"This is the moment I've been waiting for," Ben-Gvir said. "The moment where I get up to speak and they, the supporters of terror, [Joint List MK] Ahmad Tibi, are exiting."
"The day in which a bus driver will get killed is closer than ever."
Tibi, who opposes Israel as a specifically Jewish state, is fiercely antagonistic towards Ben-Gvir and his far-right, ultra-nationalist party which seeks to encourage Arab emigration from Israel.
Tibi tweeted a screenshot of a message he received which called to kill and deport Arabs from Israel, saying that he had been "flooded" with similar threats since Smotrich's tweet.
The apparent political mistakes Netanyahu has made have put his career in jeopardy. The following five blunders could have easily been avoided.
Itamar Ben-Gvir: He's no teddy bear
Authoritative rabbi calls on New Hope leader Gidon Saar to break vow not to sit in Netanyahu-led govt. and join the right-wing, religious bloc headed by Netanyahu.
Can you imagine Itamar Ben-Gvir serving as chairman of the Knesset Judiciary Committee? Or as education minister?
Ben-Gvir is a former member of the Kach movement, designated as a terror group, and had a picture of Baruch Goldstein hanging in his living room.