Yoni Kempinski

Yoni Kempinski

Editor of Israel National News

News by Yoni Kempinski

Bereaved Mother:

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:

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'

Orphaned in the 7/10 massacre:

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:

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:

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:

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:

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 social media influencer:

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:

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:

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!!'

'A sense of pain and uplifting'

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:

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:

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:

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:

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

MK Dan Illouz:

MK Illouz: 'Gallant is making a terrible mistake; he is trapped in the misconception'

MK Dan Illouz promises to fight Defense Minister Gallant, oppose permitting Palestinian Authority workers into Israel.

MK Illouz: 'Gallant is making a terrible mistake; he is trapped in the misconception'

MK Danny Illouz:

MK Illouz: “Right now Israel has to stay laser-focused on our mission to win this war

MK Danny Illouz: "The goals of this war have not changed. After we saw the evil of Hamas on Oct. 7th, we understood that we have to completely eradicate it from the face of this earth, and this is exactly what we're going to do. It's not done yet; we're in the process of doing it. We need patience.”

MK Illouz: “Right now Israel has to stay laser-focused on our mission to win this war

Brazilian Desiree Rugani:

Brazilian Desiree Rugani: Presenting Israel's truth in Portuguese

Desiree Rugani, a media personality from Brazil, came to the Arutz Sheva studio to speak about her efforts to help Israel on social media, and her visit to a demolished Kibbutz

Brazilian Desiree Rugani: Presenting Israel's truth in Portuguese

Iranian born expert:

Iranian born expert Eliahu Yosian: Hebrew-Arab NATO should be established

Middle East expert, Eliahu Yosian, suggests setting up an Israeli-Arab NATO training unit: 'We have technology and cyber skills and they have money and depth. An Israeli soldier has three years of experience, we can train them in our combat methods.'

Iranian born expert Eliahu Yosian: Hebrew-Arab NATO should be established

IDF unit commander:

IDF unit commander: 'We must end this war with significant achievements'

Major (res.) Eli, unit commander in the 28th Battalion , on the positive atmosphere among his soldiers, 100 days into fighting, and the strong ties between them

IDF unit commander: 'We must end this war with significant achievements'

Israeli Ambassador to the UK:

Israeli Ambassador to the UK: 'Idea behind advocating for Israel is to never stop'

In an interview with Arutz Sheva, Ambassador Tzipi Hotovely, explains the importance of holding media outlets accountable when they publish harmful inaccurate information.

Israeli Ambassador to the UK: 'Idea behind advocating for Israel is to never stop'

'Am Israel chai!'

'Am Israel chai!' | Pro-Israel supporters demonstrate outside Hague

Over 100 Israel supporters demonstrate outside of International Court of Justice at Hague, holding signs with photos of hostages and singing, 'Am Israel chai!'

'Am Israel chai!' | Pro-Israel supporters demonstrate outside Hague

Air mechanic: story of the helicopter that was hit on October 7

Sergeant Major D., an air mechanic in the "Dorsey halayla" squadron, recounts the paratroopers’ dramatic landing on the battlefield, after the helicopter was hit in the air by Hamas

Air mechanic: story of the helicopter that was hit on October 7

Bereaved mother: Continuing in my son’s footsteps and fighting to defeat Hamas

Mother of Major (res.) Maoz Fenigstein who fell in Gaza, calls for the fighting to continue until Hamas is defeated. "I don't know if my voice is being heard, I believe in my path"

Bereaved mother: Continuing in my son’s footsteps and fighting to defeat Hamas

100 days of captivity:

100 days of captivity: Romi's mother is dedicated to rescuing her

Meirav Leshem Gonen, mother of the hostage Romi, speaks about how she is coping with the situation as she approaches 100 days since her daughter was abducted.

100 days of captivity: Romi's mother is dedicated to rescuing her

World's oldest journalist:

World's oldest journalist: 'The only time I know that I'm old is when I pass a mirror'

Arutz Sheva's 100-year-old Walter Bingham talks about the current war in Israel, antisemitism, the younger generation, and his milestone birthday.

World's oldest journalist: 'The only time I know that I'm old is when I pass a mirror'

Mother of hostage mistakenly killed: My son did not die in vain

Iris Haim, mother of hostage killed by IDF fire: "we are at war for our physical existence, but also for our existence as a united people"

Mother of hostage mistakenly killed: My son did not die in vain

YU President to Arutz Sheva:

YU President to Arutz Sheva: 'We will have to fight antisemitism every step of the way'

Rabbi Dr. Ari Berman, president of Yeshiva University, tells how his institution is representing Israel throughout the world.

YU President to Arutz Sheva: 'We will have to fight antisemitism every step of the way'

Released hostage: Many of the girls were assaulted

Agam Goldstein-Almog, who was released from Hamas captivity during a prisoner swap, describes her time in captivity. 'You live death.'

Released hostage: Many of the girls were assaulted

To preserve the memory:

To preserve the memory: Tel Aviv exhibit recreates Nova music festival massacre

Nova music festival survivor speaks to Arutz Sheva about the Tel Aviv exhibit recreating the scene of the massacre and how he survived.

To preserve the memory: Tel Aviv exhibit recreates Nova music festival massacre

Mideast expert to Arutz Sheva:

Dr. Mordechai Kedar to Arutz Sheva: 'Post war Gaza must be ruled by local clans'

Dr. Mordechai Kedar says assassination of Hamas leader Saleh al-Arouri was necessary, praises suggestion to have local clans rule Gaza.

Dr. Mordechai Kedar to Arutz Sheva: 'Post war Gaza must be ruled by local clans'

Ambassador Erdan:

Ambassador Erdan: 'The UN's silence makes it party to Hamas's crimes in Gaza'

Ambassador Gilad Erdan has worked since the war began to improve Israel's public diplomacy, and calls to reevaluate relations with the UN.

Ambassador Erdan: 'The UN's silence makes it party to Hamas's crimes in Gaza'

Yisrael Beiteinu MK:

Yisrael Beiteinu MK: 'We will need to completely reorganize the IDF'

Former Brig. Gen. Sharon Nir says that the war has shown how the security system must reorganize itself from the ground up.

Yisrael Beiteinu MK: 'We will need to completely reorganize the IDF'

Iranian opposition activist:

Iranian opposition activist: 'People of Iran are waiting for Israel to strike the regime'

Vahid Beheshti tells Arutz Sheva that if Israel strikes the regime, 80 million Iranians will rise up and finish the job.

Iranian opposition activist: 'People of Iran are waiting for Israel to strike the regime'

Simcha Rothman to Arutz Sheva:

MK Simcha Rothman: 'Soldiers returning from Gaza won't tolerate divisive rhetoric'

MK Simcha Rothman says that the Supreme Court was mistaken to have ruled on the Reasonableness Standard during the war.

MK Simcha Rothman: 'Soldiers returning from Gaza won't tolerate divisive rhetoric'

MK Woldiger: Now is not the time for such Supreme Court decisions’

MK Woldiger criticizes the Supreme Court decision, "we will win the war, bring all hostages home, then will be the time to deal with this"

MK Woldiger: Now is not the time for such Supreme Court decisions’

Ayelet Shaked to Arutz Sheva:

Ayelet Shaked to Arutz Sheva: Soldiers in Gaza keep telling me ‘please keep the unity'

Fmr. Justice Minister responds to latest judicial controversy: "We should'nt be dealing with this right now, we need to fight the Hamas"

Ayelet Shaked to Arutz Sheva: Soldiers in Gaza keep telling me ‘please keep the unity'

Dance star Montana Tucker:

Dance star Montana Tucker: Hatred of Jews is trending, I had to come to Israel

Montana Tucker, dancer, singer, and social media star, calls for continual advocacy for Israel in the wake of the Hamas invasion

Dance star Montana Tucker: Hatred of Jews is trending, I had to come to Israel

The Rabbi who met Netanyahu:

The Rabbi who met Netanyahu: 'Stay until Hamas has been completely defeated'

Prime Minister Netanyahu met with IDF soldiers in Gaza today, who urged him to have the war continue until a decisive victory.

The Rabbi who met Netanyahu: 'Stay until Hamas has been completely defeated'

IDF reservist to Arutz Sheva:

IDF reservist to Arutz Sheva: 'The soldiers are strong, we know what we have to do'

SFC (Res.) Eitan from the 5th Brigade speaks about his experiences in the war, October 7th, and his family back in Cincinnati.

IDF reservist to Arutz Sheva: 'The soldiers are strong, we know what we have to do'