The "difficulties" came in the form of both ultra-Orthodox parties in Netnayahu's coalition who declared their absolute objection to any official recognition of any Reform presence.
"We need an Israeli, not a Belgian Chief of Staff."
"Burning a flag is an aggressive act which has an element of incitement against the sovereign.”
"Shabbat does not belong only to religious Jews.”
Smotrich argued that the political leadership are confusing laws with morality, and worse, they're inventing twisted moral values.
Odeh defended his remarks, claiming that he and other Arab Knesset members had been called “terrorists” and “Hamas representatives” in the past without sanction.
Some in the government have warned that the proposed bill would ruffle too many feathers over in Washington.
The AG says the billviolates the core of the right to religious freedom and the right to equality.
It appears that the bill will pass but will then be amended heavily in committee.
Tel Aviv was named the world's number one gay city by an American Airlines and GayCities.com survey of gay travelers.
Immigration from Ukraine and France has decreased because the immigrants' needs are not being sufficiently met, particularly in the fields of employment and education.
The unanimous decision was received with applause by all the MKs present — a rare feat in a house that's split down the middle.
Bogie Ya'alon's assessment: aftermath of Obama's policies in the Middle East leaves Israel in a worse neighborhood.
The courts will be given the power to revoke a corporation's business license and building permits for violating the new amendment.
“If gravestones are defaced, then our country itself is defaced.," Merkel said.
Since last September, 73 terror attacks occurred within the "green line" out of a total of 223 attacks.
Last month, IDF Chief of Staff Maj. Gen. Gadi Eizenkot belittled the value of the sages' teaching, calling it "strictly a slogan."
The Gafni bill is intended to bypass a Supreme Court ruling that allowed Reform and Conservative converts to dip in state run mikvahs.
64% of Israelis believe the United Arab List MKs should be sanctioned, compared with 24% who oppose the idea.
The bill is considered contentious by some who argue that it constitutes a contravention of international law.
Once again, Liberman criticized Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon in their handling of the wave of terror attacks.
Of the 350,000 non-Jews who have immigrated to Israel, only 3,600 convert each year.
What appears to be a bill driven by the urgent need to block Reform expansion in Israel may really be a land grab on the part of the Haredim.
29% of women and 24% of men do not feel safe approaching police for help.
An improper situation was created within the very legislature that enacted the Prevention of Sexual Harassment Law.