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

Foreign Ministry Launches Media War Against PA Incitement

'Incitement is the #1 wave of terror affecting us today,' Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely states after critical meeting.Nitsan Keidar, 10/7/2015, 8:57 PM

Hotovely Calls to 'Amplify' Building in Judea-Samaria

Deputy Foreign Minister expresses support for Judea-Samaria mayors' call to increase security and resume construction.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, 10/6/2015, 5:07 PM

Hotovely: Abbas's UN Speech Was Full of Incitement

Deputy Foreign Minister says PA has chosen to distance itself from peace and is losing the support of the world.Eliran Aharon, 10/4/2015, 5:12 AM

Ministers: Abbas is Responsible For the Murder

Ministers blame Abbas's 'mechanism of murder' in UN incitement against Israel in murder of a young couple in Samaria.Ari Yashar, 10/1/2015, 9:56 PM

Hotovely Confronts Jordanian Foreign Minister at UN

Deputy FM cuts off Jordanian as he says 'IDF soldiers defile Al-Aqsa with their feet,' compares his 'warping of history' to Arafat's.Hezki Baruch, 10/1/2015, 8:44 PM

Deputy FM Demands Abbas Stop Incitement

Conflict will only end when PA changes its priorities of violence, Tzipi Hotovely tells international officials in New York.Eliran Aharon, 10/1/2015, 9:48 AM

Hotovely Takes on BDS: We Have 4,000 Years of History Here

In BBC interview, Deputy Foreign Minister says BDS 'not a human rights movement', but simply committed to destroying Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/16/2015, 4:03 PM

Could a Religous Woman Be Israel's Next Foreign Minister?

The High Court ruled that a Health Minister needed to be appointed within 60 days, and that is likely to apply to the Foreign Ministry too.Yaakov Levi, 8/23/2015, 11:00 PM

Liberman Dismisses 'Leperous' Hotovely

Liberman brushes off accusations of weakness during his tenure as FM, calls current Deputy Foreign Minister Hotovely a 'leper.'Haim Lev, 8/9/2015, 10:56 AM

Former ISA Chief Accuses Religious Zionists of 'Domination'

Strong backlash after Yuval Diskin claims Israel's religious community is creating 'a new Judea' in incitement-laced post.Tova Dvorin, 8/8/2015, 10:48 PM

Hotovely: It's Our Right to Build in Judea and Samaria

Deputy Minister Hotovely tells Arutz Sheva the world needs to realize the obstacle to peace is Arab terror.Eliran Aharon, 7/30/2015, 10:56 PM

Hotovely Declares War on European Funding of Leftist NGOs

Deputy FM Hotovely tells Arutz Sheva she is demanding European states stop funding subversive Israeli groups immediately.Nitsan Keidar, 7/21/2015, 9:34 PM

Leftist Journalist Blasts Hotovely Over Diplomats' Kotel Visits

Journalist Ben Caspit says that requiring foreign diplomats to visit the Kotel is like being forced to visit a church in New York.Ido Ben Porat, 7/17/2015, 2:15 AM

ICC to Reopen Mavi Marmara Case Against IDF

Deputy FM Hotovely slams ICC for becoming 'Palestinian propaganda tool,' after it decides to reopen flotilla 'war crimes' charges.Ari Yashar, 7/16/2015, 8:36 PM

Hotovely: Kotel to be Part of Official Diplomatic Visits

International guests in Israel on official visits will be taken to the Kotel as part of their itinerary, the Foreign Ministry has decided.Moshe Cohen, 7/16/2015, 8:15 AM

Deputy FM: Leftists Were Cured by Visiting Samaria

Hotovely visits Samaria, says tours of the region have had serious impact on public opinion leaders, weighs in on Council head elections.Orli Harari, 7/11/2015, 10:28 PM

Ancient Jewish Town Recognized as World Heritage Site

Beit She'arim, home and resting place to Mishna editor Rabbi Yehuda HaNasi, becomes a UNESCO World Heritage Site.Orli Harari, 7/5/2015, 2:55 PM

Academics Urge Gov't: Make Israel's Legal Case for Judea-Samaria

Professors call on Deputy FM Hotovely to release formal response clarifying Israel's legal presence in Judea-Samaria.Uzi Baruch, 7/3/2015, 9:30 AM

Government Urged to Take Action After Latest Terrorist Attacks

Acting head of Shomron Regional Council urges government to "act mercilessly against savages who turn civilians into targets".Elad Benari, 6/30/2015, 1:14 AM

Hotovely: The Flotilla Doesn't Change Our Right to Self-Defense

In a special interview with Arutz Sheva, Deputy Foreign Minister says Israel is using good "quiet diplomacy" to combat the latest flotilla.Shimon Cohen, 6/29/2015, 12:15 AM

MKs Slam Oren's Claim Obama Obsessed with Pleasing Muslim World

MK Michael Oren under fire from fellow Israeli politicians in the wake of second op-ed attacking US President's relationship with Israel.Cynthia Blank, 6/21/2015, 2:58 PM

Hotovely: UN's Ban is Showing His 'Outrageous' Anti-Israel Bias

Pointing out daily slaughter of children in Middle East, deputy FM slams UN head's accusation about Gazan children.Hezki Baruch, 6/18/2015, 10:27 PM

Rabbi Lau: Church Arson 'Completely At Odds' with Jewish Values

Sweeping condemnation as police arrest 16 residents of Samaria Thursday afternoon in connection with the fire at a Galilee church.Moshe Cohen , 6/18/2015, 12:44 PM

Hotovely Slams Church Arson, Defacement

Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipt Hotovely on Thursday condemned the burning and graffiti desecration of a church.Moshe Cohen, 6/18/2015, 10:26 AM

Watch: 'World Wants to Tie Both Our Hands Behind our Backs'

Deputy minister Hotovely and foreign ministry director Dore Gold present report vindicating IDF's fight against Hamas terror last summer.Ari Yashar, 6/15/2015, 12:47 PM

Liberman: Israel's Report on Gaza Correct, UN's is 'Trash'

Former Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman praised the report released by Israel on Operation Protective Edge.Yaakov Levi, 6/14/2015, 8:08 PM

Justice Minister: Tell Everyone That IDF is a 'Just' Army

Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked on Sunday called on Israelis to publicize far and wide the report on Operation Protective Edge.Yaakov Levi, 6/14/2015, 4:08 PM

Hotovely: Israel Not Involved in Iran Spy Hacking

Israel officially denies any connection to allegations it spied on Western powers while they discussed Tehran's nuclear program.Yaakov Levi, 6/11/2015, 11:05 AM

Orange CEO Apologizes to Hotovely for Boycott 'Misunderstanding'

In a letter to Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely, Orange CEO Stephane Richard again proclaimed his 'affection' for Israel.Yaakov Levi, 6/10/2015, 4:17 PM

Ex-Likud Minister Meridor Says Zionism Isn't Religious

Meridor debates Hotovely over her citing of Torah, says Israel must ignore religious rights and offer a Palestinian state outline to UN.Yoni Kempinski, 6/8/2015, 9:46 PM

Hotovely: Israeli Weakness Provokes International Pressure

Deputy FM promises no flip-flop of views under int'l pressure, outlines policy moving focus from security to justice of Israel's cause.Shlomo Pyotrkovsky, Yoni Kempinski, 6/8/2015, 4:39 PM

Hotovely: We Expect the French Government to Condemn Orange

Deputy Foreign Minister calls on France to condemn Orange's decision to cut ties with Israel.Ben Ariel, 6/5/2015, 12:13 AM

Hotovely to Orange CEO: Take Back Your Remarks

Deputy Foreign Minister asks CEO of Orange mobile company to take back comments on ending ties with Israel.Nitsan Keidar, 6/4/2015, 4:46 AM

Lapid: Orange CEO Has 'A Lot of Chutzpah'

MKs in Israel were up in arms over comments by Orange CEO Stephane Richard that he would end the company's franchise contract if he could.Moshe Cohen, 6/4/2015, 1:14 AM

Zurich Claims Anti-IDF Event is 'Very Balanced'

MFA files formal complaint over Breaking the Silence's exhibit on 'life in the West Bank' to Bern; Zurich: this starts dialogue.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/3/2015, 5:38 PM

Hotovely Takes On Anti-IDF Exhibit in Switzerland

Deputy FM orders ministry to snap into action against Breaking the Silence exhibit presenting 'testimony' besmirching the IDF.Nitsan Keidar, Ari Yashar, 6/2/2015, 3:53 PM

Hamas Front Group Receives UN Status

Palestinian Rights Center made an official UN NGO; Hotovely: move 'awards a prize to terrorism.'Tova Dvorin and Hezki Baruch, 6/1/2015, 10:57 PM

Associates: MK Hazan Demands Deputy Foreign Minister

According to associates of the freshman Likud MK, Oren Hazan will be demanding rotation of deputy foreign minister with Tzipi Hotovely.Cynthia Blank, 5/31/2015, 12:05 PM

Tzipi Hotovely: Continuing a Legacy from the Prophets of Israel

Clarity and truth are the keys to explaining the justice of Israel's cause. Ronn Torossian, 5/31/2015, 12:00 AM