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Binyamin Ben-Eliezer

News and updates about Binyamin Ben-Eliezer

Ben-Eliezer's son might not attend funeral

Ofir Ben-Eliezer is wanted for questioning in Israel and may not arrive from abroad to take part in his father's funeral.

Ben-Eliezer's son might not attend father's funeral

Beilin: Ben-Eliezer was aggressive, criminal

Former Labor minister rips into Ben-Eliezer just hours after his death, sparking controversy. 'Why should I apologize?'

'Ben-Eliezer was an aggressive, predatory criminal'

Former minister Ben-Eliezer hospitalized

Former Labor leader Binyamin Ben-Eliezer, who is on trial for corruption, reportedly suffered a mild stroke.

Former minister Ben-Eliezer hospitalized

Former minister Ben-Eliezer taken to hospital

Former Labor leader, who is on trial for corruption, taken to Assah Harofeh Hospital after feeling unwell.

Former minister Ben-Eliezer taken to hospital

Ben-Eliezer to ask to postpone trial due to health

Lawyers for former MK Binyamin Ben-Eliezer planning to ask that the start of his trial be postponed due to his dialysis treatments.

Former Labor head to ask to postpone trial due to health

Former MK Ben-Eliezer to be tried for corruption

Attorney General announced he will place former MK on trial on a host of charges, including bribery and tax evasion.

Former Labor leader Ben-Eliezer to be tried for corruption

A-G to Indict Former Labor Chair Ben-Eliezer

A year after allegations surfaced, A-G Weinstein chooses to indict former minister Binyamin (Fuad) Ben-Eliezer for bribery and fraud.

A-G to Indict Former Labor Chair Ben-Eliezer

Police Recommend Indictment Against Ben-Eliezer

Police recommend indictment of former Labor MK over bribes, money laundering, fraud, and tax-related offenses.

Police Recommend Indictment Against Former MK Ben-Eliezer

MK Ben-Eliezer Hospitalized with Fever

Labor MK admitted to hospital after feeling unwell. He is in stable condition and fully conscious.

MK Ben-Eliezer Hospitalized with Fever

MK Ben-Eliezer to Quit Politics

Labor MK and former presidential candidate plans to retire from politics after 30 years in the Knesset.

MK Ben-Eliezer to Quit Politics

MK Ben-Eliezer Interrogated for a Second Time

Former presidential hopeful interrogated for second time in 7 days Wednesday, after police find suspicious cash box.

Ben-Eliezer Interrogated for a Second Time over Corruption

Police Find Cash Safe 'Owned by Ben Eliezer'

The bank safety deposit box contained hundreds of thousands of dollars, which may not have been declared by former presidential candidate.

Police Find Cash-Filled Safe 'Owned by Ben Eliezer'

Labor Party Presidential Candidate Withdraws

MK Binyamin Ben-Eliezer announces he is quitting presidential race, three days ahead of vote and day after corruption investigation.

Labor Party Presidential Candidate Withdraws Amid Investigation

Ben-Eliezer's Presidential Bid Might be Over

Political officials predict that Labor MK would lose support in the wake of the investigation against him.

Ben-Eliezer's Presidential Bid Might be Over, Say Officials

Presidential Hopeful Questioned by Police

Presidential hopeful MK Binyamin Ben-Eliezer questioned on suspicion of receiving funds illegally.

Presidential Hopeful Questioned by Police

Hareidim Contemplating Who to Support

The Knesset’s hareidi parties are trying to decide on one candidate who they will support in the presidential vote.

Hareidi Parties Contemplating Who to Support for President

David Levy Won't Run for President

Deadline to submit candidacies for president ends. Former foreign minister rules out candidacy due to lack of support.

David Levy Won't Run for President

Ben-Eliezer to Undergo Kidney Transplant

78-year-old presidential hopeful will undergo a kidney transplant right after Independence Day, says Channel 2 News.

MK Ben-Eliezer to Undergo Kidney Transplant

Report: Presidential Hopeful Frequented Casinos

Investigative TV report finds that presidential hopeful MK Binyamin Ben-Eliezer frequented "exclusive and discreet" casinos in London.

Report: Presidential Hopeful Ben-Eliezer Frequented Casinos

Labor Party Endorses Ben-Eliezer for President

Labor party officially endorses MK Binyamin Ben-Eliezer as its candidate for president.

Labor Party Endorses Ben-Eliezer for President

Poll: Israelis Want Rivlin as President

Most Israelis would like to see MK Reuven Rivlin as Israel’s next president, finds new poll.

Poll: Israelis Want Rivlin as President

Poll: Most Israelis Favor Second Term for Peres

63% of Israelis would prefer that Peres's term be extended, according to Channel 2 poll. If not, MK Reuven Rivlin is the leading candidate.

Poll: Most Israelis Favor Second Term for Peres

Ben-Eliezer: Hizbullah Receiving Chemical Weapons

MK Binyamin Ben-Eliezer says the regime in Syria has begun to transfer chemical weapons to Hizbullah.

Ben-Eliezer: Hizbullah Already Receiving Chemical Weapons

‘Israel Thirsts to Hear Obama Directly’

Acting Knesset head calls for US President Obama to speak in Knesset. ‘The nation thirsts to hear him.’

‘Israel Thirsts to Hear Obama Directly’

Ben-Eliezer: Israel Shouldn't Attack Iran

MK Binyamin Ben-Eliezer: Israel shouldn't be on the front line against Iran - the world should stop it.

Ben-Eliezer: Israel Shouldn't Attack Iran

MK Ben-Eliezer's Daughter Released from Custody

Talia Ben-Eliezer, daughter of MK Binyamin Ben-Eliezer (Labor), released after being arrested at an airport in New York.

MK Ben-Eliezer's Daughter Released from Custody

Labor MK's Daughter Arrested in New York

Talia Ben-Eliezer, daughter of MK Binyamin Ben-Eliezer, arrested at Kennedy Airport while making her way back to Israel.

Labor MK's Daughter Arrested in New York