Coalition chairman backs Elkin for Jerusalem mayor

"We are members of the Likud and I support a Likud candidate for mayor of Jerusalem," says MK David Amsalem.Elad Benari, 8/13/2018, 5:12 AM

Coalition Chairman: Without Draft Law, we'll hold new elections

Coalition Chairman Amsalem slams Supreme Court, says Draft Law is a social, not legal, issue.Haim Lev, 8/12/2018, 12:36 PM

Coalition Chairman in trouble with gender disorientation orgs

'I don't intend to pass amendment to Surrogacy Law although Netanyahu does,' said MK Dudi Amsalem. 'We must discuss this seriously.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/23/2018, 9:45 PM

The promise that passed the Nationality Law

Coalition Chairman promises MK Eichler: If Nationality Law harms religious status quo, it'll be changed.Ben Shaul, 7/19/2018, 3:52 PM

'There's no crisis - Nationality Law will be approved this week'

Coalition Chairman says unaware of haredi party opposition to law; elections not on horizon.Mordechai Sones, 7/16/2018, 7:36 PM

'Inconceivable that Reform stages coup'

Coalition Chairman sharply criticizes Herzog appointment to chair Jewish Agency, threatens agency budget.Mordechai Sones, 6/24/2018, 2:35 PM

'Back haredi draft law - or we'll dismantle the government'

Coalition chairman demands haredi lawmakers get behind proposed draft law, threatening new elections if haredi MKs don't support proposal.David Rosenberg, 6/19/2018, 9:58 AM

Lapid: 'There's an attempt to undermine rule of law

'There are two Netanyahu's: Statesman who brought embassy to Jerusalem, and haunted man sitting at night writing articles.'Rafael Levi, 5/28/2018, 7:17 PM

Coalition Chairman: We can't handle a new crisis every month

Likud MK David Amsalem says another crisis could lead to early elections.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/29/2018, 5:44 PM

Coalition chairman: Lapid is a 'sneaky tattletale'

Coalition Chairman David Amsalem says Yesh Atid Chairman Lapid is 'not a great saint,' police cannot overthrow government in a democracy.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/14/2018, 8:41 AM

'Yehonatan Geffen is encouraging the next terrorist'

MK David Amsalem blasts poet who glorified Palestinian Arab teen who slapped soldiers. "Where does this self-hatred come from?"Elad Benari, 1/28/2018, 5:07 AM

Petition to oust MK Haskel from Likud rejected

Party court rejects petition to oust libertarian-leaning MK over opposition to Shabbat law; Committee Chairman weighs appealing decision.Mordechai Sones, 1/8/2018, 8:00 PM

Haskel slams Coalition Chairman: 'Thuggish behavior'

MK Sharren Haskel slams Coalition Chairman David Amsalem for attempting to expel her from the Likud over her opposition to Supermarket Bill.Tzvi Lev, 1/7/2018, 10:25 AM

Leftists protest against 'Traitoryahu'

In latest anti-corruption protest in Tel Aviv, protester carries sign branding PM a traitor and a parasite.Ben Ariel, 12/31/2017, 2:27 AM

MK Bitan to be interrogated over daughter's wedding gifts

Police will grill MK Bitan Sunday over suspicions that wedding gifts to his daughter were part of money laundering scheme.Tzvi Lev, 12/24/2017, 8:58 AM

'Sorry to disappoint the left and the media'

MK David Amsalem clarifies remarks, says he does not believe Netanyahu should resign if indicted in the "presents affair".Ben Ariel, 12/24/2017, 2:16 AM

Investigation of Coalition Chairman politically motivated?

MKs decry timing of police probe of MK David Bitan as politically motivated. 'Massive forces trying to overthrow Netanyahu.'Tzvi Lev, 12/3/2017, 10:17 AM

Israeli bill could shield prime minister from investigations

New law shields sitting PMs from investigations, raises concerns PM Netanyahu will use it to protect himself.AFP, 10/16/2017, 1:17 PM

'Tourism and holiness do not go hand in hand'

Members of Knesset Internal Affairs Committee visit Meron, say Zohar author's tomb has 'fallen between the cracks.'Haim Lev, 7/31/2017, 11:26 AM

'Gabbay is a pleasant man but he has no experience'

MK David Amsalem isn't too bothered by Avi Gabbay's election as Labor chairman. "He lacks the experience."Benny Tocker, 7/13/2017, 5:43 AM

Interfaith fellowship to fund Israeli summer camps

International Fellowship for Christians and Jews provides summer camp subsidies for 11,000 of Israel's poorest children.Hezki Baruch, 6/5/2017, 3:00 PM

Likud MK: What would happen if we boycotted an Arab product?

Interior Affairs Committee head supports ban on entry of BDS activists, slams leftist MK for boycotting Judea and Samaria.Benny Tucker, 3/8/2017, 7:37 AM

Bill calls for live broadcast of city council meetings

Bill submitted by MK Amsalem would require local councils to broadcast their meetings live online.Hezki Ezra, 3/7/2017, 9:59 AM

'If I were Netanyahu, I wouldn't sit with Jewish Home party'

MK David Amsalem (Likud) criticized Naftali Bennett for his attempts to pass Regulation Law, and also criticized the Muezzin Law.Uzi Baruch, 12/1/2016, 8:58 AM

The 'quiet terrorism' plaguing Israel

Environment Committee Head David Amsalem pledges to crack down in coming days on Arab coal mines. 'We are feeding the hand that bites us.'Hezki Ezra, 11/13/2016, 9:06 AM

"Abolish Western Wall arrangement"

Interior Committee head David Amsalem said that the Western Wall Arrangement should be cancelled and the original arrangement reinstalled.Hezki Baruch, 11/8/2016, 1:35 PM

'We will put an end to the silent murder of Israelis'

Likud MK warns massive air pollution from illegal charcoal production in the Palestinian Authority is poisoning thousands of Israelis daily.Hezki Baruch, 10/26/2016, 10:08 AM

Feiglin: Get ready for Prime Minister Lapid

'Lapid will be the next Prime Minister,' says ex-Likud MK. 'People are tired of Netanyahu and are looking for an alternative.'David Rosenberg, 9/12/2016, 10:12 AM

'Governments should reform tax codes, not religion'

Committee chairman blasts Kotel Plaza changes pushed by Reform movement. 'Don't use the Kotel for a political struggle.'Hezki Baruch, 6/16/2016, 12:25 PM

'This is why the public hates politicians'

Likud MK warns against lying by joining with Zionist Union, after election slogan: 'it's them or us.' His preference - bring in Liberman.Hezki Baruch, 5/18/2016, 10:01 AM

'An historic achievement uniting the nation of Israel'

Likud MKs Neguise and Amsalem, who waged protest to have PM uphold resolution on Ethiopian aliyah, hail 'historic justice.'Hezki Baruch, 4/7/2016, 9:38 PM

Crisis averted: 1,300 Ethiopian Jews coming home

With coalition revolt, two Likud MKs manage to make Netanyahu backtrack after he scrapped resolution on Ethiopian aliyah.Hezki Baruch, 4/7/2016, 8:34 PM

Last-Ditch Effort to Save Synagogue Slated for Demolition

Congregants of Ayelet Hashahar set to hold mass protest on Thursday night over High Court's ruling to tear down synagogue.Moshe Cohen, 10/15/2015, 1:01 PM

MK Demands Security on The Two Mounts

MK David Amsalem heads the Internal Affairs Committee - and has placed Temple Mount, Mount of Olives at top of the agenda.Shimon Cohen, 6/17/2015, 4:43 PM

Netanyahu Secures Victory at Likud Central Committee

Likud Central Committee approves Netanyahu's proposal on a change in the primaries system.Hezki Baruch, 6/15/2015, 1:15 AM

MK Denies There Are Factional 'Camps' Within Likud

As Likud sources seek to limit Netanyahu, newly appointed Interior Committee head MK Amsalem denies Likud is a house divided.Hezki Baruch, Ari Yashar, 6/3/2015, 10:24 AM

Just Who are the Likud Candidates Who Surprisingly Made it in?

Likud surprised by making it to 30 in elections - but who are the new MKs no one thought would make it into the Knesset?Ari Yashar, 3/18/2015, 8:30 AM