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Abu Kabir Forensics Institute to remain open on Shabbat

Abu Kabir Forensics Institute to remain open on Shabbat

Health Minister didn't respond when asked to allow Abu Kabir to work nights, but when Arab MKs pressed for Shabbat opening, he agreed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/10/2021 22:12
Yesha Council head slams government ministers for meeting with Mahmoud Abbas

Yesha Council head slams government ministers for meeting with Mahmoud Abbas

First Defense Minister Benny Gantz and now Health Minister Nitzan Horowitz along with other Meretz MKs... PM Bennett gives a green light.Hezki Baruch, 03/10/2021 20:28
Abbas seeks to meet Meretz ministers

Abbas seeks to meet Meretz ministers

PA chairman invites Meretz's 2 ministers in Israeli government to discuss regional issues.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/09/2021 23:03
Health Min. condemns Bennett for attack on health officials

Health Min. condemns Bennett for attack on health officials

Health Minister Nitzan Horowitz defends his ministry after PM says health officials don't have 'monopoly' on decision-makingArutz Sheva Staff, 28/09/2021 21:47
Ministers caught revealing they don't believe Green Pass has medical justification

Ministers caught revealing they don't believe Green Pass has medical justification

Ministers Horowitz, Shaked caught on mic saying that Green Pass restrictions unjustified medically, but rather serve to pressure unvaxxed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/09/2021 14:59
Hospitals' strike ends, agreement reached with government

Hospitals' strike ends, agreement reached with government

NIS 960 million to be transferred by end of 2021 within state budget framework.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/09/2021 15:38
Health Minister: Enough with the panic

Health Minister: Enough with the panic

'Too early to celebrate, but there are positive signs,' Health Min. Nitzan Horowitz says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/09/2021 21:42
Health Minister: Those who don't want to get vaccinated should sit at home

Health Minister: Those who don't want to get vaccinated should sit at home

Health Minister Nitzan Horowitz explains decision to obligate teaching staff to follow the “green pass” regulations.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 28/08/2021 01:07
New 'vaccine mobiles' to help close social gaps, end pandemic

New 'vaccine mobiles' to help close social gaps, end pandemic

Health Min. Horowitz initiates plan to bring 'vaccine mobiles' to disadvantaged, low SES towns. 'I won't give up on this population.'Orly Harari, 24/08/2021 13:54
Horowitz: We will certainly vaccinate during school hours

Horowitz: We will certainly vaccinate during school hours

'There will be vaccinations in the schools during school hours. We want to vaccinate students - not empty chairs.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/08/2021 13:55
Health Minister: The virus is changing rapidly and spreading fast

Health Minister: The virus is changing rapidly and spreading fast

Health Minister Nitzan Horowitz on South American variant of the coronavirus: I hope we are able to isolate the cases.Ben Ariel, 20/08/2021 04:38
Health Minister removes ban on gay blood donations

Health Minister removes ban on gay blood donations

New regulations will ask all those who have engaged in high-risk behavior in recent months not to donate blood.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/08/2021 11:43
New directive permits COVID vaccination in schools

New directive permits COVID vaccination in schools

Attorney-general prepared new order to bypass opposition of Education Minister who has called the notion 'criminal.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/08/2021 12:47
Health Minister: There will be COVID shots in schools

Health Minister: There will be COVID shots in schools

Minister Nitzan says despite opposition so far, he will not give up on vaccinations in educational institutions.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/08/2021 07:36
ITU head: 'Give teachers the third coronavirus vaccine'

ITU head: 'Give teachers the third coronavirus vaccine'

Yaffa Ben David, head of Israel's Teachers Union, demands Health Minister allow teachers to receive 'booster' dose before school begins.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/08/2021 15:25
Minister of Health MK Horowitz: Another lockdown? Only as a last resort

Minister of Health MK Horowitz: Another lockdown? Only as a last resort

According to Horowitz, a nationwide lockdown is the last resort and all means will be taken to avoid it.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/08/2021 10:20
MK Aryeh Deri: 'Health Minister Horowitz concerned with gender changes - not pandemic'

MK Aryeh Deri: 'Health Minister Horowitz concerned with gender changes - not pandemic'

Shas chief slams Health Minister for promising to shorten wait times for sex change operations - instead of focusing on pandemic and health.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/08/2021 12:44
Health Minister: No plans to close the airport now

Health Minister: No plans to close the airport now

'Entry and exit from Israel will be under close supervision, but we won't close the airport,' Health Min. Horowitz says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/07/2021 12:32
Health Minister Nitzan Horowitz: 'Enough playing pretend'

Health Minister Nitzan Horowitz: 'Enough playing pretend'

Health Min. Horowitz condemns criticism of Dr. Alroy-Preis as 'out of place,' says he backs Ministry professionals 'completely and totally.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/07/2021 22:25
Does Israel have the authority to recognize sex change?

Does Israel have the authority to recognize sex change?

The 'Choosing Family' movement asked the Ministry of Health on what grounds it feels authorized to approve sex change in Israel.Yehonatan Gotlieb , 11/07/2021 22:27
Health Minister: COVID is here to stay

Health Minister: COVID is here to stay

"Government is taking steps to allow us to live our daily lives with coronavirus in the background."Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/07/2021 07:57
New COVID testing facility to be set up at Ben Gurion Airport

New COVID testing facility to be set up at Ben Gurion Airport

Testing facility to administer hundreds of tests at airport as Israel grapples with outbreak of Delta Variant.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/06/2021 17:19
Fines to be imposed on travelers to high-risk countries

Fines to be imposed on travelers to high-risk countries

Health Minister Nitzan Horowitz announces increased enforcement at Ben Gurion Airport against people traveling to countries defined as red.Ben Ariel, 21/06/2021 23:23
Meretz head, Nitzan Horowitz: We can have functioning government within days

Meretz head, Nitzan Horowitz: We can have functioning government within days

Meretz party head Nitzan Horowitz said coalition impasse could be solved in days and called for Lapid to be handed mandate to form gov't.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/05/2021 15:56
Meretz MK: We won't support Netanyahu for president

Meretz MK: We won't support Netanyahu for president

MK Nitzan Horowitz urges leaders of 'bloc for change' to begin coalition negotiations immediately, says PM Netanyahu 'endangers' Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/04/2021 15:45
Meretz chairman: We will do everything to prevent an extremist right-wing government

Meretz chairman: We will do everything to prevent an extremist right-wing government

Nitzan Horowitz: We will do everything to prevent Netanyahu from forming an extreme, right-wing government with fascist elements.Ben Ariel, 24/03/2021 04:04
Meretz chairman supports ICC decision against Israel

Meretz chairman supports ICC decision against Israel

Nitzan Horowitz says he supports cooperation with ICC investigation: Israel should ask itself what it could have done to prevent this.Hezki Baruch, 07/03/2021 05:33
Meretz approves Knesset slate

Meretz approves Knesset slate

Slate includes Arab woman in #4 spot on the slate and two Arab candidates in the top five.Hezki Baruch, 07/01/2021 06:45
Meretz: Stop destroying Arab houses

Meretz: Stop destroying Arab houses

A delegation of the Meretz party visited the village of Khalat a-Daba, where last week the Civil Admin. demolished two residential houses.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/12/2020 15:37
Meretz chief offers 'shocking' response on EU terror funding

Meretz chief offers 'shocking' response on EU terror funding

As Knesset probes European funding of groups tied to terrorism, Blue and White MK blasts Meretz chief. 'Doesn't this bother you?'Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/11/2020 10:40
'Peace in exchange for relinquishing sovereignty and freezing construction'

'Peace in exchange for relinquishing sovereignty and freezing construction'

Meretz Chair claims he learned UAE agreement also includes Judea/Samaria construction freeze. Source close to Prime Minister denies.Mordechai Sones, 14/09/2020 18:36
Education Committee: Reimburse parents for Poland trip

Education Committee: Reimburse parents for Poland trip

MK Nitzan Horowitz demands Education Ministry immediately return money paid for annual trip to Poland, hints delay may bring legal action.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/05/2020 15:05
Peretz terminates alliance with Meretz

Peretz terminates alliance with Meretz

Labor chairman informs Meretz chairman that he will end the alliance between the parties. Tamar Zandberg on Peretz: Opportunist and a cheat.Hezki Baruch, 05/04/2020 04:38
Meretz and former Deputy Chief of Staff agree on joint run

Meretz and former Deputy Chief of Staff agree on joint run

Israel Democratic and Meretz sign agreement to continue political cooperation between the two within the framework of the Democratic Union.Ben Ariel, 08/01/2020 04:40
Meretz chairman: The time is right for inclusion of the Arabs

Meretz chairman: The time is right for inclusion of the Arabs

MK Nitzan Horowitz at IAC summit: I believe a Palestinian state is the best thing for Israeli interests.Elad Benari, Canada, 06/12/2019 22:11
Meretz approves alliance with Barak's party

Meretz approves alliance with Barak's party

Meretz party approves agreement for joint run with Israel Democratic party.Elad Benari, 29/07/2019 03:11
Meretz leader: I won't commit to recommending Benny Gantz

Meretz leader: I won't commit to recommending Benny Gantz

Meretz chairman Horowitz urges public not to try to foretell future, says he's working on merger with Labor.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/07/2019 23:08
Labor, Meretz preparing for joint run

Labor, Meretz preparing for joint run

Leaders of Labor and Meretz meet in bid to create joint left-wing ticket. Will Ehud Barak's new Democratic Israel join?Shimon Cohen, 17/07/2019 08:35
Meretz party announces list of Knesset candidates

Meretz party announces list of Knesset candidates

Tamar Zandberg, former chief of far-left Meretz party, takes second place after losing leadership race to Nitzan Horowitz.Hezki Baruch, 12/07/2019 10:56
Labor, Meretz, heads discuss 'challenges of democratic camp'

Labor, Meretz, heads discuss 'challenges of democratic camp'

Labor's MK Peretz speaks with Meretz chair Nitzan Horowitz about how to replace PM Netanyahu, promises to keep in touch.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/07/2019 14:39
Nitzan Horowitz elected as Meretz chairman

Nitzan Horowitz elected as Meretz chairman

Former MK defeats Tamar Zandberg in race for Meretz chairman.Hezki Baruch, 28/06/2019 04:15
Israel's palm trees dying, present public hazard

Israel's palm trees dying, present public hazard

Former MK: hollowed-out trees can crack at the slightest wind, blames government for playing political hot potato over solutions.Tova Dvorin, 08/12/2015 13:45
Meretz MK Nitzan Horowitz Bows Out

Meretz MK Nitzan Horowitz Bows Out

MK Nitzan Horowitz (Meretz) announced Wednesday that he was quitting politics, joining other MKs who have announced the same in recent days.Yaakov Levi, 31/12/2014 19:10
MK Horowitz: Look Where Extremism Brings Us

MK Horowitz: Look Where Extremism Brings Us

MK Horowitz (Meretz) condemns the possibility Orit Struk may be left off the National Union list if the party were to join Yachad.Ido Ben Porat, Cynthia Blank, 18/12/2014 11:25
MK: Don't Attack Refuser-Soldiers, Listen to Them

MK: Don't Attack Refuser-Soldiers, Listen to Them

Intelligence reservists who declared that they would not serve in the IDF should be praised for their 'courage,' said Meretz MK Horowitz.Yaakov Levi, 14/09/2014 15:52
Meretz MK Defends Comments by EU Parliament Head

Meretz MK Defends Comments by EU Parliament Head

MK Nitzan Horowitz springs to Martin Schulz's defense, says if anything EU President was 'too polite' in criticizing Israel.Ari Soffer, 12/02/2014 18:04
MK: Fire Bennett for Comments on Palestinian State

MK: Fire Bennett for Comments on Palestinian State

MK Nitzan Horowitz slams Minister Naftali Bennett for saying that a Palestinian state would crush the Israeli economy.Elad Benari, 22/01/2014 04:15
MKs: Israel Cannot Ignore ASA Boycott

MKs: Israel Cannot Ignore ASA Boycott

MKs: Israel must take threats of academic boycott seriously – or it will get worse.Maayana Miskin, 24/12/2013 17:13
Edelstein to Lead Delegation to Mandela Memorial

Edelstein to Lead Delegation to Mandela Memorial

Knesset Speaker MK Yuli Edelstein and five other MKs will represent Israel at memorial service for late South African President.Elad Benari, 10/12/2013 00:14
Barkat Re-elected in Jerusalem

Barkat Re-elected in Jerusalem

Despite a relatively low voter turnout, preliminary results show that the mayors of Jerusalem, Tel Aviv and Haifa have been re-elected.Elad Benari and Adam Ross, 23/10/2013 04:08
Meretz's Current MKs Top List for Knesset

Meretz's Current MKs Top List for Knesset

After primaries, currently serving MKs Galon, Gilon and Horowitz top Meretz's list for the next Knesset.Elad Benari, 12/11/2012 01:12
Regev: Social Protesters Are Leftist Anarchists

Regev: Social Protesters Are Leftist Anarchists

MK Miri Regev: the social protesters are left-wing anarchists who act against the State. They do not want social change.Elad Benari, 28/06/2012 05:13
Meretz: Ban Outside Clergy from IDF, Police

Meretz: Ban Outside Clergy from IDF, Police

MK Nitzan Horowitz was already rebuffed when he tried to ban Chabad from visiting IDF bases on the holidays.Gabe Kahn., 26/11/2011 21:19
Regev Files Complaint

Regev Files Complaint

Likud MK Miri Regev filed a complaint against young protesters who attacked her, as well as against leftist MK Nitzan Horowitz.Elad Benari, 18/07/2011 08:22