Yisrael Katz


Israel-Gaza War
FM Katz: "Look surprised, the Palestinians fabricate stories of rape to incite anti-Semitism"

The Foreign Minister posted this response on X/Twitter to the revelation that accusations of IDF soldiers raping Palestinians proved themselves to be false according to a Hamas investigation.

Avi Woolf | 25.03.24

Israel-Gaza War, Humanitarian Aid

Foreign Minister Katz blasts EU FM for claiming Israel uses hunger as a weapon

In a tweet posted on X/Twitter, Foreign Minister Katz said that Israel provides extensive humanitarian aid, Minister Fontelles should stop attacking Israel and recognize its right to self-defense against Hamas.

Bentzi Rubin, JFeed Staff | 18.03.24

UN, UNRWA

Foreign Minister Katz recalls UN Ambassador Erdan due to UN Secretary-General silence on Hamas rape report

A UN report confirmed multiple acts of rape and sexual abuse by Hamas on October 7.

Avi Woolf | 04.03.24

Israel-Gaza War, Brazil

Brazilian President recalls ambassador after being declared persona non grata in Israel

After being declared persona non grata in Israel for comparing the war in Gaza to the Holocaust, Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva announced that his ambassador would be recalled and Israel's ambassador reprimanded.

Avi Woolf | 19.02.24

Israel-Gaza War, Brazil

FM Katz summons Brazilian ambassador over Lula's comparison of Gaza war to Holocaust

After the Brazilian President compared the war in Gaza to Hitler's genocide of the Jews, Foreign Minister Katz announced that the Brazilian ambassador would be summoned to be reprimanded.

Avi Woolf | 18.02.24

Israel-Gaza War, UN

Israel Bans UN Special Rapporteur on the Occupied Palestinian Territories From Entering the Country

The ban on Francesca Albanese, imposed by the Foreign Ministry and the Interior Ministry, comes after her comments on October 7 as being due to oppression, not antisemitism.

Avi Woolf | 12.02.24

Israel-Argentina Relations, Jerusalem

Javier Milei Lands in Israel, Declares Embassy Will Move to Jerusalem

The Argentinian President, a sworn friend of Israel, declared that he was moving his country's embassy to Jerusalem.

Avi Woolf | 06.02.24

Israel-Gaza War, UNRWA

FM Katz: We Will Submit Evidence on UNRWA Terror Ties to Independent UN Investigation

The Foreign Minister posted this announcement on X/Twitter after UN Secretary-General António Guterres announced an independent investigation into alleged UNRWA terror ties.

Avi Woolf | 05.02.24

Israel-Gaza War, UNRWA, Humanitarian Aid

Foreign Ministry: World Food Programme Main Candidate to Replace UNRWA

The Israeli Foreign Ministry has drawn up a list of potential candidates to replace the functioned previously served by UNRWA, after employees of the latter were found to have participated in October 7.

Avi Woolf | 05.02.24

Israel-Gaza War, UNRWA

Foreign Minister Katz Commits to "Disengage" UNRWA from Gaza

In posts published on his X/Twitter account in both English and Hebrew, Foreign Minister Yisrael Katz said that UNRWA is "part of the problem and not part of the solution."

Avi Woolf, JFeed Staff | 04.02.24

UNRWA, Terrorism

Foreign Minister Katz Instructs Employees Not to Meet with UNRWA Chief

In a post he published on X/Twitter, Minister Katz said that UNRWA Chief Phillipe Lazzarini should resign over the revelations of UNRWA employee involvement in October 7 and that "supporters of terrorism are not welcome here."

Avi Woolf | 29.01.24

Israel-Gaza War, Mansour Abbas

Mansour Abbas Clarifies Talk of Hamas Laying Down Arms - And Gets Hit From the Right

Having previously argued that Palestinian terrorist groups need to lay down their arms to allow the formation of a Palestinian state, Abbas clarified his statement after fierce criticism.

Guy Ezra, JFeed Staff | 03.12.23

Israel-Gaza War, War Cabinet

Cabinet Meeting Blows Up: "Shut up! I wasn't talking to you"

The debate over introducing fuel into the Strip devolved into a shouting match between ministers Ben Gvir and Eisenkot.

Simcha Raz, JFeed Staff | 19.11.23

Israel-Gaza War, Palestinian Authority

Katz on PA Taxes: What Was Will No Longer Be

In a tweet, the Energy Minister announced that the amount the PA sends to the Gaza Strip would be deducted from funds Israel transfers.

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| JFeed | 02.11.23

Israel-Gaza War

Herzog: Forces Working Round the Clock With Endless Dedication

Energy Minister Yisrael Katz said that they would do anything creatively to free them.

Liran Vainshtain, JFeed Staff | 30.10.23

News

Energy Minister Katz: "Aid to Gaza? Not one electrical switch will go up"

Energy and Infrastructure Minister Yisrael Katz addressed requests for humanitarian aid to Gaza: "Not one fuel truck will enter until the Israeli captives are returned home and no-one should preach morality to us."

Liran Vainshtain, JFeed Staff | 12.10.23

News

"The Human Rights Council is Part of the Terror Machine"

Israel's UN Ambassador Gilad Erdan sharply attacked the organization's Human Rights Council on FOX: "Once they pressure Israel, they're incentivizing the terrorists to continue, because that's their goal to delegitimize Israel."

Liran Vainshtain, JFeed Staff | 12.10.23