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Momentum Grows in Israel to Clip Wings of New Israel Fund

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.

Haredi, Labor Parties Won’t Join Effort to Impeach Zoabi

MK Uri Maklev called MK Forer’s initiative a “populist move by Yisrael Beteinu” with no real chance to succeed.

Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat Entering National Politics

Barkat announced he won't be running for a third term as Jerusalem's mayor.

Jerusalem & Ministry Team Formed to Resolve Battle Between Church & State

The Knesset will suspend all legislative activity on the new tax law regarding church property during work by the team.

Israel’s Electronic Signature Bill Amended, Updated

“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.”

Cannabis Decriminalization Bill Moves Through Knesset Committee

The law will not apply to minors under 18, soldiers and persons with previous cannabis or criminal convictions.

Netanyahu Claims He Discussed Annexing Settlements with US

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.”

Balad MK Jamal Zahalka Claims ‘Political Persecution’ Over Police Investigation

Police said they had found evidence of wrongdoing during the 2013 and 2015 election campaigns.

MK Zoabi Aims Rubber Band at Start of VP Pence Knesset Speech

Knesset security was beefed up prior to his address to prevent lawmakers from having direct access to the vice president.

FULL TRANSCRIPT: Remarks by US Vice President Mike Pence at Special Session of Knesset,...

"We strongly urge the Palestinian leadership to return to the table. Peace can only come through dialogue."

Watch Arab List MKs Disrupt US VP Mike Pence

Arab MKs began holding up signs and yelling as VP Pence began to speak.

Israeli Arab Joint List Members Removed During Pence’s Knesset Speech

The Joint Arab List lawmakers began to raise signs protesting U.S. President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Jerusalem.

Netanyahu: Pence Making History as First VP to Address Knesset

“No American vice president has had a greater commitment to Israel and its people.”

Knesset Speaker Edelstein to Pence: City of David Rebuilt, We’re Again Guarding Our Walls

"We are bound together by the values and aspirations based on our basic beliefs of liberty, Biblical tradition and peace.”

Rally on Monday in Jerusalem for Vice President Mike Pence

The rally will take place Monday, Jan. 22 at 1:00 pm outside the Knesset gate in Jerusalem.

Shabbat Supermarket Law Squeaks Through by 58 to 57

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 Pressured to ‘Leave Shiva’ In Order to Vote on Shabbat Bill

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.

‘Police Recommendations’ Amendment Squeaks By after Stormy 58 Hour Debate

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.

Jewish Home MK Demands Bulletproofing for Judea and Samaria Buses

The bullet-proof buses in Judea and Samaria – about 150 buses – haven’t been replaced for about 20 years.

Shabbat Mini-Market Bill Finds its Knesset Majority

Up to the last minute, it wasn't clear the bill had a chance of passing in the Knesset.

Vice-President Mike Pence to Visit Israel for Chanukah

VP Pence will be addressing the Knesset during his visit.

Israeli Minister Wishing All Arab Leaders Emulated the Late Sadat

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.

Bipartisan Congressional and Knesset Declaration Calls for Recognition of Israel as a Jewish State

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

Knesset Gives Preliminary Approval to Turning to Halacha in Absence of Clear Laws

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.

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