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Basel Ghattas bashes Peres, MKs react in outrage

Politicians reacted with outrage to a statement made by Basel Gahttas, MK from the Arab Joint List, against former president Shimon Peres.Arutz Sheva , 9/14/2016, 7:52 PM

Likud minister warns haredi MKs: You will get Lapid elected PM

Yariv Levin warns 'Shabbat Law' debate will spur secular backlash, giving Yesh Atid victory in next elections.David Rosenberg, 8/5/2016, 2:01 PM

'The government can finally do what we were elected to do'

Likud minister close to coalition talks says Yisrael Beytenu joining gov't to bring long-term stability, actualize nationalist government.Nitsan Keidar, 5/22/2016, 12:21 PM

Likud's coalition negotiator: Post rotation is natural

Minister Levin discusses Yisrael Beytenu talks with Arutz Sheva, explains portfolio shakeup will be within Likud.Benny Tocker, 5/19/2016, 12:46 PM

Likud ministers overjoyed at Liberman meeting

Outpouring of ministers and deputy ministers hail the coming of a 'wide, right-wing government' with Likud's 'natural partner.'Hezki Baruch, 5/18/2016, 2:09 PM

Deepening ties: First Chinese commercial flight to Israel

Tourism, Transportation Ministers welcome first Chinese commercial flight to Israel in ceremony highlight strengthening ties.Hezki Baruch, 4/28/2016, 11:16 AM

New plans for an additional half a million tourists a year

Ministry of Tourism initiates a new program that hopes to bring another half million tourists a year as part of an airlines incentives.Shoshana Miskin, 4/18/2016, 7:42 AM

Gov, opposition join to support building in Ma'ale Adumim

Land of Israel Lobby holds special Knesset meeting on building freeze in Ma'ale Adumim. All agree that Bibi must allow building.Hezki Baruch, 3/7/2016, 2:51 PM

Companies are getting rich at the expense of haredi women

MK Uri Maklev fights for rights of working haredi women.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/22/2016, 8:40 AM

Bennett: Israel isn't Vegas

Jewish Home minister promises to fight against Netanyahu's plan to build a casino in Eilat.Ido Ben Porat, 2/17/2016, 1:56 PM

MK's war on cults – will others be caught in the crossfire?

Anti-cult bill would grant courts expansive powers.David Rosenberg, 2/16/2016, 9:35 AM

NIF-supporting Reform Jewish Leaders boycott Israel's Tourism Minister

The leaders of America's Reform Jews are extremists, Israel's Minister of Tourism is not. Ronn Torossian, 2/15/2016, 11:28 AM

US Reform Jews 'boycott' Israeli minister

After Yariv Levin blasted Reform movement for rampant 'assimilation,' movement strikes back by canceling meeting with him.Cynthia Blank, 2/11/2016, 12:28 PM

Netanyahu blasts minister's attack on Reform Jews

PM stresses Reform Jews are 'part and parcel' of Jewish people and deserve respect after Yariv Levin slams them for assimilation.Cynthia Blank, 2/3/2016, 6:01 PM

Results of 'Likudiada' mock primaries

As part of Likud event in Eilat, mock primaries find Gila Gamliel most popular party member.Hezki Baruch, 1/30/2016, 7:59 PM

Netanyahu in no rush to implement Arab development plan

Arab MKs livid after PM appoints committee to ensure Arab localities meet certain to conditions to receive land development budgets.Ben Ariel, 1/5/2016, 1:15 AM

Did the government block bill to keep Tibi out of Knesset?

MK Liberman's bill would have kept High Court from intervening in Election Committee decisions to block parties from running.Shimon Cohen, 11/30/2015, 5:23 PM

100 million shekels to help terror-stricken Jerusalem businesses

Program aims to develop business sector, support tourism industry, and strengthen city's academic standing.Hezky Ezra, 11/29/2015, 3:31 PM

Leftists heckle Likud minister, call him 'Goebbels'

Minister Yariv Levin addresses Haaretz 'Peace Conference,' accuses Left of reinventing history.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, 11/12/2015, 4:27 PM

Politicians Condemn Abbas's Incitement Speech

Minister Ze'ev Elkin says PA chairman is the chief instigator of terrorism and should be treated as such.Ben Ariel, 10/15/2015, 12:12 AM

Israeli Tourism Finally Recovering After Gaza War

Tourism almost back to 2013 levels despite significant drop in first half of 2015.Tova Dvorin, 9/9/2015, 3:34 PM

'Herzog Wants Syrian Refugees? Let Them Stay in His House'

Minister Yisrael Katz and Yariv Levin blast Herzog's 'lack of national responsibility' and suggest he let refugees stay in his home.Cynthia Blank, 9/6/2015, 12:18 PM

Israel's New Tourist Attraction: the Jewish Doctor

Ministers announce new legislation regulating the medical tourism industry, in which Israel hopes to become a global leader.Moshe Cohen, 7/19/2015, 6:28 PM

Netanyahu Acquires Veto Power in Committee on Legislation

Netanyahu will have authority to strike down bills at ministerial committee that decides what bills will enjoy gov't support.Cynthia Blank, 5/31/2015, 10:09 AM

New Tourism Minister Pledges to Put Samaria on the Map

Tourism Minister Yariv Levin holds first working meeting with Samaria Council heads; 'We'll see one million tourists every year.'Orli Harari, 5/30/2015, 9:30 PM

'Obama is Meddling in Israeli Internal Affairs'

Minister Levin strikes back at Obama's criticism of PM, calls on West to wake up and realize 'Israel struggles alone for future of world.'Uzi Baruch, Ari Yashar, 5/22/2015, 8:43 AM

Aryeh King: ISIS Trying to Make Inroads in Jerusalem

Jerusalem City Council member Aryeh King said that worldwide terror organizations like ISIS are trying to establish themselves in Israel.Yaakov Levi, 5/21/2015, 3:03 PM

Change in Temple Mount Policy? Levin Dodges Query

New Minister of Internal Security, Yariv Levin, says he won't hold on to both Tourism and Internal Security portfolios for long.Gil Ronen, 5/18/2015, 4:04 PM

Which Likud MKs Will Become Ministers?

Yariv Levin, Danny Danon weigh in on Likud hopefuls hours before Netanyahu is due to dole out appointments.Tova Dvorin, 5/13/2015, 7:46 PM

With Two Weeks Left, Hard Going in Coalition Talks

MK Yariv Levin says Jewish Home and Liberman are wrong when they claim Likud is 'leaving them for last.'Shimon Cohen, Gil Ronen, 4/12/2015, 6:11 PM

Likud MK: We Don't 'Owe' Jewish Home Anything

Jewish Home should not overstate its contribution to the victory of the right in this year's elections, says MK Yariv Levin.Yaakov Levi, 3/25/2015, 3:48 PM

Levin Blasts 'Irresponsible' Meir Dagan for Rally Tirade

Likud MK Yariv Levin blasts former Mossad chief's tirade against Netanyahu for 'harming national security' after massive leftist rally.Hezki Baruch, Tova Dvorin, 3/7/2015, 10:41 PM

MK Vows: No Classified Intel to Arab MKs on Committee

'Nobody' trusts Balad MKs with classified information, MK Yariv Levin states, even in the role of serving on Knesset committees.Hezki Baruch and Tova Dvorin, 2/26/2015, 9:24 PM

Likud MKs: Left, Media 'Using' Comptroller to Make PM Look Bad

A report on housing set to be released soon by Comptroller Yosef Shapira is 'unnecessary' and 'cynical,' according to Likud MKs.Yaakov Levi, 2/22/2015, 9:09 PM

Likud MKs: We Need a Law to Keep Zoabi Out of the Knesset

MKs on the right slammed the High Court for allowing United Arab List MK Hanin Zoabi to run for the Knesset in the upcoming elections.Yaakov Levi, 2/18/2015, 5:55 PM

Zoabi Appeals to Supreme Court Over Elections Ban

MK Hanin Zoabi appeals against disqualification in Supreme Court, cries 'racism'; lawyer confident previous charges will be dropped.Tova Dvorin, 2/17/2015, 12:57 PM

MK Levin: Leftists 'Hysterical' Over Netanyahu Speech

MK Yariv Levin accused the left of being “irresponsible and hysterical” for opposing PM Netanyahu's speech to Congress.Yaakov Levi , 2/12/2015, 9:18 AM

'Our Enemies are not in Election Recess'

MK Yariv Levin, Head of Knesset Defense C'tee, says security matters must not be affected by elections.Hezki Baruch, Gil Ronen, 1/20/2015, 12:35 PM

Nationalist MKs Slam High Court's Decision on Amona

Nationalist MKs criticize High Court's decision that the new community of Amona be demolished within two years.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/26/2014, 3:45 AM

Levin Says 'Writing was On the Wall' for Elections

Knesset dissolution was a long time in coming, MK Yariv Levin tells Arutz Sheva, noting that the real issue is a matter of stability.Benny Toker, 12/3/2014, 10:59 PM

MK Levin Proposes 8-Step Plan to Prevent Terrorism

Temporary legislation formulated by MK Yariv Levin calls for harsh punitive measures against terrorists, their families and supporters.Cynthia Blank, 11/26/2014, 10:47 AM

Cabinet to Vote on 'Jewish State' Law Today

Tensions high throughout the political system before monumental vote on 'Jewish State Law'; leftist MKs fume.Tova Dvorin, 11/23/2014, 12:13 PM

Netanyahu: Jewish State Bill Essential for Israel

PM Netanyahu says the Jewish State Law "is essential in order to establish Israel as the nation state of the Jewish people.Hezki Baruch and Ben Ariel, 11/23/2014, 2:37 AM

Leftists Livid: 44 Critical Roads Slated for Judea-Samaria

Is the 'covert' building freeze due to be torpedoed entirely? Half of long-standing plan for new roads approved as leftists fume.Tova Dvorin, 11/10/2014, 12:59 PM

Government Applies Israeli Labor Law to Judea and Samaria

The Ministerial Law Committee on Sunday authorized historic measure that would apply labor laws to Judea and Samaria.Yaakov Levi, 11/9/2014, 3:35 PM

Is Israel Moving Closer to Full Sovereignty in Judea-Samaria?

MKs Orit Struk and Yariv Levin explain how ten proposed laws could pave the way to success in the Jewish struggle for Judea and Samaria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/20/2014, 5:32 PM

Levin: Coalition Rocky, But No Split - Yet

Coalition Chairman speaks to Arutz Sheva about the resignation of Gideon Sa'ar - and how hareidi parties could replace Yesh Atid.Benny Toker, Tova Dvorin, 9/19/2014, 9:30 AM

'Politics of Threats' Between Likud and Yesh Atid

Coalition Chairman Levin warns he won't advance Lapid's 0% VAT Bill until Yesh Atid yields on state budget, as tensions continue to build.Ido Ben-Porat, Ari Yashar, 9/16/2014, 3:30 PM

Coalition Chairman Calls for Leftist Reservists' Dismissal

MK Yariv Levin blasts soldiers who published refusal to serve in elite unit. Levin: 'They do not deserve the privilege of serving.'Tova Dvorin, Chicago, 9/12/2014, 7:55 PM

Talk of New Coalition With 'Childish' Lapid Replaced by Hareidim

Coalition Chairman Levin warns a coalition change is in the cards, but 'irresponsible' Lapid's party may find itself out.Hezki Baruch, Ari Yashar, 9/6/2014, 8:54 PM

MK Levin: Coalition to Boycott No-Confidence Vote

The coalition will not hand the left a 'propaganda victory' by showing up for a Knesset no-confidence vote Monday, said MK Yariv Levin.Yosef Berger, 7/14/2014, 9:29 PM

New Law: Jail for a Year for Sellers of Expired Food Products

A new law will - finally - ban the sale of food products that have reached their expiration date.Yaakov Levi, 6/22/2014, 4:38 PM

MK Levin Presents Plan for Phased Sovereignty Over Judea-Samaria

Likud-Beytenu's Yariv Levin says the objective is full sovereignty but until then it is possible to promote legislation in phases.Shimon Cohen, 5/15/2014, 4:39 PM

Netanyahu, Lapid End Portfolio War

A six-month standoff prevented the appointment of a permanent chairman to the Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, Gil Ronen, 5/12/2014, 11:15 AM

Lapid Loses Battle for Key Knesset Committee

MKs Elkin and Levin will head the Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee.Gil Ronen, 5/11/2014, 8:20 AM

Tzipi Livni 'Will Oppose Defining Israel as Jewish Nation-State'

Mixed reactions to Prime Minister's proposal to propose new Basic Law, as Justice Minister vows to oppose it.Ari Soffer, 5/1/2014, 6:20 PM

Leftist MK: 'Mazal Tov to Jewish Home on One State Solution'

Reactions abound in the political constellation to the announcement by Israel that it is suspending peace talks with the Palestinians.Moshe Cohen, 4/24/2014, 8:15 PM