Kibbutz farmers vs the Defense Ministry and the Iron Dome

Kibbutz farmers vs the Defense Ministry and the Iron Dome

Southern kibbutz sues Defense Ministry for compensation after farmers banned from working in fields.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/21/2020, 1:00 PM
'Ofek 16' satellite successfully launched into space

'Ofek 16' satellite successfully launched into space

“Ofek 16” is an electro-optical reconnaissance satellite with advanced capabilities.Ben Ariel, 7/6/2020, 5:08 AM
Defense Minister Benny Gantz orders military preparations for sovereignty

Defense Minister Benny Gantz orders military preparations for sovereignty

IDF Chief of Staff instructed to expedite military preparations for coming political steps, even appointing project manager on his behalf.Mordechai Sones, 6/1/2020, 6:33 PM
Bennett: Iran leaving Syria, but could come back if Israel let's up

Bennett: Iran leaving Syria, but could come back if Israel let's up

Outgoing Defense Minister Naftali Bennett holds ceremony to mark turnover of ministry to Benny Gantz.Gary Willig, 5/18/2020, 6:37 PM
Gantz first day: Amir Eshel named next Defense Ministry director

Gantz first day: Amir Eshel named next Defense Ministry director

Eshel will replace outgoing Defense Ministry director-general Udi Adam.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/18/2020, 5:39 PM
Defense Ministry COVID-19 procurement operation concludes

Defense Ministry COVID-19 procurement operation concludes

Israel Defense Ministry Directorate of Production and Procurement (DOPP) concludes month-and-a-half since launch of procurement operation.Mordechai Sones, 4/30/2020, 1:57 PM
23,816 IDF casualties from 1860 and until today

23,816 IDF casualties from 1860 and until today

Since last Memorial Day, 42 people have been added to the list of fallen soldiers.Ido Ben Porat, 4/24/2020, 6:00 AM
Smotrich: Returning travelers to be isolated in 'coronavirus hotels'

Smotrich: Returning travelers to be isolated in 'coronavirus hotels'

At urgent meeting, ministers decide to allow 'rescue' flights into Israel, but place all arrivals in 'coronavirus hotels' for 14 days.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/11/2020, 11:01 PM
Israeli Defense Ministry manufactures 63 more ventilators

Israeli Defense Ministry manufactures 63 more ventilators

"The State of Israel is developing independent capabilities in its fight against COVID-19", DM Bennett says.Arutz Sheva, 4/5/2020, 11:14 AM
Radar system with electro-optical sensors will be used to monitor patients’ vital signs

Radar system with electro-optical sensors will be used to monitor patients’ vital signs

Team led by Defense Ministry develops system to allow doctors to monitor patients’ vital signs from a safe distance, minimizing contact.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/31/2020, 1:28 PM
Defense Ministry to rent 20 more hotels for coronavirus patients

Defense Ministry to rent 20 more hotels for coronavirus patients

Defense Ministry puts out call for hotels to submit proposals, offer solutions for housing thousands of Israelis returning from abroad.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/27/2020, 10:19 AM
DM Bennett: 'Together we will overcome the coronavirus crisis'

DM Bennett: 'Together we will overcome the coronavirus crisis'

Defense Ministry establishes multidisciplinary emergency response team to address coronavirus pandemic.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/20/2020, 10:37 AM
Defense Ministry purchases 50m worth of supplies for possible coronavirus outbreak

Defense Ministry purchases 50m worth of supplies for possible coronavirus outbreak

Defense Min. launches expedited procurement of medical equipment.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/10/2020, 2:41 PM
Report: During Liberman's time in Defense Ministry, haredim were given easy exemptions

Report: During Liberman's time in Defense Ministry, haredim were given easy exemptions

False medical exemptions were given to haredim, & sons of prominent haredim received easy exemptions, when Liberman was DM, report says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/3/2020, 8:16 AM
Death of Palestinian Arab in rock attack recognized as hostile act

Death of Palestinian Arab in rock attack recognized as hostile act

Death of Aisha Rabi, who was killed when her vehicle was hit by rocks allegedly thrown by Jews, recognized as act of hostility.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/13/2020, 1:01 AM
Israel unveils breakthrough in laser technology

Israel unveils breakthrough in laser technology

Defense Ministry reveals new technologies for interception of rockets, mortars, UAVs, and other long-range attacks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/8/2020, 6:12 PM
Ministry of Defense 2010-2019 in photos

Ministry of Defense 2010-2019 in photos

Defense Ministry recounts technical achievements of each year of the past decade., 12/30/2019, 9:33 PM
Defense Minister: Changing process for building approval 'a step in the right direction'

Defense Minister: Changing process for building approval 'a step in the right direction'

Defense Minister aims to shorten process for approval of construction in Judea, Samaria. 'Procedural sovereignty only.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/27/2019, 12:03 PM
Bennett appoints Defense Ministry adviser on settlement affairs

Bennett appoints Defense Ministry adviser on settlement affairs

Defense Minister Naftali Bennett's first appointment is Moshe Frucht, as legal adviser for settlement affairs in the Defense Ministry.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/23/2019, 11:34 PM
Dichter appointed Deputy Defense Minister

Dichter appointed Deputy Defense Minister

Former Shin Bet chief to serve as deputy to Netanyahu. "I thank the Prime Minister for his trust".Hezki Baruch, 10/24/2019, 4:04 AM
An end to land discrimination against Jews in Judea and Samaria?

An end to land discrimination against Jews in Judea and Samaria?

Defense Ministry submits opinion to undo Jordanian law forbidding purchase of land in Judea and Samaria by Jews as private individuals.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/15/2019, 10:48 AM
'Many countries' interested in Israeli anti-drone systems

'Many countries' interested in Israeli anti-drone systems

Defense Ministry completes preparations for opening of Israel National Pavilion at London's renowned International Exhibition.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/4/2019, 1:47 PM
Defense Ministry refuses compensation for Dafna Meir's family

Defense Ministry refuses compensation for Dafna Meir's family

Defense Ministry says funds seized from family of murderer of Dafna Meir cannot be used to pay compensation imposed by court.Gary Willig, 7/31/2019, 8:08 PM
Judea and Samaria defense budget still held up

Judea and Samaria defense budget still held up

Dozens of security projects on hold as dispute between Defense, Finance Ministries preventing release of NIS 45 million in defense spending.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/14/2019, 8:48 AM
Defense portfolio to return to Liberman

Defense portfolio to return to Liberman

Liberman set to return to defense ministry, and has already met, with PM's approval, with chief of staff and Shin Bet head.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/23/2019, 9:52 AM
Israel recognizes PA resident as victim of terror

Israel recognizes PA resident as victim of terror

Defense Ministry recognizes PA resident killed by Hamas rocket in Ashkelon as terror victim, to provide compensation to family.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/8/2019, 6:43 PM
23,741 have fallen in Israel's wars

23,741 have fallen in Israel's wars

56 soldiers added to list of fallen soldiers in past year. 3,146 civilians killed in hostilities since the establishment of the state.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/3/2019, 6:00 AM
Agreement signed between Assuta Hospital, Defense Ministry, IDF

Agreement signed between Assuta Hospital, Defense Ministry, IDF

First agreement signed with Assuta Hospital in Ashdod for treating soldiers and those eligible for rehabilitation.Mordechai Sones, 2/3/2019, 5:08 PM
Bereaved family: Joy mixed with sadness

Bereaved family: Joy mixed with sadness

Son of murdered man wonders why it took 3 years for Defense Ministry to admit murder was a terror attack.Hezki Baruch, 1/30/2019, 4:59 PM
Naftali Bennett as Defense Minister?

Naftali Bennett as Defense Minister?

New Right eyeing Defense Ministry, Justice Ministry in next coalition. 'Next Defense Minister will be either Bennett - or Benny Gantz.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/23/2019, 12:34 PM
IDF buys 10 tons of dried fruit for Tu B'Shvat

IDF buys 10 tons of dried fruit for Tu B'Shvat

In honor of Tu B'Shvat, the Defense Ministry supplies soldiers with 10 tons of fruits for Tu B'Shvat holiday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/21/2019, 8:34 AM
Knesset approves Netanyahu's appointment as Defense Minister

Knesset approves Netanyahu's appointment as Defense Minister

Permanent appointment of Prime Minister as Defense Minister approved by a majority of three votes. Opposition criticizes.Hezki Baruch, 12/17/2018, 11:32 PM
Coming soon: 'Khan al-Ahmar 2'

Coming soon: 'Khan al-Ahmar 2'

Even as Liberman criticized policy on Khan al Ahmar, Defense Ministry began negotiations on legalization of another illegal outpost nearby.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/27/2018, 2:27 PM
Netanyahu: I will serve as Defense Minister

Netanyahu: I will serve as Defense Minister

Prime Minister announces plans to keep Defense Ministry portfolio following departure of Avigdor Liberman, despite Jewish Home ultimatum.David Rosenberg, 11/18/2018, 8:33 PM
The Jewish Home's threat

The Jewish Home's threat

Jewish Home faction will not vote with coalition until Eli Ben Dahan reinstated as deputy defense minister.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/18/2018, 6:50 PM
Bennett: I'll make Israel win again

Bennett: I'll make Israel win again

As coalition crumbles, Jewish Home head says he wants to defense minister to stop deterrence from continuing to erode.Tzvi Lev, 11/15/2018, 5:38 PM
Jewish Home ultimatum: Bennett as Defense Minister - or we bolt

Jewish Home ultimatum: Bennett as Defense Minister - or we bolt

Party officials tell Arutz Sheva Jewish Home will remain in coalition only if Bennett tapped to replace Liberman as Defense Minister.Hezki Baruch, 11/14/2018, 1:52 PM
Bereaved parents: Recognize us as a bereaved family

Bereaved parents: Recognize us as a bereaved family

Parents of Yinon Levanon, killed after an Arab smuggling illegal aliens collided with his car, demand to be recognized as terror victims.Eliran Aharon, 11/2/2018, 5:15 AM
Army Radio to broadcast from Jerusalem in two weeks

Army Radio to broadcast from Jerusalem in two weeks

Military station will begin broadcasting news from Jerusalem as DM lays cornerstone for IDF Radio in nation's capital.Mordechai Sones, 10/10/2018, 10:57 AM
DM: Defense budget is an investment, not an expense

DM: Defense budget is an investment, not an expense

Defense Minister Liberman slams criticism of IDF budget, says every penny spent is an investment in Israel's future.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/20/2018, 12:49 PM
Watch: Launch of first Israeli satellite

Watch: Launch of first Israeli satellite

For the first time, Israel's Defense Ministry publishes video of Israel's first-ever satellite launch, plus photos it took over Syria.Kobi Finkler, 9/17/2018, 2:57 PM
Watch: Israel spoofs Sacha Baron Cohen's Israeli persona

Watch: Israel spoofs Sacha Baron Cohen's Israeli persona

Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman spoofs British Jewish comedian's parody of Israeli counter-terror expert with his real-life inspiration.David Rosenberg, 9/4/2018, 2:14 PM
Defense Ministry will allow yeshiva students to fly to Uman

Defense Ministry will allow yeshiva students to fly to Uman

Following pressure from haredi parties, Defense Minisrry waives ban on overseas flights for haredim avoiding IDF service.Tzvi Lev, 8/16/2018, 10:19 PM
Gaza sea barrier unveiled

Gaza sea barrier unveiled

Defense Ministry publicizes first photos of new sea barrier, promises to protect Israel 'when we need strength and when we need wisdom.'Ido Ben Porat, 8/5/2018, 5:02 PM
"I should be the next Defense Minister"

"I should be the next Defense Minister"

Jewish Home Chairman, Education Minister Naftali Bennett, has his own, original plan for dealing with Hamas.Nitsan Keidar, "Besheva", 7/20/2018, 4:39 PM
'Liberman is a weak, confused Defense Minister'

'Liberman is a weak, confused Defense Minister'

Jewish Home blasts Defense Minister amid tussle between party chief Bennett and defense officials. 'Liberman needs to deal with terrorism.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/16/2018, 11:52 AM
Defense Ministry to hold emergency meeting

Defense Ministry to hold emergency meeting

Defense Ministry schedules emergency meeting for Wednesday after series of earthquakes hits Israel's north.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/9/2018, 2:12 PM
New bureau in charge of withholding terror salaries

New bureau in charge of withholding terror salaries

National Counter-Financial Terror Bureau will implement Withholding Law, coordinate economic campaign against terror orgs in Israel, abroad.Mordechai Sones, 7/3/2018, 8:18 PM
720,000 eggs per week

720,000 eggs per week

Brothers living in northern Israel win Defense Ministry tender to supply IDF with fresh eggs.Kobi Finkler, 6/20/2018, 4:25 PM
Haredi Council of Torah Sages to decide fate of coalition

Haredi Council of Torah Sages to decide fate of coalition

Haredi council determines whether Defense Ministry's proposed draft law is acceptable compromise or requires haredim to leave coalition.Michal Levi, 6/13/2018, 12:07 PM
'28 planes, 60 missiles, 23 killed'

'28 planes, 60 missiles, 23 killed'

According to Russian defense ministry, Israel attacked with 28 fighter jets, shot about 60 missiles. Syrian monitor says at least 23 killed.AFP, 5/10/2018, 1:17 PM
How much do terrorists who murder Jews get paid?

How much do terrorists who murder Jews get paid?

Terrorists responsible for the murder of two Israeli families and two rabbis get more than 10 million shekels each, Defense Min. reveals.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/6/2018, 4:25 PM
Blame game after nine students die in flash flood

Blame game after nine students die in flash flood

Education Ministry and Defense Ministry blame each other for the tragic drowning of nine high school students.Tzvi Lev, 4/26/2018, 10:36 PM
9 years later, Eli resident's suicide reclassified as terrorism

9 years later, Eli resident's suicide reclassified as terrorism

Yaron Gispin found dead in 2009 near his Samaria home. After long battle, Defense Ministry admits his death was from terror, not suicide.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/15/2018, 8:43 AM
'I will be Defense Minister next time around'

'I will be Defense Minister next time around'

Jewish Home chief vows to take Defense portfolio, currently held by Liberman, after next election. 'We need to acted decisively.'David Rosenberg, 3/22/2018, 7:31 PM
Successful test for Arrow 3 system

Successful test for Arrow 3 system

Defense Ministry and U.S. Missile Defense Agency conduct successful test of Arrow 3 missile interception system.Kobi Finkler, 2/19/2018, 6:45 AM
Liberman pushes alternative haredi draft law

Liberman pushes alternative haredi draft law

Defense Minister Liberman establishes task force dedicated to passing haredi draft law.Tzvi Lev, 2/15/2018, 8:54 PM