Shaked chosen as Israel's most influential person

Shaked metoeric rise continues. A week after chosen most popular minister, Shaked is named Israel's most influential person by The Marker.Tzvi Lev, 9/3/2018, 1:13 PM

Education Minister warns: Too-strong Likud harmful to right

Education Minister Bennett says PM Netanyahu doesn't want Jewish Home in government, too much power for Likud could destroy Israel's right.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/3/2018, 12:44 PM

'Every child should be familiar with the tradition of Israel'

Education Minister's son joins 167,000 other children on first day of first grade. 'Knowledge of tradition alongside academic excellence.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/2/2018, 7:13 PM

Israeli Education Minister's goal - more values

'Quietest, calmest school year beginning in Israel in many years. I can tell parents of Israel: Your children are in good hands.'Yoni Kempinski, 9/2/2018, 2:55 PM

2.3 million students start school year

1,048,000 students starting elementary school, of which 167,000 beginning first grade - including son of the education minister.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/2/2018, 8:56 AM

Bennett warns: A too-strong Likud is bad for Israel

Jewish Home chairman and Education Minister says Likud with too much power would carry out moves like the 2005 Gaza withdrawal.Arutz Sheva staff, 8/31/2018, 3:45 PM

Education Minister: Most haredim want the core curriculum

Education Minister Bennett says most haredim want their children to learn English, math, but Ministry isn't prepared to provide it.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/31/2018, 9:07 AM

Bennett visits Sderot ahead of start of school year

Education Minister holds celebratory event for students in city which has come under Hamas fire. 'The spirit of Sderot will win out.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/30/2018, 10:03 PM

Broadcaster slights Bennett and receives 'note'

Leftist broadcaster gets 'comment' from Army Radio broadcasting director after reading response from Education Minister in dismissive tone.Ido Ben Porat, 8/28/2018, 2:43 AM

'We must keep up momentum of construction with all our might'

Education Minister Naftali Bennett participates in toast with Yesha Council leaders. 'Discourse no longer about 2 states.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/26/2018, 6:10 PM

Bennett praises Trump: 'Brave step for justice'

Education Minister expresses support for Trump plan to cancel recognition of fictitious 'right' of return and inherited refugee status.Mordechai Sones, 8/26/2018, 11:49 AM

Israel's most popular ministers: Ayelet Shaked, Naftali Bennett

Justice Minister Shaked's popularity rises 10%, making her Israel's most popular minister.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/25/2018, 10:55 PM

Right wing ministers trade barbs over Gaza "arrangement"

Jewish Home chief Bennett takes swipe at Defense Minister Liberman after the latter distances himself from 'arrangement' with Hamas.Arutz Sheva, 8/24/2018, 4:00 PM

Israeli Arab students: 'There is no racism at Ariel University'

Despite the uproar over the new medical school at Samaria's Ariel University, Israeli Arab students say that the university feels like home.Tzvi Lev, 8/20/2018, 3:24 PM

Bennett: Peace Now? More like 'Liars Now'

Education Minister Naftali Bennett hits back after Peace Now alleges that Arabs are barred from studying at Ariel University.Tzvi Lev, 8/20/2018, 2:25 PM

Bennett continues attack on Liberman, Netanyahu

Education Minister slams attempt to reach cease-fire with Hamas, says Netanyahu is also responsible for deteriorating situation.Tzvi Lev, 8/20/2018, 10:47 AM

'Surrendering to Hamas will only lead to war'

Naftali Bennett warns that efforts to de-escalate conflict with Hamas could backfire, lead to full-scale war.Hezki Baruch, 8/19/2018, 7:51 PM

'We must not surrender: We must uproot Hamas'

Education Minister says ceasefire a bad move, calls to destroy Hamas' military capabilities.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/19/2018, 6:50 PM

Private numbers of Israeli president, Cabinet members leaked

Attorney turned political activist posts phone numbers of senior Israeli leaders. One MK thanks activist for the 'service'.JTA, 8/19/2018, 4:41 PM

Bennett: Caving in to Hamas will lead to war

Education Minister Bennett slams Defense Minister Liberman's willingness to cave to Hamas, says it will lead to conflict on Hamas' terms.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/19/2018, 8:41 AM

Bennett on Yair Golan: He should have apologized

Education Minister says general's entire career should be taken into account, but an apology is long past due.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/14/2018, 5:37 PM

'Restraint and silence encourage terrorism'

Education Minister slams cease-fire with Hamas, says Hamas must return prisoners and disarm in exchange for rehabilitation of Gaza.Uzi Baruch, 8/13/2018, 4:47 PM

Bennett: 'The policy of restraint has failed'

Jewish Home urges government to step up attacks against Hamas.Tzvi Lev, 8/13/2018, 12:42 PM

'Jewish Home campaign could have come from Der Stürmer'

Expose that Jerusalem's Jewish Home party ran anti-haredi campaign continues to make waves.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/6/2018, 11:48 AM

Jewish Home party running anti-haredi campaign in Jerusalem

Bennett says haredi-bashing campaign was done without his knowledge. 'Only Jewish Home will check haredi influence in Jerusalem.'Tzvi Lev, 8/6/2018, 11:32 AM

Military boarding school in Ohr Etzion will not be closed

Education, defense ministers reach agreement to save religious pre-military academy.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/2/2018, 9:48 PM

Former Jewish Home leader to head Civil Service Commision

Former Jewish Home leader and Bar Ilan President Danial Hershokowitz to be nominated to prestigious post voverseeing state's employees.Tzvi Lev, 8/2/2018, 7:50 PM

Education Minister: The story with the children is an excuse

Education Minister Bennett demands terrorists be eliminated, says most of those sending incendiary kites, balloons, into Israel are adults.Hezki Baruch, 8/2/2018, 2:51 PM

Bennett to Druze: No need to prove your loyalty

Education Minister praises Druze loyalty, says Nationality Law does not harm community's rights.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/1/2018, 12:25 PM

Bennett: No further discussion on Ariel medical faculty

Education Minister rebuffs university heads' criticism of decision to establish medical faculty at Ariel University, says decision is final.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/29/2018, 9:38 PM

Jewish Home MK: Let MK Bahloul resign, Knesset won't cry

Education Minister Bennett responds to Zionist Union MK Bahloul's resignation, claims.Orly Harari, 7/28/2018, 11:27 PM

'Nationality Law does not hurt the Druze in any way'

Amid mounting Druze outcry over Nationality Law, MK Smotrich says law not designed to hurt minorities, blames opposition on the Left.Tzvi Lev, AFP, 7/26/2018, 3:47 PM

Israeli ministers seek changes after Nationality Law outcry

Minister Kahlon: 'The last thing we want is to harm the Druze community.'AFP - Mordechai Sones, 7/26/2018, 2:49 PM

University officials slam Bennett

Senior University Bennett criticize education minister's 'interference' which led to approval of medical faculty at Ariel University.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/25/2018, 9:42 PM

'Erdogan's attack - the greatest compliment for Nationality Law'

'Turkey is becoming a dark dictatorship, while Israel meticulously maintains equal rights for all its citizens, before and after the law.'AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/24/2018, 2:20 PM

Bennett: Terror in north and south is led by Iran

Education Minister Bennett calls Iran the 'head of the snake,' says Iranians want to force Israel to fight two wars at once.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/23/2018, 11:16 AM

Bennett concerned: We will lose millions of Jews in the Diaspora

Education Minister and Jewish Agency chairman participate in evening of dialogue in Shoham.Yoni Kempinski, 7/22/2018, 5:37 AM

"I should be the next Defense Minister"

Jewish Home Chairman, Education Minister Naftali Bennett, has his own, original plan for dealing with Hamas.Nitsan Keidar, "Besheva", 7/20/2018, 4:39 PM

Interior Minister: Cabinet leaks intended to harm Bennett

Interior Minister Deri says Cabinet member who leaked argument did so in order to harm Education Minister Bennett's standing.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/20/2018, 11:22 AM

'A disgrace, an attempt to destroy the state'

Israeli lawmakers criticize attack on Border Police officers in Yitzhar in which a female officer was injured.Hezki Baruch, 7/19/2018, 4:16 AM

Medical faculty approved for Ariel University

Council for Higher Education approves new medical faculty at Samaria university - the sixth medical faculty in Israel.Uzi Baruch, 7/18/2018, 7:36 PM

'Prime Minister rationalizes and manufactures fears'

'Hard to see PM and wife watching World Cup in Russia while bereaved families go from memorial to memorial,' said Hadar Goldin's father.Yoni Kempinski, 7/17/2018, 9:53 PM

'Four years without a grave, no address for tears'

Minister Bennett speaks at Hadar Goldin memorial service: 'Protective Edge will end only when Hadar and Oron arrive to burial in Israel.'Naftali Bennett, 7/17/2018, 7:35 PM

Shaked: I'll run for PM - after Bennett

Justice Minister dispels rumors she could join Likud and run against Jewish Home chief Naftali Bennett. 'Bennett and I get along great.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/17/2018, 11:25 AM

Bennett: Leak from cabinet meeting 'disgrace'; demands polygraph

Jewish Home Chairman says cabinet meeting leak yesterday intended to hurt Chief of Staff; demands PM conduct polygraph test to locate leak.Mordechai Sones, 7/16/2018, 3:41 PM

'Liberman is a weak, confused Defense Minister'

Jewish Home blasts Defense Minister amid tussle between party chief Bennett and defense officials. 'Liberman needs to deal with terrorism.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/16/2018, 11:52 AM

Nationality Law clause allowing Jewish-only towns to be amended

Coalition agrees to change part in Nationality Law that seemingly allowed Jewish only-communities, enabling legislation to advance.Tzvi Lev, 7/15/2018, 7:07 PM

'We oppose a ceasefire dictated by Hamas'

Minister Bennett, a member of the cabinet, says agreement to a ceasefire will lead to further escalation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/15/2018, 9:21 AM

Bennett: Restraint creates escalation

Jewish Home chairman: The formula whereby Hamas dictates the ceasefire is a grave mistake.Uzi Baruch, 7/15/2018, 5:25 AM

Provocation in Tel Aviv

Secular party up for municipal elections tells stores to advertise themselves as being 'Open for business on Tisha B'Av'.Mordechai Sones, 7/12/2018, 4:11 PM

Generation's mission: Connect all world's Jews

First-ever conference for leading Jewish schools attended by over 150 principals from 31 countries.Eliran Aharon, 7/12/2018, 10:40 AM

Jewish Home offers compromise for Nationality Law

Jewish Home party offers alternative for section of Nationality Law allowing Jewish communal settlements to refuse to accept non-Jews.Jewish Home, 7/12/2018, 7:57 AM

Bennett to Arab MKs: You are blessed to be Israeli

Education Minister slams Arab MKs after bill to remove Jewish character of State voted down.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/11/2018, 8:21 PM

Increasing matriculation rate measured last year

Approximate 3% increase in diplomas with 5 mathematics units. 0.4% more win outstanding certificate.Mordechai Sones, 7/11/2018, 2:32 PM

Bennett outlines possible fix to Poland Holocaust bill crisis

Education Minister says Israel and Poland should formulate new joint declaration, insist historical issues be discussed by historians.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/8/2018, 10:58 PM

Bennett: Second Lebanon War was just - but mismanaged

Memorial for fallen of 2006 Lebanon war on Mt. Herzl. President Rivlin: We won't allow Iranian consolidation in Lebanon or Syria.Eliran Aharon, 6/28/2018, 6:54 PM

Matriculation exams eased for Gaza-area residents

Education Minister Naftali Bennett instructs Ministry to grant half hour extension to all Gaza-area students on matriculation exams.Mordechai Sones, 6/28/2018, 2:25 PM