'We will not accept the Jordanian declaration'

Deputy Foreign Minister says Israel not giving up on maintaining land lease from peace treaty after Jordan refuses to renew lease.Shimon Cohen, 10/23/2018, 8:48 PM

'We made it clear to the US: We will not uproot settlements'

Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely says Israel has been consistent in telling Trump Administration kicking Jews out a 'red line.'Shimon Cohen, 10/23/2018, 6:28 PM

'Netanyahu, Stand by your word'

Dep Minister Tzipi Hotovely and MK Yehuda Glick tour Khan al-Ahmar. 'Carry out evacuation ASAP; we'll manage with international community.'Hezki Baruch, 10/22/2018, 6:36 PM

Hotovely: I will learn and continue Fuld's legacy

Deputy Foreign Minister discusses Ari Fuld: He is an inspiration.Yoni Kempinski, 9/18/2018, 4:36 AM

Hotovely gives birth to third daughter

'We thank God for our growing family,' says Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely after giving birth to third daughter.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/18/2018, 10:58 AM

'You want peace? Condemn Hamas'

Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely visits kindergarten hit by Gaza mortar where kids cannot go because of all the shrapnel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/31/2018, 7:11 PM

'Our goal isn't a jab in the eye'

Deputy FM says no intention in political establishment to relinquish relations with Turkey despite events of recent days.Mordechai Sones, 5/17/2018, 2:14 PM

'Erdogan, who commits war crimes, preaching to us?'

Hotovely prepares for the transfer of other embassies to the capital, while addressing row with Turkey and European condemnation.Shimon Cohen, 5/16/2018, 4:49 PM

A gift for Ivanka Trump: Earrings from the City of David

Deputy Foreign Minister gives daughter of US President a special gift on the occasion of the dedication of the US embassy.Nitzan Keidar, 5/15/2018, 12:41 PM

'History will remember Guatemala'

Deputy Foreign Minister Hotovely meets with Guatemala's Foreign Minister prior to opening of Guatemalan embassy in Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/13/2018, 5:24 PM

"The message is clear: Trump stands by Israel"

Deputy Foreign Minister contends with the opponents of the withdrawal from the nuclear agreement with Iran.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/11/2018, 6:47 PM

Czech embassy to move to Jerusalem? 'Hoping for good news'

Deputy Foreign Minister actively working for Czech embassy move. 'To do historic justice for the 3,000-year capital of the Jewish people.'Nitzan Keidar, 4/25/2018, 5:05 PM

Hotovely: Hope to see the Romanian embassy in Jerusalem soon

Deputy Minister Hotovely, Minister Kara welcome Romania's announcement that it will relocate its embassy to Jerusalem.Elad Benari, 4/20/2018, 12:07 AM

'Dividing the land would be disastrous, the left is collapsing'

Deputy Foreign Minister particularly optimistic as Israel celebrates its 70th Independence Day.Benny Tocker, 4/19/2018, 6:13 AM

Romania to consider moving embassy to Jerusalem

Deputy Foreign Minister Hotovely meets Romanian Foreign Minister who says his country would consider moving its embassy.Nitsan Keidar, 4/11/2018, 3:06 AM

Deputy FM: We will bring more embassies to Jerusalem

Deputy FM Hotovely says she hopes to encourage additional countries to move their embassies to Jerusalem.Benny Tucker, 3/30/2018, 11:01 AM

Hotovely to Friedman: We stand behind you

Deputy Foreign Minister sends message of support to U.S. ambassador to Israel who was cursed by PA chairman.Elad Benari, 3/21/2018, 3:34 AM

'Iran stands behind every one of Hamas' actions'

Deputy FM Hotovely tells foreign ambassadors that fighting Hamas, Iran, is the only way to help Gazans.Nitsan Keidar, 3/19/2018, 6:12 PM

Hotovely to Spain: The two-state solution has failed

Israel's Deputy FM tells Spanish Secretary of State EU must change Iran nuclear deal, gives Israeli position on legality of Jews in Yesha.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/15/2018, 8:33 PM

Hotovely: Two-state solution does not work

Deputy FM Hotovely to Finnish counterpart: Two-state solution is not the main issue, Israel expects its friends to support historical truth.Nitsan Keidar, 3/14/2018, 5:30 PM

US lawmakers embrace Israeli sovereignty in Judea and Samaria

'We need to respect Israel's right to decide its destiny,' say congressmen visiting Samaria. 'Many Arabs would embrace Israeli sovereignty.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/25/2018, 3:52 PM

'10 more countries in talks to move embassies to Jerusalem'

Dep. Foreign Minister says Israel negotiating with 10 countries over embassy transfers following announcements by US, Guatemala.David Rosenberg, 2/22/2018, 7:15 PM

Deputy FM: Israelis are living under 'infiltrator terror'

Deputy Foreign Minister Hotovely says every sovereign country has the right to remove illegal job-seeking infiltrators.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/19/2018, 12:41 PM

Amid backlash, Netanyahu speaks with Polish PM

'I told him there’s no basis for this comparison, between the act of Poles and the acts of Jews during the Holocaust.'Tzvi Lev, 2/18/2018, 5:48 PM

Hotovely to hold urgent discussion over Polish PM's remarks

Deputy Foreign Minister will hold urgent discussion after Polish PM says Holocaust included "Jewish perpetrators".Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/18/2018, 6:06 AM

'The Opposition refuses to accept the will of the People'

Deputy Foreign Minister responds to police recommendation that PM be indicted. 'Attorney General is being pressured to indict at all costs.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/14/2018, 4:50 PM

Deputy FM: We need to apply sovereignty by the end of our term

'Instead of saying no to a Palestinian state, say yes to Israeli sovereignty,' Deputy Foreign Minister Hotovely says.Ido Ben Porat, 2/12/2018, 3:31 PM

'Best way to beat the boycott - buy from Judea and Samaria'

Deputy Minister lends a hand in project supporting Judea, Samaria products. 'Excellent products made here are shipped to 43 countries.'Arutz Sheva Staff - M. Sones, 1/25/2018, 10:41 AM

Hotovely: US-Israel alliance is based on values

Deputy Foreign Minister praises Pence address: 'It shows where he's coming from and where America is coming from.'Hezki Baruch - Mordechai Sones, 1/22/2018, 8:00 PM

Jewish studies added to Foreign Ministry cadets course

For the first time, new recruits at the Foreign Ministry to learn about Judaism before representing Jewish State to the world.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/21/2018, 7:55 PM

'The UNRWA era is over'

Deputy Foreign Minister Hotovely says that Israel will lobby allies to cut funding to UNRWA, which she said 'perpetuates the conflict'.Tzvi Lev, 1/21/2018, 3:47 PM

Hotovely to the BBC: UNRWA perpetuates fake refugees

Deputy Foreign Minister says UNRWA has failed to do its job and should conclude its role as an agency which perpetuates fake refugees.Nitsan Keidar, 1/18/2018, 1:05 AM

'Abbas's speech is a slap in the face to Europe'

Deputy Foreign Minister to EU Ambassador: Do not provide illusions to the Palestinians that they will receive unilateral recognition.Nitsan Keidar, 1/16/2018, 4:07 AM

Hotovely: This is a historic moment

Deputy Foreign Minister welcomes Likud Central Committee’s approval of a motion to apply Israeli sovereignty over Judea and Samaria.Yoni Kempinski, 1/1/2018, 2:09 AM

'Guatemala is just a precursor'

Deputy FM on post-Trump Declaration diplomacy: 'We are keepig secret names of other countries considering embassy transfer to Jerusalem.'Mordechai Sones, 12/25/2017, 9:13 PM

Israelis back presidential pardon for Elor Azariya

By double-digit margin, Israelis favor presidential pardon for Elor Azariya. Israelis also back Hotovely following controversial comments.David Rosenberg, 12/11/2017, 10:29 AM

Hotovely: Arab lynch mobs won't chase us out of here

Deputy FM joins school children in returning to site where Arab lynch mob attacked the children during Bar Mitzvah hike last week.Yoni Kempinski, 12/8/2017, 1:05 PM

'A new chapter for the international community'

Israeli politicians praise Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as capital of Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/6/2017, 10:08 PM

'Reform leaders organized 'lynch' against Hotovely'

NY rabbi says Deputy Foreign Minister is correct in saying US Jews don't serve in army as Israelis do.Eliran Aharon:NY, 12/5/2017, 10:52 PM

Disrespecting American Jewry

Unfortunately, today in America we have become obsessed with making places safe—which is a great idea for physical safety, but not intellectual safety. Irwin Graulich, 11/29/2017, 5:00 PM

Prime Minister punishes Hotovely, nixes her Czech trip

Trip to Czech Republic by Deputy Foreign Minister reportedly was scrapped a week after her comments on US Jewry.JTA and Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/29/2017, 4:46 PM

Tzipi Hotovely has finally been discovered

With her celebrity in the US because of the Princeton Hillel boycott, comes a new price to pay — dealing with the hatchets swung by the “Gotcha!” crowd. They hate her because, without a fight, she defeated the rabid leftist rabbis of Hillel.Rabbi Prof. Dov Fischer, 11/27/2017, 2:48 PM

Anatomy of a smear 

It would be edifying if Israelis truly understood what is happening in American Jewish life and paid less attention to the instigators of insincere indignation, such as those who smeared Hotovely. Netanyahu should have supported her.Rabbi Steven Pruzansky, 11/26/2017, 7:19 AM

Watch: Hotovely meets lone soldiers

Amid uproar over her comments on American Jews, Deputy Foreign Minister meets lone soldiers for Thanksgiving dinner.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 11/24/2017, 10:00 PM

'Hotovely is brave, she attacked no one and hurt no one'

Sderot Hesder Yeshiva dean says critics of Deputy FM Hotovely 'only want to censure the government.'Ido Ben Porat, 11/24/2017, 12:52 PM

Netanyahu: Hotovely's words don't reflect my position

Prime Minister says in interview he completely rejects Deputy Foreign Minister's remarks on American Jews, urges unity.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/24/2017, 3:38 AM

'American Jewry is dwindling'

Amidst uproar over Tzipi Hotovely's comments on 'American Jews,' Israeli Chief Rabbi suggests looking at demographic data of American Jewry.Eliran Aharon, 11/23/2017, 10:48 PM

Hotovely 'spoke the truth', says American Rabbinic group

American Rabbinic group defends Dep. Foreign Min. Tzipi Hotovely following comments on American Jewry, decries 'witch hunt'.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/23/2017, 10:25 PM

'American Jews are important to me, I didn't mean to offend'

Deputy Foreign Minister speaks to Arutz Sheva about recent controversy over 'American Jews' comments. 'I didn't want message to be hostile.'Nitsan Keidar, 11/23/2017, 10:01 PM

Hotovely apologizes over 'American Jews' comments

'I salute every American Jew who joined the IDF, or who fought during World War II.I didn't mean to offend anyone, and I apologize.'David Rosenberg, 11/23/2017, 7:27 PM

Who is responsible for Israel's rupture with Diaspora Jewry?

The crisis between Israel and world Jewry has nothing to do with Israel's non-recognition of the Reform and Conservative movements. Opinion.Tzvi Lev, 11/23/2017, 6:51 PM

Left demands Deputy Minister Hotovely's suspension

MKs push PM to suspend Hotovely for comments on American Jews, suggesting Diaspora Jews fail to understand Israel's predicament.Mordechai Sones, 11/23/2017, 3:59 PM

Hotovely clarifies 'American Jews' remarks

MK Hotovely said in interview 'American Jews live comfortably and don't understand Israeli reality.' Prime Minister distances himself.Mordechai Sones, 11/23/2017, 11:23 AM

Reform 'are turning a holy place into a political dispute'

Deputy FM Hotovely says US Jews lead ‘comfortable’ lives, don’t serve in the military. PM Netanyahu: Hotovely's opinion isn't Israel's.JTA, Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/23/2017, 10:28 AM

'We have a friend in the White House'

Deputy Foreign Minister believes the Trump administration understands that the most important issue right now is Iran.Shimon Cohen, 11/20/2017, 6:05 AM

Minister Akunis welcomed at UCLA Hillel for Leonard Cohen event

A week after Princeton Hillel retracts invitation to Tzipi Hotovely, Science Minister attends event at UCLA honoring legendary singer.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/16/2017, 6:44 PM

Princeton Hillel apologizes for cancelling Hotovely speach

Head of Princeton University Hillel says cancellation of Deputy FM's speech was a mistake, Hillel was not seeking to 'silence' Hotovely.JTA, 11/8/2017, 3:25 PM