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Likely Compromise Found in Coalition Rift over Reform, Conservative Mikvahs

7 Sivan 5776 – June 13, 2016
Last week, a Knesset committee debated a bill proposed by two ultra-Orthodox coalition partners determining that use of public mikvahs will be conducted strictly according to halakha.

MK Ayman Odeh Slammed by Danny Danon over Request to UN via Palestinian Authority

4 Sivan 5776 – June 10, 2016
Israel's UN Ambassador Danny Danon accused Knesset Member Ayman Odeh of "crossing a red line".

Knesset Committee Wants Less War on Cannabis, More War on Alcohol

4 Sivan 5776 – June 9, 2016
The committee heard the Israel Anti-Drug Authority CEO, Yair Geller, has resigned about a year and a half after being suspended for his role in a bribery scandal,

Arab Joint List MK Leader Condemns Tel Aviv Sarona Attack

Israeli Arab MK Ayman Odeh condemned the Tel Aviv Sarona attack but blamed the "occupation" for the shooting.

New Legislation Would Free Up $1.5 Billion in Credit for Israeli Housing Starts

The construction section of the current Sales Law is outdated, and has led real estate companies to develop their own ways of bypassing it, at the expense of their customers.

Heated Debate at Education Committee Emergency Session on Pro-BDS Israeli Academics

2 Sivan 5776 – June 8, 2016
The Im Tirtzu movement revealed the involvement of 20 Israeli academics in the proposed resolution of the American Anthropological Association (AAA) to join the boycott against Israel.

Reports Show 1 Million Gap Between Estimates on Number of ‘Palestinians’

Whether Area C becomes part of Israel or is handed over to the PA, "we should know how many potential Arab citizens we'll have in the state."

Haredi Party Spearheading Effort to Protect Israeli Religious Charities from US Tax Authorities

1 Sivan 5776 – June 7, 2016
Using the US' enormous economic clout, FATCA bullies the world's financial institutions into reporting on their American clients to Uncle Sam.

20% Drop in Aliyah Numbers Blamed on Late Budget Allocations

1 Sivan 5776 – June 6, 2016
"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."

MK Glick Gets 93,000 Signatures Supporting Jerusalem’s Unity

Each year, the printed collection of signatures, bound together in a book, is presented to a different MK.

Bennett: ‘You Can’t Be in Favor of Eretz Israel in Hebrew while Establishing the...

Ahead of coalition reshuffle, Bennett revving up attacks on Netanyahu, Liberman urging calm.

Likud, Labor MKs Conclude First Official Visit to Muslim Tajikistan

29 Iyyar 5776 – June 5, 2016
"Tajikistan is a Muslim state that has close economic, social and cultural ties with Iran."

Is Jerusalem Truly Israel’s Capital?

28 Iyyar 5776 – June 4, 2016
Since the international community relies on the 1947 UN partition plan regarding the legal status of Jerusalem, it refuses to recognize Israeli sovereignty over any part of the city.

Israeli Arab Pundit Urging Louis C.K. to Cause Trouble on Jerusalem Visit

27 Iyyar 5776 – June 3, 2016
"Only if he causes a political scandal that will dominate the local and world press, will I forgive him," Kashua vowed.

Unified Jerusalem Focus of Great Political Divisions

25 Iyyar 5776 – June 2, 2016
"Jerusalem will not remain Jewish, moral, whole and safe unless ... we urgently move towards an agreement between both nations, without delay and without excuses," Herzog stated.

Revealed: 10% of 2015 Attacks Perpetrated by Arabs-Turned-Israeli Via Family Reunification Law

The provision has been the subject of a tireless match of wills between the Supreme Court and the Knesset since 2004.

Analysis: MK Yehuda Glick Just Keeps On Glicking

23 Iyyar 5776 – May 31, 2016
Glick should beware, though, of his newly acquired power, and avoid delivering to the unschooled messages they cannot truly comprehend.

Likud MK Benny Begin Tears Into Liberman Supporters, Liberman Himself

Likud MK Benny Begin is outraged that fellow party members supported the appointment of new Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman.

US House Reps to Knesset: We’ll Continue Aiding Israeli Security

"The need for security in Israel is clear and there are no disputes. We shall continue assisting you on the matter."

Shaked’s Anti-Terror Law Approved for Second and Third Knesset Vote

22 Iyyar 5776 – May 30, 2016
Justice Minister Shaked issued a statement Monday, saying her bill will give security forces the power to fight terrorism while maintaining human rights.

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