Yaakov Peri

Double parking to become criminal offense

Double parking to become criminal offense

'Outrageous for a person to block a parked car, prevent the other driver from leaving, and then face no legal repercussions.'Tal Polon, 11/21/2017, 11:24 AM
Bill to cut terrorists' pensions passes first reading

Bill to cut terrorists' pensions passes first reading

New bill seeks to prevent pension fund payments and disability insurance to terrorists and their families.Tal Polon, 1/31/2017, 12:20 PM
Social benefits for terrorists- at our expense?

Social benefits for terrorists- at our expense?

The Knesset Legislation Committee approves MK Yaakov Peri's proposed law to stop social benefits to terrorists.Hezki Baruch, 7/24/2016, 4:09 PM
Security Cabinet Uninformed on Mengistu Abduction

Security Cabinet Uninformed on Mengistu Abduction

Former security cabinet member Yaakov Peri asserts ministers were kept in the dark about Avraham Mengistu's kidnapping.Moshe Cohen, 7/9/2015, 2:01 PM
Report: Yaakov Perry to Resign from Knesset

Report: Yaakov Perry to Resign from Knesset

Perry allegedly to resign over Yesh Atid's place in the Opposition, allowing Elazar Stern to step in.Tova Dvorin, 3/23/2015, 4:18 PM
Shaked Seeks Ideas for Peri ISIS Negotiations

Shaked Seeks Ideas for Peri ISIS Negotiations

After Yesh Atid MK Yaakov Peri suggests negotiating with Islamic State, Jewish Home's Ayelet Shaked offers him a 'helping hand'.Moshe Cohen, 2/19/2015, 4:10 PM
Yesh Atid Shows Leftist Colors

Yesh Atid Shows Leftist Colors

Former Science Minister Yesh Atid MK Yaakov Peri said Monday that Yesh Atid would sit in a coalition with far-left Meretz.Hezki Baruch, Cynthia Blank, 2/9/2015, 9:49 PM
Bennett Slams Peri for Chauvinistic Jibe at Shaked

Bennett Slams Peri for Chauvinistic Jibe at Shaked

Naftali Bennett responds harshly to Yaakov Peri's claim that Ayelet Shaked is too inexperienced for Minister of Internal Security.Hezki Baruch, 2/8/2015, 2:53 PM
'Advocate for the Poor' Deri Worth NIS 4.8 million

'Advocate for the Poor' Deri Worth NIS 4.8 million

Shas chairman Aryeh Deri is worth NIS 4.8 million ($1.15 million), according to documents he filed disclosing his personal net worth.Moshe Cohen , 2/5/2015, 9:32 AM
Minister Says Search 'May Take Months or Years'

Minister Says Search 'May Take Months or Years'

Yesh Atid minister says no to negotiations with 'murderous terror organization,' but peace negotiations eventually 'necessary.'Uzi Baruch, Ari Yashar, 6/20/2014, 10:58 AM
Yesh Atid MK Blames Jewish Home For Talks Failure

Yesh Atid MK Blames Jewish Home For Talks Failure

Minister Yaakov Peri attacks Jewish Home 'sabotage' of talks, says pact is over and Jewish Home won't 'decide if we sit in government.'Hezki Baruch, Ari Yashar, 4/26/2014, 9:57 PM
Yaakov Peri: PA Doesn't Know How to Compromise

Yaakov Peri: PA Doesn't Know How to Compromise

For Israel, releasing terrorists is a quid pro quo for progress in talks with the PA. Without talks the next release may be in jeopardyDavid Lev, 3/13/2014, 8:05 AM
Peri: Evict 25% of Judea, Samaria Jews

Peri: Evict 25% of Judea, Samaria Jews

Science Minister proposes that evicting Judea, Samaria residents as part of deal would be 'painful,' but 'a reasonable compromise.'Tova Dvorin, Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/28/2013, 8:13 PM
Israeli Politicians Condemn ASA Academic Boycott

Israeli Politicians Condemn ASA Academic Boycott

Professors, politicians, even a left-wing figure condemn the boycott of the American Studies Association against Israel.Tova Dvorin, 12/17/2013, 10:12 AM
Report: Draft-Dodging Sanctions to Be Economic

Report: Draft-Dodging Sanctions to Be Economic

New draft law for hareidi-religious sector set to impose economic sanctions - not criminal punishment - against draft-dodgers.Tova Dvorin and Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/19/2013, 1:23 PM
Orbach: Blame the Arabs, Not Jewish Home

Orbach: Blame the Arabs, Not Jewish Home

Minister for Senior Citizens Uri Orbach hits back at those blaming his party for the failure of peace talks with the Palestinian Authority.Elad Benari, 11/17/2013, 4:00 AM
Peri Says Relationship with Jewish Home Untenable

Peri Says Relationship with Jewish Home Untenable

Yesh Atid minister slams nationalist coalition partners, says sooner or later, one of them will have to go.Uzi Baruch, Ari Soffer, 11/16/2013, 6:18 PM