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Gantz to Austin: It's our right to protect our people

Gantz to Austin: It's our right to protect our people

Defense Minister Gantz to US Secretary of Defense: "It's our right and duty to protect our sovereignty and our people"Yoni Kempinski, 12/05/2021 19:43
Benny Gantz: 'No doubt' mixed cities have difficult days ahead

Benny Gantz: 'No doubt' mixed cities have difficult days ahead

DM Gantz warns 'no doubt' mixed Arab-Jewish cities have difficult days head, says Border Police will reinforce local police presence.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/05/2021 13:26
Gantz: We can only win together. Only together

Gantz: We can only win together. Only together

Defense Minister Benny Gantz delivered a joint statement with PM Netanyahu, IDF Chief-of-Staff,and Shin-Bet head, Nadav Argaman.Defense Minister Benny Gantz, 11/05/2021 23:12
Netanyahu: Hamas will pay a heavy price

Netanyahu: Hamas will pay a heavy price

PM, DM Gantz release joint statement on response to rocket attacks, warn Hamas will pay for attacking Israeli citizens.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/05/2021 23:09
Gantz: Our campaign will severely damage Hamas

Gantz: Our campaign will severely damage Hamas

Defense Minister describes goals of current operation against Hamas.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/05/2021 18:19
Gantz: IDF operation against Hamas to continue

Gantz: IDF operation against Hamas to continue

Defense Minister orders IDF to continue reprisals against terrorists as Gaza rocket fire continues Tuesday.David Rosenberg, 11/05/2021 11:04
Gantz: Hamas will bear the consequences for attacks

Gantz: Hamas will bear the consequences for attacks

Defense Minister vows forceful response after Gaza terrorists launch dozens of rockets, including seven at Jerrusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/05/2021 22:20
Gantz: Facebook tolerates incitement which is causing violence

Gantz: Facebook tolerates incitement which is causing violence

Defense Minister says social media companies not cooperating to help remove posts which incite current violence in Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/05/2021 14:56
Gantz: We will protect all religious sites

Gantz: We will protect all religious sites

Defense Minister on Victory Day: State of Israel will ensure rights, safety, freedom of worship for people of all religions.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/05/2021 12:23
Gantz to Bennett: Don't fall for Netanyahu's trap

Gantz to Bennett: Don't fall for Netanyahu's trap

Defense Minister calls on Yamina chairman to support giving mandate to Yair Lapid.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/05/2021 20:53
Gantz: We will settle the score with the terrorists

Gantz: We will settle the score with the terrorists

Defense Minister tours Judea and Samaria Division, vows IDF will catch terrorists behind Sunday's shooting attack.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/05/2021 15:25
DM Benny Gantz demands state commission of inquiry into Meron tragedy

DM Benny Gantz demands state commission of inquiry into Meron tragedy

"Inquiry should begin as soon as possible, while evidence is still readily accessible."Ido Ben Porat, 02/05/2021 22:11
Benny Gantz: My door is closed to Netanyahu - unequivocally

Benny Gantz: My door is closed to Netanyahu - unequivocally

'I'm absolutely committed to the change bloc.' Defense Minister pushes back on reports that he is open to joining Likud-led government.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/05/2021 17:34
Gantz refuses another offer of rotation from Netanyahu

Gantz refuses another offer of rotation from Netanyahu

As Blue and White chairman rejects every proposal to be in a coalition with Netanyahu, Bennett is expected to decide where he is headed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/05/2021 05:23
Gantz: Even today, I was offered to be first in a rotation with Netanyahu

Gantz: Even today, I was offered to be first in a rotation with Netanyahu

Blue and White chairman: I was offered to be the first in a rotation agreement with Netanyahu, but it's impossible to trust him.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/04/2021 05:11
Gantz does not commit to boycotting Netanyahu

Gantz does not commit to boycotting Netanyahu

Blue and White leader says change needed after yesterday's vote for Justice Minister, hopes Bennett and Lapid agree on unity government.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/04/2021 21:38
Netanyahu relents, agrees to appoint Gantz Justice Minister

Netanyahu relents, agrees to appoint Gantz Justice Minister

After attempting to force through Likud MK as new Justice Minister, Netanyahu accedes to Blue and White, agrees to appoint Benny Gantz.David Rosenberg, 28/04/2021 13:10
Gantz: Netanyahu abusing power, undermining rule of law

Gantz: Netanyahu abusing power, undermining rule of law

Blue and White chairman calls on Knesset to unite to remove Netanyahu from power after he attempted to have appoint Akunis Justice MinisterArutz Sheva Staff, 27/04/2021 20:15
Cabinet meeting devolves into screaming match

Cabinet meeting devolves into screaming match

A-G tells Netanyahu attempt to appoint Justice Minister who is not approved by Gantz is illegal under coalition agreement.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/04/2021 15:47
Report: Netanyahu tried to approve operational activity behind backs of cabinet ministers

Report: Netanyahu tried to approve operational activity behind backs of cabinet ministers

Netanyahu and Gantz tried to approve operational activity behind backs of ministers. At the last minute the PM convened a limited forum.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/04/2021 05:21
Report: Netanyahu offered Gantz to serve as PM first

Report: Netanyahu offered Gantz to serve as PM first

Prime Minister Netanyahu spoke with Benny Gantz about new government, with Gantz serving as PM first for one year, followed by Netanyahu.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/04/2021 22:54
Gantz presents veteran rehabilitation reform: 'Respect, not skepticism'

Gantz presents veteran rehabilitation reform: 'Respect, not skepticism'

DM says plan will be brought for approval in coordination with PM next week. 'We have a moral and historic obligation to make change.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/04/2021 13:43
Gantz: Hezbollah will pay a heavy price if it challenges us

Gantz: Hezbollah will pay a heavy price if it challenges us

Defense Minister completes tour of IDF Northern Command, says IDF is prepared for any threat.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/04/2021 16:23
Gantz: Bennett must not fall into Netanyahu's trap

Gantz: Bennett must not fall into Netanyahu's trap

Blue and White chairman warns Netanyahu will betray promises and agreements with coalition partners, will 'bankrupt' Bennett.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/04/2021 17:40
Jewish organizations to DM Benny Gantz: 'Don't let PA reward terrorists'

Jewish organizations to DM Benny Gantz: 'Don't let PA reward terrorists'

Last week the PA paid terrorists who had murdered Jews for the first time since it was designated a criminal act to do so.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/04/2021 19:15
'Gantz is committing a crime against Israelis' health'

'Gantz is committing a crime against Israelis' health'

Health Minister accuses Defense Minister of 'crime' against public's health, as government deadlock leaves vaccine payments frozen.Hezki Baruch, 12/04/2021 20:07
You won't believe what Gantz said to a reporter

You won't believe what Gantz said to a reporter

During Secretary Austin's visit to the Nevatim air force base Gantz had a an unexpected exchange with reporter Or Heller.Akiva Spiegelman, 12/04/2021 18:01
US Sec. of Defense Lloyd Austin visits Israeli Air Force base

US Sec. of Defense Lloyd Austin visits Israeli Air Force base

Defense Min. Benny Gantz, US Sec. of Defense Lloyd Austin, visit Air Force base in southern Israel, exchange gifts.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/04/2021 14:13
Gantz: We will ensure Iran agreement secures Israel's interests

Gantz: We will ensure Iran agreement secures Israel's interests

Gantz told American counterpart that ICC trial will not stop IDF from being a moral army & that Iran deal has to ensure Israel's security.i24NEWS, 11/04/2021 14:02
Gantz: Tehran of today poses a strategic threat to the world

Gantz: Tehran of today poses a strategic threat to the world

"We will work closely with our American allies, to ensure that any new agreement with Iran will secure the vital interests of Israel."Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/04/2021 13:06
Labor chair: Gantz strikes again

Labor chair: Gantz strikes again

Labor party chairwoman Merav Michaeli accuses Benny Gantz of 'stealing' left-wing votes, preparing to sit with Netanyahu again.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/04/2021 15:01
Gantz to lose Justice Ministry: Netanyahu has a conflict of interest

Gantz to lose Justice Ministry: Netanyahu has a conflict of interest

Outgoing Justice Minister Gantz says what is most important is removing Netanyahu from office.Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/03/2021 19:13
Gantz asks Mansour Abbas to recommend him for prime minister

Gantz asks Mansour Abbas to recommend him for prime minister

Blue and White leader seeks support for candidacy for PM despite winning only 8 seats.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/03/2021 19:40
Gantz calls on Lapid, Bennett and Sa'ar: Let's sit down

Gantz calls on Lapid, Bennett and Sa'ar: Let's sit down

Blue and White chairman calls on fellow party leaders to hold 4-way meeting to form coalition to replace Netanyahu.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/03/2021 15:48
Gantz: I was a warrior and will remain a warrior

Gantz: I was a warrior and will remain a warrior

Blue and White chairman responds to exit polls: I will reach out to anyone who can offer a replacement for Netanyahu.Ben Ariel, 24/03/2021 05:09
Gantz looks to unite anti-Netanyahu bloc

Gantz looks to unite anti-Netanyahu bloc

Defense Minister vows to 'unite pro-change bloc', hints at possible fifth round of elecitons.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/03/2021 23:45
Gantz: Vote for change - or we'll end up going to 5th election

Gantz: Vote for change - or we'll end up going to 5th election

Defense Minister casts his ballot, urges Israelis to vote for 'change bloc' looking to replace Netanyahu as premier.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/03/2021 11:59
Gantz: We must remain together - or we will fall apart

Gantz: We must remain together - or we will fall apart

Blue and White chairman appeals to parties in the anti-Netanyahu bloc on the eve of the election.Hezki Baruch, 23/03/2021 06:07
Benny Gantz: There are no defectors in Blue and White

Benny Gantz: There are no defectors in Blue and White

Blue and White chairman: Netanyahu did not permit government ministers go to the Gulf because he wanted to go there first.Ben Ariel, 22/03/2021 06:05
Labor chairwoman: If a small party falls - it'll be Lapid's fault

Labor chairwoman: If a small party falls - it'll be Lapid's fault

Labor Party chairwoman Merav Michaeli: Gantz is interested in a fifth election, there is no reason to vote for him.Elad Benari, Canada, 19/03/2021 23:54
Gantz: I have no plans to quit the race

Gantz: I have no plans to quit the race

Blue and White chairman claims he is "doing the responsible and right thing" by not quitting the race for the Knesset.Ben Ariel, 19/03/2021 05:18
Benny Gantz: 'Netanyahu is afraid I'll be prime minister'

Benny Gantz: 'Netanyahu is afraid I'll be prime minister'

'Most important goal right now is to remove PM Netanyahu from his position,' Defense Min. Gantz says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/03/2021 11:40
Benny Gantz calls PM Netanyahu 'trash'

Benny Gantz calls PM Netanyahu 'trash'

Defense Minister excoriates Prime Minister Netanyahu, calling him 'that trash' - before walking back comment.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/03/2021 13:08
Gantz criticizes Lapid: Not the way a leader should behave

Gantz criticizes Lapid: Not the way a leader should behave

Blue and White chairman: Lapid is attacking the members of his own bloc. That's not how the leader of the bloc should behave.Elad Benari, 16/03/2021 06:41
'I never had an affair with Benny Gantz'

'I never had an affair with Benny Gantz'

Diaspora Minister Omer Yankelevich pushes back on rumors she had an intimate relationship with Defense Minister Benny Gantz.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/03/2021 13:14
Gantz: Netanyahu not doing enough to promote relations with Jordan

Gantz: Netanyahu not doing enough to promote relations with Jordan

Defense Minister criticizes Netanyahu's handling of last week’s spat with Jordan.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/03/2021 04:45
Gantz does not rule out sitting with Bennett

Gantz does not rule out sitting with Bennett

Blue and Whiten chairman calls decision to join unity government with Netanyahu a 'political accident' due to PM's behavior.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/03/2021 14:09
'Israel finances terror against it'

'Israel finances terror against it'

Families of terror victims petition Supreme Court demanding that state enforce law deducting funds the PA pays to terrorists.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/03/2021 08:23
Gantz: I won't abandon Communications Ministry

Gantz: I won't abandon Communications Ministry

Communications Minister Benny Gantz in flurry of moves ahead of elections to ensure ministry continues to function.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/03/2021 17:59
Gantz demands Netanyahu retract calls for protest

Gantz demands Netanyahu retract calls for protest

Blue and White's leader warns against 'Israel's own Capitol riots'.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/03/2021 21:10
Gantz: Bennett could be Prime Minister, he serves the people of Israel well

Gantz: Bennett could be Prime Minister, he serves the people of Israel well

Defense Minister: Bennett is a worthy person who serves the people and the State of Israel.Hezki Baruch, 07/03/2021 04:05
Gantz: IDF updating plans to strike Iranian nuclear sites

Gantz: IDF updating plans to strike Iranian nuclear sites

Defense Minister tells Fox News: If the world doesn't stop Iran, we must defend ourselves by ourselves.Elad Benari, 05/03/2021 01:58
Gantz: Netanyahu will not hesitate to fire me

Gantz: Netanyahu will not hesitate to fire me

Blue and White chairman warns: If we are not in the next Knesset, nothing will stop Netanyahu.103FM, 04/03/2021 06:21
Gantz: Iran attempting to strengthen its position ahead of nuclear talks

Gantz: Iran attempting to strengthen its position ahead of nuclear talks

Defense Minister visits Gaza Division, says life could change for Gazans if Hamas returns all Israeli prisoners.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/03/2021 16:39
After confrontation: Blue and White storm out of cabinet meeting

After confrontation: Blue and White storm out of cabinet meeting

DM confronts PM in wake of Netanyahu and Minister Katz's attempts to pass their economic plan, orders his ministers to leave discussion.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/03/2021 18:59
Har Hevron resident: 'Our security is forfeit and no one cares'

Har Hevron resident: 'Our security is forfeit and no one cares'

At demonstration protesting lack of governance, security breaches, council head Demeri slams: 'There's complete chaos, we're all suffering.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/03/2021 13:50
Meretz MK: I hope Gantz is left out of the next Knesset

Meretz MK: I hope Gantz is left out of the next Knesset

MK Yair Golan says that Gantz and Netanyahu both have a long way to go before they are fit for 24th KnessetShlomo Witty, 28/02/2021 22:59