Netanyahu says he'll run for Likud Convention chairman

By GIL STERN STERN HOFFMAN
February 13, 2012 16:35

 
X

Dear Reader,
As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and high-quality publications, like ours, are being forced to look for new ways to keep going. Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall. We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analyses from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.

As one of our loyal readers, we ask you to be our partner.

For $5 a month you will receive access to the following:

  • A user experience almost completely free of ads
  • Access to our Premium Section
  • Content from the award-winning Jerusalem Report and our monthly magazine to learn Hebrew - Ivrit
  • A brand new ePaper featuring the daily newspaper as it appears in print in Israel

Help us grow and continue telling Israel’s story to the world.

Thank you,

Ronit Hasin-Hochman, CEO, Jerusalem Post Group
Yaakov Katz, Editor-in-Chief

UPGRADE YOUR JPOST EXPERIENCE FOR 5$ PER MONTH Show me later

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu told a Likud faction meeting Monday that he will run for the chairmanship of the Likud Convention, which is the Likud Central Committee in its temporary format since a new commitee was elected. He will run against Minister without portfolio Michael Eitan and MK Danny Danon.

Netanyahu said he would oppose efforts to restore the Central Committee's right to vote for the list of Likud MKs. They had that right until ahead of the 2006 election when Netanyahu got the Central Committee to change it and gave the right to select MKs to all party members instead.

"We will not let the Likud go in the wrong direction," Netanyahu said, adding that "the Likud is on the right path and the public knows it."

Join Jerusalem Post Premium Plus now for just $5 and upgrade your experience with an ads-free website and exclusive content. Click here>>

Related Content

Breaking news
November 14, 2018
Gabbay: Thank god we're rid of Liberman

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF