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The left-wing NIF non-governmental organization, which is headquartered in New York with offices in various countries, is a main financial backer of the delegitimization campaign against Israel by supporting various local Israeli-based NGOs that are often at odds with the state.
Only Meretz and the Joint Arab List opposed the bill.
MK Uri Maklev called MK Forer’s initiative a “populist move by Yisrael Beteinu” with no real chance to succeed.
Barkat announced he won't be running for a third term as Jerusalem's mayor.
The Knesset will suspend all legislative activity on the new tax law regarding church property during work by the team.
“It is proposed to amend the law in order to adapt it to the changing reality in the field of electronic signatures and to remove barriers in this area.”
The law will not apply to minors under 18, soldiers and persons with previous cannabis or criminal convictions.
But Netanyahu “did not present the United States with specific annexation proposals, and in any case the United States did not give its consent to the proposals.”
Police said they had found evidence of wrongdoing during the 2013 and 2015 election campaigns.
Knesset security was beefed up prior to his address to prevent lawmakers from having direct access to the vice president.
"We strongly urge the Palestinian leadership to return to the table. Peace can only come through dialogue."
The Joint Arab List lawmakers began to raise signs protesting U.S. President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Jerusalem.
“No American vice president has had a greater commitment to Israel and its people.”
"We are bound together by the values and aspirations based on our basic beliefs of liberty, Biblical tradition and peace.”
The rally will take place Monday, Jan. 22 at 1:00 pm outside the Knesset gate in Jerusalem.
MK Yulia Malinovsky, whose coalition party Yisrael Beiteinu broke rank and voted against the bill, asked the Likud members from the podium Monday night when did they become a Haredi party.
MK Glick's spokesperson confirmed the incident did indeed take place. The measure was closely debated, but generally votes are put off when a death has taken place.
Before the vote, there was a vociferous confrontation between MK Oren Hazan (Likud) and MK Hanin Zoabi (Joint Arab List) Arab List), during which she called him a pimp and he informed her that he couldn't get even a two-legged goat for her.
The bullet-proof buses in Judea and Samaria – about 150 buses – haven’t been replaced for about 20 years.
Up to the last minute, it wasn't clear the bill had a chance of passing in the Knesset.
VP Pence will be addressing the Knesset during his visit.
With the longevity of Arab leaders who pay official visits to the Knesset in Jerusalem set at about four years, one could read Kara's tweet to be on the morbid side.
Congressmen and MKs: Territorial concessions have not brought peace and Israel should be encouraged to use all diplomatic, economic and military tools to end the conflict
The notion presented by the authors of the bill that Jewish halacha is a well-defined body of law, a streamlined set of answers to judicial questions, if you will, is absurd.