The move means that the indictments against Netanyahu can now be filed in Jerusalem District Court.
These are all temporary appointments, although, with the Israeli voters' track record so far and this being the third election in less than a year, in their place I would buy a suit.
Edelstein said he neither expedited nor delayed the meeting, making “all decisions based on the values I have had my entire life."
Heba Yazbak, of the Arab-majority Joint List, shared a photo of Kunter and praised him as a “martyred warrior” who died while waging Jihad.
A Knesset guard came across the unattended bag near some offices.
"No democracy in the world has changed the rules of the electoral process during a vacation. "
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The Likud believes that the Knesset Advisor has a conflict of interest, as his wife participated in the state prosecution’s ruling on Netanyahu’s cases.
“His condition is listed as good, and stable,” according to the hospital spokesperson.
The counsel's affair serves to reinforce the common view in Israel that the judicial system is a den of corrupt elite operators with scant regard to the rule of law.
The Knesset counsel's opinion puts the ball in Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein's court, and it's up to him now to adopt or reject it.
Knesset Counsel Eyal Yinon's opinion will certainly determine Benjamin Netanyahu's political future.
In Israel, image copyright violations can cost as much as NIS 100,000.
The reality is that should the Knesset decide to grant Netanyahu immunity based on police mismanagement of the case against him, his protection would not likely go away when he is out of office.
Judea and Samaria municipalities ended the previous year with budget deficits due to unexpected spending on security.
Avigdor Liberman's Israel Beiteinu inserted a proposed amendment into the law, that foreign workers in Israel will not receive double-time holiday pay on election day.
Israel's unprecedented third election in one year will be held on March 2, 2020.
It's a real cliff-hanger . . . Well, not really. If at first you don't succeed, you return to the polls. And then repeat.
The right-wing union (Habayit Hayehudi), without Bennett and Shaked, does not pass the threshold vote.
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Israeli media claim there are silent negotiations between Likud and Liberman, but there is still no way to match the maximum Haredi concessions to Liberman's minimum demands.
"We have to tell him – You are the Speaker of the Knesset, it's all on your head."
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Liberman said: "We are going to very difficult, very turbulent elections, and no one knows what level of cursing and slander we will reach in the coming campaign."
Despite the appearance of a wild west style clash between two gunslingers, Mandelblit can't stop Ohana, who is the minister responsible for the judiciary system.
The number of actual Haredi yeshiva students who answer the call to defend their country has remained about the same: a little more than 1,000 each year.
It's hard to believe that either Gantz or Netanyahu would be able to actually put together a new government even in the extra 14 days allowed by the law, should Liberman refuse to join them.
“We will not sit in a government headed by Benjamin Netanyahu, unless a court acquits him of the serious charges against him."
“Everyone understands: Israel is in the midst of a government crisis that could lead to an economic and social collapse. It is indeed a real alarm.”
“The rule of law isn’t above the law ... The essence of democracy is checks and balances."
In early November, Shas chairman Aryeh Deri proposed swift elections for prime minister between Benny Gantz and Benjamin Netanyahu – believing the voters would favor Bibi.
Lapid will continue to rule, as the party elders explained, "Due to the exceptional situation."
Other parties intend to join the election time-curbing initiative, and promote a swift vote over the next 21 days, before the Knesset is dispersed.