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

'Hamas understood message; we're headed for calm'

Deputy Defense Minister: Preparations for focused defense of Adam and all settlements; Hamas realized it will pay unprecedented price.Shimon Cohen, 7/30/2018, 4:38 PM

Israel Dog Unit festive ceremony marks 18th anniversary

Deputy Defense Minister: 'The Unit is a shining symbol of volunteering for community and for people throughout country.'Mordechai Sones, 6/13/2018, 1:33 PM

'Hamas using children as human shields'

Deputy Defense Minister slams Hamas leaders for sitting in their offices while they send children to act as human shields.Hezki Baruch, 5/14/2018, 1:59 PM

Who would oppose a law to withhold terrorist salaries?

Only Arab MKs and Meretz faction object to bill approved by large majority on first reading.Mordechai Sones, 5/7/2018, 9:43 PM

'We have red lines; We don't want war'

Deputy Defense Minister: 'We've made clear to Russians and US we won't agree for Iran to approach border and threaten Israel.'Eliran Aharon, 4/30/2018, 4:00 PM

After long struggle, Australian immigrant enlists at age 28

Felipe Rodriguez demonstrated outside army offices, demanding ability to enlist despite his age. Before Passover he joined Border Police.Ido Ben Porat, 4/10/2018, 1:24 PM

Watch: Demining Ramat Gilad

Anti-tank mines buried 70 years ago destroyed this morning: 'Let's see houses and children playing instead of minefields.'Mordechai Sones, 4/3/2018, 4:45 PM

'Attorney General won't recommend on indictment until 2019'

Deputy Defense Minister speaks to Arutz Sheva about new elections, investigations into PM Netanyahu, and more.Benny Tucker, 3/16/2018, 11:23 AM

'Free imprisoned IDF soldier as quickly as possible'

Deputy Defense Minister Ben Dahan calls for release of Elor Azariya, who shot wounded terrorist suspected of wearing a suicide vest.Benny Tucker, 3/16/2018, 10:34 AM

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

Deputy Defense Minister: Punish terrorists' families

Deputy Defense Minister Ben Dahan says terrorists' families must pay the price of supporting terror.Hezki Baruch, 2/5/2018, 9:26 PM

'Arab MKs only care about the made-up Palestinian people'

Deputy Defense Minister slams Arab MKs who protested during Pence's speech to the Knesset. 'They proved how ridiculous they are.'Eliran Aharon, 1/23/2018, 12:30 PM

'High school graduates have become confused'

Deputy Defense Minister says using IDF enlistment to advance a political agenda is shameful and hypocritical.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/28/2017, 3:36 PM

Jewish town won't be disconnected from electricity supply

Civil Admin. pushes for removal of electric pole installed on private land. But Dep. Defense Minister pushes to find alternative solution.Mordechai Sones, 11/22/2017, 6:16 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

5.5 million shekels to be allocated to complete Beit El fence

Section of fence to be built will separate old Route 60 linking Jilazon refugee camp to Ramallah, and some Beit El western neighborhoods.Mordechai Sones, 8/22/2017, 9:02 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

Discrimination against reservists from Judea and Samaria to end

Following Arutz Sheva expose, Defense Ministry announces end to discrimination against reservists living in Judea and Samaria.Mordechai Sones, 5/18/2017, 3:59 PM

Jewish Home MK: Legacy of fallen soldiers remains with us

Deputy Defense Minister Ben Dahan says there is 'direct, unbroken chain between Shaul & Yehonatan, recently killed IDF soldiers.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/1/2017, 1:45 PM

Deputy Defense Minister Ben-Dahan disappointed in haredi leaders

Deputy DM condemns tacit encouragement by haredi leaders to incite against haredi soldiers. 'No sanction in the world for such acts'Hezki Baruch, 1/19/2017, 2:27 PM

New bypass road in Etzion Bloc nears construction

A new road and other traffic arrangements will dramatically improve security on the Kiryat Arba- Etzion Bloc route.Orly Harari, 11/17/2016, 3:00 PM

Hero officer exonerated, says soldiers are afraid to fire

Lt. Aviv Morag killed a terrorist in Judea two years ago, and was recently cleared of charges. He was honored by the Dep. Defense Minister.Yoni Kempinski, 12/17/2015, 5:42 PM

Deputy minister: Deport terrorist families to Canada, Australia

'Once we deport one family, we won't have to deport any more,' says Deputy Defense Minister Rabbi Eli Ben-Dahan.Nitzan Keidar, 11/26/2015, 5:26 PM

Bennett meets PM, demands tougher policies

Jewish Home Chairman will tell Netanyahu not to return terrorist's bodies, resume building in Judea and Samaria.Hezki Baruch, 11/3/2015, 7:14 PM

Ben-Dahan: Sports on Shabbat Discriminates Against Religious

Avishai Brett, who is demanding to be allowed to participate in shooting championships on a day other than Shabbat, met with MK Ben-Dahan.Moshe Cohen, 6/28/2015, 8:01 PM

Anger at Arab MK's Plan to Join New Gaza Flotilla

MKs on right and left slam 'threat' by United Arab List MK Bassal Gattas to join latest flotilla heading for Gaza.Yaakov Levi, 6/21/2015, 10:58 PM

Dep. Minister: No One Informed Me of U-Turn on Buses

Deputy Defense Minister Ben Dahan tells Knesset he was surprised by his boss's decision and opposes it.Gil Ronen, 5/20/2015, 12:41 PM

Jewish Home Denies Jobs Have Been Decided

Reports that MK Ben Dahan will be Deputy Defense Minister and MK Slomiansky will head Knesset's Law C'tee are premature.Gil Ronen, 5/7/2015, 5:19 PM

Yishai to Bennett: Stop Attacking Us

Yachad chief responds after Jewish Home head calls his party 'superfluous,' says it's the only right-wing party.Gil Ronen, 3/10/2015, 12:49 PM

MK Ben-Dahan: Connect Rachel's Tomb to Jerusalem

Jerusalem Municipality should be put in charge of services to popular site, says Dep. Religious Services Minister.Gil Ronen, 3/10/2015, 10:05 AM

Yesh Atid MK Touted Alternative Seder with Bread

Jewish Home MK Ben Dahan says religious Zionists are too smart to buy the Yesh Atid campaign that woos them.Gil Ronen, 2/11/2015, 1:32 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

Jewish Home Wins Delay in Divorce Bill

Justice Minister Livni's bid to weaken the Rabbinic Courts' authority in divorce cases may face veto.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, Gil Ronen, 6/29/2014, 4:37 PM

'Why are Peres, Bibi Silent over Synagogue Desecration?'

Religions Minister Ben Dahan plans to visit desecrated synagogues in southern Israel.Gil Ronen, 1/12/2014, 8:36 PM

Jewish Home MKs: We Have to Leave Lapid Behind

A number of Jewish Home MKs on Monday criticized the leadership of their party for allowing it to be “pushed around” by Yair LapidDavid Lev, 12/23/2013, 10:12 PM

Rabbi Ben Dahan: Disappointed with Results

Deputy Religions Minister says he hopes the secular public will not “give a kick to the institution of the Rabbinate.”Gil Ronen, 7/24/2013, 10:26 PM