Avi Dichter

Avi Dichter, former head of Israel's Shin Beth domestic intelligence service speaks during a press conference on November 07, 2011 in Jerusalem, Israel. (Photo by Lior Mizrahi/Getty Images

Israeli Official: Iran and Its Proxies Greatest Existential Threat to Israel

Citing Iran and its proxy terrorist organizations, Hamas and Hezbollah, as the greatest existential threats to Israel, former Shin Bet (Israel Security Agency) head and current chairman of the Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee, Avi Dichter, said the Middle East is undergoing “tectonic movements.”

Avi Dichter, former head of Israel's Shin Beth domestic intelligence service speaks during a press conference on November 07, 2011 in Jerusalem, Israel. (Photo by Lior Mizrahi/Getty Images

Ex Security Chief: World Shockingly Naive About Scope Of Aid Dollars Being Redirected to Hamas

TEL AVIV – The charges that millions of charity dollars were diverted to Hamas is only a tiny example of the immense abuse of humanitarian funds meant for Gaza residents that is instead being used to fund Islamists’ terror activities in the Gaza Strip, a senior Knesset member who is also the former head of the Shin Bet security agency said Monday.

Palestinian young jihad boys take part in a rally of Hamas supporters to commemorate the 27th anniversary of the Islamist movements creation and to ask for the reconstruction of the Gaza Strip on December 12, 2014 in Jabalia refugee camp in the northern Gaza Strip.

Likud MK: UN Funds Hamas Regime in Gaza

The Hamas regime in the Gaza Strip receives United Nations funding, new Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee Chairman Avi Dichter (Likud) said on Tuesday at an Institute of Certified Public Accountants in Israel conference in Eilat.