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Survey Shows Majority of Israelis Object to Considering Diaspora Jews’ Views in Legislation

The survey revealed a strong correlation between the religious standards of respondents and their view on how vital the views of foreign Jews are.

Coalition Emergency Meeting on Conversion Blown Up by Haredim

Deri was furious at Netanyahu's request, and told the PM, while walking out of the room: "I know what you're doing to me and I will not let you do it."

Speaker Edelstein to Russian Parliament: I Greet You in the Language for which I...

Speaker Edelstein was invited to give the speech exactly 30 years after he had completed a three-year sentence in a Soviet labor camp for his Zionist activities.

Knesset Permits Olim to Obtain Israeli Passports Upon Arrival

In the 1990s, European countries complained about Israeli citizens with Israeli passports who were engaged in criminal activity, which affected Israel's visa agreements.

Bank of Israel: Gemachim Need Not Report Up to $50 Million to IRS

The pressure applied by Knesset Finance Committee Chairman MK Moshe Gafni has worked, and The Bank of Israel has instructed the banks on granting exemptions to Gemachim from reporting to the US authorities to comply with the FATCA agreement.

Israel’s Nature Society and Waze Team To Prevent Roadkill

Why did the ibez cross the road? (Hint: Waze drivers and SPNI helped out a lot.)

Liberman Calls for New Arab Knesset Party

Liberman believes that the quality of life of Arabs in Israel would improve if they voted for an Arab party that concentrated on improving the lives of its constituents.

Shaked Calls for Criminal Investigation of Israeli-Arab NGO

Druze members of Knesset also responded angrily to the report.
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MK: Israel’s Gaza Siege Is Terrorism; Minister: Give Up Your Israeli Citizenship

In a stormy Knesset session, MK Zoabi said 'he who places a siege on Gaza is a terrorist'; Minister Levin responded: 'If you had any integrity you would give up your Israeli citizenship.'
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Bill Sending Land Claims Against Settlers to Lower Courts Wins Preliminary Vote

The proposed bill determines that administrative petitions against state authorities in Judea and Samaria will be heard in district courts and not in the High Court of Justice, just as such cases are handled within the Green Line.

Report: Arab MKs Pressuring Druze Youth to Dodge IDF Draft

In 2016, a 'History of Palestinian Druze' seminar was hosted by Bladna in the Druze town of Daliyat al-Karmel, which stressed the 'importance of refusing to enlist.'

Minister Levin Attacks Justice Na’or for ‘Illegally’ Keeping Files on Judges

The Justice Ministry believes the President of the Supreme Court never received authorization to possess the database in her computer.

Revenge Served Cold: MK Hazan Bill to Block Speaker’s Presidential Hopes

The fact that the new President is elected by the Knesset creates the possibility that 'the Knesset Speaker's rulings would be influenced by his intention to run for president.'

Ministers Approve Bill Requiring Judea, Samaria Arab Land Petitions to Start in District Courts

The bill would reduce the great burden borne by the Supreme Court in its role as High Court of Justice, for which the justices would surely be grateful.

Bennett to Propose Supermajority to OK Jerusalem Moves

"It is important to make clear, before the start of a diplomatic process, that Jerusalem will never be divided under any circumstance."

Knesset Committee Hears Israel Must Adjust Policy to Comply with US Jews’ Politics

Alon Friedman of the Hillel organization waxed philosophical: 'A Jew is not someone whose grandfather was a Jew but someone whose grandson would be a Jew.'

Bill to Deduct Terrorists’ Pay from Money Transfers to PA Gets Knesset Preliminary Approval

In response to an objection from MK Osama Sa'adi (Joint Arab List) Arab List) that the law reneges on agreements signed between Israel and the PA, MK Stern argued that those agreements also obligate both sides to act to prevent terrorism.

Ministers Approve Bill Deducting Terrorists’ Pay from Palestinian Authority’s Earnings

The pressure to go ahead with the bill came from rightwing Likud members, as well as from Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked (Habayit Hayehudi) and Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman (Yisrael Beiteinu).

Netanyahu Postpones Bill Blocking Terrorists’ Salaries

Traditionally, security officials have objected to usurping funds that are being transferred to the Palestinian Authority, fearing this would further undermine the status of Chairman Mahmoud Abbas.

Forget Samaria, Welcome to Eastern Metropolitan Tel Aviv

'The addition of 100,000 housing units in the area from Alfei Menashe to Modi'in Illit has the potential of lowering housing prices, and is a solution for those who want to live in Gush Dan.'

New Legislation Must Include Judea and Samaria

No more second class citizenship for Jewish residents in Judea and Samaria.

One Killed in Kafr Qassem; Arab Sector Declares General Strike

MK Odeh: "The least the police can do now is allow residents to protest as they please without police endangering them and their safety."

MK Smotrich in Ha’aretz Op-Ed: Victory Over the Enemy Is Not Nazism

'The fundamental difference between Israel's right and left is that "the left hides its head in the sand believing that these two aspirations can be reconciled, while I believe that this is not possible.'

Older Is Better: Israeli Left Embracing Seniority in Appointing Supreme Court President

Is it too late to note that President Assad is a big supporter of the seniority system?

Likud MKs Blast Knesset, Court for Tolerating Anti-Israel Incitement

Ohana argued that the fight against incitement must start from within the Knesset itself.

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