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15 Arab Female MPs Walked Out of Women’s Forum when Israeli Female MK Got...

"WPL believes that progress happens by convening women political leaders who have the drive and the influence to create positive change."

Six African Parliament Speakers to Attend First-of-Its-Kind Knesset Conference

Donatille Mukabalisa, Speaker of the Chamber of Deputies of Rwanda—one of the few parliaments with a female majority—will address a panel discussion on women's empowerment and gender equality.

Tens of Thousands Rally Against Bill Curbing Police Reports on Netanyahu Investigation

Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked (Habayit Hayehudi) is definitely one coalition member who would rather avoid Monday's vote.

Knesset to Empower Labor Minister to Consider Jewish Law in Permitting Shabbat Works

"These works are carried out in the open and cause severe harm to the Jewish character of the State and severely hurt the feelings of millions of religious and traditional citizens in the State of Israel."

Netiv Avot Residents Gather to Protest Impending Demolition

Bennett: "I cannot promise something beyond my power to deliver. But we'll do everything we can to protect this community."

Knesset Gives Preliminary Approval to Arab MK’s Bill Reversing Talmudic Sages on Goats

MK Zahalka argued that goats are actually good for the environment, as they thin out the forests, making them easier to control in case of a fire.

Israeli Knesset, Jewish World Prays for Rabbi Aharon Leib Shteinman

Knesset Members, parliamentary aides and other staff members recited prayers for the 103-year-old Torah sage in Jerusalem.

Knesset Debates High Suicide Rate among Olim

Between 2000 and 2013, some 1,658 immigrants committed suicide.

Israeli Minister Wishing All Arab Leaders Emulated the Late Sadat

With the longevity of Arab leaders who pay official visits to the Knesset in Jerusalem set at about four years, one could read Kara's tweet to be on the morbid side.

Knesset Speaker to Swedish Counterpart: Cooperation Marred by Anti-Israel Elements in your Government

Swedish Foreign Minister Margot Wallström, also a Social Democrat, is probably the most outrageous members of government when it comes to hostility to the Jewish State.

Reform Riot at Kotel, Condemn Netanyahu

For people who become mortally hurt when this or that Orthodox politician tells them they're not really Jewish, heaping on their heads advice as to how they should improve – US Jews are surprisingly unrestrained when it comes to meddling in the coalition politics of a foreign country.

Netanyahu: Iran Knows Israel Won’t Let It Stay in Syria, as Do Moscow and...

"I have clarified to our friends in Washington and our friends in Moscow that we will operate in Syria, including southern Syria, in accordance with our understanding and in accordance with our security needs."

Knesset Gives Preliminary Approval to Turning to Halacha in Absence of Clear Laws

The notion presented by the authors of the bill that Jewish halacha is a well-defined body of law, a streamlined set of answers to judicial questions, if you will, is absurd.

Labor Party Chief: the Left Forgot What It Means to Be Jews

"We are Jews, living in a Jewish state," Gabai said, adding, "I think one of the Labor Party's problems is that it has distanced itself from that."

Israel’s Anti-Plastic Bag Law Increased the Sale of Plastic Bags

There's nothing quite like the law of unintended consequences, which will trump social engineering legislation any day of the week.

Knesset Debates Complaints that Restaurants Employing Olim Lose Kosher Certification

'According to the Halacha, only the person who cooks the food must be Jewish; the other workers do not have to be Jewish.'

Knesset Rejects Bill Outlawing Second Chances to Disgraced Officials

'Today, a convicted person cannot serve as the minister's chauffeur, but he could serve as the minister.'

New Law Will Take War on BDS to Next Level

According to the Boycott Law, a person or group harmed by a boycott may seek compensation from the individual or group that had harmed him.

Israeli, Cypriot, Greek Parliaments Sign Trilateral Cooperation Agreement

Israel, Cyprus and Greece are three democratic countries in a "challenging and complex region."

‘Balfour at 100’ Exhibition Showing at the Knesset

The Jerusalem Biennale exhibition entitled Balfour at 100, featuring the artwork of three British artists, will be temporarily re-sited from its location in the Museum of Underground Prisoners into the Knesset.

Netanyahu Leaving for London to Mark Balfour Declaration Centennial

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday evening, following the special Knesset session in memory of Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, will leave for London to attend an event marking 100 years...

Haredi Parties Demand New Military Draft Law Praise Torah Study, Likud Agrees

Last summer, the High Court of Justice revoked an earlier version of the draft law which granted yeshiva students an exemption from military service through 2023.

Edelstein Urging Poles Not to Nationalize Holocaust Survivors’ Property

"In light of the warm and special relation between Poland and Israel, and specifically between our parliaments, I would urge you to consider amending the proposed legislation."

Sharansky to Jewish Agency Board of Governors at ‘Egalitarian’ Kotel: We’re Stuck

We have seen no progress on any of these issues since the government’s regrettable decision in June.

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