"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."
The raises are expected to cost the Israeli taxpayer approximately NIS 2 million ($600 million) per year.
Shas, which initiated the Supermarket Law, is not benefiting from it for the time being, and is expected to win only 4 seats (down from 7) – barely passing the threshold, if that.
The opposition seized the moment and asked to cut the debate on the bill and go directly to a vote – knowing they could carry the day, with the other side caught unsuspecting.
He interpreted President Trump's declaration on Jerusalem to mean that "the limits of Israeli sovereignty in Jerusalem are determined by negotiations."
MK Yulia Malinovsky, whose coalition party Yisrael Beiteinu broke rank and voted against the bill, asked the Likud members from the podium Monday night when did they become a Haredi party.
"We're leaving here worried because we've heard a kind of stutter here [from the experts]," Gafni rebuked the committee's guest experts.
The 2019 budget proposal also includes a cut of $29 million in the absorption budget for new olim, so that financial and other assistance will be allocated only to olim who can prove poverty. Because that's what Israel wants to encourage: more indigent olim.
Bennett views himself as Netanyahu's natural successor – and to get there, being nice to the PM is hardly a prerequisite.
MK Robert Ilatov: "All those who claim that we can lose our deterrence against terrorist organizations [if we apply the death penalty], will those people tell me if imprisonment of terrorists is a deterrence?"
MK Glick's spokesperson confirmed the incident did indeed take place. The measure was closely debated, but generally votes are put off when a death has taken place.
"The IDF's withdrawal from Lebanon and the disengagement plan from the Gaza Strip have proven that terrorist elements […] enter the areas from which Israel withdraws."
In June, Yehuda Glick posted an emotional call on his Facebook page and his personal Twitter account, calling on people to pray for his wife's recovery.
At present, Israel is home to an estimated 40,000 infiltrators from Africa.
Today, new laws enacted by the Knesset are not applied directly to Israeli citizens living in the liberated territories, but require the involvement of the military government.
Before the vote, there was a vociferous confrontation between MK Oren Hazan (Likud) and MK Hanin Zoabi (Joint Arab List) Arab List), during which she called him a pimp and he informed her that he couldn't get even a two-legged goat for her.
As with Guatemala, the embassies will transfer from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem only after the relocation of the U.S. Embassy.
Following the incident, Hamas condemned Hazan as a sadist, saying his behavior mirrored that of "the occupation," which the Knesset Guards evaluated as a threat on the MK's life.
"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."
"God bless you, my friend, President Morales. God bless both our countries – Israel and Guatemala. We are waiting for you here in Jerusalem."
Deputy Knesset Speaker MK Yisrael Eichler (United Torah Judaism) compared the women's committee's visit to Beit Shemesh to a visit by supporters of Rabbi Meir Kahane to Umm al-Fahm.
The measure would apply to Arabs living in Jerusalem and the Golan, who are involved in terrorist activity.
The Likud is projected to lose six seats, coming in second with only 24 and with a trail of corruption—alleged and proven, that would likely sentence it to a term on the opposition benches.
"I, too, lived on this earth before the mid-1990s," Shaked said. "I still remember Israel before the Basic Laws. Sometimes the laws were more successful and sometimes less. We were not the land of the sons of darkness, nor were we redeemed by the sons of light."
Oren also suggested the United States close the PLO mission in Washington DC in response to the vicious anti-American campaign waged by the Palestinian Authority's leading Fatah faction.