itamar ben-gvir

Ben-Gvir: Charges against Netanyahu 'fabricated,' we must save him

There has been “a legal junta” that “hunts Netanyahu” made by people who wish to “appoint the Left [to leadership],” he alleged.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
26/02/2020
United Right leader Ayelet Shaked
Shaked ‘took advice’ from far-right Ben Gvir on judicial appointments

“There was a direct line for advice between us [Ben Gvir and Shaked] regarding the appointment of judges and other positions in the legal system,” Ben Gvir said at the conference.

Otzma refuses to withdraw from election Ben-Gvir says

Far-right leader says he was offered ministerial positions, jobs in the national institutions, and even the role of an Israeli ambassador.

New Right, Bayit Yehudi and National Union unite, leaving Otzma out

Despite deep personal and ideological differences between them and high drama negotiations, the parties came together.

LGBTQ youth protest against far right Noam party at Mahane Yehuda market in Jerusalem
Israelis shocked by Rafi Peretz's latest homophobic comments

Itamar Ben Gvir, the head of the Otzma Yehudit party, expressed shock at the uproar, telling 103FM that he “doesn’t understand the assault on Rafi Peretz. What, have we turned into Iran?"

12/01/2020
MK Rafi Peretz, 2019.
Rafi Peretz under fire after newest wave of homophobic comments

Education Minister Rafi Peretz, in an interview with Yediot Aharonot, additionally spoke of deporting children of illegal immigrants and limiting Palestinians to vote in local elections alone.

11/01/2020
Itamar Ben-Gvir: I'm more Netanyahu than Netanyahu for immunity

Netanyahu is facing criminal charges for alleged corruption and breach of trust.

Zehut Party leader Moshe Feiglin at an event of his party in Tel Aviv
Mounting pressure on smaller right-wing parties to drop out of elections

The Zehut, Otzma Yehudit and Noam parties have been under pressure from Likud members and Chabad Rabbis to drop out of the race, so as to not lose thousands of potential votes.

Otzma Yehudit leader Itamar Ben Gvir at the the Central Elections Committee
Far Right, Arabs pass Central Elections Committee

"There are good Arabs," Ben-Gvir told the 33-member committee. "They’re not all terrorists. The problem is not with all Arabs but with those who are not loyal."

15/08/2019
Zehut running alone as Feiglin submits its electoral list

No compromises as yet from United Right on unity deal with Otzma with Thursday evening deadline looming

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