Gantz calls for legal action against haredi leaders

Gantz calls for legal action against haredi leaders

Defense Minister Gantz says he is investigating the possibility of legal action against those ordering the flouting of public health rulesShlomo Witty, Sunday, 5:59 PM
Benny Gantz praises appointment of Gen. Lloyd Austin

Benny Gantz praises appointment of Gen. Lloyd Austin

Defense Min. Gantz praises Lloyd Austin as 'brave and honest,' says he is 'the right person for the task ahead.'Arutz Sheva Staff, Saturday, 6:20 PM
IDF Radio to be removed from Ministry of Defense?

IDF Radio to be removed from Ministry of Defense?

Defense Minister Gantz intends to cut the station out of the Defense Ministry.Shlomo Witty, Thursday, 7:00 PM
Gantz: No reason to postpone election

Gantz: No reason to postpone election

Defense minister demands COVID enforcement be directed to areas where morbidity is high, rejects possibility of postponing Knesset election.Arutz Sheva Staff, Thursday, 9:45 AM
Gantz: I look forward to working with the Biden Administration

Gantz: I look forward to working with the Biden Administration

Israeli Defense Minister, Benny Gantz says that "US and Israel in particular share many goals and challenges"Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/20/2021, 7:14 PM
Lapid: No talks with Gantz

Lapid: No talks with Gantz

Yesh Atid chairman says he is open to running together with Gantz, but no talks have occurred yet.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/17/2021, 9:02 AM
Are Huldai and Gantz holding secret negotiations?

Are Huldai and Gantz holding secret negotiations?

Blue and White chairman and Israelis chairman refuse to comment on contacts, which raises the possibility of talks between them.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/14/2021, 5:20 AM
Gantz: I'm not going to be Prime Minister in next Knesset

Gantz: I'm not going to be Prime Minister in next Knesset

After calling for unity on the Left, Benny Gantz hints at alliance with Yair Lapid's Yesh Atid.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/12/2021, 10:27 AM
Netanyahu cancels Cabinet meeting after Gantz speech

Netanyahu cancels Cabinet meeting after Gantz speech

Cabinet meeting would have dealt with appointment of permanent police commissioner, head of Israel Prison Service.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/11/2021, 10:49 PM
'Blue and White leader accuses PM of trying to escape justice by dividing the country

'Blue and White leader accuses PM of trying to escape justice by dividing the country

Benny Gantz says that as he will do what he must to see Netanyahu prosecuted.Shlomo Witty, 1/11/2021, 9:20 PM
Former State Comptroller to head Submarine Affair probe

Former State Comptroller to head Submarine Affair probe

Yosef Shapira agrees to Gantz's request and will head the committee that will examine the government's purchase of submarinesBen Ariel, 1/11/2021, 6:08 AM
Fledgling settlements won't be normalized, Gantz rules

Fledgling settlements won't be normalized, Gantz rules

Plan to normalize status of 46 Jewish towns in Judea and Samaria shot down by Defense Minister Benny Gantz, as protests continue.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/10/2021, 9:05 PM
Gantz promotes rehabilitation for COVID-affected businesses

Gantz promotes rehabilitation for COVID-affected businesses

Justice Ministry pushes 2 bills designed to help businesses facing insolvency, customers changing banks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/10/2021, 12:03 PM
Gantz: Blue and White will grow, I will not run with Bennett or Huldai

Gantz: Blue and White will grow, I will not run with Bennett or Huldai

Blue and White chairman plans to run alone despite polls predicting a dismal showing.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/8/2021, 6:40 AM
'We will continue to hold onto this territory'

'We will continue to hold onto this territory'

Defense Minister Gantz pays condolence call to family of 52-year-old Esther Horgan, who was murdered in terror attack.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/6/2021, 12:50 PM
Blue and White on the verge of joining Yamina?

Blue and White on the verge of joining Yamina?

Party officials pressing Benny Gantz to unite with Yamina - on condition that Bezalel Smotrich and the National Union aren't on the list.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/6/2021, 9:56 AM
Netanyahu, Gantz reach agreement on 10-day full lockdown

Netanyahu, Gantz reach agreement on 10-day full lockdown

New restrictions to be implemented beginning this Friday. Schools to be closed while leaving house to be curtailed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/5/2021, 3:47 PM
Defense Minister and Defense Minister Emeritus may run together in upcoming elections

Defense Minister and Defense Minister Emeritus may run together in upcoming elections

Benny Gantz may be considering banding together with his predecessor for the race for the 24th Knesset.Shlomo Witty, 1/4/2021, 9:01 PM
Gantz: Nissenkorn stabbed me in the back

Gantz: Nissenkorn stabbed me in the back

Blue and White chairman disappointed with the members of his party who left, but particularly with former Justice Minister.Elad Benari, Canada, 1/1/2021, 10:05 PM
Ashkenazi resigns from Blue and White in another blow to Gantz

Ashkenazi resigns from Blue and White in another blow to Gantz

Foreign Minister and Blue and White No. 2 taking break from politics, is proud of his efforts to prevent implementation of sovereignty.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/30/2020, 3:52 PM
Nissenkorn resigns as Justice Minister: 'Survival of Israeli democracy is at stake'

Nissenkorn resigns as Justice Minister: 'Survival of Israeli democracy is at stake'

"I did everything I could to stop the PM from destroying the judiciary - and I succeeded."Hezki Baruch, 12/30/2020, 3:02 PM
Gantz: We saved Israel from Netanyahu

Gantz: We saved Israel from Netanyahu

Blue and White chairman says Netanyahu chose 'path of deception,' has to go.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/29/2020, 8:28 PM
MK Miki Haimovich leaving Blue and White

MK Miki Haimovich leaving Blue and White

Gantz meets Haimovich and informs her that she will not be part of the Blue and White slate in upcoming election.Hezki Baruch, 12/28/2020, 2:15 AM
Gantz: Netanyahu continues to exploit coronavirus for personal gain

Gantz: Netanyahu continues to exploit coronavirus for personal gain

Blue & White officials claim PM is using latest lockdown for "selfish personal ends."Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/27/2020, 9:46 PM
MK Assaf Zamir to leave Blue & White party

MK Assaf Zamir to leave Blue & White party

Asked whether Benny Gantz should be replaced as party leader, Zamir evades question.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/27/2020, 4:46 PM
Gantz reportedly mulling his next steps

Gantz reportedly mulling his next steps

Blue and White chairman considering what course of action to take as party continues to decline in polls.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/27/2020, 5:22 AM
The left’s treatment of Gantz is shameful

The left’s treatment of Gantz is shameful

As an Israeli & fmr. IDF commander, I'm ashamed of the way the leftist camp treats people who have sacrificed so much for the state. OpinionRonen Itsik, 12/24/2020, 2:26 PM
Ministers approve: Two-week lockdown starting Sunday at 5:00 p.m.

Ministers approve: Two-week lockdown starting Sunday at 5:00 p.m.

Cabinet ministers approve two-week lockdown that will include restrictions on movement in an attempt to bring down number of COVID-19 cases.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/24/2020, 12:29 AM
Gantz: We will approve 'rolling budget' for 2021

Gantz: We will approve 'rolling budget' for 2021

Blue and White chairman says party will support a rolling budget to ensure the government functions during election season.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/22/2020, 8:47 PM
Gantz put to shame: Members of commission of inquiry into Submarine Affair resign

Gantz put to shame: Members of commission of inquiry into Submarine Affair resign

A-G & security establishment curtailed commission's powers, making it a paper tiger.Ido Ben Porat, 12/22/2020, 6:11 PM
Gantz: 'Netanyahu's busy with legal case, not with public welfare'

Gantz: 'Netanyahu's busy with legal case, not with public welfare'

Blue and White Chairman Minister Benny Gantz goes on offensive against Likud and PM: 'Either we keep rule of law, or we go to elections.'Hezki Baruch, 12/21/2020, 9:19 PM
Netanyahu accuses Gantz of dragging Israel to elections

Netanyahu accuses Gantz of dragging Israel to elections

Before meeting Jared Kushner, PM accuses Blue and White party of reneging on agreements, seeking an undemocratic legal 'revolution.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/21/2020, 7:41 PM
Gantz's demands of the Likud

Gantz's demands of the Likud

Blue and White leader announces he will not agree to any change in Minister Nissenkorn's status, loopholes in rotation agreement.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/21/2020, 5:43 PM
Deal averting government collapse to go up for vote Monday

Deal averting government collapse to go up for vote Monday

Knesset to vote Monday on deal between Blue and White, Likud to avoid snap elections, give more time to reach budget compromise.Arutz Sheva Staff, AFP, 12/21/2020, 1:55 PM
Last ditch effort to prevent elections

Last ditch effort to prevent elections

Likud and Blue and White agree to postpone deadline for approving budget by two weeks.Hezki Baruch, 12/20/2020, 11:27 PM
Anti-Netanyahu protesters turn on Gantz: 'He's a collaborator'

Anti-Netanyahu protesters turn on Gantz: 'He's a collaborator'

Protesters plan to hold anti-government demonstration outside Benny Gantz's home, demanding he not reach deal with PM to avoid elections.Hezki Baruch, 12/20/2020, 5:08 PM
Blue and White denies internal conflict

Blue and White denies internal conflict

Party denies reports of sharp conflict between Defense Minister Gantz, Justice Minister Nissenkorn over Likud proposal to avoid elections.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/20/2020, 2:04 PM
Gantz to Likud: The time for lies is over

Gantz to Likud: The time for lies is over

Gantz warns: If Netanyahu doesn't get it together, we will go to elections and ensure he's no longer PM.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 12/18/2020, 8:09 PM
Gantz meets with Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff

Gantz meets with Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff

Israeli Defense Minister and IDF Chief of Staff meet top US general to discuss Iranian threat, future of US-Israeli military cooperation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/18/2020, 12:07 PM
Gantz to members of his faction: We are going to elections

Gantz to members of his faction: We are going to elections

Contacts between Likud and Blue and White on compromise to prevent elections continue, but there's no solution in sight.Ben Ariel, 12/18/2020, 5:40 AM
Watch: Did Jerusalem Minister just call Gantz's bluff?

Watch: Did Jerusalem Minister just call Gantz's bluff?

Min of Jerusalem and Heritage MK Rafi Peretz says he knows Gantz wants Jerusalem to remain united despite recent statements to the contrary.ILTV, 12/17/2020, 8:38 PM
Benny Gantz: 'There's room for Palestinian capital in Jerusalem'

Benny Gantz: 'There's room for Palestinian capital in Jerusalem'

In interview with al-Sharq al-Awsat, DM says: 'May be an exchange of territories with Palestinians.'Ido ben Porat, 12/17/2020, 8:18 AM
Defense Minister Benny Gantz: Health crisis to be followed by social crisis

Defense Minister Benny Gantz: Health crisis to be followed by social crisis

Gantz speaks at launch of 'Declaration of Our Common Destiny'. “Miracles don’t land on planes. Crisis must be taken on by worthy leadership"Yoni Kempinski, 12/14/2020, 7:35 PM
Gantz fires MKs Hendel and Hauser

Gantz fires MKs Hendel and Hauser

Blue and White leader fires Communications Minister, Foreign Affairs Committee chairman after they join Gideon Sa'ar's new party.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/14/2020, 5:51 PM
Senior Blue and White official: Consider replacing Gantz

Senior Blue and White official: Consider replacing Gantz

Movement growing within Blue and White to remove Gantz as chairman, replace him ahead of possible fourth election.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/14/2020, 9:07 AM
Defense Minister Benny Gantz presents medals to WW2 veterans

Defense Minister Benny Gantz presents medals to WW2 veterans

Gantz & Defense Ministry staff lit candles with three veterans and paid tribute to their heroism.Ido Ben Porat, 12/13/2020, 7:36 PM
Gantz: Netanyahu will no longer be Prime Minister

Gantz: Netanyahu will no longer be Prime Minister

Blue and White chairman attacks Netanyahu, says he will not be Israel's Prime Minister after next election.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 12/11/2020, 8:31 PM
'This is a day of light befitting Hanukkah'

'This is a day of light befitting Hanukkah'

Defense, Foreign Ministers welcome establishment of diplomatic relations between Israel and Morocco.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/10/2020, 8:17 PM
Gantz fails to reach budget agreement with Likud, elections near

Gantz fails to reach budget agreement with Likud, elections near

After a second consecutive day of meetings between DM Gantz and FM Yisrael Katz, and more disagreements, early elections appear inevitable.ILTV, 12/7/2020, 8:01 PM
Court rejects terrorists' petition against seizure of 'pay to slay' funds

Court rejects terrorists' petition against seizure of 'pay to slay' funds

Tel Aviv Administrative Court rejects petition by terrorists in prison against order confiscating PA payments for committing terrorism.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/7/2020, 6:10 PM
Benny Gantz: Elections would be a disaster for the country

Benny Gantz: Elections would be a disaster for the country

"Netanyahu has wasted the past six months; I don't believe anything he says anymore."Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/6/2020, 11:09 PM
Gantz: IDF needs a new approach to recruiting

Gantz: IDF needs a new approach to recruiting

Speaking at a ceremony at the Kirya HQ, Defense Minister stressed need for diversity within the ranks.Ido Ben Porat, 12/6/2020, 6:35 PM
Gantz: I've stopped believing Netanyahu

Gantz: I've stopped believing Netanyahu

Blue and White chairman stresses in TV interview he will not compromise on the approval of the budget.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/6/2020, 5:32 AM
'If we don't get a budget Sunday, we're going to new elections'

'If we don't get a budget Sunday, we're going to new elections'

Defense Minister delivers ultimatum to Netanyahu, demanding passage of spending plan Sunday, vowing force new elections if budget not passedArutz Sheva Staff, 12/4/2020, 3:03 PM
'The Mideast has changed, time to restart negotiations'

'The Mideast has changed, time to restart negotiations'

Israeli Defense Minister calls on Palestinian Authority to resume final status talks with Israel, plans coronavirus testing at checkpoints.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/4/2020, 12:51 PM
Political sanity…anyone, anywhere?

Political sanity…anyone, anywhere?

Dear Israel – you do not have to do everything we do. We are flattered, but this is not the best time to play follow the leader. Opinion.Jack Engelhard, 12/3/2020, 3:00 PM
Secret meeting between Gantz and Netanyahu at airport lounge?

Secret meeting between Gantz and Netanyahu at airport lounge?

PM and DM reportedly met at airport lounge for about 15 minutes during ceremony to welcome Ethiopian immigrants.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/3/2020, 12:25 PM