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G-d's Day - a wale up call

G-d's Day - a wale up call

Let's cut across organized religious, divisive racial and government lines and declare a day dedicated to G-d.Rabbi Eli Hecht, 16/11/2020 21:00
The perils of perpetual political warfare

The perils of perpetual political warfare

Our parties have been treating politics as a religious war, not a disagreement among fellow citizens who share common values. Op-ed.Jonathan S. Tobin, 12/11/2020 08:06
Elections and honesty

Elections and honesty

Instead of the best coming out from the candidates we see the worst. And that is too bad, because it doesn't have to be that way.Rabbi Eli Hecht, 14/10/2020 08:22
Democrats and the politics of projection

Democrats and the politics of projection

Since 2016, the Democrats have repeatedly projected all their prejudices, malicious actions and plans onto Trump and the Republicans.Op-ed.Caroline Glick, 04/10/2020 11:19
Rabbis and politicians

Rabbis and politicians

There is nothing gained when a rabbi chooses politics or politicians interfere in Torah matters - in fact, there is much to lose. Op-ed.Rabbi Baruch Efrati, 15/05/2020 08:07
Will the right-wing head for the opposition with the Arabs?

Will the right-wing head for the opposition with the Arabs?

Who is right? PM Netanyahu and his partnership with the left, or Yamina, and their threat not to sit in this type of government?Israel News Talk Radio, 13/05/2020 04:00
Indictments against Netanyahu: Where do we go from here?

Indictments against Netanyahu: Where do we go from here?

What will be the consequences of the decision to indict the prime minister? All the scenarios.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/11/2019 05:31
Understanding the Israeli political arena

Understanding the Israeli political arena

Dr. Limor Samimian-Darash: 'We must have courage to guard our principles and keep our rights.'Yoni Kempinski, 06/06/2019 22:08
The politics of Passover and how it affects us today

The politics of Passover and how it affects us today

Hear about the connection of Passover to the state of Israel, the IDF, politics and Jewish Mysticism.Israel News Talk Radio, 17/04/2019 18:45
Soccer team owner: I have decided to enter politics

Soccer team owner: I have decided to enter politics

Alona Barkat, who owns Hapoel Beer Sheva soccer team, announces she is joining the New Right party.Hezki Baruch, 07/02/2019 13:58
Gabi Ashkenazi: I will decide in the coming days

Gabi Ashkenazi: I will decide in the coming days

Former IDF chief of staff speaks outside his home with activists calling on him to unite the left-wing parties. "I'm working on it."Hezki Baruch, 05/02/2019 15:13
How do politics affect your investment portfolio?

How do politics affect your investment portfolio?

How can you design an investment portfolio that takes uncertainty into account?Douglas Goldstein, 03/01/2019 03:47
'Differentiating between Tel Aviv blood and southern blood'

'Differentiating between Tel Aviv blood and southern blood'

Likud minister's remarks on latest Hamas attacks arouse political firestorm.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/11/2018 14:16
Democrat who upset NY incumbent accused Israel of ‘massacre’

Democrat who upset NY incumbent accused Israel of ‘massacre’

Progressive candidate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who defeated incumbent NY Rep. Joe Crowley, accused Israel of 'massacring' Gaza protesters.JTA, 27/06/2018 18:53
Russian rabbi: Jewish community shouldn't interfere in politics

Russian rabbi: Jewish community shouldn't interfere in politics

Russia's Rabbi Boroda says a Jewish personality in the Russian administration is not a positive phenomenon.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/04/2018 21:39
Barak returning to politics?

Barak returning to politics?

Former Prime Minister claims he's more qualified to lead Israel than anyone.Elad Benari, 16/11/2017 02:05
Rabbi Jonathan Sacks: Politics of anger corroding US public life

Rabbi Jonathan Sacks: Politics of anger corroding US public life

Former British Chief Rabbi says 'culture of grievances' and 'populism' tearing American society apart.JTA, 25/10/2017 15:39
Netanyahu: I hope my children don't enter politics

Netanyahu: I hope my children don't enter politics

PM says politics is a "very tough life" he does not want for any of his children.Gary Willig, 05/10/2017 22:28
Gidon Sa'ar: I have the highest chance of becoming PM

Gidon Sa'ar: I have the highest chance of becoming PM

Former Likud minister returning to politics says paradigm of Palestinian state based on pre-1967 borders won't work, isn't practical.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/04/2017 08:53
Turkey and Holland fulminate as diplomatic crisis brews

Turkey and Holland fulminate as diplomatic crisis brews

Turkey 'doesn't want Dutch ambassador' to return after Holland refuses entry to Turkish FM, closes of consulate.Chana Roberts, 12/03/2017 07:45
Opposition MK: Ashamed of what I said

Opposition MK: Ashamed of what I said

MK Eitan Cabel says he 'never lied, the self-righteousness makes him angry,' then says he lied to protect party.Uzi Baruch, 05/03/2017 07:52
Op-Ed: Bereavement and politics - the cynicism of media analysts

Op-Ed: Bereavement and politics - the cynicism of media analysts

Only idiots who supported the Oslo Accords could say we had political options to deal with Hamas.Dr. Haim Shane, 01/03/2017 14:44
Watch: Benjamin Ginsberg explains who runs Washington

Watch: Benjamin Ginsberg explains who runs Washington

Johns Hopkins professor discusses leverage points of entrenched bureaucracy.Mordechai Sones, 23/01/2017 19:18
Gideon Sa'ar considers a return to politics

Gideon Sa'ar considers a return to politics

Former Likud minister Gideon Sa'ar said that during the coming year he may return to the political arena.Chaim Lev, 26/09/2016 22:28
Litzman: Lapid Needs to do 'Penance' in Opposition

Litzman: Lapid Needs to do 'Penance' in Opposition

If Yair Lapid is sorry for what he has done to the haredi public, said MK Yaakov Litzman, let him prove it by staying out of the government.Moshe Cohen, 26/02/2015 08:35
Lapid Says Elections Are a 'Very Bad Idea'

Lapid Says Elections Are a 'Very Bad Idea'

Finance Minister seeks to calm tensions amid reports that the coalition is about to fall apart.Ido Ben Porat and Elad Benari, 17/11/2014 02:16
Likud Still on Top, But Jewish Home Gaining Ground

Likud Still on Top, But Jewish Home Gaining Ground

Knesset Channel poll reveals Naftali Bennett's party snapping at Bibi's heels with 20 seats, compared to 25 for Likud.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, 18/09/2014 17:11
Israelis Tired of Teachers Preaching Politics

Israelis Tired of Teachers Preaching Politics

Survey finds 68% against politicized teachers like Adam Verete; survey chairman equivocates 'settler brainwashing.'Ari Yashar, 19/05/2014 08:33
Bennett 'The Victor' After Controversial Bills

Bennett 'The Victor' After Controversial Bills

Analysts: Jewish Home party came out ahead after week of controversial law-making, including hareidi enlistment and 'referendum law'.Maayana Miskin, 17/03/2014 13:52
Lapid: Not All Politicians Are Perfect

Lapid: Not All Politicians Are Perfect

According to Finance Minister Yair Lapid, democracy is a great equalizer that lets even idiots take the reins of power.David Lev, 16/03/2014 22:11
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, 01/03/2014 22:42
Presidential Candidate Rejects 'Racism' Charges

Presidential Candidate Rejects 'Racism' Charges

Professor Dan Shechtman says Shas Chairman Aryeh Deri blew his comments about Mizrahi music out of proportion.Tova Dvorin, 17/02/2014 17:59
Likud MK Backs Bennett Over 'Jews in Palestine'

Likud MK Backs Bennett Over 'Jews in Palestine'

MK Hotovely promises Likud rebellion over Netanyahu's 'political acrobatics' in interview with Arutz Sheva.Ari Yashar, 29/01/2014 15:43
Education Ministry Lets Teachers Peddle Politics

Education Ministry Lets Teachers Peddle Politics

New program allows teachers to pick their own topics, and express their own political opinions in student discussions.Ari Yashar, 23/01/2014 23:03
Report: Amsalem Could Join the Likud

Report: Amsalem Could Join the Likud

Rabbi Haim Amsalem, chairman of the Am Shalem movement, has been holding what are termed “intense discussions” with the Likud, reports say.David Lev, 29/12/2013 17:27
Haifa University Rejects Professor Over Politics

Haifa University Rejects Professor Over Politics

University board reportedly refuses to grant doctorate to Nobel Prize Winner Yisrael Aumann over pro-Zionist views.Tova Dvorin, 15/12/2013 12:49
Diskin’s Denial: I’m Not with Peres

Diskin’s Denial: I’m Not with Peres

Former Shin Bet head denies his attacks on Netanyahu are a prelude to going into politics with Peres.Maayana Miskin, 15/12/2013 08:59
Public Debate on J'lem Master Plan on Sunday

Public Debate on J'lem Master Plan on Sunday

As part of the 'Jerusalem 5800’ project, political candidates from all sides will weigh in on 30-year plan.Arutz Sheva, 17/10/2013 21:38
43.8% of Jews Favor Encouraging Arab Emigration

43.8% of Jews Favor Encouraging Arab Emigration

Number is down from 50.7% in 2010. Poll shows 42% of Jews said that IDF soldiers should not be used to evict Jews from their homes.David Lev, 06/10/2013 18:49
Politician Changes Party Affiliation, Steps Down

Politician Changes Party Affiliation, Steps Down

Jerusalem politician sets an example by stepping down after switching to Likud. ‘I’m not a thief.’Maayana Miskin, 13/08/2013 10:20
PM: Officers May Not Discuss Politics in Public

PM: Officers May Not Discuss Politics in Public

Top IDF brass should not be voicing their political opinions in public, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu saidDavid Lev, 24/06/2013 21:37
Govt: UNESCO Lied, So Jerusalem Visit Canceled

Govt: UNESCO Lied, So Jerusalem Visit Canceled

The government on Monday informed UNESCO that a delegation that planned to visit Jerusalem was not welcomeDavid Lev, 20/05/2013 21:33
New Poll: Bennett, Labor Tied for Knesset Seats

New Poll: Bennett, Labor Tied for Knesset Seats

A new poll showed the Bayit Yehudi party would tie for the second largest Knesset faction with Labor, if elections were held todayDavid Lev, 07/01/2013 20:00
Kadima Activist: Party 'Irrelevant,' Falling Apart

Kadima Activist: Party 'Irrelevant,' Falling Apart

One of Kadima’s most vocal activists has quit, saying he has lost faith in the party and believes it is increasingly irrelevant.Maayana Miskin, 23/10/2012 15:40
Youth Leader: Ulpana is Just a Symptom

Youth Leader: Ulpana is Just a Symptom

The threat to demolish the Ulpana neighborhood is just a symptom, says Yoni Shetbon. Maayana Miskin, 15/06/2012 15:14
The Fine Line Between Culture and Politics

The Fine Line Between Culture and Politics

Israeli and ‘Palestinian’ poets will be participating in an upcoming international Cultural Olympiad poetry festival.Rachel Hirshfeld, 19/04/2012 15:57
Biden: Republicans Strong Enough to Beat Us

Biden: Republicans Strong Enough to Beat Us

U.S. Vice-President Joe Biden believes that the Republicans are strong enough to beat President Barack H. Obama in next year's elections.David Lev, 09/10/2011 10:03
Activist: Biden Pollard Comments an Election Ploy

Activist: Biden Pollard Comments an Election Ploy

US VP Biden's insistence in keeping Jonathan Pollard in prison is just part of a cynical election ploy, says Republican activist Mark Zell.David Lev, 05/10/2011 12:00
Sewage Hits the Front Pages

Sewage Hits the Front Pages

Usually, sewage treatment plants don't make the news. But in Judea and Samaria, even the most prosaic issues make international headlines.David Lev, 28/07/2011 23:45
Civil Service: Hire More Arabs

Civil Service: Hire More Arabs

Israel must ensure that 10% of public workers are Arab, the new head of the Civil Service said Tuesday.David Lev, 13/07/2011 05:13