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Amsalem to Sa'ar: Shame on you

Amsalem to Sa'ar: Shame on you

Likud MK David Amsalem blasts fellow Likud MK Gideon Sa'ar because of Saar's opposition to the immunity law.Hezki Baruch, 17/05/2019 05:13
'Remove this disgrace from the people of Israel'

'Remove this disgrace from the people of Israel'

Coalition chairman initiating legislation to prevent Hadash chairman in Haifa from being appointed deputy mayor.Hezki Baruch, 11/12/2018 06:36
Amsalem: We're going to elections because of Bennett

Amsalem: We're going to elections because of Bennett

Coalition Chairman says Israel headed to elections because of Jewish Home leader. 'He insulted Liberman for the past 8 months.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/11/2018 11:50
Coalition whip says Draft Law will be ready next week

Coalition whip says Draft Law will be ready next week

MK Amsalem says controversial law expanding deferments for yeshiva students almost ready.Tzvi Lev, 08/11/2018 18:43
'The nationalist camp lost 100,000 votes'

'The nationalist camp lost 100,000 votes'

Coalition Chairman Amsalem backs PM Netanyahu's suggestion to lower electoral threshold prior to the upcoming elections.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/09/2018 11:31
Coalition chairman: Elkin is a fake Likudnik

Coalition chairman: Elkin is a fake Likudnik

Amsalem says in radio interview that Elkin is 'not a real Likudnik' for running in Jerusalem mayoral race on an independent ticket.Tzvi Lev, 23/08/2018 17:32
Coalition chairman backs Elkin for Jerusalem mayor

Coalition chairman backs Elkin for Jerusalem mayor

"We are members of the Likud and I support a Likud candidate for mayor of Jerusalem," says MK David Amsalem.Elad Benari, 13/08/2018 05:12
Coalition Chairman: Without Draft Law, we'll hold new elections

Coalition Chairman: Without Draft Law, we'll hold new elections

Coalition Chairman Amsalem slams Supreme Court, says Draft Law is a social, not legal, issue.Haim Lev, 12/08/2018 12:36
Coalition Chairman in trouble with gender disorientation orgs

Coalition Chairman in trouble with gender disorientation orgs

'I don't intend to pass amendment to Surrogacy Law although Netanyahu does,' said MK Dudi Amsalem. 'We must discuss this seriously.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/07/2018 21:45
The promise that passed the Nationality Law

The promise that passed the Nationality Law

Coalition Chairman promises MK Eichler: If Nationality Law harms religious status quo, it'll be changed.Ben Shaul, 19/07/2018 15:52
'There's no crisis - Nationality Law will be approved this week'

'There's no crisis - Nationality Law will be approved this week'

Coalition Chairman says unaware of haredi party opposition to law; elections not on horizon.Mordechai Sones, 16/07/2018 19:36
'Inconceivable that Reform stages coup'

'Inconceivable that Reform stages coup'

Coalition Chairman sharply criticizes Herzog appointment to chair Jewish Agency, threatens agency budget.Mordechai Sones, 24/06/2018 14:35
'Back haredi draft law - or we'll dismantle the government'

'Back haredi draft law - or we'll dismantle the government'

Coalition chairman demands haredi lawmakers get behind proposed draft law, threatening new elections if haredi MKs don't support proposal.David Rosenberg, 19/06/2018 09:58
Lapid: 'There's an attempt to undermine rule of law

Lapid: 'There's an attempt to undermine rule of law

'There are two Netanyahu's: Statesman who brought embassy to Jerusalem, and haunted man sitting at night writing articles.'Rafael Levi, 28/05/2018 19:17
Coalition Chairman: We can't handle a new crisis every month

Coalition Chairman: We can't handle a new crisis every month

Likud MK David Amsalem says another crisis could lead to early elections.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/03/2018 17:44
Coalition chairman: Lapid is a 'sneaky tattletale'

Coalition chairman: Lapid is a 'sneaky tattletale'

Coalition Chairman David Amsalem says Yesh Atid Chairman Lapid is 'not a great saint,' police cannot overthrow government in a democracy.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/02/2018 08:41
'Yehonatan Geffen is encouraging the next terrorist'

'Yehonatan Geffen is encouraging the next terrorist'

MK David Amsalem blasts poet who glorified Palestinian Arab teen who slapped soldiers. "Where does this self-hatred come from?"Elad Benari, 28/01/2018 05:07
Petition to oust MK Haskel from Likud rejected

Petition to oust MK Haskel from Likud rejected

Party court rejects petition to oust libertarian-leaning MK over opposition to Shabbat law; Committee Chairman weighs appealing decision.Mordechai Sones, 08/01/2018 20:00
Haskel slams Coalition Chairman: 'Thuggish behavior'

Haskel slams Coalition Chairman: 'Thuggish behavior'

MK Sharren Haskel slams Coalition Chairman David Amsalem for attempting to expel her from the Likud over her opposition to Supermarket Bill.Tzvi Lev, 07/01/2018 10:25
Leftists protest against 'Traitoryahu'

Leftists protest against 'Traitoryahu'

In latest anti-corruption protest in Tel Aviv, protester carries sign branding PM a traitor and a parasite.Ben Ariel, 31/12/2017 02:27
MK Bitan to be interrogated over daughter's wedding gifts

MK Bitan to be interrogated over daughter's wedding gifts

Police will grill MK Bitan Sunday over suspicions that wedding gifts to his daughter were part of money laundering scheme.Tzvi Lev, 24/12/2017 08:58
'Sorry to disappoint the left and the media'

'Sorry to disappoint the left and the media'

MK David Amsalem clarifies remarks, says he does not believe Netanyahu should resign if indicted in the "presents affair".Ben Ariel, 24/12/2017 02:16
Investigation of Coalition Chairman politically motivated?

Investigation of Coalition Chairman politically motivated?

MKs decry timing of police probe of MK David Bitan as politically motivated. 'Massive forces trying to overthrow Netanyahu.'Tzvi Lev, 03/12/2017 10:17
Israeli bill could shield prime minister from investigations

Israeli bill could shield prime minister from investigations

New law shields sitting PMs from investigations, raises concerns PM Netanyahu will use it to protect himself.AFP, 16/10/2017 13:17
'Tourism and holiness do not go hand in hand'

'Tourism and holiness do not go hand in hand'

Members of Knesset Internal Affairs Committee visit Meron, say Zohar author's tomb has 'fallen between the cracks.'Haim Lev, 31/07/2017 11:26
'Gabbay is a pleasant man but he has no experience'

'Gabbay is a pleasant man but he has no experience'

MK David Amsalem isn't too bothered by Avi Gabbay's election as Labor chairman. "He lacks the experience."Benny Tocker, 13/07/2017 05:43
Interfaith fellowship to fund Israeli summer camps

Interfaith fellowship to fund Israeli summer camps

International Fellowship for Christians and Jews provides summer camp subsidies for 11,000 of Israel's poorest children.Hezki Baruch, 05/06/2017 15:00
Likud MK: What would happen if we boycotted an Arab product?

Likud MK: What would happen if we boycotted an Arab product?

Interior Affairs Committee head supports ban on entry of BDS activists, slams leftist MK for boycotting Judea and Samaria.Benny Tucker, 08/03/2017 07:37
Bill calls for live broadcast of city council meetings

Bill calls for live broadcast of city council meetings

Bill submitted by MK Amsalem would require local councils to broadcast their meetings live online.Hezki Ezra, 07/03/2017 09:59
'If I were Netanyahu, I wouldn't sit with Jewish Home party'

'If I were Netanyahu, I wouldn't sit with Jewish Home party'

MK David Amsalem (Likud) criticized Naftali Bennett for his attempts to pass Regulation Law, and also criticized the Muezzin Law.Uzi Baruch, 01/12/2016 08:58
The 'quiet terrorism' plaguing Israel

The 'quiet terrorism' plaguing Israel

Environment Committee Head David Amsalem pledges to crack down in coming days on Arab coal mines. 'We are feeding the hand that bites us.'Hezki Ezra, 13/11/2016 09:06
"Abolish Western Wall arrangement"

"Abolish Western Wall arrangement"

Interior Committee head David Amsalem said that the Western Wall Arrangement should be cancelled and the original arrangement reinstalled.Hezki Baruch, 08/11/2016 13:35
'We will end the silent murder of Israelis'

'We will end the silent murder of Israelis'

Likud MK warns massive air pollution from illegal charcoal production in the Palestinian Authority is poisoning thousands of Israelis daily.Hezki Baruch, 26/10/2016 10:08
Feiglin: Get ready for Prime Minister Lapid

Feiglin: Get ready for Prime Minister Lapid

'Lapid will be the next Prime Minister,' says ex-Likud MK. 'People are tired of Netanyahu and are looking for an alternative.'David Rosenberg, 12/09/2016 10:12
'Governments can reform tax codes, not religion'

'Governments can reform tax codes, not religion'

Committee chairman blasts Kotel Plaza changes pushed by Reform movement. 'Don't use the Kotel for a political struggle.'Hezki Baruch, 16/06/2016 12:25
'This is why the public hates politicians'

'This is why the public hates politicians'

Likud MK warns against lying by joining with Zionist Union, after election slogan: 'it's them or us.' His preference - bring in Liberman.Hezki Baruch, 18/05/2016 10:01
'An historic achievement uniting nation of Israel'

'An historic achievement uniting nation of Israel'

Likud MKs Neguise and Amsalem, who waged protest to have PM uphold resolution on Ethiopian aliyah, hail 'historic justice.'Hezki Baruch, 07/04/2016 21:38
Crisis averted: 1,300 Ethiopian Jews coming home

Crisis averted: 1,300 Ethiopian Jews coming home

With coalition revolt, two Likud MKs manage to make Netanyahu backtrack after he scrapped resolution on Ethiopian aliyah.Hezki Baruch, 07/04/2016 20:34
Last-Ditch Effort to Save Givat Ze'ev Synagogue

Last-Ditch Effort to Save Givat Ze'ev Synagogue

Congregants of Ayelet Hashahar set to hold mass protest on Thursday night over High Court's ruling to tear down synagogue.Moshe Cohen, 15/10/2015 13:01
MK Demands Security on The Two Mounts

MK Demands Security on The Two Mounts

MK David Amsalem heads the Internal Affairs Committee - and has placed Temple Mount, Mount of Olives at top of the agenda.Shimon Cohen, 17/06/2015 16:43
Netanyahu Secures Victory at Central Committee

Netanyahu Secures Victory at Central Committee

Likud Central Committee approves Netanyahu's proposal on a change in the primaries system.Hezki Baruch, 15/06/2015 01:15
MK Denies There Are Factional 'Camps' Within Likud

MK Denies There Are Factional 'Camps' Within Likud

As Likud sources seek to limit Netanyahu, newly appointed Interior Committee head MK Amsalem denies Likud is a house divided.Hezki Baruch, Ari Yashar, 03/06/2015 10:24
Just Who are the Likud Candidates Who Made it in?

Just Who are the Likud Candidates Who Made it in?

Likud surprised by making it to 30 in elections - but who are the new MKs no one thought would make it into the Knesset?Ari Yashar, 18/03/2015 08:30