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Knesset Debates Kashrut Monopoly and the Calls to Privatize It

19 Tevet 5777 – January 17, 2017
MK Elazar Stern (Yesh Atid) accused the chief rabbinate of enforcing inappropriate, capricious rules, saying, 'You can't count on the chief rabbinate's kosher certification because it is corrupt.'

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Netanyahu Tells Knesset Session Honoring Shimon Peres: ‘Peace Will Not Be Achieved at Futile...

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Knesset Signatures Secured for MK Basel Ghattas Impeachment

19 Tevet 5777 – January 16, 2017
Formal impeachment proceedings against Israeli Arab MK Basel Ghattas are in the initial stages; sufficient signatures have been obtained.

EU Warns Trump Not to Move US Embassy To Jerusalem From Tel Aviv

EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini politely warned incoming US President Trump not to move the US Embassy to Jerusalem.

Knesset Committee Approves ‘V15 Law’ Limiting Campaign Contributions

The amendment has been dubbed the 'V15 Law' a leftwing movement that received $349,000 in funding from the US State Dept. to unseat PM Benjamin Netanyahu in 2015.

Dozens of ‘Death Herd’ Camels Confiscated, Caused Fatal Road Accidents [video]

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Inspired Rally Protesting Supreme Court Flights of Fancy with Helium Balloons

Apparently, the Jerusalemites were delighted with their gift balloons, and most of them agreed with the message.

69 Years Ago Today: Loss of 35 Fighters Who Could Have Saved Gush Etzion

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Full Text: Paris ‘Peace’ Summit Joint Declaration, January 15, 2017

18 Tevet 5777 – January 15, 2017
The joint declaration of nations gathered in Paris to reaffirm their support for UN Security Council resolution 2334(2016) which condemned Israel's presence in her own capital, and the presence of half a million Jews in their homes.

UK Attended Paris Summit in ‘Observer Status’ Only

The UK did not sign the Paris joint declaration, which reaffirms UN Security Council resolution 2334.

UK Sends Junior Delegation to Paris Summit in Deference to Trump

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May looked to the future of her country and deferred to US President-elect Donald Trump on Paris.

Hundreds Rally Against Anti-Israel Paris ‘Peace’ Conference

The rally attracted protesters from across Europe: France, Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany, who raised Israeli flags and signs supporting Israel.

Report: French Fund Pro-BDS NGOs Possibly Tied to Terrorists

NGO Monitor accuses France of providing both direct government support (through AFD and the French Consulate in Jerusalem) and indirect support via third party NGOs to organizations with alleged ties to the PFLP terror organization.

Knesset Rejects Bill Calling to Appoint Replacement for Netanyahu ‘Just in Case’

The opposition bill was submitted against a backdrop of growing expectations that Israel's police will soon recommend to the state prosecution to open criminal procedures against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

Reports: 72 Diplomats in Paris to Stop Short of Recognizing ‘Palestinian State’

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Pew: Republicans Love Israel, Democrats Only So-So

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