Itamar Ben-Gvir

Israel-Gaza War, Politics
New war cabinet formed, without Smotrich or Ben Gvir

Following the departure of Gantz and Eizenkot from the government, a new war cabinet has been formed, comprised of Prime Minister Netanyahu, Defense Minister Gallant, Strategic Affairs Minister Dermer, and Shas party chairman Deri.

Liran Vainshtain, JFeed Staff | 13.06.24

Israel-Gaza War, Politics

Amit Segal: Netanyahu ignores Ben Gvir, which is fine with Ben Gvir

Channel 12 reporter and political commentator Amit Segal says that Itamar Ben Gvir's attacks on Netanyahu are just for show.

JFeed Staff | 13.06.24

Israel-Gaza War, Hostage Deal

Shas announces full-throated support for hostage deal

While Smotrich and Ben Gvir's parties oppose the deal and Likud is divided, Aryeh Deri's Shas announced complete support for a deal, saying it fulfills the commandment of redeeming captives.

Avi Woolf | 04.06.24


Decision time for Gideon Sa'ar: Stay in or get out?

Political sources believe Gideon Sa'ar will make good on his promise to leave the government, after his demand to be made part of the war cabinet was rejected.

Bentzi Rubin, JFeed Staff | 24.03.24

Temple Mount, Itamar Ben Gvir

Decisions regarding Temple Mount security taken from Ben Gvir and given to war cabinet

The decision came in the wake of opposition from the State Camp party and with the support of Defense Minister Gallant.

JFeed Staff | 28.02.24

Israel-Gaza War, Itamar Ben Gvir

Leftist journalist leaves readers incensed: "How dare you compare Ben Gvir to Sinwar?" 

Veteran political correspondent, Amnon Abramovich, wrote an opinion column asking if Ben Gvir might succeed where the Hamas leader has failed. Surfers were furious: "Are you out of your mind?"

Chani Edri, JFeed Staff | 20.02.24

Gaza War, US Peace Plan

Government ministers react to American peace plan: "It won't happen!"

A large number of ministers and MKs have already come out strongly against the reported American plan to establish a Palestinian state after the release of hostages. 

Chani Edri, Liran Weinstein, JFeed Staff | 15.02.24

Israel-Gaza War, Settlements

Returning to Gaza? Thousands Attend Conference to Renew Jewish Settlement in the Strip

Dozens of ministers and MKs attended a conference devoted to renewing Jewish settlement of the Gaza Strip, held in Jerusalem and attended by thousands.

JFeed Staff | 28.01.24

Israel-Gaza War, Politics

Shock Poll: Netanyahu Now Ahead of Gantz

A new poll by Channel 14 and Direct Plus polling shows Likud recovering much of its strength and Benny Gantz's party sliding from its high in the first months of the war.

Avi Woolf | 25.01.24

Israel-Gaza War, Elections

Poll: Ben Gvir Catching Up With Lapid, Smotrich Struggling to Survive

Likud and Yesh Atid remain stuck in the mid-teens, while Ben Gvir is catching up and Smotrich hovers over the electoral threshold.

JFeed Staff | 19.01.24

70% Support Transfer

Smotrich Answers the Americans: 70% Support the Transfer of Gazan Arabs

Smotrich responds to the American condemnation of his words on the subject of encouraging the immigration of Gaza's Arabs: "A small country like ours cannot afford a reality where a hotbed of hatred and terrorism exists four minutes away from our settlements."

Bentzi Rubin, JFeed Staff | 03.01.24

Israel-Gaza War

Gaza "Day After" Discussion Cancelled in Cabinet Due to Pressure From the Right

Due to pressure from Smotrich and Ben Gvir, the cabinet discussion of the "day after" in Gaza has been delayed, and may only happen in the expanded cabinet.

Bentzi Rubin, JFeed Staff | 29.12.23

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

Israel-Gaza War, Guns

Knesset Report: 20,000 Civilian Gun Permit Requests Have Been Rejected

The National Security Ministry provided the Knesset committee with the number of requests submitted, rejected, and approved as part of a discussion of the broader arming of the public.

| Avi Woolf | 12.12.23

Debate: Entry of Palestinian Workers

Stormy Debate in the Cabinet: "Hamas Terrorists also had Children"

During the cabinet meeting, many ministers opposed the possibility of Palestinian laborers entering to work in Israeli territory. Minister Ben-Gvir: "I'm not saying that everyone comes to murder, but everyone is exposed to incitement."

| Bentzi Rubin, JFeed Staff | 11.12.23

Israel-Gaza War, Humanitarian Aid

Cabinet Approves Allowing 120,000 Liters of Fuel Into the Strip

The defense cabinet decided to approve the decision of the war cabinet to allow fuel into the Gaza Strip to prevent a humanitarian catastrophe. Ben Gvir and Smotrich opposed the decision.

Liran Vainshtain, Yehuda Klein, JFeed Staff | 07.12.23

Cabinet Expected to Convene

The Cabinet is Expected to Convene in Light of the Pressure; Ben-Gvir will Oppose Aid

The cabinet is expected to convene this evening earlier than planned following American pressure on increasing humanitarian aid to the Gaza Strip with an emphasis on the introduction of fuel. In the environment of Minister Ben-Gvir they say that he will oppose the introduction of fuel.

JFeed Staff | 06.12.23

Israel-Gaza War, Mansour Abbas

Mansour Abbas Clarifies Talk of Hamas Laying Down Arms - And Gets Hit From the Right

Having previously argued that Palestinian terrorist groups need to lay down their arms to allow the formation of a Palestinian state, Abbas clarified his statement after fierce criticism.

Guy Ezra, JFeed Staff | 03.12.23

Israel - Gaza War

The Cabinet Secretary: "Any news about a hostage release deal that leads to the end of the war or a prolonged ceasefire = fake news" 

Yossi Fuchs tweeted today and referred to reports of a general ceasefire in exchange for the return of all the hostages held captive in the Gaza Strip, and wrote that these are fake news.

Yehuda Klein, JFeed Staff | 29.11.23

Ben-Gvir Threatens

Ben-Gvir Threatens: We Will Dissolve the Government if the Fighting is Ended

The chairman of Otzma Yehudit Minister Ben-Gvir announced on social media that any move to end the war at this stage will lead to the complete dissolution of the government by his party.

Yair Amar, JFeed Staff | 28.11.23