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Knesset Approves Natural Gas Outline

25 Elul 5775 – September 9, 2015
The Knesset approves a gas outline which also transfers authority from the economy minister to the government.

Knesset Approves Part of Natural Gas Framework Deal

24 Elul 5775 – September 7, 2015
The Knesset approved part of the natural gas framework Monday by a 59-51 vote after two years of constant threats by natural gas companies...

Arab Knesset Member Damns Leftists as ‘Rich Racists’ Who Feign ‘Peace’ [video]

MK Jamal Zahalka said everything that a right-winger thinks but would not dare say about leftists - "racist", "spoiled" and "engineers of expulsion."

Israeli Government Again Faces Fight Over Noble-Delek Gas Outline

Israel's government is gambling with a Knesset vote in hopes of finding a way past the latest obstacle in the gas deal drama.

Likud Reveals Labor Leader Herzog’s Phone Number to Refugees, Promising ‘Comfortable Lodging’

23 Elul 5775 – September 6, 2015
Labor circles were quick to explain that "Herzog only meant taking in several hundred refugees, mostly Druze whose lives are in immediate danger."

Head of Joint Arab List Hospitalized with Chest Pain

20 Elul 5775 – September 3, 2015
MK Ayman Odeh, head of the Joint Arab List, is hospitalized with chest pain at Hadassah Ein Kerem Medical Center.

Knesset Approves Budget in 1st Voting Round as Shas Threatens to Pull Support

Deri threatened that should the issue of zero VAT on essential products not be resolved by the following voting round, his party, Shas, would oppose the budget.

Upgraded Counter Terrorism Bill Passes First Knesset Reading

An upgraded counter terrorism law has passed its first reading Thursday in the Knesset plenum.

Israeli Budget Passes First Reading 57 – 53

19 Elul 5775 – September 2, 2015
The Knesset passed its first reading for the 2015-2016 budget by a vote of 57 to 53.

Secular Leftists Applaud New Hareidi Minister

"I, Yaakov Litzman, pledge…to be faithful to the government of Israel and to its laws."

Three Opposition MKs Resign to Pursue More Exciting Careers

It's apparently a little boring sitting in the opposition.

Agreement Reached Between Netanyahu and Arab MKs On Integration Plan For Israeli-Arabs

18 Elul 5775 – September 1, 2015
Opposition MK Avigdor Liberman strongly criticized Netanyahu for making the agreement.

Ashkenazi Hareidi MK Now Cabinet Minister for First Time in 60 Years

13 Elul 5775 – August 27, 2015
Torah sages surrendered to the High Court's ruling that a "Deputy Minister" cannot act as Minister.

Israel Aborted Military Strike on Iran in 2012 Because of U.S. Ties

8 Elul 5775 – August 23, 2015
Israeli leaders are furious that plans for a military strike on Iran in 2012 were publicly revealed by former DM Ehud Barak.

Minister Danny Danon Appointed Israeli Ambassador to the UN

29 Av 5775 – August 14, 2015
Danon and Netanyahu haven't always had the smoothest of relationships.

Israeli High Court Approves Anti-Infiltration Law, Cutting Down Detention Time

28 Av 5775 – August 12, 2015
Israel’s Supreme Court, in a nine-Justice panel, ended a five-year struggle over the right of asylum seekers and/or illegal migrant workers to gain entry into the Jewish State.

Economics Committee Tussles with Finance Over Broadcast Authority

25 Av 5775 – August 9, 2015
The Knesset Economics Committee threatens the Finance Ministry with dark TV screens in a "reminder" letter over the Israel Broadcasting Corp. budget.

Labor MKs Complain of Aggressive Coercion from Gay Party Activists to Support LGBT Campaign

22 Av 5775 – August 7, 2015
Labor MKs described threats from party activists, who promised political damage to MKs who chose not to tow the party line on this issue...

Cabinet Passes 2015-2016 Budget, DM Ya’alon Abstains

21 Av 5775 – August 6, 2015
The Israeli cabinet has passed the 2015-2016 budget, with the abstention of Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon.

Modified Norwegian Law Passes in Knesset

14 Av 5775 – July 30, 2015
This will allow the ministers to quit their Knesset positions and concentrate exclusively on their ministerial jobs.

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