Ministerial Committee for Druze Affairs convenes

Ad hoc committee will act to promote benefits for various communities.Mordechai Sones, 8/6/2018, 7:57 PM

Dichter says those attacking him are 'criminals'

Former Shin Bet head Avi Dichter says Nationality Law will not be changed, slams Druze protest for calling Netanyahu a 'traitor'.Tzvi Lev, 8/5/2018, 8:04 PM

'They dominate the Druze to hurt Netanyahu'

MK Mickey Zohar accuses Left and especially 'Zionist Union' chair of stirring up Druze anger to harm right-wing government.Mordechai Sones, 8/5/2018, 4:20 PM

Likud directs fire at Shaked

Public criticism of Prime Minister following demonstration last night as usual leads to attack by Netanyahu's people on Jewish Home Party.Mordechai Sones, 8/5/2018, 3:32 PM

'The cry of the Druze comes from true pain'

Minister Shaked following protest rally over Nationality Law: 'To say that the Druze were incited is simply untrue.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/5/2018, 9:34 AM

Protest in Tel Aviv against Nationality Law

Thousands arrive at Rabin Square in Tel Aviv to protest Nationality Law and express solidarity with the Druze.Ben Ariel, 8/5/2018, 5:36 AM

No Druze live better and freer than the Druze citizens of Israel

Nationality Law is good for Israel and therefore good for the Druze. A message to the Jewish nation from a Druze Zionist friend. Opinion.Atta Farhat, 8/3/2018, 1:21 PM

'The Left is a trap for the Druze'

Culture Minister Miri Regev accuses left of attempting to drive wedge between Israel and minorities to bring down the government.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/3/2018, 12:22 PM

From the Hebrew press: Arabs, Druze and the Nationality Law

This country, the law avers, will not become just a "country of its citizens" whose main ideology is "man's honor and freedom" nor will it become a bi-national state. It will be a Jewish state with equal rights for minorities.Dr. Mordechai Nisan, 8/3/2018, 8:24 AM

Druze activist call Avi Dichter a 'Nazi'

Rage over Nationality Law boils over at ceremony granting scholarships for Druze university students.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/2/2018, 8:15 PM

Druze agree to discuss Netanyahu's outline

Leaders of Druze community agree to hold negotiations on PM's outline to solve the community’s protest against the Nationality Law.Ben Ariel, 8/2/2018, 4:02 AM

Druze leaders divided over Netanyahu plan

Some Druze leaders praise PM's plan to resolve Nationality Law controversy, others doubt plan will be implemented.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/1/2018, 7:35 PM

Netanyahu offers Druze full recognition

PM proposes new legislation to address Druze complaints over Nationality Law, recognize their contributions to the security of Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/1/2018, 6:05 PM

Bennett to Druze: No need to prove your loyalty

Education Minister praises Druze loyalty, says Nationality Law does not harm community's rights.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/1/2018, 12:25 PM

'The army is outside of politics'

'Don't involve IDF service - it's holy,' says former Israeli Presidential Military Attaché Brigadier General (Res.) Hasson Hasson.Mordechai Sones, 7/31/2018, 9:08 PM

Druze officer who protested Nationality Law suspended

Officer announces in post he would resign from army in protest of legislation; punished with 14-day suspension from office.Mordechai Sones, 7/31/2018, 6:48 PM

Chief of staff weighs in after Druze soldiers quit in protest

COS Eizenkot, following announcements of 2 Druze soldiers that they are quitting IDF over Nationality Law: 'Leave politics outside army.'Ido Ben Porat, 7/31/2018, 2:23 PM

Radical Islamists, women and little girls are not your toys

The world is ignoring the plight of Druze women kidnapped by ISIS, nor does it react to the way Muslim women are treated. Rachel Avraham, 7/31/2018, 8:37 AM

'We must make sure that you also feel equal'

President Rivlin meets Druze leaders after they met PM Netanyahu to discuss concerns over Nationality Law.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/29/2018, 6:19 PM

Druze community leader backs rabbis speaking out on gender

Sheikh Mu'afak Tarif refers to rabbis' letter against gender disorientation: 'Incumbent on them to keep religion, preserve basic values.'Mordechai Sones, 7/29/2018, 5:13 PM

Netanyahu: No changes to Nationality Law

PM meets Druze leaders, says they describe 'genuine feelings' and will establish committee to deal with issues brought by Druze community.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/29/2018, 3:35 PM

Elkin: Attack stems from Palestinian Authority incitement

Minister Zeev Elkin refers to Adam stabbing attack, blames Palestinian Authority of supporting and inciting terror.Hezki Baruch, 7/29/2018, 2:06 PM

'They equate us with the Arabs - it's outrageous'

Head of Jewish Home Druze branch explains issues the Druze community has with the Nationality Law.Hezki Baruch, 7/26/2018, 9:06 PM

Plan to declare Israel's commitment to Druze community

PM, Liberman, Kahlon, meet with Druze minister, MKs, amid Nationality Law controversy. Meeting with Druze community leaders tomorrow.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/26/2018, 4:00 PM

'Nationality Law does not hurt the Druze in any way'

Amid mounting Druze outcry over Nationality Law, MK Smotrich says law not designed to hurt minorities, blames opposition on the Left.Tzvi Lev, AFP, 7/26/2018, 3:47 PM

Israeli ministers seek changes after Nationality Law outcry

Minister Kahlon: 'The last thing we want is to harm the Druze community.'AFP - Mordechai Sones, 7/26/2018, 2:49 PM

PM to convene meeting with Druze leaders over Nationality Law

Netanyahu announces special meeting next week following outcry against law within Druze community.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/25/2018, 10:24 PM

Bennett: Nationality Law harms Druze

'The way in which the nationality law was enacted was damaging especially to them, and anyone who has tied his fate to the Jewish state.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/25/2018, 8:02 PM

'Druze soldiers - Jerusalem's shield'

Square dedicated in memory of 423 Druze soldiers who fell defending Israel in Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/3/2018, 9:39 PM

Holiday to celebrate Druze community

Knesset advances bill to create day to mark Druze community's contributions to Israel.Shlomo Wrubel, 5/28/2018, 6:43 PM

First female Druze judge selected

Sausan Alkassem, currently senior deputy to National Insurance Institute legal advisor, to serve as judge at Haifa Regional Labor Court.Mordechai Sones, 5/10/2018, 2:44 PM

Will this Druze-Israeli cure chemotherapy-induced infertility?

Curing infertility after chemotherapy: This Druze-Israeli scientist may have the key.JTA, 3/10/2018, 6:57 PM

Strengthening the bond between Israel and its Druze citizens

Deputy Defense Minister Ben Dahan meets bereaved Druze families, promises to encourage creation of jobs for Druze community.Hezki Baruch, 2/22/2018, 3:37 PM

Druze volunteers in Golan train to cut emergency response times

Amid threats looming in Golan, local Druze villages get together to help make a difference in their own communities.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/11/2018, 1:14 PM

Druze firefighter risks his life to save Torah scroll

Druze firefigher Wiam Nevoani jumps into flames to save a Torah scroll from a burning Nahariya synagogue.Chana Roberts, 1/5/2018, 11:19 AM

2 IDF soldiers arrested after Druze serviceman brutally beaten

Soldiers suspected of beating fellow soldier after he refused to switch rooms with them arrested.Kobi Finkler, 12/18/2017, 8:25 AM

Family outraged after IDF soldier brutally beaten on base

IDF opens investigation after a soldier is brutally beaten on his base in northern Israel.Tzvi Lev, 12/17/2017, 8:00 AM

Seven arrested over riots on Syrian border

Police arrest seven suspects, after Israeli Druze riot, breach security fence along Syrian border.Tal Polon, 11/7/2017, 12:14 PM

Golan Druze breach Israeli security fence

Dozens of Druze residents break through security barrier, head towards Syrian village under rebel attack.David Rosenberg, 11/3/2017, 2:49 PM

Israel vows to protect embattled Syrian village from rebels

IDF pledges to intervene in Syrian civil war to 'prevent capture, occupation' of Druze town by rebel forces after suicide bomber kills 9.David Rosenberg, 11/3/2017, 2:09 PM

Who is the real owner here?

Raed Salah knows that allowing Israel to require Muslims to be checked before ascending the Mount means Jews are the proprietors.Dr. Mordechai Kedar, 7/25/2017, 6:30 AM

Amb. Friedman's 'heartbreaking' meeting with bereaved families

US Ambasador to Israel David Friedman pays respects to families of two Druze officers murdered by Arab terrorists on Temple Mount.David Rosenberg, 7/20/2017, 4:19 PM

'We embrace the Druze community'

Bnei Akiva's Rabbi Druckman pays condolence visit to murdered police officer's family.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/19/2017, 4:15 PM

Druze leader Jumblatt lauds 'heroic' attack that killed 2 Druze

Lebanon's Jumblatt calls on Israeli Druze not to join IDF, drawing livid criticism from Israel Druze communityMordechai Sones, 7/19/2017, 1:21 PM

'Bond between us and our Druze brothers is a covenant of life'

President Rivlin pays condolence visit to families of Sgt. Majors Hail Stawi, & Kamil Shnaan, killed in Friday's Temple Mount attack.Mordechai Sones, 7/18/2017, 5:16 PM

Two Druze police officers killed in Temple Mount terror attack

Three Arab terrorists shoot at policemen near Old City's Lions Gate, killing two policemen and injuring a third.Uzi Baruch, 7/14/2017, 2:16 PM

'Incitement against IDF enlistment is occurring under our noses'

Justice Minister calls for criminal investigation against group working against Druze enlistment - and receiving the support of Arabs MKs.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/25/2017, 11:58 AM

New report: Joint List MKs incite against IDF enlistment

Report finds Arab MKs are violating the law by supporting an organization that works to discourage the enlistment of Druze youth.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/20/2017, 9:47 AM

Golan Druze march for Syrian independence day

Druze in Israel's Golan say they support Syrian President Assad, want to rejoin Syria .AFP, 4/17/2017, 8:34 PM

MK: Why isn't there a Druze candidate?

Druze Deputy Minister and MK criticizes Shaked, asks why no Druze on list of Supreme Court candidates.Shlomo Pyotrovsky, 11/7/2016, 11:46 AM

Druze to Eizenkot: Guard our brothers in Syria

Druze leaders met with the IDF Chief of Staff, requesting aid for their brothers on the Syrian border.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/16/2016, 12:58 PM

Golan Druze leader rips UN claim of ‘hardship of occupation’

Leader of Druze community in Golan slams UN accusations against Israel as 'total joke'.JTA, 7/30/2016, 11:17 PM

IDF appoints Druze officer to head Medical Corps

Colonel Dr. Badar Tarif - soon to be Brigadier General - will be the first Druze officer to hold the senior position.Ari Soffer, 7/11/2016, 8:46 PM

ISIS singles out and executes Druze prisoners

Deal reached to release majority of 300 cement workers kidnapped by Islamic State - but 'spies' and non-Muslims executed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/9/2016, 8:21 PM

'When our lands were taken we didn't go to the barricades'

Druze Zionist Council head Yosef Nasaridin expresses his anger over 'racist' remarks against new Druze village.Shimon Cohen, 1/19/2016, 8:28 AM

Druze soldier jailed for leaking army secrets

Corporal jailed and demoted for giving civilian classified info about IDF activities on Israeli-Syrian border.Kobi Finkler, 12/10/2015, 6:25 PM

Druze delegation tours US to promote Israel

Delegation speaks at schools, organizations, media to emphasize tolerance in Israeli society.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/3/2015, 9:51 AM