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Minister Shai: Labor should have been more right-wing

Diaspora Affairs Minister says his party should have seen that the Israeli electorate was moving to the right, not focused on LGBT, feminism

Minister Shai: Labor should have been more right-wing

'Today the question is what can Israel do for world Jewry'

Nachman Shai addresses Basel gala marking 125 years since launch of Zionist Congress. 'Paradigm between Israel, Diaspora has reversed.'

'Today the question is what can Israel do for world Jewry'

Did a Labor minister flout the military censor?

Diaspora Min. Nachman Shai says, 'State of Israel, IDF, acted tonight in Syria.'

Did a Labor minister flout the military censor?

Minister Nachman Shai: Meretz is to the left of us, there won't be an alliance

Labor Minister: We see stability and continuity in the party, we at peace with ourselves.

'Meretz is to the left of us, there won't be an alliance'

Diaspora Min demands security for Western Wall Egalitarian plaza

Diaspora Minister says Israel's relationships with US Jewry, Democratic party depend on protecting worshipers at southern Kotel section.

Diaspora Min demands security for Western Wall Egalitarian plaza

Nachman Shai to INN: Jerusalem is ours, we won't fight with the Americans

Minister Nachman Shai: Even President Biden's visit to eastern Jerusalem will not change the fact that it is Israeli territory.

'Jerusalem is ours, we won't fight with the Americans'player

'Jewish education is key to the survival of the Jewish people'

New class of Ohr Torah Stone emissaries graduates in ceremony attended by Diaspora Minister, heads off to communities around the world.

'Jewish education is key to the survival of the Jewish people'

'Antisemitism occurs in both Russia and Ukraine'

Diaspora Minister Dr. Nachman Shai reacts to Russia citing a 2017 Israeli report on antisemitism to justify calling Ukrainian leaders Nazis.

'Antisemitism occurs in both Russia and Ukraine'

Minister: We got through Ramadan relatively peacefully

Diaspora Affairs Minister Dr. Nachman Shai calls recent month of Ramadan 'relatively peaceful' despite murders, Temple Mount violence.

Minister: We got through Ramadan relatively peacefully

Condolences pour in to family of murdered guard

Numerous public figures have spoken out to console the family of the guard shot dead Friday night at the entrance to the city of Ariel.

Condolences pour in to family of murdered guard

Far-left, far-right both using Ukraine war to push antisemitism

Israeli government warns that movements on both the far-left and far-right are using Russia-Ukraine war to push anti-Jewish canards.

Far-left, far-right both using Ukraine war to push antisemitism

Diaspora Ministry: Ukraine war used to spread antisemitic conspiracy theories

Diaspora Affairs Minister Shai: Ahead of Holocaust Remembrance Day we have an historical duty to rectify this situation.

Ukraine war used to spread antisemitic conspiracy theories

Govt minister Nachman Shai: 'We have a very narrow coalition & need Ra'am to survive'

"Opposition doesn't have better ideas for the Temple Mount," says Diaspora Affairs Minister. "We saw what happened to them last summer."

'We have a very narrow coalition & need Ra'am to survive'

'We have a responsibility to help all people in distress'

Diaspora, Culture Ministers explain selection of Ukrainian humanitarian Elizaveta Sherstuk to light Independence Day Diaspora Torch.

'We have a responsibility to help all people in distress'

Diaspora Minister: Jews can't be silent in face of war crimes

Diaspora Affairs Minister Dr. Nachman Shai condemns Russian massacres of Ukrainian civilians.

Diaspora Minister: Jews can't be silent in face of war crimes

Diaspora Week to celebrate Israel's ties with global Jewish community

'World Jewry is our flesh and blood, the bonds between us are more important than ever,' Diaspora Min. Nachman Shai says.

Diaspora Week to celebrate Israel's ties with global Jewry

Diaspora Affairs Minister: 'If we don't condemn Russia, Israel will be the next Ukraine'

Ahead of historic summit of Middle East foreign ministers, Israeli minister stresses: "Our main goal is to stop Iran."

'If we don't condemn Russia, Israel will be the next Ukraine'

Diaspora Min. to demand committee for refugee absorption

'Israel must adapt itself to the new situation which has been created,' Diaspora Min. Nachman Shai says.

Diaspora Min. to demand committee for refugee absorption

Interior Min.: 'Diaspora Min. slandering the State of Israel'

'Israel absorbing Ukrainian, Russian, citizens on very large scale, ministers should be proud of their country,' Interior Min. Shaked says.

Interior Min.: 'Diaspora Min. slandering the State of Israel'

Diaspora Affairs Min.: 'Give these refugees shelter'

Diaspora Min. demands Israel to grant shelter to additional Ukrainian refugees, says Russia-Ukraine war is 'crisis of historic proportions.'

Diaspora Affairs Min.: 'Give these refugees shelter'

'Jewish State cannot close its gates at such a time'

Minister Nachman Shai visits Poland-Ukraine border crossing and sees the stream of refugees fleeing the war.

'Jewish State cannot close its gates at such a time'

Israel's Diaspora Affairs Min. visits Poland-Ukraine border

Diaspora Affairs Min. Shai flies to Poland, to hold meetings in Warsaw, visit the Polish-Ukrainian border.

Israel's Diaspora Affairs Min. visits Poland-Ukraine border

Diaspora Min. asks PM to cancel deposits for Ukrainian refugees

Diaspora Affairs Minister Dr. Nachman Shai sends letter to PM Bennett calling NIS 10,000 deposit for Ukrainian refugees 'inhuman.'

Diaspora Min. asks PM to cancel deposits for Ukrainian refugees

Israel announces new NIS 10 million aid package for Ukrainian Jews

Diaspora Minister Nachman Shai announces aid for Ukrainian Jewish community from Israeli govt. and Australian philanthropic foundation.

Israel announces new NIS 10 million aid package for Ukraine Jews

Diaspora Affairs Min.: 'Jewish solidarity is being re-worked for the 21st century'

Minister Nachman Shai: Israeli gov't acting to help Ukrainian Jews, has 'signaled that it is leading on this issue, not waiting to act.'

'Jewish solidarity is being re-worked for the 21st century'

Diaspora Min.: 'Israel will continue to help Ukrainian Jews'

Israel 'will continue to assist as needed - this is our duty in Israel, the state of the Jewish people,' Diaspora Min. Nachman Shai says.

Diaspora Min.: 'Israel will continue to help Ukrainian Jews'

Diaspora Ministry announces 10m NIS to aid Ukraine Jews

'Quite clear at this stage that both immediate and ongoing support are needed,' Diaspora Ministry says.

Diaspora Ministry announces 10m NIS to aid Ukraine Jews

'Time has come to return to normal reality, to live with the virus'

Nachman Shai responds to prime minister, health minister agreeing to drop most restrictions on air travel.

'Time has come to return to normal reality, to live with COVID'

Diaspora Minister to PM: Change rules for entry into Israel

Nachman Shai says non-Israelis over age 1 currently have to show vax status for entry, even though no vax exists worldwide for kids under 5.

Diaspora Minister to PM: Change rules for entry into Israel

Why Israel must avoid involvement in Russia-Ukraine crisis

Any move made by Israel impacts on Jews worldwide, explains Diaspora Affairs Minister Nachman Shai.

Why Israel must avoid involvement in Russia-Ukraine crisis

Smotrich: Chief Rabbinate is important for Jews around the world

The leader of Religious Zionism says the Chief Rabbinate of Israel is even more important for those outside of Israel's borders.

Smotrich: Chief Rabbinate is important for Jews around the world

Diaspora Minister: Israel must allow emergency aliyah from Ukraine

Diaspora Affairs Minister Dr. Nachman Shai says Israel must fulfill its purpose by offering refuge to Jews in Ukraine.

Diaspora Min: Israel must allow emergency aliyah from Ukraine

Minister Nachman Shai: Israel must be on the offensive following Amnesty report

Diaspora Affairs Minister responds to report accusing Israel of apartheid: We must fight it with all our might.

'Israel must be on the offensive following Amnesty report'

PM Bennett: 'Closely monitoring the hostage situation'

Israel is 'closely monitoring' hostage situation in Colleyville, Texas, Israeli ministers say.

PM Bennett: 'Closely monitoring the hostage situation'

Minister: Govt. did not surrender to Bedouin

Diaspora Affairs Minister Nachman Shai says people on whom the coalition depends always know how to wield their power.

Minister: Govt. did not surrender to Bedouin

Minister Shai: Homesh yeshiva should be left intact

Diaspora Affairs Minister on Deputy Minister Yair Golan's comments: The people of Homesh are not subhuman.

Minister Shai: Homesh yeshiva should be left intact

Diaspora Minister: Diaspora Jews will no longer be cut off from Israel

Diaspora Affairs Minister Dr. Nachman Shai welcomes Health Ministry's decision to open skies to all travelers.

Minister: Diaspora Jews will no longer be cut off from Israel

Diaspora Minister praises relaxed entry restrictions

Minister Dr. Nachman Shai responds to the lifting of restrictions on entry to travelers from many countries.

Diaspora Minister praises relaxed entry restrictions

Minister: 'First line of defense against coronavirus has fallen'

Labor party minister Nachman Shai praises PM Bennett: 'It's not easy to stand up and say, 'We're making a change.''

Minister: 'First line of defense against coronavirus has fallen'

'Travel bans pushing Israel-Diaspora relations to breaking point'

Diaspora Minister warns the Israel's ties with Jews abroad is reaching 'breaking point' over travel bans barring non-citizens from visiting.

Minister: Travel bans are crushing Israel-Diaspora relations