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MK: Israel’s Gaza Siege Is Terrorism; Minister: Give Up Your Israeli Citizenship

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.'

Report: Arab MKs Pressuring Druze Youth to Dodge IDF Draft

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.'

Bennett to Propose Supermajority to OK Jerusalem Moves

"It is important to make clear, before the start of a diplomatic process, that Jerusalem will never be divided under any circumstance."

Bill to Deduct Terrorists’ Pay from Money Transfers to PA Gets Knesset Preliminary Approval

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.

Ministers Approve Bill Deducting Terrorists’ Pay from Palestinian Authority’s Earnings

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).

Netanyahu Postpones Bill Blocking Terrorists’ Salaries

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.

Israel Police: Kfar Qasem Riot Was Not ‘Business as Usual’

“No one, be they civilian leaders or citizens, will decide for the Israel Police whether or not to carry out a routine enforcement operation.”

7% of Palestinian Authority Budget Goes to Terrorists

The Palestinian Authority Martyr Fund makes payments to 35,000 families, including families of suicide bombers.

Knesset Committee Holds Emergency Meeting on BDS Activity in Ben-Gurion University

University President Carmi rejected the accusation that the University was trying to silence a member of its Board of Governors.

Watch: No Selfie for You!

The Knesset joker, MK Oren Hazan (Likud), grabbed his phone and asked the president's permission to snap a selfie. Trump was happy to oblige, but the Prime Minister physically tried to block the shot.

Israeli Cabinet Discussed Transferring Conquered Arab Population in 1967

The discussion, then as now, revolved around annexation versus a two-state solution, although at the time the most these Israeli ministers could imagine was a Palestinian autonomy under Israeli rule (a solution that's to the right of today's Likud).

Israel’s Nationality Bill Passes Preliminary Reading

If passed, the measure will become one of the Basic Laws of the country, with constitutional status.

Labor MK Launches IQ War Against Likud

MK Oren Hazan invited MK Rosenthal to a chess match.

Starting Today, Israeli Laws to Include Judea, Samaria Implementations

The radically changes the procedure for memoranda of government laws brought before the committee.

‘Unto Every Person There Is A Name’ – Israel’s Knesset Remembers the Six Million

The father of the PM's father-in-law pursued his son to the train station in Warsaw and tried to convince him to stay in Poland, but Shmuel was insistent. He alone survived.

Netanyahu Recalls Own Family’s Holocaust Survivors

'Dozens of relatives who perished; may their memories be blessed.'

Former MK Basel Ghattas Sentenced to Two Years in Plea Bargain Deal

Ghattas was caught smuggling cellphones to convicted terrorists in jail.

‘Regulation Act’ Nullifies Demolition Orders in Jewish Settlements

'Starting now, there will be no more enforcement against long-standing construction.'

Habayit Hayehudi Submits Law Regulating High Court’s Interaction with Legislators

The bill's sponsors also claim that Justice Barak's constitutional revolution 'disrupted the delicate balance between the legislative and judicial branches.'

Report: Shaked Refusing to Appoint Anti-Settlements Justice as Supreme Court President

Shaked is not ready to commit to the new appointment which, in Hayut's case, would undermine the central agenda of Habayit Hayehudi.

Knesset Passes Law Barring National Service in Anti-Zionist NGOs

'The time has come that we proudly and unapologetically work against those who act against the State of Israel.'

Speaker Edelstein, Closing Knesset Winter Session: Not an Example of Civilized Discourse

'This assembly as well will not go down in parliamentary history as an example of civilized discourse and proper public conduct.'

Knesset Passes ‘V-15 Law’ to Limit PACs Influence on Elections

The new Knesset amendment to the Campaign Finance Law does not deal with the possibility of super PACs.

Survey: 36% of Secular Jews Want to Leave Israel

The highest rate of those who wish to leave was among secular Jews, where 36% said they would have left. Among religious Jews only 7% expressed the same wish.

Ghattas to Plead Guilty, Two Years Jail Expected

State prosecutors will also ask the court to attach a clause of moral turpitude to the confession.

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