“It was a historic day at the Knesset!” Ishmael Khaldi wrote in a jubilant Facebook post following the meeting.
The current basic law requires the consent of only 61 Knesset members, a minimal majority.
The four Israeli Arab parties who comprise the joint list each issued their own statement, which the Druze community said did not reflect a real condemnation.
"The rehabilitation of Gaza requires the return of our sons and the cessation of all hostilities against Israel.”
'Unfortunately, an international bid has been announced for the Amos-8 satellite that will replace it, and an international company is likely to win, bringing an end to Israel's satellite communications capabilities."
'Ten psychiatrists did not even try to check what happened to me. They just listened to me for an hour and a half and determined that I had nightmares as a child. So how was I accepted to the Paratroopers Brigade?'
'37 years after the invention of email, the start-up nation still uses the fax machine.'
While the law prevents enforcement against 2,000 structures belonging to Israelis, it is also making it difficult for the authorities and the IDF to act against more than 10,000 illegal Arab structures.
Two-thirds of Israelis believe that victory will only be achieved when the Arabs recognize Israel as the nation state of the Jewish People
Gabbay said last week before the runoff that incumbent party leader Isaac Herzog didn't have to leave his post.
'Why was it necessary to take the body to the institute? After all, he was not the driver. He was sitting in the back seat.'
It's been 41 years since Yoni Netanyahu was laid to rest after leading the effort that saved 102 of 106 hostages in Entebbe.
'Let's say that the Defense Minister will decide to recommend to the post of Chief of Staff the most senior general among the command staff,' Shaked said, 'Would public opinion approve such a decision?'
'Most of the Jews in the United States, even those who come to Temple once in fifty years, or those that don’t come at all, are not Reform, and the Reform movement does not represent them.'
MK Eichler to JewishPress.com: The genealogical list will only be there for those who want to know whom they are marrying and who is Jewish according to Jewish law. Let them check the list. It is a FREE COUNTRY (sic) with free information and free choice.
The Knesset member is being flown back to Israel for further treatment as soon as possible.
One major event could sweep any of the four center-field players into or away from leading or becoming a major partner in a ruling coalition. The battle will be joined at the center, while the right and the left will see only minute changes.
Bennett noted that 'twice in the past 15 years we were a hair's breadth away from handing over the Temple Mount, the Mount of Olives, the City of David, and three quarters of the Old City to the Palestinians, by [former Prime Ministers] Barak and Olmert.'
Netanyahu, who left the Sharon government half an hour before the troops descended on the 8,600 Jewish residents of Gush Katif, back in 2005, has since managed to wiggle his way out of confrontational situations by making promises to evicted settlers – promises he very rarely kept, usually after concentrated public shaming.
In his ruling, Judge Itay Bresler-Gonen wrote that Ghattas "took advantage of his status as a member of the Knesset and the trust given him by the democratic system and the IPS.'