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Ex-Israel Hayom editor Boaz Bismuth to run in Likud primaries

Then Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (R) and Israel Hayom editor Boaz Bismuth speak at the Israel Hayom forum in Jerusalem on June 27, 2019. (Gideon Markovitz)
Then Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (R) and Israel Hayom editor Boaz Bismuth speak at the Israel Hayom forum in Jerusalem on June 27, 2019. (Gideon Markovitz)

Former Israel Hayom editor Boaz Bismuth is to run for a spot on the Likud slate in party primaries, Hebrew media reports.

In recent months Bismuth has been working as a commentator on Channel 12 news, where he is one of the most ardent defenders of Likud chief Benjamin Netanyahu.

Bismuth served as a politically appointed ambassador to Mauritania between 2004 and 2008.

 

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