Bezalel Smotrich

Health Ministry retracts ease of coronavirus regulations on trains

"We are aware of the need for public transportation, but unfortunately we are not at a stage where we can approve such large crowds congregating."

A bus driver wears a mask following the outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in the Manhattan
Smotritch: Coronavirus restrictions will impact future transportation

In his statement, he detailed the various issues and the ministry's efforts to alleviate them.

Ultra-Orthodox Jews dance around a bonfire as they celebrate the Jewish holiday of Lag Ba'Omer in th
Government decision decrees three bonfires on Mount Meron for Lag Ba'omer

Following an argument between Interior Minister Arye Deri and Transportation Minister Bezalel Smotrich, the Religious-Zionist community will get its own fire as well.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends the weekly cabinet meeting, held over video conference.
Ministers furious as lockdown exit policies announced before cabinet vote

The government has been leaking decisions before they are final for weeks, sowing confusion with contradictory instructions.

An Egged bus in front of the Jerusalem Central Bus Station
Gov't cuts but doesn't cancel public transport amid coronavirus threat

"It is impossible to decide that people can continue to work, but not allow them the ability to get there," said Smotrich.

Transportation Minister Bezalel Smotrich
Smotrich says country should compensate El Al losses due to coronavirus

"The state will have to put its hand in its pocket."

ATTORNEY-GENERAL Avichai Mandelblit faces a decision that not only will determine his career.
Likud MKs to A-G: "Why did you interfere in the election?"

Transcripts were revealed from Sunday's cabinet meeting, where it was decided to form a committee to inspect the police investigation department. Several MKs harshly criticized the attorney-general.

Bezalel Smotrich: Greatest danger to sovereignty is a unity government

US President Donald Trump plan creates the danger of a Palestinian state – Minister Bezalel Smotrich wants to forestall this by adopting the sovereignty parts of the plan here and now.

Ayelet Shaked and Bezalel Smotrich meets with sovereignty supporters. February 6, 2020.
Shaked: Trump officials think sovereignty should be applied immediately

Netanyahu ‘can deliver immediate imposition if he wants to,’ says Smotrich

Smotrich: The self-appointed rulers are against Netanyahu

The transportation minister slammed Attorney-General Avichai Mandelblit, saying he is not qualified to speak on behalf of the State of Israel.

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