Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks during the weekly cabinet meeting at his office in Jerusalem on August 12, 2018

Netanyahu: It’s ‘Irresponsible’ to Call Early Elections

TEL AVIV – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will remain defense minister and there will be no early elections at a time when Israel finds itself in a sensitive security situation, the premier said in a highly anticipated speech Sunday night.

Israel's Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked speaks to members of Ethiopia's Jewish community, during a visit to a synagogue in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Sunday, April 22, 2018. Shaked visited the synagogue in a rare visit from the high office of Israel's government and her first trip to Africa. (AP Photo/Mulugeta Ayene)

Israeli Justice Minister: Gaza Terror Kites Just as Bad as Rockets

Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked, a member of the high-level security cabinet, on Tuesday said Palestinians who send incendiary kites and balloons over the border into southern Israel should receive the same treatment as terrorists who fire rockets.

Ayelet Shaked

Israeli Minister: ‘Israel Is Not the United Nations’ Punching Bag Anymore’

Still fuming about UN Resolution 2334, which passed in December just before Donald Trump became US president, Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked told attendees at The Jerusalem Post Annual Conference in New York on Sunday that Israel has a partner in the Trump administration in fighting all illegal UN resolutions.

Ayelet Shaked

New Israeli Law Outs Foreign-Funded Hostile Activist Groups

The Israeli government on Monday adopted a law that requires NGO’s in Israel to publicize details of their donations if more than half their funding comes from foreign governments or international governing bodies such as the European Union.

German Bundestag (lower house of parliament) President Norbert Lammert (top L) speaks during a special session at the Knesset, Israel's parliament, to mark 50 years since the establishment of diplomatic relations between Israel and Germany

Israeli MPs Take First Step to Pass Contentious NGO Law

A controversial bill that would compel NGOs receiving most of their funding from foreign governments to declare it in official reports passed its first reading in the Israeli parliament early Tuesday. The proposal — denounced by critics as likely to