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The government's response was submitted by attorney Harel Arnon, after Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit had refused to represent the government in this case.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Last March the Knesset passed the amendment to the Citizenship Law, which permits government to revoke a citizenship in absentia.
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.
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.
'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.