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Shas MK Resigns under Rabbinic Pressure over Attending Nephew’s Same-Sex Wedding

Shas MK Yigal Guetta on Wednesday announced his resignation from the Knesset, in the wake of harsh rebuke he received from Sephardi rabbis, including...

Israeli Lawmakers Outraged at High Court Ruling on Conscription Law

"The sole motivation behind [the Court's] decisions is a dictatorial hunger for power, to oppose the laws of the elected Knesset."

Palestinian Authority Arrests Hebron Arab for Hosting MK Yehuda Glick

The reason for the arrest was likely the fact that Glick posted pictures of himself with Jaber and his family on Facebook.

March to Honor the Memory of Elie Wiesel, His Hometown’s Vanished Jews

The march began at the Wiesel family home, and ended at the railway station, where a plaque was unveiled and the station named after Wiesel.

MK Smotrich: Pay for Voluntary Arab Immigration – Kill Hope for Palestinian State

"Today, 20,000 Palestinians leave the West Bank every year. Their own surveys show that 30% aspire to emigrate. I will help them carry this out, fairly, with full monetary compensation."

Political Machine Harassing MK Hazan with Ancient Lawsuit to Curb his Enthusiasm

The AG's statement said that according to the Knesset Immunity Law, Hazan has 30 days to request that the Knesset determine his immunity from criminal proceedings.

South Tel Aviv Protests High Court’s Siding with Infiltrators Over Citizens

"It's amazing to see how the rights organizations are concerned only with the side that endangers Israel."

Ariel Calls on All Israelis to Visit Temple Mount

Ariel spoke following a “trial” earlier in the day during which police allowed sitting MKs to visit the holy site for the first time since 2015.

Glick Ascends Temple Mount, Smotrich Stays Home, Both Mad at Bibi

"I am not ready to go to the Temple Mount as a thief in hiding, in the humiliating and illegal manner that was imposed on Knesset members," Smotrich said.

Glick on Temple Mount Pilot: I Won’t Be Netanyahu’s Guinea Pig

MK Glick responded acerbically to Netanyahu's "gesture," suggesting it was a hoax the PM is staging ahead of his government's response to a petition he filed with the High Court of Justice against the ban.

MKs Glick, Mualem-Refaeli Denied Entry to Temple Mount

The police officer told them he was carrying out an order from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and asked Glick not to be “provocative.”

Israeli ‘Long Weekend’ Bill in Jeopardy

The proposal faces still opposition from a competing plan that would reduce the work week by one hour.

High Court Suspends ‘Regulation Act’ Designed to Spare Jewish Homes from Demolition

Some have argued that Mandelblit just established a dangerous precedent in Israel's mishmash of the branches of government, whereby the Knesset would have to await the court's approval for its legislation, as would the government depend on the court's not to execute new laws.

Netanyahu Wants Power to Declare War without Full Ministerial Support

The real reason for the amendment, as it turns out, is not so much about military know-how as it is about leaks to the media.

Bennett: I’m the Natural Right-Wing Leader on Day After Netanyahu

"In five separate polls published last week, we are gaining strength in every poll of right-wing voters.”

Thousands Gather in Tel Aviv to Show Support for ‘Bibi’ Netanyahu

"It says it's good for all brothers to sit together -- this investigation is not right. Stop destroying our unity. Bibi will be our prime minister until 2035."

Liberman’s Lieutenant Indicted for Bribes

Kirschenbaum often asked, spurred or demanded from other public officials, heads of public bodies, directors of associations and private individuals to work together with her to realize her improper goals and to conceal them."

Report: Haredi Private Shabbat Power Stations May Raise Israelis’ Electric Rates

Yedioth quotes MK Maklev as saying that at the current situation the IEC incurs a 15% loss in serving Haredi customers, and perhaps using that amount to offset the regular loss would eventually benefit everybody.

Poll: Likud Still Leading, Labor Weaker

The Joint Arab List would retain its power with 13 seats, followed by Habayit Hayehudi which would rise from 8 to 12 seats.

Risking Wide Condemnation, MK Glick Supports Ascending to Temple Mount Even without Mikvah

According to Glick, 'the fact that rabbis support ascending to the Temple Mount is a phenomenon that has grown following the mass ascension. After the Jews ascended, the rabbis had to deal with the halachic question.'

Duel: Jordanian MP Challenges MK Hazan to a Match on Allenby Bridge

UPDATE: The Prime Minister's Office ordered MK Oren Hazan to go home and after Hazan had already arrived at the Allenby Bridge...

Knesset to Debate New Death Penalty for Terrorists Bill

The amended articles which so far imposed only life imprisonment for acts of treason and/or terrorism, will now carry the death penalty as the first option before a judge.

Deri Moving to Revoke Citizenship of Traitor Arab MK

Last March the Knesset passed the amendment to the Citizenship Law, which permits government to revoke a citizenship in absentia.

Report: Internal Rotation Fight Threatens Future of Joint Arab List

Disagreement over a rotation agreement is threatening to dismantle the Joint Arab List, which to date has been a monumental success story in Israeli politics.

MK Hazan’s New Bill Absolves Terrorist’s Killers of Criminal Liability

Since the Elor Azaria affair, there is hesitation by security forces and ordinary citizens to carry out the protocol of verifying the killing of a terrorist.

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