national religious ideological unity with ex-MK Ben-Ari, disparaging Jewish Home minister's call.Yishai Karov, Ari Yashar, 1/22/2015, 5:16 PM

Ariel Calls for Otzma Yehudit-Ha'am Itanu Merger

Jewish Home Minister says 'four or five seats' could be wasted for the Right if Eli Yishai's party misses the Knesset threshold.Ido Ben Porat, Cynthia Blank, 1/22/2015, 2:11 PM

Program Launched to Expand Gaza Belt

Large-scale program to appeal to young families to move to the region with heavily subsidized housing.Yishai Karov, 1/21/2015, 7:31 PM

Left to Petition Against French Jews in Judea

Housing Minister Uri Ariel's plan receives fierce backlash from Left, calls idea to bring French to Judea-Samaria a 'cynical move.'Shimon Cohen and Tova Dvorin, 1/14/2015, 8:22 AM

Smotrich, Struk and Kalfa Elected to Tekuma List

The members of the Central Committee of Tekuma choose their candidates for the Knesset. Yesh Atid quick to criticize.Yoni Kempinski, 1/12/2015, 1:15 AM

Jewish Home, Yesh Atid Snipe Over Housing Sales

Housing Minister Uri Ariel said that some 50,000 housing units came on the market in 2014 - an all-time record.Moshe Cohen, 1/4/2015, 5:46 PM

'Jerusalem is the Wild West'

Housing Minister Uri Ariel, J'lem City Council members tour Shuafat, say Israel has no practical sovereignty there and terrorism is rampant.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, 12/30/2014, 2:14 PM

Govt. Approves 20,500 'Price Target' Apartments

The government's 'price target' plan to lower the cost of apartments for first-time homebuyers kicks in on Monday.Yaakov Levi, 12/21/2014, 3:53 PM

Tekuma Decides: No Split from Jewish Home

Members of the Tekuma Central Committee vote to run together with the Jewish Home and accept Naftali Bennett's proposal for a joint list.Hezki Baruch, 12/21/2014, 2:47 AM

Bennett Blasé Over Jewish Home-Tekuma Tensions

Bennett allegedly says in private conversations that Tekuma-Yachad list would help right-wing bloc; Tekuma to decide Saturday on split.Uzi Baruch, 12/20/2014, 6:05 PM

Ariel Leads Vote to Break from Jewish Home

Ariel supports split from Jewish Home in party vote which ends up in a tie, bringing question to party's rabbis for final decision.Hezki Baruch, 12/18/2014, 6:15 PM

Tekuma: Religious Divide Behind Jewish Home Split

National Union charges Jewish Home trying to remove religious Zionist 'Torah core' from party, 'belligerent' Bennett using them as 'pawns.'Nir Har-Zahav, Ari Yashar, 12/17/2014, 1:59 PM

Ariel and Yishai Meet as Jewish Home Split Looms

Yishai meets Ariel for first time after forming new party; Ariel expected to decide on whether or not to leave Jewish Home by weekend.Hezki Baruch, Ari Yashar, 12/17/2014, 12:11 PM

National Union: There Are Still Gaps with Bennett

Uri Ariel's National Union/Tekuma rejects reports that a unity agreement with the Jewish Home is close.Hezki Baruch, 12/16/2014, 1:15 AM

New Nationalist Bloc of Yishai, Ariel and Ben-Ari?

Ben-Gvir dispels rumor of talks with Yishai, Ariel, but tells Arutz Sheva he's open to possibility of an ideological religious bloc.Ari Yashar, 12/15/2014, 11:42 AM

Shaked: 'No Logic' in Jewish Home-Likud Pact

MK Ayelet Shaked denies claims that Jewish Home will run with Likud in March. 'There is absolutely no logic in that,' she argues.Cynthia Blank, 12/14/2014, 12:51 PM

Jewish Home MKs: Do Not Divide Religious Zionism

Jewish Home MKs call on Tekuma members to remain in the party and accept chairman Naftali Bennett's proposal to join without primaries.Orly Harari, Cynthia Blank, 12/14/2014, 8:06 AM

Yishai-Ariel Union 'will Move Knesset Rightward’

The planned union between Eli Yishai of Shas and Uri Ariel of Jewish Home may receive 7 MKs, polls show.Hezki Baruch, Gil Ronen, 12/13/2014, 10:02 PM

Yishai Gets Hareidi Leader Blessing for New Party

Sources close to Yishai say meeting with Rabbi Shteinman Friday paves way for Shas split, solidifying deal splitting Jewish Home as well.Chaim Lev, Ari Yashar, 12/12/2014, 2:05 PM

Key Rabbis Warn They'll Leave Shas with Yishai

Prominent rabbis warn Shas over Deri's demands pressing Yishai out, hint more strongly at a union with Ariel splitting Jewish Home too.Ari Yashar, 12/12/2014, 7:50 AM

Ariel Admits to an Ideological Rift with Bennett

Ariel says unity efforts continue, but maintains that primaries are corrupt and divide continues - amid talk of Yishai partnership.Hezki Baruch, Ari Yashar, 12/5/2014, 12:21 PM

Bennett and Ariel Trying to Maintain Unity

Jewish Home Chairman and Tekuma Chairman hold positive meeting amid reports that Ariel may form a new party with Shas's Yishai.Hezki Baruch, 12/5/2014, 2:12 AM

Will Ariel and Yishai Form a New Party?

Arutz Sheva has learned that Housing Minister Uri Ariel and MK Eli Yishai discussed the possibility of establishing a joint party.Hezki Baruch, 12/4/2014, 12:15 AM

Crisis Averted? Jewish Home Unity Talks 'Positive'

Talks between Bennett, Ariel over finalizing merger between their two factions went well, as Ben-Dahan considers bolting National Union.Hezki Baruch and Ari Soffer, 12/3/2014, 5:07 PM