Galant: We will continue to strengthen Jewish settlement

Housing and Construction Minister visits protest tent set up by Netiv Ha'Avot residents.Hezki Baruch, 7/27/2017, 5:44 AM

Ya'alon blasts government ministers

Former Defense Minister criticizes Galant who called for the elimination of Assad, blasts Liberman over calls to destroy Hamas.Ido Ben Porat, 6/30/2017, 5:06 AM

Housing Ministry meets in Muslim Quarter

Housing Ministry hold monthly meeting in home of former PM Ariel Sharon and location where Mark Twain stayed during visit to the Holy Land.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/21/2017, 4:35 PM

Elevator to be built at Western Wall Plaza

Elevator and underground tunnels will allow greater access to Western Wall and Jewish Quarter to elderly and disabled.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/19/2017, 12:21 PM

'Time to eliminate Assad'

Kulanu Minister Gen. Yoav Galant says time has come to be rid of Syrian dictator, crush Iranian regime.Hezki Baruch, 5/16/2017, 1:16 PM

'We must establish our hold on Jerusalem'

Construction, Housing Minister pledges to do all in his power to strengthen Jerusalem and surrounding towns, 'Explain justice of our path'Mordechai Sones, 5/8/2017, 7:01 PM

Galant: Israel must prevent Bedouin seizure of Negev

Housing Minister tours Negev, says Israel has room for all, but must exercise sovereignty and not allow illegal construction in south.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/25/2017, 3:49 PM

Kulanu minister: Prepare for war with Hamas this summer

Minister Yoav Gallant warns summer may see Israel warring with Hamas, says Israel must do everything possible to prevent it.Hezki Baruch, 4/16/2017, 10:46 AM

'Cabinet decision allows balanced' construction in Yesha

Housing and Construction Minister Yoav Galant participated in pre-Pesach ceremony with Yesha leaders.Hezki Baruch, 4/4/2017, 6:43 PM

Galant to Hezbollah: 'We will push Lebanon back 100 years'

Housing Minister Yoav Galant (Kulanu) warns that if Hezbollah drags Israel to regional conflict, 'we will push Lebanon back a hundred years'Ido Ben Porat, 3/27/2017, 8:17 PM

PM's office: Building freeze report is false

PM's office strongly denies Arutz Sheva report that Netanyahu instructed a freeze on thousands units in Yesha he had approved.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/8/2017, 4:38 PM

'Israel's security requires immediate pardon for Azariya'

Politicians react in different ways to Azariya sentence. Some demand immediate pardon, others to respect court sentence.Yoel Domb, 2/21/2017, 2:36 PM

'Construction boom for Judea and Samaria'

Housing Minister Yoav Galant confirms over 2,000 housing units for marketing in Judea and Samaria, says State had to obey court on Amona.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/2/2017, 10:23 PM

'Take their identity cards and send them to Syria'

Housing Minister says terrorists and their families should have their citizenship revoked and be expelled.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/8/2017, 6:39 PM

MK Ghattas questioned by police

Arab Knesset member questioned this morning on suspicion of smuggling phones to Hamas terrorists in prison.Hezki Baruch, 12/20/2016, 11:36 AM

'Stones that survived 2,000 years tell our story'

Housing Minister tours Jewish Quarter of Old City of Jerusalem, says archaeology proof of Jewish connection to city.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/16/2016, 4:47 PM

Housing Minister: World must stop UNESCO hypocrisy

In Ecuador, Minister says world must stop the UN from acting against the Jewish people, praises Israeli strides in urban development.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/19/2016, 9:35 PM

Housing Minister: I love Samaria

Yoav Galant says he loves Samaria and wishes to see Immanuel built up and flourishing.Gary Willig, 10/7/2016, 12:16 PM

Minister Galant: Build an artificial island for Gaza

Housing and Construction Minister Yoav Galant spoke at IAC(Israel American Council) conference about Israel's strategic and regional goals.Yoni Kempinski, 9/25/2016, 10:12 AM

Upgrade on 'Cost of Living' lottery for discounted housing

Ministers Kahlon and Galant have changed the lottery to win discounted housing, in order to increase the chances of a win.Hezki Baruch, 8/22/2016, 5:33 PM

'Today everyone knows the Gaza expulsion was a mistake'

After 11 years, newly inked agreement will resettle expelled Gaza residents, including some who were also expelled from Sinai in 1982.Hezki Baruch, 8/16/2016, 10:34 PM

Housing Minister pledges construction in Gush Etzion

'We must build up Gush Etzion', says Kulanu's Yoav Galant.Hezki Baruch, 8/16/2016, 4:48 PM

Kahlon denies reports of Cabinet reshuffle

Finance Minister insists there will be no change of ministries without Yoav Galant's full agreementNitsan Keider, 7/12/2016, 2:39 PM

Cabinet reshuffle to hit Kulanu

Reports indicate Netanyahu intends to give Kulanu Economy Ministry, though its authorities will be reduced.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/10/2016, 10:22 PM

Gov't to boost construction for haredi sector

Proposal would set aside 5,000 housing units per year for haredi areas, prevent changes in makeup of neighborhoods.David Rosenberg, 7/7/2016, 1:32 PM

‘Palestinians must learn to properly condemn terrorist attacks’

Israeli Ministers condemn Orlando nightclub massacre, call to fight radical Islam.Shoshana Miskin Perez, 6/13/2016, 5:20 PM

Housing Minister: Government isn't building in Judea and Samaria

Construction and Housing Minister Yoav Galant admits the government’s policy is not to build in Judea and Samaria.Ben Ariel, 5/30/2016, 6:12 AM

INTO THE FRAY: Gaza: A port is no panacea for poverty

Hamas are not burrowing tunnels because Gaza has no port. They are burrowing them despite the fact it does not have one.Dr. Martin Sherman, 5/26/2016, 6:45 PM

Housing Minister: I'm not trying to lower housing costs anymore

Housing Minister Yoav Galant and Kulanu party are changing goals from reducing cost of housing to providing apartments to young couples.Matt Wanderman, 4/5/2016, 8:45 AM

Minister Galant: Don't blame Palestinians for attacks

Ex-IDF Chief of Staff says Israel should make Palestinian economy prosper as an 'Israeli security interest.'Chaim Lev, 3/9/2016, 12:37 PM

Israeli politicians blast UN chief's remarks on terror

"Terrorism in Paris and Otniel is the same," says Hotovely in response to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.Ben Ariel, 1/27/2016, 4:13 AM

Dep Defense Minister calls for expulsion of terrorist's family

Deputy Security Minister calls for expulsion of terrorist's family, claims they are responsible for his education and incitement.Ido Ben-Porat, 1/19/2016, 9:20 AM

Gov't, Jewish Agency sign 1B public housing deal

2,650 public housing units to be built for Israel's poorest immigrants.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/27/2015, 8:44 PM

Galant: Ya'alon Had His Photo Taken Near Hamas's Tunnels

Kulanu party candidate blasts Defense Minister over his handling of Hamas's terror tunnels.Ido Ben Porat, 3/8/2015, 5:42 AM

Galant: I Could Have Defeated Hamas In Half the Time

Top-ranking Kulanu candidate Yoav Galant accuses Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon, Netanyahu of 'neglecting' Israel's security.Shimon Cohen, 2/22/2015, 9:39 AM

Top Kulanu Candidate: Settlements an 'Error'

#2 candidate on Kulanu list advocates evicting Judea-Samaria residents who live outside major settlement blocs, for 'Zionist' reasons.Tova Dvorin, 2/3/2015, 11:22 AM

Galant: Gov't Knew of Hamas Tunnels, Did Nothing

Number 2 in Kulanu list says tunnels were no secret and that when he was general, the IDF destroyed 92 tunnels.Gil Ronen, 1/31/2015, 7:51 PM

Poll: Israelis Prefer Ya'alon as Defense Minister

35.7% of Israelis prefer Ya'alon over other, possibly more qualified candidates, including Bennett, Yadlin, and Galant.Tova Dvorin, 1/25/2015, 5:00 PM

Top Kulanu Official Supports Limited Land Swaps

Jerusalem to remain united, but some parts of Israel will 'realistically' be given away, Yoav Galant says.Tova Dvorin, 1/20/2015, 3:00 PM

'Our Enemies are not in Election Recess'

MK Yariv Levin, Head of Knesset Defense C'tee, says security matters must not be affected by elections.Hezki Baruch, Gil Ronen, 1/20/2015, 12:35 PM

Regev: Galant Should be Ashamed of Himself

MK Regev slams Yoav Galant for hinting than an airstrike targeting a Hezbollah commander was timed to coincide with the election campaign.Hezki Baruch, 1/19/2015, 4:16 AM

Bennett: Galant's Statement 'a New Low'

Kulanu candidate hinted that the targeting of Jihad Mughniyeh was timed for the election campaign.Gil Ronen, 1/18/2015, 10:25 PM

Galant Implies Mughnieh Hit Timed for Elections

Maj. Gen. (res.) Yoav Galant, candidate for Knesset, says 2012 Jaabari killing may have been timed for elections, too.Gil Ronen, 1/18/2015, 8:16 PM

Galant Denies He's Running in Likud

Retired major-general is considered a friend of Netanyahu's and a rival of incoming Chief of Staff Maj. Gen. Eizenkot.Gil Ronen, 12/14/2014, 7:29 PM

Ya'alon Rules Out Popular Former General as IDF Chief of Staff

Ya'alon says Golan Heights not in danger, overviews Hamas truce talks saying fighting won't restart on Sept. 25.Ari Yashar, 9/16/2014, 4:28 PM

Ex-IDF Chief of Staff Ashkenazi To Be Tried

Police recommend trying Ashkenazi and other senior IDF officials in Harpaz Affair forgery case.Nir Har-Zahav, Ari Yashar, 9/2/2014, 11:28 AM

Former General: We'll Have to Bulldoze Gaza

Former IDF Major General Yoav Galant says Israel's negligence vis-a-vis Gaza will eventually force it to undertake a major ground offensive.Gabe Kahn., 12/5/2011, 10:30 PM

Almost-IDF Chief of Staff Galant Shares His Defense Philosophy

In his first public comments after he was removed as a candidate for IDF Chief of Staff, Yoav Galant shared his defense concerns and philosophy.David Lev, 5/3/2011, 9:20 PM

Maj.-Gen. Galant Accepts Defeat, Withdraws Motion

After the Cabinet decided Sunday to cancel his appointment as IDF Chief of Staff, Galant decided resistance was futile.Gil Ronen, 2/7/2011, 8:07 PM

Ex-General: Galant's Contact with Sharon Spoiled Him

Maj-Gen (res.) Yoram Yair sees direct connection between Yoav Galant's term as Sharon's military secretary and his woes.Gil Ronen, 2/6/2011, 9:19 PM

War in Court over Appointment of Chief of Staff

Galant declares war on the cancellation of his appointment as new Chief of Staff and appealed to the High Court. The Cabinet approves Benny Gantz.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 2/6/2011, 11:04 AM

Growing Opposition to Government on Chief of Staff Decision

Ministers and ex-commanders criticize the government for rejecting Galant, failing to extend Ashkenazi's term.Maayana Miskin, 2/4/2011, 10:39 AM

Galant Will Not Be Chief of Staff; Naveh to Step In

Major-General Yoav Galant will not be the IDF's next Chief of Staff. General Yair Naveh will take the position for 60 days.Maayana Miskin, 2/1/2011, 8:29 PM

Incoming Chief of Staff Visits Kotel

Photos: Kotel Rabbi accompanies Major-General Yoav Galant to holy site, prays for his success.Gil Ronen, 1/5/2011, 6:55 PM

Galant Appointment as 20th Chief of Staff Confirmed

Government vote confirms Yoav Galant as next IDF commander, but is accompanied by some less-than-gallant behavior by Minister Yaalon. Gil Ronen, 9/5/2010, 6:54 PM

Wanted: Deputy for Galant

Major-General Eisencott says 'no, thanks' to the job, and may be on his way out of IDF. Galant document affair may have hurt his status.Gil Ronen, 8/30/2010, 1:36 PM

Retired IDF Officer Admits to Forging 'Galant Document'

Former IDF officer Boaz Harpaz has admitted to forging the “Galant document,” in a lone effort to help COS Ashkenazi.Maayana Miskin, 8/27/2010, 10:15 AM