Is it really a second Holocaust?

Thoughts on the Rabbi Peretz controversy: Criticizing an educator who points out the magnitude of the problem won’t solve it. David Rubin, 7/12/2019, 4:50 PM

'Iran is performing nuclear blackmail'

Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz says Iranian threats prove nuclear deal left Iran too close to building nuclear weapons.Yoni Kempinski, 7/7/2019, 12:56 PM

'I'd love to see Shaked in the Likud - or leading United Right'

New Justice Minister will be appointed soon, says senior Likud lawmaker, while lauding outgoing minister Ayelet Shaked as 'electoral asset.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/5/2019, 8:59 AM

Israel accepts US-mediated talks with Lebanon on sea border

Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz says Israel will enter US-led talks Lebanon on maritime borders, offshore oil and gas exploration.AFP, 5/27/2019, 7:13 PM

Likud minister: To defeat Hamas, we need to conquer Gaza

Yuval Steinitz warns that reconquering Gaza is possible, but 'will exact a very heavy price.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/6/2019, 11:50 AM

'Israel fast becoming an energy powerhouse'

Prime Minister and Energy Minister dedicate lower part of Leviathan gas platform.Mordechai Sones, 1/31/2019, 4:16 PM

For first time since 2011: Israeli minister in Egypt

Minister Steinitz makes first state visit to Cairo since Arab Spring, participates in first regional gas forum.Mordechai Sones, 1/14/2019, 4:46 PM

Israeli energy minister makes rare visit to Egypt

Minister Yuval Steinitz visits Cairo for natural gas conference - the first such visit by an Israeli minister since 2017.AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/13/2019, 8:07 PM

'Judea, Samaria residents will no longer suffer water problems'

Energy Minister at new water drilling in Samaria with council head Yossi Dagan. 'Another stage in solving water supply to area residents.'Mordechai Sones, 1/2/2019, 12:30 PM

Energy Minister promises to block death penalty for terrorists

Yuval Steinitz refers to Gaza situation and attempts to consolidate calm: 'Possible to reach arrangement without bodies of Goldin and Shaul'Mordechai Sones, 11/5/2018, 6:36 PM

Cabinet Minister Steinitz responds to terror attack

Yuval Steinitz blames Abbas 'because these are messages of his education system for kids when they are 1, 2, 3 years old.'Yoni Kempinski, 10/7/2018, 4:43 PM

'The Palestinians went too far'

'Trump refused to turn the other cheek', says senior Israeli cabinet member after US closes PLO mission in Washington.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/12/2018, 10:52 AM

Likud minister: Closer than ever to Hamas collapse

Energy Minister Steinitz says Israel never signed peace agreement with Hamas.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/12/2018, 9:28 AM

Steinitz warns of 'broad military operation' against Hamas

Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz said that recent escalations of tensions between Hamas and Israel may lead to a breakout of war.Jonathan Benedek, 7/23/2018, 11:56 AM

Economic pressure could lead to Iranian collapse

Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz believes US determined to 'dry up' Tehran regime to force it to abandon nuclear program.Mordechai Sones, 7/11/2018, 4:36 PM

Energy Minister against Defense Ministry

Energy Minister Steinitz criticizes Defense Ministry conduct in attempts to solve water shortage, 'I couldn't understand their bureaucracy.'Eliran Aharon, 7/9/2018, 8:18 PM

Despite incomplete lineup, Western Wall committee convenes

Committee responsible for approving construction at mixed gender plaza meets despite resignation of another member - no decision expected.Nitzan Keidar, 7/8/2018, 1:14 PM

Energy Minister: Reform Kotel will be expanded by only one meter

Steinitz rejects criticism of expanding Western Wall Reform section. 'Protest and incitement from certain circles with no factual basis.'Mordechai Sones, 7/8/2018, 9:58 AM

Transfer of powers for Western Wall plan approved

Knesset approves transfer of authority in committee dealing with Western Wall plan from Regev and Shaked to Netanyahu and Steinitz.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/3/2018, 8:52 AM

'Canceling Western Wall compromise deal was a mistake'

Energy Minister says Israel must carry out an agreement with non-Orthodox movements and expand Kotel's mixed-gender prayer pavilion.Tzvi Lev, 7/1/2018, 8:29 PM

US, Israeli, energy ministers establish joint technology center

US and Israel team up to stop hackers from hitting critical sites.JTA, 6/27/2018, 7:34 AM

'The EU can go straight to hell'

Likud Minister responds to EU demands that Israel investigate use of force against Arab demonstrators in Haifa: 'Let them go to hell.'David Rosenberg, 5/23/2018, 12:26 PM

'We may have to eliminate Assad'

Senior Israeli minister warns Assad may be 'eliminated' if he continues to allow Iran to use Syria as base for attacks on Israel.David Rosenberg, 5/7/2018, 12:06 PM

'Assad will pay if he gives Iran platform to attack Israel'

Energy Minister speaks with Arutz Sheva about Iran's use of Syria as base for attacking Israel. 'This goes beyond chemical weapons issue.'Hezki Baruch, 4/15/2018, 12:56 PM

Will Jewish communities have no water during the summer?

Energy Minister holds urgent meeting with Yesha Council leaders after discovery that water infrastructure plans held up as summer approachesArutz Sheva Staff, 3/27/2018, 3:33 PM

'The Prime Minister makes decisions alone'

Likud Minister dismisses leaked accusations from state's witness that Netanyahu family affected PM's security-related decisions.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/6/2018, 10:30 AM

Steinitz meets American official over gas row with Lebanon

Energy Minister meets Acting Assistant Secretary of State to discuss oil and gas dispute with Lebanon.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/19/2018, 6:16 AM

Likud Minister: Protest against Attorney General was 'terrorism'

Energy Minister calls on police to take action against leftist demonstrators who disturbed AG as he recited mourner's prayer for his mother.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/21/2018, 12:15 PM

Israel restores power transfers to Gaza

Despite ongoing attacks on Israel from Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip, Israel restores 50 megawatt supply to Gaza.David Rosenberg, 1/7/2018, 6:11 PM

Steinitz: We have ties with 'many' Arab states

Amid reports of ties between Israel and Saudi Arabia, Energy Minister says Israel has covert ties with "many" Arab states.Elad Benari, 11/20/2017, 1:06 AM

Steinitz family member arrested in corruption probe

Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz's brother-in-law detained for questioning in police probe of submarine deal, nicknamed 'Case 3000.'Tzvi Lev, 9/12/2017, 10:27 AM

Turkish energy minister 'to visit Israel for pipeline deal'

As gas deal moves forward, Israel and Turkey work to conclude agrement and start construction.AFP, 7/12/2017, 3:08 PM

'The Palestinian Authority is responsible for terror attacks'

Energy Minister Steinitz says government wants united Jerusalem, PA must stop teaching youth to hate Israelis if it wants peace deal.Chana Roberts, 6/18/2017, 12:20 PM

'We need to minimize the risks'

Israel’s government takes climate change seriously. Here's how.JTA, 6/4/2017, 7:18 AM

Israeli officials concerned about US-Saudi military deal

Israel Ministers worry $110 billion deal between President Trump and Saudi Arabia could erode Israeli's qualitative edge.Gary Willig, 5/21/2017, 9:53 PM

'Jordan's response to terror attack is extreme and baseless'

Likud minister blasts Jordan, after it blamed Israel for shooting Jordanian national who carried out terror attack yesterday in J'lem.Tal Polon, 5/14/2017, 10:01 AM

'There's no one for Israel to negotiate with'

Likud Minister says PA chief Mahmoud Abbas too extreme to ever reach agreement with Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/13/2017, 9:56 AM

Likud Minister: The time has come to deal with Iran

Minister Steinitz says that talk between PM and Trump will focus on Iran, and that the PM won't retract support for a Palestinian state.Shimon Cohen, 2/14/2017, 8:20 AM

Steinitz: If Regulation Law cancelled- another draft is ready

Minister of Infrastructure Yuval Steinitz says that there are other alternatives to Regulation Law if Supreme Court disqualifies itHezki Baruch, 2/8/2017, 7:18 PM

Likud Minister: We are all praying for seriousness and courage

Likud Minister expresses optimism that Trump will stay true to promise to move embassy to J'lem. "If US acts, other countries will follow."Tal Polon, 1/20/2017, 9:30 AM

Speaker Ryan: Obama abstention 'absolutely shameful'

House Speaker, Senator McCain and Israeli lawmakers blast Obama administration for abstaining at the UN Security Council.Ben Ariel, Canada, 12/23/2016, 10:23 PM

Likud Minister: Abbas is our greatest enemy

'Mahmoud Abbas is even more of an enemy than Yasser Arafat was,' says senior Likud member.David Rosenberg, 12/1/2016, 3:51 PM

Minister Yuval Steinitz: UNESCO decision 'anti-Semitic'

In interview with Arutz Sheva, Energy and Infrastructure minister Yuval Steinitz describes UNESCO decision as anti-Jewish and anti-Semitic.Arutz Sheva, 10/19/2016, 3:10 PM

Israel and Turkey to discuss gas pipeline

Israel and Turkey agree to begin discussions on building a gas pipeline to pump Israeli gas to Europe.Elad Benari, 10/14/2016, 4:44 AM

Steinitz set to visit Turkey this week

Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz is set to visit Turkey later this week, in first Israeli visit to Turkey on the ministerial level in 6 years.AFP, 10/10/2016, 6:32 PM

Steinitz to meet Turkish counterpart in Istanbul

Israel's Energy Minister expected to meet his Turkish counterpart on Thursday.Elad Benari, 10/9/2016, 6:42 AM

Energy Minister: Arabs prefer monetary compensation to land

Minister Yuval Steinitz says destruction of Jewish homes is political, not legal; Arabs would prefer compensation and not the land itself.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/24/2016, 10:33 PM

Barak leaked information from top secret meeting

Ehud Barak retorts 'the rags who let Netanyahu wash the floor with them continue spouting nonsense.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/18/2016, 4:27 PM

'A boycott of Judea and Samaria is a boycott of all of Israel'

Minister Yuval Steinitz visits the industrial zone in northern Samaria, blasts Brussels Airlines boycott of Israeli halva.Reut Hadar, 8/26/2016, 5:16 AM

Minister: 'Bad Iranian deal' not a success yet

Yuval Steinitz acknowledges Iranians have respected deal during first year, but says it is too early to call it a success.AFP, 8/7/2016, 10:48 AM

End of the Samaria water crisis?

Water Minister Yuval Steinitz describes the emergency measures taken to break the water crisis in Samaria.Rachel Kaplan and Shimon Cohen, 7/28/2016, 10:00 PM

Steinitz's plan to save Amona

Minister Yuval Steinitz speaks about his plan to save Amona from demolition, and plans to solve water crisis in northern Samaria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/20/2016, 2:47 PM

'How can you evacuate an entire community?'

Government Minister asks Knesset members why Amona community that stands to be evacuated is any different from other places in IsraelUzi Baruch, 7/18/2016, 10:14 PM

Shaked 'won't let any rabbinic judges be disqualified'

Source close to Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked insists she won't give in to pressure against religious Zionist rabbinic judges.Shlomo Piotrokovsky, 7/12/2016, 1:52 PM

Political fight threatens to leave rabbinic courts half empty

Appointment committee meeting canceled after Chief Rabbis refuse to attend. Shas demands Sephardi majority on Supreme Court.Hezki Baruch, 7/6/2016, 3:59 PM

Steinitz in Amona: 'I'll work to avert tragedy'

Infrastructure Minister Yuval Steinitz visits Amona; 'It's unthinkable to simply evacuate entire towns for judicial reasons'.Eliran Aharon, 6/28/2016, 2:16 PM

‘Palestinians must learn to properly condemn terrorist attacks’

Israeli Ministers condemn Orlando nightclub massacre, call to fight radical Islam.Shoshana Miskin Perez, 6/13/2016, 5:20 PM