Ministry of Culture to cease funding anti-Israel artists

Culture Minister Regev to propose new law on Wednesday that will allow Ministry to revoke support of organizations deemed anti-Israel.Raphael Poch, 1/26/2016, 11:47 AM

Apparatchik says rightists have no culture

MK Shuli Muallem wants Culture Ministry to get rid of an elitist leftist committee member.Hezki Baruch, 12/14/2015, 4:01 PM

Regev: Bennett has no right to give out Jewish culture awards

A seemingly innocent project - giving out awards to artists for their work in Jewish culture - has generated an inter-ministry dispute.Moshe Cohen, 12/8/2015, 2:45 AM

IDF soldiers' salaries to increase by 50 percent

Government approves substantial pay raise for IDF soldiers; 'No more appropriate time than on eve of Hanukkah,' says Netanyahu.Hezki Baruch, 12/6/2015, 1:25 PM

Regev to consider revoking funding from 'Nakba' film festival

Culture and Sports Minister orders the establishment of a team to examine films from leftist "Nakba" festival.Hezki Baruch, 11/30/2015, 12:14 AM

Army radio commander: Regev has started public fight against us

Yaron Dekel opens up about programming struggle for first time. 'Defense Minister Ya'alon gives us his full support.'Ido Ben Porat, 11/8/2015, 6:41 PM

Likud ministers tussle over 'reforming' Army Radio

Culture Minister accuses Yaalon of 'insensitivity' to public while Defense Minister suggests she 'look elsewhere' for headlines.Hezki Baruch, 11/5/2015, 1:46 PM

Regev vows to fight UAE 'sports boycott' on Israel

Sports Minister responds furiously to Israeli judaokas being forced to compete without flag, promises 'I intend to fight it.'Ari Yashar, 10/31/2015, 8:22 PM

Minister: High Court is 'neutralizing' Israel's citizens

Likud's Miri Regev says judges will bear responsibility for terror wave, after court postpones home demolitions.Gil Ronen, 10/22/2015, 7:45 PM

Regev asks FIFA to act against inciting PA soccer chief

Culture and Sport Minister Miri Regev calls on FIFA to take action against Jibril Rajoub, who advocated attacks against "settlers".Elad Benari, 10/22/2015, 5:43 AM

Regev: We Will Not be Deterred by Terror

Minister Miri Regev tours the Binyamin region, says Israelis will continue normal lives despite terror wave.Ornit Etzer, 10/21/2015, 3:14 AM

Minister Demands: Expel the Terrorist's Family

Minister Regev urges the expulsion of family of Israeli Arab terrorist who launched bloody Be'er Sheva attack.Hezki Baruch, 10/19/2015, 1:21 PM

Politicians Condemn Abbas's Incitement Speech

Minister Ze'ev Elkin says PA chairman is the chief instigator of terrorism and should be treated as such.Ben Ariel, 10/15/2015, 12:12 AM

Minister Regev: Stop Free Legal Aid to Terrorists

Likud minister demands Justice Minister Shaked stop providing public defense attorneys to terrorist murderers.Hezki Baruch, 10/13/2015, 10:08 AM

Combating Terror...with a Culture Center

Israel's President and Culture Minister will attend inauguration of cultural center in Ma'ale Adumim, hours after bombing attack.Cynthia Blank, 10/11/2015, 2:03 PM

Hebrew University Exam Incited Against Likud, Miri Regev

Minister livid after exam uses her likeness in a morbid example mocking the Likud; legal action to be taken against professor.Hezki Baruch, 9/30/2015, 11:53 AM

Minister Denounces Arab MKs' 'Recipe of Hatred'

Joint List MK Jamal Zahalka crossed a red line in harassing the Israel Police, Miri Regev and Avigdor Liberman warn.Hezki Baruch, 9/29/2015, 2:04 PM

Minister: Legal Advisers Won't Run the Country

Culture Min. Regev says Attorney General is out of bounds in refusing to make open fire rules less stringent.Uzi Baruch, 9/21/2015, 1:58 PM

Regev: Parents Must Pay for Their Terrorist Children

Culture Minister to present bill which would halt 'inconceivable' social security payments to terrorists and their families.Shimon Cohen, 9/20/2015, 8:55 AM

Regev on Refugees: Israelis Not Hard-Hearted, Just Cautious

Minister Miri Regev said that despite Israelis' desire to help unfortunate Syrian refugees, Israel was just not capable of absorbing them.Yaakov Levi, 9/6/2015, 4:27 PM

Regev is 'Restoring Dignity to the State of Israel'

Professors for a Strong Israel laud Culture Minister for 'strengthening Israel' via new criteria for funding cultural institutions.Ido Ben Porat, 9/3/2015, 11:52 AM

Regev: Stop Tying Soldiers' Hands Behind Their Backs

After 'disgraceful' Nabi Saleh assault, Miri Regev stresses anyone who attacks IDF soldiers must be held responsible for their actions.Yishai Karov, 8/30/2015, 12:16 PM

Israeli Conductor's Iran Concert Plan Enrages Culture Minister

Israeli conductor with radical pro-Palestinian views incurs Miri Regev's wrath for concert that will encourage 'delegitimization' of Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/27/2015, 2:16 PM

Regev: I'll Vie for Likud Central Committee Chair

Minister of Culture and Sport throws hat in ring after Danon receives UN appointment.Hezki Baruch, 8/14/2015, 2:46 PM

'Sabena' to Relive Historic IDF Rescue of Hijacked Plane

Forty three years after the successful IDF raid and rescue of a hijacked plane, a new film will relive a heroic event in Israeli history.Yoni Kempinski, 8/13/2015, 2:05 PM

MK: Verdict on Infiltrators 'Delusional' and 'Ridiculous'

Jewish Home MK Smotrich blasts court decision while Minister Regev says she 'breathed a sigh of relief.'Gil Ronen, 8/11/2015, 7:39 PM

'You Cannot Call for Tolerance But Be Rude and Violent'

More intolerance at the LGBT rally: Culture Minister Miri Regev livid after crowd booes Yuval Steinitz offstage for his support.Tova Dvorin, 8/2/2015, 11:14 AM

'The Supreme Court is Disconnected from the Public'

Minister Miri Regev condemns 'shocking' Beit El demolition, notes many would like to see Supreme Court justices replaced.Ido Ben-Porat, 7/29/2015, 9:07 PM

Regev Rails Against Army Radio for Playing English Songs

Army Radio commander invites Culture Minister for station visit after she blasts Galgalatz for not reflecting IDF soldier's tastes.Ido Ben Porat, 7/26/2015, 7:50 AM

Sports Minister Defends Controversial Soccer Fan Club

La Familia organization linked with smoke bombs, incitement is not a 'terror group,' Miri Regev maintains.Tova Dvorin, 7/19/2015, 2:33 PM

Acclaimed Actor: Innocent Arab Suffers for Jewish Outrage

Stage actor Itay Tiran blasts Culture Minister Miri Regev for populism and 'humiliating' the weak by cutting funding to Al Midan Theater.Cynthia Blank, 7/9/2015, 9:59 AM

Law to Ban Discrimination against Judea-Samaria Residents

Ministerial Committee to consider bill seeking to outlaw discrimination against Israeli residents of Judea and Samaria.Moshe Cohen, 6/25/2015, 2:26 PM

Regev Dismisses 'Petty Bores' of Leftist Art Elite

Leftist artists say they're 'afraid' after culture minister starts limiting actors and theaters that back terror and boycott citizens.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/19/2015, 1:17 PM

Leftists Protest 'Being Silenced' at Theater Award Ceremony

Protestors carry blank pickets as controversy over terror play continues.Eliran Aharon, 6/19/2015, 12:39 PM

Leftist Filmmaker: Regev a Threat to Netanyahu's Rule

Dror Moreh, director of 'The Gatekeepers' argues Regev is running around like 'elephant in a china shop' and has no understanding her job.Cynthia Blank, 6/18/2015, 1:13 PM

Filmmakers Up in Arms Over Yigal Amir Movie Pullout

One film critic asserts Jerusalem Film Festival founder would have told Regev to 'go to hell,' while current directors bow to her pressure.Cynthia Blank, 6/18/2015, 10:42 AM

Singer Slams Rivlin for 'Rejecting' Jewish Israelis

Popular singer Amir Benayoun blasts President Reuevn Rivlin for arrogance, racism and 'caring about everyone but the Jews.'Cynthia Blank, 6/18/2015, 8:34 AM

Culture Minister Freezes Funds to Terror-Glorifying Theater

Relatives of mutilated soldier meet minister, who decides to stop funding Al Midan Theater that glorifies murderer.Yoni Kempinski, 6/16/2015, 3:20 PM

Kotler: My Remarks About 'Herd of Beasts' Were Misunderstood

Actor Oded Kotler says he did not mean to single out the Likud's voters when he spoke about a “marching herd of beasts” at artists' rally.Elad Benari, 6/16/2015, 4:43 AM

Piron Attacks Both Right and Left in Facebook Hissy Fit

Both extreme leftists and right-wingers have 'lost their minds' in present culture war, MK Shai Piron writes in bid for unity.Reut Hadar, 6/15/2015, 6:58 PM

Netanyahu: Free Speech Does Not Translate to Public Funding

Condemning Kotler's remarks, PM stresses importance of free speech, while noting not every opinion expressed deserves funding.Hezki Baruch, 6/15/2015, 5:24 PM

Herzog: No Difference Between 'Dangerous' Regev, Leftist Critic

Oded Kotler's attack on Minister Miri Regev may have been 'needless,' but her rhetoric against artists is 'dangerous,' Herzog insists.Cynthia Blank, 6/15/2015, 4:46 PM

Top Actor Compares Likud Voters to 'Straw-Chewing Beasts'

Oded Kotler in display of elitism in aftermath of row over pro-terrorist play. Culture Minister accuses Kotler of arrogance.Gil Ronen, 6/14/2015, 9:39 PM

Artists Hold Emergency Sessions against Culture Minister

Face with no-nonsense ministers Miri Regev, Naftali Bennett, panicked artists hold emergency sessions in Haifa, Yafo ports.Gil Ronen, 6/14/2015, 7:28 PM

Regev Defends Herself Against Left-Wing Rabble-Rousers

Cultural institutions that 'delegitimize' Israel won't receive state funding, Regev vows, after leftist artists slam her policies.Cynthia Blank, 6/14/2015, 10:58 AM

Artists Blast 'Non-Democratic' Ban on Pro-Terror Play

Slamming Bennett and Regev for sanctions against Israeli-Arab theaters, group of artists promise to fight censorship.Shimon Cohen, 6/14/2015, 9:18 AM

Livni Defends Actor Who Boycotted 'Settlement'

Zionist Union MK blasts Culture Minister who threatened action against the Arab actor.Gil Ronen, 6/11/2015, 7:00 PM

Police Investigate Facebook Post Asking 'When Do We Hang Regev?'

Israel Police open probe after Facebook user mounts savage attack on Culture Minister.Uzi Baruch, 6/10/2015, 2:23 PM

After CEO's Anti-Semitism, Orange 'Dumps' Israel

Orange cuts ties with Israel, as Israeli embassy demands French authorities condemn statement of French Orange CEO.Nitsan Keidar, Ari Yashar, 6/4/2015, 5:16 PM

Regev: Being Quiet About PA Sports was a 'Mistake'

Israel should address the PA's cynical use of sports to promote terrorism like any other issue, Culture Minister Miri Regev says.Shimon Cohen and Tova Dvorin, 6/3/2015, 6:34 PM

Regev: They're Trying to Blackmail Netanyahu

Likud minister speaks out against moves in her party to limit Netanyahu, says PM wants to expand govt. but will hold firm regardless.Hezki Baruch, Ari Yashar, 5/30/2015, 8:50 PM

Rock Star Refuses to Let Regev Speak on His Stage

Veteran musician Shalom Hanoch doesn't want politicians on stage before his show at the Israel Festival, including new Culture Minister.Eliran Aharon, Cynthia Blank, 5/28/2015, 9:18 AM

Liberman: Gaza Rockets Because Govt. Won't Destroy Hamas

Regev responds to rocket fire from Gaza by calling for response and blaming Hamas, while Liberman snipes at coalition.Ari Yashar, 5/26/2015, 10:13 PM

Regev to Move Culture Ministry to Jerusalem

Newly appointed minister Miri Regev plans to move all Culture and Sports Ministry operations to capital, away from Tel Aviv headquarters.Cynthia Blank, 5/17/2015, 7:56 AM

MK Miri Regev to Bennett: Stop Playing Games, Join the Coalition

Likud MK calls on Jewish Home to join the government immediately, threatens small parties would suffer in return to polls.Tova Dvorin, 5/5/2015, 1:55 PM

Regev Warns Hezbollah: Don't Test Us

Likud MK warns Hezbollah after IDF troops eliminate four terrorists in the Golan Heights.Hezki Baruch and Elad Benari, 4/27/2015, 3:14 AM

'Money-Loving' Peres Criticized Over Bank Hapoalim Contract

MKs from both left and right criticize report that former President will promote Bank Hapoalim for $30,000 a month.Elad Benari, 4/21/2015, 5:45 AM