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Regavim Responds to Yediot Hatchet Job: Regulation Law Just and Moral, We Proudly Endorse...

Regavim responded to an extensive hatchet article in Yediot Ahronot claiming the movement backed the Knesset Regulation Law because it solves personal land-ownership issues for the movement's leaders.

Knesset Committee Disregards Counsel’s Opinion, Approves Fines for Boycotts

The committee's legal advisory team recommended that “alternatives to the proposed arrangement should be considered that would be congruent with accepted constitutional tests.”

Knesset Committee Hearing Cut Short by Guest Drinking 30 Grams of Cannabis Oil

"I’m scared to death of being confined to a wheelchair again. And the parents here are afraid their children will start twitching again. If you will dare touch the strains, we will turn to the High Court of Justice. I am not going back to the wheelchair.”

Knesset Disqualifies Arab Bill Rejecting Israel as a Jewish State

The decision to ban a Knesset debate on the proposed “Basic Law: A Country of All Its Citizens” was adopted by a vote of 7-2. MK Bezalel Smotrich (Habayit Hayehudi) abstained.

MK: 6,000 Gaza Sick Treated by Israel, None by Egypt

"The agenda was supposed to be a discussion on the current situation of the women of Sderot. But it somehow changed without our knowing about it to a discussion of how the women are doing in Gaza."

At Least 40 MKs Approved Removing Zoabi

Zoabi's impeachment is being sought for her call a few weeks ago to millions of Arabs to move on Jerusalem.

Knesset Committee Debates Troubled Conversion Policy, Banning of Venice Chief Rabbi

Venice Chief Rabbi Rabbi Bahbout disregarded the status quo and declared that he would convert people from all over Italy in his court, including those who had been rejected in the courts in Milan and Rome.

Knesset Approves Debate on Recognizing Armenian Holocaust

"Since when does Ankara pull our moral strings? Does history change according the nature of relations with a leader like Erdogan?" Speaker Edelstein wondered.

AG: In Israel, If You Want to Be a Cohen – You’re a Cohen,...

When same-sex couples approach the Interior Ministry with a request for one spouse to take on his/her spouse's name Cohen or Levy, "they encounter difficulties and even refusal."

Knesset Bill to Retire Fax Machines in Public Entities

'We used to have an email but a lot of people used it so we went back to the fax.'

Who Knew: Guatemala Has an ‘Israel Friendship Law’

The MKs thanked the Guatemalan lawmakers for the moving gesture, with MK Bar saying, "Guatemala is one of the best friends of Israel and the Jewish People."

Education Ministry Avoids Conflict with Yeshivas Banning Haredi Soldiers’ Children

MK Aliza Lavie (Yesh Atid) said, “I receive many calls from women whose husbands serve in the army and their children are not accepted into schools or preschools, because they are always last in line.”

On Counsel’s Advice Women Invited to Apply for Knesset Rabbi’s Post

The new tender is expected to omit the requirement for an ordination, and will require instead a bachelor's degree and a kashrut supervisor's certificate.

Coalition Partners Ban No-Shows at Upcoming Pivotal Knesset Summer Session

The official language of the state will be only Hebrew, with Arabic being downgraded to a special status.

Bennett, Shaked, Demand End-Run Around High Court to Expel Illegal Africans

Bennett is demanding that the ministerial committee convene this week, claiming that if the issue is postponed until after Independence Day it would evaporate for lack of public interest.

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.

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.

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."

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.

Haredi Draft Circumvention Law Could Trigger New Elections Nobody Wants

The clash over the bill is reaching the point where the gloves would be pulled off and the political fisticuffs could start.

Two Meretz Leaders Quit Race, Clearing Path to Chairmanship for Pro-Weed MK Zandberg

Gal-On resigned from the Knesset last November in order to convince the party establishment to transfer the picking of a chairman and a Knesset list of candidates to the general membership in the primaries.

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.

‘Detained Congressmen’s Visit Focused on Jerusalem, Sovereignty, Security

Before this article went to press, Congressmen Tipton and McKinley were detained by Israeli police for daring to pick up an olive branch which...

Poll Gives Beleaguered Netanyahu Huge Lead Boosting Election Speculations

Should the indictments against him include breach of trust, Netanyahu is likely to ask for the public's renewed trust at the polls.

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