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September 1, 2016 6:23 am

Bizarre: Arab News Sites Claim Naftali Bennett Having Affair With Lebanese Porn Star

Mia Khalifa is the pseudonym for a recently retired Lebanese porn star. She attracted controversy and death threats when she wore a hijab in one of her...

January 14, 2016 12:10 pm

Israeli’s Chief Rabbinate Wants to Become the Vatican

The tensions created by the ultra-Orthodox Chief Rabbinate within Israeli society have extended to the Diaspora and are now undermining relations with the Jewish state. Ironically,...

July 30, 2015 1:41 pm

Class in Session: Five Questions for Israeli Education Minister Naftali Bennett (INTERVIEW) - In April, Israel’s educational system, which is essentially charged with shaping the country’s future, was handed over to Member of Knesset Naftali Bennett. The...

May 6, 2015 4:46 pm

Likud and Jewish Home Strike Coalition Deal Hours Before Deadline - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his Likud party narrowly formed a coalition agreement Wednesday with the help of the religious Zionist Jewish...

March 16, 2015 8:29 am

Israeli Politicians Debate for the Last Time in English Before Tuesday’s Elections

One of the last political debates before Israel's general elections on Tuesday, March 17, took place at the Jerusalem Great Synagogue on Saturday night. Aimed...

February 24, 2015 7:33 pm

Why Isn’t Israel Doing More to Battle Anti-Semitism?

Successive Israeli governments have failed miserably to meet the challenge of global anti-Semitism, not providing the leadership demanded of a Jewish state in these turbulent...

February 12, 2015 9:05 am

Naftali Bennett is a Demagogue on the Loose

It is hard to imagine how a devious, delusionary, and destructive individual like Naftali Bennett, the leader of the Jewish Home party, can rise to...

February 6, 2015 4:30 pm

What Would Ze’ev Jabotinsky and Menachem Begin Say About Naftali Bennett?

Inevitably, before every Israeli election, there is political maneuvering and jockeying for votes. As an eternal student of Ze'ev Jabotinsky and the Betar movement, I try...

February 5, 2015 12:36 pm

Rabbis Slam Naftali Bennett for Claiming to Save Religious Zionism

Arutz Sheva - Jewish Home chairperson Naftali Bennett has come in for flak from leading religious Zionist rabbis over claims he made on Tuesday in the southern...

February 4, 2015 5:39 pm

Israeli Election Represents the Worst of Our Democracy

Israeli voters should be considering the issues and debating who is best equipped to lead a nation confronted by extraordinary military, diplomatic, social and religious...

February 3, 2015 2:31 am

Tzipi Livni and Naftali Bennett Debate Golan Heights

Times of Israel - Jewish Home leader Economy Minister Naftali Bennett and head of the Hatnua party Tzipi Livni, co-leader of the Zionist Camp with...

January 29, 2015 8:49 pm

Analysis: Israel’s New Electoral Threshold Changes Political Alliances for the 2015 Elections

Since the passing of the Governance bill legislation in the Israeli Knesset on March 11, 2014, new alignments have been appearing in Israeli politics. The legislation...


Children of Fallen Soldiers Celebrate Mass Bar Mitzvah -- Dozens of orphans of fallen Israeli soldiers, and the son of an American serviceman who died in Afghanistan, celebrated their...

At Sukkot, Israeli Farmers Enjoy the Fruits of Their Faith - Avichai Koch says farming is in his blood. He is the son of Holocaust survivors from Europe who immigrated...


Trump Lays Out Agenda for First 100 Days in Office in Gettysburg Speech

Donald Trump planted a flag on hallowed ground Saturday morning by laying out near the Gettysburg National Battlefield what he would do in his first 100 days as President of...


Israel Security Agency: Terrorist Attacks in Jerusalem Doubled in September

Terrorist attacks in Jerusalem doubled last month compared to August, according to Israel’s security agency, the Shin Bet. There were 26 attacks in the capital in September, compared to 13 in...

Middle East

Turkey Expands Military Offensive Against Kurdish Fighters in Syria

Turkey escalated its offensive Thursday against Kurdish fighters in northern Syria, pounding them with airstrikes and artillery, and complicating the battle against the Islamic State group by Ankara and Washington,...