Benny Gantz

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, Monday, 2:13 PM
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, Sunday, 2:02 PM
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, Sunday, 1:06 PM
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, 4/4/2021, 3:01 PM
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, 3/31/2021, 7:13 PM
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, 3/29/2021, 7:40 PM
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, 3/29/2021, 3:48 PM
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, 3/24/2021, 5:09 AM
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, 3/23/2021, 11:45 PM
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, 3/23/2021, 11:59 AM
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, 3/23/2021, 6:07 AM
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, 3/22/2021, 6:05 AM
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, 3/19/2021, 11:54 PM
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, 3/19/2021, 5:18 AM
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, 3/17/2021, 11:40 AM
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, 3/16/2021, 1:08 PM
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, 3/16/2021, 6:41 AM
'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, 3/15/2021, 1:14 PM
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, 3/15/2021, 4:45 AM
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, 3/14/2021, 2:09 PM
'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, 3/14/2021, 8:23 AM
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, 3/8/2021, 5:59 PM
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, 3/7/2021, 9:10 PM
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, 3/7/2021, 4:05 AM
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, 3/5/2021, 1:58 AM
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, 3/4/2021, 6:21 AM
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, 3/2/2021, 4:39 PM
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, 3/1/2021, 6:59 PM
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, 3/1/2021, 1:50 PM
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, 2/28/2021, 10:59 PM
Report: Gantz had secret meetings with King Abdullah of Jordan

Report: Gantz had secret meetings with King Abdullah of Jordan

Defense Min. reportedly met a number of times with Jordanian king. 'I have continuous and ongoing contact with the Jordanians.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/28/2021, 7:50 AM
Gantz associate urges him to quit race

Gantz associate urges him to quit race

Hod Betzer, close associate of Blue and White chairman, reportedly removed from party campaign after urging Gantz not to run.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 2/26/2021, 10:18 PM
Gantz demands that vaccine sales stop

Gantz demands that vaccine sales stop

Security Minister Gantz says that Netanyahu needs th Cabinet's approval to sell vaccines.Shlomo Witty, 2/25/2021, 4:41 PM
Yisrael Katz: 'Benny Gantz is preventing approval of subsidized medications'

Yisrael Katz: 'Benny Gantz is preventing approval of subsidized medications'

Finance Min. Katz slams DM Gantz for preventing updated list of medications from being approved. 'It's an embarrassment.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/25/2021, 8:58 AM
Gantz: Stopping Iran is a national mission

Gantz: Stopping Iran is a national mission

Defense Minister addresses graduates of IDF officers course, outlines what new nuclear deal with Iran must include.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/24/2021, 5:36 PM
Gantz: Netanyahu trades in vaccines Israelis paid for

Gantz: Netanyahu trades in vaccines Israelis paid for

Defense Minister slams PM for sending thousands of vaccines 'paid for by the Israeli taxpayer' to countries in exchange for embassy moves.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/23/2021, 8:37 PM
Moshe Gafni: 'Gantz isn't fit to be in the Knesset'

Moshe Gafni: 'Gantz isn't fit to be in the Knesset'

'It's unbelievable, I sat with Benny Gantz and asked him to keep his agreement, he lied unashamedly,' UTJ's Moshe Gafni says of Benny Gantz.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/22/2021, 4:26 PM
Benny Gantz attacks media: 'You ruined my good name'

Benny Gantz attacks media: 'You ruined my good name'

Defense Minister Gantz accuses media of doing 'horrible' things to him, says media 'leaves no place in politics' for honesty, respect.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/19/2021, 11:25 AM
Gantz and Tropper preparing for reopening of culture

Gantz and Tropper preparing for reopening of culture

Defense Minister and Culture and Sports Minister meet employees of the world of culture: Israeli society consumes culture like air.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/17/2021, 6:43 AM
Netanyahu, Gantz agree on Purim restrictions

Netanyahu, Gantz agree on Purim restrictions

Restrictions to be placed on gatherings, prayer quorum sizes on Purim, festive meals to be limited to nuclear family.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/15/2021, 6:31 PM
Benny Gantz pushing to establish civil marriage in Israel

Benny Gantz pushing to establish civil marriage in Israel

Justice Minister Benny Gantz looking to approve same-sex marriages and other unions not recognized by rabbinate. AG okays move.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/15/2021, 8:15 AM
Gantz: Netanyahu harmed US-Israel relations

Gantz: Netanyahu harmed US-Israel relations

Blue and White chairman: Very concerning that Biden hasn't called Netanyahu yet, this is the result of Israel's quarreling with the US.Elad Benari, Canada, 2/12/2021, 11:08 PM
Gantz: Begin would not vote for today's Likud

Gantz: Begin would not vote for today's Likud

Blue and White chairman: If it were up to Netanyahu, he'd leave everything under lockdown in order to evade trial.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/11/2021, 5:45 AM
Gantz continues to promote 'green pass' for vaccinated people

Gantz continues to promote 'green pass' for vaccinated people

Justice Minister, Attorney General speak to quickly formulate legal position ahead of government discussion of green pass policy tomorrow.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/10/2021, 7:58 PM
Gantz: I never leaked recordings of Corona Cabinet meetings

Gantz: I never leaked recordings of Corona Cabinet meetings

Gantz addressed several issues, among them the leaked recordings, governmental responsibility, and the plans to reopen the economy.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/10/2021, 1:45 PM
Benny Gantz: Lebanon will pay heavy cost if front opens in north

Benny Gantz: Lebanon will pay heavy cost if front opens in north

Defense Minister addresses northern front in speech at memorial service for helicopter disaster victims.Hezki Baruch, 2/8/2021, 7:17 PM
Gantz answers ICC: A flawed, political and biased decision

Gantz answers ICC: A flawed, political and biased decision

Defense Minister Benny Gantz in a letter to Israeli defense establishment: Poor and baseless decision designed to serve Israel’s detractors.Yoni Kempinski, 2/6/2021, 8:05 PM
Blue and White Chair. Benny Gantz: We prevented annexation

Blue and White Chair. Benny Gantz: We prevented annexation

In a Zoom conference attended by thousands of Blue and White activists Gantz said: Preventing annexation paved the way for peace.Yoni Kempinski, 2/5/2021, 4:05 PM
Gantz and Netanyahu trade barbs at Cabinet meeting

Gantz and Netanyahu trade barbs at Cabinet meeting

The Prime Minister and Alternate Prime Minister entered a heated exchange at a near-impasse during a cabinet meeting about COVID-19.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/4/2021, 8:34 PM
Gantz: Netanyahu is playing with human lives

Gantz: Netanyahu is playing with human lives

Blue and White chairman blasts Netanyahu after he canceled a cabinet meeting to discuss the coronavirus lockdown.Hezki Baruch, 2/4/2021, 12:11 AM
Gantz: We're running - united and strong

Gantz: We're running - united and strong

'Blue and White' submits its slate for 24th Knesset elections. "List is composed of honest, committed and determined public servants".Yoni Kempinski, 2/3/2021, 3:54 PM
Yankelevitch to associates: Blue and White becoming anti-haredi, anti-settler

Yankelevitch to associates: Blue and White becoming anti-haredi, anti-settler

Diaspora Affairs Minister reportedly explained to associates why she decided not be part of Blue and White slate in upcoming election.Ben Ariel, 2/3/2021, 3:04 AM
Gantz says he has no intention of dropping out of election

Gantz says he has no intention of dropping out of election

Blue and White chairman explains why he expects his party to recover from dismal showing in the polls so far.Ben Ariel, 2/2/2021, 2:15 AM
Gantz: There are homes in Lebanon that have guest rooms and missile rooms

Gantz: There are homes in Lebanon that have guest rooms and missile rooms

Defense Minister gives first-ever interview by Israeli minister to Alghad TV which broadcasts from Cairo.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/31/2021, 11:20 PM
Gantz to demand partial lifting of lockdown starting Thursday

Gantz to demand partial lifting of lockdown starting Thursday

'I traveled across the country and I saw that everything is open,' says Gantz. 'We're playing games with ourselves. We need to reopen.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/31/2021, 8:00 PM
Gantz: I'm going to make sure Netanyahu is replaced

Gantz: I'm going to make sure Netanyahu is replaced

Blue and White chairman: I will not sit under Netanyahu one more time. You can fool me once but not twice.Elad Benari, Canada, 1/29/2021, 10:06 PM
Gantz speaks with US Defense Secretary Lloyd James Austin

Gantz speaks with US Defense Secretary Lloyd James Austin

Israeli defense minister holds first conversation with US counterpart. Secretary Austin reaffirms close US-Israel relationship.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/28/2021, 6:53 PM