'We need to make sure Israelis with the coronavirus get the best possible treatment'

Israeli doctor with expertise in infectious diseases is travelling to Japan to assist in treatment of Israelis diagnosed with coronavirus.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/16/2020, 4:31 PM

'With no choice I'll sit with Liberman but I'll mistrust him'

'I can tell you who won't break - us. Every week we sit, look in each other's eyes, and declare the bloc is alive and well.'Mordechai Sones, 11/7/2019, 7:23 AM

Litzman: We won't go with Gantz, only Netanyahu

"Lapid proved for two years as finance minister that the ‘money’ video isn’t a joke," haredi deputy minister says. Lapid: Video is humorous.Hezki Baruch, 8/6/2019, 8:57 AM

Beaten at his own game? 'Liberman against the haredim'

Liberman posts a photo of Netanyahu with Litzman as proof of a 'state run by Jewish law,' but then a reporter beats him at his own game.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/14/2019, 6:50 PM

Litzman: Not afraid of going back to elections

Deputy health minister emphasizes his UTJ party not afraid of elections, reminding Liberman of his relatively small number of seats.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/26/2019, 12:29 PM

Litzman: 'The haredi public will return us the favor'

After survey shows more than 20% of haredim won't vote haredi parties, deputy health minister claims election results will be different.Mordechai Sones, 2/14/2019, 11:28 AM

Litzman on Lapid: 'There's no demagogue greater than him'

Deputy Health Minister accuses Yair Lapid of fomenting hatred against haredim.Michal Levy, 1/10/2019, 10:55 PM

Bennett: No political alliance with Litzman

Bennett says he has great respect for Deputy Minister Litzman, but they have no political alliance regarding future coalition conditions.Mordechai Sones, 9/2/2018, 12:35 PM

Israel cancels Shabbat work on Ayalon Highway

Transportation Minister orders construction halt for Yehudit Bridge as work expected to take place on Saturdays.Mordechai Sones, 8/22/2018, 11:04 AM

Agudat Yisrael will run in one list; Degel threatening

Agudat Yisrael convenes, decides all factions will run one list to councils throughout country. Degel still threatens separate run.Mordechai Sones, 8/21/2018, 3:46 AM

Gafni rips Agudath Yisrael faction, hints of split

Degel Hatorah head Moshe Gafni slams UTJ counterparts from Agudath Yisrael, hints shaky union may collapse over Draft Law.Tzvi Lev, 7/26/2018, 10:26 PM

LGBT activists declare war on Deputy Health Minister Litzman

'If you continue to oppress us, we will come at you in Bnei Brak. We're sick of being quiet and humiliated.'Tzvi Lev, 7/23/2018, 9:38 AM

Gabbay hails public Sabbath desecration, haredim outraged

Zionist Union Chairman tweets during Sabbath about traveling by public transportation to beach; angry responses from some haredi MKs.Mordechai Sones, 6/17/2018, 12:14 PM

Elkin refuses haredi demand to shutter popular night-life site

Jerusalem mayoral candidate Zeev Elkin rebuffs Listman's demand that he shutter popular Mahane Yehuda night life scene.Tzvi Lev, 6/3/2018, 5:15 PM

Coalition crisis: Haredi party blasts outline

Leaders of Agudat Yisrael faction of UTJ say outline being formulated to solve crisis inconsistent with position of Council of Torah Sages.Ben Shaul, 3/8/2018, 11:59 AM

Litzman: 'Without the Draft Law, there'll be no budget'

Deputy Health Minister reiterates this morning: If Draft Law doesn't pass, he won't support budget.Mordechai Sones, 3/4/2018, 1:54 PM

Deputy Health Minister fumes at leftist organization

Litzman slams the left wing 'Physicians for Human Rights' for opposing transfer of infiltrators. 'Lowly and dishonest.'Tzvi Lev, 1/28/2018, 10:38 PM

Haredi minister, MK praise Supreme Court Shabbat decision

Health Minister Litzman welcomes Supreme Court decision to reject petition demanding Shabbat public transportation.Mordechai Sones, 9/11/2017, 8:46 PM

Majority of Israelis want Shabbat soccer games moved to weekdays

63% of Israelis want soccer games to be held during the week, and not desecrate Shabbat, as government moves to rule on the issue.Tzvi Lev, 9/11/2017, 10:34 AM

Haredi and secular Jews clash violently in Arad

Gur hasidim and secular Jews clash violently in the southern city of Arad Saturday night.Tzvi Lev, 9/10/2017, 8:13 AM

Prescription drugs at reduced prices starting today

Among other things, changes in exchange rates coupled with slight dip in drug costs contributed to the price declineMordechai Sones, 1/1/2017, 2:57 PM

Arad rabbis stand behind mayor

Arab rabbis stand behind mayor after Litzman declares war on city claiming it embitters haredi population's lives.Ben Shaul, Chana Roberts, 12/14/2016, 8:17 AM

Litzman invites Shaked to Hassidic wedding

Justice Minister participates in Gerrer hassidic wedding, in a display of closeness between Shaked and Gerrer MK Yaakov Litzman.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/13/2016, 10:20 PM

Knesset Knocks Down Law On Hareidi Discrimination

Law that would have made discrimination against hareidi religious Jews illegal rejected by the Knesset on its first reading.David Lev, 11/20/2013, 2:05 PM

MK: Law Needed to Prevent 'Ostracizing' Hareidim

The current government intentionally kept hareidim out just because of their 'beards and sidelocks,' said MK Ya'akov Litzman.David Lev, 5/5/2013, 9:31 PM

UTJ Finalizes Knesset List

On the eve of the deadline for political parties to present their lists to the Knesset, United Torah Jewry finalized its list of candidatesDavid Lev, 12/5/2012, 8:51 PM

Belgian Minister Slams Litzman Over Handshake

Deputy Health Minister Ya'akov Litzman is in hot water for refusing to shake the hand of his female counterpart from Belgium.David Lev, 5/24/2012, 11:56 AM

77 New Drugs in 2012 'Health Basket'

Israelis will have free or very cheap access to dozens of new drugs and treatments during the coming year, including for cancer treatment.David Lev, 12/29/2011, 1:27 PM

The End of Autopsies in Israel?

A new MRI system could bring an end to autopsies in Israel, resolving a divisive rift between religious Jews and the secular state. David Lev, 8/30/2011, 8:25 PM

Litzman Vs. Zehavi and Kaniuk

Deputy Health Minister Yaakov Litzman responds in kind to self-styled celebs who cursed him and the government. David ben Yacov, 7/27/2011, 8:49 PM