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Knesset to Vote on Bill Requiring Halachic Considerations Before Issuing Shabbat Work Permits

The High Court of Justice previously ruled that the minister may only take technical and economic considerations into account and he is forbidden from making halachic considerations.

Pence Israel Visit Postponed Yet Again

The VP's trip to the Middle East has now been pushed to January 14.

Knesset Speaker Pleads with Parliament Heads to Endorse Jerusalem Recognition

"For three thousand years, Jerusalem has been the political capital and spiritual center of the Jewish People."

Terrorists Death Penalty Bill Submitted Soon with Full Coalition Support

There are other purposes rather than deterrence to executing convicted terrorists, such as meeting the public's demand for clear justice and the need to avenge the victims of terrorism.

Government to Push Lightning Legislation following Court’s Order to Return Terrorists’ Bodies

Herzl and Merav Hajaj, the parents of a young soldier killed by terrorists responded to the Court ruling, saying: "Unfortunately, the terrorists will continue to celebrate the future funerals with dancing and giving away candy."

Law Curbing Police Enthusiasm Moving to Knesset Plenum for Final Votes

Both Police Commissioner Roni Alsheikh and Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit criticized the bill.

Anti Infiltrators Bill Undoing Supreme Court Imbroglio Passes by 71 Vote Majority

The Knesset approved an amendment to a law that allows government to imprison infiltrators who do not agree to be evacuated voluntarily to a third country.

Knesset Committee Ratifies Bill to Give Security Cabinet Power To Declare War

Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked, who proposed the bill said it formalized the existing situation.

Jewish Home MK Demands Bulletproofing for Judea and Samaria Buses

The bullet-proof buses in Judea and Samaria – about 150 buses – haven’t been replaced for about 20 years.

Shabbat Mini-Market Bill Finds its Knesset Majority

Up to the last minute, it wasn't clear the bill had a chance of passing in the Knesset.

Defense Minister: All Joint Arab List Members Are War Criminals

All five no-confidence motions submitted by opposition parties Monday were rejected by the plenum.

Knesset Reprimands Arab MK for Unauthorized Temple Mount Visit

MK Tibi's visit "did not happen during a calm and serene time and was not made privately and discretely, rather in an overt and demonstrative way, as a clear provocation in a sensitive and stormy time."

Knesset Debates Security Establishment’s Integration of Persons with Disabilities

Some 2,000 disabled youngsters ask to serve in the IDF each year, but only about 550 are recruited.

Watch: Violence, Stabbing, in Knesset Committee Debate of Rights of Disabled

Several activists resisted the order to leave the committee chamber and some of them reacted violently: one activist stabbed another activist with his pen.

Netanyahu: Our Internet Survey Shows 47 out of 54 Countries Like Israel

It's a shame that with all that impressive global influence, the PM did not manage to get himself invited to the meeting between representatives of the US, Russia and Jordan, that decided to allow Iran, Israel's sworn enemy, to camp as close as three miles from Israel's border.

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.

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