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Bennett decides: Fines for persons arriving in Israel who do not undergo a second PCR test

Bennett decides: Fines for persons arriving in Israel who do not undergo a second PCR test

Fines will be imposed on persons arriving from overseas who do not undergo second PCR test on the third or seventh day after their arrival.Ido Ben Porat, 02/12/2021 23:28
Bennett, Health Min. stop Shabak tracking of Omicron carriers

Bennett, Health Min. stop Shabak tracking of Omicron carriers

Shabak to end GPS tracking of suspected Omicron carriers at midnight on Thursday. Health Minister explains use was meant to be temporary.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/12/2021 18:53
Source reveals: Controversy in Bennett-Blinken conversation

Source reveals: Controversy in Bennett-Blinken conversation

Diplomatic source: Vast majority of conversation between PM Bennett, US Sec. Blinken, focused on Iran; solution is not to allow blackmail.Yoni Kempinski, 02/12/2021 12:02
PM Bennett: Iran is using 'nuclear blackmail' in Vienna negotiations

PM Bennett: Iran is using 'nuclear blackmail' in Vienna negotiations

In conversation with US Sec. of State Blinken, PM Bennett calls for 'immediate cessation' of talks, harsher steps against Iran.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/12/2021 11:26
Report: PMO tried to persuade Bennett's wife to cancel trip

Report: PMO tried to persuade Bennett's wife to cancel trip

Prime Minister's Office tried to persuade his wife to cancel vacation abroad, but she refused.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/12/2021 06:45
Israel National Counter-Terrorism Unit declared

Israel National Counter-Terrorism Unit declared

PM Bennett declares Police Counter-Terrorism Unit as the Israel National Counter-Terrorism Unit, to increase budget to strengthen unit.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/12/2021 21:43
Israeli PM launches Israel’s Pandemic Information Center on Twitter

Israeli PM launches Israel’s Pandemic Information Center on Twitter

'The world has shown great interest, and Israel is eager to share our knowhow on COVID-19 with the world,' PM Bennett says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/11/2021 20:27
PM Bennett to world leaders: Booster has very quick effect

PM Bennett to world leaders: Booster has very quick effect

PM Naftali Bennett speaks with Austrian Chancellor, Czechia's PM, about the new 'Omicron' COVID-19 variant.Yoni Kempinski, 30/11/2021 17:00
Man who threatened to assassinate PM gets 7 months in prison

Man who threatened to assassinate PM gets 7 months in prison

Kiryat Gat resident convicted after calling police and saying that he intended to harm Prime Minister Naftali Bennett.Ben Ariel, 30/11/2021 02:58
Bennett at Hannukah lighting: A good spirit is blowing in Israel

Bennett at Hannukah lighting: A good spirit is blowing in Israel

PM, president light candles for 2nd night of Hannukah with soldiers in IDF Nativ conversion program.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/11/2021 22:07
Bennett, Liberman agree: National service wages to rise by 50%

Bennett, Liberman agree: National service wages to rise by 50%

PM: National service employees do holy work. Just as we raised soldiers' salaries, we are raising their salaries.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/11/2021 16:14
Bennett's message to the world: A murderous regime like Iran should not be rewarded

Bennett's message to the world: A murderous regime like Iran should not be rewarded

Bennett delivers message ahead of nuclear talks with Iran in Vienna. 'Do not give in to Iran's nuclear blackmail.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/11/2021 14:14
Bennett: Israel is the modern day Maccabee

Bennett: Israel is the modern day Maccabee

Watch: Prime Minister Bennett's Hanukkah message.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/11/2021 23:08
PM Bennett lights Hanukkah candles at Western Wall

PM Bennett lights Hanukkah candles at Western Wall

Israeli Premier lights first candle of Hanukkah at the Western Wall.Yoni Kempinski, 28/11/2021 21:01
Prime Minister Naftali Bennett: Government 'speaks with one voice' on Iran

Prime Minister Naftali Bennett: Government 'speaks with one voice' on Iran

"Israel is extremely concerned about potential billions flooding into Iran," says PM. "We are conveying this message in every possibly way."Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/11/2021 13:52
PM: We are constantly reassessing the situation with new variant

PM: We are constantly reassessing the situation with new variant

"I know people are tired of living with COVID, but I ask of you to be patient and obedient," says PM Naftali Bennett.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/11/2021 12:11
Bennett: We want to keep Israel open, this is the time to get vaccinated

Bennett: We want to keep Israel open, this is the time to get vaccinated

PM Bennett at Corona Cabinet meeting: The key is caution & minimal risks. We want to maintain our achievement with the Delta strain.Yoni Kempinski, 27/11/2021 22:03
The MK who rebelled against Israel’s PM

The MK who rebelled against Israel’s PM

MK Amichai Chikli explains why he decide to stand up to the leader of his party, PM Naftali Bennett.Naor Meningher and Eytan Weinstein, 26/11/2021 16:59
PM Bennett: 'New COVID-19 variant spreads at much quicker pace than Delta variant'

PM Bennett: 'New COVID-19 variant spreads at much quicker pace than Delta variant'

'Overriding principle is to take quick, strong action, on entry to & exit from Israel,' PM Bennett says at meeting on new COVID-19 variant.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/11/2021 13:58
Israeli official to Arutz Sheva: Bennett did not stop construction in Atarot

Israeli official to Arutz Sheva: Bennett did not stop construction in Atarot

Israeli official responds to report that PM told the US that construction in Jerusalem neighborhood would not happen.Ido Ben Porat, 25/11/2021 23:34
Report: Bennett promises US new Jerusalem neighborhood won't happen

Report: Bennett promises US new Jerusalem neighborhood won't happen

PM reportedly tells Biden Admin. govt. will not approve Jerusalem municipality's plan to build new neighborhood.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/11/2021 21:57
PM Naftali Bennett meets with family of Hisham al-Said, who is being held in Gaza

PM Naftali Bennett meets with family of Hisham al-Said, who is being held in Gaza

Prime Minister Bennett told the al-Said family that he is personally committed to returning the soldiers and civilians being held in GazaYoni Kempinski, 25/11/2021 16:21
Worst-case scenario: Over 1,000 daily COVID cases by January

Worst-case scenario: Over 1,000 daily COVID cases by January

COVID Cabinet convenes, hears possible scenarios after the coefficient of infection rises.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/11/2021 21:58
David Bennett, 9, holds dad's hand as he gets first dose of COVID-19 vaccine

David Bennett, 9, holds dad's hand as he gets first dose of COVID-19 vaccine

PM Naftali Bennett accompanies 9-year-old son David to receive COVID vaccine as Israeli children aged 5-11 become eligible to be vaccinated.Orly Harari, 23/11/2021 15:21
PM Bennett: We will maintain our freedom of action

PM Bennett: We will maintain our freedom of action

Read Prime Minister Naftali Bennett's Remarks at the Security and Policy Conference of the Institute for Policy and Strategy ConferencePrime Minister Naftali Bennett, 23/11/2021 10:14
Prime Minister Naftali Bennett: Israel will maintain her freedom of action against Iran

Prime Minister Naftali Bennett: Israel will maintain her freedom of action against Iran

'Even if the international community returns to the nuclear deal, we are not obligated to abide by its terms,' stresses prime minister.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/11/2021 10:01
PM Bennett meets Israeli couple released from Turkish prison

PM Bennett meets Israeli couple released from Turkish prison

Prime Minister meets Natali and Mordy Oknin, says the prayers for their release from Turkey moved him.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/11/2021 16:24
Bereaved father blocked by Bennett on Twitter

Bereaved father blocked by Bennett on Twitter

Herzl Hajaj, whose daughter was murdered in attack, blocked by Bennett's social media team, which later unblocks him and apologizes.Yonatan Gottlieb, 22/11/2021 04:41
Bennett builds a terror state

Bennett builds a terror state

Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett and his ministers are dismantling everything the Netanyahu governments achieved. Op-ed.Caroline Glick, 22/11/2021 00:11
Bennett and Horowitz decide: Hanukkah events will take place as planned

Bennett and Horowitz decide: Hanukkah events will take place as planned

PM Bennett and Health Minister Horowitz announce outline for Hanukkah performances.Ido Ben Porat, 22/11/2021 00:03
PM Bennett: We must be vigilant against copycat attacks

PM Bennett: We must be vigilant against copycat attacks

Prime Minister Naftali Bennett began the weekly cabinet meeting Sunday by addressing the deadly terrorist attack in JerusalemArutz Sheva, 21/11/2021 11:21
Biden Admin. pressures Israel to rejoin UNESCO

Biden Admin. pressures Israel to rejoin UNESCO

US govt. thinks Congressional opposition to rejoining UNESCO will disappear if Israel rejoins UN body first,Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/11/2021 07:25
PM Bennett's plan for the 'children's wave' of coronavirus

PM Bennett's plan for the 'children's wave' of coronavirus

As infection rates rise, PM Bennett issues instructions for managing 'children's wave' of COVID-19 infections.Yoni Kempinski, 20/11/2021 19:48
An Israeli tragedy

An Israeli tragedy

It will take a long time, maybe decades, to repair the damage caused by the machinations used to ensconce the current coalition. Op-ed.Dr. Martin Sherman, 20/11/2021 18:26
Bennett: Vaccination of children to begin on Tuesday

Bennett: Vaccination of children to begin on Tuesday

Prime Minister announces that 5-to-11-year-olds will be able to receive the Pfizer vaccine as of next week.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 19/11/2021 20:16
Bennett thanks Erdogan for return of Israeli couple

Bennett thanks Erdogan for return of Israeli couple

PM speaks with Turkish President following release of Israeli couple arrested for 'espionage' in Istanbul.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/11/2021 18:52
Freed couple tell PM Bennett, FM Lapid: 'Hanukkah miracle, you turned worlds upside-down'

Freed couple tell PM Bennett, FM Lapid: 'Hanukkah miracle, you turned worlds upside-down'

PM Bennett, FM Lapid, speak with Natali and Mordy Oknin, the Israeli couple who were detained in Turkey, following their arrival in Israel.Yoni Kempinski, 18/11/2021 13:03
PM Bennett to detained couple's family: Efforts being made around the clock

PM Bennett to detained couple's family: Efforts being made around the clock

Prime Minister thanks family of Natali and Mordy Oknin for their restrained conduct as couple remains in prison on espionage chargesArutz Sheva Staff, 17/11/2021 15:32
Bennett: Israel will defend itself by itself

Bennett: Israel will defend itself by itself

PM visits IDF exercise, says Israel dealing with Iran and its proxies on multiple fronts and preparing for all challenges.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/11/2021 16:42
PM Bennett, US Amb. reiterate strong US-Israel relationship

PM Bennett, US Amb. reiterate strong US-Israel relationship

Prime Minister meets US Ambassador to the United Nations Linda Thomas-Greenfield, hail shared values between the two nations.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/11/2021 21:19
PM Bennett: We are taking action against crime in Arab sector

PM Bennett: We are taking action against crime in Arab sector

'Arab criminals in Israel have amassed an arsenal enough for a small army,' says Bennett, as ministers plan crackdown on Arab crime.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/11/2021 13:38
Bennett: Israeli couple arrested in Turkey innocent

Bennett: Israeli couple arrested in Turkey innocent

PM at Cabinet meeting says Israel doing everything to bring home couple arrested for 'espionage' in Turkey, calls to vaccinate children.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/11/2021 13:09
Prime Minister Bennett: 'Western Wall being used for political campaign'

Prime Minister Bennett: 'Western Wall being used for political campaign'

Responding to recent clashes, PM Naftali Bennett criticizes 'divisive campaign,' says it will cause 'great damage' if it takes hold.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/11/2021 13:37
'No reason to leave your children unvaccinated'

'No reason to leave your children unvaccinated'

Israeli prime minister calls on parents to vaccinate their children against COVID. 'Don't let them get infected - or infect others.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/11/2021 16:18
Bennett and Sa'ar to advance law limiting PM to two terms

Bennett and Sa'ar to advance law limiting PM to two terms

The Minister of Justice and the Prime Minister have decided to promote the law, but it will not apply retroactively.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/11/2021 00:59
Bennett: Israel stands united with Christians

Bennett: Israel stands united with Christians

Israel will declare "unwavering partnership with Christians around the world" at 5th Annual Christian Media Summit.Arutz Sheva, 10/11/2021 20:03
 Israel to hold first ever pandemic drill

Israel to hold first ever pandemic drill

Israel will hold a national exercise tomorrow that will examine national preparations for a possible outbreak of a new deadly COVID strain.Yoni Kempinski, 10/11/2021 19:21
Bennett meets two US Congressional delegations

Bennett meets two US Congressional delegations

Bennett meets delegations led by US Sen. Chris Coons (D-DE) and Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-CT).Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/11/2021 23:29
Prime Minister will not meet with J Street representatives

Prime Minister will not meet with J Street representatives

Bennett to meet Democratic lawmakers visiting Israel with the American Jewish Left Lobby. J Street people were not invited.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/11/2021 20:06
Police arrest 65 suspects in illegal weapons trafficking

Police arrest 65 suspects in illegal weapons trafficking

Police say the main arms dealers in the country. Arrest was made possible by placing a police agent among them for more than a year.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/11/2021 18:20
PM Bennett, Health Minister cancel all restrictions on open gatherings

PM Bennett, Health Minister cancel all restrictions on open gatherings

More COVID restrictions to be lifted, including reduced need for Green Passes at certain indoor gatherings.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/11/2021 16:37
Bennett: I am not negotiating the creation of a terrorist state

Bennett: I am not negotiating the creation of a terrorist state

PM responds to MK Smotrich's accusations the current government has abandoned Israel's security.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/11/2021 19:48
Netanyahu to Bennett: You won't be here long, do something real

Netanyahu to Bennett: You won't be here long, do something real

Opposition leader accuses prime minister of taking credit for his achievements in Knesset speech.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/11/2021 19:16
Ethiopian PM to Bennett: You let war criminals into Israel

Ethiopian PM to Bennett: You let war criminals into Israel

Amid reports that recent wave of Ethiopian immigrants to Israel were not Jewish, Ethiopian PM claims some were officers involved in massacreArutz Sheva Staff, 08/11/2021 14:40
Bennett’s diplomatic tsunami

Bennett’s diplomatic tsunami

Captive to his post and anti-Zionist coalition partners, Bennett's foreign policy is predicated on making far-reaching concessions. Op-ed.Caroline Glick, 07/11/2021 19:09
PM Bennett: Government is on stable ground

PM Bennett: Government is on stable ground

Prime Minister Bennett at start of the weekly Cabinet meeting: "The threat of elections has finally been lifted; now is the time to work"Arutz Sheva, 07/11/2021 11:07
Bennett: Israel looking into Pfizer COVID pill

Bennett: Israel looking into Pfizer COVID pill

PM tells Cabinet government looking into purchase of Pfizer COVID pill which lowers risk of hospitalization and death by 90%.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/11/2021 10:35