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That’s the message from JAL’s decision to skip an Arab League meeting. And it’s good news for Israel.
By EVELYN GORDON
Journalist and social activist Tsega Melaku anticipated the cauldron of young Ethiopian protest that has just bubbled over; Now, she explains why we are only at the beginning of the chaos.
By ARIK BENDER
Having learned his lesson from his last, short-lived, government, Benjamin Netanyahu
is taking six steps to bring about political peace and quiet.
By GIL HOFFMAN
MK's Ayelet Shaked, Gila Gamliel, and Miri Regev cropped out of Haredi paper front-page due to modesty concerns.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Joint List head sees meeting as opportunity to appeal for equal fund allocation, more access to education and larger budget for Arab municipalities.
The new government is convening in order to take its official photograph as well.
Motion, proposed by Yesh Atid, falls by a 59-56 vote.
Lawmaker had the same result in last year's competition.
After witnessing the heckling during the Prime Minister's speech at the swearing in of the 34th government, Lapid decided not to speak but he certainly has what to say.
Gilad Erdan said, "I promise to continue to serve you faithfully as a member of Knesset from the front row. I know that job."
Likud number two Erdan stays out of cabinet; Herzog: Won't join circus.
Groups have already petitioned to the High Court of Justice to block both appointments due to each politicians problematic past.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
In latest of coalition appointments, Ya'alon set to carry on post at Defense ministry and Akunis appointed to communications ministry.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,GIL HOFFMAN
Netanyahu has no reason to detail any coalition guidelines, especially with a razor thin coalition resting on Bayit Yehudi.
By HERB KEINON
Likud ministers battle over seats; Erdan threatens to stay out
Netanyahu is now expected to start meeting with Likud ministers and Knesset to inform them what posts they will receive in the new government.
PM speaks at Knesset ceremony marking 70 years since the Soviet victory over the Nazis.
"It is no secret that Israel has taken too ambivalent a stance on the Armenian genocide," says Edelstein.
Meeting was attended by representatives of the protest organizers and the Ethiopian-Israeli community organizations, representatives from the justice ministry and police, and MKs.
By HAYAH GOLDLIST-EICHLER
Edelstein initiates 7 days to swear in ministers; Zionist Union submits bill for new election
Knesset speaker told Army Radio that he was particularly disturbed by pictures circulated online of her in an SS uniform.
By GIL HOFFMAN,YONAH JEREMY BOB
High Court of Justice is set to respond by Monday morning to petition filed by Yesh Atid, requesting injunction to halt enlarging cabinet.
Netanyahu speaks of regional threats; cabinet approves bill to increase number of ministers.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will begin the process of appointing the Likud’s ministers, deputy ministers and Knesset committee chairmen.
Joint List MK Ayman Odeh gave an interview to the London-based Arab-language daily 'Asharq al-Awsat'.
By YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA
Following a night of last-minute negotiations, Likud and Bayit Yehudi sign a deal, completing the formation of Netanyahu's coalition government; swearing in expected Wednesday.
Legislators have two main jobs, passing laws and overseeing the government's work, and both will be put on hold for at least another week.
By LAHAV HARKOV
Deri told the haredi news website Kikar Shabbat that the government faced stiff societal challenges and that there was an opening to cooperate on such issues with Zionist Union.
By JEREMY SHARON
Marking Herzl Day, PM says Herzl clearly saw threat of anti-Semitism and suggested a solution, a Jewish state.
Legislative work to begin only after government is formed; Knesset speaker Edelstein calls for shorter coalition-building period.
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Levy-Abecasis says seeks position with focus on socioeconomic issues.
Nava Boker’s husband, who was the Hadera Police chief, was killed in the 2010 Mount Carmel forest fire.
PM Netanyahu has until Wednesday at 8 p.m. to inform President Reuven Rivlin that he has formed a government.
More than 67 years after the state was founded, there is still a stigma about Israelis abroad.
Before becoming an MK Eyal Ben-Reuven served in the IDF for over 35 years.
Most people take the sounds that come out of their mouth for granted, but when acute or
chronic conditions appear, ear-nose-and-throat and clinical communications specialists
should be consulted.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
The Likud’s team will meet Friday morning with representatives of Shas; Meeting with Kulanu planned for Sunday.
The new Likud Knesset member hopes to focus on social issues such as bridging social gaps and helping new immigrants.
The official theme of this year's Independence Day ceremony at Mount Herzl is “Israeli Trailblazers.”
American-born former MK to keep holding "Open Knesset hours" in order to help English-speaking immigrants.
Before becoming an MK, she headed the largest Arab women's NGO in Israel and was the editor-in-chief of an Arab-language daily newspaper.
"I plan to deal with social and education issues, in connection to narrowing social gaps and eradicating injustices, and I have concrete ideas of how to do that."
Likud and Shas negotiating whether one of the latter's MKs will get the job; temporary deputy speakers to be voted in.
On Monday, Interior Minister Gilad Erdan submitted a report to the Knesset on the Biometric Database Management Authority's two-year trial period.
By NIV ELIS
Participants in the ceremony talk about their personal connection to the Holocaust and read names of murdered relatives.
Herzog continues to claim reports of a meeting with Netanyahu are untrue.
Knesset to hold annual "Every Man Has a Name" ceremony; MKs tell their survivor parents' stories.
Two MKs will attend official centennial memorial ceremony in Yerevan, Armenia, though Israel has not officially recognized the massacre of over a million Armenians as genocide.
MK Tamar Zandberg (Meretz) says the proposal to make joining the biometric database mandatory harms citizens’ right to privacy.
The essence of the ruling is that Beduins will for the first time be allowed to attack land confiscations authorized in the past by the Knesset on the grounds that they were improper.
Kulanu’s Azaria is optimistic her party can cut the cost of living
New Zionist Union MK seeks to bolster agriculture, strengthen the periphery and improve ties between local and national government.
Likud MK Danny Danon says "The dispute between Israel and the US on Iran is substantial, and it does not matter who is prime minister."
"Lower the cost of housing by turning empty offices into homes."
It could take a splitting solution to end the coalition conundrum that has become a splitting headache.
Bayit Yehudi’s Smotrich wants Israel to talk about Jewish rights to the land, instead of concessions.
Joubran says existing law outdated, archaic, overlooks Internet.
Likud MK says undivided Jerusalem is most important.
Bayit Yehudi MK seeks to fine false alarm callers up to NIS 75,300.
New MK Merav Ben Ari of Kulanu wants to deal with social issues on a national level.
Former secretary-general of the Kibbutz Movement hopes to strengthen the kibbutzim and moshavim, the Negev and the Galilee.
On first day of new Knesset, lawmakers propose bills to annex West Bank, shorten coalition talks, curb rent hikes.
Messages of unity abound in 20th Knesset inauguration after divisive election.
Speaking ahead of the swearing-in of the new Knesset, Rivlin said the outgoing government was limited in its ability to serve the public and the new one needed to start working.
Lapid said he would submit a series of anti-corruption bills, starting with one that would prevent criminals convicted of crimes deemed as bearing moral turpitude from serving in government.
39 newcomers, 81 veterans attend festive session opened by Rivlin.
39 newcomers, 81 veterans to attend festive session opened by Rivlin.
Some 39 new MKs will swear allegiance to the Knesset, along with 81 veterans on Tuesday afternoon in the 20th Knesset’s celebratory first meeting.
Bayit Yehudi officials threatened Monday to return to Rivlin and rescind recommendation of Netanyahu to form a government.
"I am a great believer in willpower, determination and the ability to change our lives; I want to bring the change to a national, social level," Koren says.
New MKs on the Left can only look back at the Olmert era as a missed opportunity to reach an agreement with the Palestinians that was artificially cut short by corruption.
Launched in January 2014, the Green Knesset Project aims to transform the house of parliament into a sustainable building.
By SHARON UDASIN
'The Post' talks with Zouheir Bahloul of Zionist Union about his entry to politics.
Yacimovich slams Livni: This is the end of the two-headed leadership.
Kahlon vows not to fall into Likud’s trap.
Edelstein to be reinstated as speaker at inaugural meeting of the 20th Knesset Tuesday.
"Bayit Yehudi is a central partner in this coalition and there's no reason that this should not go forward," says MK Yariv Levin, a member of the Likud negotiation team.
Fisher: For first time ever parents intend to exercise right to influence 25% of school curriculum.
By Lidar Gravé-Lazi
"Palestinian state is a dangerous left-wing delusion," Magal says.
Outgoing Yesh Atid MK says haredi parties will work to repeal conscription law, measures to inegrate haredi into work force, asks Netanyahu to uphold accomplishments of last government.
Kulanu leader Moshe Kahlon cancels coalition-building meetings two days after being told that he would be the next finance minister.
"We need understanding of checks and balances," says Zionist Union MK.
The second annual Cyber Tech convention took place in Tel Aviv on Tuesday and Wednesday.
Israel's basic law requires an MK to renounce foreign citizenship before serving in the Knesset.
A cartoon by Avi Katz.
By AVI KATZ
Social bonds could link performance with funding and, ultimately, rebuild the public’s trust, eroded by years of waste and corruption.
By SHLOMO MAITAL
Does the PM really want a small shaky government or would he prefer a large stable administration ostensibly committed to a two-state solution?
By LESLIE SUSSER
After running jointly and emerging as the third largest faction in the Knesset, can the Arab parties stick together and redefine relations with the state?
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Dicey electric bike regulations and lax enforcement tax Tel Aviv.
By ARIEL COHEN
At 93, former ambassador and MK Esther Herlitz, who will be awarded the Israel Prize for Lifetime Achievement, still writes a newspaper column, gives lectures and is active in several organizations.
By YAAKOV BAR-ON
It’s hard writing about a new government when you can’t find it.
By LIAT COLLINS
Had just a handful more seats swung the other way in this election, the results would have been drastically different.
By STEWART WEISS
"Our aim should be incremental steps of increased political, economic and security cooperation between Israel and the Palestinians; This is in both parties’ interest – and ours."
By DOUG LAMBORN
Unbelievably, Netanyahu bought the votes of the ultra-Orthodox Shas party.
By DOUGLAS BLOOMFIELD
"Initial comments from Bennett about his priorities, the amount of money he got for Ariel University and for settlements point to his primary interests being nationalistic and not religious."
By YOSEF BLAU
Government coalition agreements inevitably end up looking like a collection of wish lists presented by the different coalition partners in exchange for their political support.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
Netanyahu has cobbled together a coalition with only a single-seat majority - to survive, it must be broadened.
By ISI LEIBLER
Benjamin Netanyahu’s surrenders violate the Likud’s constitution calling for creating conditions for a flourishing free economy.
By GIL TROY