"By your own hand you have raised expectations to a dangerous level - one that might cause the whole region to spin out of control."
Cuts in funding, together with severe cuts in child support, will likely force the majority of Haredi yeshivas to buckle under.
Haredi Knesset Member Moshe Gafni said he doesn’t mind if yeshivas are monitored to make sure those enrolled are learning so long as universities...
The first group of Palestinian prisoners with Jewish blood on their hands will be released next week.
The minister lamented the fact that Israelis are studying Law instead of programming.
"It is inconceivable that deans of yeshivas would lie knowingly and sign for their students as if they're present full time in the yeshivas, while in reality they're not there."
A new Knesset Channel shows Yesh Atid party leader Yair Lapid in a severe meltdown in popularity, removing any doubts of the political law...
Is Bibi now Sharon Number Two? Sharon turned on backers and expelled Jews from Gaza. Bibi frees terrorists and chases surrender. A new poll shows his star soaring and Lapid’s dropping. Bibi the “peacenik?”
At least one Haredi Knesset Member and Arab MK showed in the Knessset on Wednesday that they communicate with each much better than with...
Last night, the "only democracy in the Middle East" became a lot less democracy and a lot more Middle East.
As far as the half million Israelis living in Judea and Samaria—most of whom are Jewish Home voters—the referendum bill leaves them in the cold.
Family members of those murdered by Arab terrorists who may be released will continue crying out for justice to every member of the Israeli government. They hope everyone else will also.
An unexpected hurdle for Jewish Home leader Bennett who's been pushing the referendum legislation.
The state is asking the high court not to take on appeals until the new draft law is completed.
Only In Israel: The Knesset is beating the threat of new elections, and will approve, before the midnight Wednesday deadline, the budget for 2013, most of which has passed.
Kerry and Livni have a lot in common. They both talk a lot and say nothing; they love themselves; and they are celebrating their return to diplomatic stardom. They may be “stars for a day.”
It took Netanyahu several hours to win a respectable majority in the Cabinet to capitulate to Abbas' demand and approve the release of 104 terrorists in order to allow the renewal of direct talks in Washington on Tuesday.
Netanyahu threw a sugar pill at the Cabinet by proposing a change in the Basic Law for a national referendum before giving Israeli land to the PA. The Cabinet is contemplating swallowing the bitter pill – freeing terrorists.
One is immediately reminded of how Rabin and Sharon stacked the deck, to push through legislation and decisions that wouldn't otherwise have passed.
Netanyahu says freeing terrorists is unjust, is against public opinion, and is painful. So why do it? Because it is in the “interest of the State,” meaning John Kerry is in charge of Israel’s security.
Bennett lost the battle for Chief Rabbis but he may have won the war. A Knesset Channel poll shows Jewish Home party as the second largest, only three seats behind the Likud and three ahead of Lapid.
If you don’t like a law, just tear it up. That is what eight Arab MKs did last month, but Ahmed Tibi also dumped water on it at the Knesset podium. Now he is banned as Deputy Speaker and must pay a fine.
Says promised referendum is a deception.
Watch for free the best theatre in the world. After the Knesset passed a bill on first reading to require all Jews to service in the IDF, Haredi MKs tore their shirts in mourning. Act Two to follow.
"It will prevent selling out in deals whole swaths of our homeland."