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It’s About Time: The Knesset Opens Spoken Arabic Course for Legislators

MKs Ayman Odeh, Ahmad Tibi and Basel Ghattas (Joint Arab List) welcomed the initiative and contributed a few useful political terms to the course.

State Attorney: Cannot Defend Deri Appointment in High Court

The Knesset debate on the appointment was as raucous as they come, but, surprisingly, the United Arab List abstained. They like Deri.

Analysis: High Court Calls Deri Appointment Reversible But Orders No Injunction

The next Interior Minister in Netanyahu's cabinet is certified to serve, both according to the Talmud and according to the Supreme Court in Jerusalem.

Suspended Sentence for Man Who Dumped Drink on Zoabi’s Head

The man who dumped a drink on MK Hanin Zoabi's head got a suspended sentence in the Magistrate's Court.

What If Likud Declared a Primary and Only Bibi Showed Up

The Likud central election committee will convene inside three days to declare this one candidate Chairman of the Likud

MK Avigdor Liberman: ‘It’s Israel’s Turn to Help Support Diaspora Jewry’

Liberman has a plan to fight assimilation which will strengthen the Diaspora and increase Aliyah

In Heated Shabbat Law Debate MK Zohar Questions Left’s ‘Enlightened socialism’

"The Zionist Camp is afraid of [Tel Aviv Mayor] Ron Huldai and is abandoning the values of socialism to gain the votes of Tel Aviv's residents."

Minister Erdan: Arabs Buy their Illegal Weapons from IDF Soldiers

"Over the past few years, efforts have been made to trace the sources of the weapons, and to this end the IDF began marking grenades."

Germany’s Largest Paper Supports Shaked’s NGO Transparency Law

Shaked told Bild that Israel had suggested to the European Union to set up a mutual mechanism to regulate the donations, but did not receive a response.

Israeli Security Solution: Bullet Proof Vest for Every Citizen

Meanwhile, the IDF is already searching for protective gear against the stabbing of security forces' upper bodies.

Indictment Filed Against MK Hanin Zoabi

The Northern District State Attorney's Office has filed an indictment against MK Hanin Zoabi.

In Heated Debate on Shabbat Law, MK Zohar Questions Left’s ‘Enlightened socialism’

“The Zionist Camp is afraid of [Tel Aviv Mayor] Ron Huldai and is abandoning the values of socialism to gain the votes of Tel Aviv’s residents.”

No Taxation on US Investors Bill Sent to Committee

In order for the arrangement regarding the issuing of E-2 visas to Israeli citizens in the United States to go into effect, a similar arrangement must be applied in Israel regarding citizens of the United States.

Knesset Approves Limitations on Lobbyists, NGO ‘Transparency’ Law Next

The left-wing MKs who supported this bill will oppose the next one regarding the requirement of transparency from NGOs.

Knesset Committee Recommends Keeping ‘Breaking the Silence’ Off Campuses

After the debate devolved into shouting matches, committee chairman MK Yakov Margi (Shas) removed three MKs from the room.

Knesset Committee Recommends Keeping ‘Breaking the Silence’ Off Campuses

After the debate devolved into shouting matches, committee chairman MK Yakov Margi (Shas) removed three MKs from the room.

Knesset Approves Reduction of Corporate Tax to 25%

Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon promised: “You will see that next year five billion shekels from value added tax will reach the economy.”

Opposition Chairman Isaac Herzog Blasts Netanyahu For Ongoing Wave of Terror

Herzog lambasted Netanyahu claiming that he had effectively forfeited the title of prime minister by failing to respond appropriately and by attributing blame to Israeli citizens.

House Committee Approves Lobbyist Transparency Bill — NGO Bill Around the Corner

For the NGOs bill to pass, MK Yachimovich will have to substitute "European governments" for "tycoons" and keep the rest of her pitch more or less intact.

Bennett Leads Improvised 5K Race in Memory of the Victims

"In the last few days I've heard that residents are afraid to leave the house and that's exactly what the Terror wants: that we'll be afraid, that we won't leave the house, that we'll lose our normal lives.

Mina Tzemach Election Survey: Likud Down, Lapid, Bennett Up

The Zionist Camp (formerly Labor) headed by MK Yitzhak Herzog, suffers a body blow to fall down to 18 seats — six fewer than its historic, 24-seat win in the last elections.

New Knesset Bill Mandates Human Option for Calling Customers

"This is a familiar phenomenon to every one of us, when you call and are sent through an agonizing journey."

Labor MK: Chief Rabbinate’s Kashrut Monopoly Will End in my Lifetime

MK Uri Maklev (United Torah Judaism) addressed the demand for competition in the kashrut certification market and said that, by the same token, we can ask for competition in the issuing of health and fire certifications for hotels.

Knesset Names Auditorium after Speaker Who Tried to Blow Up Foreign Ministry

In October 1952, Shilansky was arrested while attempting to bring a suitcase time bomb with 25 TNT tubes into the Israeli Foreign Ministry.

Newest MK: When Soldiers Are Defamed, I Am a Soldier, When a Girl Is...

“I am here with all of who and what I am, what I’ve chosen and what I haven’t, and am proud of being Jewish, Israeli, Mizrahi (origins in an Arab country), gay, Likudnik, hawk, liberal and free-market man.”

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