David Bittan

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David Bittan told : “I believe that all the blocs will fall apart the bloc on the left and the bloc on the right . Each will be willing to do something to avoid an election,” External link

haaretz Saturday, October 26, 2019 12:09:00 AM EAT

David Bittan replied : “A government will be formed in the last 21 days,” External link

haaretz Friday, October 25, 2019 8:17:00 AM EAT

David Bittan says : “All of the blocs — both on the left and on the right — will fall apart,” External link

timesofisrael Wednesday, October 23, 2019 4:30:00 PM EAT

David Bittan said : “I think a government will be formed in the final 21 days,” External link

timesofisrael Tuesday, October 22, 2019 10:03:00 PM EAT

David Bittan added : “There is no point in agreeing to something further, as long as they don’t agree on the basis which is a unity government headed by Netanyahu,” “We are waiting for Blue and White to come to their senses and show up for negotiations” External link

timesofisrael Sunday, October 20, 2019 11:07:00 AM EAT

David Bittan told ( about Benjamin Netanyahu ) : "Netanyahu will not ask for an extension. There is no sense in it, because Blue and White are not prepared to sit down," External link

israelnationalnews Sunday, October 20, 2019 10:24:00 AM EAT

David Bittan concluded ( about Benjamin Netanyahu ) : "Blue and White wants elections because because they believe that if Netanyahu is indicted, they will have higher results in the next election. They's done the math for themselves on unity and won't climb down from their tree," External link

israelnationalnews Sunday, October 20, 2019 10:24:00 AM EAT

David Bittan added ( about Benny Gantz ) : "Just because Gantz won two more Knesset seats, doesn't mean he deserves to form a government. He has 57 [recommendations] including the Joint Arab List. He's going to pull them into the coalition" External link

israelnationalnews Monday, September 23, 2019 3:04:00 PM EAT

David Bittan answered : "There's a cooperation here, which creates commitment and which will be repaid. How will he handle the problems in Gaza, Syria, or Lebanon when he's cooperating with them?" External link

israelnationalnews Monday, September 23, 2019 3:04:00 PM EAT

David Bittan said ( about Benny Gantz ) : "that was for a short period of time," "Gantz won't ensure Israel's security. Right now we're in a problematic situation. If the Likud isn't part of the coalition, no government will survive. He brought the Joint Arab List in through the back door" External link

israelnationalnews Monday, September 23, 2019 3:04:00 PM EAT

David Bittan said : "In my opinion the pressure the public is putting on everyone will work, and we won't hold elections for a third time" External link

israelnationalnews Monday, September 23, 2019 3:04:00 PM EAT

David Bittan said : "I'm not sure. I think that it's impossible to form a government without the Likud. Any government which is formed without the Likud will not last more than a year and a half, and Gantz and Blue and White know that. Enough with these games, it's time Gantz sat with Netanyahu instead of with the Joint Arab List. They need to sit together and talk. If they don't talk nothing will come out of this. There is a way to solve the rotation problem, for instance - one year, two years, one year" External link

israelnationalnews Monday, September 23, 2019 11:48:00 AM EAT

David Bittan said : "To us it doesn't matter, we're relying on the President's decision on the matter" External link

israelnationalnews Monday, September 23, 2019 11:48:00 AM EAT

David Bittan tells ( about Haim Katz ) : “A terrible injustice has been done to Haim Katz,” External link

timesofisrael Sunday, August 18, 2019 2:46:00 PM EAT

David Bittan added : “When I was coalition whip Smotrich was the most problematic,” “He jumped up to a ministerial position and membership of the cabinet too fast, he hasn’t gained enough experience” External link

timesofisrael Tuesday, August 13, 2019 3:06:00 PM EAT

David Bittan told : "I don't understand why everyone is so excited about it, it's the expected move, considering the last elections," External link

israelnationalnews Monday, July 22, 2019 1:42:00 PM EAT

David Bittan said : "As it seems now, he won't need to intervene. No one is praising the Likud for his intervention or even for giving up one Likud seat for the sake of the merger, since one minute after the elections, we received [Transportation Minister Bezalel] Smotrich with a thousand demands, since they had seats" External link

israelnationalnews Monday, July 22, 2019 1:42:00 PM EAT

David Bittan observed : “We need to get up to 37 seats,” External link

haaretz Friday, July 19, 2019 2:31:00 AM EAT

David Bittan said ( about Ayelet Shaked ) : "Ayelet Shaked will not be in the Likud elections, the issue is closed. What will she do? It's already up to her," External link

israelnationalnews Tuesday, July 9, 2019 1:11:00 PM EAT

David Bittan explained : "Kahlon was a Knesset member, and we needed him for all sorts of decisions. Ayelet Shaked, on the other hand, is not, and she apparently will make her way to somewhere else" External link

israelnationalnews Wednesday, June 12, 2019 3:26:00 PM EAT

David Bittan told : "That's a rumor that people are trying to spread," External link

israelnationalnews Monday, June 10, 2019 11:20:00 AM EAT

David Bittan said : "The Justice Ministry for Smotrich? It's not even an option. I've said that he's going to be very problematic to negotiate with, as well as in managing the coalition. He insists on things and doesn't let up," "I was Coalition Chairman and I had a lot of problems with him. So today when he heads a party, we're going to have a lot of problems with him. It'll be tough with him. Demands have a limit as well and you'll see he won't back down from his demands, it's going to be really hard for him" External link

israelnationalnews Tuesday, April 23, 2019 11:48:00 AM EAT

David Bittan said : "There will be a coalition, and he'll be in it, there's nothing to worry about. Now we're arguing over the price. There are prices the Likud can pay and there are prices the Likud cannot pay" External link

israelnationalnews Tuesday, April 23, 2019 11:48:00 AM EAT

David Bittan said : "From the first day they said that there would be a recommendation for bribery - so why was there an investigation, I did not take anything," External link

israelnationalnews Tuesday, March 5, 2019 9:59:00 PM EAT

David Bittan said : "As far as I’m concerned, Gantz can bring in another 20 chiefs of staff, no one can challenge Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu in the security sphere," External link

israelnationalnews Sunday, February 3, 2019 7:40:00 AM EAT

David Bittan said : "They opened the house for him, made him a leader, and he left them at the most important moment before the elections," "There are values in politics as well, such as loyalty to the way, loyalty to the party, and not taking advantage of people and leaving them at the last minute" External link

israelnationalnews Friday, February 1, 2019 3:35:00 PM EAT

David Bittan said : "They opened the door for you-don't betray them. There are values in politics," External link

israelnationalnews Friday, February 1, 2019 3:35:00 PM EAT

David Bittan said ( about Naftali Bennett ) : "When Bennett demanded [to be made] defense minister, he already knew that he would not be in the Jewish Home," "He wanted to run with the New Right as a defense minister. To take advantage of his party to the end, and to hurt the Likud" External link

israelnationalnews Friday, February 1, 2019 3:35:00 PM EAT

David Bittan said ( about Yoav Galant ) : “Yes, Gallant is coming to us. I’ve known it for a long time” External link

jpost Tuesday, January 1, 2019 5:46:00 PM EAT

David Bittan said ( about Yoav Galant ) : “Yes, Gallant is coming to us. I’ve known it for a long time” External link

jpost Monday, December 31, 2018 7:07:00 PM EAT

David Bittan said : “after undermining Netanyahu’s government, Bennett decided to attack Likud in a new costume” External link

jpost Sunday, December 30, 2018 9:54:00 AM EAT

David Bittan said : "The destruction of the father's grave is a despicable act and I condemn it with all force. This is crossing a red line I hope the police will soon find them, " External link

israelnationalnews Thursday, December 27, 2018 10:59:00 PM EAT

David Bittan said : "This is an example of how proper legislation positively affects Israeli society. In this case, it is appropriate female representation in the leadership, and in many cases it affects the community, the family budget, deterrence against crime and violence, or protecting citizens," External link

israelnationalnews Thursday, December 20, 2018 5:36:00 PM EAT

David Bittan said : "We have to evacuate them immediately, and it's time, because there is a court ruling," External link

israelnationalnews Thursday, December 13, 2018 7:51:00 AM EAT

David Bittan declared : "the Likud must, if not now then at least in the next Knesset, apply sovereignty over Area C in order to end this whole matter. All the settlement blocs must be attached to the State of Israel and Israeli law" External link

israelnationalnews Thursday, December 13, 2018 7:51:00 AM EAT

David Bittan added : “The police is doing everything to criminalize me because I’m fighting them,” External link

jpost Tuesday, December 5, 2017 10:40:00 PM EAT

David Bittan told : "They (the bills) protect democracy. Suspects have rights too," External link

jpost Friday, November 17, 2017 9:28:00 PM EAT

David Bittan told : “They (the bills) protect democracy. Suspects have rights too,” External link

reuters-in Friday, November 17, 2017 7:14:00 PM EAT

David Bittan said : “Those are just rumors spread by Haaretz ,” “No one in the coalition wants elections, including the prime minister. If we get through November, we will get to 2019” External link

jpost Sunday, November 12, 2017 5:06:00 AM EAT

David Bittan shouted : “Bayit Yehudi are a bunch of liars. If they want, we will bring down the government over the bill to prevent the prime minister’s investigations,” External link

eurasiareview Monday, October 30, 2017 6:30:00 AM EAT

David Bittan shouted : “Bayit Yehudi are a bunch of liars. If they want, we will bring down the government over the bill to prevent the prime minister’s investigations,” External link

albawaba-en Sunday, October 29, 2017 7:18:00 PM EAT

David Bittan shouted : “Bayit Yehudi are a bunch of liars. If they want, we will bring down the government over the bill to prevent the prime minister’s investigations,” External link

jpost Sunday, October 29, 2017 5:56:00 PM EAT

David Bittan shouted ( about Bait Yehudi ) : “Bayit Yehudi are a bunch of liars. If they want, we will bring down the government over the bill to prevent the prime minister’s investigations,” External link

jpost Sunday, October 29, 2017 5:07:00 PM EAT

David Bittan told ( about Olivier Bohuon ) : "There is American pressure that claims this is about annexation and that this could interfere with the peace process," External link

jpost Sunday, October 29, 2017 4:20:00 PM EAT

David Bittan déclaré : "Il y a une pression de la part des Américains qui font valoir qu'il s'agit d'une annexion et que cela entrave le processus de paix" External link

lefigaro Sunday, October 29, 2017 3:53:00 PM EAT

David Bittan déclaré : "Il y a une pression de la part des Américains qui font valoir qu'il s'agit d'une annexion et que cela entrave le processus de paix" External link

lorientlejour Sunday, October 29, 2017 3:53:00 PM EAT

David Bittan told : "There is American pressure that claims this is about annexation and that this could interfere with the peace process," External link

channelnewsasia Sunday, October 29, 2017 3:47:00 PM EAT

David Bittan told : "There is American pressure that claims this is about annexation and that this could interfere with the peace process," External link

timesofoman Sunday, October 29, 2017 3:17:00 PM EAT

David Bittan told : “There is American pressure that claims this is about annexation and that this could interfere with the peace process,” External link

reuters-in Sunday, October 29, 2017 3:10:00 PM EAT

David Bittan told : "There is American pressure that claims this is about annexation and that this could interfere with the peace process," External link

jpost Sunday, October 29, 2017 3:07:00 PM EAT

David Bittan told : “There is American pressure that claims this is about annexation and that this could interfere with the peace process,” External link

reuters Sunday, October 29, 2017 2:48:00 PM EAT

David Bittan told ( about Reuven Rivlin ) : “He [Rivlin] hasn’t been on our side for a while,” External link

jpost Friday, October 27, 2017 8:46:00 PM EAT

David Bittan told ( about Reuven Rivlin ) : “He [Rivlin] hasn’t been on our side for a while,” External link

jpost Friday, October 27, 2017 7:21:00 PM EAT

David Bittan said : "The law about interrogation of a prime minister will not be deferred and will be brought next month to to the ministerial legislative committee. It will be amended," External link

israelnationalnews Thursday, October 26, 2017 10:52:00 AM EAT

David Bittan said : “I have no problem if they examine and investigate all they want,” External link

jpost Wednesday, October 25, 2017 1:05:00 PM EAT

David Bittan added : “We’ll think more about what we need to do. That’s the job of Levin and his committee,” External link

jpost Monday, October 2, 2017 4:50:00 AM EAT

David Bittan said : “The Supreme Court has trampled the authority of the Knesset and the cabinet,” “In the current situation, they are the ones who decide what is done in this country” External link

jpost Sunday, September 17, 2017 3:37:00 AM EAT

David Bittan responded : “That’s not in the party,” External link

jpost Thursday, September 14, 2017 11:00:00 PM EAT

David Bittan concluded : “The criminal law has no prohibition to receive gifts and there is a loophole. Maybe we need to clarify and amend the law, but for sure one cannot come [against the prime minister] retroactively. The prosecution admits there are problems with the case... there will be no indictment,” External link

jpost Tuesday, August 29, 2017 8:56:00 PM EAT

David Bittan said : “The haredim are making threats. The issue will be examined, and I believe that in the meantime, the work will continue,” “Even the haredim understand that somethings need to be done and the state needs to be managed and move forward” External link

jpost Monday, August 21, 2017 2:19:00 AM EAT

David Bittan said : “Those who paint themselves as law-abiding have turned out to be law-breakers,” “The anti-democratic and immoral protests of a number of left-wing tyrants will not happen in that place. That is what we wanted, and we are happy it will be. I call on police to use a heavy hand against those who protest illegally to put inappropriate pressure on the attorney-general and continue to cause suffering for the residents of the area” External link

jpost Saturday, August 19, 2017 10:48:00 PM EAT

David Bittan said : “Those who paint themselves as law-abiding have turned out to be law-breakers,” “The anti-democratic and immoral protests of a number of left-wing tyrants will not happen in that place. That is what we wanted, and we are happy it will be. I call on police to use a heavy hand against those who protest illegally to put inappropriate pressure on the Attorney-General and continue to cause suffering to residents of the area” External link

jpost Friday, August 18, 2017 9:38:00 PM EAT

David Bittan said ( about Benjamin Netanyahu ) : "Yesterday's conference had two purposes," "The first purpose was to refute the claims of internal issues within the Likud, and the second was to strengthen Israel Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu during this difficult period" External link

israelnationalnews Thursday, August 10, 2017 5:34:00 PM EAT

David Bittan said : “The contemptible decision of UNESCO completely ignored the Jewish people’s historical connection to the city where our forefathers are buried,” “It reinforces the need and importance of your presence here. There is no more symbolic moment than now to appeal to those of you who have not yet immigrated to Israel, that now is the time to return home, to the only true home of all the Jews” External link

jpost Thursday, August 10, 2017 9:43:00 AM EAT

David Bittan wrote ( about Benjamin Netanyahu ) : "We said in a clear voice: Netanyahu, we are behind you and the people are with you!" External link

israelnationalnews Thursday, August 10, 2017 3:03:00 AM EAT

David Bittan told : “It is especially important now, when developments keep happening, to boost morale in the Likud and demonstrate that we are united behind the prime minister,” External link

jpost Tuesday, August 8, 2017 12:12:00 AM EAT

David Bittan said : “We can’t return to the Gaza Strip, but we can return here. The only way to do it is through legislation,” External link

jpost Monday, August 7, 2017 6:00:00 AM EAT

David Bittan said : “We can’t return to the Gaza Strip, but we can return here. The only way to do it is through legislation,” External link

jpost Friday, August 4, 2017 1:46:00 PM EAT

David Bittan believes : “the settlers legally purchased Beit Hamachpela,” External link

jpost Tuesday, August 1, 2017 4:45:00 AM EAT

David Bittan said : “I have a right to visit Hebron,” External link

jpost Tuesday, August 1, 2017 4:45:00 AM EAT

David Bittan said ( about Second Lebanon War ) : “I don’t want to stoop to his level, but he has not internalized that in a democracy, decisions are made by elected officials and not by people like him,” “A man who sold his stock when soldiers were kidnapped [in 2006, sparking the Second Lebanon War] and opposed the development of the Iron Dome missile defense system continues to fail in what he says as he failed in the army” External link

jpost Monday, July 31, 2017 7:56:00 PM EAT

David Bittan said : “I will not let the justice minister, as the chairwoman of the Ministerial Committee for Legislation, harm the Likud, United Torah Judaism, Yisrael Beytenu and Shas,” External link

jpost Thursday, March 2, 2017 8:48:00 PM EAT

David Bittan said : “The fissure between the government, the Knesset and the Supreme Court was felt during the Amona crisis (when the West Bank outpost was evacuated at the order of court early this month),” External link

jpost Monday, February 13, 2017 2:21:00 AM EAT

David Bittan told : “The purpose of these meetings are to explain Israel’s position,” External link

jpost Monday, February 6, 2017 8:29:00 AM EAT

David Bittan said ( about Ehud Olmert ) : "I know Olmert personally, and I think that now that he’s sat in jail for a relatively significant period, the time has come to release him," External link

israelnationalnews Monday, February 6, 2017 6:38:00 AM EAT

David Bittan said : “We cannot have a situation where a court in Israel will take a harder line than the International Court which okayed a compensation deal for private land in Cyprus,” External link

israelnationalnews Sunday, February 5, 2017 7:34:00 PM EAT

David Bittan said ( about Aryeh Deri ) : "I'm glad that Interior Minister Deri acceded to my request and understood the need for this important tool. This is another tool which will turn the tide in the war against terror. In many cases the families of terrorists express support and even encourage the attacker and we must allow more tools to be used in the battle against terror, especially that of lone terrorists" External link

israelnationalnews Wednesday, January 18, 2017 1:06:00 AM EAT

David Bittan said : "As opposed to a [regular] minister, the prime minister is not obligated to resign if he indicted," "When the prime minister resigns, the government dissolves and he cannot return to his position [if he was found not guilty]. When a [regular] minister resigns, he can return to office at the end of the investigation" External link

jpost Saturday, January 14, 2017 3:22:00 AM EAT

David Bittan said : "There will be no indictment. Even if there is a situation in which it will happen and I do not see it happening the prime minister should stay in office," External link

jpost Sunday, January 8, 2017 1:42:00 PM EAT

David Bittan argued : “We don’t want to leave him here, that’s why we need the impeachment law,” External link

jpost Thursday, December 22, 2016 2:04:00 AM EAT

David Bittan argued : "We don't want to leave him here, that's why we need the Impeachment Law," External link

jpost Wednesday, December 21, 2016 5:53:00 PM EAT

David Bittan dit : "Je préfère que les Arabes ne votent pas du tout" External link

afp-fr Saturday, December 10, 2016 10:29:00 PM EAT

David Bittan said ( about Benny Begin ) : “Despite the respect we all feel for MK Begin, we treat everyone in the coalition the same. Whoever violates coalition discipline will face sanctions,” External link

jpost Wednesday, December 7, 2016 9:06:00 AM EAT

David Bittan said : “This is a real symbol of the Likud party, but even a symbol needs to stand behind the party line. He cannot be above the rest. He cannot do whatever he wants,” External link

ynetnews Wednesday, December 7, 2016 1:04:00 AM EAT

David Bittan insisted ( about Benny Begin ) : “I also think that Begin understood, and I had conversations with him, that he could be punished over this issue. He has no problem with this. No one receives punishment with joy but he understood that given the situation that has come about, in order to avoid a situation in which anyone can do what he wants, I was forced to suspend him,” “Even though he is an extremely prominent figure in the Likud and in the nationalist camp, I had no choice. I deeply respect him. He is receiving only symbolic punishment” External link

ynetnews Wednesday, December 7, 2016 1:04:00 AM EAT

David Bittan said : “Given the fact that you twice voted against the Regulation Law in the plenum, which was against the stance of the coalition, I have decided to suspend you from the Constitution, Law, and Justice Committee for three weeks,” External link

israelnationalnews Tuesday, December 6, 2016 6:26:00 PM EAT

David Bittan said : “Even though we all respect MK Begin,” External link

israelnationalnews Tuesday, December 6, 2016 6:26:00 PM EAT

David Bittan told : "The corporation has been hijacked by people whose agenda is leftist and anti-government," External link

reuters Tuesday, November 8, 2016 6:42:00 PM EAT

David Bittan said ( about Yitzhak Rabin ) : “I will not attend the rally tonight [Saturday] in memory of Yitzhak Rabin, it was not a political murder, politicians did not murder him,” External link

jpost Monday, November 7, 2016 3:48:00 PM EAT

David Bittan said ( about Yitzhak Rabin ) : "I will not attend the rally tonight [Saturday] in memory of Yitzhak Rabin, it was not a political murder, politicians did not murder him," External link

jpost Monday, November 7, 2016 3:48:00 PM EAT

David Bittan argued : “The media rummages through Facebook pages to find even a trace of an expression that could harm a candidate,” “But when it comes to them, they can curse and harm people and incite without bother, in the name of freedom of expression. I accuse the media of hypocrisy” External link

jpost Monday, November 7, 2016 3:48:00 PM EAT

David Bittan said : “This was not a political murder, and it had nothing to do with politicians,” External link

jpost Monday, November 7, 2016 12:26:00 AM EAT

David Bittan argued : “The media rummages through Facebook pages to find even a trace of an expression that could harm a candidate,” “But when it comes to them, they can curse and harm people and incite without bother, in the name of freedom of expression. I accuse the media of hypocrisy” External link

jpost Saturday, November 5, 2016 11:19:00 PM EAT

David Bittan said ( about Yitzhak Rabin ) : "I will not attend the rally tonight [Saturday] in memory of Yitzhak Rabin, it was not a political murder, politicians did not murder him," External link

jpost Saturday, November 5, 2016 6:47:00 PM EAT

David Bittan said : “The broadcasting corporation has been hijacked by left-wingers,” External link

jpost Friday, November 4, 2016 7:18:00 PM EAT

David Bittan added : “They appointed Amsterdam, or something like that, as head of the economic desk,” “He tweeted something against the prime minister. There is a trend there” External link

jpost Friday, November 4, 2016 7:18:00 PM EAT

David Bittan said : "There is no way the plan would lose money," "The Finance Ministry is twisting the numbers to advance a political agenda" External link

jpost Monday, October 31, 2016 10:03:00 PM EAT

David Bittan told : “El-Ad’s actions at the Security Council are a blatant violation of the trust citizens must have for their state, so he should go find another country where he could be a citizen,” External link

jpost Monday, October 24, 2016 10:03:00 PM EAT

David Bittan wrote : “I am not trying to harm freedom of expression,” “I did not call to remove his citizenship because of his views on politics. What he did was go to a body that has special statutory authorities and call for action against Israel. This crossed a line from freedom of expression to betraying the state and its citizens” External link

jpost Monday, October 24, 2016 10:03:00 PM EAT

David Bittan told : "Elad's actions at the Security Council are a blatant violation of the trust citizens must have for their state, so he should go find another country where he could be a citizen," External link

jpost Saturday, October 22, 2016 10:17:00 PM EAT

David Bittan wrote : "I am not trying to harm freedom of expression," External link

jpost Saturday, October 22, 2016 10:17:00 PM EAT

David Bittan said : "El-Ad's actions at the Security Council, where he called for council members to take active measures against the country, constitute a flagrant abuse of confidence by an Israeli citizen against the state and he should therefore find another nationality" External link

afp-en Saturday, October 22, 2016 3:04:00 PM EAT

David Bittan told ( about Gilad Erdan ) : "Gilad Erdan is wrong and unfortunately the new corporation is hold a counter-war against me, and he helps this war. Instead of standing alongside the Likud he is standing alongside the new corporation. What a shame. I suggest to Gilad Erdan that he side with the right and not with the left," External link

israelnationalnews Friday, October 21, 2016 9:26:00 PM EAT

David Bittan stated ( about Shimon Peres ) : “The Arab MKs’ behavior, which includes their absence from Shimon Peres’ funeral, proves time and again that they are not motivated by a true concern for the Arab population in Israel and coexistence; rather they are acting out of isolationism, incitement and polarization,” External link

jpost Sunday, October 9, 2016 6:27:00 PM EAT

David Bittan stated : “Our vision is that young Beduin will finish high school, and will do their national service with the police and subsequently will be recruited for permanent service. To do this, we arrived at a high school and we met the students to explain to these young people the importance,” External link

jpost Wednesday, September 14, 2016 6:11:00 PM EAT

David Bittan said : "I do not accept the results of the poll. In many polls, including those conducted last week, the Likud led by a substantial margin," External link

israelnationalnews Wednesday, September 7, 2016 12:09:00 AM EAT

David Bittan said : “It is a possible option. We are trying to avoid this but at the moment we are not succeeding in doing so,” External link

ynetnews Sunday, September 4, 2016 5:11:00 PM EAT

David Bittan said : “It is a possible option. We are trying to avoid this but at the moment we are not succeeding in doing so,” External link

ynetnews Sunday, September 4, 2016 4:09:00 PM EAT

David Bittan said : “It is a possible option. We are trying to avoid this but at the moment we are not succeeding in doing so,” External link

ynetnews Sunday, September 4, 2016 12:03:00 PM EAT

David Bittan told : "There is a real crisis of trust, this is a real option as far as we're concerned," External link

ynetnews Sunday, September 4, 2016 11:02:00 AM EAT

David Bittan promised ( about Benjamin Netanyahu ) : “There will be transparency and oversight of Netanyahu in the new guidelines we will write for running the Likud,” External link

jpost Tuesday, August 23, 2016 9:55:00 AM EAT

David Bittan said : “It’s not a public broadcasting service in the true sense of what a PBS should be. Everyone can see that. Everyone knows that” External link

jpost Tuesday, August 2, 2016 9:59:00 PM EAT

David Bittan said : "The coalition took all bills seriously without considering if they come from the coalition or opposition, and instead of behaving the same way, the opposition is breaking all agreements and making a mockery of the Finance Committee," External link

jpost Wednesday, July 27, 2016 2:03:00 PM EAT

David Bittan : "Up to today the Coalition has dealt with all proposed laws in substantive fashion, without regard its origin in the Coalition or the Oppostion. Rather than follow suit, the Opposition has broken all conventions and made a joke out of the Finance committee's work yesterday" External link

israelnationalnews Wednesday, July 27, 2016 1:23:00 PM EAT

David Bittan stated : "The fact that I removed the bill from the agenda was meant to help, and not the opposite, because now Ohana can try to convince members of the coalition, but if it would have been voted down, it would be over," External link

jpost Wednesday, July 20, 2016 4:36:00 PM EAT

David Bittan : "The options were either to take it off the agenda for the day, or for it to fail in a vote in the Knesset...now Ohana has the chance to convince the ranks of the coalition instead of it failing in the plenum...It is not befitting or dignified for a Likud Knesset member to viciously attack, without cause, another party member who does his work faithfully" External link

israelnationalnews Wednesday, July 20, 2016 1:49:00 PM EAT

David Bittan added : “It was important for us to pass the law by an absolute majority rather than just a simple majority in order to make it clear to those who appeal to the Supreme Court that the Knesset decision is unequivocal,” External link

israelnationalnews Wednesday, July 20, 2016 4:07:00 AM EAT

David Bittan said : "many in the Likud and the coalition oppose canceling the early childhood clause and there is no reason to destabilize the coalition for a preliminary vote. This is a complicated subject and it is important to both sides" External link

jpost Wednesday, June 29, 2016 7:02:00 PM EAT

David Bittan stated ( about Meir Dagan ) : "There is a problem with the Mossad and Shin Bet's head positions. Something there makes them leftists. Meir Dagan was an extreme right-winger, but after he entered the Mossad and left the organization, he was the opposite," External link

jpost Saturday, June 25, 2016 5:43:00 PM EAT

David Bittan claimed ( about Avi Dichter ) : "Everyone there [Mossad] are leftists apart from Avi Dichter" External link

jpost Saturday, June 25, 2016 5:43:00 PM EAT

David Bittan said : “Temporarily, you’re the defense minister,” External link

jpost Tuesday, May 24, 2016 1:20:00 PM EAT

David Bittan said : “As coalition chairman, I certainly want a broader coalition; that would be much easier. I would still manage with 61 MKs, but it would be much more difficult, because now every MK thinks he can make everything depend on him,” External link

jpost Wednesday, May 18, 2016 9:56:00 PM EAT

David Bittan said : “I think I’ll do the job well,” External link

jpost Wednesday, May 18, 2016 9:56:00 PM EAT



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head1.51%EN11/17/201717/11/2017
coalition head1.34%EN11/17/201717/11/2017
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chef1.51%FR10/29/201729/10/2017
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leader0.84%EN10/29/201729/10/2017
coalition leader0.67%EN10/29/201729/10/2017
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former chief of staff0.17%EN08/01/201701/08/2017
leader of the government0.17%EN01/30/201730/01/2017
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close ally0.84%EN11/13/201613/11/2016
chairman of his coalition0.17%EN11/08/201608/11/2016
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chefe0.34%PT10/22/201622/10/2016
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district police commander major general0.17%EN09/14/201614/09/2016
Names Lang Count
David BitanEN92.55%
David BitanFR3.53%
David BittanES1.57%
David BittanFR1.37%
David BitanPT0.59%
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David Bittan told : “I believe that all the blocs will fall apart the bloc on the left and the bloc on the right . Each will be willing to do something to avoid an election,” External link

haaretz Saturday, October 26, 2019 12:09:00 AM EAT

David Bittan replied : “A government will be formed in the last 21 days,” External link

haaretz Friday, October 25, 2019 8:17:00 AM EAT

David Bittan says : “All of the blocs — both on the left and on the right — will fall apart,” External link

timesofisrael Wednesday, October 23, 2019 4:30:00 PM EAT

David Bittan said : “I think a government will be formed in the final 21 days,” External link

timesofisrael Tuesday, October 22, 2019 10:03:00 PM EAT

David Bittan added : “There is no point in agreeing to something further, as long as they don’t agree on the basis which is a unity government headed by Netanyahu,” “We are waiting for Blue and White to come to their senses and show up for negotiations” External link

timesofisrael Sunday, October 20, 2019 11:07:00 AM EAT

David Bittan told ( about Benjamin Netanyahu ) : "Netanyahu will not ask for an extension. There is no sense in it, because Blue and White are not prepared to sit down," External link

israelnationalnews Sunday, October 20, 2019 10:24:00 AM EAT

David Bittan concluded ( about Benjamin Netanyahu ) : "Blue and White wants elections because because they believe that if Netanyahu is indicted, they will have higher results in the next election. They's done the math for themselves on unity and won't climb down from their tree," External link

israelnationalnews Sunday, October 20, 2019 10:24:00 AM EAT

David Bittan added ( about Benny Gantz ) : "Just because Gantz won two more Knesset seats, doesn't mean he deserves to form a government. He has 57 [recommendations] including the Joint Arab List. He's going to pull them into the coalition" External link

israelnationalnews Monday, September 23, 2019 3:04:00 PM EAT

David Bittan answered : "There's a cooperation here, which creates commitment and which will be repaid. How will he handle the problems in Gaza, Syria, or Lebanon when he's cooperating with them?" External link

israelnationalnews Monday, September 23, 2019 3:04:00 PM EAT

David Bittan said ( about Benny Gantz ) : "that was for a short period of time," "Gantz won't ensure Israel's security. Right now we're in a problematic situation. If the Likud isn't part of the coalition, no government will survive. He brought the Joint Arab List in through the back door" External link

israelnationalnews Monday, September 23, 2019 3:04:00 PM EAT

David Bittan said : "In my opinion the pressure the public is putting on everyone will work, and we won't hold elections for a third time" External link

israelnationalnews Monday, September 23, 2019 3:04:00 PM EAT

David Bittan said : "I'm not sure. I think that it's impossible to form a government without the Likud. Any government which is formed without the Likud will not last more than a year and a half, and Gantz and Blue and White know that. Enough with these games, it's time Gantz sat with Netanyahu instead of with the Joint Arab List. They need to sit together and talk. If they don't talk nothing will come out of this. There is a way to solve the rotation problem, for instance - one year, two years, one year" External link

israelnationalnews Monday, September 23, 2019 11:48:00 AM EAT

David Bittan said : "To us it doesn't matter, we're relying on the President's decision on the matter" External link

israelnationalnews Monday, September 23, 2019 11:48:00 AM EAT

David Bittan tells ( about Haim Katz ) : “A terrible injustice has been done to Haim Katz,” External link

timesofisrael Sunday, August 18, 2019 2:46:00 PM EAT

David Bittan added : “When I was coalition whip Smotrich was the most problematic,” “He jumped up to a ministerial position and membership of the cabinet too fast, he hasn’t gained enough experience” External link

timesofisrael Tuesday, August 13, 2019 3:06:00 PM EAT

David Bittan told : "I don't understand why everyone is so excited about it, it's the expected move, considering the last elections," External link

israelnationalnews Monday, July 22, 2019 1:42:00 PM EAT

David Bittan said : "As it seems now, he won't need to intervene. No one is praising the Likud for his intervention or even for giving up one Likud seat for the sake of the merger, since one minute after the elections, we received [Transportation Minister Bezalel] Smotrich with a thousand demands, since they had seats" External link

israelnationalnews Monday, July 22, 2019 1:42:00 PM EAT

David Bittan observed : “We need to get up to 37 seats,” External link

haaretz Friday, July 19, 2019 2:31:00 AM EAT

David Bittan said ( about Ayelet Shaked ) : "Ayelet Shaked will not be in the Likud elections, the issue is closed. What will she do? It's already up to her," External link

israelnationalnews Tuesday, July 9, 2019 1:11:00 PM EAT

David Bittan explained : "Kahlon was a Knesset member, and we needed him for all sorts of decisions. Ayelet Shaked, on the other hand, is not, and she apparently will make her way to somewhere else" External link

israelnationalnews Wednesday, June 12, 2019 3:26:00 PM EAT

David Bittan told : "That's a rumor that people are trying to spread," External link

israelnationalnews Monday, June 10, 2019 11:20:00 AM EAT

David Bittan said : "The Justice Ministry for Smotrich? It's not even an option. I've said that he's going to be very problematic to negotiate with, as well as in managing the coalition. He insists on things and doesn't let up," "I was Coalition Chairman and I had a lot of problems with him. So today when he heads a party, we're going to have a lot of problems with him. It'll be tough with him. Demands have a limit as well and you'll see he won't back down from his demands, it's going to be really hard for him" External link

israelnationalnews Tuesday, April 23, 2019 11:48:00 AM EAT

David Bittan said : "There will be a coalition, and he'll be in it, there's nothing to worry about. Now we're arguing over the price. There are prices the Likud can pay and there are prices the Likud cannot pay" External link

israelnationalnews Tuesday, April 23, 2019 11:48:00 AM EAT

David Bittan said : "From the first day they said that there would be a recommendation for bribery - so why was there an investigation, I did not take anything," External link

israelnationalnews Tuesday, March 5, 2019 9:59:00 PM EAT

David Bittan said : "As far as I’m concerned, Gantz can bring in another 20 chiefs of staff, no one can challenge Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu in the security sphere," External link

israelnationalnews Sunday, February 3, 2019 7:40:00 AM EAT

David Bittan said : "They opened the house for him, made him a leader, and he left them at the most important moment before the elections," "There are values in politics as well, such as loyalty to the way, loyalty to the party, and not taking advantage of people and leaving them at the last minute" External link

israelnationalnews Friday, February 1, 2019 3:35:00 PM EAT

David Bittan said : "They opened the door for you-don't betray them. There are values in politics," External link

israelnationalnews Friday, February 1, 2019 3:35:00 PM EAT

David Bittan said ( about Naftali Bennett ) : "When Bennett demanded [to be made] defense minister, he already knew that he would not be in the Jewish Home," "He wanted to run with the New Right as a defense minister. To take advantage of his party to the end, and to hurt the Likud" External link

israelnationalnews Friday, February 1, 2019 3:35:00 PM EAT

David Bittan said ( about Yoav Galant ) : “Yes, Gallant is coming to us. I’ve known it for a long time” External link

jpost Tuesday, January 1, 2019 5:46:00 PM EAT

David Bittan said ( about Yoav Galant ) : “Yes, Gallant is coming to us. I’ve known it for a long time” External link

jpost Monday, December 31, 2018 7:07:00 PM EAT

David Bittan said : “after undermining Netanyahu’s government, Bennett decided to attack Likud in a new costume” External link

jpost Sunday, December 30, 2018 9:54:00 AM EAT

David Bittan said : "The destruction of the father's grave is a despicable act and I condemn it with all force. This is crossing a red line I hope the police will soon find them, " External link

israelnationalnews Thursday, December 27, 2018 10:59:00 PM EAT

David Bittan said : "This is an example of how proper legislation positively affects Israeli society. In this case, it is appropriate female representation in the leadership, and in many cases it affects the community, the family budget, deterrence against crime and violence, or protecting citizens," External link

israelnationalnews Thursday, December 20, 2018 5:36:00 PM EAT

David Bittan said : "We have to evacuate them immediately, and it's time, because there is a court ruling," External link

israelnationalnews Thursday, December 13, 2018 7:51:00 AM EAT

David Bittan declared : "the Likud must, if not now then at least in the next Knesset, apply sovereignty over Area C in order to end this whole matter. All the settlement blocs must be attached to the State of Israel and Israeli law" External link

israelnationalnews Thursday, December 13, 2018 7:51:00 AM EAT

David Bittan added : “The police is doing everything to criminalize me because I’m fighting them,” External link

jpost Tuesday, December 5, 2017 10:40:00 PM EAT

David Bittan told : "They (the bills) protect democracy. Suspects have rights too," External link

jpost Friday, November 17, 2017 9:28:00 PM EAT

David Bittan told : “They (the bills) protect democracy. Suspects have rights too,” External link

reuters-in Friday, November 17, 2017 7:14:00 PM EAT

David Bittan said : “Those are just rumors spread by Haaretz ,” “No one in the coalition wants elections, including the prime minister. If we get through November, we will get to 2019” External link

jpost Sunday, November 12, 2017 5:06:00 AM EAT

David Bittan shouted : “Bayit Yehudi are a bunch of liars. If they want, we will bring down the government over the bill to prevent the prime minister’s investigations,” External link

eurasiareview Monday, October 30, 2017 6:30:00 AM EAT

David Bittan shouted : “Bayit Yehudi are a bunch of liars. If they want, we will bring down the government over the bill to prevent the prime minister’s investigations,” External link

albawaba-en Sunday, October 29, 2017 7:18:00 PM EAT

David Bittan shouted : “Bayit Yehudi are a bunch of liars. If they want, we will bring down the government over the bill to prevent the prime minister’s investigations,” External link

jpost Sunday, October 29, 2017 5:56:00 PM EAT

David Bittan shouted ( about Bait Yehudi ) : “Bayit Yehudi are a bunch of liars. If they want, we will bring down the government over the bill to prevent the prime minister’s investigations,” External link

jpost Sunday, October 29, 2017 5:07:00 PM EAT

David Bittan told ( about Olivier Bohuon ) : "There is American pressure that claims this is about annexation and that this could interfere with the peace process," External link

jpost Sunday, October 29, 2017 4:20:00 PM EAT

David Bittan déclaré : "Il y a une pression de la part des Américains qui font valoir qu'il s'agit d'une annexion et que cela entrave le processus de paix" External link

lefigaro Sunday, October 29, 2017 3:53:00 PM EAT

David Bittan déclaré : "Il y a une pression de la part des Américains qui font valoir qu'il s'agit d'une annexion et que cela entrave le processus de paix" External link

lorientlejour Sunday, October 29, 2017 3:53:00 PM EAT

David Bittan told : "There is American pressure that claims this is about annexation and that this could interfere with the peace process," External link

channelnewsasia Sunday, October 29, 2017 3:47:00 PM EAT

David Bittan told : "There is American pressure that claims this is about annexation and that this could interfere with the peace process," External link

timesofoman Sunday, October 29, 2017 3:17:00 PM EAT

David Bittan told : “There is American pressure that claims this is about annexation and that this could interfere with the peace process,” External link

reuters-in Sunday, October 29, 2017 3:10:00 PM EAT

David Bittan told : "There is American pressure that claims this is about annexation and that this could interfere with the peace process," External link

jpost Sunday, October 29, 2017 3:07:00 PM EAT

David Bittan told : “There is American pressure that claims this is about annexation and that this could interfere with the peace process,” External link

reuters Sunday, October 29, 2017 2:48:00 PM EAT

David Bittan told ( about Reuven Rivlin ) : “He [Rivlin] hasn’t been on our side for a while,” External link

jpost Friday, October 27, 2017 8:46:00 PM EAT

David Bittan told ( about Reuven Rivlin ) : “He [Rivlin] hasn’t been on our side for a while,” External link

jpost Friday, October 27, 2017 7:21:00 PM EAT

David Bittan said : "The law about interrogation of a prime minister will not be deferred and will be brought next month to to the ministerial legislative committee. It will be amended," External link

israelnationalnews Thursday, October 26, 2017 10:52:00 AM EAT

David Bittan said : “I have no problem if they examine and investigate all they want,” External link

jpost Wednesday, October 25, 2017 1:05:00 PM EAT

David Bittan added : “We’ll think more about what we need to do. That’s the job of Levin and his committee,” External link

jpost Monday, October 2, 2017 4:50:00 AM EAT

David Bittan said : “The Supreme Court has trampled the authority of the Knesset and the cabinet,” “In the current situation, they are the ones who decide what is done in this country” External link

jpost Sunday, September 17, 2017 3:37:00 AM EAT

David Bittan responded : “That’s not in the party,” External link

jpost Thursday, September 14, 2017 11:00:00 PM EAT

David Bittan concluded : “The criminal law has no prohibition to receive gifts and there is a loophole. Maybe we need to clarify and amend the law, but for sure one cannot come [against the prime minister] retroactively. The prosecution admits there are problems with the case... there will be no indictment,” External link

jpost Tuesday, August 29, 2017 8:56:00 PM EAT

David Bittan said : “The haredim are making threats. The issue will be examined, and I believe that in the meantime, the work will continue,” “Even the haredim understand that somethings need to be done and the state needs to be managed and move forward” External link

jpost Monday, August 21, 2017 2:19:00 AM EAT

David Bittan said : “Those who paint themselves as law-abiding have turned out to be law-breakers,” “The anti-democratic and immoral protests of a number of left-wing tyrants will not happen in that place. That is what we wanted, and we are happy it will be. I call on police to use a heavy hand against those who protest illegally to put inappropriate pressure on the attorney-general and continue to cause suffering for the residents of the area” External link

jpost Saturday, August 19, 2017 10:48:00 PM EAT

David Bittan said : “Those who paint themselves as law-abiding have turned out to be law-breakers,” “The anti-democratic and immoral protests of a number of left-wing tyrants will not happen in that place. That is what we wanted, and we are happy it will be. I call on police to use a heavy hand against those who protest illegally to put inappropriate pressure on the Attorney-General and continue to cause suffering to residents of the area” External link

jpost Friday, August 18, 2017 9:38:00 PM EAT

David Bittan said ( about Benjamin Netanyahu ) : "Yesterday's conference had two purposes," "The first purpose was to refute the claims of internal issues within the Likud, and the second was to strengthen Israel Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu during this difficult period" External link

israelnationalnews Thursday, August 10, 2017 5:34:00 PM EAT

David Bittan said : “The contemptible decision of UNESCO completely ignored the Jewish people’s historical connection to the city where our forefathers are buried,” “It reinforces the need and importance of your presence here. There is no more symbolic moment than now to appeal to those of you who have not yet immigrated to Israel, that now is the time to return home, to the only true home of all the Jews” External link

jpost Thursday, August 10, 2017 9:43:00 AM EAT

David Bittan wrote ( about Benjamin Netanyahu ) : "We said in a clear voice: Netanyahu, we are behind you and the people are with you!" External link

israelnationalnews Thursday, August 10, 2017 3:03:00 AM EAT

David Bittan told : “It is especially important now, when developments keep happening, to boost morale in the Likud and demonstrate that we are united behind the prime minister,” External link

jpost Tuesday, August 8, 2017 12:12:00 AM EAT

David Bittan said : “We can’t return to the Gaza Strip, but we can return here. The only way to do it is through legislation,” External link

jpost Monday, August 7, 2017 6:00:00 AM EAT

David Bittan said : “We can’t return to the Gaza Strip, but we can return here. The only way to do it is through legislation,” External link

jpost Friday, August 4, 2017 1:46:00 PM EAT

David Bittan believes : “the settlers legally purchased Beit Hamachpela,” External link

jpost Tuesday, August 1, 2017 4:45:00 AM EAT

David Bittan said : “I have a right to visit Hebron,” External link

jpost Tuesday, August 1, 2017 4:45:00 AM EAT

David Bittan said ( about Second Lebanon War ) : “I don’t want to stoop to his level, but he has not internalized that in a democracy, decisions are made by elected officials and not by people like him,” “A man who sold his stock when soldiers were kidnapped [in 2006, sparking the Second Lebanon War] and opposed the development of the Iron Dome missile defense system continues to fail in what he says as he failed in the army” External link

jpost Monday, July 31, 2017 7:56:00 PM EAT

David Bittan said : “I will not let the justice minister, as the chairwoman of the Ministerial Committee for Legislation, harm the Likud, United Torah Judaism, Yisrael Beytenu and Shas,” External link

jpost Thursday, March 2, 2017 8:48:00 PM EAT

David Bittan said : “The fissure between the government, the Knesset and the Supreme Court was felt during the Amona crisis (when the West Bank outpost was evacuated at the order of court early this month),” External link

jpost Monday, February 13, 2017 2:21:00 AM EAT

David Bittan told : “The purpose of these meetings are to explain Israel’s position,” External link

jpost Monday, February 6, 2017 8:29:00 AM EAT

David Bittan said ( about Ehud Olmert ) : "I know Olmert personally, and I think that now that he’s sat in jail for a relatively significant period, the time has come to release him," External link

israelnationalnews Monday, February 6, 2017 6:38:00 AM EAT

David Bittan said : “We cannot have a situation where a court in Israel will take a harder line than the International Court which okayed a compensation deal for private land in Cyprus,” External link

israelnationalnews Sunday, February 5, 2017 7:34:00 PM EAT

David Bittan said ( about Aryeh Deri ) : "I'm glad that Interior Minister Deri acceded to my request and understood the need for this important tool. This is another tool which will turn the tide in the war against terror. In many cases the families of terrorists express support and even encourage the attacker and we must allow more tools to be used in the battle against terror, especially that of lone terrorists" External link

israelnationalnews Wednesday, January 18, 2017 1:06:00 AM EAT

David Bittan said : "As opposed to a [regular] minister, the prime minister is not obligated to resign if he indicted," "When the prime minister resigns, the government dissolves and he cannot return to his position [if he was found not guilty]. When a [regular] minister resigns, he can return to office at the end of the investigation" External link

jpost Saturday, January 14, 2017 3:22:00 AM EAT

David Bittan said : "There will be no indictment. Even if there is a situation in which it will happen and I do not see it happening the prime minister should stay in office," External link

jpost Sunday, January 8, 2017 1:42:00 PM EAT

David Bittan argued : “We don’t want to leave him here, that’s why we need the impeachment law,” External link

jpost Thursday, December 22, 2016 2:04:00 AM EAT

David Bittan argued : "We don't want to leave him here, that's why we need the Impeachment Law," External link

jpost Wednesday, December 21, 2016 5:53:00 PM EAT

David Bittan dit : "Je préfère que les Arabes ne votent pas du tout" External link

afp-fr Saturday, December 10, 2016 10:29:00 PM EAT

David Bittan said ( about Benny Begin ) : “Despite the respect we all feel for MK Begin, we treat everyone in the coalition the same. Whoever violates coalition discipline will face sanctions,” External link

jpost Wednesday, December 7, 2016 9:06:00 AM EAT

David Bittan said : “This is a real symbol of the Likud party, but even a symbol needs to stand behind the party line. He cannot be above the rest. He cannot do whatever he wants,” External link

ynetnews Wednesday, December 7, 2016 1:04:00 AM EAT

David Bittan insisted ( about Benny Begin ) : “I also think that Begin understood, and I had conversations with him, that he could be punished over this issue. He has no problem with this. No one receives punishment with joy but he understood that given the situation that has come about, in order to avoid a situation in which anyone can do what he wants, I was forced to suspend him,” “Even though he is an extremely prominent figure in the Likud and in the nationalist camp, I had no choice. I deeply respect him. He is receiving only symbolic punishment” External link

ynetnews Wednesday, December 7, 2016 1:04:00 AM EAT

David Bittan said : “Given the fact that you twice voted against the Regulation Law in the plenum, which was against the stance of the coalition, I have decided to suspend you from the Constitution, Law, and Justice Committee for three weeks,” External link

israelnationalnews Tuesday, December 6, 2016 6:26:00 PM EAT

David Bittan said : “Even though we all respect MK Begin,” External link

israelnationalnews Tuesday, December 6, 2016 6:26:00 PM EAT

David Bittan told : "The corporation has been hijacked by people whose agenda is leftist and anti-government," External link

reuters Tuesday, November 8, 2016 6:42:00 PM EAT

David Bittan said ( about Yitzhak Rabin ) : “I will not attend the rally tonight [Saturday] in memory of Yitzhak Rabin, it was not a political murder, politicians did not murder him,” External link

jpost Monday, November 7, 2016 3:48:00 PM EAT

David Bittan said ( about Yitzhak Rabin ) : "I will not attend the rally tonight [Saturday] in memory of Yitzhak Rabin, it was not a political murder, politicians did not murder him," External link

jpost Monday, November 7, 2016 3:48:00 PM EAT

David Bittan argued : “The media rummages through Facebook pages to find even a trace of an expression that could harm a candidate,” “But when it comes to them, they can curse and harm people and incite without bother, in the name of freedom of expression. I accuse the media of hypocrisy” External link

jpost Monday, November 7, 2016 3:48:00 PM EAT

David Bittan said : “This was not a political murder, and it had nothing to do with politicians,” External link

jpost Monday, November 7, 2016 12:26:00 AM EAT

David Bittan argued : “The media rummages through Facebook pages to find even a trace of an expression that could harm a candidate,” “But when it comes to them, they can curse and harm people and incite without bother, in the name of freedom of expression. I accuse the media of hypocrisy” External link

jpost Saturday, November 5, 2016 11:19:00 PM EAT

David Bittan said ( about Yitzhak Rabin ) : "I will not attend the rally tonight [Saturday] in memory of Yitzhak Rabin, it was not a political murder, politicians did not murder him," External link

jpost Saturday, November 5, 2016 6:47:00 PM EAT

David Bittan said : “The broadcasting corporation has been hijacked by left-wingers,” External link

jpost Friday, November 4, 2016 7:18:00 PM EAT

David Bittan added : “They appointed Amsterdam, or something like that, as head of the economic desk,” “He tweeted something against the prime minister. There is a trend there” External link

jpost Friday, November 4, 2016 7:18:00 PM EAT

David Bittan said : "There is no way the plan would lose money," "The Finance Ministry is twisting the numbers to advance a political agenda" External link

jpost Monday, October 31, 2016 10:03:00 PM EAT

David Bittan told : “El-Ad’s actions at the Security Council are a blatant violation of the trust citizens must have for their state, so he should go find another country where he could be a citizen,” External link

jpost Monday, October 24, 2016 10:03:00 PM EAT

David Bittan wrote : “I am not trying to harm freedom of expression,” “I did not call to remove his citizenship because of his views on politics. What he did was go to a body that has special statutory authorities and call for action against Israel. This crossed a line from freedom of expression to betraying the state and its citizens” External link

jpost Monday, October 24, 2016 10:03:00 PM EAT

David Bittan told : "Elad's actions at the Security Council are a blatant violation of the trust citizens must have for their state, so he should go find another country where he could be a citizen," External link

jpost Saturday, October 22, 2016 10:17:00 PM EAT

David Bittan wrote : "I am not trying to harm freedom of expression," External link

jpost Saturday, October 22, 2016 10:17:00 PM EAT

David Bittan said : "El-Ad's actions at the Security Council, where he called for council members to take active measures against the country, constitute a flagrant abuse of confidence by an Israeli citizen against the state and he should therefore find another nationality" External link

afp-en Saturday, October 22, 2016 3:04:00 PM EAT

David Bittan told ( about Gilad Erdan ) : "Gilad Erdan is wrong and unfortunately the new corporation is hold a counter-war against me, and he helps this war. Instead of standing alongside the Likud he is standing alongside the new corporation. What a shame. I suggest to Gilad Erdan that he side with the right and not with the left," External link

israelnationalnews Friday, October 21, 2016 9:26:00 PM EAT

David Bittan stated ( about Shimon Peres ) : “The Arab MKs’ behavior, which includes their absence from Shimon Peres’ funeral, proves time and again that they are not motivated by a true concern for the Arab population in Israel and coexistence; rather they are acting out of isolationism, incitement and polarization,” External link

jpost Sunday, October 9, 2016 6:27:00 PM EAT

David Bittan stated : “Our vision is that young Beduin will finish high school, and will do their national service with the police and subsequently will be recruited for permanent service. To do this, we arrived at a high school and we met the students to explain to these young people the importance,” External link

jpost Wednesday, September 14, 2016 6:11:00 PM EAT

David Bittan said : "I do not accept the results of the poll. In many polls, including those conducted last week, the Likud led by a substantial margin," External link

israelnationalnews Wednesday, September 7, 2016 12:09:00 AM EAT

David Bittan said : “It is a possible option. We are trying to avoid this but at the moment we are not succeeding in doing so,” External link

ynetnews Sunday, September 4, 2016 5:11:00 PM EAT

David Bittan said : “It is a possible option. We are trying to avoid this but at the moment we are not succeeding in doing so,” External link

ynetnews Sunday, September 4, 2016 4:09:00 PM EAT

David Bittan said : “It is a possible option. We are trying to avoid this but at the moment we are not succeeding in doing so,” External link

ynetnews Sunday, September 4, 2016 12:03:00 PM EAT

David Bittan told : "There is a real crisis of trust, this is a real option as far as we're concerned," External link

ynetnews Sunday, September 4, 2016 11:02:00 AM EAT

David Bittan promised ( about Benjamin Netanyahu ) : “There will be transparency and oversight of Netanyahu in the new guidelines we will write for running the Likud,” External link

jpost Tuesday, August 23, 2016 9:55:00 AM EAT

David Bittan said : “It’s not a public broadcasting service in the true sense of what a PBS should be. Everyone can see that. Everyone knows that” External link

jpost Tuesday, August 2, 2016 9:59:00 PM EAT

David Bittan said : "The coalition took all bills seriously without considering if they come from the coalition or opposition, and instead of behaving the same way, the opposition is breaking all agreements and making a mockery of the Finance Committee," External link

jpost Wednesday, July 27, 2016 2:03:00 PM EAT

David Bittan : "Up to today the Coalition has dealt with all proposed laws in substantive fashion, without regard its origin in the Coalition or the Oppostion. Rather than follow suit, the Opposition has broken all conventions and made a joke out of the Finance committee's work yesterday" External link

israelnationalnews Wednesday, July 27, 2016 1:23:00 PM EAT

David Bittan stated : "The fact that I removed the bill from the agenda was meant to help, and not the opposite, because now Ohana can try to convince members of the coalition, but if it would have been voted down, it would be over," External link

jpost Wednesday, July 20, 2016 4:36:00 PM EAT

David Bittan : "The options were either to take it off the agenda for the day, or for it to fail in a vote in the Knesset...now Ohana has the chance to convince the ranks of the coalition instead of it failing in the plenum...It is not befitting or dignified for a Likud Knesset member to viciously attack, without cause, another party member who does his work faithfully" External link

israelnationalnews Wednesday, July 20, 2016 1:49:00 PM EAT

David Bittan added : “It was important for us to pass the law by an absolute majority rather than just a simple majority in order to make it clear to those who appeal to the Supreme Court that the Knesset decision is unequivocal,” External link

israelnationalnews Wednesday, July 20, 2016 4:07:00 AM EAT

David Bittan said : "many in the Likud and the coalition oppose canceling the early childhood clause and there is no reason to destabilize the coalition for a preliminary vote. This is a complicated subject and it is important to both sides" External link

jpost Wednesday, June 29, 2016 7:02:00 PM EAT

David Bittan stated ( about Meir Dagan ) : "There is a problem with the Mossad and Shin Bet's head positions. Something there makes them leftists. Meir Dagan was an extreme right-winger, but after he entered the Mossad and left the organization, he was the opposite," External link

jpost Saturday, June 25, 2016 5:43:00 PM EAT

David Bittan claimed ( about Avi Dichter ) : "Everyone there [Mossad] are leftists apart from Avi Dichter" External link

jpost Saturday, June 25, 2016 5:43:00 PM EAT

David Bittan said : “Temporarily, you’re the defense minister,” External link

jpost Tuesday, May 24, 2016 1:20:00 PM EAT

David Bittan said : “As coalition chairman, I certainly want a broader coalition; that would be much easier. I would still manage with 61 MKs, but it would be much more difficult, because now every MK thinks he can make everything depend on him,” External link

jpost Wednesday, May 18, 2016 9:56:00 PM EAT

David Bittan said : “I think I’ll do the job well,” External link

jpost Wednesday, May 18, 2016 9:56:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
chairman41.34%EN12/12/201712/12/2017
coalition chairman36.64%EN12/12/201712/12/2017
coalition whip2.52%EN12/03/201703/12/2017
whip1.68%EN12/03/201703/12/2017
head1.51%EN11/17/201717/11/2017
coalition head1.34%EN11/17/201717/11/2017
lawmaker2.18%EN10/29/201729/10/2017
chef1.51%FR10/29/201729/10/2017
député israélien1.01%FR10/29/201729/10/2017
président0.84%FR10/29/201729/10/2017
leader0.84%EN10/29/201729/10/2017
coalition leader0.67%EN10/29/201729/10/2017
deputy foreign0.17%EN08/07/201707/08/2017
former chief of staff0.17%EN08/01/201701/08/2017
leader of the government0.17%EN01/30/201730/01/2017
mp0.34%EN01/08/201708/01/2017
député1.18%FR01/03/201703/01/2017
chairman of the coalition1.01%EN12/15/201615/12/2016
member0.17%EN12/06/201606/12/2016
likud party whip0.17%EN11/26/201626/11/2016
ally0.84%EN11/13/201613/11/2016
close ally0.84%EN11/13/201613/11/2016
chairman of his coalition0.17%EN11/08/201608/11/2016
líder0.17%PT11/05/201605/11/2016
membre0.34%FR10/22/201622/10/2016
chefe0.34%PT10/22/201622/10/2016
southern district police commander major general0.17%EN09/14/201614/09/2016
major general0.17%EN09/14/201614/09/2016
general0.17%EN09/14/201614/09/2016
district police commander major general0.17%EN09/14/201614/09/2016
Names Lang Count
David BitanEN92.55%
David BitanFR3.53%
David BittanES1.57%
David BittanFR1.37%
David BitanPT0.59%
David BittanEN0.20%
David BitanHR0.20%


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