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When It Cools Down a Little, You Can’t Miss the Third Jerusalem Biennale for...

In honor of the Balfour Declaration centennial, Biennale2017 will showcase specially-commissioned works by three British artists exploring this watershed in recent Jewish history and host a special event in the Knesset.

Israeli ‘Long Weekend’ Bill in Jeopardy

The proposal faces still opposition from a competing plan that would reduce the work week by one hour.

High Court Suspends ‘Regulation Act’ Designed to Spare Jewish Homes from Demolition

Some have argued that Mandelblit just established a dangerous precedent in Israel's mishmash of the branches of government, whereby the Knesset would have to await the court's approval for its legislation, as would the government depend on the court's not to execute new laws.

Report: Haredi Private Shabbat Power Stations May Raise Israelis’ Electric Rates

Yedioth quotes MK Maklev as saying that at the current situation the IEC incurs a 15% loss in serving Haredi customers, and perhaps using that amount to offset the regular loss would eventually benefit everybody.

Poll: Likud Still Leading, Labor Weaker

The Joint Arab List would retain its power with 13 seats, followed by Habayit Hayehudi which would rise from 8 to 12 seats.

Police Tell Court Netanyahu to Be Indicted on Bribes, Breach of Trust

The key component which threatens to turn the ongoing investigation into a full-blown indictment is the expectation that Ari Harow, a Los Angeles-born Israeli who served as Netanyahu's Chief of Staff – and parted on good terms – is turning state's witness.

Thursday Supreme Court Justice Salim Joubran Went Home

Joubran remained all alone when he objected to the suspension of MK Hanin Zuabi from the Knesset for inappropriate public conduct (she spat at Police, among other things) – four Jewish judges approved the temporary removal.

Knesset to Debate New Death Penalty for Terrorists Bill

The amended articles which so far imposed only life imprisonment for acts of treason and/or terrorism, will now carry the death penalty as the first option before a judge.

Deri Moving to Revoke Citizenship of Traitor Arab MK

Last March the Knesset passed the amendment to the Citizenship Law, which permits government to revoke a citizenship in absentia.

Report: Internal Rotation Fight Threatens Future of Joint Arab List

Disagreement over a rotation agreement is threatening to dismantle the Joint Arab List, which to date has been a monumental success story in Israeli politics.

MK Hazan’s New Bill Absolves Terrorist’s Killers of Criminal Liability

Since the Elor Azaria affair, there is hesitation by security forces and ordinary citizens to carry out the protocol of verifying the killing of a terrorist.

‘Under Siege Every Shabbat’ – Secular Israeli Village Blocks Eruv Project of 50 Orthodox...

'This is a clear example of secular coercion. Many municipalities are not interested in having an eruv, and the religious minority suffers.'

Knesset Passes Law Ordering Government Renewable Energy Plan

To date, Israel's record has been abysmal on developing renewable energies rapidly and extensively.

Knesset Rule Change: Remove Immediately MK Disrupting Foreign Visitor’s Speech

'Often times I found myself asking foreign presidents not to speak at the Knesset for fear of a disgraceful outburst,' Speaker Edelstein said.

Israeli Lawmakers Vote to Pave Access Road for Khawalid

“It was a historic day at the Knesset!” Ishmael Khaldi wrote in a jubilant Facebook post following the meeting.

Super Majority Bill on Jerusalem Advances to Next Step

The current basic law requires the consent of only 61 Knesset members, a minimal majority.

Hotovely Recommends Voll’s Palestinian History Book

Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely recommended that UNESCO and the Arab MKs read and familiarize themselves with two books.

Knesset Ushers End of Fax Era in the Public Sector

'37 years after the invention of email, the start-up nation still uses the fax machine.'

Defense Ministry: Settlements’ Regulation Act Favors Arabs

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.

Poll: No Matter Who Wins Labor’s Round 2, Likud Still Way Ahead

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.

Likud, Habayit Hayehudi, to Work on Compromise Bill to Forbid Splitting Jerusalem

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.'

Former MK Basel Ghattas Starts Serving Prison Term for Security Violations

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 to Russian Parliament: I Greet You in the Language for which I...

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.

Knesset Permits Olim to Obtain Israeli Passports Upon Arrival

In the 1990s, European countries complained about Israeli citizens with Israeli passports who were engaged in criminal activity, which affected Israel's visa agreements.

Liberman Calls for New Arab Knesset Party

Liberman believes that the quality of life of Arabs in Israel would improve if they voted for an Arab party that concentrated on improving the lives of its constituents.

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