Bentzi Rubin, JFeed Staff

Israel Under Attack
Netanyahu's 4-word reply to Iranian attack

After a successful night of thwarting the Iranian attack on Israeli soil, Prime Minister Netanyahu had a four-word response: "We intercepted. We stopped. Together we will win." 

Bentzi Rubin, JFeed Staff | 14.04.24

Israel, Iran

Netanyahu: "We are prepared for scenarios of challenges from other theaters"

The Prime Minister spoke of Israel's "defensive and offense capabilities" when visiting the Tel Nof air base.

Bentzi Rubin, JFeed Staff | 11.04.24

IDF, Draft, Charedim

Change of heart at Shas? The clarification letter of the Head of Moetzet Chachmei HaTorah on the draft

The leader of the Shas Religious Council issued a letter clarifying that negotiations regarding the draft of yeshivah students are with their approval.

Bentzi Rubin, JFeed Staff | 11.04.24

Hezbollah, Energy Ministry

Energy Minister tries to calm fears about extended blackouts in war with Hezbollah

Cohen: "There's no reason to panic, the rumors are baseless."

Bentzi Rubin, JFeed Staff | 10.04.24

Israel-Gaza War, Simchat Torah Massacre

Half a year later: Government to establish committee to examine aid to October 7 victims

Finance Minister Betzalel Smotrich announced the founding of a public committee to examine the aid for victims of October 7: "It is the state's obligation to see to the security of its citizens."

Bentzi Rubin, JFeed Staff | 08.04.24

Israel-Gaza War

Ben Gvir threatens Netanyahu: "He will not have the authority to stay in power"

After the announcement of an emergency meeting of the Religious Zionism faction, Minister Ben Gvir also responded to reports of an impending deal with Hamas and the possibility of an end to fighting in Gaza.

Bentzi Rubin, JFeed Staff | 08.04.24

Hostages, Rwanda

"We want them to return": President Herzog gives Rwandan President Kagame the hostages' disc

In a speech he gave for the 30th anniversary of the Rwandan Genocide, he said "The world must not allow the politicisation of genocide, it must not allow the belittling of the horror of such crimes."

Bentzi Rubin, JFeed Staff | 07.04.24

Meron, Politics

Netanyahu forms team to examine Meron disaster report

The team, headed by Religion Minister Michael Malkieli, will submit practical recommendations to the government within three months of starting work.

Bentzi Rubin, JFeed Staff | 07.04.24

Israel-Gaza War, Politics

Yoaz Hendel: Elections - only when war is over

The former Communications Minister told the audience at the Democracy Day conference that: "The second this is over, they will need to go. Not now."

Bentzi Rubin, JFeed Staff | 04.04.24

Itamar Ben Gvir

Ben Gvir responds to assassination plot against him: "I will not be deterred" 

Following today's report that the IDF together with the Shin Bet and police uncovered a plot to assassinate Minister of National Security Itamar Ben Gvir in his Kiryat Arba home he responded: "I will not be deterred!"

Bentzi Rubin, JFeed Staff | 04.04.24

Gideon Sa'ar

Sa'ar: Protests - a huge asset for Netanyahu

Chairman of the New Hope - United Right party MK Gideon Sa'ar claimed that anti-government demonstrations serve the Prime Minister: "A tremendous asset for Netanyahu." 

Bentzi Rubin, JFeed Staff | 03.04.24


Hostage deal: Israeli delegation returns home from Cairo

After progress was made in the negotiations with Hamas in Cairo, "the mediators formulated an up-to-date proposal for addressing Hamas."

Bentzi Rubin, JFeed Staff | 02.04.24

Nir Barkat

Barkat: Palestinian workers must not be returned to the streets 

Following the stabbing attack in Gan Yavneh which was carried out by a terrorist who had previously worked in construction and knew the commercial center, the Minister of Economy called for a continued ban on the entry of Palestinian workers to Israel.

Bentzi Rubin, JFeed Staff | 02.04.24

IDF, Charedim

Supreme Court: Government funding for yeshivahs to end April 1

Supreme Court justices Uzi Fogelman, Yitzhak Amit, and Noam Solberg issued an interim injunction freezing funding for draft-eligible yeshivah students starting April 1.

Bentzi Rubin, JFeed Staff | 28.03.24

Itamar Ben Gvir

Will an Israeli delegation visit Washington? Itamar Ben Gvir demands clarifications from Netanyahu

After the White House revealed that an Israeli delegation would arrive at the White House, a source close to the Minister of National Security tells Srugim/JFeed that he intends to demand answers from Netanyahu about his reversal of plans.

Bentzi Rubin, JFeed Staff | 28.03.24

Israel-Gaza War, US-Israel Relations

Netanyahu denies reported delegation headed to Washington

Prime Minister Netanyahu denied reports that he had reversed his decision to not send a delegation to Washington after the American abstention over a cease-fire resolution at the UN on Monday.

Bentzi Rubin, JFeed Staff | 27.03.24

Mike Pompeo, Israel-Gaza War

Trump's Secretary of State on Biden: "Hamas is thrilled he's on their side"

The US Secretary of State during the Trump era blasted Biden following his decision not to veto the UN Security Council resolution against Israel.

Bentzi Rubin, JFeed Staff | 27.03.24

Israel-Gaza War, Hostage Negotiations

Netanyahu: Hamas's refusal of a deal - evidence of damage caused by UN

After the Israeli delegation was called  back from Qatar, the Prime Minister's Office blamed the UN for the collapse in negotiations. "Hamas' position is a sad testimony to the damage of the Security Council's decision."

Bentzi Rubin, JFeed Staff | 26.03.24


Decision time for Gideon Sa'ar: Stay in or get out?

Political sources believe Gideon Sa'ar will make good on his promise to leave the government, after his demand to be made part of the war cabinet was rejected.

Bentzi Rubin, JFeed Staff | 24.03.24

Israel-Gaza War

Netanyahu: "We eliminated Haman and we will also eliminate Sinwar"

The Prime Minister participated in a megillah reading with the Military Police, asserting that "We are fighting and will be victorious. We will enter Rafah and achieve total victory."

Bentzi Rubin, JFeed Staff | 24.03.24