Ministers

Preview: The biggest government in Israel's history

Preview: The biggest government in Israel's history

Likud and Blue and White power-sharing yet incomplete, but preliminary picture of Netanyahu-Gantz government to be sworn in tonight emerges.Mordechai Sones, 5/14/2020, 9:59 AM
Israel's most popular ministers: Ayelet Shaked, Naftali Bennett

Israel's most popular ministers: Ayelet Shaked, Naftali Bennett

Justice Minister Shaked's popularity rises 10%, making her Israel's most popular minister.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/25/2018, 10:55 PM
'Time to strengthen Hevron'

'Time to strengthen Hevron'

Collective call to PM to advance Jewish building in Hevron. 'The PA cannot incite against us while continuing to receive gestures from us.'Hezki Baruch, 10/1/2017, 12:48 PM
Turkish minister denied entry to Rotterdam consulate

Turkish minister denied entry to Rotterdam consulate

Dutch police stop Turkish minister from entering consulate, minister says Dutch blockade 'violates all international laws.'Chana Roberts, 3/11/2017, 11:09 PM
Law Allowing Ministers to Resign Passes

Law Allowing Ministers to Resign Passes

Knesset approves first reading of Jewish Home's bill that would allow a minister to resign from the Knesset and allow new MKs to enter.Hezki Baruch, 7/23/2015, 2:12 AM
Benny Begin Leaves Government

Benny Begin Leaves Government

Minister without portfolio to revert to MK after submitting his resignation.Shlomo Pitrikovsky and Tova Dvorin, 5/31/2015, 2:46 PM
It's Official: Gilad Erdan Sworn into Government

It's Official: Gilad Erdan Sworn into Government

Erdan voted in via late Monday night vote; he will be Internal Security, Strategic Affairs, and Hasbarah Ministers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/25/2015, 11:07 PM
'Man of the People'? Benny Begin Spotted on Train

'Man of the People'? Benny Begin Spotted on Train

Social media frenzy over Begin on Jerusalem light rail; minister reportedly rejects using private transport despite gov't car.Tova Dvorin, 5/22/2015, 9:21 AM
Erdan: I Rejected Role Based on 'Principles'

Erdan: I Rejected Role Based on 'Principles'

The morning after: MK notes hours after rejecting Public Security role that he needed more tools to overhaul Israel's security systems.Ido Ben-Porat, 5/15/2015, 9:56 AM
'It's Time to Roll Up Our Sleeves and Get to Work'

'It's Time to Roll Up Our Sleeves and Get to Work'

Netanyahu reveals aims of the next gov't. On the agenda: security, social welfare, domestic and regional development - and peace talks?Tova Dvorin, 5/15/2015, 9:00 AM
Which Likud MKs Will Become Ministers?

Which Likud MKs Will Become Ministers?

Yariv Levin, Danny Danon weigh in on Likud hopefuls hours before Netanyahu is due to dole out appointments.Tova Dvorin, 5/13/2015, 7:46 PM
Likud In-Fighting Looms with Expansion on Horizon

Likud In-Fighting Looms with Expansion on Horizon

With cabinet expansion expected to be approved Wednesday, Netanyahu must then find way to keep his party members satisfied.Cynthia Blank, 5/13/2015, 7:45 AM
Stormy Debate Over Cabinet Expansion

Stormy Debate Over Cabinet Expansion

MKs exchange proposals, sarcasm in overnight debate; bill to expand government passes for second and third readings.Shlomo Pitrikovsky and Tova Dvorin, 5/12/2015, 9:25 AM
Knesset, A-G Call to Reject Yesh Atid Petition

Knesset, A-G Call to Reject Yesh Atid Petition

Formal response to Yesh Atid bid to block Cabinet expansion notes that the party has objected prematurely, involves High Court needlessly.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, 5/11/2015, 9:26 AM
'Lapid Never Objected to Cabinet Before'

'Lapid Never Objected to Cabinet Before'

Likud MK Ze'ev Elkin notes that Yair Lapid's appeal follows a government with even more ministers, quips Lapid's math must be poor.Tova Dvorin, 5/11/2015, 8:09 AM
Lapid Files Court Motion to Block Gov't Expansion

Lapid Files Court Motion to Block Gov't Expansion

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu is planning to increase the number of ministers in his government – if the High Court lets him.Moshe Cohen, 5/10/2015, 9:41 PM
'PM is Spitting in the Face of the Israeli Public'

'PM is Spitting in the Face of the Israeli Public'

Yesh Atid MK Ofer Shelah fires at Netanyahu's bid to extend number of ministers, claims it is not lawful.Tova Dvorin, 5/10/2015, 9:01 AM
Senior Likud MKs Threaten Netanyahu for Portfolios

Senior Likud MKs Threaten Netanyahu for Portfolios

Senior MKs, including Silvan Shalom and Ayoub Kara, threaten not to vote for key bill in early sign of coalition instability.Shlomo Pyotrkovsky, Ari Yashar, 5/7/2015, 9:30 PM
Lapid: We Will Fight Netanyahu's Corruption

Lapid: We Will Fight Netanyahu's Corruption

Lapid blasts Netanyahu for plans to increase number of ministers serving in his cabinet, calls on public to help fight this 'corruption.'Cynthia Blank, 3/19/2015, 9:21 AM
Netanyahu Blames Ministers for Coalition Crisis

Netanyahu Blames Ministers for Coalition Crisis

Prime Minister issues sharp criticism against ministers for 'subversions and attacks' on the government. Are elections inevitable?Tova Dvorin, 12/1/2014, 4:36 PM
Liberman Attacks Netanyahu for Lack of Leadership

Liberman Attacks Netanyahu for Lack of Leadership

Liberman pulls no punches in criticizing fellow ministers over polarizing views, calls for unity before the government collapses.Tova Dvorin, 6/9/2014, 3:48 PM
Yair Lapid Bottoms Out Public Approval Poll

Yair Lapid Bottoms Out Public Approval Poll

Poll ranking public approval of 23 ministers reveals surprises. Among them: Livni ranks above Netanyahu.Tova Dvorin, 3/1/2014, 10:42 PM
Lapid: Halt New Raises for Ministers and MKs

Lapid: Halt New Raises for Ministers and MKs

Yesh Atid head Yair Lapid on Monday called on the Knesset to postpone scheduled pay raises for themselves and government ministersDavid Lev, 12/23/2013, 7:58 PM
Terror Release Opponent Demands Ministers Be Tough

Terror Release Opponent Demands Ministers Be Tough

Israelis are pressuring government ministers to oppose further release of terrorists, part of a 'gesture' already promised the PADavid Lev, 9/29/2013, 10:23 PM
Ministers Ignored Shin Bet, Added Names to List

Ministers Ignored Shin Bet, Added Names to List

Ministers ignored recommendations from Israeli intelligence agents in order to ‘strengthen Abu Mazen.’Maayana Miskin, 8/13/2013, 9:23 AM
Gov't Approves Bill Limiting Ministers to 19

Gov't Approves Bill Limiting Ministers to 19

Governance Law would raise minimum threshold for entering Knesset to 4%, pushing out small parties.Gil Ronen, 5/6/2013, 2:47 PM
Which Ministers Stood Up for Yesha Residents?

Which Ministers Stood Up for Yesha Residents?

An Arutz Sheva investigation reveals the names of the ministers who stood up for Judea and Samaria residents - and those who didn'tDavid Lev, 2/4/2012, 10:08 PM