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MK Dichter explains why he voted against Citizenship Law

MK Dichter explains why he voted against Citizenship Law

Likud MK explains why he voted against the Citizenship Law despite expressing support for it in the past.Hezki Baruch, 07/07/2021 06:37
Avi Dichter, former Shabak director, says he intends to run for prime minister

Avi Dichter, former Shabak director, says he intends to run for prime minister

Likud MK Avi Dichter, a former Shabak chief, says he plans to run for Likud leadership and later prime minister.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/06/2021 10:26
Former Shabak chief against ceasefire

Former Shabak chief against ceasefire

'We cannot end Operation Guardian of the walls with 'quiet will be answered with quiet,'' MK Avi Dichter, former Shabak chief, says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/05/2021 12:41
Former Shin Bet chief to push for law revoking citizenship of terrorists paid to kill

Former Shin Bet chief to push for law revoking citizenship of terrorists paid to kill

Following celebratory return of terrorist to home town, former Shin Bet head vows to promote law revoking citizenship for terrorists.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/04/2021 20:20
'Do not appoint Avi Dichter as UAE ambassador'

'Do not appoint Avi Dichter as UAE ambassador'

Human rights organizations in Gaza urge Arab League to speak out appointment of Avi Dichter as Israeli ambassador to the UAE.Dalit Halevi, 17/12/2020 05:27
Bill would declare Palestinian Authority a 'foreign political entity'

Bill would declare Palestinian Authority a 'foreign political entity'

New bill would allow for prosecution of Israeli citizens who cooperating with PA gov't or security agencies against the State of Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/09/2020 18:45
Likud MK: Shut down the Civil Administration

Likud MK: Shut down the Civil Administration

MK Avi Dichter says Civil Administration should be abolished and another body created to operate throughout Judea and Samaria.Yehonatan Gottlieb, 02/09/2020 06:03
Likud MK clashes with Palestinian Arab representatives

Likud MK clashes with Palestinian Arab representatives

Verbal confrontation between MK Avi Dichter and PA representative of the Palestinian delegation at Inter-Parliamentary Union conference.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/07/2020 05:32
MK Avi Dichter: Time to apply sovereignty - even without green light from US

MK Avi Dichter: Time to apply sovereignty - even without green light from US

Likud MK and former security chief Avi Dichter urges Netanyahu to move forward with sovereignty plan - even if deal not yet reached with US.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/07/2020 09:43
'I will run for the leadership of the Likud - even against Netanyahu'

'I will run for the leadership of the Likud - even against Netanyahu'

Former Minister Avi Dichter angry at Prime Minister Netanyahu who did not include him in the government.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/06/2020 06:07
Dichter: Israel is sending a message of weakness to the Palestinians

Dichter: Israel is sending a message of weakness to the Palestinians

MK Avi Dichter furious about decision to stop offsetting terrorists' salaries from PA tax funds.Hezki Baruch, 04/06/2020 03:59
Dichter: Netanyahu's move will cause an 8.0 earthquake on the Dichter scale

Dichter: Netanyahu's move will cause an 8.0 earthquake on the Dichter scale

Deputy Defense Minister blasts Netanyahu for not offering him a ministerial position.Hezki Baruch, 15/05/2020 00:06
'Does your hatred of Bibi outweigh national responsibility?'

'Does your hatred of Bibi outweigh national responsibility?'

Former Shin Bet head accuses Gantz & Co. of losing sight of key issues due to 'anti-Bibi virus.'Avi Dichter, 15/03/2020 21:06
MK Dichter: This is going to be a tragedy

MK Dichter: This is going to be a tragedy

Deputy Defense Minister warns against a government supported by the Joint List party.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 06/03/2020 23:17
MK Avi Dichter: 'I'm embarrassed for Labor, something bad has happened there'

MK Avi Dichter: 'I'm embarrassed for Labor, something bad has happened there'

MK Dichter says agreement on left is 'embarrassing,' questions Meretz's Zionism.Hezki Baruch, 13/01/2020 14:53
'Under Netanyahu, Israel moved forward'

'Under Netanyahu, Israel moved forward'

Deputy Defense Minister explains to Yair Lapid why he supports Netanyahu.Elad Benari, 18/12/2019 06:40
Geula Even Sa'ar takes vacation from TV show

Geula Even Sa'ar takes vacation from TV show

Gideon Sa'ar's wife is taking the next two weeks off to support her husband in his campaign for leadership of Likud.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/12/2019 22:20
'A rotation for Lapid - or sovereignty over the Jordan Valley'

'A rotation for Lapid - or sovereignty over the Jordan Valley'

Dep. Defense Minister Dichter calls on Blue and White leader to put aside personal considerations, focus on Israel's future.Dep. Defense Min. Avi Dichter, 03/12/2019 14:12
Dichter: Blue and White's demand is 'arrogant'

Dichter: Blue and White's demand is 'arrogant'

Deputy Defense Minister blasts Blue and White for conditioning unity on replacing Prime Minister Netanyahu.Hezki Baruch, 27/11/2019 06:22
Dichter warns: Disaster in the colors of blue and white

Dichter warns: Disaster in the colors of blue and white

Deputy Defense Minister warns against minority government supported by Arab MKs. "Stop this roller coaster before it starts moving."Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/11/2019 03:56
Dichter appointed Deputy Defense Minister

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, 24/10/2019 04:04
Cave of the Patriarchs - accessible by Passover?

Cave of the Patriarchs - accessible by Passover?

Blue and White leader promises: Cave of the Patriarchs to be made accessible by Passover.Hezki Baruch, 08/10/2019 13:41
How Arafat smuggled terrorists into Gaza - with his own car

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, 04/09/2019 10:35
'Palestinian Authority 100% to blame for the failure of Oslo'

'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, 29/07/2019 12:29
Dichter: The solution for Gaza - Operation Defensive Shield 2

Dichter: The solution for Gaza - Operation Defensive Shield 2

Likud MK visits Gaza envelope, says solution there will require time and patience.Hezki Baruch, 12/07/2019 03:11
Dichter: Military operation is the only way to end Gaza terror

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, 26/06/2019 08:33
Likud minister: To defeat Hamas, we need to conquer Gaza

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, 06/05/2019 11:50
Palestinian Authority uses 8% of its budget for terror salaries

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, 29/04/2019 10:59
Smotrich: Ignore France, let Palestinian Authority collapse

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, 22/04/2019 14:17
MK Avi Dichter: Wrong and unfair attack

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, 19/04/2019 12:23
Dichter: 'We'll finally see Lapid in Knesset'

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, 11/04/2019 10:19
Watch: Dichter 'infiltrates' Ramallah, meets with Mahmoud Abbas

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, 24/01/2019 19:52
'Destroy terrorists' homes even if they don't kill'

'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, 26/11/2018 21:13
Initiative for MKs to conduct surprise inspections at IDF bases

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, 22/11/2018 10:48
'Time for the EU to recognize J'lem as Israel's capital'

'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, 21/11/2018 22:27
Watch: Israeli MK called 'war criminal in EU Parliament

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, 09/10/2018 16:27
Dichter says those attacking him are 'criminals'

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, 05/08/2018 20:04
Netanyahu ends meeting with Druze after 'apartheid' claim

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, 02/08/2018 21:15
Druze activist call Avi Dichter a 'Nazi'

Druze activist call Avi Dichter a 'Nazi'

Rage over Nationality Law boils over at ceremony granting scholarships for Druze university students.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/08/2018 20:15
Tibi's latest demand

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, 12/07/2018 14:13
MK Yael German floats outrageous comparison

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, 12/07/2018 13:03
'Iran seeks to take control of Mecca and Medina

'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, 08/07/2018 21:00
'The time has come for the law to pass'

'The time has come for the law to pass'

MK Avi Dichter welcomes approval of “pay-to-slay law”.Hezki Baruch, 03/07/2018 04:16
Knesset passes 'pay to slay' law

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, 02/07/2018 22:10
Netanyahu: There's a price for burning fields

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, 11/06/2018 15:38
Dichter to security officials: Stop leaking classified info

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, 03/06/2018 16:29
'Kite terror requires patience and ability to contain'

'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, 08/05/2018 15:24
Nationality Law passes first reading

Nationality Law passes first reading

Bill to enshrine Israel's Jewish character into law advances.Tzvi Lev, 01/05/2018 09:25
'The radical left is breaking all records'

'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, 04/04/2018 19:35
Dichter in Hevron: 'This is the inheritance of our forefathers'

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, 26/03/2018 22:49
Law to pressure Palestinian Authority advances

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, 21/02/2018 12:07
Knesset to vote on 'Nationality Law'

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, 17/12/2017 16:58
'Say no to leftist demand to return terrorists' bodies'

'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, 12/11/2017 16:37
Classified report: IDF isn't prepared to fight Syria

Classified report: IDF isn't prepared to fight Syria

Likud MK refuses to sign report because it criticizes PM Netanyahu.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/09/2017 10:35
Law to ban publication of Mossad agents' personal information

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, 03/08/2017 16:45
Lessons from the Temple's destruction

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, 01/08/2017 14:18
'The Temple Mount will become a weapons storehouse'

'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, 24/07/2017 09:40