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'This is a clear example of secular coercion. Many municipalities are not interested in having an eruv, and the religious minority suffers.'
To date, Israel's record has been abysmal on developing renewable energies rapidly and extensively.
'Often times I found myself asking foreign presidents not to speak at the Knesset for fear of a disgraceful outburst,' Speaker Edelstein said.
“It was a historic day at the Knesset!” Ishmael Khaldi wrote in a jubilant Facebook post following the meeting.
The current basic law requires the consent of only 61 Knesset members, a minimal majority.
Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely recommended that UNESCO and the Arab MKs read and familiarize themselves with two books.
'37 years after the invention of email, the start-up nation still uses the fax machine.'
While the law prevents enforcement against 2,000 structures belonging to Israelis, it is also making it difficult for the authorities and the IDF to act against more than 10,000 illegal Arab structures.
One major event could sweep any of the four center-field players into or away from leading or becoming a major partner in a ruling coalition. The battle will be joined at the center, while the right and the left will see only minute changes.
Bennett noted that 'twice in the past 15 years we were a hair's breadth away from handing over the Temple Mount, the Mount of Olives, the City of David, and three quarters of the Old City to the Palestinians, by [former Prime Ministers] Barak and Olmert.'
In his ruling, Judge Itay Bresler-Gonen wrote that Ghattas "took advantage of his status as a member of the Knesset and the trust given him by the democratic system and the IPS.'
Speaker Edelstein was invited to give the speech exactly 30 years after he had completed a three-year sentence in a Soviet labor camp for his Zionist activities.
In the 1990s, European countries complained about Israeli citizens with Israeli passports who were engaged in criminal activity, which affected Israel's visa agreements.
In a stormy Knesset session, MK Zoabi said 'he who places a siege on Gaza is a terrorist'; Minister Levin responded: 'If you had any integrity you would give up your Israeli citizenship.'
In 2016, a 'History of Palestinian Druze' seminar was hosted by Bladna in the Druze town of Daliyat al-Karmel, which stressed the 'importance of refusing to enlist.'
"It is important to make clear, before the start of a diplomatic process, that Jerusalem will never be divided under any circumstance."
In response to an objection from MK Osama Sa'adi (Joint Arab List) Arab List) that the law reneges on agreements signed between Israel and the PA, MK Stern argued that those agreements also obligate both sides to act to prevent terrorism.
The pressure to go ahead with the bill came from rightwing Likud members, as well as from Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked (Habayit Hayehudi) and Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman (Yisrael Beiteinu).
Traditionally, security officials have objected to usurping funds that are being transferred to the Palestinian Authority, fearing this would further undermine the status of Chairman Mahmoud Abbas.