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Sa'ar says Netanyahu supported term limits six months ago

Gideon Sa'ar is pushing a bill to limit terms for prime ministers.


Israeli ministers vote in favor of term limits for PM

"Not having term limits for prime minister encourages corruption," Justice Minister Gideon Sa'ar said in defense of the bill.

NEW HOPE leader Gideon Sa'ar, August 2, 2021

Cabinet expected to approve term limits for prime minister bill today

Alongside Sa'ar, Yesh Atid leader and Foreign Minister Yair Lapid has also been an ardent advocate of imposing term limits on prime ministers. 

Justice Minister Gideon Sa'ar vows to bring term limit bill this month

Opposition leader and former prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu mocked Naftali Bennett at a special Knesset session as a "stepping stone" to Alternate Prime Minister Yair Lapid.


Bill preventing Netanyahu from returning as PM drafted by Sa'ar

According to Sa'ar's new bill, anyone under a serious indictment would be prevented from forming a government.

Gideon Sa'ar

Sa'ar passes PM term limits bill, but it won't apply to Netanyahu

"The one person in the country who the bill doesn't apply to is Benjamin Netanyahu," said Gaby Lasky (Meretz), calling it a personal bill.

Justice Minister Sa'ar begins drafting prime minister's term limit bill

Despite expectations that the bill will be retroactive and apply to former prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu, sources close to Sa'ar said it will be "prospective, not retroactive."


Gideon Sa'ar: Likud MKs back anti-Netanyahu laws

Sa’ar proudly displayed Netanyahu’s signature on a Likud-sponsored bill during the tenure of then-prime minister Ehud Olmert that was aimed at blocking him from making a comeback.


Municipal chief rabbis to be bound by term limits

Religious Services Minister Matan Kahana intends to create a time-limited service period for municipal chief rabbis, after which they can be reelected, to ensure they stay accountable and relevant.

Another reason for term limits: Fixing problematic diplomatic ties

There is something positive about new leaders coming into office not wedded to the policies of their predecessors.

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