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Netanyahu to Reduce Vote Threshold to Save Right-Wing Block from Splintering

So far, the only significant effect of the 3.75% threshold has been the forced unification of four Arab parties as the Joint Arab List.

Bennett’s, Shaked’s ‘New Right’ Party to Challenge Netanyahu

According to Bennett, Netanyahu's contempt for religious Zionism has reached an intolerable peak.

Bennett, Shaked, to Announce Leaving Habayit Hayehudi Tonight, Form New Party

The two will deliver a statement to the media at 8:15 PM in Tel Aviv.

Knesset Rules: No Early Release for Convicted Terrorists

"A terrorist who comes to carry out an attack does not act against the individual victim, but against all of society."

Report: Lieutenant General Gantz Would Rather Run Alone

The former commander of the Israeli military forces has attained messianic proportions for Yesh Atid and Labor.

Knesset Passes Medical Cannabis Export Regulation Bill

Under the new law, each export license for medical cannabis must be approved by the Israel Ministry of Health.

First Elections Poll Is Out: Bibi Stays, Labor Sinking from 24 to 9

Habayit Hayehudi headed by Naftali Bennett receives 11 seats in the new poll, compared to 8 in the current Knesset.

Roseanne Barr Reportedly Invited to Speak at the Knesset Jan 30

According to Walla, Barr was invited by the Knesset Deputy Speaker MK Hilik Bar (Zionist Union). They are probably not related.

Elections Set for April 9, So What About Benny Gantz?

At the polls he has been sinking in direct correlation to allowing his run to gain a realistic substance.

Haredi Parties Could Pay a High Price for Failure to Cooperate on IDF Draft...

Yesh Atid chairman MK Yair Lapid said on Monday: "After the elections, a government headed by myself will pass the draft law without tricky combinations."

Coalition Partners Vote to Dissolve Knesset, Early Elections Set for April 9

Religious parties in the coalition refused to back the legislation called the Hareidi Draft Law.

BREAKING: Coalition Heads Move to Disband Knesset – Elections To Be Held in April

Israel’s general elections will be held on April 9th, seven months ahead of their scheduled date in November 2019.

Likud: We’ll Debate the Draft Law Without the Haredim If Need Be

The future of the current government depends on Litzman and his spiritual guide, the Gerer Rebbe.

Yehuda Glick Returns to the Temple Mount on Wife’s Yahrzeit

He has been called "a symbol of the struggle for Jewish prayer on the Temple Mount."

‘Yellow Vests’ Threaten Knesset Committee: Israelis Will Hit the Streets If Electricity Goes Up...

Last week, Israel's Electricity Authority announced a rise in the cost of electricity to consumers in 2019 of between 6% and 8%.

Knesset Committee Chair: Arab on Arab Crime ‘Intolerable’

"How do we deal with uncontrolled gangs? It's intolerable and cannot continue."

Knesset Committee Reviews El Al’s Shabbat Flight Fiasco

"The people who do not observe the Shabbat played out the first act claiming there was violence, and there really wasn't. "

Draft Law Deadline Pushed to January

After having no success in reaching a compromise with the ultra-Orthodox parties, an additional 45 days were granted for the measure by the High Court.

Knesset Counsel Supports Orthodox Weddings Outside Chief Rabbinate

It remains to be seen whether the Chief Rabbinate—and in turn the Interior Ministry—will in fact register the Oren couple as being legally married.

Israeli Officials Remember ‘Bush 41’ – Late President George HW Bush

Israeli leaders and other notables in the Jewish States flooded the internet Saturday night with condolences, praise and their memories of the late President...

Ultra-Orthodox IDF Enlistment at All Time High

3,070 Ultra-Orthodox (Haredi) Israelis enlisted in the IDF in 2017

Regev’s ‘Loyalty Law’ Facing Defeat from Within the Coalition

On Sunday, coalition MK Rachel Azarya (Kuanu) joined the growing opposition to the Regev bill, and called for removing it from the Knesset agenda.

Soldiers’ Complaints Commissioner: IDF Commanders Lie to the Knesset

"To my chagrin, I find that some IDF commanders' mouths and hearts are not the same."

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