Netanyahu to hold meeting on nation-state law following objections by Druze

July 26, 2018 by  
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will reportedly convene a meeting to re-examine the controversial nation-state law passed last week after an outcry by the Druze community. Read more

Knesset ratifies Breaking the Silence law banning group from schools

July 17, 2018 by  
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The Knesset ratified the so-called “Breaking the Silence Law” overnight between Monday and Tuesday, giving Education Minister Naftali Bennett the authority to prevent organisations that “act against the IDF” from addressing school groups or entering state-funded schools.

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Israel’s annual anti-Semitism report: ‘Mein Kampf’ now German bestseller

January 22, 2018 by  
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Israel’s Minister of Diaspora Affairs Naftali Bennett has presented the Jewish state’s annual report on global anti-Semitism to the Israeli government. The report demonstrated that anti-Semitism is on the rise in several notable areas, particularly in Europe. Read more

New York Times accuses Israel of ‘annexation’ and ‘apartheid’ over political moves

January 9, 2018 by  
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At the start of 2018, a purportedly emboldened Israeli right initiated new political measures that seemingly enhance Israel’s sovereignty in Judea, Samaria and Jerusalem following the recent U.S. policy changes on the Jewish state’s capital…writes Adam Abrams/JNS.org. Read more

Politicians: Get your act together…writes Isi Leibler

May 27, 2015 by  
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Every time we feel that our dysfunctional political system and its political leaders have descended to an all-time low, we wake up the next morning to learn of additional shenanigans and irresponsible behavior by those we elected to represent us. Read more

A message to the Diaspora

July 11, 2014 by  
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A message to the world’s Jewish community from Naftali Bennett, Israel’s Minister for Jerusalem and Diaspora Affairs. Read more

Diaspora in partnership with Israel to ensure continuity

June 2, 2014 by  
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The Government of Israel has approved the Government of Israel-World Jewry Joint Initiative, which aims to help ensure the continuity of the Jewish people by strengthening young Jews’ Jewish identity and enhancing connections between world Jewry and the State of Israel. Read more

Bennett charms Sydney

December 10, 2013 by  
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Israel’s Minister for the Economy Naftali Bennett has charmed a luncheon meeting attended by high profile members of Sydney’s business community. Read more

New Israeli political identity to visit Sydney

November 12, 2013 by  
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Naftali Bennett, one of the new faces and rising stars of Israel’s recently elected government, will address a public meeting in Sydney next month. Read more

Israel adds her voice

October 28, 2013 by  
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Israel’s Minister for Jerusalem and Diaspora Affairs Naftali Bennett has voiced the State of Israel’s solidarity with the Australian Jewish community on Sunday in response to the act of violence against  five Jews in Sydney on Friday night. Read more

Habait Hayehudi – Religious Zionism at the Crossroads

December 31, 2012 by  
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As a lifelong religious Zionist, I was saddened observing the ongoing collapse of the movement which had made a unique and valuable contribution to the welfare of the nation, upholding enlightened Jewish values, striving for unity and promoting tolerance…writes Isi Leibler. Read more