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, Thursday, 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, Tuesday, 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

Hillel's Conservative Rabbi Julie Roth is a second time offender

Op-ed: The head of Hillel at Princeton is more worried about how Muslims feel than about Jewish students' rights to hear Israel's side of the story. David Bedein, 11/8/2017, 6:04 AM

Princeton Chabad hosts Hotovely speech after Hillel cancels

Left-wing group pressures Princeton campus Hillel to cancel speech by Israeli Deputy FM over political views. Speech made at campus Chabad.JTA, 11/7/2017, 10:20 PM

Why was Deputy Foreign Minister's lecture canceled?

Tzipi Hotovely's lecture at Princeton Hillel cancelled following pressure by another Jewish organization. Hotovely will speak elsewhere.Nitsan Keidar, 11/6/2017, 11:34 PM

Dep FM: Moral relativism skews students' views of Israel

Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely says US college students ignorant about Israel, cannot recognize evil of terrorism.Yoni Kempinski, 11/6/2017, 3:41 PM

'Museum of the Bible' to open in Washington

Deputy Foreign Minister Hotovely gets a special tour of the eight-floor museum. 'The museum embodies our rich heritage since Creation.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/5/2017, 11:32 AM

Deputy FM to visit prestigious US universities

Deputy Foreign Minister Hotovely leaves on US campus tour to support pro-Israel activists and fight anti-Israeli propaganda and lies.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/2/2017, 12:56 PM

Hotovely: We're fighting over a fundamental, lifesaving matter

Dep. Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely visits protesters near PM's residence demanding security infrastructure in Judea and Samaria.Eliran Aharon, 10/26/2017, 5:40 PM

'US understands Israel's decision not to negotiate with PA'

Deputy Foreign Minister sees cabinet's decision to freeze diplomatic negotiations as long as Hamas does not reform as a breakthrough.Shimon Cohen, 10/18/2017, 7:47 PM

'Our mission is to fight the industry of lies'

Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely says BDS works to spread lies, notes 'dramatic changes' in way Israel can spread truth.Chana Roberts, 10/18/2017, 1:02 PM

'Political isolation? It is irrelevant'

Dozens of lawmakers from around the world tour Samaria. 'We want you to be our ambassadors around the world.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/8/2017, 10:45 PM

'Move embassy to Jerusalem to give peace a chance'

Dep. Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely responds to Trump's comments that he wants to 'give peace a shot' before moving embassy to Jerusalem.Yoni Kempinski, 10/8/2017, 4:02 PM

Watch: A message for Jason Greenblatt

Deputy Foreign Minister records message in front of terror-stricken community of Har Adar addressed to US peace envoy, currently in Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/27/2017, 7:07 PM

'There is no point negotiating with those who encourage terror'

Deputy Foreign Minister Hotovely has message for US following murderous attack ahead of US envoy Greenblatt's visit.Tal Polon, 9/26/2017, 9:41 AM

'There is a promise to move the US embassy to Jerusalem'

Deputy FM Tzipi Hotovely says all US representatives told her Trump still intends to move embassy to Jerusalem.Benny Tocker, 9/18/2017, 8:11 PM

Deputy FM tears apart 'Palestinian refugee' myth

Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely says it's inconceivable that UNRWA grants refugee status to fifth-generation 'Palestinians.'Chana Roberts, 9/13/2017, 1:48 PM

Hotovely shows Jewish leaders the Palestinian map

Deputy Foreign Minister meets Conference of Presidents, says PA perpetuating the right of return.Nitsan Keidar, 9/13/2017, 5:02 AM

'The UN is playing with fire'

Tzipi Hotovely warns UN's attempts to harm Israel will boomerang,' cause organization to lose funding.Gary Willig, 9/12/2017, 9:39 PM

Hotovely in US: Palestinians not refugees

Deputy FM to meet US Deputy Secretary of State in Washington. 'Will raise UNRWA issue; must open new chapter in attitude toward refugees.'Mordechai Sones, 9/11/2017, 7:14 PM

Ted Cruz, Hotovely team up to take on UN agency

Texas Senator, Israeli Dep. Foreign Minister look to end perpetual refugee status of Palestinian Arabs.David Rosenberg, 9/11/2017, 10:31 AM

Israeli diplomat vs the State of Israel

Bedouin diplomat calls on international court to try Israeli officials over what he says are Israel's plans to destroy his home village.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/17/2017, 7:53 PM

Jordan sets conditions for return of Israeli Embassy staff

Jordan demands that security official who shot attacking terrorist be tried in Israel as condition for return of Embassy staff to Jordan.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/27/2017, 1:38 PM

Hotovely: Security on Temple Mount meant to save lives

Deputy Foreign Minister tells BBC: The Palestinians created the problem on the Temple Mount and are now lying about it.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/26/2017, 6:12 AM

'You are the proof of the failure of BDS'

Deputy Foreign Minister tells delegation of US officials and business leaders that their visit to Israel is proof of failure of BDS movementArutz Sheva Staff, 7/18/2017, 5:54 PM

Watch: Hotovely demolishes fake news

Deputy FM handily repulses Australia '60 Minutes' disinformation barrage.Mordechai Sones, 7/16/2017, 12:20 PM

Hotovely to Arab MKs: You are thieves of history

Deputy Foreign Minister says Arab MKs, UNESCO should read the Bible and the [empty] book of Palestinian history.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/13/2017, 10:35 AM

Hotovely: A mark of shame for UNESCO

Deputy FM Hotovely says newest UNESCO resolution is a 'mark of shame,' slams Arabs for trying to appropriate Jewish symbols.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/7/2017, 2:12 PM

WATCH: Hotovely defends Cave of the Patriarchs before the UN

Deputy Foreign Minister warns countries participating in UN effort to classify Jewish holy site 'Palestinian' risk aggravating conflict.Mordechai Sones, 6/27/2017, 7:33 PM

Construction in Qalqiliya: 'Someone's lost their mind'

IDF regulations ignored to allow Arab city to expand to within 50 meters of security fence.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/15/2017, 9:24 PM

Hotovely: Time to think of Yesha communities as 'normal'

Deputy Foreign Minister: 'If they approve 14,000 housing units in Qalqilya in the PA, we must demand today 14,000 housing units in Ariel.'Hezki Baruch, 6/15/2017, 11:01 AM

'The decision to expand Qalqilya must be reassessed'

Likud Ministers blast PM's plan to expand Arab city at the expense of land intended for Jewish development.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/15/2017, 8:51 AM

Netanyahu: Nauru has been a wonderful friend to Israel

PM Netanyahu speaks to Nauru president about future cooperation with Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/12/2017, 1:31 PM