Netanyahu told the three Haredi coalition leaders at the meeting, who insist they oppose the draft law in its present form: "I do not want new elections, but I'm not afraid of elections, and if there are elections, I'll do fine."
The bill prohibits as criminal offenses the filming, photographing, recording or distribution of video or audio footage documenting soldiers while they are carrying out their duty.
"The main fear is that 2019 will be the sixth drought year and, as a result, in certain places there may be disruptions in the supply of water.”
The new bill seeks to permit a first-degree relative or guardian to review the adoption file of family members who have disappeared, been kidnapped or whose fate is unknown.
Liberman: “IDF soldiers are subjected to an attack from home by haters of Israel and supporters of terrorism who seek to humiliate and harm them."
“We are preparing a new plan to support Gaza-vicinity communities, similar to that which was implemented after operation Protective Edge.”
Heniyeh blessed Tibi in honor of the Muslim Eid al-Fitr holiday.
"I hope the citizens of South Korea will gain the quiet they have been seeking for years.”
Defense Ministry, Civil Administration, Reject Bill Transferring Arab Land Appeals to Civilian Courts
Attorney Marganit Levy, representing the Justice Ministry, told the committee: "The Administrative Affairs Court has more ability than the High Court of Justice to clarify factual matters."
Apparently, according to a behind-the-scenes agreement, in return for the Haredim blocking the Kisch bill, the Joint Arab List will support the latest Haredi-inspired version of IDF draft law.
The culture that has developed over the past few decades in the government ministries—regardless of which parties were at the helm—gives the legal counselors a tremendous power over their bosses, the elected officials.
Regavim responded to an extensive hatchet article in Yediot Ahronot claiming the movement backed the Knesset Regulation Law because it solves personal land-ownership issues for the movement's leaders.
"If only two Knesset members from the coalition would have voted in favor of the bill as they promised," said Shaffir, "today we would have made history."
The committee's legal advisory team recommended that “alternatives to the proposed arrangement should be considered that would be congruent with accepted constitutional tests.”
The Joint Arab List has announced it plans to petition the European Broadcasting Union to cancel the Eurovision Song Contest, scheduled to take place in Jerusalem.
"How can we complain about MK Zoabi when she is sitting here only because the High Court of Justice annulled the decision of the Central Elections Committee to disqualify her and prevent this disgrace from serving in the Knesset."
"I’m scared to death of being confined to a wheelchair again. And the parents here are afraid their children will start twitching again. If you will dare touch the strains, we will turn to the High Court of Justice. I am not going back to the wheelchair.”
The decision to ban a Knesset debate on the proposed “Basic Law: A Country of All Its Citizens” was adopted by a vote of 7-2. MK Bezalel Smotrich (Habayit Hayehudi) abstained.
"The agenda was supposed to be a discussion on the current situation of the women of Sderot. But it somehow changed without our knowing about it to a discussion of how the women are doing in Gaza."
Zoabi's impeachment is being sought for her call a few weeks ago to millions of Arabs to move on Jerusalem.
The Health Ministry will soon submit for the committee’s approval a directive extending the smoking ban in bars and restaurants.
Institutions and businesses involved in state security, public health, electricity supply and the hospitality industry will be exempted.
Venice Chief Rabbi Rabbi Bahbout disregarded the status quo and declared that he would convert people from all over Italy in his court, including those who had been rejected in the courts in Milan and Rome.
Instead of seeking justice in disputes between Arabs and Jews over land ownership, the Left wants the High Court to ensure that the Arab side in those hearings wins, or there would be too many Jews in Judea and Samaria.
"No change has taken place with respect to the status of the area or the military presence on the ground," the bill states.