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Up to the last minute, it wasn't clear the bill had a chance of passing in the Knesset.
Rachel Avraham explains why Israeli communities exist in the West Bank and East Jerusalem, why the world is opposed to it and why Israel is passionately standing behind their position.
The Right, currently celebrating the passing of 'historic' the Regulation Law, will discover 2 things: First, Israel's High Court will nullify it Second, in the world's eyes, we remain 'colonialists'
Netanyahu's henchman, Coalition Chairman MK David Bitan, was seen trying to reach a deal with the opposition parties to postpone the vote by at east one week.
The legislation was repeatedly stonewalled by Netanyahu over the past few months, for a variety of political considerations.
The amendment has been dubbed the 'V15 Law' a leftwing movement that received $349,000 in funding from the US State Dept. to unseat PM Benjamin Netanyahu in 2015.
Activists calling for a boycott against Israel won't be able to enter the state if a proposed law is passed in the Knesset plenum.
The legislative initiative was defined by Abbas as a provocation which is likely to 'make the region plunge into an abyss.'
All the objections at the plenum debate had to do with the fear of government abusing the collected data.
'Hundreds of thousands of Israeli citizens in the Galilee, Negev, Jerusalem and other locations in central Israel suffer routinely and daily from the noise caused by the PA systems of houses of worship.'
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.
Shaked said the sellers would have received 'very high returns' for their land. 'They would have been compensated very well. But they're afraid to sell because of the threat of the death penalty.'
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.
But it seems the president-elect is someone who would honor his word on this as both a matter of personal principle and a blow for equity and justice.
The threat was intended to pressure Likud to make sure all the coalition partners indeed show up to support the bill.
Interestingly, several Muslim and European countries have enacted laws compelling their mosques to "muffle" their loudspeakers, including Saudi Arabia and Indonesia.
Agriculture Minister Uri Ariel (Habayit Hayehudi) may end up being the politician who broke the iron hold of the judicial civil service on Israel's democracy.
The Knesset Constitution Committee is to debate a proposed bill expanding the powers of the defense minister in pre-1967 Israel.
On the eve of Yom Kippur, October 11, which also happened to be National Coming Out Day in the US, someone at the Israeli embassy in London raised the rainbow flag together with the Israeli national flag.
Prime Minister Netanyahu has previously contacted the Attorney General on the matter, and the latter said the law needs to be amended to exclude the anti-Zionist NGO.
"This district is literally Ground Zero and our representative supported the Iran Deal? Is no one paying attention," Rosenthal queries.