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

'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

Report: Bennett Unconcerned 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 Explains Religious Divide Threatening 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 Says 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 Running with Likud

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

Nationalist-Hareidi Party ‘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's 'Blessing' for New Party with Ariel

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 Sephardic 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 Jewish Home 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

Bennett, Ariel at Odds Over Future of Jewish Home

Argument erupts in Jewish Home faction meeting over whether to add Tekuma members to the list, leading to rumors of split.Hezki Baruch and Tova Dvorin, 12/1/2014, 8:12 PM

Uri Ariel: Zero Tolerance for Arsonists

Construction and Housing Minister Ariel (Jewish Home) paid a visit Sunday to the Bilingual School, which was torched.Yoni Kempisnki, Gil Ronen, 11/30/2014, 10:31 PM

Minister: 2015 to be Banner Year for Home Construction

The Housing Ministry says that 46,000 homes will be completed between January and October of 2015 - far more than this year.Moshe Cohen , 11/30/2014, 5:35 PM

Ariel Cancels Temple Mount Visit Over Security

Housing Minister cancels semi-annual visit due to terror in Jerusalem - and after Shin Bet request to reconsider.Hezki Baruch and Tova Dvorin, 11/24/2014, 10:36 PM

A Candid Interview with Economy Minister Naftali Bennett

Bennett speaks to Arutz Sheva about terrorism, deterrence, Temple Mount, Lapid, upcoming elections, and relationship with Uri Ariel.Uzi Baruch, Cynthia Blank, 11/19/2014, 6:32 PM

Ariel Warns Bennett: We Won't Sell Out for Mandates

Unity deal in further jeopardy as Ariel speaks of 'red line' principles stopping a union with Jewish Home's push for political 'center.'Hezki Baruch, Ari Yashar, 11/17/2014, 1:18 PM

Jewish Home Unity Deal Draws Criticism

Bennet presents unity deal for Jewish Home and Ariel's Tekuma; is promptly slammed by Tekuma and Jewish Home's secular branch.Hezki Baruch, Ari Yashar, 11/10/2014, 12:31 PM