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New Knesset Bill Mandates Human Option for Calling Customers

19 Tevet 5776 – December 30, 2015
"This is a familiar phenomenon to every one of us, when you call and are sent through an agonizing journey."

Labor MK: Chief Rabbinate’s Kashrut Monopoly Will End in my Lifetime

MK Uri Maklev (United Torah Judaism) addressed the demand for competition in the kashrut certification market and said that, by the same token, we can ask for competition in the issuing of health and fire certifications for hotels.

Knesset Names Auditorium after Speaker Who Tried to Blow Up Foreign Ministry

18 Tevet 5776 – December 29, 2015
In October 1952, Shilansky was arrested while attempting to bring a suitcase time bomb with 25 TNT tubes into the Israeli Foreign Ministry.

Newest MK: When Soldiers Are Defamed, I Am a Soldier, When a Girl Is...

“I am here with all of who and what I am, what I’ve chosen and what I haven’t, and am proud of being Jewish, Israeli, Mizrahi (origins in an Arab country), gay, Likudnik, hawk, liberal and free-market man.”

Can You Cry ‘Death to Arabs’ in Crowded Social Network? Knesset Committee Wants to...

17 Tevet 5776 – December 28, 2015
Deputy AG Nizri said that for every 100 complaints of incitement to violence, only one indictment is filed. “I do not believe in using indictments against words. I think the issue should be handled in the educational arena,” he said.

IDF to Change Israel’s Demographic Spread, Inducing Staff to Move South

Some $5 billion have been designated for the transfer of the IDF intelligence and communications bases, and another $800 million have been designated to support career soldiers' families.

Knesset Passes Law Making Judea and Samaria Division Part of WZO

15 Tevet 5776 – December 27, 2015
The bill will enshrine into law the WZO Settlement Division’s role in funding and developing rural Jewish communities in the Golan, Binyamin and Judea Hills, Jordan Valley, Hebron Hills and the Galilee and the Negev, subject, however, to the government’s approval.

Get Out your Knives: MK Smotrich Bill Lets Jews Pray on Temple Mount

12 Tevet 5776 – December 23, 2015
Things will not continue to be as they are now, based on the whim of a police officer who decides that Jews shouldn't pray.

MK Yair Lapid to ZAKA: You Are a Model of Coexistence

Meshi-Zahav told Lapid that Zaka volunteers "shoulder the burden" -- a line clipped right out of Lapid's anti-Haredi campaigns.

Ultra-Orthodox Victorious: Lapid’s Child Benefit Cuts Reversed

10 Tevet 5776 – December 21, 2015
Lapid' Yesh Atid party made cutting down Haredi dependence on the dole a priority in its election campaign.

Home Front Command: 188 Israeli Municipalities Can’t Deal with Emergencies

Most of the local councils that are expected to have a tough time dealing with emergencies are connected to the Arab sector.

MK Zoabi Charged with Insulting Public Servant for Cursing Cop

Zoabi humiliated the cops and told the crowd that "We should spit in their faces."

Ukraine’s Parliament Considers Using Israeli Knesset Attendance Board System

Ukraine's "Rada" (parliament) considers using the Israeli Knesset attendance board model to monitor lawmaker participation.

Shaked Pushes Compensation Bill for Owners of Land Transferred to PA under Oslo

The proposed law will view any area where control was transferred to the Palestinian Authority as land that was expropriated for public purposes, allowing the land holders to lay claim and receive compensation.

Justice Minister Wants More Jewish Law on Israel’s Books

6 Tevet 5776 – December 18, 2015
Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked accused the Israeli courts of ignoring Jewish law and promised to set up a steering committee to promote implementing the principles of Jewish law in the Israeli legal system.

Netanyahu to Limmud FSU: Bringing young Russian Jews to Judaism Is Holy Work

The Limmud FSU Israel festival kicks off Friday with a special musical performance devoted to singer and songwriter Naomi Shemer.

Herzog Vs. Netanyahu War of Words: Official Version [video]

5 Tevet 5776 – December 17, 2015
Herzog asked ”Why is it under your watch that the poor are getting poorer?"

MK Hanin Zoabi Denounces Lieberman’s Campaign Against Her as “Fascism”

4 Tevet 5776 – December 16, 2015
Avigdor Liberman recently announced his campaign to “remove Hanin Zoabi from the Knesset – for good!”

Left-Wing Arab MK in B’nei B’rak to Change Ultra-Orthodox Vote on Women Qadis

Frej's bill calls for including at least one woman among the Qadis-Muslim jurists in Israeli courts that operate under Sharia Law.

Knesset Committee Asking State Comptroller to Review Administrative Detention

Even the Left are beginning to question the ongoing administrative detention of Israeli citizens.

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