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Smotrich: We won't let Mansour Abbas take our sovereignty in Jerusalem

Smotrich: We won't let Mansour Abbas take our sovereignty in Jerusalem

Religious Zionism party MKs tour site of yesterday's Arab riots near Damascus Gate, blame government's reliance on Ra'am party.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/10/2021 18:01
Anti-Netanyahu Law: Bennett about to break another promise?

Anti-Netanyahu Law: Bennett about to break another promise?

Right-wing representatives oppose the law, but the coalition may get the majority approval, preventing Netanyahu from running again for PMArutz Sheva Staff, 20/10/2021 10:08
'Smotrich should have listened to Rabbi Tau' says fellow party MK Avi Maoz

'Smotrich should have listened to Rabbi Tau' says fellow party MK Avi Maoz

"Rabbi Tau foresaw the situation we have today, if a right-wing government of 59 MKs wasn't formed, with outside support from the UAL."Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/10/2021 16:07
MK Smotrich: Some Israeli Arabs are our enemies

MK Smotrich: Some Israeli Arabs are our enemies

'Some Israeli Arabs have not made peace with how the War of Independence ended," MK Bezalel Smotrich says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/10/2021 12:06
Ministers reject law to preserve Israeli sovereignty in Jerusalem

Ministers reject law to preserve Israeli sovereignty in Jerusalem

Law was promoted by MK Bezalel Smotrich, would have enabled prosecution of PA officials who subvert Israeli sovereignty in Jewish capital.Hezki Baruch, 10/10/2021 20:32
Likud: Bennett broke rule that politics stops at the border

Likud: Bennett broke rule that politics stops at the border

Opposition parties, MKs criticize PM Bennett's first speech to the UN General Assembly.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/09/2021 17:15
Smotrich: Apologies to the people of Israel for my part in Bennett's return

Smotrich: Apologies to the people of Israel for my part in Bennett's return

MK Bezalel Smotrich: I apologize to people of Israel for my part in Bennett's return to politics after he did not pass the threshold.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/09/2021 03:31
Smotrich: We give and give without getting anything

Smotrich: We give and give without getting anything

Religious Zionism party leader says government embarking on same process that led to suicide bombing campaign against Israel's citizens.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/09/2021 17:48
MK Smotrich: 'Where is the budget for a 500m loan to the Palestinian Authority?

MK Smotrich: 'Where is the budget for a 500m loan to the Palestinian Authority?

MK Smotrich, chair of the Religious Zionism party, demands to know source of 500 million promised to the Palestinian Authority by DM Gantz.Hezki Baruch, 31/08/2021 14:02
Smotrich: Meretz is right this time around

Smotrich: Meretz is right this time around

The Labor, Meretz and Religious Zionist parties are struggling with a regulation that was promised by Yamina's Abir Kara prior to elections.Hezki Baruch, 19/08/2021 17:20
Smotrich: PM Bennett endangering Israel's security

Smotrich: PM Bennett endangering Israel's security

'PM Bennett can't respond to rocket fire, because his coalition is dependent on a sister movement to Hamas,' Religious Zionism chief says.Hezki Baruch, 18/08/2021 11:16
Smotrich: 'LGBT community has been silencing people for years'

Smotrich: 'LGBT community has been silencing people for years'

Pride parade was partially responsible for current coronavirus wave - and there's no reason not to say that, MK Smotrich says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/08/2021 15:11
Why are haredim 'really' opposed to kashrut reform?

Why are haredim 'really' opposed to kashrut reform?

'Maybe because they care about non-haredi kosher consumers?' suggests MK Bezalel Smotrich's aide.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/07/2021 15:22
MK Smotrich helps passerby park her car

MK Smotrich helps passerby park her car

Former Transportation Minister meets passerby who had difficulty parking her vehicle and immediately helps out.Yonatan Gottlieb, 14/07/2021 04:11
Smotrich confronts Bennett from Knesset podium

Smotrich confronts Bennett from Knesset podium

Religious Zionist chairman blasts PM: Secretly, you despise the camp of which you were a part until yesterday.Yonatan Gottlieb, 13/07/2021 04:58
Bezalel Smotrich lambasts government for failure to procure additional vaccines

Bezalel Smotrich lambasts government for failure to procure additional vaccines

'Serious failure on the part of the government' that Israel is 'out of vaccines,' MK Smotrich says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/07/2021 23:44
Bezalel Smotrich: 'Insane' that divorced fathers shouldn't have anything to eat

Bezalel Smotrich: 'Insane' that divorced fathers shouldn't have anything to eat

'Discrimination against divorced dads one of the worst crimes today in Israel, percentage of suicides is disproportionate,' Smotrich says.Yehonatan Gottlieb, 08/07/2021 16:06
Shaked: The Likud is lying

Shaked: The Likud is lying

Interior Minister blasts those who voted against Citizenship Law: Amichai Chikli voted against the Jewish state.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/07/2021 04:33
Shaked to Smotrich: How are you not ashamed?

Shaked to Smotrich: How are you not ashamed?

Interior Minister blasts Religious Zionism party peader for failing to support Citizenship Law.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/07/2021 18:07
MK Bezalel Smotrich in Evyatar: This town must remain where it is

MK Bezalel Smotrich in Evyatar: This town must remain where it is

Samarian town threatened with destruction despite proof it was not built on privately held land.Orly Harari, 27/06/2021 13:25
Arabs attack rightist MKs during Jerusalem tour

Arabs attack rightist MKs during Jerusalem tour

Bezalel Smotrich and Orit Strook attacked by Arabs during tour of Shimon HaTzaddik neighborhood.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/06/2021 15:08
Rabbi Meir Mazuz: Smotrich will pay for his deeds

Rabbi Meir Mazuz: Smotrich will pay for his deeds

Head of Kisei Rahamim yeshiva attacks head of Religious Zionism party for refusal to form right-wing government with Arabs.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/06/2021 09:01
Minister Kahana: Smotrich continues scorched earth policy

Minister Kahana: Smotrich continues scorched earth policy

Religious Affairs Minister Matan Kahana says Bezalel Smotrich willing to destroy everything if he doesn't get his way.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/06/2021 22:48
Smotrich: Bennett is the Left's useful idiot

Smotrich: Bennett is the Left's useful idiot

'I split from Bennett when he signaled that he wanted to replace Netanyahu, making him a friend of the Left,' says MK Bezalel Smotrich.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/06/2021 10:05
Smotrich: Bennett will be a puppet of the Left

Smotrich: Bennett will be a puppet of the Left

'Naftali Bennett will be prime minister in name and in ego, but a complete puppet of the Left,' Religious Zionism chair MK Smotrich says.Hezki Baruch, 08/06/2021 12:55
Miriam Peretz: 'We have an amazing country - we must not cover it in fog'

Miriam Peretz: 'We have an amazing country - we must not cover it in fog'

'We will overcome the missiles in Gaza - we won't succeed in overcoming the negative spirit,' says Miriam Peretz, who ran for president.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/06/2021 13:37
Smotrich tried to convince two Blue and White MKs to join right-wing government

Smotrich tried to convince two Blue and White MKs to join right-wing government

MK Smotrich, Religious Zionism chair, offered senior ministry, membership on top Cabinet, to Blue & White MKs willing to desert, join gov't.Hezki Baruch, 02/06/2021 09:32
Pundit lashes out at Smotrich: Cunning and an ingrate

Pundit lashes out at Smotrich: Cunning and an ingrate

Channel 12 News commentator Amnon Abramovich says Smotrich is to blame for a right-wing government not having been formed.Yonatan Gottlieb, 01/06/2021 05:59
Smotrich: Gafni is one of the most hated politicians

Smotrich: Gafni is one of the most hated politicians

UTJ head blames Smotrich for thwarting right-wing government, and Smotrich hits back.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/05/2021 11:57
Shaked: Smotrich is destroying the right

Shaked: Smotrich is destroying the right

Yamina MK accuses Religious Zionism party leader of bringing Israel to 5th elections. 'It's easier to double down than to be flexible.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/05/2021 18:35
Smotrich: 'It's a shame 1,000 terrorists weren't killed'

Smotrich: 'It's a shame 1,000 terrorists weren't killed'

Religious Zionist Party chief clashes with Arab MK from Labor during Knesset hearing on anti-Semitic Arab riots across Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/05/2021 15:01
Smotrich on Temple Mount closure to Jews: You choose disgrace, get war

Smotrich on Temple Mount closure to Jews: You choose disgrace, get war

Religious Zionism party chairman demands PM reverse decision to close holiest site in Judaism to Jews.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/05/2021 10:49
Smotrich: Place a curfew on the Arabs

Smotrich: Place a curfew on the Arabs

'We are not talking about 'disturbances of order,' this is war in every sense of the word,' MK Smotrich says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/05/2021 16:05
Smotrich in Sheikh Jarrah: Giving Mansour Abbas legitimacy led to Jerusalem violence

Smotrich in Sheikh Jarrah: Giving Mansour Abbas legitimacy led to Jerusalem violence

Religious Zionism party tours Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood, party leader says violence in capital result of seeking to add Arab party to govt.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/05/2021 15:40
Bezalel Smotrich: Closure of Temple mount was 'pitiful decision'

Bezalel Smotrich: Closure of Temple mount was 'pitiful decision'

'The Temple Mount is in our hands? Or are those who are violent victorious?': Right-wing MKs slam decision to close Temple Mount to Jews.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/05/2021 10:10
Bezalel Smotrich to Ayelet Shaked: 'Now it's your turn'

Bezalel Smotrich to Ayelet Shaked: 'Now it's your turn'

MK Smotrich, chair of Religious Zionism, urges Yamina's number two to oppose government with center-left parties. 'Prove you have ethics.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/05/2021 12:11
Haaretz op-ed: 'Smotrich wants to lead the Right'

Haaretz op-ed: 'Smotrich wants to lead the Right'

'Bezalel Smotrich 'isn't looking to lead just Religious Zionism, but the entire Israeli Right,' Haaretz columnist Anshel Pfeffer claims.Yehonatan Gottlieb, 29/04/2021 12:10
Smotrich: Arabs are Israeli citizens, for now

Smotrich: Arabs are Israeli citizens, for now

Smotrich says he hopes the day is coming soon when Arab leadership in the Knesset will accept Israel as a Jewish State.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/04/2021 17:51
Smotrich: Maybe it's time to replace Netanyahu

Smotrich: Maybe it's time to replace Netanyahu

Chairman of Religious Zionist Party criticizes Prime Minister Netanyahu following his response to the recent wave of terror in Jerusalem.Hezki Baruch, 25/04/2021 04:41
MK Abbas: Government with Smotrich? Only if he apologizes first

MK Abbas: Government with Smotrich? Only if he apologizes first

Ra’am chairman outlines his condition for agreeing to be part of a government with Religious Zionist chairman Bezalel Smotrich.Elad Benari, Canada, 24/04/2021 00:33
Prime Minister Netanyahu appeals to MK Bezalel Smotrich: Help prevent 5th elections

Prime Minister Netanyahu appeals to MK Bezalel Smotrich: Help prevent 5th elections

Netanyahu asked Religious Zionism party chairman Bezalel Smotrich to support his bid for direct elections for Prime Minister.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/04/2021 22:10
Smotrich: Elections preferable to destroying the right and Zionism

Smotrich: Elections preferable to destroying the right and Zionism

MK Smotrich reiterates opposition to forming government with United Arab List. 'History will not forgive those who support this.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/04/2021 14:57
Political expert: Smotrich has 'burned' Netanyahu

Political expert: Smotrich has 'burned' Netanyahu

Journalist Gil Hoffman says Religious Zionism's Bezalel Smotrich may be the only one interested in another round of elections.i24NEWS, 18/04/2021 12:59
Smotrich conditions support for gov't on rebuilding of Sa-Nur

Smotrich conditions support for gov't on rebuilding of Sa-Nur

Religious Zionist Party chief demands government rebuild Israeli town in northern Samaria evacuated in 2005 Disengagement.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/04/2021 19:34
Deri, Smotrich and Gafni refusing to give rotation to Bennett

Deri, Smotrich and Gafni refusing to give rotation to Bennett

Channel 12's Amit Segal: Even if Netanyahu and Bennett go together, Smotrich vehemently refuses to go to a government that relies on Ra'am.Ben Ariel, 12/04/2021 00:08
Right-wing bloc to exert pressure on Sa'ar, Smotrich

Right-wing bloc to exert pressure on Sa'ar, Smotrich

Haredi party leaders to pressure Sa'ar, Smotrich, and Elkin respectively to agree to form right-wing government with UAL support.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/04/2021 08:47
Bennett: 'We'll join a right-wing government - if Smotrich joins, too'

Bennett: 'We'll join a right-wing government - if Smotrich joins, too'

Yamina's MK Bennett promises to help form right-wing government - but will work with the other side if PM Netanyahu fails, report says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/04/2021 20:48
'Smotrich is torpedoing Netanyahu-Bennett rapprochement'

'Smotrich is torpedoing Netanyahu-Bennett rapprochement'

Discord on the Right? Netanyahu outraged after Religious Zionist Party chief blasts Bennett ahead of Bennett's meeting with PM.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/04/2021 08:55
Netanyahu's office: Smotrich statements don't match reality

Netanyahu's office: Smotrich statements don't match reality

PMO rejects summary of Netanyahu's meeting with Smotrich released by Smotrich's office.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/04/2021 22:29
Smotrich's proposal: Yariv Levin replaces Netanyahu as prime minister

Smotrich's proposal: Yariv Levin replaces Netanyahu as prime minister

Religious Zionism chairman says Netanyahu stepping down as PM to be president preferable to forming government with 'terror supporters.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/04/2021 18:28
Hamodia daily criticizes Smotrich voters

Hamodia daily criticizes Smotrich voters

Hamodia daily criticizes haredim who voted for Religious Zionism party: 'Is MK Smotrich appropriate or willing to represent haredi Jews?'Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/04/2021 10:34
Smotrich: Everything we hold dear is on the line

Smotrich: Everything we hold dear is on the line

Religious Zionism chairman says Netanyahu on verge of creating coalition with terror supporters, Bennett with the left. Op Ed.Bezalel Smotrich, 07/04/2021 17:53
Will the haredi rabbis save Israel from new elections?

Will the haredi rabbis save Israel from new elections?

MK Bezalel Smotrich won't join a government supported by the United Arab List - but haredi rabbis may be able to change that.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/04/2021 11:25
Netanyahu's solution? Smotrich supporting government from outside

Netanyahu's solution? Smotrich supporting government from outside

Sources in Likud believe Smotrich supporting government from outside would allow him to keep his word about not accepting UAL support.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/04/2021 21:40
Senior Likud figure threatens Religious Zionism party

Senior Likud figure threatens Religious Zionism party

MK Smotrich 'eliminated' option for PM Netanyahu to form gov't by refusing to work with United Arab List, Likud source says.Hezki Baruch, 03/04/2021 22:46
Smotrich 'angry but silent' as Netanyahu reaches out to Abbas

Smotrich 'angry but silent' as Netanyahu reaches out to Abbas

Religious Zionism leader reportedly refuses to accept call from PM as Netanyahu reaches out to United Arab List leader.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/04/2021 23:00
Smotrich: We have won a very great unity

Smotrich: We have won a very great unity

Smotrich after exit polls predict 6-7 seats for his party: We hope that the true results will bring a majority for the national camp.Yonatan Gottlieb, 24/03/2021 04:36