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‘Balfour at 100’ Exhibition Showing at the Knesset

The Jerusalem Biennale exhibition entitled Balfour at 100, featuring the artwork of three British artists, will be temporarily re-sited from its location in the Museum of Underground Prisoners into the Knesset.

Netanyahu Leaving for London to Mark Balfour Declaration Centennial

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday evening, following the special Knesset session in memory of Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, will leave for London to attend an event marking 100 years...

Haredi Parties Demand New Military Draft Law Praise Torah Study, Likud Agrees

Last summer, the High Court of Justice revoked an earlier version of the draft law which granted yeshiva students an exemption from military service through 2023.

Labor MK: Soldiers Who Give Thanks at Kotel – Religious Coercion

Fewer than 20 people attended Bar-Lev's rally, but the vehemence with which he attacked one of the most common practices of IDF soldiers, religious and secular alike, suggests the gap between right and left in Israel is stretching even wider.

Chief Rabbinate Condemns Supreme Court for ‘Severely Harming Shabbat’

"The fact that the judges' decision was based on their way of life expresses more than anything else that this is not a matter for trial, but a matter of their worldview."

Edelstein Urging Poles Not to Nationalize Holocaust Survivors’ Property

"In light of the warm and special relation between Poland and Israel, and specifically between our parliaments, I would urge you to consider amending the proposed legislation."

Survey: 59% of Israelis Agree with President’s Support of High Court Against Netanyahu

59% said they agree or quite agree with the president, while only 26% say they do not agree or quite disagree. 15% said they did not know.

Surprise! Meretz Isn’t a Zionist Party

'We have Arabs in our party and therefore by definition, we cannot be Zionist.'

President Rivlin Swears in New Supreme Court Chief Justice Esther Hayut

Justice Hayut's reputation as a jurist far outshines Naor's.

MKs Begin Work Amid Investigations, Controversy, Criminal Investigations

MKs will debate laws to legalize the Jewish character of the state, and to limit the power of the Supreme Court.

Rivlin, Netanyahu Call for Bipartisan Teamwork, Netanyahu Attacked at Opening of Knesset Winter Session

"You ... turned the word ‘leftist’ to a synonym for ‘enemy,'” Zionist Camp MK Isaac Herzog accused the prime minister.

Leftwing Party Chief Zahava Gal-On Leaves Knesset

Last month, Gal-On, the first director general of anti-Zionist NGO B'Tselem, was spared a vote to oust her from the chairmanship in her party's national convention.

Joint List Chairman Says Attacks on IDF Soldiers ‘Legitimate Struggle Against Occupation’

“I do not call on the Palestinian people how to resist, but certainly support any struggle that will not harm civilians.”

MK Proposes Bill to Publicize Names of Recalcitrant Jewish Husbands

“Women denied a divorce may as well be dead,” MK Revital Swid said.

Public Security Minister Files Complaint Against Arab MK Over Temple Mount Visit

Tibi: “The order ... to prevent Muslim Knesset members from entering the Al Aqsa Mosque is irresponsible and illegal.”

Israeli Pols Slam Arab List Chief for Congratulations Call to Hamas’ Ismail Haniyeh

"Ayman Odeh is a terrorist in a suit. What he has managed to conceal for two years of smiling – he revealed in one phone call with Haniyeh."

Report: Orthodox Justice Defied Supreme Court’s Directive, Participated in Gush Etzion Liberation Ceremony

Recently retired Justice Elyakim Rubinstein, also an Orthodox Jew, told Army Radio he saw no problem in his former colleague's attending the ceremony as a private person.

Afirmative Action: New Habayit Hayehudi Bill Gives Reservists Preference in Civil Service Hiring

'A person who serves the state and sacrifices his comfort for her sake must be awarded a significant advantage.'

Survey: Most Arab Citizens Have Positive Attitude to Israel

Israeli Arabs feel generally good in Israel, but “attitudes toward the institutions of the State of Israel are very critical.”

Jewish Man and Woman of the Year 5777: Bezalel Smotrich and Ayelet Shaked

Both Smotrich and Shaked have shown their ability to mobilize considerable political might in the pursuit of their ideas

Likud Minister Begs Forgiveness of Migron Evacuees

"I, as a representative of the Government of Israel, ask forgiveness from the residents of Migron for the fact that we have not been able to protect the settlement and also that we have not yet established the new Migron," Elkin said.

High Court Removes ‘Get Married’ from Pro-Same-Sex Marriage Commercial

"The struggle for same-sex couples' right to marry is part of the struggle for civil marriages in Israel, since it is clear that religious law, which regulates marriages and divorces in the state, does not allow it."

Israeli Lawmakers Outraged at High Court Ruling on Conscription Law

"The sole motivation behind [the Court's] decisions is a dictatorial hunger for power, to oppose the laws of the elected Knesset."

Political Machine Harassing MK Hazan with Ancient Lawsuit to Curb his Enthusiasm

The AG's statement said that according to the Knesset Immunity Law, Hazan has 30 days to request that the Knesset determine his immunity from criminal proceedings.

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