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When MK Slomiansky read from a list of just how much money some leftwing NGO received from abroad the opposition benches went on the warpath, drowning his voice with their angry shouting.
Among the privileges which will become outlawed should the bill pass are conjugal visits, canteen purchases, and possession of TV sets and game consoles.
The legislation, proposed by MK Yoav Kisch (Likud), seeks to protect Israeli minorities who voluntarily serve in the IDF and suffer from increasing incitements against them.
Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked (Habayit Hayehudi) praised the transparency law, saying it would expose the fact that anti-Israeli NGOs are being funded by foreign governments.
"A man who turns his wife into an aguna and refuses to obey the judges' order to stop abusing her is not truly a man who values halakha and maintaining a Jewish lifestyle."
The legislation is sponsored by Republican senators Ted Cruz and John Cornyn of Texas and Democratic senators Chuck Schumer of New York and Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut.
“I’ve been disgusted every time I’ve heard the absurd plastic bag tax legislation introduced.”
Senate Democrats went against the wishes of the Obama administration, which warned the bill could expose Americans overseas to legal risks.
"...Hamas is really smart. When they decide to rocket Israel, they insinuate themselves in the hospitals, in the schools, in the highly populous areas."
Lawmakers are voting on a bill to revoke Israeli citizenship from convicted terrorists and their families.
A bill that would end the control of the Chief Rabbinate over conversions to Judaism in Israel was nixed Monday by PM Netanyahu.
Yesh Atid minister Yaakov Perry has blocked a new law that would prevent early release of terrorist prisoners.
"It is inconceivable that deans of yeshivas would lie knowingly and sign for their students as if they're present full time in the yeshivas, while in reality they're not there."
As far as the half million Israelis living in Judea and Samaria—most of whom are Jewish Home voters—the referendum bill leaves them in the cold.
Filner is one of a growing list of Jewish politicians who have been embraced by J Street.
Jewish community leaders gathered recently in Washington to recognize the accomplishments of Rep. Brad Sherman (D-CA) on issues dear to the Jewish community. Sherman is known for his unwavering support for a strong U.S.-Israel strategic relationship, for sponsoring a tough Iran sanctions bill, and for cosponsoring legislation that would require the State Department to immediately move the U.S. Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem.