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Justice Minister: My Effort to Reshape the Supreme Court Is Complete

When she became Justice Minister, in 2015, Shaked set out to reverse the judicial revolution of former Supreme Court Justice Aharon Barak.

‘Detained Congressmen’s Visit Focused on Jerusalem, Sovereignty, Security

Before this article went to press, Congressmen Tipton and McKinley were detained by Israeli police for daring to pick up an olive branch which...

Poll Gives Beleaguered Netanyahu Huge Lead Boosting Election Speculations

Should the indictments against him include breach of trust, Netanyahu is likely to ask for the public's renewed trust at the polls.

Religious MK Elazar Stern: Mixed-Sex Combat Service ‘Wonderful’

Does Stern honestly believe that sitting in a college lecture hall next to members of the opposite sex imposes the same degree of unwanted intimacy, often the revolting kind – as the reality of the inside of a combat tank?

Dancing on the Edge of Demolition in Netiv Ha’Avot

"They are wonderful, Israeli mothers. They are raising their families with the values of Torah, Love of Israel and a devotion to the land. Here are their stories."

The Case Against Netanyahu: Don’t Expect Indictments Before 5779

The preliminary phase of the cases against Netanyahu could take us to the end of 2018, certainly past Rosh Hashanah 5759.

Police Recommend Indictments, Netanyahu Fights Back: ‘Only the Good of the Country before my...

In his 12-minute response on television, a visibly shaken Netanyahu opened by reminding Israelis of his long record as a special forces officer, Israel's UN envoy, finance minister and, finally, as prime minister.

Poll: Israelis Want Haredim Out of Govt, Illegal Africans Out of Country

A majority of the respondents prefers six out of the seven business categories be kept open on Shabbat.

Justice Minister to Radical Former Chief Justice: Your Path Leads to the Tyranny of...

Shaked's new legislation is liable to undo Barak's quarter century of cleverly intertwined precedent rulings and wrest from the hands of the justices a great deal of misappropriated power.

Norwegian MP Nominates BDS for Nobel Peace Prize

Moxnes claims that Norway’s asylum policy is far too strict, and argues for removing all obstacles facing asylum seekers.

Israeli Ambassador to Russia Speaks Up Against ‘Polish Death Camps’ Law

"We’re working with the Russian state service for archives on a project titled ‘Every Person Has a Name,’" Koren said.

Knesset Removes MK Hazan for 6 Months for Insulting (Practically) Everyone

MK Biran called MK Hazan "Pimp,", to which he responded, "Do you want to fill out a work form?"

Report: IDF Discriminates Against Settlers Wishing to Plant JNF Trees on Tu B’Shvat

There exists an inherent discrimination in the way the JNF has to distribute plants for the traditional Tu B'Shvat planting in Judea and Samaria.

Knesset Opposition Kills Bill Under Nose of Inept Coalition Chairman

MK Michal Rozin (Meretz) twitted at the end of the vote: "The opposition just now killed a coalition bill. They were busy watching [popular satirical show] Wonderful Country."

Watch: Leftist MK Thrown Out of Committee Debate for Saying Chair Is ‘Friends with...

MK Zandberg, who is currently running for the chairmanship of her Meretz party, was removed by Chairman Kisch for "incessant disturbances." She replied, using impregnable logic, "I interrupted incessantly? You are friends with Nazis."

Israeli Education Minister Orders Compulsory Course on Poles’ Collaboration with Nazis

The lesson plan reminds students that "even after the war, Jews encountered hostility from their former neighbors as they returned from the concentration camps ... The most famous case was the Kielce pogrom in Poland, in July 1946, during which the Poles murdered 42 Holocaust survivors who returned to the city."

Pew: 79% of Republicans Prefer Israel over Palestinians, Compared with 27% of Democrats

Overall, Americans still support Israel over the Palestinians by wid margins, save for one group: adults ages 18-29, 32% of whom prefer Israel, 23% the Palestinians, and 19% don't know.

Rabbi Riskin Calls for Public Transportation on Shabbat

"Public transportation can be operated on Shabbat with non-Jewish drivers."

Poll: National Religious Voters Prefer Shaked over Bennett

It should be noted that Bennett has already been elected chairman until 2020, so he has nothing to worry about regarding his position.

Haredi Parties, Liberman, on Coalition Toppling War Path over Shabbat Laws

Interior Minister Aryeh Deri (Shas) on Saturday slammed the Yisrael Beiteinu chairman over his show of solidarity with law breakers, and told reporters, "I am done with Avigdor Liberman."

German Jews ‘Appalled’ by Iranian Spy Network’s Focus on Jewish Targets

All three Jewish institutions were presumably being studied as potential targets for retaliatory strikes by Iran.

Rabbi Calling to Oust IDF Chief over Mixed-Sex Agenda

Naturally, a slew of politicians took a ride on Rabbis Eliyahu and Aviner's statements, eager to score points with their supporters.

Liberman: ‘We Don’t Want to Destroy Gaza, We Must Drive Them to Total Despair’

Liberman continued to issue promises on Monday morning, such as, "By the end of this year, we will destroy all the [terror] tunnels and complete the construction of the [tunnel] barrier."

Netanyahu Criticizing Media Cruelty in Treating Son’s Drunk Tape

Of course, as far as hypocrisy is concerned, there was plenty to go around at Ben Gurion Saturday night.

Israelis Bewildered by Netanyahu’s Son’s Drunk Night on the Town

Ha'aretz devoted five different stories to the Netanyahu Jr. fiasco, plus the complete transcript of his late night fling. The bastion of Israel's left was so heavy with dripping disgust, it should probably have been delivered to subscribers in plastic bags.

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