Knesset


Just 5 Percent of MKs Were Survivors, Numbers Show

Since the establishment of the Knesset in 1949, there have been 935 members of the plenum – but only 50 were Holocaust survivors, just 5.33 percent of all Israeli lawmakers. The…

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Rivlin Rejects Early Elections as ‘Insane’

Arguably the strongest reaction to the notion of calling early elections came from outside the country on Monday, when Israel’s President Reuven Rivlin said that to do so would be…

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Katz Threatens Egged With Extinction

Transportation Minister Yisrael Katz has ordered the Egged management and the workers’ committee to conduct intensive negotiations to avert a drivers strike set for early Tuesday morning, and warned that…

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Netanyahu, Kahlon Tangle Over Broadcasting Authority

A public tiff between Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon that threatened to blow the government coalition apart was settled quickly on Thursday after the two reached…

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