'Pressure Hamas prisoners and Gaza residents'

Shaul and Goldin families, senior security experts,MKs attend third Lobby conference to return sons.Hezki Baruch, 3/7/2017, 6:44 PM

'Israel can and should bring its sons home for burial'

MK Yaakov Perry of Lobby to Return IDF soldiers Hadar Goldin and Oron Shaul: 'Time has come for Israeli government to wake up.'Eliran Aharon, 3/7/2017, 5:31 PM

Left-wing MKs rail over 'rabbis who incite'

State Control Committee considers how to deal with incitement from rabbis. Former Shin Bet head: authorities have failed.Hezki Baruch, 12/29/2015, 12:16 PM

Yesh Atid No-Confidence Vote Over Foreign Ministry Fiasco

Second no-confidence vote against the current government over the division of the Foreign Ministry responsibilities among 6 ministers.Hezki Baruch, 5/31/2015, 1:24 PM

Report: Former Minister Yaakov Perry to Resign from Knesset

Perry allegedly to resign over Yesh Atid's place in the Opposition, allowing Elazar Stern to step in.Tova Dvorin, 3/23/2015, 4:18 PM

Ministers Squabble Over Jewish State Law

Heated debate, arguing erupts in Knesset Cabinet meeting on 'Jewish State' law, ahead of pivotal vote on Israel's identity.Hezki Baruch and Tova Dvorin, 11/23/2014, 2:39 PM

Minister Perry Warns: Jerusalem Situation a 'Ticking Time Bomb'

Science and Technology Minister warns that the escalation in Jerusalem is on the verge of becoming a third intifada.Ben Ariel, 10/24/2014, 4:46 AM

Lapid Looking into Possibility of Joining Opposition

Yesh Atid chairman asks Meretz, Arab MKs if they would support him as Opposition Head, in a bid to frighten Netanyahu.Hezki Baruch, 9/22/2014, 7:57 PM

'Bennett Didn't Initiate Tunnel Operation'

Science Minister Yaakov Perry (Yesh Atid) says Naftali Bennett's claim constitutes 'massive inaccuracy.'Ido Ben Porat, Gil Ronen, 9/17/2014, 10:41 AM

Minister Condemns Racism Against Israeli Arabs

Science and Technology Minister Yaakov Perry insists 'Israeli Arabs are part of us,' calls on the public to eschew prejudice in wake of war.Hezki Baruch, 8/17/2014, 2:28 PM

Minister: Operation in Gaza Ineffective in Stopping Hamas

Ya'akov Perry admits that while a full-scale assault in Gaza could temporarily provide peace, 'you cannot destroy an ideology.'Shlomo Pitrikovsky, 7/6/2014, 9:33 AM

Yesh Atid Minister Kills 'Life Sentence for Terrorists' Bill

Yaakov Perry files appeal against bill enforcing life sentences for terrorist prisoners. Jewish Home outraged.Ido Ben Porat and Elad Benari, 5/13/2014, 12:13 AM

Bereaved Families Ask Lapid and Perry: Don't Release Terrorists

Members of the Almagor terror victims organization meet Ministers Lapid and Perry, ask them to reconsider upcoming terrorist release.Uzi Baruch, 3/21/2014, 4:14 AM

Expert: Arab Only University Will be a Hotbed for Terrorists

Professor David Bukay of Haifa University warns against a plan by the Finance Ministry to establish an Arab only university in Sakhnin.Elad Benari, 3/14/2014, 12:15 AM

Ministers Warn 'No Extension, No Terrorist Release'

Science Min. Perry, Avigdor Liberman hint fourth terrorist release batch has 'no chance' without talk extensions, change of PA attitude.Ari Yashar, 3/13/2014, 4:48 PM

Approved: Criminal Sanctions for Hareidi Draft Dodgers

Shaked Committee approves criminal sanctions on hareidim who evade army service. MK Yogev demands a re-vote.Elad Benari, 2/19/2014, 11:34 PM

Peri: Evict 25% of Judea, Samaria Jews From Their Homes

Science Minister proposes that evicting Judea, Samaria residents as part of deal would be 'painful,' but 'a reasonable compromise.'Tova Dvorin, Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/28/2013, 8:13 PM

Report: Draft-Dodging Sanctions to Be Economic, Not Criminal

New draft law for hareidi-religious sector set to impose economic sanctions - not criminal punishment - against draft-dodgers.Tova Dvorin and Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/19/2013, 1:23 PM

EU Ambassador Wants Cooperation with Israel

EU's new ambassador to Israel tells Science Minister Perry that he'd like Israel to work with the EU despite its boycotting guidelines.Elad Benari, 11/8/2013, 5:43 AM

Ariel: If We Don’t get Rights – Don’t Tax Us

Minister accuses opponents of Judea and Samaria women’s rights bill of hypocrisy.Maayana Miskin, 9/1/2013, 2:01 PM

Yesh Atid Minister Admits: Palestinian Authority is the Problem

Yesh Atid Minister still looks to "Saudi Initiative," but notes that the PA is standing in the way.Maayana Miskin, 7/9/2013, 10:46 AM

Perry Criticizes Yaalon for Dismissing 'Arab Peace Initiative'

Science Minister Yaakov Perry says Yaalon's dismissal of the Arab peace initiative "distances us from the negotiating table."Elad Benari, Canada, 6/15/2013, 1:50 AM

Perry Committee Ends Meeting Without Agreement

Late night meeting of the Perry Committee ends because of an argument over criminal sanctions against hareidim who evade service.Elad Benari, 5/27/2013, 4:42 AM

Soldiers: Hareidi Jews Will be Pleasantly Surprised by IDF

Ministers meet with hareidi soldiers as they weigh options in IDF enlistment battle.Maayana Miskin, 4/23/2013, 7:39 PM

Perry C'tee Convenes: 'We'll be Sensitive but Determined'

Minister Perry uses Disengagement slogan with regard to hareidi enlistment.Gil Ronen, 4/14/2013, 7:14 PM

C'tee for Bringing Hareidi, Arab Men to 'Share Burden'

A new government committee will look for ways to bring hareidi-religious, Arabs into military or civilian service.Maayana Miskin, 4/7/2013, 4:53 PM

Former ISA Head to Resign From Bank Post, Run on Lapid List

Former ISA head, Banker and Consultant Yaakov Perry will enter politics with center-left Yair Lapid. Scott Krane, 10/16/2012, 7:03 PM