Yoni Kempinski

Yoni Kempinski

Editor of Israel National News

News by Yoni Kempinski

Former IDF spokeswoman: Israel must tell the truth about what happened to the hostages

The director of AJC Israel tells Israel National News what Israel must do to win its media war against Hamas.

Former IDF spokeswoman: Israel must tell the truth about what happened to the hostages

MK Forer to INN: 'Legislate removal of terrorists' families - enough acceptance'

MK Oded Forer calls on gov't to pass law to remove terrorists' families from Israel, prevent terrorists from returning home after release.

MK Forer to INN: 'Legislate removal of terrorists' families - enough acceptance'

Bereaved father warns: 'We must fight for unity'

Dr. Yechiel Leiter, father of Major Moshe Leiter OBM, says that unity is already deteriorating and sends a message to Jewish Diaspora.

Bereaved father warns: 'We must fight for unity'

Hostages: 'Special team analyzes every video, hears every story'

Health Ministry: "daunting task of analyzing videos and hearing testimonies of returned hostages, to determine condition of the hostages.

Hostages: 'Special team analyzes every video, hears every story'

60 days of uncertainty | A mother's cry to the world

Rachel Goldberg says to Arutz Sheva: "World leaders are very sympathetic, but it is now time for action".

60 days of uncertainty | A mother's cry to the world

MK Saada: 'Israel surrendered to terrorism in the hostage deal'

MK Saada thinks that the hostage deal took a heavy toll on Israel and calls for Israeli control over security in Gaza after the war.

MK Saada: 'Israel surrendered to terrorism in the hostage deal'

Dr. Shmuel Katz: Arab countries invested billions which have shaped academic discourse

Dr. Shmuel Katz, a leader in Israel Advocacy in the United States, relates to the rise in anti-Semitism on US campuses.

Dr. Shmuel Katz: Arab countries invested billions which have shaped academic discourse

From Chicago to Gaza: Major Shraga heard the news and got on a plane

IDF Major Shraga takes a few moments before entering Gaza to tell Arutz Sheva about what drives him and his men as they fight Hamas.

From Chicago to Gaza: Major Shraga heard the news and got on a plane

Likud MK to Arutz Sheva: Nothing can stop us from finishing the job with Hamas

MK Dan Illouz rejects the world's demands for a long-term ceasefire: Hamas needs to be completely eradicated.

Likud MK to Arutz Sheva: Nothing can stop us from finishing the job with Hamas

Israel Heritage Foundation leader: Everyone should come to Israel to help

Israel Heritage Foundation Executive Director Rabbi David Katz speaks to Arutz Sheva about being in Israel to help during the war.

Israel Heritage Foundation leader: Everyone should come to Israel to help

MK Kahana: 'In this war we took off our gloves, we will not fight like in previous wars'

MK Matan Kahana addressed The Jerusalem Prayer Breakfast team: 'We will fight this war until we win, your support is so important to us.'

MK Kahana: 'In this war we took off our gloves, we will not fight like in previous wars'

Nobel Prize winner Yisrael Aumann: 'Media campaign is raising the price of our hostages'

Prof. Aumann warns that the hostage deal may have been made too quickly, and says that the campaign must focus on the international opinion

Nobel Prize winner Yisrael Aumann: 'Media campaign is raising the price of our hostages'

Aunt of released hostage: 'It's important for me to say that Avigail has a family'

The aunt of the 4-year-old who was released from captivity thanks everyone for their support and love. Says she needs privacy.

Aunt of released hostage: 'It's important for me to say that Avigail has a family'

New video from Hamas attack | Gas station attacked, employees hid for hours in the freezer

Two employees hid in the freezer as Hamas terrorists ransacked the store, searching it with the intention of murdering anyone inside.

New video from Hamas attack | Gas station attacked, employees hid for hours in the freezer

'When it comes to Jewish blood, the Red Cross disappears'

Cousin of Shiri, whose family was abducted and her parents murdered: We will have to hold the Red Cross accountable for their silence.

'When it comes to Jewish blood, the Red Cross disappears'

'I was looking up laws of mourning, then came the videos'

Elai knows that his brother Evyatar will not return in this part of the deal, but also feels relieved over the expected release of children.

'I was looking up laws of mourning, then came the videos'

Lone soldier's adoptive family is waiting for his return: We remain optimistic

Doron, whose family adopted lone soldier Idan Alexander who was kidnapped to Gaza, maintains optimism that Idan will be home soon.

Lone soldier's adoptive family is waiting for his return: We remain optimistic

Friend hostage held in Gaza: Sad he won't be released, happy that others will return

Aviv, friend of Omer Wenkert who was abducted to Gaza, talks about situation in which some hostages will be released, but not Omer.

Friend hostage held in Gaza: Sad he won't be released, happy that others will return

Minister Akunis: Hostage deal was 'deal with the devil' but had to be done

Science and Technology Minister Ofir Akunis tells Arutz Sheva the hostage deal is not the end of the war but the beginning.

Minister Akunis: Hostage deal was 'deal with the devil' but had to be done

MK Ohad Tal: Only way to release our hostages is to pressure Hamas much more

MK Ohad Tal: "We have to pressure Hamas much, much more and that is the only way we will be able to bring our hostages back home."

MK Ohad Tal: Only way to release our hostages is to pressure Hamas much more

'Antisemitism is reaching everywhere'

Professor Marat Resin of York Entrepreneurial Development School talks about the effects of the war on Jews around the world.

'Antisemitism is reaching everywhere'

Wounded IDF soldier: 'Terrorists attacked us, we decided to fight for our lives'

IDF sergeant Yuval, who was wounded on Oct 7th: 'Since the attack, the entire nation is embracing me, we are all united."

Wounded IDF soldier: 'Terrorists attacked us, we decided to fight for our lives'

Viewer discretion advised: New video presents horrific evidence of cold blooded killing

Video from security cameras shows Hamas' systematic, intentional killing and targeting of civilians who attended the Nova Music Festival.

Viewer discretion advised: New video presents horrific evidence of cold blooded killing

Evacuee from the south: The moment we can go back we will, as a community

Residents of Moshav Naveh seek to properly equip their local security force, provide bomb shelters to all when they can go home.

Evacuee from the south: The moment we can go back we will, as a community

Thousands of children from around the world pray online daily for Israel and soldiers

InKredible Kids Podcast host speaks about the initiative that brings thousands of children to pray online daily for Israel and IDF soldiers

Thousands of children from around the world pray online daily for Israel and soldiers

Watch: Torah scroll in the ruins of a Gush Katif synagogue

Armored Corps Battalion 9215 brings Torah scroll to site where Netzarim synagogue once stood.

Watch: Torah scroll in the ruins of a Gush Katif synagogue

Fallen hero's father to Arutz Sheva: Moshe was my hero, his death can't be in vain'

Yechiel Leiter speaks to Arutz Sheva about his son Moshe Leiter, who fell in battle in Gaza. 'We're learning new things.'

Fallen hero's father to Arutz Sheva: Moshe was my hero, his death can't be in vain'

Israeli satire program: 'BBC' interviews Hamas leader

The popular Israeli program mocked the British broadcaster's anti-Israel bias for a second time.

Israeli satire program: 'BBC' interviews Hamas leader

5 terrorists killed at al-Shifa, weapons found in hospital

The precise and targeted operation against Hamas in the al-Shifa Hospital is still underway.

5 terrorists killed at al-Shifa, weapons found in hospital

Parents of fallen officer: Jerusalem was a dream come true for Rose

David and Robin Lubin, parents of fallen Border Police officer Rose Lubin, say that their daughter loved her service and her country.

Parents of fallen officer: Jerusalem was a dream come true for Rose

Pres. Herzog prays at Western Wall for IDF soldiers and captives

President of Israel, Isaac Herzog, prayed this evening at Western Wall Plaza for well-being of IDF soldiers and swift return of captives.

Pres. Herzog prays at Western Wall for IDF soldiers and captives

'I suggest that Hezbollah not try the State of Israel; it will be the mistake of its life'

We are committed to restoring security to the citizens of Israel in both the south and the north. This is what we will do."

'I suggest that Hezbollah not try the State of Israel; it will be the mistake of its life'

IDF and 162nd Div. dismantling Hamas' centers and capabilities built over the years"

IDF: "IDF and 162nd Division are dismantling Hamas' centers and capabilities it had built over the years".

IDF and 162nd Div. dismantling Hamas' centers and capabilities built over the years"

FM Eli Cohen to Red Cross President: You must demand a sign of life from the hostages

Foreign Minister Eli Cohen meets with President of the Red Cross, demands that the Red Cross demand a visit to the hostages held by Hamas.

FM Eli Cohen to Red Cross President: You must demand a sign of life from the hostages

'One million citizens were abandoned'

Itai Hoffman, chairman of the civilian security coordinators' union, demands more support for civilian security personnel.

'One million citizens were abandoned'

Tragedy struck again, but Orit is still spreading hope

Orit Mark Ettinger has mourned four deaths in her family but is determined to continue inspiring everyone she can.

Tragedy struck again, but Orit is still spreading hope

From Montana to Samaria - The cowboys who came to help

Cowboy John Plocher came with his friends to support Israel in wake of the war against Hamas.

From Montana to Samaria - The cowboys who came to help

Col. Richard Kemp: If anyone can rescue the hostages, it's the IDF

Former Commander of the British armed forces in Afghanistan visits Arutz Sheva's Jerusalem studio to discuss the war against Hamas.

Col. Richard Kemp: If anyone can rescue the hostages, it's the IDF

Shaked to Arutz Sheva: It's our job to remind the world why we fight, it's for humanity

Former Justice Minister visits southern communities devasted by Hamas, pledges to help rebuild quickly.

Shaked to Arutz Sheva: It's our job to remind the world why we fight, it's for humanity

IDF and ISA kill senior Hamas weapons developer; IDF troops continue to operate in Gaza

IDF troops are continuing to operate inside the Gaza Strip to kill terrorists and direct aircraft to strike terror infrastructure.

IDF and ISA kill senior Hamas weapons developer; IDF troops continue to operate in Gaza