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Finance Committee Approves Long Term Savings for Every Child Retroactive to Jan. 2015

5 Kislev 5777 – December 4, 2016
MK Gafni: Real news for the children of Israel. New law will help level playing field for poorer children.

Yesh Atid Calls to Dissolve Israel’s Parliament

The centrist-left Yesh Atid party is hoping to topple Likud while it struggles over Amona.

PM Netanyahu Seeking 30-Day Amona Expulsion Delay

The government, the Knesset and the residents of Amona are locked in a battle over the future of their town.

PM Kicks Out Habayit Hayehudi MK for Saying Netanyahu Isn’t Rightwing

MK Bezalel Smotrich said, 'Apparently, had Netanyahu been in charge instead of Ben Gurion, we would not have had a state. Ben Gurion had courage, he established a state against all odds.'

Shaked: Court’s Intervention in Knesset, Government Work Distorts Democracy

2 Kislev 5777 – December 2, 2016
'A judicial branch that intervenes in the legally created product of the legislative or executive branches is not adhering to the democratic model and it is our duty to bring it back on track.'

WZO to Open 225 Hebrew Language Centers Worldwide Next Year

29 Heshvan 5777 – November 30, 2016
Last year the WZO established 140 new Hebrew language centers, most of them in France, Argentina, and the UK.

Weeks before Demolition, Still No Cabinet Decision on Amona

27 Heshvan 5777 – November 28, 2016
'After 50 years, it's time for the legislator to deal with our 450,000 representatives countrywide whose status is still suspended.'

Live Blog: Israel Battles #PyroTerrorism: Friday, Nov. 25, Latest Update: 3:59 PM

24 Heshvan 5777 – November 25, 2016
JewishPress.com is blogging the efforts of Israel's firefighters and security personnel battling pyroterrorists.

MK Tibi: If Arabs Committed Arson It Would Be ‘Despicable and Vile’

Meanwhile, on Thursday MK Tibi intervened with police on behalf of an Arab youth who incited for #pyroterorism on his Facebook page, saying the post was 'satire.'

Israeli Firefighters Battle Nationwide PyroTerrorism

24 Heshvan 5777 – November 24, 2016
Four Arab suspects are arrested on allegations of deliberately setting fires in the Jerusalem Corridor.

Bereaved MK Lashes Out at Finance Ministry Over Fire Crisis

23 Heshvan 5777 – November 23, 2016
MK Boker says government funding for fire buffer lines could have prevented injuries and property damage.

‘Muezzin Law’ Ready for Vote Despite Arab, Rivlin Objections

MK Issawi Freij (Meretz) announced that separating the Shabbat calls from the Muezzin bill exposes it for what it is: yet another example of Israeli racism.

MK Glick to Petition High Court Against Netanyahu Temple Mount Obstruction

Should Glick persist with his petition he is likely to be sanctioned by his Knesset faction, the Likud, and be barred from speaking from the podium and submitting bills.

Responding to Meretz Petition, State Tells Court Rabbi Karim Does Not Believe in Raping...

22 Heshvan 5777 – November 22, 2016
In its response on Tuesday, the State noted that Rabbi Karim's responsa were prefaced with a proviso that these are not his legal rulings but rather his review of rabbinical law.

Netanyahu Nixes MKs Return to Temple Mount

21 Heshvan 5777 – November 21, 2016
PM Netanyahu says this is not the time to allow MKs and ministers to return to the Temple Mount.

Eight Crucial Things You Need to Know About the Amona Case

20 Heshvan 5777 – November 20, 2016
The two Arab claimants own only a sliver – about half an acre altogether, out of the 125 acres of the Amona territory – less than .5%.

Knesset Approves Arrangements Act in Preliminary Vote 58 – 50

15 Heshvan 5777 – November 16, 2016
Both Minister Moshe Kahlon (Kulanu) and Coalition Chairman David Bitan (Likud) warned that the bill would be suspended should it meet resistance from the Supreme Court.

Bennett: If Law to Save Amona Fails, We’ll Stop Voting with Netanyahu Coalition

The threat was intended to pressure Likud to make sure all the coalition partners indeed show up to support the bill.

Haredim Block Muezzin Law, Say It Threatens Pre-Shabbat Siren

Interestingly, several Muslim and European countries have enacted laws compelling their mosques to "muffle" their loudspeakers, including Saudi Arabia and Indonesia.

Bennett Defends Netanyahu Against Leftwing Attacks as Knesset Commemorates 21st Anniversary of Rabin’s Murder

14 Heshvan 5777 – November 14, 2016
"For 21 years, the Left has been trying to blame Netanyahu for the incitement. Over and over Netanyahu said we disagree, but there should be no incitement. And now you're trying to silence him."

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