Dichter appointed Deputy Defense Minister

Former Shin Bet chief to serve as deputy to Netanyahu. "I thank the Prime Minister for his trust".Hezki Baruch, 10/24/2019, 4:04 AM

Cave of the Patriarchs - accessible by Passover?

Blue and White leader promises: Cave of the Patriarchs to be made accessible by Passover.Hezki Baruch, 10/8/2019, 1:41 PM

How Arafat smuggled terrorists into Gaza - with his own car

Just months after signing Oslo Accords with Israel, PLO chief Yasser Arafat smuggled four arch-terrorists into Gaza, using his own car.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/4/2019, 10:35 AM

'Palestinian Authority 100% to blame for the failure of Oslo'

'No one is more hypocritical than the Israeli Left,' says ex-Shabak internal security head Avi Dicther, defending Israel's Nation-State law.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/29/2019, 12:29 PM

Dichter: The solution for Gaza - Operation Defensive Shield 2

Likud MK visits Gaza envelope, says solution there will require time and patience.Hezki Baruch, 7/12/2019, 3:11 AM

Dichter: Military operation is the only way to end Gaza terror

Defense Committee Chairman Avi Dichter explains what Israel needs to do to end terror from Gaza, praises US for starting with economic plan.Nitzan Kedar, 6/26/2019, 8:33 AM

Likud minister: To defeat Hamas, we need to conquer Gaza

Yuval Steinitz warns that reconquering Gaza is possible, but 'will exact a very heavy price.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/6/2019, 11:50 AM

Palestinian Authority uses 8% of its budget for terror salaries

MK Dichter calls out Palestinian Authority for funding terror while asking Israel to ensure its stability.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/29/2019, 10:59 AM

Smotrich: Ignore France, let Palestinian Authority collapse

MK Smotrich urges PM Netanyahu ignore French President Macron's demand to transfer funds to terrorists, reject French 'hypocrisy.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/22/2019, 2:17 PM

MK Avi Dichter: Wrong and unfair attack

'Yariv Levin is a very smart man. Nobody really knows what he intends to do if he becomes justice minister,' Dichter says.Hezki Baruch, 4/19/2019, 12:23 PM

Dichter: 'We'll finally see Lapid in Knesset'

'Yair Lapid promised to make life miserable for us; I think it's good news: We'll finally see him in Knesset," Dichter tweets.Mordechai Sones, 4/11/2019, 10:19 AM

Watch: Dichter 'infiltrates' Ramallah, meets with Mahmoud Abbas

In a new campaign video, MK Avi Dichter appears to return to his days as an officer in the Shin Bet. 'How much do I get paid to kill a Jew?'Tzvi Lev, 1/24/2019, 7:52 PM

'Destroy terrorists' homes even if they don't kill'

MK Avi Dichter says policy of only demolishing homes of terrorists who succeed in murdering their victims will be changed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/26/2018, 9:13 PM

Initiative for MKs to conduct surprise inspections at IDF bases

MK appeals to Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee chair to conduct surprise visits at IDF bases following Ombudsman charges.Mordechai Sones, 11/22/2018, 10:48 AM

'Time for the EU to recognize J'lem as Israel's capital'

Chairman of the Knesset's Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee meets with EU Ambassador to Israel. 'Partition plan is no longer relevant.'Hezki Baruch, 11/21/2018, 10:27 PM

Watch: Israeli MK called 'war criminal in EU Parliament

EU MPs say they are 'disgusted' by MK Avi Dichter's presence to discuss Barkan terrorist attack.Gary Willig, 10/9/2018, 4:27 PM

Dichter says those attacking him are 'criminals'

Former Shin Bet head Avi Dichter says Nationality Law will not be changed, slams Druze protest for calling Netanyahu a 'traitor'.Tzvi Lev, 8/5/2018, 8:04 PM

Netanyahu ends meeting with Druze after 'apartheid' claim

Netanyahu walks out of meeting with Druze leaders when protest head says Nationality Law makes Israel an 'apartheid state'.Tzvi Lev, 8/2/2018, 9:15 PM

Druze activist call Avi Dichter a 'Nazi'

Rage over Nationality Law boils over at ceremony granting scholarships for Druze university students.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/2/2018, 8:15 PM

Tibi's latest demand

Fifth debate on Nationality Law in Knesset after new demand by Ahmed Tibi. Dichter announces he will work in coalition to prevent move.Mordechai Sones, 7/12/2018, 2:13 PM

MK Yael German floats outrageous comparison

Knesset Member Yael German (Yesh Atid) compares world silence in face of Holocaust to silence about Nationality Law.Mordechai Sones, 7/12/2018, 1:03 PM

'Iran seeks to take control of Mecca and Medina

Former Shin Bet head: 'Iran knows that the more Arab states they recruit, the easier fighting against Saudi Arabia will be.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/8/2018, 9:00 PM

'The time has come for the law to pass'

MK Avi Dichter welcomes approval of “pay-to-slay law”.Hezki Baruch, 7/3/2018, 4:16 AM

Knesset passes 'pay to slay' law

Bill to punish PA for payments to terrorists passes overwhelmingly. Only Meretz and Joint List oppose law.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/2/2018, 10:10 PM

Netanyahu: There's a price for burning fields

Knesset committee approves deducting compensation for Gaza kite fires from money transferred to Palestinian Authority.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/11/2018, 3:38 PM

Dichter to security officials: Stop leaking classified info

Former Shin Bet head Avi Dichter slams former Mossad chief Tamir Pardo after tell-all interview. 'How did this pass the censor?'Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/3/2018, 4:29 PM

'Kite terror requires patience and ability to contain'

Former head of Shin Bet: 'With all the pain of seeing burning fields, this is a different type of struggle.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/8/2018, 3:24 PM

'The radical left is breaking all records'

Yisrael Beytenu faction slams B'Tselem campaign calling on IDF soldiers not to shoot at unarmed Gaza rioters. 'A fifth column.'Hezki Baruch, 4/4/2018, 7:35 PM

Dichter in Hevron: 'This is the inheritance of our forefathers'

'When you touch history of 3,500 years, when you visit graves of your forefathers, you reach the deepest roots imaginable.'Mordechai Sones, 3/26/2018, 10:49 PM

Law to pressure Palestinian Authority advances

Knesset committee approves first reading of law to deduct terrorists' salaries from money transferred to Palestinian Authority.Hezki Baruch, 2/21/2018, 12:07 PM

Knesset to vote on 'Nationality Law'

Revised version of bill officially defining Israel as a Jewish State will be voted on by the Knesset.Tzvi Lev, 12/17/2017, 4:58 PM

'Say no to leftist demand to return terrorists' bodies'

MK Avi Dichter calls on Supreme Court to reject petition by Arab NGO Adalah to return bodies of terrorists killed in terror tunnel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/12/2017, 4:37 PM

Classified report: IDF isn't prepared to fight Syria

Likud MK refuses to sign report because it criticizes PM Netanyahu.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/18/2017, 10:35 AM

Law to ban publication of Mossad agents' personal information

Knesset committee approves act declaring publicizing details about Mossad agents to be a criminal offense.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/3/2017, 4:45 PM

Lessons from the Temple's destruction

We must identify the values ​​that feed the eternal fire of the Jewish people and the Israeli ethos. Opinion.MK Avi Dichter, 8/1/2017, 2:18 PM

'The Temple Mount will become a weapons storehouse'

Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee Chairman Dichter says the Temple Mount must remain weapons-free, inciters will pay the price.Hezki Baruch, 7/24/2017, 9:40 AM

MK Dichter to Arab MK: "Forget it"

Avi Dichter calls out Arab MK for calling the entire Temple Mount the 'Al Aqsa Mosque' in order to ban Jews from the mount.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/12/2017, 9:57 PM

'President Trump, don't touch that pen!'

Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee chair Avi Dichter calls on President Trump not to sign embassy transfer postponement order.Avi Dichter, 6/1/2017, 1:39 PM

'There's no way J'lem is returning to pre-1967 lines'

Former GSS chief speaks at special event, hosted by Arutz Sheva and Dr. Joseph Frager, celebrating 50 years of a united Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/23/2017, 11:07 AM

Nationality Law passes first reading

Knesset approves for initial reading Nationality Law proposed by Mk Avi Dichter (Likud).Hezky Baruch, 5/10/2017, 4:13 PM

'Each reduction in German support is a cause for concern'

Chairman of the Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee upset over Germany's increasingly hostile stance against Israel.Tal Polon, 4/30/2017, 11:43 AM

'The world has been silent on Syria for 6 years'

MK Avi Dichter tells Arutz Sheva that Israel should not intervene in Syria.Hezki Baruch, 4/6/2017, 3:15 AM

'India wants to strengthen ties with Israel'

Former Shin Bet chief MK Avi Dichter meets with Indian Dep. Foreign Minister in New Delhi, discuss potential for closer relations.Hezki Baruch, 3/15/2017, 7:45 AM

Dichter: 'Don't shell IDF commanders'

Army Intel head appears before Foreign Affairs and Defense committee; MK Dichter calls not to attack IDF officers on background of report.Hezki Baruch, 3/1/2017, 11:06 AM

'The two-state solution has been dead for a decade'

MK Avi Dichter says there won't be a “one-state solution” but makes clear the “two-state solution” is no longer viable either.Hezki Baruch, 2/23/2017, 3:10 AM

New branch of Yad Vashem to open in Negev

Holocaust museum to open new branch in Negev city to deal with increasing number of requests and visitors.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/29/2017, 6:11 PM

'President Trump, don't fear Arab threats!'

Likud MK pens letter to Trump, urging the President-elect not to fear Arab threats against moving the US embassy to Jerusalem.Gary Willig, 1/20/2017, 12:19 PM

Watch: This is how the mind of a terrorist works

MK Avi Dichter met with representatives of EU parliament last week in Armon Hanatziv and explained how terrorists' minds work.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/9/2017, 7:56 PM

Arab MK admits to smuggling cellphones into jail

MK Basel Ghattas (Joint Arab List) admitted smuggling cellphones and messages to security prisoners he visited in jail.Yoel Domb, 12/20/2016, 8:57 PM

MK Ghattas questioned by police

Arab Knesset member questioned this morning on suspicion of smuggling phones to Hamas terrorists in prison.Hezki Baruch, 12/20/2016, 11:36 AM

MK Dichter: Do not allow Ghattas into Knesset

Likud MK asserts that Arab MK suspected of trying to aid terrorists could facilitate terror attack if not barred from Knesset premises.Tal Polon, 12/20/2016, 8:25 AM

Dichter to Ban: Now you remember the UN's anti-Israel bias?

Likud MK fires back at outgoing UN Secretary General's admission that the organization is biased against Israel.Hezki Baruch, 12/19/2016, 5:44 AM

MK Dichter: End the freeze and start building

Likud MK says now is the time to resume construction in Judea, Samaria and Jerusalem in the wake of Trump's election.Hezki Baruch, 11/13/2016, 4:52 AM

'We'll tell Russia what Iran's true intentions are'

Knesset committee heads to Russia to discuss Iranian threat, UNESCO fiasco.David Rosenberg, 11/7/2016, 9:44 AM

MK Dichter: State of Israel must find solution for Amona

Likud MK says that problem with Amona's legality is the state's responsibility and not that of the residents.Yoel Domb, 11/1/2016, 1:51 PM

Dichter fires back at Barak over criticism of U.S. aid deal

"I do not recall Barak having any dramatic successes," says Likud MK after former PM criticizes defense aid agreement.Hezki Baruch, 9/16/2016, 3:12 AM

Dichter: Religious terror has replaced nationalist terror

Security and Foreign Affairs Committee chairman Avi Dichter explained the connection between Iranian extremism and Palestinian incitement.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/12/2016, 9:39 PM