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Knesset Speaker: No Words to Describe Hypocrisy of Hosting Rouhani on Holocaust Day

Rouhani will address UNESCO, the United Nation's science and culture organization, on International Holocaust Remembrance Day.

Foreign Affairs, Security and Education the Focus for Day 3 of CoP Mission

Israeli Opp. Leader Herzog acknowledged that Israel is in the midst of the Third Intifada.

Knesset Passes Shabbat Work Permits Law with Halakhic Stipulations

"These works, carried out in public, severely harm both the Jewish character of the state and the feelings of millions of religious and traditional residents in the State of Israel."

Whatever Happened to Those Likud Victories?

Two months ago the Likud announced two major victories, yet since then, neither has made it over the finish line.

Government Approves ‘Equal Burden’ Bill Enlisting Haredim

According to the new bill, beginning in 2017, every young Jew over the age of 18 will be obligated to join the army.

Speaker Edelstein Asking Police Chief Alsheikh for Clarifications on ‘MKs List’

Speaker Edelstein accepted the police chief's explanation, but said that the leaked document casts a cloud over all MKs.

Survey: If Elections Were Held Today Likud Down 3 Seats, Coalition Down to 57

Naftali Bennett's Religious Zionist startup goes up from 8 to 11, likely those seats that were lured by Netanyahu in the last elections.

Avigdor Liberman, Tough Foreign Minister, is Back

With a unanimous acquittal of corruption charges under his belt, Avigdor Liberman returned to his post Monday as Israel's Foreign Minister.

Shas to Split Up but How about the Jewish Home?

Deri is getting rid of Yishai, and Uri Ariel is making noise about dividing the Jewish Home Party.

Bennett Leads Improvised 5K Race in Memory of the Victims

"In the last few days I've heard that residents are afraid to leave the house and that's exactly what the Terror wants: that we'll be afraid, that we won't leave the house, that we'll lose our normal lives.

Moving Left, Rav Ovadia Recrowns Deri as Shas Boss

The countdown to a Shas+UTJ replacement of Bennett in the government may have begun.

Shas Chairman: Torah Study More Important than Being Minister

When the Shas Sephardi Haredi religious party is really to give up a Cabinet post for the sake of funding for yeshivas, you know they are really getting nervous.

Israel’s State Prosecutor to Appeal Olmert Acquittals

Israel's state prosecutor will appeal the acquittals of former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert in two of three cases decided earlier this year.

Defense Ministry to Secure Immunity from Prosecution for IDF Fighting Forces

The law will not protect soldiers accused of looting, destruction of property, taking bribes, bullying, and sexual offenses.

Justice Minister Berates Left as NGO Transparency Bill Passes First Reading

The Dutch ICCO wanted to pay $47,000 Breaking the Silence for 90 incriminating testimonies against IDF soldiers, that's $521 for every Israeli soldier's head.

Ghattas to Plead Guilty, Two Years Jail Expected

State prosecutors will also ask the court to attach a clause of moral turpitude to the confession.

Forget Samaria, Welcome to Eastern Metropolitan Tel Aviv

'The addition of 100,000 housing units in the area from Alfei Menashe to Modi'in Illit has the potential of lowering housing prices, and is a solution for those who want to live in Gush Dan.'

Knesset Approves Natural Gas Outline

The Knesset approves a gas outline which also transfers authority from the economy minister to the government.

Lying in State [photos]

Shimon Peres was brought to Jerusalem ahead of his funeral.

Arab MK Describes Terrorists As “Precious Sons”

One of the three Arab MKs who visited the families of terrorists last Tuesday attempted to justify the actions of the terrorists on Palestinian television yesterday.

Habayit Hayehudi Bill Curbs High Court’s Authority to Overturn Laws

Ministers Naftali Bennett and Ayelet Shaked formulated a legal plan whose goal is to complete a constitution for Israel that will restore balance between the three branches of government in Israel.

Haredi MK Banished from Knesset Two Weeks for Handcuff Gimmick

The Knesset will be lacking one of its more colorful Knesset Members for two weeks following an Ethics Committee decision to punish Haredi MK...

Lapid Clashing Openly with Haredi MKs as Country Cheers

It was that kind of a parliamentary confrontation, stormy, angry, and deliciously witty.

Pence Scheduled to Address Knesset January 22 Barring Changes

"This speech is one that we will listen to with utmost attention, and here in the Knesset we will make every effort to host Vice President Pence in the most proper and impressive manner."

Labor Boss Herzog Interrogated with a Warning for 2nd Time

Police want to know whether Herzog set up a parallel campaign center whose assignment was to find out and publish dirt on MK Shelly Yachimovich.

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