The change would also allow members of local counter-terrorist rapid response teams to enjoy the rights of regular reservists in terms of wages, benefits, and recognition as disabled or fallen IDF soldiers.
Lowering the threshold would thus could give the rightwing block as many as 70 seats in the next Knesset—it now hovers around 65, and clip one or two Arab seats that would travel back to the Zionist leftwing parties.
All pending legislation have been pushed off for a week after the coalition partners couldn't agree on MK Dudi Amsalem’s initiative.
The demonstrations were sparked by the arrest of two yeshiva students who refused to appear at the IDF enlistment office.
PM Netanyahu vowed in an address to establish a parliamentary committee to investigate NGOs "that operate against Israeli soldiers."
Last month, Gal-On, the first director general of anti-Zionist NGO B'Tselem, was spared a vote to oust her from the chairmanship in her party's national convention.
"This is a tool that was made to dominate women for the sake of reproduction."
This process introduces an intriguing outcome whereby, should the bill become a law, Netanyahu may want to call new elections to benefit from the new shield provision of the new legislation.
“I do not call on the Palestinian people how to resist, but certainly support any struggle that will not harm civilians.”
“Women denied a divorce may as well be dead,” MK Revital Swid said.
Tibi: “The order ... to prevent Muslim Knesset members from entering the Al Aqsa Mosque is irresponsible and illegal.”
While Peretz just stood and stared silently at his attacker, another member of the Israeli delegation, former Deputy Foreign Minister Majalli Wahabi, a Druze, defended Peretz, or, actually, attacked the Moroccan MP.
"Ayman Odeh is a terrorist in a suit. What he has managed to conceal for two years of smiling – he revealed in one phone call with Haniyeh."
Margalit says he will return to his prior occupation as an entrepreneur, and will head the foundation he launched with his wife 15 years ago.
'A person who serves the state and sacrifices his comfort for her sake must be awarded a significant advantage.'
Celebrate together with the People of Israel as we mark a half-century since the liberation of Judea and Samaria.
Both Smotrich and Shaked have shown their ability to mobilize considerable political might in the pursuit of their ideas
“The State of Israel invests, correctly, tens of millions of shekels a year on security. But we have failed at saving 8,000 people who die annually from smoking-related illnesses."
Ministers Naftali Bennett and Ayelet Shaked formulated a legal plan whose goal is to complete a constitution for Israel that will restore balance between the three branches of government in Israel.
An in-depth, 50-page research report issued by the Hotam organization examines the connections, activities and sources of funding of the Free Israel movement, founded...
Ben-Gvir argued that the fact that the Arabs' exemption from the draft is not anchored in the law deepens the discrimination that has been created by the legislator.
Shas MK Yigal Guetta on Wednesday announced his resignation from the Knesset, in the wake of harsh rebuke he received from Sephardi rabbis, including...
"The sole motivation behind [the Court's] decisions is a dictatorial hunger for power, to oppose the laws of the elected Knesset."
The reason for the arrest was likely the fact that Glick posted pictures of himself with Jaber and his family on Facebook.
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.