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Likud Minister Benny Begin Leaves Government

Veteran Likud minister Benny Begin has resigned from the new Netanyahu government after coalition jockeying refused to yield him a seat at the table.

Forget Samaria, Welcome to Eastern Metropolitan Tel Aviv

'The addition of 100,000 housing units in the area from Alfei Menashe to Modi'in Illit has the potential of lowering housing prices, and is a solution for those who want to live in Gush Dan.'

Some Likud MKs Explain Their Positions to Voters – in English

On Tuesday night, around 100 English speaking Likud members and supporters got to hear MK Tzipi Hotoveli, MK Gila Gamliel and Jerusalem City Council...

World Parliamentarians Gather in Jerusalem for 50th Year Conference on Unification

Nearly two dozen international members of parliament will arrive in Jerusalem to celebrate its liberation at a conference during Sukkot.

Haneen Zoabi’s Latest: IDF are Terrorists and Abbas is a Collaborator

Zoabi takes full advantage of Israel's democracy to call the IDF and the state of Israel terrorists, while she sits as an elected official in the Knesset.

Failed Right Wing Party’s Solution to Israel’s Woes: Another Party

Michael Ben-Ari has provided great copy for the media since he was a National Union MK. His new party to counter the “leftist” Jewish Home lost out. Now he knows what Israel needs – another party.

Israel Police to Expand Use of Body Cameras

Israel Police will increase use of body cameras, something that is being used more often in the U.S. as well.

Knesset Approves Natural Gas Outline

The Knesset approves a gas outline which also transfers authority from the economy minister to the government.

Yesh Atid Calls to Dissolve Israel’s Parliament

The centrist-left Yesh Atid party is hoping to topple Likud while it struggles over Amona.

MK Slomiansky Suspends the MK Suspension Bill

The bill allows a majority of 90 MKs to suspend an MK over inappropriate behavior.

Election Date Set in Israel

Israeli elections will take place on January 22, 2013, according to an announcement made by the Israeli cabinet on Sunday.

Shas Politicians Fight It Out to Destroy the Party

Election campaigns bring out the worst in all of the politicians, and Shas is a shining example.

Knesset Swears in New Govt with Hugs and a Walkout

The 33rd Knesset is off to a flying start. MKs kissed and hugged each other, Haredim walked out, and Arabs called the coalition”racist.” Tomorrow, the Knesset return to more bickering.
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MK Begin Suspended for Voting Against Amona Regulation Act

'It's well known that when a coalition MK votes against the government line he knows he's going to pay a price.'

Bills in the Works for Homosexual Marriages and Buses on Shabbat

The warped “Jewish and democratic” equation is about to be bent out of shape again with Yesh Atid bills to allow homosexual “unions” and public bus transportation on the Sabbath.

Haredi Tycoons Raising $100 Million to Replace Lapid’s Budget Cuts

Lapid is beginning to smell like a rose thanks to Haredi tycoons. He is taking yeshivas off the government dole and balancing the budget. How will yeshivas survive? The tycoons have an answer - money.

Haredi Establishment Gets Fresh Draft Martyr, Expect Noise

Rabbi Auerbach and his merry band of Lituanian Haredim needed a pawn to serve their political aims, and Moshe A. volunteered.

Bennett Slashes Import Duties on Dairy Products

Custom duties on imported butter, yogurt and other dairy products will be drastically slashed in a move by Economy Minister Naftali Bennett to increase...

Jewish Home, Likud Bill to Limit Foreign Entities’ NGO Donations

An Israeli organization will receive no more than $5,500 from a donor that denies the right of Israel to exist.

Israel’s Left Furious: 5 Justices to Retire during Ayelet Shaked’s Term (Analysis)

The next five justices will be conservative, and at least one of them will be religious.

Israel’s Anti-Plastic Bag Law Increased the Sale of Plastic Bags

There's nothing quite like the law of unintended consequences, which will trump social engineering legislation any day of the week.

Golan Residents Feeling Syrian Heat

For two-and-a-half years, residents of the Golan Heights understood that domestic interests in Syria would keep war away from them.

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.

Likud, Habayit Hayehudi, to Work on Compromise Bill to Forbid Splitting Jerusalem

Bennett noted that 'twice in the past 15 years we were a hair's breadth away from handing over the Temple Mount, the Mount of Olives, the City of David, and three quarters of the Old City to the Palestinians, by [former Prime Ministers] Barak and Olmert.'

Survey: 59% of Israelis Agree with President’s Support of High Court Against Netanyahu

59% said they agree or quite agree with the president, while only 26% say they do not agree or quite disagree. 15% said they did not know.

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