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Posted on: November 18th, 2013News & Views → Israel → Israeli Arabs
MK Ahmad Tibi used graphic language—as he has been known to do—in attacking Likud-Beiteinu MK Yariv Levin. During a debate at the Knesset The Labor and Social Affairs committee, MK Tibi told MK Levin that he is “a racist who urinates off the diving board.” The committee was debating a bill proposed by Levin, which […]
Posted on: November 13th, 2013News & Views → Middle East → Iran
Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu publicly stated on Wednesday that he ordered Housing Ministry Uri Ariel to retract his plans for development of the controversial E-1 area of Maaleh Adumim because of expected reaction of the international community at the same time he is campaigning against letting up the pressure on the Islamic Republic. He said […]
Posted on: November 13th, 2013News & Views → Israel
The Knesset will be lacking one of its more colorful Knesset Members for two weeks following an Ethics Committee decision to punish Haredi MK Meir Porush for handcuffing himself to the Knesset podium last July in an outstanding theatrical appearance.. MK Porush was enraged over the bill, now law, that almost all Haredi youth must […]
Posted on: November 13th, 2013News & Views → Global
Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu told the Knesset Wednesday there are three choices on dealing with the Iranian threat – a bad deal, war or sanctions. “I would even say that a bad deal is liable to lead to the second, undesired, result,” he added. “There is no reason to submit to Iranian diktat; neither is […]
Posted on: November 13th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Assimilation
"The problem of assimilation among American Jews is not only an American problem, it's our problem, too."
Posted on: November 12th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Judaism
Absent much to do in the home country, Ayalon got a job teaching at YU, where America's future diplomats usually don't come from.
Posted on: November 12th, 2013News & Views → Israel → Government
With a unanimous acquittal of corruption charges under his belt, Avigdor Liberman returned to his post Monday as Israel's Foreign Minister.
Posted on: November 11th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Haredim & Hassidim
The idea of “One Rabbi for One People” sounds lovely, but can Jews really get along with each other if they have nothing to argue about?
Posted on: November 11th, 2013News & Views → Israel → Government
Jewish Home announced today the formation of the first full-time English Language Social Media Division of a Knesset party in Israeli political history. Naftali Bennett’s English Language Social Media Division will be in charge of Naftali’s Facebook, Twitter and Youtube pages. The target base is a mix between the 250,000 English speaking immigrants, Jews in […]
Posted on: November 10th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism → Anti-Israel NGOs
Women of the Wall Vice Chair Batya Kallus serves as an adviser to Sikkuy, a signatory to the Haifa Declaration calling for the abolishing of the State of Israel.
Posted on: November 10th, 2013News & Views → Global → Europe
Yachimovich warned that it's obvious the Americans "are sick and tired of us, and they're saying very harsh things."
Posted on: November 7th, 2013News & Views → Israel → Government
Rav Ovadia's son, himself never qualified to be a rabbinical judge, has proposed to get rid of Rabbi David Stav, one of the few learned men in Israel who are qualified.
Posted on: November 6th, 2013News & Views → Israel → Government
The 3-judge acquittal may mean the beginning of the end for Attorney General Weinstein.
Posted on: November 5th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
Many antisemites have been fighting against the ‘Working Definition of Antisemitism,’ so they can continue their attacks on Jews and the Jewish State.
Posted on: November 5th, 2013News & Views → Israel → Government
She has no backing inside the government, nor does she enjoy a popular mandate to promote her own position.
Posted on: November 4th, 2013News & Views → Israel → Government
See also: Brave New Nation: 30 New Rabbinical Courts to Process Conversions. A bill that would allow local rabbis to oversee conversions will be introduced to the parliament after passing a Knesset committee. Under the measure advanced Sunday by the Ministerial Committee for Legislation, a city rabbi could convene a beit din, or rabbinical court, […]
Posted on: November 3rd, 2013News & Views → Israel → Government
Stern's pending bill already appears to enjoy the initial, albeit tacit, support of Naftali Bennett's Jewish Home.
Posted on: November 3rd, 2013News & Views → Israel → Aliyah
Lieberman accused the government of South Africa of "fomenting an anti-Israel and antisemitic atmosphere."
Posted on: October 30th, 2013News & Views → Israel → Government
According to the Sa'ar memorandum, an accused elected official gets tossed at once, and should he or she survive their trial, they could return to their elected office.
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