Likud Minister: Bennett trying to gain political capital

Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely attacks Education Minister: 'Shame such an important subject became a populist and political debate.'Mordechai Sones, 3/16/2017, 4:32 PM

'No freedom of religion without Jewish sovereignty'

Deputy Foreign Minister takes foreign ambassadors to Ammunition Hill for 50th anniversary of reunification of Jerusalem.Eliran Baruch, 3/14/2017, 3:49 PM

Hotovely: Make Knesset meetings parent-friendly

Deputy Foreign Minister Hotovely speaks about change in Knesset's makeup, need for Knesset's hours to become more parent-friendly.Hezki Baruch, 3/8/2017, 8:40 AM

Hotovely: Enough of Liberman's scare tactics

Deputy Foreign Minister blasts Defense Minister's warning against annexation of parts of Judea and Samaria, accuses him of intimidation.Hezki Baruch, 3/6/2017, 12:56 PM

'Moving the embassy would show US has returned to Middle East'

Deputy Foreign Minister meets US Congressman on trip to examine possibility of moving US embassy to Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/5/2017, 9:56 PM

Bill for sovereignty over Ma'aleh Adumim delayed at PM's request

Ministerial Committee on Legislation agrees to delay vote on sovereignty bill after PM request in order to coordinate move with US.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/3/2017, 10:51 AM

Paris attack: 'The ugliest anti-Semitism is rearing its head'

Deputy Foreign Minister reacts to brutal attack against young Jews in Paris this week.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/24/2017, 11:28 AM

Hotovely: Two-state solution 'impossible'

Deputy Foreign Minister tells Conference of Presidents: Two-state solution “impossible”, the Palestinians want Israel not to exist.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/22/2017, 5:16 AM

Deputy FM Hotovely: 'Two-state epoch has ended'

Deputy FM Tzipi Hotovely says'finally pressure won't be exerted on us and we'll be able to shape our future according to national interests'Yoel Domb, 2/15/2017, 8:55 PM

Zionist Union MK: Why aren't you annexing?

After Deputy Foreign Min. Hotovely calls to annex Judea and Samaria, Zionist Union MK Bar-Lev retorts: 'Why aren't you annexing?'Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/14/2017, 1:52 PM

Hotovely calls for gradual sovereignty

Deputy Foreign Minister: The "settlers" are the ones under occupation, and it’s time to end the occupation.Yoni Kempinski, 2/13/2017, 3:15 AM

'The Regulation Law reflects a just legal principle'

Deputy Foreign Minister Hotovely points out the underlying false premises of those seeking to undermine the Regulation Law.Tal Polon, 2/8/2017, 3:17 PM

Deputy FM Hotovely: Consulates to follow US embassy to Jerusalem

Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely (Likud) says other consulates will follow US embassy to Jerusalem.Hezki Baruch, 2/6/2017, 5:06 PM

'Securing Jerusalem - by annexing Maaleh Adumim'

Deputy FM says key to securing united Jerusalem is annexing metropolitan area, extending sovereignty from Jerusalem to surrounding towns.Hezki Baruch, 2/5/2017, 4:13 PM

'White House knows settlements aren't an obstacle to peace'

Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely says Jews have the right to build in Judea and Samaria, time has come for alternatives to two-states.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/3/2017, 12:05 PM

Deputy FM: This term will decide Judea and Samaria's fate

Tzipi Hotovely speaks about US President Trump's inauguration and the proposed law to apply Israeli sovereignty to Ma'ale Adumim.Hezki Baruch, 1/21/2017, 10:34 PM

Foreign Ministry welcomes Torah scroll from Bucharest

Foreign Ministry synagogue holds traditional ceremony welcoming Torah scroll from Bucharest.Hezki Baruch, 1/15/2017, 1:05 PM

Hotovely: Paris conference will distance peace

Deputy Foreign Minister reiterates Israel’s objection to the Paris peace conference, likens it to "a wedding without a bride and groom".Nitsan Keidar, 1/12/2017, 3:02 AM

'We will work with Trump at UN'

Deputy Israeli FM Hotovely said Israeli government willing to work with Trump to repeal anti-Israel UN resolutionYoel Domb, 1/8/2017, 4:46 PM

Foreign Ministry corrects foreign media on Azariya trial

Deputy Foreign Minister complains to NYT and CNN for Azariya trial headlines failing to mention that the Arab killed was a terrorist.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/4/2017, 6:17 PM

'Security Council a catalyst for more Jews in Judea and Samaria'

Deputy Foreign Minister says more Jews live in Judea and Samaria after UN resolutions, BDS movement failing.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/2/2017, 7:15 PM

'We are not a protectorate'

In a special interview with Arutz 7, Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely says now is the time to apply Israeli law to Judea and Samaria.Benny Toker, 12/27/2016, 1:24 PM

'We have patience, our conflict is still young'

Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely says conflict with Arabs 'young' compared to other conflicts with lasted centuries.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/8/2016, 5:15 PM

'Convey this message to Abbas: Stop diplomatic terrorism'

Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely met with the Foreign Minister of Uruguay and asked him to tell Abbas to stop diplomatic war on IsraelArutz Sheva Staff, 12/1/2016, 8:23 PM

Hotovely: Transferring Jews is ethnic cleansing

Deputy Foreign Minister calls to end the 'myth of the occupation' and end push for Palestinian statehood.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/23/2016, 10:52 AM

China to Israel: You are a technological powerhouse

The Chinese Deputy Minister of Science is visiting Israel to mark 25 years of China-Israel relations.Hezki Baruch, 11/21/2016, 5:48 PM

Deputy Foreign Minister speaks about Trump victory

Watch: MK Tzipi Hotovely hopes for a new page in Israel-US relations as Trump enters office.Yoni Kempinski, 11/10/2016, 6:40 AM

Will Trump keep his promises on Israel?

Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely believes Trump will move the US embassy to Jerusalem, and not force construction freeze.Hezki Baruch, 11/9/2016, 4:05 PM

Foreign Ministry takes action against leftist organizations

Deputy Foreign Minister calls to suspend connections with the Minerva Center for Human Rights at Hebrew University.Arutz Sheva staff, 10/17/2016, 9:39 PM

Hotovely: UNESCO decision an 'affront' to Jews and Christians

Deputy Foreign Minister says UNESCO resolution denying Jewish connection to Kotel a disgrace and an attack on both Jews and Christians.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/13/2016, 8:33 PM

Hotovely: Government not continuing Peres' legacy

Deputy FM Tzipi Hotovely says Israel has legitimate right to enlarge existing communities in Judea and Samaria and thus solve Amona problem.Yoel Domb, 10/6/2016, 8:25 AM

MK Hotovely: 'Israel is waiting for all of French Jewry'

Speaking from the Tomb of the Patriarchs, the Deputy Foreign Minister told French immigrants: 'the State needs you here, the Jewish home.'Hezki Baruch, 8/15/2016, 7:17 PM

Ministry warns: Hamas NGO scandal deeper than imagined

Foreign Affairs Min. Director Dore Gold, after World Vision donation scandal: "More humanitarian aid organizations helping Hamas."Rachel Kaplan, 8/4/2016, 6:44 PM

Hotovely warns Bennett: Don't topple the right-wing

Deputy FM calls on Bennett not to bring down 'most nationalist govt. in years,' warns of repeat of right-wing disunity that led to Oslo.Nitsan Keidar, 5/29/2016, 9:35 PM

'There's no reason why we should throw Labor a lifeline'

Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely argues a unity government would reward the party despite inherent incompatibilities.Arutz Sheva staff, 5/13/2016, 1:37 PM

Deputy Minister Hotovely welcomes newest addition to the family

Deputy Foreign Minister releases first pictures of daughter Eliraz.Ido Ben Porat, 4/28/2016, 9:44 AM

Deputy Foreign Minister gives birth to daughter

Second daughter born to Tzipi Hotovely; Eliraz to join sister Maayan and father Or Elon.Tova Dvorin, 4/24/2016, 1:17 PM

Top female politicians welcome Katzav ruling

Leading politicians on all sides of political spectrum welcome rejection of request to shorten sentence of ex-president, convicted of rape.Hezki Baruch, 4/6/2016, 1:35 PM

Israeli Hasbara competition begins

Foreign Ministry declares a competition for citizens and professional companies to make short pro-Israel videos. Nitsan Keidar, 4/4/2016, 8:26 AM

Dep FM: 'No European leader will convince us to commit suicide'

Tzipi Hotovely tells Arutz Sheva that Israel doesn't need to be afraid of recent international pressure and threats.Nitsan Keidar, 3/29/2016, 8:39 AM

MKs left and right furious over 'Breaking the Silence' report

MKs demand investigation after TV report says leftist group may have gathered sensitive information.Ben Ariel, 3/18/2016, 4:16 AM

Hotovely speaks with Harvard law students on Judea-Samaria

Deputy FM meets 50 law students, explains to them the 'occupation is a Palestinian lie' in a meeting on history and international law.Hezki Baruch, 3/16/2016, 1:54 PM

MK Hazan threatens to topple the government unless gets his way

Oren Hazan warns that he will quit coalition unless his punishment is lifted. This would leave government without a majority in the Knesset.Ido Ben-Porat, 3/1/2016, 7:31 AM

Knesset uproar as Arab MKs meet terrorists' families

Netanyahu promises repercussions, Liberman calls to expel 'terrorist' MKs from Israel, while Bennett says 'Arab public better than them.'Hezki Baruch, 2/4/2016, 8:06 PM

Judea and Samaria exporters to find new markets in Asia

Foreign Ministry, IEI pledge to help Israeli businesses impacted by EU labeling find new markets in Asia.Raphael Poch, 2/2/2016, 2:37 PM

Hotovely visits Gush Etzion: We are here to stay

Gush Etzion mayor thanks Deputy FM for her visit, says it is a 'positive start' to advancing Israeli sovereignty in Judea-Samaria.Eliran Aharon, 2/1/2016, 10:55 PM

UN officially grants ZAKA consultative status

Israeli Ambassador to UN Danny Danon praises 'diplomatic win' for Israel as emergency response org. receives status it deserves.Uzi Baruch, 1/27/2016, 5:42 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

In WSJ oped, Hotovely asks: Where's all the aid to the PA going?

Deputy Foreign Minister accuses international donors of not even bothering to track how billions in aid are being misused to fund terror.Ari Soffer, 1/25/2016, 11:38 AM

'Huge sums from abroad are funding Arab terror'

Hotovely slams hundreds of millions of dollars going to PA, after Dafna Meir's murderer found to be a 'product of wild PA incitement.'Nitsan Keidar, 1/24/2016, 6:34 PM

'Open a Door to Israel' exhibit opens in Rome

A new interactive exhibit to educate the world about Israeli society launched in Rome with Deputy Foreign Minister in attendance.Yoni Kempsinki, 1/24/2016, 12:26 PM

Swedish Foreign Minister under investigation for bribery

Outspokenly anti-Israel Foreign Minister, Margot Wallstrom, under investigation for illegally circumventing years-long housing wait list.Matt Wanderman, 1/19/2016, 1:44 PM

'Europe encourages Palestinians to incite to kill Israelis'

Diplomatic officials respond angrily to EU decision that agreements won't apply to Judea, Samaria.Nitsan Keidar, 1/19/2016, 7:37 AM

Outrage in Israel over EU's resolution

Officials in Israel warn the EU is helping out the PA's anti-Israel efforts with its latest resolution on Judea and Samaria.Nitsan Keidar, 1/19/2016, 12:12 AM

Israel reprimands Swedish envoy for FM's 'execution' charge

Foreign Ministry tells Carl Magnus that Swedish FM will play no role in 'foreseeable future' with regard to Israeil-Palestinian relations.Cynthia Blank, 1/13/2016, 8:18 PM

Deputy FM bans Swedish officials from visiting Israel

Hotovely takes Foreign Ministry cadets on Samaria tour, says after Swedish FM's outburst that 'Israel has closed doors on official visits.'Yoni Kempinski, 1/13/2016, 1:39 PM

Deputy FM tells the world 'Israel is ours' - through art

Hotovely explains new painting in her office showing sites the Torah records were purchased by the Jews, in 'discourse change' on rights.Nitsan Keidar, 1/7/2016, 7:02 PM