David Bitan

David Bitan in Knesset on February 5, 2018.
Bitan withdraws candidacy for minister, three other appointments frozen

Bitan’s appointment was especially controversial since the police have recommended in March last year that he be indicted for bribery, money laundering and other corruption charges.

David Bitan in Knesset on February 5, 2018.
Likud MK David Bitan rejects appointment as agriculture minister

Bitan was appointed by Netanyahu on Sunday despite his impending indictment for bribery, money laundering, fraud, breach of trust and tax offenses.

David Bitan in Knesset on February 5, 2018.
MK Bitan: Gideon Sa’ar’s career done if he opposes immunity

"We all vote against our conscience when it comes to many issues," David Bitan explained. "This is not an issue of principles."

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (L) and Bennie Begin confer in the Knesset
Former minister Benny Begin: I'm not going to vote for Likud

Blue and White leader Benny Gantz called Begin's announcement sad and said he hopes to earn his vote.

David Bitan in Knesset on February 5, 2018.
MK Bitan promises legislation to resolve Church land property crisis

In recent years, the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem sold more than 50 hectares to private investors and developers.

Nissenkorn to head Blue and White’s Knesset faction

Nissenkorn will coordinate the parliamentary work of the opposition and its efforts to bring down Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

Ayelet Shaked at a weekly cabinet meeting, November 18, 2018
Bitan recommends Netanyahu appoint Ayelet Shaked to next gov't

"Ayelet Shaked is popular and loved in the Likud party," MK David Bitan said.

David Bitan in Knesset on February 5, 2018.
Bitan tells police he got paid as lawyer

“I did not receive a bribe,” Bitan said. “I never received money in my roles in the city of Rishon Lezion, and anyone who says otherwise is lying.”

Report: Netanyahu allegedly tried to oust police chief

On Friday, the Lahav 433 National Crime Unit and the Israel Securities Authority interrogated Netanyahu in his Jerusalem residence with regard to Case 4000, otherwise known as the Bezeq Affair.

Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked
Ayelet Shaked: I may run for prime minister eventually

Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked sees herself eventually running for prime minister, she hinted in an interview with The Jerusalem Post at the Knesset on Tuesday.

Subscribe for our daily newsletter
Subscribe for our daily newsletter

By subscribing I accept the terms of use