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Knesset Removes MK Hazan for 6 Months for Insulting (Practically) Everyone

MK Biran called MK Hazan "Pimp,", to which he responded, "Do you want to fill out a work form?"

Knesset Opposition Kills Bill Under Nose of Inept Coalition Chairman

MK Michal Rozin (Meretz) twitted at the end of the vote: "The opposition just now killed a coalition bill. They were busy watching [popular satirical show] Wonderful Country."

Watch: Leftist MK Thrown Out of Committee Debate for Saying Chair Is ‘Friends with...

MK Zandberg, who is currently running for the chairmanship of her Meretz party, was removed by Chairman Kisch for "incessant disturbances." She replied, using impregnable logic, "I interrupted incessantly? You are friends with Nazis."

Knesset Holocaust Remembrance Session Morphs into Debate of Israel’s African Illegals

"Islamophobia is also a kind of anti-Semitism," MK Tibi noted, "so we must all be united in the fight against racism, the rejection of the other and the creation of stereotypes."
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Watch Arab List MKs Disrupt US VP Mike Pence

Arab MKs began holding up signs and yelling as VP Pence began to speak.

Haredi Parties, Liberman, on Coalition Toppling War Path over Shabbat Laws

Interior Minister Aryeh Deri (Shas) on Saturday slammed the Yisrael Beiteinu chairman over his show of solidarity with law breakers, and told reporters, "I am done with Avigdor Liberman."

Knesset Committee to Ban MKs’ BDS-Funded Trips Abroad

Committee chairman MK Kisch clarified that MKs would not be barred from paying visits to these organizations, but only at their own expense.

Shabbat Supermarket Law Squeaks Through by 58 to 57

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.

Anxious Knesset Committee Urges Regulators to Take a Stand on Bitcoin

"We're leaving here worried because we've heard a kind of stutter here [from the experts]," Gafni rebuked the committee's guest experts.

Shouting Match Between Netanyahu, Bennett, Reveals Coalition’s Frailty

Bennett views himself as Netanyahu's natural successor – and to get there, being nice to the PM is hardly a prerequisite.

New Law Requires 80 MKs to Transfer Parts of Jerusalem

"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."

MK Yehuda Glick’s Wife Yafa Passed Away

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.

Knesset to Debate Backdoor Sovereignty in Judea, Samaria

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.

‘Police Recommendations’ Amendment Squeaks By after Stormy 58 Hour Debate

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.

Knesset Passes Shabbat Work Permits Law with Halakhic Stipulations

"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."

Knesset Committee Survey of Street Modesty Signs Cut Short over Security Concerns

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.

First Poll after Bennett Threw his Hat in the PM Ring Gives Him 20...

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.

New IDF Draft Guidelines May Deter Physicians from Immigrating to Israel

Physicians in the United States rack up some $200,000 in debt by the time they complete their studies, and they will never be able to pay it off while earning a military salary in Israel.

Preference for IDF Veterans in Civil Service Hiring Bill Passes Preliminary Knesset Vote

MK Esawi Frej (Meretz) suggested that "if this proposal is passed, every job for the Arab sector will go to the Druze."

Knesset to Vote on Bill Requiring Halachic Considerations Before Issuing Shabbat Work Permits

The High Court of Justice previously ruled that the minister may only take technical and economic considerations into account and he is forbidden from making halachic considerations.

Law Curbing Police Enthusiasm Moving to Knesset Plenum for Final Votes

Both Police Commissioner Roni Alsheikh and Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit criticized the bill.

Knesset Debates Security Establishment’s Integration of Persons with Disabilities

Some 2,000 disabled youngsters ask to serve in the IDF each year, but only about 550 are recruited.

Netanyahu: Our Internet Survey Shows 47 out of 54 Countries Like Israel

It's a shame that with all that impressive global influence, the PM did not manage to get himself invited to the meeting between representatives of the US, Russia and Jordan, that decided to allow Iran, Israel's sworn enemy, to camp as close as three miles from Israel's border.

15 Arab Female MPs Walked Out of Women’s Forum when Israeli Female MK Got...

"WPL believes that progress happens by convening women political leaders who have the drive and the influence to create positive change."

Knesset Gives Preliminary Approval to Arab MK’s Bill Reversing Talmudic Sages on Goats

MK Zahalka argued that goats are actually good for the environment, as they thin out the forests, making them easier to control in case of a fire.

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