Knesset


Knesset Legal Adviser Opposes Supersession

The Knesset’s own legal adviser has come out against proposals for supersession, which would enable the Knesset to override the High Court when the latter strikes down laws on constitutional…

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New Poll Has Likud at 39 Seats, UTJ With 9

After a political week that ran the gamut from the nadir, with the near-dissolution of the coalition on Tuesday – to the apex, with the passage of the 2019 state…

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Knesset Passes 2019 State Budget

The Knesset passed on its second and third reading the state budget for 2019. The budget passed with 63 MKs voting in favor, and 54 against. The total NIS 479.…

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Knesset Nixes Arab MK’s BDS Trip

An Arab member of Knesset said he that he intends to petition the High Court after the Knesset denied his request to make a trip sponsored by an American BDS…

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Coalition Compromise Averts Early Elections

The coalition crisis appeared over on Tuesday night as Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu announced that a compromise had been reached, and days of mutual recrimination over possible early elections…

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Knesset Cracks Down on Cash

The Knesset passed a law on Tuesday that limits the amount of cash in the economy in an effort to fight against dirty money, economic crime and money laundering. Israel’s…

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Hanegbi: Elections Could be Good for the Likud

In an interview Tuesday, government minister and Likud veteran Tzachi Hanegbi said that while Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu was not seeking elections, he would have no problem going to elections…

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Knesset Finance Committee Moves Budget Bill Along

The Knesset Finance Committee approved the 2019 state budget on Monday evening, a necessary hurdle before the final voting in the plenum. “We approved a good budget and now the…

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