Could Artificial Island Solve Gaza Problem?Minister proposes giving Gaza a port, airport – without compromising on Israel’s security.
Minister Calls Out US on Pro-Palestinian FocusYisrael Katz blasts Obama for calling for ceasefire, asks 'What about the citizens of Israel?'
Katz to Erdogan: What About the Armenian Genocide?Transportation Minister hits back at Turkish PM after he accused Israel of attempting a "systematic genocide" of Arabs in Gaza.
Minister: Cease-Fire Hurts More Than HelpsCease-fire would hurt Israel more than help, according to Transportation Minister Yisrael Katz - and is both a security and political risk.
Katz Details Plan for Israel to Stop Aid to GazaPlan to include establishment of international waypoint, artificial 'island', and full border between Israel and Gaza.
Minister Demands Israel Liquidate Hamas LeadershipKatz calls to 'crush the snake's head'; MK Yishai says Gaza weapons technology must be 'sent back 40 years' to defend Israel.
MK Calls to Cut Aid to Gaza, Target Hamas LeadersTransportation Minister Yisrael Katz blasts Israeli government's 'wrong policies,' urges it to do 'what needs to be done' on Hamas.
PM Vows to Outlaw Islamic Movement in IsraelPrime Minister blames Friday's anti-Israel rally on terror-linked group, promises to crack down following calls to abduct IDF soldiers.
Night Bus Additions to Prevent More AbductionsOver 70 new bus lines added to Ministry of Transport night bus program amid slew of legislation to help teens get home safely.
ISA: Terrorists Plotted 11 Kidnappings from PrisonTerrorists in Israeli prisons communicated with family members, forwarding plans to organize kidnappings of Israelis.
Katz: New Ben Gurion Runway Improves SafetyJust in time for the summer flying season, a 21st runway has been opened at Ben Gurion Airport, enhancing safety for passengers.
Israel Considering Ban on Extreme Islamic MovementMinister Katz says Livni's Justice Ministry opposing ban on violent group, notes 'group is illegal everywhere but Israel.'
Transport Min. Calls for Jerusalem to be ExpandedJerusalem will be getting bigger, if Transportation Minister Yisrael Katz has his way - and could extend as far south as Gush Etzion.
Minister Calls for Death Penalty for TerroristsTransportation Minister praises 'life without parole' bill as a strong moral principle, says terrorists should be condemned to death.
'Kerry, Shame on You!'Transportation Minister lashes out at Kerry Monday for 'apartheid' comments, connects to Holocaust Memorial Day.
Minister Accuses Abbas of 'Bluffing' on ThreatsTransportation Minister says Abbas's threats are a response to failing talks - and, like talks, will be all words and no action.
Likud Minister: Terror has Won on the Temple MountMin. Yisrael Katz points to Hamas parades and flags on Temple Mount, calls for change of policy.
Katz on Talks Breaking Down: I Told You SoTransportation Minister Yisrael Katz says that Israel should re-arrest all the terrorists it freed in previous “gestures” to the PA.
Shamir: U.S. Proposal - 'Bribery and Blackmail'Agriculture Minister criticizes the United States for equating Jonathan Pollard in with the release of Arab terrorists.
'Terrorists' Place is in the Crosshairs of a Gun'Min. Yisrael Katz (Likud) notes date set for release has passed, says terrorists should be killed or jailed, not freed.
Campaign Warns, ‘Don’t Text and Drive’Frightening data on the dangers of mixing SMS and driving leads to new campaign.
Minister: ‘Just Say No’ to Barghouti ReleaseTerrorist release is a mistake, and Marwan Barghouti should ‘rot in jail,’ Minister Katz warns.
'Hezbollah Missiles Destroyed, Nasrallah Silent'Transportation Minister hints Israel behind Lebanon air strike, Lebanese media reports four Hezbollah terrorists killed in strike.
Min. Ariel Admits 'Mini-Crisis' with NetanyahuJewish Home Construction Minister cuts short scheduled appearance to deal with rift threatening Coalition.
Armored Sderot Train Station DedicatedPrime Minister, Transportation Minister, Israel Railways officials dedicate station, which is the first to be armored against rockets.
Ariel Launches Campaign Against LikudResidents of Judea/Samaria city launch web campaign against party, after Transportation Ministry refuses to fix bus crisis.
Public Transportation Prices to Rise January 1Public transportation prices in Israel will be going up starting January 1 by an average of 4.7%, the Transport Ministry said Sunday.
Israeli Carriers to Resume Flights to TurkeyDeal signed between civil aviation authorities of the two countries; Turkey agrees to uphold Israel's security standards.
'Prove to Tibi, Friends that Violence Doesn't Pay'Transportation Minister addresses 'day of rage,' stating: 'the road to hell is paved with good intentions.'
Despite Petition, Road to be Named for R. OvadiaOnline petition asked not to name planned Jerusalem road for the rabbi because of his alleged “racism.”
MKs Visit to Ramallah CondemnedA trip made Monday by 11 MKs to Mahmoud Abbas' presidential palace in Ramallah has been slammed as rewarding terrorism.
Approval for 2-Hour Train Route to EilatMinisters approve path of Tel Aviv-Eilat train that will connect south to central Israel in just two hours.
MKs: Abbas Talking Peace, but Allowing TerrorMinister Katz accuses Abbas of failing to fight terrorism, while MK Chetboun says Israel must restore deterrence immediately.
Minister: Israel Not Dependent on PA Arab StateMinister rebuffs Obama’s assertion that Israeli security ‘depends on a Palestinian state.’
Katz Slams Livni's 'Hidden Ideology'"While it is perhaps possible to hold talks in secret, it is not legitimate to hold talks with a secret ideology."
Katz Punished for Rejecting Terrorist Release?Transportation Minister claims Netanyahu punishing him by taking away some of his responsibilities. PMO: Not true.
Lapid, Katz Inaugurate New Train LineLapid, Katz take a ride on the new 35-minute train to Ashdod.
Katz: Our 'Peace Partners' Are Vile PeopleTransportation Minister says that releasing terrorists will not change the other side's hatred towards Israel.
Min. Katz: Intelligence Failure on EU SanctionsTransport Minister says Israel was caught unawares, blames striking Foreign Ministry employees
Dep. Min. Hotovely: Min. Katz Won't Meet MeDeputy Transport Minister says she tried to meet with the minister but he refused.
Strollers on Jerusalem Buses, Trains to Ride FreeParents will now be able to tote their children in baby carriages and strollers on buses and trains in Jerusalem for free
Eini Threatens Major Strike over Ports LawTransportation Minister: If Eini wants a war, he’ll get a war.
Min. Katz Tells his Deputy, Hotovely: Slow DownMinister of Transport shoots down his deputy's independent initiatives on speed cameras and speed limits.
Katz, Danon, and Elkin Score VictoriesAbout 80% of Likud Central Committee members took part in the elections for the Likud's institutions.
Bennett: No One Has the Right to Split JerusalemMinisters, MKs and rabbis gathered at the Mercaz HaRav yeshiva for the annual Jerusalem Day celebration. March to Kotel in early morning.
Minister: Don’t Buy New Cars! Prices to DropTransportation Minister tells Israelis not to buy new cars. ‘Wait until we break import monopoly.’
Holocaust Survivor, ‘Let Us Die with Dignity’Upset for survivors as Finance Ministry seeks definitions before budget, ‘There are survivors with no heat.’
Katz Won't Back Down on 'Open Skies'Transportation Minister Yisrael Katz clarifies that he has no intention of backing down from the “Open Skies” program.
Bennett: Use the Threat of a Strike WiselyEconomy and Trade Minister Naftali Bennett is opposed to the planned strike by Israel’s airlines, supports Open Skies program.
'Eco-Bridge' Being Built on New JM-TA HighwayWork has started on a new “eco-bridge” that will allow wildlife to flourish as vehicles travel daily between Jerusalem and Tel Aviv
Traffic Deaths Down to 50-Year LowBetter roads, more enforcement, and a network of speed traps all contributed to a significant on crowded Israeli roads
Appeal: Deal with Deadly Highway ImmediatelyResidents: Solve problems on Jerusalem-Binyamin highway now; don’t wait for elections.
Minister Katz: The Shomron is the Safest Place"In an age where missiles are being fired at Israeli cities, Samaria is the safest place," says Transportation Minister Yisrael Katz.
Minister Katz: Israel Must Cut 'Head of Snake'“We must continue to eliminate all those responsible for terror against us, from Ismail Haniyeh on down,” said MK Yisrael Katz.
New Road Leads to Cave of PatriarchsWider and improved Road 3507 will be the new entrance to Kiryat Arba.
Ministers: Time for Barak to Fix His MistakeMinisters, MKs urge Barak to approve Jews’ return to the Peace House.
Updating Southern Infrastructure: New Trains to TAThe state has decided to upgrade infrastructure in the southern region, cutting travel time to central Israel in half with a new train line.