Bennett Responds Publicly to PM’s Threat of Dismissal

Naftali Bennett

Ynetnews reports: A week after the unprecedented confrontation between Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Bayit Yehudi Chairman and Education Minister Naftali Bennett (pictured) during a Security Cabinet meeting and first revealed on Ynet, Bennett addressed the clash on Thursday in a Facebook post in which he clarified that he had no intention of backing down from his position.

“As a cabinet member, I will continue to act with all my strength for the continuation of IDF operations wherever they are required, even if I am scolded or threatened with dismissal. The security of the citizens of Israel is paramount,” wrote Bennett.

Earlier in the long post, the education minister wrote, “I learned in Operation Defensive Shield that only when the IDF and the Shin Bet are free to operate, collect information, and thwart terrorism is it possible to prevent horrible terrorist attacks in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem.”

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