Israel is home to the world’s largest Jewish community (more than six million Jews) followed by the U.S. (5.7 million).
Attorney Ella Skat of the ITIM Institute asked, “Why not compel mohalim to carry malpractice insurance?”
Needless to say, Yair Lapid, who is the founder and chairman for life of Yesh Atid, stands to gain significantly from pushing his enemy on the center-left all the way to the left in the public's mind.
The split was part of Likud's efforts to cut down on leftwing voices in Israel's public channels, or as Culture Minister Miri Regev put it at the time: "Why set up a new broadcasting corporation if we don’t control it?"
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 new bill seeks to permit a first-degree relative or guardian to review the adoption file of family members who have disappeared, been kidnapped or whose fate is unknown.
"I hope the citizens of South Korea will gain the quiet they have been seeking for years.”
Defense Ministry, Civil Administration, Reject Bill Transferring Arab Land Appeals to Civilian Courts
Attorney Marganit Levy, representing the Justice Ministry, told the committee: "The Administrative Affairs Court has more ability than the High Court of Justice to clarify factual matters."
Apparently, according to a behind-the-scenes agreement, in return for the Haredim blocking the Kisch bill, the Joint Arab List will support the latest Haredi-inspired version of IDF draft law.
Regavim responded to an extensive hatchet article in Yediot Ahronot claiming the movement backed the Knesset Regulation Law because it solves personal land-ownership issues for the movement's leaders.
The committee's legal advisory team recommended that “alternatives to the proposed arrangement should be considered that would be congruent with accepted constitutional tests.”
"I’m scared to death of being confined to a wheelchair again. And the parents here are afraid their children will start twitching again. If you will dare touch the strains, we will turn to the High Court of Justice. I am not going back to the wheelchair.”
The decision to ban a Knesset debate on the proposed “Basic Law: A Country of All Its Citizens” was adopted by a vote of 7-2. MK Bezalel Smotrich (Habayit Hayehudi) abstained.
"The agenda was supposed to be a discussion on the current situation of the women of Sderot. But it somehow changed without our knowing about it to a discussion of how the women are doing in Gaza."
Zoabi's impeachment is being sought for her call a few weeks ago to millions of Arabs to move on Jerusalem.
Venice Chief Rabbi Rabbi Bahbout disregarded the status quo and declared that he would convert people from all over Italy in his court, including those who had been rejected in the courts in Milan and Rome.
"Since when does Ankara pull our moral strings? Does history change according the nature of relations with a leader like Erdogan?" Speaker Edelstein wondered.
When same-sex couples approach the Interior Ministry with a request for one spouse to take on his/her spouse's name Cohen or Levy, "they encounter difficulties and even refusal."
'We used to have an email but a lot of people used it so we went back to the fax.'
The MKs thanked the Guatemalan lawmakers for the moving gesture, with MK Bar saying, "Guatemala is one of the best friends of Israel and the Jewish People."
MK Aliza Lavie (Yesh Atid) said, “I receive many calls from women whose husbands serve in the army and their children are not accepted into schools or preschools, because they are always last in line.”
The new tender is expected to omit the requirement for an ordination, and will require instead a bachelor's degree and a kashrut supervisor's certificate.
The official language of the state will be only Hebrew, with Arabic being downgraded to a special status.
Bennett is demanding that the ministerial committee convene this week, claiming that if the issue is postponed until after Independence Day it would evaporate for lack of public interest.
The budget for next year will stand at 479.6 billion shekels ($140 billion), an increase of 4.3% compared to the 2018 budget, and an increase of 24.9% compared to the 2015 budget.