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The IDF is the only institution that's still trusted widely: trust in the IDF by Jewish Israelis is at 90% (versus 93% last year) and at 82% by all Israelis. Only 32% of Israeli Arabs, however, trust the IDF.
The Balad party on Sunday morning revealed that party politburo member Nibin Abu Rahmoun has also been interrogated by police.
MK Trajtenberg took off his shirt at the Knesset entrance, cautioning that "tomorrow all of you will have a burqa."
Proper representation legislation in recent years has used affirmative action to boost public sectors whose presence in the civil service does not represent their share of the population.
The Drug Authority's Chief Scientist, Yossi Fisch, noted that the incidence of Marijuana serving as a "gateway drug" is "negligible, zero."
The Knesset has maintained most of its status, but that's only because it was very low 25 years ago – 27%. Today it's down to 23%.
The so-called "Regulations Bill' to legalize Jewish communities built decades ago on Arab land in Judea and Samaria, passed its first Knesset reading.
In reality, Netanyahu did not actually accuse Arabs or even mention them in connection with the recent fires. He only warned that "whomever tries to burn the State of Israel will be punished severely."
MK Bezalel Smotrich said, 'Apparently, had Netanyahu been in charge instead of Ben Gurion, we would not have had a state. Ben Gurion had courage, he established a state against all odds.'
'A judicial branch that intervenes in the legally created product of the legislative or executive branches is not adhering to the democratic model and it is our duty to bring it back on track.'
MK Issawi Freij (Meretz) announced that separating the Shabbat calls from the Muezzin bill exposes it for what it is: yet another example of Israeli racism.
First, Knesset Insider Jeremy Saltan on how Trump might effect Israel's policies, how the Muslim call to prayer in the middle of the night might be noise pollution, and how the small community of Amona is making big waves. Then, on Spiritual Cafe, Rabbi Mike Feuer joins Yishai to discuss Abraham's adventures including praying for Sodom not to be destroyed, having a baby at a hundred and laughing about it, kicking out the "Egyptian" son, and finally, almost sacrificing the miracle child to God.
The Gush Etzion neighborhood of Netiv HaAvot is also in danger of destruction.
Both Minister Moshe Kahlon (Kulanu) and Coalition Chairman David Bitan (Likud) warned that the bill would be suspended should it meet resistance from the Supreme Court.
The threat was intended to pressure Likud to make sure all the coalition partners indeed show up to support the bill.
"For 21 years, the Left has been trying to blame Netanyahu for the incitement. Over and over Netanyahu said we disagree, but there should be no incitement. And now you're trying to silence him."
The original Muezzin bill was tabled and the Knesset ordered a report that said mosque loudspeakers have been around since loudspeakers had been invented, recommending a dialogue with the Muslim authorities.