Eizenkot's term as Chief of Staff extended by another yearDefense Minister Avigdor Liberman decides to extend the appointment of Chief of Staff Gadi Eizenkot by another year.
Defense Minister visits haredi soldiers, backs Kfir commanderDefense Minister Avigdor Liberman visited soldiers from haredi army battalion and commended Kfir commander Gai Hazut for his leadership.
Liberman to Azariya's lawyer: Calm everyone downIsrael's Defense Minister says media attention harms Elor Azariya, issue was mishandled.
PM: Great creativity and innovation in fight against terrorPM and Defense Minister visit security command in Judea and Samaria, learn about IDF's counter-terrorism methods.
Liberman's advice to Elor Azariya: Don't appealDefense Minister says no link between Azariya trial and soldier conduct at yesterday's attack, calls on Azariya not to appeal verdict.
Liberman: Talks about annexation aren't helpfulDefense Minister criticizes calls by Naftali Bennett to annex Maaleh Adumim, saying they do not help Israel.
'Harassment of haredi soldiers is like idolatry'Defense Minister lauds haredi soldiers, says those seeking to shame or harass them acting against Jewish values.
Security Cabinet approves plan to return missing soldiersSecurity Cabinet to pursue return of missing soldiers and civilians from Gaza - without return bodies of Hamas terrorists.
Liberman: stricter punishments for harassing haredi soldiersDefense Minister calls for stricter enforcement and harsher measures against those who harass haredi IDF soldiers.
French Jews rap Liberman remarks on leaving for IsraelCRIF blasts Liberman for calling on Jews to leave France, drawing parallels between the Dreyfus Affair and attempts to push for peace talks.
France rejects comparison of peace conference to Dreyfus trialFrance rejects Defense Minister's comparison of peace conference without Israeli or PA representative to Dreyfus trial.
'A modern-day version of the Dreyfus trial'Defense Minister describes forthcoming Paris conference as "modern-day version of the Dreyfus trial' that indicts the entire Jewish nation.
'Ghattas and associates are a threat to security of Israel'Defense Minister hopes Supreme Court will allow Knesset to ban Balad party from running in elections after MK smuggled phones to terrorists.
Liberman: MK Ghattas belongs in jailMK Avigdor Liberman discussed the issue of MK Ghattas's actions as well as conscription issues and the length of army service.
Liberman: restore military service to 3 yearsDefense Minister intends to extend the length of compulsory military service for males back to 3 years.
Liberman: Joint List is actually the list of spies and traitorsDefense Minister vows to act to strip MKs from the Joint List of their citizenship, after MK Ghattas is summoned for questioning by police.
Liberman: I hope we find a last minute solution for AmonaDefense Minister Avigdor Liberman says he is disappointed Amona residents did not accept deal, hopes for last minute solution.
Israel to hold bodies of Hamas terrorists, return other bodiesSecurity cabinet decides to return bodies of all Arab terrorists - except for those affiliated with Hamas.
Liberman: Israel stopped Hezbollah from getting chemical weaponsDefense Minister says Israel has acted to prevent the smuggling of Syrian chemical weapons to Hezbollah.
Haredi youths train for all-haredi paratroopers unit45 haredi youths participated this week in a preparatory program for the "Haredim Tzanhanim" (Hetz) unit, an all-haredi paratroopers unit.
Liberman: Defense establishment faces 'legal war of attrition'Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman(Yisrael Beiteinu) says defense establishment dealing with 260 High Court petitions in Judea and Samaria .
Liberman: Israel acting to prevent WMDs from reaching HezbollahDefense Minister tells EU diplomats Israel is working to prevent advanced weapons, including WMDs from being smuggled to Hezbollah,
Money from IDF submarine deal will reach Iranian handsLiberman says the issue of Iran's minimal share in the ship-building company was known and discussed.
Liberman: Assad and Iran must leave Syria as part of dealDefense Minister tells Saban Forum any solution to crisis in Syria cannot include Assad or Iran.
Liberman: Wait till Trump gets into officeDefense Minister calls on government to delay moves to strengthen Judea and Samaria communities until after Trump takes office.
Liberman: The UN is irrelevantDefense Minister Avigdor Liberman tells delegation of UN ambassadors that the UN is failing to stop mass killings and rogue dictators.
Report: Netanyahu and Liberman against Regulation LawReport claims Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman are acting to prevent the passage of Regulation Law.
'The Regulation Law harms Jewish settlement'Defense Minister Liberman addresses the Regulation Law, building in Judea and Samaria and the delay in Rabbi Karim's appointment.
Trump associates to Liberman: Don't move to the left'Israelis don't grasp meaning of Trump's win,' say insiders, adding that new government would consider Israeli annexation of parts of Yesha.
'Liberman is a leftist, don't be shocked by his statements'Likud activist Natan Engelsman says he was not surprised by Defense Minister's call to build only in “settlement blocs”.
'Is Liberman becoming left-wing?'Head of the Likud National headquarters wonders if Defense Minister's statements on Jewish construction mean he is moving to the left.
'We need to wait and see'Defense Minister Liberman qualifies statements suggesting he would propose a building freeze with the new US administration.
Nationalists to Liberman: what's wrong with you?Defense Minister said Israel would agree with Trump administration to only build inside 'settlement blocs' – and caused dismay.
Liberman: Regulation Law won't save AmonaDefense Minister says Amona will be destroyed even if Regulation Law adopted, government should focus on working with Trump Administration.
'The right has to tread carefully'Defense Minister says it is irresponsible to pass the Regulation Law before Trump takes office, worries right could damage itself.
IDF to fund academic studies for discharged soldiersIDF unveils plans to fund academic or vocational studies for discharged soldiers drafted after July 2013.
'We approved hospitals, not houses for Arabs'Construction approved by for Arabs in Area C will include a hospital and soccer fields, not residential units.
'Arabs are getting all the carrots - and Jews the stick!'Agriculture Minster Uri Ariel blasts cabinet decision to approve Arab construction in Area C, says Jews and Arabs getting the 'stick.'
Defense Minister: Educating soldiers the loftiest Zionist idealDefense Minister Avigdor Liberman visits base for lone soldiers and immigrant soldiers, praises education of soldiers in Zionism.
MIA's family: Liberman has gone softFamily of missing IDF officer Hadar Goldin says Defense Minister purposely failed to mention MIAs in interview with Arab paper.
Liberman: next war will be Hamas's lastIn interview with Arab newspaper, Defense Minister says Israel will lift Gaza siege if Hamas stops digging tunnels, firing rockets.
Haredi lone soldiers are not aloneIn an event hosted by Defense Minister Liberman, one lone solder explained why he enlisted and continues to serve his country and G-d.
Liberman: Time to boycott Joint List in KnessetPredominantly Arab party crossed a red line, says Liberman, when they refused to attend funeral of Israeli president.
Liberman sends message to HamasDefense Minister says Israel not looking for escalation - but will respond harshly to any rocket attacks from Gaza.
Lapid opens wide lead over Netanyahu in latest pollNetanyahu's approval rating sinks to 33% as Yesh Atid shows 5-seat lead over Likud in latest poll.
Defense Minister: Israel's greatest threat - IranMinister Avigdor Liberman sounds off on security threats, state and religion, and Elor Azariya during visit to city of Ariel in Samaria.
Poll: Netanyahu still top choice for PM25% of Israelis prefer Netanyahu remain as PM, while 15% favor Yair Lapid. Zionist Union leader in distant seventh place.
'Rabbi's attackers must be severely punished'Defense Minister responds to attack on home of Kiryat Gat Chief Rabbi by Neturei Karta members.
Justice Minister: We're coming, Supreme CourtAyelet Shaked rejects Supreme Court ruling, proposes "first registration" to legalize Judea, Samaria. "I will use every means necessary."
Liberman: We will respect court decision to destroy Amona"If somebody thinks that we're not going to honor the order, he is deluding himself."
Liberman pushes clearing of minefield near Samarian townDefense Ministry to pay Palestinian Authority to clear Jordanian minefield near Jewish towns.
Defense Minister: 'Those comments? Never happened.'Liberman calls out a Channel 10 journalist over their claims that he point-blank refused to deal with Hamas for fallen soldier bodies.
You can't pressure Hamas while giving them 'deluxe' conditionsHadar Goldin's mother criticized government policy: How can you pressure Hamas when you simultaneously give them "deluxe" conditions?
UN blasts Israel over demolition of terrorist murderer's homeUnited Nations organization condemns Israeli demolition of home of Rabbi Mark's murderer, warns against Liberman's anti-terror plan.
'Exchanging live terrorists for dead bodies is forbidden'In light of Defense Minister's comments against terrorists-for-bodies swap, "Machon Mishpatei Aretz" cited rabbinical opinion on the issue.
Defense Minister: I will not deal with Hamas for dead bodiesIn private conversations leaked by Channel 10, the Defense Minister purportedly said he would not bring back Hadar Goldin and Oron Shaul.
Defense Minister: Media has no right to condemn Azariya"Only the court has the power to convict." Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman argues against "terror-promoting" media.