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Deputy Minister Calls Haredim ‘Parasites’ on Radio

If Yesh Atid party leader Yair Lapid has any hopes of gaining one or even two Haredim as his fans, his deputy Finance Minister blew it “on air” when he called Haredim “parasites” on a Haredi radio program.

Police Appeal WOW Decision, Calling Women’s Prayer a Disturbance

Judge Larry-Bavly's decision was in open defiance of the high court's ruling.

Lapid Clashing Openly with Haredi MKs as Country Cheers

It was that kind of a parliamentary confrontation, stormy, angry, and deliciously witty.

Shas Balking on Support for Bennett’s Candidate for Chief Rabbi

"Rav Ovadia is willing to lose both chief rabbis" and not collaborate with those who "stuck a knife in our back."

With Haredim Out of Govt. Summer Clock Will Be Stretched

Traditionally, a religious Interior minister decided in favor of the religious, but now things have changed.

New Chief Rabbi Appointment Pitting Bennett Against Lapid

Yesh Atid opposes both the Jewish Home candidate and the tricky legislation his appointment would require.

Religious MK Proposing Burial of Gentile IDF Soldiers Alongside Jews

"This discrimination inside the military cemeteries shames all of us."

WOW Claiming Groundbreaking Court Ruling

Judge Sharon Larry Bavly stated that there was no cause for arresting the women.

WOW to Celebrate Rosh Chodesh Iyar as Usual

They will be joined by MKs Tamara Zandberg and Michal Rozin.

Peres: Holocaust ‘Cries from the Prayer Shawls’

The Holocaust “cries from the prayer shawls the hair, the shoes that we see with our own eyes, resonates as we step on the stones...

Bibi’s New Coalition Sworn In

JERUSALEM – After almost two months of tense negotiations, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s new coalition government was sworn in on Monday evening, less than 48 hours before the much-anticipated arrival of President Obama.

Feiglin Warns Rabin’s Granddaughter She Faces Libel Suit

Newly-appointed Deputy Knesset Speaker Moshe Feiglin has warned one of former Prime Minister Yitzchak Rabin’s grandchildren that her remarks about him are grounds for...

Lieberman Ditches Rumors of Split with Likud

The “Likud Beiteinu” party, a merger of the Likud and the Yisrael Beiteinu party headed by Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman, will remain, he told...

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.

Feiglin Named Deputy Knesset Speaker

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu surprised many Likud followers Monday by naming his long-time nemesis Moshe Feiglin as of one several Deputy Knesset Speakers. The...

Likud-Beytenu to Split?

An Israel Channel 10 report speculated on Sunday that Likud and Yisrael Beytenu are headed their separate ways. Avigdor Liberman will be holding a press...

Livni: I Will Fight to Block Bennett’s ‘Israel Is Jewish’ Law

Believe it or not, but, after 65 years, Israel still does not have a constitution fully realizing its being a Jewish state.

Israel Has New Government

Bibi apologized for Sara's slight and the deal is on.

Following Lapid-Bennett Deal, Likud Facing Civil War

The third Netanyahu government's unprecedented composition ushers in a power struggle within the ruling party.

Coalition Finally in Place after Bennett’s Mediation

After a month of poker, chess and blind man’s bluff, a coalition is in place. Netanyahu played miserably, Lapid refused to move, and Bennett was the kingmaker, proving that politics is compromise.

Report: Bennett Mediates Compromise for Coalition

Jewish Home chairman Naftali Bennett has mediated a compromise between Yesh Atid leader Yair Lapid and Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu that will enable a...

Bibi On Brink Of Forming Coalition But Issues, Acrimony Linger

JERUSALEM – Less than a week before President Obama’s arrival in Israel for a much-anticipated visit, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was working round the clock to present a new coalition government to President Shimon Peres and the Knesset.

Obama Boycotting the Knesset and Ariel University

This is what presidential contempt feels like. Let's all get used to it.

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