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20% Drop in Aliyah Numbers Blamed on Late Budget Allocations

"Currently, French nationals who are looking to emigrate have many options, so if we do not offer them at least what other countries are offering – we'll be facing stiff competition."

Shaked Picks Conservative Stein, Pro-Consumer Grosskopf, for Supreme Court

Settlement enterprise to breathe a sigh of relief as leftist Justice Yoram Danziger is retired.

Clarification on Pardons Issued by President Rivlin’s Office

The President's Office clarifies that IDF Sgt. Azaria himself, or an immediate relative or legally authorized representative must apply for clemency.

Swiss Government to De-Fund BDS in Israel, Palestinian Authority

Swiss lawmakers send about one million Swiss francs each year to an anti-Israel umbrella organization in Ramallah.

Bereaved MK Lashes Out at Finance Ministry Over Fire Crisis

MK Boker says government funding for fire buffer lines could have prevented injuries and property damage.

Israel’s Justice Minister: Judiciary Usurping Power Not Awarded by Law

Many are upset and believe that once again the court overstepped its mandate and the will of the people.

New Knesset Gun Lobby Advocates Wider Ownership

A significant percentage of terror attacks have been foiled by armed civilians and not by security personnel.

Brotherhood of Murdered Kin Protest Release of Arab Israelis (VIDEO)

Family members of those murdered by Arab terrorists who may be released will continue crying out for justice to every member of the Israeli government. They hope everyone else will also.

47.1% of Israeli-Arabs Prefer Ahmed Tibi

A poll of Israeli-Arabs showed that 47.1% want MK Ahmed Tibi as head of a united Arab list running for Knesset.

Israeli Defense Official: US Forking Over $100 Million for Tunnel Detection Research

Israeli residents living in the communities alongside the Gaza Strip border have been reporting hearing digging noises beneath their home.

New Report Shows Meretz, Foreign Funds, Behind ‘Religious Conspiracy’ Campaign

An in-depth, 50-page research report issued by the Hotam organization examines the connections, activities and sources of funding of the Free Israel movement, founded...

Next Coalition Crisis: Haredim Demand IDF Exemptions Or Else…

Opposition Chairman Yitzhak Herzog wondered if the ban included the pending budget vote, but did not receive an answer.

Canadian Prime Minister to Address the Knesset

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper will deliver a speech to the Knesset during his visit to Israel next month, Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein announced...

Poll: 77% of Israelis Oppose Bill to Ban Free Newspapers

The legislation targets the free daily Israel Hayom, the country’s top-read print newspaper for more than four years.

Israel Aborted Military Strike on Iran in 2012 Because of U.S. Ties

Israeli leaders are furious that plans for a military strike on Iran in 2012 were publicly revealed by former DM Ehud Barak.

Israel’s Controversial Plastic Bag Law Delayed

MK Miri Regev said the law is a difficult and complicated one, and it requires a serious discussion about its downsides, and therefore shouldn't be rushed into implementation.

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.

Swedish Zionist Federation Assembles Pro-Israel Rally

The Zionist Federation in Sweden held its fifth annual rally under the theme, 'Taking Back Zionism.'

Report: Bennett Mediates Compromise for Coalition

Jewish Home chairman Naftali Bennett has mediated a compromise between Yesh Atid leader Yair Lapid and Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu that will enable a...

With Tzipi Livni Declaring Today, Polls Give Likud a Clear Lead

The right-wing block would receive 70 seats, vs. 50 to the center-left, including the Arabs.

One Killed in Kafr Qassem; Arab Sector Declares General Strike

MK Odeh: "The least the police can do now is allow residents to protest as they please without police endangering them and their safety."

Arab MKs Plan to Walk Out on Pence’s Knesset Speech

The Arab MKs intend to take advantage of the live coverage of the speech worldwide and yell condemnations at the VP while filing out of the plenum.

Sharansky to Jewish Agency Board of Governors at ‘Egalitarian’ Kotel: We’re Stuck

We have seen no progress on any of these issues since the government’s regrettable decision in June.

Official: Israeli CEO Salary Cap Law May Result in Hundreds Fleeing Banking Industry

The banks fear that if the caps apply retroactively and include severance pay and pensions, a much larger number of bank officials would be seeking to leave before the law goes into effect in October.

Lapid’s Popularity Collapses in New Poll

A new Knesset Channel shows Yesh Atid party leader Yair Lapid in a severe meltdown in popularity, removing any doubts of the political law...

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