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Shabbat Mini-Market Bill Finds its Knesset Majority

Up to the last minute, it wasn't clear the bill had a chance of passing in the Knesset.

Surprise! Meretz Isn’t a Zionist Party

'We have Arabs in our party and therefore by definition, we cannot be Zionist.'

New Report Shows Meretz, Foreign Funds, Behind ‘Religious Conspiracy’ Campaign

An in-depth, 50-page research report issued by the Hotam organization examines the connections, activities and sources of funding of the Free Israel movement, founded...

Jerusalem Shabbat Public Transportation Project in Danger of Closing

The main contributor to the project has ceased all his support, because of his own financial trouble.

Meretz Website Breached by Pro-Palestinian Hackers

DarkCoder claims to have hacked 12,000 Israeli emails last year, including some on the Defense Ministry system.

Meretz, Channel 10 Viciously Attack Bennett Over Schoolbook

Should this be filed under irony, hypocrisy or just simply hatred?

Leftist MK to Propose Nullifying Israel’s Passover Laws

'The decision regarding eating chametz is personal and there is no place for the legislator to become involved by imposing limits and threatening criminal sanctions.'

Education Committee Debate on ‘Breaking the Silence’ in Schools Hits High Notes

MK Zehava Galon (Meretz) said Breaking the Silence is a "patriotic organization" and that those who object to it want a 'paranoid education system that does not deal with criticism.'

Tibi Predicts He’ll Be PM, Threatens to Settle Score With Jews

Israeli Arab MK Ahmed Tibi called the residents of the Jewish community of Amona "land thieves" while speaking to Ono Academic College.

UPDATE: Knesset Committee Votes to Remove MK Ghattas’ Immunity

MK Ghattas will be allowed by law to appear at the Knesset Committee and argue his case, following which the committee would vote on whether or not it recommends a vote at the plenum on removing his immunity.

Appointment of IDF Chief Rabbi Delayed by Court

The rabbi's appointment as IDF chief rabbi is being held up by secularists angry at remarks he says they misunderstood.

Haredim Block Muezzin Law, Say It Threatens Pre-Shabbat Siren

Interestingly, several Muslim and European countries have enacted laws compelling their mosques to "muffle" their loudspeakers, including Saudi Arabia and Indonesia.

Backlash Following Political Rabin Memorial

Speakers and participants at the event sharply criticized organizers, saying the gathering was a “cynical political rally” for the Zionist Union.

Meretz Chairwoman Forced Supreme Court to Work on Shabbat

Israeli courts maintain skeletal Shabbat and Holiday shifts to respond to the most urgent needs, like police requests for injunctions to prevent the smuggling of children.

Raucous Knesset Passes NGO Foreign Funding Transparency Bill

When MK Slomiansky read from a list of just how much money some leftwing NGO received from abroad the opposition benches went on the warpath, drowning his voice with their angry shouting.

Knesset to Vote on Paternity Leave

"This is the beginning of a significant revolution. I stayed at home for three months with each of my children after they were born, and I enjoyed it very much."

President Rivlin: Israel Is Democratic and Jewish and Tribal, and There Are Arabs, Too

Naturally, when MK Odeh speaks of two states, he really means four states: three purely Arab — Jordan, the PA and Gaza, and one 20% Arab — Israel.

Pro-IDF Arab Priest Gabriel Naddaf Denies Accusations of Sexual Harassment

Naddaf issued a statement Sunday saying the source for the complaints against him are criminal elements in the Arab community.

There’s Hope for the Left After All

When a Meretz councilwoman is thoroughly rebuked by her own constituency for her anti-religious hatred, it means there's hope after all.

Left-Wing Arab MK in B’nei B’rak to Change Ultra-Orthodox Vote on Women Qadis

Frej's bill calls for including at least one woman among the Qadis-Muslim jurists in Israeli courts that operate under Sharia Law.

Coalition and Opposition MKs Petition to Ban Trump from Israel [video]

At least two MKs want Trump kept out of the country. Several Opposition MKs demand Netanyahu cancel Dec. 28 meeting with Trump. Herzog mum.

The Arab Spring of Anarchy Has Come to Israel

The Muslim narrative of anarchy that played out in Iraq, Tunisia, Yemen, Egypt and Libya is going to destroy the Palestinian Authority, not Israel.

Secular Leftists Applaud New Hareidi Minister

"I, Yaakov Litzman, pledge…to be faithful to the government of Israel and to its laws."

Labor MKs Complain of Aggressive Coercion from Gay Party Activists to Support LGBT Campaign

Labor MKs described threats from party activists, who promised political damage to MKs who chose not to tow the party line on this issue...

Meretz Warns against ‘Danger’ of Bennett as Education Minister

The left-wing party's problem is that the ministry spent more money to promote Judaism than democracy.

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