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

Israel to act to approve Dayan's appointment in Brazil

Deputy Foreign Minister to present plan to convince Brazil to accept the appointment of former Yesha Council head as Israeli ambassador.Nitsan Keidar, 12/27/2015, 6:22 AM

Hotovely shows France the PA's 'terror dolls'

Deputy FM meets French parliament and urges it to stop funding incitement; 'so many demands on Israel, not one on the Palestinians.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/18/2015, 9:25 AM

'The EU has loyal friends in Israel who boycott Jews'

Deputy FM Hotovely, MK Hazan and Samaria council head slam Israeli editors of 'Guide to Israeli Wine' for boycott of Judea-Samaria.Ari Yashar, 12/16/2015, 8:22 AM

'Terror dolls being used to poison minds of young children'

Deputy FM Tzipi Hotovely urges international community to take stand against the PA's 'incitement to violence.'Cynthia Blank, 12/9/2015, 5:45 PM

Israel's Foreign Ministry takes on social media incitement

New bureau will tackle online incitement by locating content harmful to Israel while also engaging in advocacy and dialogue.Nitsan Keidar, 11/29/2015, 9:22 AM

Israel calls to dismantle Palestinian 'refugee camps'

Deputy foreign minister says 'refugee camps' must be taken down, Palestinian 'right of return' taken off agenda.Hezki Baruch, 11/23/2015, 8:48 AM

Dep. FM heads for Munich to memorialize '72 Olympics massacre

MK Hotovely will lay cornerstone of memorial room for 11 athletes murdered by terrorists in 1972 Olympics.Gil Ronen, 11/9/2015, 1:50 PM

Hotovely opens war against EU labeling of Israeli goods

'There are over 200 territorial disputes in the world, but the European Union is singling out Israel,' Dept. Foreign Minister declares.Yoni Kempinski and Ari Soffer, 11/3/2015, 5:39 PM

Foreign Ministry cadets headed to Samaria

Changes to Foreign Ministry cadet course will enable future ambassadors to better defend Israel in the international sphere.Nitsan Keidar, 11/1/2015, 9:18 AM

PM nixes Hotovely press briefing over Temple Mount spat

Netanyahu tells deputy foreign minister to stop talking about the Temple Mount after she says she'd like to see Israeli flag on the Mount.Gil Ronen, 10/28/2015, 8:03 AM

PM gently rebukes Hotovely for Temple Mount remarks

Deputy Foreign Minister aroused criticism when she said she dreams of seeing Israel's flag on the Temple Mount.Gil Ronen, 10/27/2015, 8:10 AM

MK: Hotovely is a 'messianic nut' who should be fired

MK Yoel Hasson demanded that PM Netanyahu fire Deputy FM Tzipi Hotovely - for wishing to see an Israeli flag on the Temple Mount.Moshe Cohen, 10/26/2015, 10:30 PM

Hotovely: Palestinians promoting a 'culture of death'

Deputy Foreign Minister quotes poems taught to Palestinian children which glorify martyrs.Nitsan Keidar, 10/23/2015, 3:46 AM

'Arafat's Legacy of Lies Continues with Abbas'

Foreign Ministry officials confirm to Arutz Sheva an active fight against the PA's push to claim the Kotel as their own.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/19/2015, 7:07 PM

Deputy Foreign Minister Blames Abbas for 'Culture of Death'

In Wall Street Journal op-ed, Tzipi Hotovely squarely blames PA chief for current murder wave.Gil Ronen, 10/19/2015, 3:03 PM