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Tal Law Will Not be Brought to Cabinet Vote

2 Shevat 5772 – January 26, 2012
PM Netanyahu recently said that the law would be extended another five years.

Another Woman Attacked in Beit Shemesh

1 Shevat 5772 – January 24, 2012
Dozens of haredim stoned the car of a woman as she hung posters for a lottery; similar incidents have sparked debate over the treatment of women in haredi society

Annexing Area C – Israel’s Turn For Unilateral Move?

24 Tevet 5772 – January 19, 2012
The new initiatives come on the heels of the European Union's plan to invest in infrastructure in the Arab areas of Area C. According to the E.U.'s numbers only 5.8% of Judea and Samaria's Arabs live in Area C, which comprises 62% of Judea and Samaria.

Inter-Parliamentary Union Apologizes for Hamas Invitation, Participation

23 Tevet 5772 – January 17, 2012
Knesset Speaker Rivlin had sent letter expressing displeasure at participation of Hamas.

Ahmad Tibi Suspended From Knesset

Tibi's rhyming rebuke included a not-so-veiled derogatory reference to fellow MK’s mother

MK Tibi Suspended from Knesset Week For Profanity-Laced Poem

Ahmad Tibi recited poem about MK Michaeli before the Knesset.

Knesset Considers Withdrawing from Inter-Parliamentary Union for Invitation to Hamas

22 Tevet 5772 – January 16, 2012
International body reneges on pledge not to invite Hamas to meeting.

Knesset Plenum Votes Down Proposed Bills by MK Ahmad Tibi

Tibi proposes bill recognizing Jerusalem as Palestinian capital.

Knesset Speaker: If the Government Does Not Legalize Migron, the Knesset Will

18 Tevet 5772 – January 12, 2012
Comments come a day after Habayit Hayehudi threatens to leave coalition over the issue.

Immigrant Absorption Minister: ‘Ethiopian Immigrants Should Be Grateful To Israel’

17 Tevet 5772 – January 11, 2012
MK Sofa Landver responds to claims of racism against Ethiopian Israelis.

Update: MK Michaeli Suspended One Month

15 Tevet 5772 – January 10, 2012
Anastassia MIchaeli suspended from Knesset plenum after water-throwing incident.

MK Douses Colleague During Heated Knesset Committee Session

15 Tevet 5772 – January 9, 2012
After the incident, Michaeli was unrepentant: "Majadle will learn not to insult women. He hurt the honor of the Knesset and of this place. The times when a man can curse a woman in public, offend her and act violently are over. Times have changed."

Jewish MK Douses Arab MK During Heated Knesset Committee Session

MK Anastassia Michaeli throws a cup of water at MK Ghaleb Majadle after he calls her "fascist," tells her to "shut up."

We Didn’t Even Notice

17 Adar 5770 – March 3, 2010
Israel has stopped representing the Jewish nation, and we didn't even notice. The parliament was transferred from the Knesset to the Herzliya Conference, and we didn't even notice.

‘Netanyahu Lacks The Ability To Lead’: An Interview With MK Michael Ben Ari

20 Elul 5769 – September 9, 2009
A recent study by the nationalist organization Mattot Arim ranked Dr. Michael Ben Ari of National Union number two in terms of Knesset members "most loyal to the right-wing's agenda in the Knesset term that just ended." (The Likud's Danny Danon finished first.)

ZOA President’s Encounter With Arab Lawmaker

11 Sivan 5769 – June 3, 2009
JERUSALEM - An American Jewish leader was restricted by security guards from entering the Knesset last week after he questioned an Arab lawmaker over seemingly anti-Israel statements and practices.

Why I Will Not Appeal Likud’s Decision

27 Kislev 5769 – December 24, 2008
In response to the action of the Likud Elections committee that bumped me from the 20th to the 36th spot on the Likud Knesset list, I have received numerous phone calls from attorneys urging me to appeal to the Israeli Supreme Court.

Where Are We Today?

23 Tishri 5769 – October 22, 2008
Many Americans may wonder how it is possible for Ehud Olmert to still be prime minister of Israel after having resigned on September 21.

Remembering My Friend Yuval Ne’eman

1 Av 5766 – July 26, 2006
One day in the summer of 1981, when I was still living in Brooklyn, I received a call from Dassie Marcus, a fervent supporter of Israel, the settlement movement, and Gush Emunim.

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