Tag: Yisrael Beytenu

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks during the opening session of the Knesset, Israel's parliament, in Jerusalem, Monday, Oct. 27, 2014. Netanyahu told parliament Monday that “the French build in Paris, the English build in London and the Israelis build in Jerusalem.” The government is currently advancing construction plans to …

Netanyahu’s Coalition Crisis Ends with Passing of 2019 Budget

The Knesset passed the state’s budget for 2019 in the early hours of Thursday, closing out the parliament’s winter term just over a day after the coalition managed to solve a crisis that nearly saw the government fall and new elections called.

Israeli MPs and dignitaries at the Knesset

Knesset Members Call on Government To Pay For Homes Destroyed in Blazes

Knesset members from across the political spectrum are calling for the government to cover all financial losses suffered by Israeli citizens from a rash of wildfires that spread across the country over the past week, regardless of whether the blazes were a result of intentional arson or not.

Avigdor Lieberman

Liberman: Jews Shouldn’t Donate to Anti-Zionist Causes

Defense Minister and Yisrael Beytenu Chairman Avigdor Liberman met today with Michael Gross, a British Jewish philanthropist, who canceled a significant donation to Ben Gurion University because of it hosted a conference supporting BDS organizations.

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Avigdor Lieberman Sworn In As Israel’s Defense Minister

Ynetnews reports: The swearing in comes as a part of Prime Minister Netanyahu’s broadening of the coalition government. Government ministers approved Avigdor Lieberman’s nomination as defense minister in a meeting earlier Monday morning. In addition, the government will be welcoming

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (R) and Avigdor Lieberman (L), the head of hardline nationalist party Yisrael Beitenu, sign a coalition agreement on May 25, 2016 at the Knesset

Prime Minister Signs Coalition Deal With Yisrael Beytenu

Ynetnews reports: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Yisrael Beytenu leader Avigdor Lieberman signed a coalition agreement on Wednesday morning after understandings were reached overnight Tuesday on Lieberman’s conditions to join the government as defense minister.