Physicians in the United States rack up some $200,000 in debt by the time they complete their studies, and they will never be able to pay it off while earning a military salary in Israel.
The Knesset is considering legislation to allow Israel to export medical marijuana. Ministers estimate sales of the product could inject as much as $1.1 billion into the Israeli economy.
“The current situation makes it too difficult for me to function,” he wrote, “and I don’t want to harm the work and functionality of the coalition."
MK Esawi Frej (Meretz) suggested that "if this proposal is passed, every job for the Arab sector will go to the Druze."
The High Court of Justice previously ruled that the minister may only take technical and economic considerations into account and he is forbidden from making halachic considerations.
The VP's trip to the Middle East has now been pushed to January 14.
"For three thousand years, Jerusalem has been the political capital and spiritual center of the Jewish People."
There are other purposes rather than deterrence to executing convicted terrorists, such as meeting the public's demand for clear justice and the need to avenge the victims of terrorism.
Herzl and Merav Hajaj, the parents of a young soldier killed by terrorists responded to the Court ruling, saying: "Unfortunately, the terrorists will continue to celebrate the future funerals with dancing and giving away candy."
Both Police Commissioner Roni Alsheikh and Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit criticized the bill.
The Knesset approved an amendment to a law that allows government to imprison infiltrators who do not agree to be evacuated voluntarily to a third country.
Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked, who proposed the bill said it formalized the existing situation.
The bullet-proof buses in Judea and Samaria – about 150 buses – haven’t been replaced for about 20 years.
Up to the last minute, it wasn't clear the bill had a chance of passing in the Knesset.
All five no-confidence motions submitted by opposition parties Monday were rejected by the plenum.
MK Tibi's visit "did not happen during a calm and serene time and was not made privately and discretely, rather in an overt and demonstrative way, as a clear provocation in a sensitive and stormy time."
Some 2,000 disabled youngsters ask to serve in the IDF each year, but only about 550 are recruited.
Several activists resisted the order to leave the committee chamber and some of them reacted violently: one activist stabbed another activist with his pen.
It's a shame that with all that impressive global influence, the PM did not manage to get himself invited to the meeting between representatives of the US, Russia and Jordan, that decided to allow Iran, Israel's sworn enemy, to camp as close as three miles from Israel's border.
"WPL believes that progress happens by convening women political leaders who have the drive and the influence to create positive change."
Donatille Mukabalisa, Speaker of the Chamber of Deputies of Rwanda—one of the few parliaments with a female majority—will address a panel discussion on women's empowerment and gender equality.
Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked (Habayit Hayehudi) is definitely one coalition member who would rather avoid Monday's vote.
"These works are carried out in the open and cause severe harm to the Jewish character of the State and severely hurt the feelings of millions of religious and traditional citizens in the State of Israel."
Bennett: "I cannot promise something beyond my power to deliver. But we'll do everything we can to protect this community."
MK Zahalka argued that goats are actually good for the environment, as they thin out the forests, making them easier to control in case of a fire.