At least one Democrat, Rep. Ted Deutch from Florida, stood up for the sanity of the party of FDR and JFK
Proving that intermarriage really is a slippery slope: among married Jews who say they have one Jewish parent, 82% have a non-Jewish spouse.
Both pieces of legislation bring hope to the right-wing lawmakers who have been pushing them stubbornly but with little success over several years.
The prime minister met with Abbas to persuade him not to support the formation of the Bennett-Lapid government.
The Haredi MKs letter is the first open expression of no confidence in Netanyahu, and much less blunt than those issued, reportedly, by Netanyahu's own senior party members.
Everyone demands that Israel protect the right to worship and in the name of the same right it must forbid the prayer of Jews at the most sacred place for Jews in the world.
In the 1950s and '60s, King Hussein of Jordan plied the Arabs of Judea, Samaria, and Jerusalem under his rule with real estate to maintain their loyalty to the crown.
Jerusalem has the second-largest economy in Israel, with 344,300 employed, or 9% of the overall employed in the country (compared to Tel Aviv's 11%).
One factor pushing for the rapid closure of the agreements on the next government may be the powerful attacks on Bennett and Shaked by the Religious Zionist Party.
The city of Munich, which had banned wearing a yellow star as a condition in dispensing rally permits.
Kornbluh tweeted on Friday: "I welcome the fact that Mr. Tischler acknowledged in the court of law that he incited a riot against me."
The Prime Minister's people refused the condition of a permanent police presence and agreed only to boost police patrols.
"Whatever passes by this government passes – whatever doesn't, doesn't."
Naftali Bennett had explicitly pledged that he would not sit in any government with Yair Lapid, “not with a rotation and not without a rotation,” because he “is right while Lapid is left.” It is now clear that he was negotiating the terms of a rotation the entire time.
The security establishment in Jerusalem had decided earlier on Thursday to increase alertness for fear of escalation in several neighborhoods of eastern Jerusalem.
185 Israeli Scientists, Intellectuals, Israel Prize Laureates, Tell Hague ICC: Don’t Trust Our Government
"We wish to express at this early stage our deepest suspicion, based on past experience, that the State of Israel."
In 1845 the Reform movement removed references to Palestine and a "Jewish State" from prayers.
“Nobody I’ve spoken to believes this is good for children.”
Gafni: "No one here is stupid. Bennett from the first moment preferred to form a government with Lapid."
Naftali Bennett told President Rivlin that he does not rule out the possibility of forming a government with MK Yair Lapid.
President Donald Trump was rumored to consider pardoning Silver but decided not to do so on his last day in office.
Sources in the Likud said that the chances of their recommending Bennett were low.
Netanyahu's right-wing and religious bloc will also lose control over the key Knesset Arrangements Committee, which was zooming through new legislation Tuesday.
The relatives of victims of terrorism stated that they would fight a government that would receive outside support from Ra'am or the Joint Arab List.
It appears that Netanyahu's battle is no longer to form a government but to thwart the transfer of the mandate to Yesh Atid chairman Yair Lapid.
Meanwhile, Netanyahu's pick for his albeit temporary successor is his sworn rival, Naftali Bennett.
Sovereignty Movement’s Pushback: Fifth Elections Preferable to Government Leaning on Supporters of Terrorism
"A government of that sort will not promote settlement, construction, and sovereignty, will not battle terrorism, domestic marauders, and external enemies."
"They intend to harm America. Do not trust the mullahs’ apologists in the U.S. media.”
Spiritual Leader of Noam Party Leaning on Smotrich to Accept Islamist-Supported Netanyahu Government
Bezalel Smotrich might as well be considered the leader of Religious Zionism, the concept.
Bodnar said that the powers that be in Poland are "trying to incapacitate or take over additional power mechanisms one by one."