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Israel Eliminates ‘Single Parent Family’ in Legal Lexicon

The Knesset has passed an amending eliminating the term “single parent family” from the lexicon of the legal system.

Labor MK Accused of Leaking Classified Info

A Labor party lawmaker has been suspended from membership in subcommittees of the Knesset's Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee for leaking classified information.

Knesset to Choose Next President June 10

Knesset members will choose Israel's next president on June 10. Candidates include former MKs, Supreme Court justice, Nobel laureate

Likud, Labor MK s Unite to Submit Temple Mount Prayer Bill

Israeli MKs from Likud and Labor plan to submit a bill allowing Jews to pray on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem's Old City.

Earth to Livni, Labor Calling

It seems that just about everyone wants Justice Minister Tzipi Livni to leave the coalition.

Gov’t Reaches Partial Deal on Givat Assaf

Residents of Givat Assaf reached a partial agreement with the Defense Ministry over their homes.

Israel, U.S. Reach Agreement on IRS Regs for Dual Citizens

The Israel Tax Authority has reached agreement with the U.S. to coordinate info between the IRS and Israeli banks.

Israel’s Leftwing Minister Tzipi Livni Needs Special Status to Visit Britain

It's ironic that Britain needs to grant the leftwing Tzipi Livni temporary immunity to ensure she won't face an arrest warrant in the UK.

Judge Sentences Olmert To Six Years In Holyland Scandal

This is the first time in Israel’s history that a former prime minister has been convicted of a serious crime and sentenced to serve time behind bars.

IDF Troops Ignore Supreme Court, Demolish Jewish Homes in Gush Etzion

Security forces finished demolitions in Gush Etzion before debate ended over a restraining order to stop them.

Demolition Showdown Not Averted in Gush Etzion

Tractors are still heading for Gush Etzion after a court order to demolish structures was cancelled.

Another Synagogue, Mikvah Destruction Ahead in Judea-Samaria

Settlers in Judea, Samaria and the Binyamin region are preparing for government forces intent on more demolitions.

Israel Police Report 9% Rise in Calls for Help

Israel Police received more than 9 million ‘100' calls (Israel’s ‘911') in 2013; 18 percent came from Tel Aviv.

Numerous Associates Sentenced to Prison with Former PM Ehud Olmert

Numerous associates of former prime minister Ehud Olmert were sentenced to prison Tuesday and fined millions of shekels, along with the ex-politician.

Former PM Ehud Olmert Sentenced to 6 Years in Prison

Former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was sentenced Tuesday morning to serve six years in prison.

Sentence Imminent for Former PM Olmert

Former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert is about to be sentenced after being convicted on two charges of bribery.

Yesh Atid Blocks Israel’s ’No Early Release for Terrorists’ Bill

Yesh Atid minister Yaakov Perry has blocked a new law that would prevent early release of terrorist prisoners.

Changing Your License in Israel Will Be A Little Easier

Changing your driver’s license in Israel may get a little easier, thanks to efforts by U.S.-born Yesh Atid MK Dov Lipman.

MK Ze’ev Elkin to Chair Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee

At last, the Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee has a new chairperson: Likud Deputy Foreign Minister Ze’ev Elkin. It's taken six months.

Netanyahu’s Struggle for the Presidency

PM Netanyahu is hoping to end the president’s authorization to assign the task of assembling a governing coalition after each election.

Ministers Approve ‘No Release’ Bill for Convicted Killers

Government finally moves to bar release of murderers; terror victims' families long sought this step

Netanyahu: Basis for Israeli Law Should be Talmud

Prime Minister Netanyahu says his proposal to enshrine Israel’s status as a Jewish country should include a provision establishing the Talmud as the basis...

Chief Rabbinate Tests Female Kashrut Supervisors

The Chief Rabbinate of Israel today (Wednesday) administered the first official certification exam for women who wish to become kashrut supervisors.

Minister Warns ‘Don’t Confuse ‘Price Tag’ Vandalism with Terrorism

Housing Minister Uri Ariel (Bayit Yehudi) strongly opposed lawmakers who claimed 'price tag' vandalism attacks were tantamount to terrorism.

Is Shimon Peres Preparing to Undermine Netanyahu?

At 91, most people would be happy to retire. As his career in public office draws to a close, however, is Shimon Peres preparing one last push to resuscitate the failed Oslo process?

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