Jerusalem mayor seeks tax cuts for IDF reservists

Mayor Nir Barkat seeks 5% property tax reduction for reservists living in Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/14/2018, 9:31 PM

'We must unite once and for all'

Deputy Defense Minister Rabbi Eli Ben-Dahan calls for complete union between National Union, Jewish Home parties.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/7/2018, 1:28 AM

Defense Minister punishes Deputy for revealing secret task force

At Jewish Home faction meeting, Deputy Defense Min reveals existence of secret team tasked with normalizing Judea and Samaria communities.Ido Ben Porat, 1/17/2018, 10:24 PM

Fight breaks out in Knesset over Arab outposts in Jordan Valley

'You may not know the reality, but the PA pays people to leave villages and occupy Area C, so as to constrict Israeli sovereignty.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/16/2017, 12:24 PM

Deputy Defense Minister visits Hevron

'Those who doubt the Jewish people's connection to the land should come to Hevron.'Tzvi Lev, 10/9/2017, 9:46 PM

'Spain backs statehood for Palestine - but not Catalonia?'

Dep. Defense Minister blasts Spanish hypocrisy, treatment of Catalonia voters, notes Spain's decades-long support for Palestinian statehood.David Rosenberg, 10/1/2017, 9:17 PM

'Jews have the right to live anywhere in the country'

Deputy Defense Minister says PA law mandating death penalty for Arabs who sell land or homes to Jews must be fought,Hezki Baruch, 9/4/2017, 9:56 PM

'Justice system countermands our values'

Hotovely criticizes legal system, calls for application of Israeli law to Beit El at town's 40th anniversary attended by public figures.Mordechai Sones, 8/29/2017, 9:51 PM

'We need to close the Temple Mount to Muslims'

Deputy Defense Minister blames UNESCO for terror attack, Jewish Home MK says Israel should respond by closing Temple Mount to Muslims.Chana Roberts, 7/14/2017, 10:53 AM

'We don't have to choose between Amona and Dimona'

Deputy Defense Minister responds to elected Labor party Chairman Gabbay, who said that his policy will take care of Dimona, not just Amona.Eliran Aharon, 7/12/2017, 5:50 PM

Deputy Defense Minister: Faith is key to protecting Israel

Southern Air Force base inaugurates newly renovated synagogue.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/7/2017, 10:41 AM

'Give lynch victim his gun back'

Deputy Defense Minister asks police to return personal firearm to man attacked by lynch mob.David Rosenberg, 5/29/2017, 10:04 AM

Ben-Dahan: Israel will boycott terrorist Hevron mayor

Deputy Defense Minister Rabbi Eli Ben-Dahan said Israel will not cooperate with a murderer, and instead will build more in Jewish Hevron.Hezky Baruch, 5/17/2017, 8:10 PM

'Our candidate for prime minister'

Deputy Defense Minister Eli Ben Dahan welcomes early Jewish Home internal elections, says Bennett is party's candidate for premier.Hezky Baruch, 3/8/2017, 5:29 PM

Deputy Defense Minister offers solution to Purim draft date

Deputy Defense Minister asks IDF to postpone draft of those whose induction falls on Purim; Army to allow postponement.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/13/2017, 7:57 PM

Deputy Defense Minister: Interrogate Arab MKs for incitement

Deputy Defense Minister Rabbi Eli Ben-Dahan demanded an interrogation of Arab MKs incitement which led to terror attack in Umm Al-Hiran.Hezky Baruch, 1/18/2017, 9:04 PM

'Assert sovereignty, Ma'aleh Adumim first'

Deputy Defense Minister Eli Ben-Dahan says Israel needs a change in direction; "Outgoing administration attempting to fetter Trump"Mordechai Sones, 12/29/2016, 9:59 AM

Watch: Inspiring Special Recruit to the IDF

Man born with cerebral palsy fulfills dream of joining IDF.Yoni Kempinski, 12/23/2016, 10:31 AM

'I have no doubt that we're talking about terror'

Deputy Defense Minister Rabbi Eli Ben-Dahan believes the fires currently plaguing Israel are not the result of weather conditions alone.Eliran Aharon, 11/24/2016, 11:06 AM

Who should choose community rabbis?

The Deputy Defense Minister appeals to stop the change in how community rabbis are selected.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/7/2016, 4:41 PM

Compromise for controversial Supreme Court reform

Deputy Defense Minister proposes compromise where number of votes required to approve judge to High Court be reduced to 6 instead of 5.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/3/2016, 4:16 PM

Man arrested for threatening Deputy Defense Minister

A Beersheva man was arrested for threatening the Deputy Defense Minister for supporting haredi draft.Gary Willig, 10/14/2016, 12:29 PM

'Ben-Dahan is overstepping his authority'

MK Bar-Lev criticized the Deputy Defense Minister's instruction that all housing removals in Judea and Samaria pass his approval.Ido ben Porat, 9/7/2016, 5:45 PM

'Policy for removing Jewish buildings needs clarification'

Following the destruction of a structure in Esh Kodesh this morning, the Deputy Defense Minister promised to clarify policy for such cases.Shimon Cohen, 9/5/2016, 5:40 PM

Deputy Defense Minister: Hangman cartoon a 'gigantic disgrace'

Deputy Defense Minister Eli Ben-Dahan reacted to caricature depicting him as the hangman for a haredi yeshiva student: "Simply sickening."Reut Hadar, 8/22/2016, 7:41 PM

Haredi paper portrays Jewish Home MK as hangman

Caricature in Hapeles portrays Deputy Defense Minister as hangman targeting yeshiva students.Michal Levy, 8/22/2016, 11:01 AM

'We're not embarrassed to say it: We want to rebuild the Temple'

Thousands march around Old City walls, marking beginning of Tisha B'Av.Eliran Aharon, 8/14/2016, 10:53 AM

'French Jews, we're waiting for you here'

President of French Jewish community calls for prayers for attack victims. Israeli leaders offer support, solidarity.Ido Ben-Porat, 7/15/2016, 11:41 AM

Two immigrants' struggle to join the IDF

Felipe Rodriguez and Navon Kaplan, two olim hadashim, refuse to give up on their dream of serving in the IDF.Yoni Kempinski, 7/14/2016, 6:15 PM

Elders' Forum of Rabbis endorses Bennett's ultimatum

Deputy Defense Minister meets with Elders' Forum of National Religious Rabbis who expressed support for Bennett's demands to Netanyahu.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/29/2016, 5:15 PM

Arutz Sheva interview: ‘Europe will learn the hard way’

Deputy Defense Minister Rabbi Eli Ben-Dahan says that he hopes Brussels attack will help Europe understand who the terrorists, victims are.Talia Blatman, 3/22/2016, 1:43 PM

Decorations of valor to heroes of the terror war

Internal Security Minister agrees to give recognition and honor to those who fought terrorists, prime among them Rabbi Nehemia Lavi.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/2/2016, 7:44 AM

Deputy Defense Minister: Religious soldiers won't have to shave

Rabbi Eli Ben-Dahan describes how 'army is pulled by Supreme Court instructions' and was forced to publish shaving rules.Shimon Cohen, 2/29/2016, 12:06 PM

Ben-Dahan to haredim: Condemn extremists in your midst

Dep. Defense Minister Ben-Dahan demands haredi leadership condemn attacks on religious soldiers.Hezki Baruch, 2/17/2016, 8:25 PM

Israeli outrage over US Judea-Samaria labeling 'deception'

Legal forum says US guidelines a covert policy change; Dept. Minister warns 'red line was crossed,' Yesha Council slams 'malice and fraud.'Ari Yashar, 2/17/2016, 8:59 AM

Dep Defense Minister calls for expulsion of terrorist's family

Deputy Security Minister calls for expulsion of terrorist's family, claims they are responsible for his education and incitement.Ido Ben-Porat, 1/19/2016, 9:20 AM

'Chief of Staff is trying to reduce rabbis' influence'

Survey finds national-religious Israelis expect Jewish Home party to support Jewish identity in IDF.Yedidya Ben-Or, 1/14/2016, 11:57 AM

Dept. Defense Min. foils smear attack against Judea and Samaria

Rabbi Eli Ben-Dahan lashes out at Zionist Union no-confidence vote connecting 'settlements' to Price Tag attacks.Hezki Baruch, 1/5/2016, 8:04 AM

Ben-Dahan: We Have Become 'Net Importers' of Terrorism

Incitement in the Palestinian media has thoroughly poisoned the minds of the average Palestinian, said Deputy Defense Minister Eli Ben-DahanArutz Sheva Staff, 10/19/2015, 6:25 PM

Jewish 'Life is Here' in Gush Etzion's Oz Ve'Gaon

Gush Etzion mayor David Perl and activist Nadia Matar praise Deputy Defense Minister Eli Ben-Dahan's visit to Judea community.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/27/2015, 2:58 PM

Three Attacks in One Day: 'Israel's Security is Threatened'

MKs' blame for Wednesday terror spate ranges from Netanyahu for 'inaction' to High Court for releasing hunger-striking prisoner.Cynthia Blank, 8/20/2015, 10:17 AM

IDF Emasculation? Senior Commanders Investigated for War

Lt. Col. Yeshurun interrogated Monday for ordering fire on Hamas 'clinic' - he is one of 5 under microscope for fighting terror.Ido Ben-Porat, 7/13/2015, 10:36 AM

Ben-Dahan to Soldiers: Prove Israel is World's Most Moral Army

Israel is an army that whose basis is morality – no matter what outside organizations or countries say, said Rabbi Eli Ben-Dahan.Moshe Cohen, 6/17/2015, 8:04 PM

Hotovely: Israel Not Involved in Iran Spy Hacking

Israel officially denies any connection to allegations it spied on Western powers while they discussed Tehran's nuclear program.Yaakov Levi, 6/11/2015, 11:05 AM

Netanyahu Breaching Coalition Agreement with Jewish Home?

PM accused of breaking key coalition clause by refusing to name Dept. Defense Min. Ben-Dahan head of Judea-Samaria Civil Admin.Hillel Fendel, 6/8/2015, 3:16 PM

MK Struk: Time to Get Serious About Defending the South

Unfortunately, residents of the south can expect to continue to live insecure lives, says former Jewish Home MK Orit Struk.Yaakov Levi, 6/4/2015, 12:59 PM

Eli Ben-Dahan: We Will Respond to Every Rocket

Deputy Defense Minister Rabbi Eli Ben-Dahan said Thursday that Israel would not tolerate rocket attacks from Gaza.Yaakov Levi, 6/4/2015, 10:47 AM

Likud: Ya'alon, Not Jewish Home, Final Authority on Construction

Likud source claims Deputy Defense Minster Ben-Dahan will not have power to approve construction in Judea-Samaria.Cynthia Blank, 5/18/2015, 10:32 AM

Jewish Home, Shas Mulling Deal to 'Split' Religious Affair Min.

Who will be in charge of the Ministry of Religious Affairs has become the last major sticking point for Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu.Yaakov Levi, 5/3/2015, 5:16 PM

Haifa Cemetery Appeals for Help Against Funeral Attacks

Vandals have stopped operation of cemetery in Haifa, as a fight between private security companies gets ugly.Moshe Cohen, 4/26/2015, 9:43 PM

'Dor Always Gave Money to Soldiers Who Didn't Have'

Hundreds pay last respects to soldier killed by Hezbollah on northern border; 'with soldiers like this, no power in world will defeat us.'Ido Ben-Porat, Ari Yashar, 1/29/2015, 6:42 PM

No Religious Council in Beit El - Who's to Blame?

Beit El residents threaten to file petition in High Court for Justice over oversight; ministers play blame game, point to Finance Ministry.Uzi Baruch, 12/22/2014, 6:44 PM

Rabbi Eli Ben Dahan Switches from Tekuma to Jewish Home

Deputy Minister of Religious Affairs to run on Jewish Home list; Tekuma wishes him success amid rumors of split.Ido Ben-Porat and Tova Dvorin, 12/12/2014, 10:50 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

Officials Call to Boycott President's Event 'Silencing' Singer

Ben-Dahan calls on singer to boycott Rivlin's event after Amir Benayoun was disinvited over a song critical of Arab Israeli terrorists.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/26/2014, 10:55 AM

'Expel the Families of the Terrorists'

Deputy Min. Ben-Dahan calls for expulsion and crackdown on Arab educational system; J'lem protests for 'revenge' and in front of UN in NYC.Ido Ben-Porat, Ari Yashar, 11/18/2014, 3:56 PM

What's the Solution to Israel's Conversion Controversy?

Dept. Minister of Religions, MK Rabbi Eli Ben-Dahan, says there is only one way to diffuse the crisis threatening to split the Jewish world.Rochel Sylvetsky, 10/7/2014, 9:57 PM