Meir Panim implements programs that serve Israel’s neediest populations with respect and dignity. Meir Panim also coordinated care packages for families in the South during the Gaza War.
Posted on: October 30th, 2013News & Views → Israel → Government
A gag order has been imposed on reporting details of the investigation, which means police are making progress.
Posted on: October 29th, 2013News & Views → Israel
The new law that the Knesset passed Monday night to allow couples to register for marriages wherever they want will help prevent civil marriages abroad and stop a wave of assimilation, according to the Tzohar Rabbinical Organization “Local rabbinates functioned as mini-monopolies, causing widespread resentment among both religious and secular couples,” the Tzohar group said. […]
Posted on: October 29th, 2013News & Views → Israel
Yair Lapid, chairman of the Yesh Atid party and Finance Minister, has agreed to a request from a Jewish Home Knesset Member to cancel a scheduled budget cut of $14 million (50 million shekels) earmarked for foreign students studying in yeshivas in Israel. The funds will be for Haredi as well as national religious yeshivas […]
Posted on: October 29th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Haredim
A seemingly minor law on where couples can register for marriage permits passed the Knesset and opens a new era in which Israelis will not be at the mercy of Haredi rabbis’ demands.
Posted on: October 28th, 2013News & Views → Eye on "Palestine"
Approximately 3,000 protesters, including Jewish Home party Knesset Members, protested at the Ofer prison near Jerusalem Monday night, where 26 terrorists will be freed during the night. Their “human chain” has no chance of stopping the release of terrorists, but the demonstrators hope their presence may add enough angry sentiment among Israelis to stop the […]
Posted on: October 27th, 2013News & Views → Eye on "Palestine"
The Jewish Home took a stand against freeing more terrorists. It knew it would lose. The Likud won the battle but may have lost the next war – the one that is fought at the election polls.
Posted on: October 27th, 2013News & Views → Israel → Government
Tzipi Livni needs a law that says she can't release killer prisoners like she needs a hole in the head, but you can't say "hole in the head" in Israel – the term may be Rabinized.
Posted on: October 24th, 2013News & Views → Israel → Aliyah
Failure is an orphan in the Shas-Lieberman campaign aftermath – and winners in Israel don't get the "gracious" thing.
Posted on: October 23rd, 2013News & Views → Business and Economy
In an election that failed to alter the top of the municipal map, all the important changes took place in small places.
Posted on: October 22nd, 2013News & Views → Global
The warped “Jewish and democratic” equation is about to be bent out of shape again with Yesh Atid bills to allow homosexual “unions” and public bus transportation on the Sabbath.
Posted on: October 22nd, 2013News & Views → Eye on "Palestine"
Israel insisted in July that it would release 104 terrorists in four stages as a test of Abbas’ willingness for peace. Three murders and two attempted murders later, Israel will bow to Kerry for stage two.
Posted on: October 21st, 2013News & Views → Eye on "Palestine"
The “peace talks” would explode if the Knesset were to virtually eliminate the chance of dividing Jerusalem. Count on Netanya and Livni to force a Knesset panel to change a decision that could blow up the talks.
Posted on: October 20th, 2013News & Views → Israel → Government
The US enjoys a “check and balances” system of legislative, judicial and executive powers. In Israel, the leftwing keeps an imbalance. The rightwing is too immature to succeed to pass a bill to change it.
Posted on: October 20th, 2013News & Views → News Briefs
MK Moshe Feiglin sustained injures in a bicycle accident Sunday morning. Feiglin was out on his bike, riding on the Samaria lanes when he fell off in one of the dry riverbeds and sustained a strong blow to his shoulder. He managed to contact the local EMT and his town’s four-wheel drive security vehicle rescued […]
Posted on: October 18th, 2013News & Views → Israel → Government
Jewish Home probably siphoned off 2 seats from Lapid and 1 from Shas, to grow to 15 seats in this survey.
Posted on: October 16th, 2013News & Views → Eye on "Palestine"
In Deri's own words: if the Haredim aren't united next week around Moshe Leon's candidacy, they'll be "losing the chance to take down the coalition in the next three years."
Posted on: October 15th, 2013News & Views → Business and Economy
Israel’s new offshore gas industry will generate $60 billion in revenues in Israel over the next 20 years, Finance Minister and Yesh Atid party chairman Yair Lapid told the Knesset in its first day of the winter session Monday. He charged the Opposition with damaging the economy by placing obstacles to the natural gas hook-up, […]
Posted on: October 14th, 2013News & Views → Israel
A new highway planned for the entrance to Jerusalem and to bring motorists through the Har Nof neighborhood will be named after Rabbi Ovadia Yosef whose home was located there. Transportation Minister Yisrael Katz said Highway 16, to be named in memory of the rabbi, will connect with the entrance to Begin Highway near Sha’arei […]
Posted on: October 11th, 2013News & Views → Israel
The Likud-Beiteinu party and the Jewish Home parties would collectively win six more seats in the Knesset if elections were held today, according to a new poll conducted by Smith Institute for Globes business newspaper. Labor, headed by Shelly, Yachimovich, would gain one more seat, while Yesh Atid, headed by Yair Lapid would sink form […]
Posted on: October 11th, 2013News & Views → Eye on "Palestine"
Yair Lapid, Israel’s Finance Minister and leader of the number two Yesh Atid party in the coalition government, met with U.S. Vice President Joe Biden and other top U.S. officials Thursday. Lapid, who was in Washington to attend a round of World Bank and International Monetary Fund meetings, sat down with Biden, Treasury Secretary Jack […]
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