Bennett to EU: 'We'll destroy your construction in Area C'

Defense Min. Bennett: Funding illegal construction in Judea and Samaria a 'waste of money.'Arutz Sheva Staff, Friday, 11:41 AM

Netanyahu believes: Bennett will be strengthened

Report: PM is pushing for the right-wing parties to ren separately in the next election so that the national camp wins 61 seats.Ben Ariel, Friday, 5:15 AM

Defense Ministry to use economic warfare against terrorists

Naftali Bennett signs first in series of administrative orders aimed at financially crippling terrorist activities.Arutz Sheva Staff, Tuesday, 12:46 PM

Knesset Legal Advisor against Bennett's appointment as DM

Knesset Legal Advisor believes process in which Bennett was appointed as Defense Minister was flawed.Arutz Sheva Staff, Tuesday, 5:39 AM

Peretz: Hevron construction will undermine stability

Labor-Gesher chairman argues that the Defense Minister has much more important things to focus on than Hevron.Hezki Baruch, Tuesday, 3:45 AM

Shaked: Bennett took Jewish land back from murderer's control

Lands owned by Jews killed in 1929 Hevron massacre to be transferred from Hevron's mayor, a convicted murderer, to Jewish community.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/1/2019, 10:55 PM

Bennett approves new Jewish neighborhood in Hevron

Historic Jewish marketplace to become home to Jews again following defense minister's order.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/1/2019, 12:28 PM

Bennett: Look into project of artificial island opposite Gaza

Defense Minister instructs IDF to examine feasibility of the artificial island project in Gaza, initiated by Minister Yisrael Katz.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/1/2019, 6:05 AM

DM calls for worldwide hackathon to benefit Iranian ctiizens

Defense Minister Bennett urges software experts to allow Iranians access to social media.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/30/2019, 9:43 PM

Bennett to US and Russia: IDF is increasing operations in Syria

Defense Minister Naftali Bennett says the IDF is changing policy against Iran, aiming to remove all Iranian forces from Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/30/2019, 6:51 PM

Bennett: Force Iran to give up on Syria

Defense Minister says Israel has unique opportunity to force Iran out of Syria while Tehran is under pressure at home with economic woes.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/29/2019, 10:01 AM

'Banning return of bodies is wrong and unhelpful'

Former Shin Bet head says Bennett's decision to ban return of terrorists' bodies 'stoops to level of the terrorists,' will not help.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/27/2019, 8:20 PM

Bennett meets with UN Middle East envoy

Israel's Defense Minister meets with Nickolay Mladenov to discuss Israeli efforts to stop Iranian entrenchment in Syria, situation in Gaza.Hezki Baruch, 11/27/2019, 2:55 PM

Bennett declares 'complete end' to return of terrorists' bodies

Defense Ministry will no longer release terrorists' bodies - regardless of whether they attempted or succeeded in carrying out terror attackArutz Sheva Staff, 11/27/2019, 10:59 AM

'You don’t fire at the State of Israel and come out clean'

Bennett lays out his policies for the first time since entering the Ministry of Defense.Ido Ben Porat, 11/26/2019, 1:10 AM

Bennett: New Right to run alone in next election

New Right party holds conference in preparation for likely third round of elections.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/25/2019, 10:37 PM

'Iran's terrorist forces in Syria will encounter a strong IDF'

Bennett's message to Iran's leaders: 'Focus on improving the lives of Iranian citizens and not on attempts to harm Israeli citizens.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/24/2019, 7:20 PM

Bennett pushes for direct elections for PM

Defense Minister believes electing PM directly would prevent third round of Knesset elections in under a year.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/24/2019, 7:36 AM

Bennett appoints Defense Ministry adviser on settlement affairs

Defense Minister Naftali Bennett's first appointment is Moshe Frucht, as legal adviser for settlement affairs in the Defense Ministry.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/23/2019, 11:34 PM

Defense Minister Bennett speaks with US Defense Secretary

Israeli Defense Minister discusses recent IDF strikes in Syria with US Secretary of Defense Mark Esper.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/22/2019, 12:58 PM

Bennett: A painful night for the people of Israel

Defense Minister: Netanyahu dedicated his entire life for the State of Israel. He has the presumption of innocence.Orli Harari, 11/21/2019, 11:23 PM

Bennett sends message to Iran's leaders

"The rules have changed: Anyone who fires at the State of Israel during the day does not sleep at night."Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/20/2019, 7:00 AM

Watch: Defense Minister's prayer at first General Staff meeting

Naftali Bennett recites prayer for the State of Israel at first General Staff meeting since becoming Defense Minister.Yoni Kempinski, 11/18/2019, 6:12 PM

'IDF's mission is to uphold the Jewish State's eternal presence'

Defense Minister holds major meeting with defense establishment. 'I'm in awe. There's a lot to learn.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/18/2019, 5:02 PM

Bennett: "Enemies of Israel want a minority government"

Defense Minister Bennett in the cabinet meeting; "Israel's enemies are watching and wanting the country to split"Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/17/2019, 1:04 PM

"25 terrorist would still be alive"

Bennett warns against a minority government supported by the Arab partiesArutz Sheva Staff, 11/17/2019, 8:23 AM

Bennett assesses security situation following cease-fire

Defense Minister meets heads of defense establishment .'I am proud of IDF, residents of the south for their inner strength.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/14/2019, 4:44 PM

'Terrorists now know we can hit them wherever they hide'

PM holds security meeting with DM Bennett, military leaders at Southern Command headquarters, noting: "The equation has changed."Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/13/2019, 5:54 PM

'Israel will hunt down every terrorist till our kids are safe'

Defense Minister vows to 'hunt down every single terrorist' to safeguard Israeli children, calls on world to unite against Islamic terror.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/13/2019, 1:50 PM

'We'll target every enemy who threatens us'

Israel's new Defense Minister warns Gaza terrorists: 'Anyone who attacks us will have to worry about surviving the night.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/13/2019, 10:21 AM

Bennett declares emergency situation on home front

Defense Minister delcares 48-hour emergency within 50 miles of Gaza as rocket fire continues.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/12/2019, 5:02 PM

Holed up in command bunker, Bennett takes position as DM

New defense minister met with Chief of Staff, head of Shin Bet, receiving updates on operation to eliminate senior Islamic Jihad terrorist.Hezki Baruch, 11/12/2019, 1:52 PM

Bennett to be sworn in as Defense Minister Tuesday

Incoming Defense Minister Naftali Bennett to formally assume his position Tuesday - without the traditional honor guard reception.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/11/2019, 9:05 AM

'I won't be able to sleep at night'

MK Yair Golan, formerly Deputy IDF Chief of Staff, concerned about the appointment of Naftali Bennett as Defense Minister.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/11/2019, 5:36 AM

Hevron Jews urge Bennett to approve new housing project

One year ago, Supreme Court ruled that Hevron market land could be transferred to the city's Jewish community for housing.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/10/2019, 10:15 PM

After Liberman and Bennett, what coalition options are left?

Analysis: Now that the New Right has joined the Likud, and Liberman has made an ultimatum, what kind of coalitions can be formed?Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/10/2019, 9:58 PM

DM Bennett to IDF Chief: Be prepared for every scenario

Newly-appointed Defense Minister speaks with IDF Chief of Staff Aviv Kochavi, says military must be prepared for every possible scenario.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/10/2019, 6:17 PM

Cabinet approves appointment of Bennett as defense minister

Minister Galant only one to oppose appointment, which does not need Knesset approval.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/10/2019, 1:08 PM

Likud activists: Add Bennett and Shaked to the Likud

Land of Israel Loyalists call for union between the Likud and the New Right parties.Hezki Baruch, 11/10/2019, 5:39 AM

'This is right for the State of Israel'

New Right chairwoman Ayelet Shaked welcomes appointment of Naftali Bennett as Defense Minister.Elad Benari, Canada, 11/8/2019, 8:45 PM

Netanyahu blasted for appointing Bennett as Defense Minister

Blue and White, Democratic Union criticize agreement between Netanyahu and Bennett which will see Bennett serving as Defense Minister.Elad Benari, Canada, 11/8/2019, 8:12 PM

Bennett refuses Netanyahu offer for spot on Likud list

New Right chairman rejects PM's proposal to receive safe spot on the Likud list if new elections are held.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/6/2019, 10:24 PM

Bennett: High chance of new elections

In first podcast session, MK Bennett discusses political deadlock, dangers of new elections.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/6/2019, 1:48 PM

Netanyahu offers Bennett ministerial position

New Right leader turns down offer of ministry, says not necessary to secure his commitment to right-wing bloc.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/4/2019, 7:32 PM

Bennett requests unity from Gantz and Netanyahu

New Right Party head speaks at memorial event for Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, implores Netanyahu and Gantz who attended to form unity government.Mordechai Sones, 11/4/2019, 4:40 PM

Bennett: New elections would crush the right

New Right leader says if Netanyahu needs to form unity government without right-wing bloc, so be it.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/3/2019, 8:40 AM

Will Netanyahu reappoint Bennett as a minister?

A news report says that PM Netanyahu may reappoint former Education Minister Naftali Bennett as a minister.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/2/2019, 6:26 PM

'New elections would be terrible news for Shaked and Bennett'

Political pundit Amit Segal: Bennett's overtures to the Likud should be interpreted in the context of what a new election will bring about.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 10/25/2019, 10:45 PM

Israeli politicians and the sin of foolishness

Many politicians have what to apologize for, and there's no time to do so like the days after Yom Kippur.Martin Oliner, 10/20/2019, 1:18 PM

'An immoral political trick'

New Right chairman Naftali Bennett warns against possible formation of left-wing minority government, relying on Arab support.Hezki Baruch, 10/16/2019, 9:08 AM

Bennett: There's a good compromise on the table

Former Education Minister says he is willing to pay 'personal price' if it means government formed, no third round of elections.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/6/2019, 8:28 AM

Report: Netanyahu interested in merging with New Right

Likud officials say possibility of merging with New Right is being examined following polls that indicated the move would benefit the party.Elad Benari, 10/3/2019, 5:05 AM

Bennett: New Right stands by Netanyahu

Former Education Minister Naftali Bennett says New Right party committed to broad unity government led by Netanyahu.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/26/2019, 8:44 PM

'Lapid, stop the boycotts'

New Right chairman Naftali Bennett attacks Yair Lapid: True leaders unite the people.Elad Benari, 9/26/2019, 4:55 AM

Bennett: We won't abandon Smotrich and the haredim

Yamina leader Naftali says Blue and White needs to accept that 'it also did not win,' promises to remain loyal to agreement with haredim.Shimon Cohen, 9/25/2019, 2:36 PM

'People of the national camp, hold your heads high!'

Right-wingers, hold your heads high! The public largely elected the right-wing parties or parties that presented themselves as center-right.Naftali Bennett, 9/22/2019, 6:48 AM

'We are on the road to disaster: Wake up!"

Yamina leaders Bennett and Shaked warn voters to turn out or else residents of the center will need to be within 15 seconds of bomb sheltersArutz Sheva Staff, 9/17/2019, 3:55 PM