Amir Ohana

Meron Disaster
Ohana on Meron Disaster: "The disaster happened on my watch"

The current Knesset Chairman and former Public Security Minister responded to the responsibility assigned him by the State Commission of Inquiry: "I will study the report and do everything I can to learn the necessary lessons"

Bentzi Rubin, JFeed Staff | 06.03.24

Meron Disaster

State Commission of Inquiry on Meron Tragedy: Everyone passed the buck, which led to disaster

Formed two months after a deadly crush at the Lag Ba'Omer celebration at Mount Meron, the State Commission of Inquiry has now submitted its findings. Details below.

Avi Woolf | 06.03.24

Cut in Budget

For the Second Time: Knesset Announces Another Cut in Budget

Amir Ohana informed the Ministry of Finance that the Knesset will cut an amount of 121 million NIS from its budget for the coming year for the benefit of the war effort; which will be added to the 80 million NIS already cut at the beginning of the war.

Bentzi Rubin, JFeed Staff | 10.01.24

Israel-Gaza War, Supreme Court

Supreme Court Strikes Down Basic Law Amendment on Reasonableness

The ruling, whose draft was leaked last week to journalist Amit Segal, was rushed through so the narrow majority in favor of striking down the amendment would still be in place.

Avi Woolf | 01.01.24

Ivanka and Jared Kushner's Visit

"Thank you": Ivanka and Jared Kushner visited the Gaza Strip Envelope

Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner arrived together with Knesset Speaker Ohana for a support visit to the communities surrounding the Gaza Strip. The three met survivors of the massacre and security personnel who fought on October 7.

Bentzi Rubin, JFeed Staff | 21.12.23

Israel-Gaza War, Hannukah

War Heroes Hosted at the Knesset: "Maccabees of our time"

Security and rescue forces participated in the lighting of the menorah on the eight night of Hannukah, along with Knesset Chairman Amir Ohana and the National Security Minister, where they told their harrowing personal stories.

Bentzi Rubin, JFeed Staff | 14.12.23

Helicopter Squadron Shares

"I Don't Feel Like a Hero": the Helicopter Squadron Shares in the Knesset About the Battles in Gaza

At a special salute event that takes place in the Knesset, the members of the Knesset hear testimonies and stories of heroism of the members of the security forces since the beginning of the fighting: "Everyone takes part in the mission and we will continue to do so."

Bentzi Rubin, JFeed Staff | 13.12.23

Israel-Gaza War, Politics

Knesset Chairman Ohana Proposes Pay Freeze for MKs During War

Knesset Chaiman MK Amir Ohana appealed to the Public Committee on MK Pay to recommend to the Knesset Committee that MK pay raises be frozen due to civilian struggling during the war.

Bentzi Rubin, JFeed Staff | 05.12.23

The 'Horrors Documentary'

The 'Horrors Documentary' from the Massacre will be Screened in the Romanian Parliament

Against the background of the burnt houses of the young people in Kfar Aza: the President of the Romanian Parliament announced that he will screen the documentary of the horrors of the massacre in the south before the two houses of parliament in his country. Knesset Speaker Ohana: "an important decision and true friendship."

Bentzi Rubin, JFeed Staff | 15.11.23

Massacre Documentary Screening

After Denying the Massacre: MK Yassin will Watch the Massacre Documentary

Many Knesset members who did not participate in the screening of the horror film prepared by the IDF spokesperson for the Knesset members turned to the Knesset Speaker Ohana with a request to allow a repeat screening, among the requesters is Knesset member Khatib-Yassin, who denied the massacre.

JFeed | 08.11.23

"I will Operate Worldwide"

Senior NATO Officer: "I will Operate Worldwide to Free the Captives"

The President of the Parliamentary Assembly of NATO visited Kfar Aza and pledged: "I will act in parliaments around the world for the release of the captives." Knesset Chairman Amir Ohana said, "This is not a private struggle of Israel against Hamas - it is a struggle of the forces of light against the forces of darkness."

| Bentzi Rubin, JFeed Staff | 06.11.23

Israel-Gaza War, Budget

Amir Ohana: "We Will Transfer 80 Million ILS to the War Effort"

Amir Ohana announced in the Knesset Presidency meeting that approximately 80 million ILS from the Knesset budget will be transferred to the state treasury for the benefit of the military effort.

Simcha Raz, JFeed Staff | 06.11.23

Israel-Gaza War, Knesset, Simchat Torah Massacre

MKs Leave in Tears at Screening of Horrors From Hamas Massacre

MK Distel-Atbaryan wrote after viewing: "Don't hate each other, the monsters hate us enough."

Chani Edri, JFeed Staff | 01.11.23

Israel-Gaza War, Knesset

MKs Will Watch Atrocity Video From the South

Knesset Chairman Amir Ohana informed MKs that the film will be screed in the Knesset auditorium. Duration: 45 minutes.

Bentzi Rubin, JFeed Staff | 30.10.23

Israel-Gaza War, Knesset Affairs

Knesset Reduces Activity Days Due to War

The Knesset Committee approved Knesset Chairman Amir Ohana's request to cancel plenum meetings on Tuesday for the next two weeks.

Bentzi Rubin, JFeed Staff | 30.10.23

"Your Stance Shines Brightly"

Ohana to Johnson: "Your Stance Against Hamas Shines Brightly"

Knesset Speaker Amir Ohana welcomed U.S. House of Representatives Speaker, Mike Johnson, saying, "I am confident that under your leadership, the Congress will continue to work with the Knesset to combat terrorism."

Bentzi Rubin, JFeed Staff | 25.10.23

Israel-Gaza War

French National Assembly President: Here to Stress Israel's Right to Self-Defense

The Assembly President toured the scenes of the massacres in Be'eri and Re'im with Knesset Chairman MK Amir Ohana.

Bentzi Rubin, JFeed Staff | 23.10.23

"Israel's Right"

The President of the National Assembly of France: "We are here to Emphasize Israel's Right to Defend Itself"

Knesset Speaker Amir Ohana toured the scenes of the attack in Be'eri and Re'im with the President of the French National Assembly, Yaël Braun-Pivet. According to the French representative, "We are here to emphasize Israel's right to self-defense."

Bentzi Rubin, JFeed Staff | 22.10.23


Ohana to Ambassadors: We Don't Just Need You When We're Being Massacred

The Knesset Chairman met with and spoke to 50 foreign ambassadors and diplomatic representatives at the Knesset.

Bentzi Rubin, JFeed Staff | 16.10.23

"I Thank Him"

Amir Ohana said goodbye: "I thank him for everything he did"

Amir Ohana responds to the ousting of the American Speaker of the House, Kevin McCarthy: "He did more than any of his predecessors to strengthen the bond between our legislative houses"

JFeed | 04.10.23