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Netanyahu Announces Support for ‘Greater Jerusalem’ Bill

The bill is slated to go to the Ministerial Committee when the Knesset returns from recess in October.

New Immigrant, Old Driver’s License? No Test in Israel for Experienced Drivers

In most cases Israelis will be able to accomplish their tasks without ever having to go to the Licensing Authority office at all.

‘Under Siege Every Shabbat’ – Secular Israeli Village Blocks Eruv Project of 50 Orthodox...

'This is a clear example of secular coercion. Many municipalities are not interested in having an eruv, and the religious minority suffers.'

Knesset Passes Law Ordering Government Renewable Energy Plan

To date, Israel's record has been abysmal on developing renewable energies rapidly and extensively.

Netanyahu’s Own Minister Leads Resolution Barring Palestinian State

Ze'ev Elkin, 46, is one of the natural candidates to replace the PM one of these days.

Knesset Rule Change: Remove Immediately MK Disrupting Foreign Visitor’s Speech

'Often times I found myself asking foreign presidents not to speak at the Knesset for fear of a disgraceful outburst,' Speaker Edelstein said.

Calls For Death Penalty After Neve Tzuf Massacre

Ministers Katz and Bennett said that no new legislation would be needed to execute al-Abed.

Arab MKs Reject Cameras at Temple Mount

None of the Arab MKs addressed the slaughter of the Druze policemen or of the Salomon family by their fellow Muslim Arabs.

Bennett, Edelstein, to Preside over Rebuilding of Hero’s Memorial Ordered Destroyed by High Court

Despite a pending petition to the Supreme Court, the IDF Civil Administration went ahead and razed the memorial.

Israeli Lawmakers Vote to Pave Access Road for Khawalid

“It was a historic day at the Knesset!” Ishmael Khaldi wrote in a jubilant Facebook post following the meeting.

Super Majority Bill on Jerusalem Advances to Next Step

The current basic law requires the consent of only 61 Knesset members, a minimal majority.

Israeli Arab Parties Disagree on Statement Condemning Terror, Agree on Intifada Threat

The four Israeli Arab parties who comprise the joint list each issued their own statement, which the Druze community said did not reflect a real condemnation.

Rivlin Warns Gaza Won’t Be Rehabilitated While Run By Hamas

"The rehabilitation of Gaza requires the return of our sons and the cessation of all hostilities against Israel.”
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IAI Space Chief: Israel’s Satellite Communications Era Over as Foreign Company Builds Amos-8

'Unfortunately, an international bid has been announced for the Amos-8 satellite that will replace it, and an international company is likely to win, bringing an end to Israel's satellite communications capabilities."

Knesset Committee Holds Heated Debate on IDF Veterans’ PTSD Treatment

'Ten psychiatrists did not even try to check what happened to me. They just listened to me for an hour and a half and determined that I had nightmares as a child. So how was I accepted to the Paratroopers Brigade?'

Knesset Ushers End of Fax Era in the Public Sector

'37 years after the invention of email, the start-up nation still uses the fax machine.'

Defense Ministry: Settlements’ Regulation Act Favors Arabs

While the law prevents enforcement against 2,000 structures belonging to Israelis, it is also making it difficult for the authorities and the IDF to act against more than 10,000 illegal Arab structures.

Knesset Israel Victory Caucus Kicks Off

Two-thirds of Israelis believe that victory will only be achieved when the Arabs recognize Israel as the nation state of the Jewish People

Former Kulanu Environment Minister Avi Gabbay Becomes Labor Party Chairman

Gabbay said last week before the runoff that incumbent party leader Isaac Herzog didn't have to leave his post.

Volunteer Response Group Turns to Knesset for Procedures to Evacuate Deceased in Road Accidents

'Why was it necessary to take the body to the institute? After all, he was not the driver. He was sitting in the back seat.'

PM Netanyahu, Family Attend Memorial for Brother, Lt.-Col. Yoni Netanyahu, z’l

It's been 41 years since Yoni Netanyahu was laid to rest after leading the effort that saved 102 of 106 hostages in Entebbe.

Justice Minister Shaked: Supremes Tied my Hands, Expropriated the Knesset Authority

'Let's say that the Defense Minister will decide to recommend to the post of Chief of Staff the most senior general among the command staff,' Shaked said, 'Would public opinion approve such a decision?'

Haredi MK: Reform Campaign Rife with Bribes, Corruption

'Most of the Jews in the United States, even those who come to Temple once in fifty years, or those that don’t come at all, are not Reform, and the Reform movement does not represent them.'

Haredim Preparing Doomsday Response to Reform Invasion: Genealogy Book

MK Eichler to JewishPress.com: The genealogical list will only be there for those who want to know whom they are marrying and who is Jewish according to Jewish law. Let them check the list. It is a FREE COUNTRY (sic) with free information and free choice.

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