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"The people who do not observe the Shabbat played out the first act claiming there was violence, and there really wasn't. "
The initial investigation raised suspicions of unusual movements in bank accounts associated with Aryeh Deri and family members.
A Saturday night poll showed that should Labor appoint Benny Gantz to head its Knesset list, the party could pick up 24 seats, compared with Likud's 26.
The split within the Haredi factions in last Tuesday's vote also makes it possible for several Haredi city council-members elect to endorse Berkovitch next round.
Jerusalem Faction, the radical Haredi slate (2) will support the secular Berkowitz.
"He was an outstanding and industrious minister who brightened everyone’s face; he loved peace and pursued peace."
Minister Liberman did not retract the comment mentioned in the complaint.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday morning told the weekly Cabinet meeting that Hamas, apparently, has not internalized Israel's message. "If they do not stop...
The Interior Minister is opposed to lowering the threshold, fearing that this would let his rival, Eli Yishai, enter the Knesset.
MK Bezalel Smotrich (Habayit Hayehudi) on Monday sent an angry letter to Prime Minister Netanyahu and Justice Minister Shaked, protesting the decision to discriminate...
The party list features names from a variety of sides inside Israeli society.
Netanyahu told the three Haredi coalition leaders at the meeting, who insist they oppose the draft law in its present form: "I do not want new elections, but I'm not afraid of elections, and if there are elections, I'll do fine."
The clash over the bill is reaching the point where the gloves would be pulled off and the political fisticuffs could start.
“We'll do everything to prevent the legislative progress of this stupid and terrible law.," Tibi said.
Up to the last minute, it wasn't clear the bill had a chance of passing in the Knesset.
Last summer, the High Court of Justice revoked an earlier version of the draft law which granted yeshiva students an exemption from military service through 2023.
Lowering the threshold would thus could give the rightwing block as many as 70 seats in the next Knesset—it now hovers around 65, and clip one or two Arab seats that would travel back to the Zionist leftwing parties.
"It has gone through chuppas, bris millahs, public conferences and various other events, during which people who needed medicine, spouses, blessings and salvation sat on it."
Shas MK Yigal Guetta on Wednesday announced his resignation from the Knesset, in the wake of harsh rebuke he received from Sephardi rabbis, including...
Last March the Knesset passed the amendment to the Citizenship Law, which permits government to revoke a citizenship in absentia.
The Chief Rabbi was very critical of the fact that the terrorist attacker had not been eliminated at the scene of the crime.
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.
Deri was furious at Netanyahu's request, and told the PM, while walking out of the room: "I know what you're doing to me and I will not let you do it."