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Aharonovich Attacks Bennett for 'Populism'

Aharonovich Attacks Bennett for 'Populism'

Former Public Security Minister blasts Bennett for 'spinning' statements to 'get more votes'; brushes off police drama.Tova Dvorin, 10/02/2015 12:23
Yitzhak Aharonovich Retires from Politics

Yitzhak Aharonovich Retires from Politics

Public Security Minister to step down after 2015 elections amid corruption case into Yisrael Beytenu, year of security crisis.Uzi Baruch, Tova Dvorin, 09/01/2015 13:46
Elections to Postpone Police Chief Replacement?

Elections to Postpone Police Chief Replacement?

Coalition dissolution leads to legal issue for the police force. A-G: We can't have new security minister, police heads at the same time.Tova Dvorin, 03/12/2014 16:35
Jew Arrested Asking to Stop Temple Mount Soccer

Jew Arrested Asking to Stop Temple Mount Soccer

Joint HQ of Temple Organizations livid as police breach High Court ruling by allowing Muslim desecration of holiest site in Judaism.Uzi Baruch, Ari Yashar, 02/12/2014 17:55
Liberman Confirms Elections an 'Established Fact'

Liberman Confirms Elections an 'Established Fact'

Key coalition member argues government should have joined together, instead 'we are going to quarrel for several months.'Nir Har-Zahav, Ari Yashar, 02/12/2014 17:02
Edelstein Demands Reprimand for Danino

Edelstein Demands Reprimand for Danino

Edelstein fires back at Aharonovich over Danino's stance against MKs ascending Temple Mount, says 'it is not his place to give advice.'Hezki Baruch and Tova Dvorin, 26/11/2014 17:15
Who Leaked Terror Victim's Final Phone Call?

Who Leaked Terror Victim's Final Phone Call?

Internal Security Minister denies police leaked call of Shelly Dadon hy''d last week, evading examination and accusing attorneys.Uzi Baruch, Ari Yashar, 26/11/2014 15:07
Law to Ban Islamist Gangs from Temple Mount

Law to Ban Islamist Gangs from Temple Mount

Aharonovich advances bill to blacklist Hamas-linked Islamist groups who harass Jews, attack police on Judaism's holiest site.Ido Ben-Porat, Ari Yashar, 26/11/2014 09:52
Police Prepare as Hamas Calls for Clashes

Police Prepare as Hamas Calls for Clashes

Multiple rock attacks Thursday lead security officials to deploy reinforcements in the capital, after Temple Mount left open to Arabs.Uzi Baruch, Tova Dvorin, 21/11/2014 09:11
'You Can Die Quietly, You Can't Protest'

'You Can Die Quietly, You Can't Protest'

Exclusive coverage: Lehava director Gopshtain calls 'Jews, go out to the streets' while being arrested; hundreds protest Jerusalem attack.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/11/2014 08:43
Aharonovich to Ease Restrictions on Weapons

Aharonovich to Ease Restrictions on Weapons

More Israelis to be allowed to carry weapons for self-defense following massacre, Internal Security Minister says.Tova Dvorin, 18/11/2014 13:41
Aharonovich Vows: The Terrorists Will be Defeated

Aharonovich Vows: The Terrorists Will be Defeated

Police Commissioner Yohanan Danino and Public Security Minister Yitzhak Aharonovich vow to heighten police presence, crack down.Tova Dvorin, 18/11/2014 09:39
Aharonovich Expects 'More Attacks in Near Future'

Aharonovich Expects 'More Attacks in Near Future'

Referring to violent events throughout Israel, Aharonovich tells crowd he believes attacks will continue for the near future.Cynthia Blank, 13/11/2014 14:58
Arab Sector Strikes, Fumes at Aharonovich

Arab Sector Strikes, Fumes at Aharonovich

'Solidarity strike' for eliminated terrorist in Arab sector; Arabs - like Jews - blame Aharonovich for security spiraling out of control.Tova Dvorin, 09/11/2014 13:16
Dozens Protest Against Aharonovich in Jerusalem

Dozens Protest Against Aharonovich in Jerusalem

Tensions boil over in capital, as protestors call for Internal Security Minster to be fired - and for revenge after attack.Yoni Kempinski, Cynthia Blank and Tova Dvorin, 05/11/2014 21:25
Aharonovich at Attack Scene Warns: 'Not the Last'

Aharonovich at Attack Scene Warns: 'Not the Last'

Interior Security minister says security can't be achieved by given time limit, Bennett: 'Abbas drove the death car in Jerusalem.'Ari Yashar, 05/11/2014 13:26
Stormy Cabinet Meeting Erupts Over Glick Shooting

Stormy Cabinet Meeting Erupts Over Glick Shooting

MKs rip into Internal Security Minister, Police Commissioner for Glick shooting, violence in J'lem, and incitement in stormy hearing.Hezki Baruch and Tova Dvorin, 02/11/2014 14:11
Jerusalem Dept. Mayor: Fire Aharonovich

Jerusalem Dept. Mayor: Fire Aharonovich

Deputy Mayor Dov Kalmanovich visits hospital bedside of Yehuda Glick, calls to fire Internal Security Minister Aharonovich.Hezki Baruch and Ari Soffer, 01/11/2014 19:43
Abbas's 'Day of Rage' Fizzles on Temple Mount

Abbas's 'Day of Rage' Fizzles on Temple Mount

Arab rioters shoot fireworks and try to storm Temple Mount before being repulsed, in what looks to be 'day of rain' instead.Ari Yashar, 31/10/2014 13:33
Aharonovich: 'We Closed the Circle' on Shooting

Aharonovich: 'We Closed the Circle' on Shooting

Internal Security Minister praises 'swift, precise' attack by special forces on Glick shooter.Yedidya Ben-Or and Tova Dvorin, 30/10/2014 09:20
'A Quiet Girl Who Fought to Become A Jew'

'A Quiet Girl Who Fought to Become A Jew'

Family and friends mourn Karen Mosquera hy''d, a descendant of Conversos murdered by Jerusalem terrorist.Ido Ben-Porat, Ari Yashar, 27/10/2014 12:05
Aharonovich Visits Family of Murdered Baby

Aharonovich Visits Family of Murdered Baby

Internal Security Minister under fire for terror surge vows to destroy terrorist's home, visits with nationalists after protests.Ido Ben-Porat, Tova Dvorin, 24/10/2014 13:22
'Our Hands Are Tied, We're Standing Like Dolls'

'Our Hands Are Tied, We're Standing Like Dolls'

Border Patrol officer reveals the helplessness in confronting 'silent intifada' terror, points the finger at Security Minister Aharonovich.Uzi Baruch, Ari Yashar, 23/10/2014 20:18
MKs: Jerusalem Lawlessness Must Stop

MKs: Jerusalem Lawlessness Must Stop

Politicians and officials begin to react after terror attack in Jerusalem. Blame focused on Aharonovich, Danino - and political apathy.Tova Dvorin, 22/10/2014 20:31
Aharonovich, Danino Meet to Dispel Media Frenzy

Aharonovich, Danino Meet to Dispel Media Frenzy

Reconciliation between feuding minister, police chief comes after police warn the public that fascination with scandals 'harming the force.'Tova Dvorin, 14/10/2014 16:02
Feud Between Danino, Aharonovich Frustrates Police

Feud Between Danino, Aharonovich Frustrates Police

Senior officer says spat over succession is 'unnecessary,' exacerbates media rumormongering.Tova Dvorin, 13/10/2014 20:29
MK Fumes at Policy 'Supporting Terror' in J'lem

MK Fumes at Policy 'Supporting Terror' in J'lem

Ayelet Shaked fires at Israel police for 'giving terrorists a boost' by closing Temple Mount to Jews.Tova Dvorin, 12/10/2014 14:40
PM, Ministers Meet to Discuss New Infiltrator Law

PM, Ministers Meet to Discuss New Infiltrator Law

Netanyahu meets with cabinet ministers after High Court scraps previous law; Justice Ministry says new law won't contradict ruling.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/10/2014 16:38
New Jerusalem District Commander: Moshe Edri

New Jerusalem District Commander: Moshe Edri

Maj. Gen. Motti Cohen also appointed as Central District Commander, as attempts to clean up Israel's police force continue.Tova Dvorin, 06/10/2014 19:47
Barkat Tells Netanyahu 'Silent Intifada' Must End

Barkat Tells Netanyahu 'Silent Intifada' Must End

In letter to PM, Jerusalem mayor charges interior security minister with abandoning security in the capital.Ari Yashar, 03/10/2014 10:00
Feiglin Accuses Aharonovich of Covering Up Terror

Feiglin Accuses Aharonovich of Covering Up Terror

Feiglin says minister should be sacked for covering up murder of Netanel Arami hy''d, 'no less shocking than ISIS beheadings.'Ido Ben-Porat, Ari Yashar, 01/10/2014 14:17
Watch: Arabs Attack Jerusalem Day Care Center

Watch: Arabs Attack Jerusalem Day Care Center

Arab rioters unleash fireworks, firebombs and rocks at Jewish children on Mount of Olives, as Aharonovich blamed for security 'collapse.'Ari Yashar, 30/09/2014 22:33
Arabs Riot, Security Min. Denies Jerusalem Terror

Arabs Riot, Security Min. Denies Jerusalem Terror

Rioters lob fireworks, rocks wounding police on Temple Mount, even as Aharonovich praises '30% drop' in rock attacks and end to firebombs.Ido Ben-Porat, Ari Yashar, 24/09/2014 12:20
'Do Not Abandon Citizens to Bloodthirsty Rioters'

'Do Not Abandon Citizens to Bloodthirsty Rioters'

Hareidi MK calls on internal security minister to create secure path to Kotel, after family nearly killed by Arab ambush on way to the site.Hezki Baruch, Ari Yashar, 12/09/2014 14:03
Officials Vow Crackdown on Arab Riots in Jerusalem

Officials Vow Crackdown on Arab Riots in Jerusalem

Internal Security Minister and Jerusalem District Police Chief visit latest attack site, but stop short of labeling incident as 'terror.'Yoni Kempinski, Tova Dvorin, 10/09/2014 17:34
Security Cabinet Was Split Over Ceasefire

Security Cabinet Was Split Over Ceasefire

Ministers from Jewish Home, Yisrael Beytenu and even Likud opposed truce - but PM circumvented cabinet vote on a legal technicality.Ari Soffer, 26/08/2014 21:02
Minister Admits Gov't Should be Tougher on Hamas

Minister Admits Gov't Should be Tougher on Hamas

Internal Security Minister calls on gov't to deal 'more violently' with Hamas after meeting family of 4-year-old killed in mortar attack.Ari Soffer, 25/08/2014 12:51
'Harsh' Prison Conditions? No World Cup on TV

'Harsh' Prison Conditions? No World Cup on TV

Prison Services officials reveal 'harsh' conditions may include no TV in cells, binge food buying or free newspapers.Ari Yashar, 18/06/2014 15:23
Security Minister Admits Police Deserve Criticism

Security Minister Admits Police Deserve Criticism

Aharonovich visits yeshiva of kidnapped teens, says recording of ignored emergency call will be published.Hezki Baruch, Ari Yashar, 18/06/2014 11:06
Cabinet Decides to Harshen Hamas Jail Conditions

Cabinet Decides to Harshen Hamas Jail Conditions

Internal security minister given a freer hand by Security Cabinet to take away frills of prison life for jailed Hamas terrorists.Hezki Baruch, Ari Yashar, 17/06/2014 15:55
Breakthrough in Shelly Dadon Murder Imminent?

Breakthrough in Shelly Dadon Murder Imminent?

'Developments' reported in investigation may lead police to solving the case soon, although details still under gag order.Ari Yashar, 16/06/2014 09:25
Rise in Terror Attacks Against Jews in Jerusalem

Rise in Terror Attacks Against Jews in Jerusalem

Attacks by Palestinian Arabs steadily climbing - but who's to blame?Netanel Katz and Tova Dvorin, 18/05/2014 09:11
Shelly Dadon Investigation Back to Square One

Shelly Dadon Investigation Back to Square One

Dadon's father notes great disappointment as promises of 'dramatic developments' appear empty. Murderers 'might kill other innocent girls.'Nir Har-Zahav, Ari Yashar, 16/05/2014 10:40
Internal Security Minister is a 'Catastrophe'

Internal Security Minister is a 'Catastrophe'

Senior official says Aharonovich failing his job as complaints piling up, FM Liberman ignored request to talk about issue.Uzi Baruch, Ari Yashar, 14/05/2014 14:12
Terror Victim NGO: Livni to Blame for 'Price Tags'

Terror Victim NGO: Livni to Blame for 'Price Tags'

Head of Almagor Terror Victims Association says 'price tag' incidents are a natural outcome of 'ignoring the crimes of the left.'Yaakov Levi, 08/05/2014 13:35
MK Calls for Heads to Roll Over Temple Mount Riots

MK Calls for Heads to Roll Over Temple Mount Riots

MK Moshe Feiglin calls for heads to roll after Hamas terrorists seize control of Temple Mount.Hezki Baruch and Ari Soffer, 22/04/2014 17:28
Terrorist Murders Man, Wounds Family Near Hevron

Terrorist Murders Man, Wounds Family Near Hevron

Policeman shot to death while driving to Kiryat Arba with family for Passover seder, his pregnant wife is hospitalized.Uzi Baruch, 15/04/2014 21:40
Minister: 'Zero Tolerance' for 'Price Tag'

Minister: 'Zero Tolerance' for 'Price Tag'

Yitzhak Aharonovich vows 'zero tolerance' for 'price tag,' fires at outraged residents who clashed with Border Police overnight.Oranit Etzer, 08/04/2014 11:34
Panel Will Examine How Sheinbein Got Gun

Panel Will Examine How Sheinbein Got Gun

An investigative committee will examine how convicted murderer Samuel Sheinbein got a gun and shot 3 guards at Rimonim prison.David Lev, 09/03/2014 17:00
J'lem Gas Explosion: 'All Will Be Investigated'

J'lem Gas Explosion: 'All Will Be Investigated'

'Supergas' technician arrested for questioning; he had been called to the building in the evening before the blast.Ari Yashar, 20/01/2014 12:38
Attorneys Offer Free Defense Of Sharon Celebration

Attorneys Offer Free Defense Of Sharon Celebration

Ben-Gvir and Ben-Yosef slam Interior Security Minister's attempt to 'silence and intimidate,' call for his removal.Ari Yashar, 13/01/2014 12:36
'Investigate Celebration of Sharon Death'

'Investigate Celebration of Sharon Death'

Yeshiva twice destroyed by Sharon scrutinized after quote posted hinting Sharon was 'apostate informer'. Arab celebrations ignored.Ari Yashar, 12/01/2014 13:18
Aharonovich Promises Crackdown on J'lem Attacks

Aharonovich Promises Crackdown on J'lem Attacks

Internal Security Minister Yitzhak Aharonovich admits increase in anti-Semitic attacks in the capital is a problem: 'it will stop'.Ari Soffer and Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/12/2013 13:40
MK Feiglin to Minister: Admit You Fear the Waqf

MK Feiglin to Minister: Admit You Fear the Waqf

Storm in the Knesset as Public Security Minister is challenged to explain why Jews can't pray on Temple MountGil Ronen, 17/07/2013 14:12
Israel Unfazed by Hunger Strike

Israel Unfazed by Hunger Strike

Internal Security Minister unconcerned over Hamas security prisoners hunger strike. “They can strike as much as they want,” he says. Elad Benari, 28/06/2011 04:14
Minister: Hamas 'Barbarians'

Minister: Hamas 'Barbarians'

Ministers Aharonovich and Ayalon join Prime Minister Netanyahu in threatening Hamas.Gil Ronen, 10/04/2011 17:58
'We Can't Sleep? He Won't Sleep'

'We Can't Sleep? He Won't Sleep'

Samaria residents demonstrated outside home of Public Security Minister, after police banged on their doors at 5 A.MGil Ronen, 05/04/2011 11:11