Knesset


Rabbi Litzman: UTJ Doesn’t Rule Out Gabay Coalition

In an interview with Makor Rishon published Friday, Health Minister Rabbi Yakov Litzman said that unlike others in the political establishment, he would not rule out joining a coalition led by…

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Knesset Battles Over Recommendations Law

The Knesset was embroiled again on Wednesday in the allegations of corruption whirling about Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s government as a bill to bar police recommendations to prosecutors was…

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Fatah Accuses MK Hazan of Being a Terrorist

The Palestinians took time out from protesting the Balfour Declaration on Thursday to protest a less historic declaration, one issued by first-term Likud MK Oren Hazan, whom they charge is…

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Arab MKs to Skip Knesset Balfour Ceremony

Attendance at the Knesset ceremony in honor of the Balfour Declaration centenary this week will not be 100 percent. Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu will be in London for the…

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Netanyahu Disavows PM Immunity Bill

Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has disavowed an immunity bill put forward by his party, after it raised hackles among coalition partners and unusually sharp criticism from the attorney general.…

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Poll Shows Shas Missing Election Threshold

A new poll shows that if elections were held now, the Likud would remain the largest party in the Knesset – but its coalition partner Shas would not make it…

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Zionist Camp Grumbling Over New Leader

The chronic infighting which has for years dogged the Labor Party now threatens to undermine its recently-installed chairman, Avi Gabbay, The Jerusalem Post reported on Thursday. Four months into Avi…

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Anniversary of Zeevi Assassination Stirs Controversy

Yisrael Price YERUSHALAYIM – The 16th anniversary of the assassination of Israeli minister Rehavam Zeevi, Hy”d, on Tuesday was marked by controversy, as Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu defended his…

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Report: Coalition Head in Bribery Probe

Coalition chairman and MK David Bitan (Likud), currently battling for a bill to provide legal immunity for Israeli prime ministers, was himself called in by police for questioning in connection…

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Knesset Outlaws Binary Options in Unanimous Vote

In a wall-to-wall consensus, the Knesset passed a ban on the binary options industry, which has perpetrated widespread fraud in Israel and abroad, and caused extensive harm to the country’s…

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