'He left a huge legacy as a lover of Israel'

Jewish Agency for Israel expresses condolences over death of Jewish philanthropist Morton Mandel, who passed away at the age of 98.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/17/2019, 3:06 AM

Herzog to Merkel: Protect Jewish institutions

Jewish Agency chairman writes to German chancellor following shooting attack at synagogue on Yom Kippur.Isaac Herzog, 10/10/2019, 6:59 PM

New immigrants embark on first tour of the Kotel tunnels

Jewish Agency Chairman, Isaac Herzog leads 100 new olim on tour of Western Wall tunnels.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/6/2019, 11:53 AM

'Shechita ban could be part of creeping expulsion of Jews'

Jewish Agency urges Belgian province to reverse its ban on traditional forms of slaughter. 'This is a violation of religious freedom.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/9/2019, 1:27 PM

Jewish Agency celebrates 90-year anniversary

"Jewish Agency continues as an arm of the Jewish people providing collective solutions to our most critical challenges," agency heads write.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/13/2019, 1:09 PM

Jewish Agency: Signs point to anti-Semitism in Miami shooting

Jewish Agency chief says shooting outside of Miami Beach area synagogue has the hallmarks of anti-Semitic attack.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/29/2019, 11:42 AM

Herzog to Corbyn: Take action before it's too late

Jewish Agency chair pens letter to Labour leader, calling for appointment of neutral entity to investigate anti-Semitism in party.Isaac Herzog, 7/18/2019, 2:02 PM

'74 years after Holocaust and Jews again aren't safe in Europe'

After German anti-Semitism czar warns Jews against wearing kippot, Jewish Agency chief calls on EU leaders to make Europe safe for Jews.David Rosenberg, 5/26/2019, 10:07 AM

80 deaf Israeli children have bar and bat mitzvah ceremony

80 deaf and hard-of-hearing Israeli children have joint bar and bat mitzvah ceremony in Jerusalem. Jewish Agency Chair: 'Deeply emotional.'Marcy Oster, JTA, 5/22/2019, 5:54 PM

Jewish Agency chairman: "We long for our loved ones"

Jewish Agency chairman Isaac Herzog speaks at Masa Israel Journey's Memorial Day ceremony in Latrun.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/8/2019, 3:14 AM

EU ambassador to Israel hosts Holocaust Remembrance Day event

European Union Ambassador hosts Israeli delegation in Brussels for Holocaust Remembrance Day ceremony.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/28/2019, 2:15 PM

'Jews are once again unsafe on the streets of Europe'

Jewish Agency chairman at EP: 'As it pertains to anti-Semitism, this is one of the darkest eras for European Jewry in recent times.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/23/2019, 9:46 PM

Jewish Agency head Herzog heads to Pittsburgh

Following massacre, former Labor chief heads to Pennsylvania in show of solidarity with local Jewish community.Tzvi Lev, 11/1/2018, 6:13 PM

Tzipi Livni to return as opposition leader?

Outgoing opposition leader Isaac Herzog recommends Hatnuah leader Tzipi Livni replace him as leader of opposition.David Rosenberg, 6/25/2018, 12:04 PM

Herzog offers Saudis 'special role' on Temple Mount

Zionist Union MK Herzog says Israelis ready for peace, suggests offering Saudi Arabia central role in deciding Temple Mount's future.Hezki Baruch, 1/9/2018, 2:30 PM

'Har Adar attack is a message to Trump envoy'

MKs from across the political spectrum condemn Tuesday's terror attack in Har Adar that killed a Border Policeman and two guards.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/26/2017, 11:51 AM

Tony Blair: Arab leaders starting to drop demonization of Israel

Former British PM says new opportunities emerging for Israel in the Middle East,Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/14/2017, 8:14 PM

'Ehud Barak might have gone to jail'

Likud responds to former Prime Minister Ehud Barak calling Netanyahu 'personally and systematically corrupt.'Tzvi Lev, 8/10/2017, 2:47 PM

PM Netanyahu, Herzog held secret meeting with Egyptian president

Left-wing newspaper claims Netanyahu, Herzog, met with al-Sisi in April 2016Shlomo Pyutrikovsky, 6/12/2017, 10:37 AM

Livni: Maale Adumim is held hostage by Amona

Herzog and Livni visit Maale Adumim. Livni: 'We need to set priorities: Blocs - yes, isolated settlements - no.'Hezki Baruch, 5/18/2017, 12:09 PM

Netanyahu: If we don't agree, we'll have new elections

Netanyahu holds Likud meeting, says ball is in Kahlon's court; Kahlon speaks with opposition leader Herzog about replacing Netanyahu.Uzi Baruch, 3/18/2017, 9:57 PM

Herzog: Netanyahu hostage to Smotrich, driven crazy by Bennett

Opposition leader says Trump envoy arrival to Israel proves Netanyahu a failure. Livni: 'Jewish Home party runs government policy.'Mordechai Sones, 3/14/2017, 5:10 PM

Herzog: Regulation Law 'catastrophic' and 'illegitimate'

Opposition leader Yitzchak Herzog (Zionist Union) labels regulation law 'illegitimate', 'catastrophic for Israel'.Yoel Domb, 2/6/2017, 4:10 PM

Finance Minister: Cigars are revolting

Kahlon praises self, condemns Netanyahu saying he doesn't smoke cigars, receives gifts only at weddings.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/11/2017, 12:40 PM

Likud MK: One-sided annexation endangers Israel

National Security and Foreign Affairs Minister Tzachi Hanegbi explains dangers inherent in one-sided annexation.Hezki Baruch, 12/31/2016, 7:33 PM

Herzog: Kerry a 'true friend' of Israel

Issac Herzog praises speech of John Kerry. "His speech expresses true concerns about Israels well-being & future."Gary Willig, 12/28/2016, 8:20 PM

Herzog fears 'total collapse'

Herzog calls on Kulanu to quit coalition, asks Yesh Atid to join fight against government, says PM Netanyahu should be replaced.Hezki Baruch, 12/26/2016, 12:50 PM

Ex-Defense Minister to challenge Herzog for Labor leadership

Peretz announces candidacy for Labor primaries, even as no date set for vote.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/19/2016, 9:46 AM

Israeli left looks to build up support in haredi community

Labor Party Central Committee approves addition of haredi division in bid to expand appeal.Hezki Baruch, 12/11/2016, 10:21 PM

Herzog: Settlers are a virus undermining Israel

Opposition leader blasts Regulation Law as 'legalized theft', says 'settlers' are like a 'virus' afflicting Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/14/2016, 1:09 PM

Herzog: Journalist's lies made me desecrate holiday

Zionist Union chief blames 'false report' by journalist for departure from synagogue mid-prayer during Rosh Hashanah.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/5/2016, 9:55 AM

Lapid opens wide lead over Netanyahu in latest poll

Netanyahu's approval rating sinks to 33% as Yesh Atid shows 5-seat lead over Likud in latest poll.David Rosenberg, 10/2/2016, 12:10 PM

Poll: Netanyahu still top choice for PM

25% of Israelis prefer Netanyahu remain as PM, while 15% favor Yair Lapid. Zionist Union leader in distant seventh place.Yedidya Ben-Or, 9/11/2016, 6:44 PM

Despite protests, Herzog scores crucial win in leadership battle

After party activists jeer Labor leader, party central committee ratifies Herzog's plan to push off primaries.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/31/2016, 9:30 PM

Inside the Herzog-Abbas agreement

'Better a divided Jerusalem than a war-torn one', says chief negotiator.Shimon Cohen, 6/20/2016, 3:09 PM

Herzog signed secret agreement to divide Jerusalem

Zionist Union leader also accepted 'right of return' for Palestinian Arabs into Israel, surrender of Judea and Samaria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/19/2016, 9:59 PM

'Settlers are lowly murderers,' says Herzog spokesman

'Settlements built on the blood of murdered children', says Herzog spokesman in Facebook post. 'They stole the Zionist dream.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/19/2016, 4:20 PM

Herzog: 'Batman Bennett' and 'Popeye Liberman' won't stop terror

'The government is now entirely right-wing,' says Herzog, 'you can't blame us on the left anymore'.David Rosenberg, 6/16/2016, 10:18 AM

Israelis prefer coalition with Liberman over Herzog

However, majority believes Ya'alon was better suited to be Defense Minister than Liberman.David Rosenberg, 6/6/2016, 6:39 PM

Drama in Labor: 'Herzog is a bald-faced liar, we need primaries'

Zionist Union sinks deeper into chaos as MK hits back at Herzog after slew of insults, accusations during press conference.Hezki Baruch, 5/18/2016, 10:57 PM

'Netanyahu guaranteed Labor veto power over Yesha construction'

Zionist Union chief reveals Netanyahu offered Labor veto power over Yesha construction, control over foreign affairs.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/18/2016, 9:45 PM

'Herzog must go!' Zionist Union MKs call on Herzog to resign

'Herzog has lost the public's trust, he must go,' says MK Shaffir.David Rosenberg, 5/18/2016, 4:35 PM

Unity government talks gain momentum

Prime Minister and opposition leader conduct lengthy meeting Sunday night as part of continuing negotiations for unity government.Ido Ben Porat, 5/16/2016, 10:53 PM

Herzog demands official building freeze in Judea and Samaria

Negotiations to expand coalition gaining momentum as Herzog looks to win over support within party, extract concessions from Netanyahu.David Rosenberg, 5/15/2016, 11:19 AM

Livni: Zionist Union negotiating terms of unity government

Talks underway to bring Zionist Union into coalition. But Naftali Bennett warns offering party may bolt if Justice Ministry given to Labor.David Rosenberg, 5/3/2016, 10:57 AM

Kahlon: Herzog 'almost' joined gov't, investigation torpedoed it

Recently publicized investigation into campaign finances of opposition leader prevented unity government, claims Moshe Kahlon.David Rosenberg, 4/6/2016, 8:21 PM

Liberman: Netanyahu's government won't survive the year

Yisrael Beytenu chief refuses to join government, believes new elections are imminent.David Rosenberg, 4/2/2016, 10:53 PM

Herzog presents his 'separation plan' to Biden

Opposition leader meets with Vice President, discuss Labor's "separation plan" for increasing Palestinian autonomy.David Rosenberg, 3/10/2016, 12:43 PM

Barkat: Herzog wants to crush Jerusalem

Jerusalem Mayor responded to the plan of Isaac Herzog at the Jerusalem Conference, 'plan is a slippery slope that will chip away at city.'Yoni Kempinski, 2/9/2016, 12:32 PM

Zionist Union says Regev the real 'foreign agent'

Accusing Im Tirzu of managing the gov't, Zionist Union MKs assert Ministers Regev, Bennet, and Shaked are foreign agents.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/28/2016, 11:35 AM

Netanyahu aides: 'Bennett is like a populist TV host'

Cabinet angered by Bennett's criticism, Opposition asks for his resignation. Supporters - he will keep 'saying what he believes.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/20/2016, 8:41 AM

It's Jew-Hate, Stupid

The pithy saying that got Clinton into the White House undergoes a metamorphosis. Mark Langfan, 7/15/2014, 2:10 PM

Labor Party Head Sets Out Prime Ministerial Ambitions at AIPAC

Opposition Head Isaac Herzog pulls no punches at Washington conference, calls right-wing opponents 'fascists'.Ari Soffer, 3/3/2014, 4:12 AM

Opposition Leader Says Hareidi Enlistment Being Mishandled

Labor Party leader Isaac Herzog criticizes aggressive implementation of hareidi draft law, says more dialogue necessary.Ari Soffer, 3/2/2014, 10:28 PM

Labor Leadership Race Headed for Second Round

Race for the leadership of the Labor party headed for a second round: none of the candidates was able to achieve 40% of the votes.Elad Benari, 9/13/2011, 1:36 AM