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Proposed Knesset Bill Allows Return to Northern Samaria Communities

"No change has taken place with ‎respect to the status of the area or the military presence on the ground," the bill states.

Senior Labor MK Calling on Party to ‘Sober Up,’ Impose Sovereignty on Settlements

"Once a binding definition of the settlement blocs has been determined, Israeli law must be applied to them in full," MK Cabel demands.

Knesset Rejects Leftwing Motion to Investigate Police Violence against Pro-Gaza Rioters

"The brutal conduct of the demonstrators was documented, several demonstrators were arrested and the police is currently working with the State Attorney’s Office to formulate indictments,” Erdan said.

Knesset Approves Debate on Recognizing Armenian Holocaust

"Since when does Ankara pull our moral strings? Does history change according the nature of relations with a leader like Erdogan?" Speaker Edelstein wondered.

New Judeo-Christian ‘Biblical Bloc’ to Run for Knesset

"The Biblical bloc protects everyone who believes in the Bible and opposes the ethnic cleansing of Jews and Christians from the Land of Israel."

AG: In Israel, If You Want to Be a Cohen – You’re a Cohen,...

When same-sex couples approach the Interior Ministry with a request for one spouse to take on his/her spouse's name Cohen or Levy, "they encounter difficulties and even refusal."

Camel Law Approved by Knesset Committee

Camel owners will bear criminal responsibility for accidents and damages caused by their animals.

Knesset Bill to Retire Fax Machines in Public Entities

'We used to have an email but a lot of people used it so we went back to the fax.'

Who Knew: Guatemala Has an ‘Israel Friendship Law’

The MKs thanked the Guatemalan lawmakers for the moving gesture, with MK Bar saying, "Guatemala is one of the best friends of Israel and the Jewish People."

50 MKs Endorse Bill Recognizing Turkey’s Armenian Genocide

The bill is drawing support from Likud, Zionist Camp, Habayit Hayehudi, Shas and Meretz, as well as Knesset Speaker Edelstein.

Education Ministry Avoids Conflict with Yeshivas Banning Haredi Soldiers’ Children

MK Aliza Lavie (Yesh Atid) said, “I receive many calls from women whose husbands serve in the army and their children are not accepted into schools or preschools, because they are always last in line.”

Knesset Warns of Cannabis Export Prospects Strangled by Red Tape

Internal Affairs Committee Chairman MK Kisch on the delay in the export of medical cannabis: “Economic window of opportunity is closing before our very eyes.”

Netanyahu Wants to Lower the Electoral Threshold

The Likud's two most reliable partners may not pass the electoral threshold in the next election.

Knesset: Pregnant Women Shouldn’t Stand in Line

The bill proposes to determine that wherever the public is being served by waiting in line, service provider will provide the service to pregnant women without waiting in line.

Knesset Committee Chair: Rights of Lone, Elderly Olim Must Equal Oleh Families

"Lone new immigrants should not be discriminated against, they should receive the full rights that are granted to new immigrant families and couples."

Ahead of Knesset Vote, Defense Ministry Releases Figures on PA Stipends For Terrorists

Over a NIS 1 billion is annually given to terrorists by the Palestinian Authority.

Override Bill Passed by Ministerial Committee

The proposed measure now goes to the floor of the Knesset for a vote by the plenum.

Knesset Gives Preliminary Approval to Making Israel the State of the Jewish People

"The Nationality Law is the insurance policy we leave behind for future generations."

On Counsel’s Advice Women Invited to Apply for Knesset Rabbi’s Post

The new tender is expected to omit the requirement for an ordination, and will require instead a bachelor's degree and a kashrut supervisor's certificate.

Report: Former Chief Rabbi Engineering Deri’s Ouster

The likelihood of the illustrious Sephardi party disappearing from Israel's political map altogether over the prolonged strife between the two leaders, Deri and Yishai, is alarming to the Sephardi religious establishment.

Government Approves NIS 20 Million Plan to Boost Hi-Tech in Arab Sector

“The committee has instructed the Ministry of Economy to implement the decision within 90 days."

Bennett, Shaked, Threaten Walkout If Netanyahu Drops Court-Bypass Legislation

The high court president conditioned her meeting with the PM on his suspending the legislation, to which he acquiesced.

Twitter Suspends MK Smotrich Account over Angry Tamimi Message

Smotrich tweeted: "I'm really sad [...] that she's under arrest, I think she had to take a bullet, at least in the knee, which would have put her under house arrest for life."

Coalition Partners Ban No-Shows at Upcoming Pivotal Knesset Summer Session

The official language of the state will be only Hebrew, with Arabic being downgraded to a special status.

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