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Religious Zionist rabbis decry 'kashrut revolution'

Religious Zionist rabbis decry 'kashrut revolution'

Leading rabbis say any reform to kashrut industry must be approved by the Chief Rabbinate.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/07/2021 21:48
The government's next target: Conversion services

The government's next target: Conversion services

Religious Affairs Min. turns his attention to eliminating Chief Rabbinate's authority over conversion process.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/07/2021 13:51
Religious Affairs Minister announces 'kashrut revolution'

Religious Affairs Minister announces 'kashrut revolution'

Reforms in kashrut aimed to increase competition while having Chief Rabbinate set universal standards.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/07/2021 16:25
Religious Affairs Min.: 'A single law for theaters and synagogues'

Religious Affairs Min.: 'A single law for theaters and synagogues'

Religious Affairs Ministry formulating plan for synagogues during holiday season, promises single standard for all venues.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/07/2021 13:01
Yamina minister lies about haredi support for Shabbat compromise

Yamina minister lies about haredi support for Shabbat compromise

Minister for Religious Affairs Matan Kahana made claim in Knesset plenum, only to be shot down by UTJ MK Uri Maklev.Y Rabinovitz, 23/06/2021 09:20
Yamina's plan to negate haredi influence on key committee

Yamina's plan to negate haredi influence on key committee

Religious Affairs Minister intends to ensure more rabbis, religious judges appointed from Religious Zionist community.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/06/2021 10:00
Minister Kahana: Smotrich continues scorched earth policy

Minister Kahana: Smotrich continues scorched earth policy

Religious Affairs Minister Matan Kahana says Bezalel Smotrich willing to destroy everything if he doesn't get his way.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/06/2021 22:48
Israel's first deaf MK to enter the Knesset in 48 hours

Israel's first deaf MK to enter the Knesset in 48 hours

Yamina's Shirley Pinto will enter the Knesset following the resignation of Religious Affairs Minister as part of the Norwegian Law.Ben Ariel, 14/06/2021 05:34
Bezalel Smotrich: Closure of Temple mount was 'pitiful decision'

Bezalel Smotrich: Closure of Temple mount was 'pitiful decision'

'The Temple Mount is in our hands? Or are those who are violent victorious?': Right-wing MKs slam decision to close Temple Mount to Jews.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/05/2021 10:10
MK Matan Kahana: We have forgotten that we are brothers

MK Matan Kahana: We have forgotten that we are brothers

MK Matan Kahana speaks at Memorial Day ceremony, stresses importance of unity among Israelis.Ben Ariel, 14/04/2021 05:05
Matan Kahane: 'There's no way Yair Lapid will become prime minister'

Matan Kahane: 'There's no way Yair Lapid will become prime minister'

Yamina's MK Matan Kahane says his party aims to replace PM Netanyahu, but refuses to rule out sitting in a Netanyahu-led government.103FM, 17/03/2021 12:36
Matan Kahana to Arutz Sheva: Netanyahu is afraid to be right-wing

Matan Kahana to Arutz Sheva: Netanyahu is afraid to be right-wing

Yamina MK says Yair Lapid cannot be prime minister because the majority will vote right-wing and he is left-wing.Ido Ben Porat, 08/03/2021 21:06
Matan Kahane: 'New Hope is a balloon that'll pop after elections'

Matan Kahane: 'New Hope is a balloon that'll pop after elections'

'New Hope party is filled with air, it was created only from hatred, with no agenda,' Yamina's MK Matan Kahane says.103FM, 08/03/2021 12:57
Yamina MK Matan Kahane meets with Rabbi Yitzchak Yosef

Yamina MK Matan Kahane meets with Rabbi Yitzchak Yosef

MK Kahane speaks with Rabbi Yosef about issues of religion and state. At end of meeting, Rabbi Yosef blesses Kahane.Hezki Baruch, 23/02/2021 19:57
'Without Bennett, Palestinian state would have arisen here'

'Without Bennett, Palestinian state would have arisen here'

Yamina MK: 'I don't move an inch on religion and state without close rabbinical guidance. No one will teach us what religious Zionism is.'Ido ben Porat, 23/02/2021 18:45
Bennett heaps praise on member of his party

Bennett heaps praise on member of his party

Yamina chairman praises MK Matan Kahana and quips: He's more religious than I am.Yonatan Gottlieb, 23/02/2021 06:36
'Netanyahu-Abbas alliance is a disgrace'

'Netanyahu-Abbas alliance is a disgrace'

MK Matan Kahana blasts Likud after its members fail to attend vote on motion to bar Joint List and Ra’am from running for the Knesset.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/02/2021 03:37
'Lawbreakers enter IDF bases and steal property, Bedouin unimpressed by Ohana's speeches'

'Lawbreakers enter IDF bases and steal property, Bedouin unimpressed by Ohana's speeches'

Yamina MK Matan Kahane blames government for lawlessness in south: 'After six Likud Internal Security Ministers, reality is complete chaos.'Shimon Cohen, 09/02/2021 18:26
Yamina MK Matan Kahana: Our main objective is to replace Netanyahu

Yamina MK Matan Kahana: Our main objective is to replace Netanyahu

"We'll sit with any Zionist party that can set personal differences aside for two minutes."Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/12/2020 14:02
MK Kahana blessed by Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky

MK Kahana blessed by Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky

Yamina MK meets with leader of Lithuanian haredi community. says Torah united the Jewish people.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/12/2020 14:33
Yamina MK: Will Netanyahu agree to join Bennett's coalition?

Yamina MK: Will Netanyahu agree to join Bennett's coalition?

As Yamina closes in on Likud in polls, party predicts Netanyahu's demise.Hezki Baruch, 02/12/2020 15:09
Construction freeze in reverse: Israel's only waste incinerator to be built in Judea

Construction freeze in reverse: Israel's only waste incinerator to be built in Judea

Environment Ministry freezes plans for "all incinerators across the country" but plans for waste disposal in Judea to continue.Hezki Baruch, 01/11/2020 15:57
Bill would declare Palestinian Authority a 'foreign political entity'

Bill would declare Palestinian Authority a 'foreign political entity'

New bill would allow for prosecution of Israeli citizens who cooperating with PA gov't or security agencies against the State of Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/09/2020 18:45
MK Matan Kahane: 'I'd recommend Bennett to be prime minister'

MK Matan Kahane: 'I'd recommend Bennett to be prime minister'

MK Kahane announces 'next person I'd recommend to be prime minister is Naftali Bennett,' stressing this is not official Yamina position.Yonatan Gottleib, 17/08/2020 20:46
MK Kahana to Civil Administration: You admit that you failed in Area C

MK Kahana to Civil Administration: You admit that you failed in Area C

Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee holds dicussion on state's failure to respond to PA takeover of Area C.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/08/2020 15:59
'Blue and White is pushing the Likud around time and time again'

'Blue and White is pushing the Likud around time and time again'

MK Matan Kahana attacked the coalition's decision to bury the Override Clause - 'Likud is like a leaf blown in the wind by Blue and White'.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/08/2020 19:17
Can Jerusalem tourism be saved from the clutches of COVID-19?

Can Jerusalem tourism be saved from the clutches of COVID-19?

With CV-19 virus not allowing flights in and out of the country, the tourism industry in Israel may have gotten the boost it badly needed.Eitan Divinsky, 23/07/2020 21:28
Shaked: Apply sovereignty without strangling communities

Shaked: Apply sovereignty without strangling communities

MK Ayelet Shaked visits protest tent, calls on PM to 'seize opportunity' while avoiding dangers in application of sovereignty.Hezki Baruch, 22/06/2020 19:21
MK Kahana: He who is strict on conversion encourages assimilation

MK Kahana: He who is strict on conversion encourages assimilation

Yamina MK attacks Deri's proposal to enact new conversion law ensuring that only conversions in Israel approved by Rabbinate recognized.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/06/2020 09:30
'Gantz, Netanyahu, how dare you give a tailwind to terrorism'

'Gantz, Netanyahu, how dare you give a tailwind to terrorism'

MK Matan Kahana criticizes Prime Minister, Alternate Prime Minister for suspending order stopping PA banks from transferring terrorist fundsArutz Sheva Staff, 09/06/2020 17:07
Yamina MK: Netanyahu is to blame for the sickness of the justice system

Yamina MK: Netanyahu is to blame for the sickness of the justice system

"A day on which the Israeli Prime Minister sits on the defendant’s bench is a sad day for the State of Israel," says MK Matan Kahana.Hezki Baruch, 25/05/2020 05:41