Jewish Home behind Jerusalem building thaw

Naftali Bennett, Uri Ariel presented ultimatum to Netanyahu, Arutz Sheva has learned - to lift freeze in exchange for vote on budget.Hezki Baruch, 11/18/2015, 2:23 PM

Jordan: Only we can access Temple Mount cameras

Minister Ariel demands Netanyahu cancel move, after Abdullah says only Jordan can view footage, will choose what to share with Israel.Shimon Cohen, 11/17/2015, 10:42 PM

Minister: Keep Arabs off murder road

'In a place where there was a murder, Palestinians should have to detour and not drive through the same place.'Eliran Aharon, 11/16/2015, 1:27 PM

MKs boycott EU in response to 'settlement' labeling decision

Two Jewish Home MKs exchange their cars in tit-for-tat move against EU discrimination.Tova Dvorin, 11/13/2015, 11:46 AM

Security detail added around Uri Ariel

After death threats and incitement against him on social media, Agriculture Minister provided with guards from Prime Minister's Office.Uzi Baruch, 11/4/2015, 9:01 PM

Cats can stay in Israel, says minister

Facing meows of derision, Minister Uri Ariel walks back initiative to deport cats instead of sterilizing them.Gil Ronen, 11/4/2015, 12:22 PM

Min. Ariel: Neutering and spaying cats contradicts Judaism

Agriculture Minister says Halacha opposes neutering cats and dogs and proposes that they be exported.Benny Moshe, 11/2/2015, 1:44 PM

Haredi paper diagnoses Min. Ariel with Temple Mount 'madness'

Yated Ne'eman compares Jews who insist on ascent to Temple Mount to fanatics who brought end of Second Temple.Haim Lev, 10/26/2015, 2:16 PM

Minister Threatens to Take Action Over Temple Mount

Agriculture Minister Uri Ariel demands Jewish MKs be given rights to visit holy site - or he may leave.Refael Levy, 10/21/2015, 7:11 PM

Minister Demands: Return Israeli Control to Joseph's Tomb

In response to Arab arson attack on holy site, Minister Ariel calls for Oslo implementation; Liberman says 'PA no different than ISIS.'Ari Yashar, 10/16/2015, 10:16 AM

Uri Ariel: Temple Mount Ban 'Unnatural and Unfair'

Agriculture Minister Uri Ariel, a frequent visitor to the Temple Mount, is upset over a ban to the site by Prime Minister Netanyahu.Orli Harari, 10/8/2015, 9:32 AM

Ministers: Abbas is Responsible For the Murder

Ministers blame Abbas's 'mechanism of murder' in UN incitement against Israel in murder of a young couple in Samaria.Ari Yashar, 10/1/2015, 9:56 PM

Minister Demands Arab MKs be Barred from Temple Mount

Arab MKs are the real ones inciting on the Temple Mount, not Jews, asserts Agriculture Minister Uri Ariel.Cynthia Blank, 9/29/2015, 4:25 PM

Leading Rabbis Defend Temple Mount Visits

Notable Religious-Zionist rabbis give encouragement to Minister Uri Ariel for visiting Mount, after MK blames him for Muslim rioting.Ido Ben-Porat, 9/21/2015, 7:01 PM

Watch: Minister, Farmers Roll Up Sleeves as Shmitta Ends

Agriculture Minister Uri Ariel joins farmers, rabbis planting first seeds since end of Sabbatical year; 'We are very lucky.'Yoni Kempinski, 9/16/2015, 10:17 PM

Championship Game on Rosh Hashana is 'Spit in Our Face'

Minister Ariel slams FIBA decision to have Israeli national team play Italy in finals on Jewish New Year, notes 'whiff of anti-Semitism.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/11/2015, 11:20 AM

Videos Show Kaparot Ritual - From Chicken's Point of View

The Agriculture Ministry is urging Israelis to stop using live chickens when performing the ritual of kaparot this year.Moshe Cohen, 9/10/2015, 1:12 PM

Minister Accuses Government of Hiding Information

Agriculture Minister Uri Ariel claims that Cabinet was not alerted about the VAT reduction before the budget was set.Tova Dvorin, Chicago, 9/4/2015, 6:26 PM

Minister Demands Limits to 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 Not to Give Up on 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: Religious Zionist Agenda 'Preserved' in New Budget

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 'Ignite Fires' Among Arabs

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 De Facto 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 for Transparency

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 Certain Farmer Was 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 Plan to Kick Far-Left NGO 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 Banning Far-Left NGOs from National Service

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 'Hostile' 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 Terror 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 Slaughterhouse After Animal 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 Eastern 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

Minister 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

Uri 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 the 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 is Our '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, for Israel

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 After Impasse

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, Not Just Strength

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 Retorts 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

Uri Ariel Calls for Otzma Yehudit and Ha'am Itanu to Unite

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

134.5 Million Shekel 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

Far Left to Petition Against Plan to Bring French Jews to 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's Knesset 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