Yoni Kempinski

Yoni Kempinski

Editor of Israel National News

News by Yoni Kempinski

Florida antisemitic attack: 'Attacker cursed Jews as he beat elderly man'

Chaim Rosenstein tells Arutz Sheva about the violent antisemitic incident he witnessed over the weekend in which an elderly Jewish man was assaulted.

Florida antisemitic attack: 'Attacker cursed Jews as he beat elderly man'

Bereaved Father: 'We were given a gift, to be able to say goodbye'

Eitan Morell, father of fallen soldier Maoz Morell, to Arutz Sheva: 'It gives me a small measure of comfort, even though I know it doesn't really make a difference, to know that he fell in battle. He was fighting. That does give me some comfort.'

Bereaved Father: 'We were given a gift, to be able to say goodbye'

Malcolm Hoenlein: Arab states want Israel to destroy Hamas

Vice Chairman Emeritus of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations gives a firsthand account of how other Arab countries see the war in Gaza.

Malcolm Hoenlein: Arab states want Israel to destroy Hamas

Conference of Presidents Vice Chair: 'Qatar spreading anti-Israel hate across America'

Malcolm Hoenlein explains how Qatar funds institutions and acquires businesses to advance its anti-Israel, anti-American agenda.

Conference of Presidents Vice Chair: 'Qatar spreading anti-Israel hate across America'

Middle East expert to Arutz Sheva: 'Only solution for Palestinians is clan government'

Dr. Mordechai Kedar explains his proposed plan for Palestinian governance after the war and his solution to the hostage crisis.

Middle East expert to Arutz Sheva: 'Only solution for Palestinians is clan government'

Expert & author: Day after the war must be discussed now

Dr. Dan Diker, President of JM Center for Public Affairs told Arutz Sheva that Israel, the PA, and Jordanians met in 2006. 'There was goodwill in the room. People who say there are only two alternatives, are not telling the story the way it should be told.'

Expert & author: Day after the war must be discussed now

Evangelical leader: Americans stand with Israel, administration support is wavering

Ralph Reed, Founder and chairman of the Faith & Freedom Coalition speaks to Arutz Sheva after touring Kfar Aza and seeing the devastation there, says Americans still support Israel even if administration's support is wavering.

Evangelical leader: Americans stand with Israel, administration support is wavering

Music festival massacre survivor: If we stopped running to hide, we wouldn't have survived

Natalie Sanandaji, a survivor of the massacre at the Supernova Music Rave on October 7, tells Arutz Sheva that she speaks out to put a face on the story of that terrible day.

Music festival massacre survivor: If we stopped running to hide, we wouldn't have survived

Target of US sanctions to Arutz Sheva: 'I couldn't believe it, Biden is occupied with me?'

Ever since Yinon Levi, a farmer from south of Hebron, found out he was subject to US sanctions, he and his wife Sapir's bank account has been blocked and they can't purchase necessities at the grocery store.

Target of US sanctions to Arutz Sheva: 'I couldn't believe it, Biden is occupied with me?'

MK Danny Danon to Arutz Sheva: We can't win with our hands tied behind our back

MK Danon speaks about the US policy towards Israel: "They want us to win, but don't realize that for us to win, we have to do exactly what the US did when they faced evil".

MK Danny Danon to Arutz Sheva: We can't win with our hands tied behind our back

Pompeo in south: 'This is my most heartbreaking visit to Israel'

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo Visits Israel’s Southern Communities with Leading Businessman Philanthropist Yossi Sagol and MK Ambassador Danny Danon, To Witness October 7 Devastation

Pompeo in south: 'This is my most heartbreaking visit to Israel'

Pompeo to Arutz Sheva: 'America must not restrain Israel'

Mike Pompeo tells Arutz Sheva during visit to the south: 'We should make clear that we support the decisions of the Israeli leadership'

Pompeo to Arutz Sheva: 'America must not restrain Israel'

'Make My People Laugh': Special interview with comedian Elon Gold

Comedian Elon Gold wasn't sure he could be funny after October 7th, but realized that it was his mission to give Israel and the Jewish people something to laugh about.

'Make My People Laugh': Special interview with comedian Elon Gold

Dr. Frager to MKs Rothman & Tal: 'Stopping the war will only hurt America'

Dr. Joseph Frager, Executive Vice President of the Israel Heritage Foundation, warns that if Israel should end the war prematurely, the next target could easily be the USA.

Dr. Frager to MKs Rothman & Tal: 'Stopping the war will only hurt America'

Singer Ari Fraser: 'I underestimated this generation'

Singer, composer, and cantor Ari Fraser reflects on the displays of strength and unity he has encountered during his recent tour in Israel.

Singer Ari Fraser: 'I underestimated this generation'

MK Bismuth to Arutz Sheva: '99.9% of settlers are heroes fighting in Gaza'

Likud MK Boaz Bismuth says the term 'settler violence' was invented to find symmetry between Israel and Hamas and explains how he is working to close UNRWA's offices in Jerusalem.

MK Bismuth to Arutz Sheva: '99.9% of settlers are heroes fighting in Gaza'

Former MK: 'UNRWA exists to keep the 1948 war going'

Former MK Dr. Einat Wilf tells Arutz Sheva UNRWA is dangerous because it teaches generations to wish for the kind of violence witnessed on October 7, perpetuate refugee status in order to destroy Israel.

Former MK: 'UNRWA exists to keep the 1948 war going'

Conference of Presidents CEO: 'Issuing sanctions against Israelis was a mistake'

William Daroff, CEO of the Conference of Presidents of Major Jewish Organizations, tackles the most pressing questions surrounding the continuation of the war and Israel's international relations.

Conference of Presidents CEO: 'Issuing sanctions against Israelis was a mistake'

Former Minister Shaked: We have a one-time opportunity to abolish UNRWA

Ayelet Shaked: We must have a perimeter, which will be like a safe zone that no one can enter and our villages will not be a few meters from Hamas troops.

Former Minister Shaked: We have a one-time opportunity to abolish UNRWA

Likud MK: 'Hamas should come crawling back to us for a deal'

MK Eliyahu Revivo says that the negotiations with Hamas thus far have not been aggressive enough.

Likud MK: 'Hamas should come crawling back to us for a deal'

Gideon Sa'ar: 'Any price' just pushes a deal farther away

Minister Gideon Sa'ar gives his answers for some of the most pressing questions in Israeli society today.

Gideon Sa'ar: 'Any price' just pushes a deal farther away

Like every rabbi, but more extreme | A look into the important work of the IDF Rabbinate

Captain Rabbi Yehoshua Gerstein tells Arutz Sheva about the IDF rabbis' various jobs, from providing kosher food and religious items to tending to the fallen and boosting morale.

Like every rabbi, but more extreme | A look into the important work of the IDF Rabbinate

NY radio host Sid Rosenberg to Arutz Sheva: I came to Israel because Israel needs us now

77 WABC morning show host Sid Rosenberg: A two-state solution? They want to destroy us. It's enough, no two-state solution. Wipe out Hamas!

NY radio host Sid Rosenberg to Arutz Sheva: I came to Israel because Israel needs us now

'Ethics of our Fighters' author: 'We have to do everything to protect our soldiers'

Rabbi Shlomo Brody, who wrote about the morals and ethics that guide the IDF in their military operations, claims in an interview with Arutz Sheva, that we must not sacrifice our own soldiers to protect enemy civilians.

'Ethics of our Fighters' author: 'We have to do everything to protect our soldiers'

National Unity MK to Arutz Sheva: 'Sanctions against UNRWA must become permanent'

MK Sharren Haskel calls on the countries of the world to make their withholding of funds for the UNRWA permanent and lead to the organization being dissolved forever.

National Unity MK to Arutz Sheva: 'Sanctions against UNRWA must become permanent'

Bereaved mother: 'We must believe that our story has a happy ending'

Sarit Zussman, mother of Ben, who fell in battle in Gaza: 'Our insistence on life compels us to choose the good and rein in the Israeli spirit that pulsates through all of us.'

Bereaved mother: 'We must believe that our story has a happy ending'

Tzvi Hendel to Arutz Sheva: 'Solution to Gaza is to rebuild Jewish communities'

Former head of the Gaza Coast Council, Tzvi Hendel, supports the re-establishment of Jewish communities in Gaza, but estimates that this will not happen in the near future, due to a lack of public consensus.

Tzvi Hendel to Arutz Sheva: 'Solution to Gaza is to rebuild Jewish communities'

Man orphaned in the 7/10 massacre: 'It’s all up to us; we need a fundamental change'

Daniel Weiss of Kibbutz Be’eri, who lost both parents in the Oct. 7th attack, tells how he finds solace in music and talks about the change he believes needs to happen in Israeli society.

Man orphaned in the 7/10 massacre: 'It’s all up to us; we need a fundamental change'

Be’eri resident to Arutz Sheva: 'Strive for unity, but do not give up on elections soon'

Dr. Alon Pauker, a member of Kibbutz Be’eri, explains that mutual respect and unity will help repair the rupture in the nation, and believes that elections are the solution.

Be’eri resident to Arutz Sheva: 'Strive for unity, but do not give up on elections soon'

Diaspora Minister to Arutz Sheva: 'In the summer of 1944 no one came to help'

Diaspora Minister Amichai Chikli denounces online anti-Zionism during his trip to Auschwitz with Elon Musk and senior European politicians.

Diaspora Minister to Arutz Sheva: 'In the summer of 1944 no one came to help'

Minister Sofer to Arutz Sheva: Promote hostage deal, continue striving for victory

Minister Ofir Sofer tells Arutz Sheva-Israel National News in an interview that a deal for the release of hostages must be promoted, but one that will ultimately allow for the defeat of Hamas.

Minister Sofer to Arutz Sheva: Promote hostage deal, continue striving for victory

MK Ohad Tal to Arutz Sheva: 'Any deal must ensure that Israelis can return home safely'

MK Ohad Tal: "There's only one result for this war; a complete and clear victory for Israel over Hamas. We have to eradicate Hamas in a way that they will understand that the atrocities of October 7th cannot happen again.”

MK Ohad Tal to Arutz Sheva: 'Any deal must ensure that Israelis can return home safely'

US journalist and social media influencer: Gen Z needs an awakening

Emily Austin, social media influencer: "You'd be surprised how many students don't know Hamas is a terror group. They think it's just a war between Israel and Hamas, not realizing they're right up next.”

US journalist and social media influencer: Gen Z needs an awakening

Nitsana Darshan-Leitner: The world chooses to ignore what happened on October 7

Nitsana Darshan-Leitner, founder of Shurat HaDin: The world has to wake up and the only way to wake up the world is to bring the terrorists to justice, both internally but also outside.

Nitsana Darshan-Leitner: The world chooses to ignore what happened on October 7

Israeli actress Adi Arad: 'Where the hell are you, world? Wake up!!'

In a conversation with Arutz Sheva - Israel National News Actress Adi Arad expressed her disappointment with the silence of Jewish actresses, 'Where is Natalie Portman? I'm calling you, where are you? Where is Julia Garner, the star of Netflix?'

Israeli actress Adi Arad: 'Where the hell are you, world? Wake up!!'

Bereaved father visits site where son was killed | 'A sense of pain and uplifting'

Rabbi Kalmanson recounts the feelings of pain and pride when hearing of the rescue operation led by his two sons and grandson to save over 100 Kibbutz Be’eri residents on the day of the massacre.

Bereaved father visits site where son was killed | 'A sense of pain and uplifting'

MK Danon to Arutz Sheva: We have to count only on ourselves

MK Danny Danon, chairman of World Likud, believes Israel should go back to the way it was operating in the beginning of the war

MK Danon to Arutz Sheva: We have to count only on ourselves

Security expert: 'A Palestinian government will blow up in our face'

Security expert, educator, and author Yair Ansbacher says that the attempts to make a democratic state of Palestine will be no more successful than Iraq and Afghanistan.

Security expert: 'A Palestinian government will blow up in our face'

PMW director: 'The massacre was a result of PA education'

The director of the Palestinian Media Watch explains how the Palestinian Authority is responsible for the October 7th massacre.

PMW director: 'The massacre was a result of PA education'

Watch: Forces discover long-range rocket launcher

The 99th Division forces dismantled a weapons production sites in the Zeitoun neighborhood.

Watch: Forces discover long-range rocket launcher