Bezalel Smotrich

Iran likely to do small nuke enrichment to 90% to test West - Lapid

Lapid said that at this point the Islamic Republic's strategy is to continue to escalate the threat it poses but in a very incremental way.

Smotrich doubles penalties for pay-for-slay, withholds NIS 100m.

“Yesterday I signed an order doubling the amount,” Smotrich said in a notice he sent out to the press on Thursday morning.

Excise tax on gasoline will drop to stave off price hike, Smotrich announces

The move comes after criticism from Opposition leader MK Yair Lapid about the rising gas prices.

Lapid trying to harm Israel's economy, Smotrich claims

Smotrich noted in a video that Lapid posted on Sunday in which he allegedly concluded that investments should be moved from Israel to Singapore.

Environment Min. Silman defends plasticware tax implemented by previous gov't

Silman will work with Finance Minister Bezalel Smotrich in order to find an "appropriate substitute" for the now-canceled plastic tax.

14 Days: IDF chief

Israeli news highlights from the past two weeks.


Some things are not built to last, like Netanyahu's coalition

The drawn-out negotiation process of the coalition agreements drew criticism and spoke to the depth of distrust between the partners.

Splitting authority in West Bank could cost lives, opposition MKs warn

MKs demand urgent Knesset session over Smotrich-Gallant split in Defense Ministry

What are the challenges facing Israel's new government? - opinion

The government will have to deal not only with correcting past defects but mainly with pressing political-security related issues and economic-social matters.

Smotrich: We'll act to end IDF control over Israeli civilians in West Bank

Benny Gantz: Bezalel Smotrich's position in Israel's Defense Ministry is a Trojan Horse.

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