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Report: Netanyahu Wants to Lower Vote Threshold to Save Shas But Dery, Liztman Balk

The Interior Minister is opposed to lowering the threshold, fearing that this would let his rival, Eli Yishai, enter the Knesset.

New Bill Offers Tax Deduction to Minority Towns Whose Sons Serve in the IDF

"Israel is and will remain a Jewish state, but we cannot forget the minorities who have tied their fates to the state's."

Netanyahu: ‘In Next Election, 40 Knesset Seats is the Objective’

Elections are currently scheduled for November 5, 2019, unless elections are held.

Panicked Israeli Opposition Attacking Arab MKs’ Plan to Seek UN Condemnation of Israel

Israel's political system was shaken up Sunday after a revelation that the PA plans to seek UN condemnation of Israel over the Nationality Law, with support from the Joint Arab List.

Knesset Health Committee Schedules Emergency Session on West Nile Virus

The committee intends to build an immediate strategy to end the outbreak of the disease in the country.

Treason: Arab MKs Join PA in Declaring July 19 ‘Israeli Apartheid Day’

In 2015, South African MP Joseph Meshoe said: "There is a widespread allegation, really a slander, that Israel is an apartheid state. That notion is simply wrong. It is inaccurate and it is malicious."

Gaza Expulsion Day – What Did Israeli Pols Predict 13 Years Ago?

Defense Minister Shaul Mofaz: "We will be in of control of the envelope around the fence, and the level of terror will drop in the Gaza Strip, as pragmatic forces will rise."

New Bill Would Force Parents to Vaccinate Children

"Every parent knows perfectly well how viruses jump from one child to the next in kindergarten."

Litzman: No Compromise On Draft Law

Litzman: We have no interest in going to elections, but we can’t compromise on such a substantial and fundamental issue.

Can Coalition Haredim Live with It? Court Orders New Draft Law in 4 Months

The High Court of Justice on Tuesday night approved a four-month extension for the government to pass the new IDF draft, after which Haredi...

Report: NIF, EU, UN Drive Ferocious Campaign to Quash Israel’s Nationality Law

The Struggle Headquarters propaganda maliciously misrepresents the law, using a false comparison between two Border Guard officers, one a Jew, the other a Druze.

Irate Smotrich Demands Netanyahu, Shaked, Intervene in Rabbinate’s Anti-Settlements Move

MK Bezalel Smotrich (Habayit Hayehudi) on Monday sent an angry letter to Prime Minister Netanyahu and Justice Minister Shaked, protesting the decision to discriminate...

Knesset Committee Ratifies Anti-Prostitution Bill

The bill does not target those who only want to pay for the services of a woman's womb.

Quietly, Netanyahu Approves Renovations of Kotel Mixed Prayer Plaza

All we need now are actual Reform and Conservative Jews to show up once the plaza is renovated.

Druze General Taking Ride on Nationality Law: Netanyahu’s Offer Humiliating

In March 2017, Asad was arrested together with 12 others on suspicion of conspiring to commit a crime, money laundering, fraud and breach of trust.

Netanyahu, Druze Leaders Reach Deal to End Rift Over Nation-State Law

The law will include support for community religious, cultural and educational institutions; and the strengthening of Druze towns and villages.

IDF Suspends Druze Officer After Public Protest Against Nation-State Law

Somehow Israel's minority populations have been led to believe their rights have been or will be abrogated by the passage of this basic law.

Early Survey Shows Modest Majority of Israeli Jews Supporting Nationality Law

Not surprisingly, a full 84% of the Arab public thinks there was no need to legislate the Nationality Law.

Daughter of Shas Party Founder Rav Ovadia Establishes New Party

The party list features names from a variety of sides inside Israeli society.

Netanyahu to Set Up Team to Strengthen Ties with Druze Community

Druze MKs argue that the law violates fundamental rights such as the right to equality, and doesn’t give equal status to non-Jewish minorities.

PM Netanyahu Defends Nation-State Law

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu strongly defended the new Jewish Nation-State Basic Law that was voted in last week.

Report: Habayit Hayehudi Will Oppose Any Kahlon Attempt to Alter Nationality Law

The Habayit Hayehudi Knesset faction will resolutely oppose any attempt by Kulanu and Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon to make any changes in the Nationality...

Labor Arab MK Resigns over Nationality Law, Will Be Replaced by an Oleh from...

Bahloul will presumably be replaced by Robert Tiviaev, a Russian Jewish oleh.

Kahlon, Bennett, Regret Parts of Nationality Law, Promise Amendments

"There is a specific flaw in the law concerning our Druze brothers which must be rectified, but the law itself is essential and will remain in place."

Tzipi Livni to be the New Knesset Opposition Leader

Gabai and Livni agreed to appoint Livni as opposition leader, while letting Gabai keep his hopes up for the Prime Minister's position.

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