'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

Dichter: Preconditions for peace talks are unacceptable

MK Avi Dichter welcomes Netanyahu-Abbas meeting, but says that if the PA is imposing preconditions, it means it's not serious about talking.Hezki Baruch, 9/9/2016, 6:15 AM

Dichter rejects leftist referendum on Judea and Samaria

MK Avi Dichter dismisses an initiative by a group of leftists for a referendum on the future of Israeli presence in Judea and Samaria.Yedidya Ben Or, 9/7/2016, 6:20 AM

MK Avi Dichter: 'Israelis look for the worst case scenario'

MK Avi Dichter spoke at a Jerusalem dinner to honor Fox News' Pete Hegseth, together with other MKs, security members, and other officials.Eliran Aharon, 8/17/2016, 1:38 PM

'Hamas are digging their own grave'

Chairman of Defense Committee expresses confidence in IDF ability to deal with terror tunnels, says claims of Cabinet negligence are false.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/1/2016, 10:11 PM

Mother of wounded soldier: My son deserves to go home

Knesset committee convenes to hear claims Defense Ministry failed in handling case of severely wounded Gaza operation veteran.Hezki Baruch, 7/28/2016, 12:32 PM

UK Labour Party apologizes for Corbyn comparing Israel, ISIS

Labour Party foreign policy adviser offers apology to Israeli ambassador after party compares Israel, ISIS.Matt Wanderman, 7/3/2016, 5:23 PM

MK Dichter to leftist MKs: Stop the hysterics

Likud MK Avi Dichter urges leftists to calm down over dispute with the Americans on missile defense aid.Hezki Baruch, 6/16/2016, 5:29 AM

104 terrorists brought into Israel under family reunification

More than 12,500 people applying for citizenship under family unification law.David Rosenberg, 6/2/2016, 9:24 AM

Arab MK: Israel isn't our country, Arabs are right to attack IDF

MK Zouheir Bahloul tells MK Avi Dichter: 'This is the Jews' country and not the Arabs' country.' Claims attacks on soldiers are justified.Hezki Baruch, 4/9/2016, 8:26 PM

Ex-Shin Bet head to Arab MK: 'Hell awaits you'

MK Dichter hits back at head of Joint List party, who branded him a 'murderer' for assassinating Hamas founders.Hezki Baruch, 3/28/2016, 8:04 PM

Joint List head reprimanded for branding Dichter a 'murderer'

Ethics Committee imposes light punishment on Arab MK who verbally attacked Likud's Dichter in a television interview.Hezki Baruch, 3/22/2016, 4:16 AM

Ex-Shin Bet head responds to accusations of murder

MK Avi Dichter: Joint List head 'is representative of the Hamas administration in the Israeli Knesset.'Uzi Baruch, 3/1/2016, 10:42 AM

Joint List head: There are Jewish MKs who murdered Arabs

MK Ayman Odeh accuses MK Avi Dichter of sending people to "murder" the terrorist leaders of Hamas and the PA.Ben Ariel, 3/1/2016, 4:13 AM

'Let 1,000 mothers of terrorists cry and not one of ours'

Ex-ISA head MK Dichter takes tour of Gush Etzion, warns Israel 'too often considers the Palestinians, too little does what is right for us.'Hezki Baruch, 2/28/2016, 5:20 PM