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|Date of birth||28 October 1981|
|Place of birth||Ariel, West Bank|
|Faction represented in Knesset|
The son of former Likud Knesset member Yehiel Hazan, Oren served in the Israeli Air Force during his IDF national service. He studied law at Ono Academic College, where he was chairman of the student union. He later managed a casino in Bulgaria.
Hazan lives in the Israeli settlement of Ariel. On 12 February 2017 he married Rinat Kotkovsky, after an engagement lasting just over a month. His first child, a daughter, was born on 28 August 2017.
After election to Knesset, Hazan received membership in Foreign Affairs and Defense and the Knesset Committees, from which he was expelled by Likud, following a string of controversies, including a no-show at the plenum meeting, which led to the ruling coalition bill being rejected. Hazan is considered a bad boy politician often getting into trouble with the media and even within his own Likud party. Some of his many antics include pushing in line to shake hands with visiting US President Donald Trump as he landed for a two day visit to Israel in May 2017. Hazan topped this stunt by pulling out his cell phone and taking a selfie with the POTUS. Hazan posted the selfie to his twitter account and very quickly went viral to news websites around the world.
Of the Palestinian people, Hazan stated in the Knesset that:- "We're gonna shut your mouths and we're going to speak the truth. There is no Palestinian People. And there has never been a Palestinian People [in Hebrew, Am Ha'Falastinai]. . . ." Hazan said that the Jewish people had been around for 3,500 years since Abraham and Isaac, while the Palestinian people had only been around for 40 years since Yasser Arafat.
In December, 2017, Hazan stopped a bus on its way to Nafha Prison, telling the Palestinian relatives that the prisoners were “terrorists who belong in the ground”. He shouted at one prisoner’s mother that her son was an “insect” and a “dog.” The Red Cross stated that Israel has a duty to guarantee the safety and dignity of Palestinian families visiting prisoners, and that it “takes very seriously what happened today (Monday).”
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