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MK Zoabi Suspended for Calling IDF Soldiers ‘Murderers’

After reviewing video footage of MK Zoabi’s comments at the meeting, the Ethics Committee decided that use of word “murderers" for soldiers acting in the name of the state could not be defended.

Kahlon: Netanyahu Must Resign following an Indictment

"Once the proceedings are exhausted and the attorney general announces he decided to file an indictment against the prime minister – the prime minister would not be able to continue serving as prime minister while under the indictment."

Likud MK Oren Hazan Injured in Car Accident

The accident comes less than a year after Hazan’s driving license was returned after it was suspended for a speeding violation.

2019 Israeli Budget Increases Spending on Unprecedented Scale – While Lowering Taxes

The budget for next year will stand at 479.6 billion shekels ($140 billion), an increase of 4.3% compared to the 2018 budget, and an increase of 24.9% compared to the 2015 budget.

Torah Students’ Enlistment Bill Passes Preliminary Vote But Its Future Is Doubtful

"No one thinks that forced recruitment would lead to mass mobilization," Shaked said, adding, "The army does not want tens of thousands of Haredim to enlist now."

A First: Knesset Bans Arab MKs from BDS-Funded Flights

These rules were added following a decision taken two months ago by the House Committee under then chairman MK Yoav Kish (Likud).

Israel Escapes Early Elections as Coalition Stabilizes

The agreement worked out between the parties states plainly that a stable government is in Israel’s best interest.

Shas Minister Resigns, Replaced by Son

Azoulay made headlines in 2015, when he said that Reform Judaism is "a disaster for the nation of Israel."

Ministerial Committee Approves Litzman-Netanyahu Compromise Haredi Service Bill

Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked reiterated her view that "the crisis is solvable and not fundamental."

Rav Ovadia Yosef’s Daughter: It’s Time for Shas to Disappear

Adina Bar-Shalom attacks Shas chairman Aryeh Deri: "He has changed since he entered prison, completely deteriorated."

Liberman’s Party Refusing to Support IDF Draft Compromise

"We will not support any law unless it passes through the defense establishment. We will not support an 'Israbluff' vote and similar combos. We will vote against. We have no intention of voting for it."

Coalition Crisis is Over: UTJ Council of Torah Sages Approves Military Draft Bill, Budget...

The government will inspect the general draft quotas every five years. If the haredi population fails to meet the targets, the law automatically expires.

Bennett: I’ll Run Against Netanyahu if He Declares Elections for Personal Reasons

Bennett told Israel Radio that the crisis in the government is "a fake crisis that can be solved."

Netanyahu to Haredi Partners: In Return for Draft Concessions, No More Explosions Until Nov....

If the Gerrer Rebbe sticks to his guns about running the full vote on the bill to end before ever tending to the budget bill, it would effectively spell the end of Netanyahu's coalition government.

Defense Minister Calls Emerging Draft Compromise ‘Capitulation to Haredi Blackmail’

"Anyone who wants to surrender to blackmail, let them surrender surrender, Yisrael Beiteinu will support only a bill drafted by the defense establishment and the IDF," Liberman declared.

Knesset Authorizes Interior Minister to Revoke Terrorists’ Permanent Residency Status

The High Court ruled that the Interior Ministry did not have the authority to strip the four Hamas members of the PA parliament of their residency status, but allotted the government six months to draft a law that would empower the state in that venue.

New Law Grants Police Authority to Keep Terrorists’ Bodies

Police conditions could limit the size, location, timing, and attendance of the burial ceremony and a body could be kept until the family agrees to the terms.

Urgent News: Draft Law Stalemate Continues, Coalition Crisis Still Looming

"I respect rabbis. I do not interfere with their affairs (meaning Liberman et al), so they should not interfere with what the rabbis are telling me."

Former Liberman MK Launching Not Left or Right, But Periphery Party

Orly Levy-Abekasis, 45, is the daughter of former Likud Minister and kingmaker David Levy, who championed the downtrodden Jews from Arab countries.

Finance Minister Ups Ante: By Passover Seder, No Budget – No Kahlon

In response, UTJ Chairman Moshe Gafni said during a Knesset Finance Committee discussion: "Then there will be a Seder night without a finance minister."

Finance, Defense Ministers Consider Quitting Over Litzman’s Haredi Draft Law Threats

“I don’t see how I can continue to function as a finance minister if the budget isn’t passed,” Kahlon said .

Knesset Calling on Germany, Israel, to Raise Pensions of Survivors ‘Who Can’t Live in...

According to the Holocaust Survivors' Rights Authority at the Finance Ministry, some 6,200 Holocaust survivors who live in Israel receive pension payments from Germany.

‘Fake Crisis’ Could Spell End of Netanyahu’s Government

If Bibi goes to war and declares new elections – be certain that the next coalition deal is already in his back pocket.

Yair Lapid Uses Fake Haredi Supporter to Drive Home Anti-Haredi Message

The Yesh Atid leader was quick to take advantage of the coalition crisis and arrived with signs and activists at the Tel Aviv train station, where became apparent that one of them, who looked spot-on Haredi, wasn't.

UTJ’s Gur Faction Deciding Future of Netanyahu’s Government

Should the coalition crisis persist, and either Kulanu or UTJ brings down the Netanyahu government, new elections are expected in June.

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