Turkel committee proceedings on Gal Hirsch police appointment opens
New Canadian-born MK vows to fight for Israel unapologetically
Liberman on Arab budget increase: Netanyahu is strengthening the extremists
Hillary Clinton's gefilte fish mystery
Blue-and-white on the silver screen
Matisyahu set to join closing events at J’lem Sacred Music Festival
Jerusalem if I forget you: Matisyahu set to perform at festival in Israel's capital
Everything’s coming up roses for ‘Bumblefoot’
Analysis: The return of the legionnaires and the impact on Israeli soccer landscape
Blue-and-white braces for final stretch
Tackle football: Israel overcomes Spain in 1st competitive game
Maccabi TA edges Beersheba thanks to Zahavi
Tel Aviv pastor: African migrants ‘can make real contribution to society’
Rivlin: West Bank settlements are as Israeli as Tel Aviv
B’Tselem claims IDF demolished 25 illegal Beduin structures in West Bank
IDF: Hamas seizing Gazan construction imports for attack tunnel building
Israel not excited by Abbas threat to quit: 'Been there, done that'
Fatah leaders urge Abbas not to resign from PLO leadership
Fate of senior Hamas operative targeted in Jenin security operation remains unknown
Norwegian bank issues anti-Semitic credit card, says sorry
Labor's Corbyn under fire for supporting Palestinians who bombed Jewish charity
A rare glimpse into the education of Jewish children during the Holocaust
Area surrounding legendary Nazi treasure train goes up in flames
Genesis Foundation launches fund to boost outreach to interfaith families
Democrats to secure passage of Iran deal through Congress, may prevent vote
White House fight to preserve Iran deal is won, Cardin says
America remains Iran's 'number one enemy' despite nuclear deal, top cleric says
WATCH: Terrorists seek funds to bomb Golden Gate Bridge in anti-Iran bill campaign
Brokers for group liberating kidnap victims 'worse than ISIS,' says one-time supporter
Satellite images show ISIS destruction of major temple at Palmyra
US should use al-Qaida forces to defeat ISIS, former CIA chief reportedly says
Is ISIS planning attack for 9/11?
Lawmakers call on Blair to face inquiry over alleged attempt to save Gaddafi
Non-invasive test for Gaucher disease developed
Missing piece found in liver puzzle
Fledgling scientists meet elder geniuses
Risk of another autism spectrum disorder child after a first one is much lower than presumed
Finance Ministry pledges to reform solar energy sector
A rock star, 9 congressmen, and one solar field
German, Israeli and Jordanian experts team up to explore climate change and bird migration
Israel likely to be water-stressed in 2040, study finds
Israeli tech students to develop solutions for elderly citizens
Israeli startup's digital 'guardian angel' saving lives of children with special needs
An Israeli laundry app with potential for more
Global innovators collaborate in Israel
Your Taxes: Israel and the OECD good amnesty guide
Is Netflix expanding to Israel?
'Local honey production insufficient to meet national needs'
Ex porn star and supermodel fight over kosher food on Big Brother
Dropping songs, not bombs: ISIS Karaoke Twitter account gains popularity
Is Kanye's upcoming trip to Israel a ploy to boost his presidential profile?
WATCH: Shimon Peres throws a paper airplane in the name of education
The Jenin model
Our World: Losing the war of ideas
Letters to the Editor
In my own write: Soul Food
We must honor the victims of the Holocaust by saving Christians today
The People and The Book: Of power and pain
Stasis of belligerence
Necessary Stories: Hitched
A concerned poet
The improbable Zionist
Open the gates of conversion
A literary life
Solemnity and levity on the shore
A laptop, Wi-Fi and a cup of coffee
Unusual tombs in the Kidron Valley
Here come the ‘monument men’
Oddities: Almost paradise
It’s a boy!
Shades of black and white
The face of Israeli prostitution
מִשִירֵי רָחֵל: כִּנֶרֶת
הַמִזְרָקָה הַמוּזִיקָלִית בְּאֵילַת
Samphire and sourdough
Lost in the woods: cognitive defusion on vacation
How Samantha met Ben
American Presidential Wannabes, Israel Next Stop?
The confounding case of the Kastner trains and Kolozsvar ghetto
Tiny Ant-Man's Bigger Brand Lesson
Gaza Evacuees in Halutza, 10 Years Later
A Corner in Nitzana Forest in Memory of Sergeant Erez Sagi
Australian Legislators and Political Advisors Visit Gaza Border Communities
New Campsite for Youth Dedicated in Maginim Forest
Chinese Delegation Tours Negev Agriculture and Forestry
Italy’s National Day at EXPO 2015
The Ambassadors’ Club of Israel Tours the Galilee with KKL-JNF
The International Solidarity Mission Says Goodbye in Jerusalem
An Ecological Festival at the Shafir Winter Pond
KKL-JNF Global Landscapes Seminar at Expo 2015
New Bio-filters Purify Surface Runoff Water for Reuse
Future Tour Guides Discover the Negev with KKL-JNF
$100 Million JNF Boruchin Israel Education Advocacy Center Opens
JNF Canada Pays Tribute to the Honourable John Baird
From Sunny Israel to Cold Canada
Walking for Water with KKL France in the Mountains of Eilat
Renewable Energies for the Future in the Arava
LDA Conference: Science and Technology for Forests
The Negev Conference on Agricultural Research and Development
Arava Open Day: Food Security for Israel and the Entire World
An Olah Reports From Nepal
How One Oleh is Helping to Transform the Way People Drink Water
From Think Tank to Environmental Consultant
Award Winning Designer Launches Career as Wedding Dressmaker
How Natalie Edwards Built a Successful Career in Israel’s Startup Industry
5 Tips to Land a Job in Israel
Starting Your Own Business in Israel: Real Life Examples
5 Strategies for Finding Your Professional Place in Israel
36 Hours in Southern Israel
Food Shopping In Israel
How Women Can Have it All in Israel
The Eisenberg’s Long Journey Home
Why Retirees are Thriving in Israel
Thanks to Aliyah video
6 Frequently Asked Questions about Israeli Healthcare
Starting Over in Israel
Sam Eisenberg: From Nativ to Aliyah
WATCH: Why Olim #LiveLoveIsrael
5 Ways that Olim Kick Back
VIDEO: Are you ready for the South?
Make yourself at home… in Israel
NBN Announces Bonei Zion Prize Recipients for 2015
NefeshB’Nefesh Provides Services to Bnot Sherut
How Doctors Are Impacting Israel’s South
09.02.2015 | 18 Elul, 5775
Security sources initially kept Mengistu’s disappearance quiet because they feared publicity would raise the number of prisoners Hamas would demand to return him.
By LAHAV HARKOV
Discussion on Arab MK’s activities grows heated; Ethics panel begins activities.
The initiative by MK Yoav Kisch (Likud), an IAF pilot, was a response to the UN’s report on Operation Protective Edge, which claimed that the IDF committed war crimes.
Deputy Health Minister MK Ya’acov Litzman won in his struggle to get the former senior Treasury official into the job after years of knowing his work.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
Until now, the authorization had to be signed by a doctor, but as the four public health funds did not agree that personal physicians sign the exact forms, it fell to sports medicine doctors.
Customers would be required to pay 30 agorot for bags, with the price dropping to 20 agorot after two years and then to 10 agorot after four years.
By SHARON UDASIN
If passed, the bill would provide a safety net to entrepreneurs whose businesses go under, as well as freelancers and self-employed workers.
By NIV ELIS
Israel must respond to climate change, by both adapting to transforming environmental conditions and by working to mitigate the impact of the circumstances.
Since its founding in 1975 by the late MK Yosef Tamir, movement has grown from a fledgling organization to a group that houses most of Israel's environmental NGOs.
Knesset's Christian Allies Caucus formed; caucus will be chaired by Yisrael Beytenu faction chairman Robert Ilatov.
By GIL HOFFMAN
Michael Freund is calling this initiative “crucial to the future of Israel and the Jewish people.
By SAM SOKOL
The 20 Parliamentarians signed a foundation document reaffirming Israel as a Jewish state with Jerusalem as its capital.
Haskel said she intends to use her native English to help Israel's public diplomacy.
Yohanan Bader is best known for sitting next to Menachem Begin as first PM Ben-Gurion refused to address Begin by name, calling him "the gentleman sitting to the right of Bader."
Joint List chief Ayman Odeh to meet Netanyahu on Monday.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
Canadian-born Haskell to enter Knesset Thursday
Lawmakers met earlier this week, with the Speaker expressing concern the Knesset will not have time to thoroughly review all of its contents
The budget and Economic Arrangements Bill are expected to be submitted to the Knesset next Sunday and brought to a first vote the following Wednesday.
For the last two decades it has been claimed by the hassidic sector that the ratio was 60:40 in its favor and this claim has underpinned the division of the political spoils in Knesset.
By JEREMY SHARON
Danny Danon is leaving the cabinet to take up his dream job, fighting the Israel-haters at the United Nations.
Likud MK Amsalem has made it his mission to lower water prices.
By LAHAV HARKOV,SHARON UDASIN
Had the law gone through, as of January newcomers would have had a one-year period to report their foreign assets instead.
Steinitz says Kulanu must honor coalition agreement and coalition discipline.
Subcommittee to discuss international law in connection to war, legitimacy of military actions and defending Israel and IDF soldiers in those areas.
“He doesn’t make me feel like I’m different for a moment,” said Nira Yadin, who can’t hear, but she reads lips and communicates with the press through text messages and e-mails.
Just 31 years of age, Sharren Haskel is a veterinary nurse by trade as well as a former debate champion.
By ARIK BENDER
PM’s appointment sparks competition to fill his place as Likud central committee chairman; Danon to be replaced by Canadian-born Sharren Haskel, bringing Knesset to record number of women.
By HERB KEINON,LAHAV HARKOV
After the High court ruled to uphold most recent version of the governments policy to curb illegal migration, Shaked warns that it must be regulated by law.
Starting August 30, special tours, competitions and even a conference will center around Israel's seat of government.
Former Likud minister Sa’ar isn’t about to make a
comeback, either, Piron debating whether or not to quit.
There was already a majority for the budget from Likud ministers, many of whom went home and left votes in favor on notes of paper.
By GIL HOFFMAN,NIV ELIS
Left-wing MKs say Right should take responsibility for Jewish terror attacks, not just criticize them.
Opposition cut down its speech time from 10 days to 29 hours to only 19.
The “Norwegian Law,” based on the model of the Scandinavian country’s government, requires each minister to be replaced in the legislature by a candidate from his or her party’s ballot.
By GIL HOFFMAN,JEREMY SHARON
Kisch: Intervention in the market is against our principles
By HAYAH GOLDLIST-EICHLER
A new law will allow victims of sexual assault to receive free aid to obtain a restraining order.
Ethics committee: MKs must keep the dignity of the Knesset and its members and act in a way that is appropriate for the status and responsibilities of an MK.
Netanyahu agrees to apply legislation to Likud
The amendments would establish the comprehensive obligation of an animal owner to safeguard an animal against abuse and provide for life's necessities.
Bennett was quoted saying in closed conversations that if the Knesset passes the so-called mini-Norwegian law, he would resign from the parliament in favor of the next name on the Bayit Yehudi list.
Bar's plan “protects Israel’s vital security interests, keeps Jerusalem united, solves the Palestinian refugee problem outside of Israel’s borders, leaves majority of settlers in in place and more.
Yisrael Beytenu leader Liberman says glad he stayed out of current coalation.
For several months now, certain Israel Radio anchors have been signing off by reminding listeners that the station is in a state of liquidation.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
Student councils from junior high and high schools across the country attend Education, Culture, and Sport Committee meeting.
The bill would limit voting to citizens who are on the Interior Ministry's voting rolls and who voted in the previous election in order to block those who have been abroad for many years.
Until Thursday afternoon, it looked like the bill would already pass into law next week and new MKs would already be sworn in before the Knesset begins its extended summer recess.
The bill has been advanced by Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked, who wants to quit the Knesset to enable the entrance of former MK Shuli Moalem-Refaeli, the next candidate on the Bayit Yehudi list.
Labor MK beats Likud for rabbinical court committee.
Knesset votes down bill that would make it easier to ban politicians who voiced support for terrorism 41 to 38.
The Knesset legal adviser says the committee does not have the jurisdiction to punish an MK for things he did before he was elected to the Knesset.
Often state committees dealing with such controversial and high-profile issues take a year or more to consider an issue and their conclusions are swept under the rug.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
Zionist Union faction chairwoman and opposition coordinator Merav Michaeli was not sanguine about the opposition’s chances to win.
The issue has caused a bitter battle within the two constituent parties of the United Torah Judaism faction.
MK Mickey Levi (Yesh Atid), a former deputy finance minister, said it is critical for the market that the government stick to the date it set, August 31.
The MKs received their awards at a ceremony in Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein’s office, with the heads of their respective parties present.
The High Court of Justice had ordered the state to demolish the buildings by July 30, but the order will now be challenged by Beit El municipal authorities.
In one recent case in the Knesset, Deputy Interior Minister Yaron Mazuz told Arab MKs that they "are lucky to be here" and that they should turn in their identification cards.
Knesset Ethics Committee determines that Joint List member behaved unethically by participating in attempt to break naval blockade of Gaza.
Increased punishment for rock-throwing passes first reading and expansion of definition of security prisoners moves forward.
Knesset Speaker calls for MKs to find ways to work together and serve the public despite narrow coalition.
United Torah Judaism’s Gafni says coalition agreement to restore child welfare benefits cannot be broken.
Bill states that Israel is nation-state of Jewish people based on foundations of liberty, justice, and peace, and upholds equal rights for all.
Zionist Union MK Erel Margalit says the Prime Minister cannot silence his ministers.
Yuli Edelstein requests that Facebook use tool at its disposal to end incitement against Arabs and Jews alike on the popular social networking site.
By RO YEGER
Meretz MK says the bill is "from the dark ages."
Preliminary vote on a Yesh Atid bill passes by one vote; coalition had a majority in the room but lost due to two MKs' mishaps and an opposition trick.
Knesset marks first anniversary of 2014 Gaza war in the plenum and several committees.
Steinitz rushed from bed to vote in his slippers in the middle of the night; Deri kills time by pontificating about his middle name.
The parliament will hear from IDF conscripts and reservists wounded during combat in Gaza.
Opposition submitted nearly 60 hours’ worth of objections to the bill to be discussed in the plenum, taking the opportunity to criticize the government’s economic policies.
By LAHAV HARKOV,NIV ELIS
Committee Chairman Avraham Naguise pointed out that there are 65 apartments at the absorption center that are empty, while entire families are forced to live in one room.
Traffic violations will carry an NIS 300 fine.
Lapid indicated on Saturday night that that is not sufficient regulation for him to support the deal.
Shas chairman and Minister of the Economy Arye Deri says his party is not willing to compromise at all on the law.
Latest version of the much-debated legislation, which partly sparked the last election, simply states that Israel is Jewish and democratic.
One in four workers in Israel subject to abuse in the workplace.
Yisrael Beytenu votes with coalition and Yesh Atid skips out on vote.
By SHARON UDASIN,LAHAV HARKOV
Legislation states that company must state limitations in advance- if it does not notify a customer ahead of time, it will be required to pay NIS 10,000 fine without proof of damages.
The government may have given in to one of the opposition and opposition-within-the-coalition’s demands, to release the gas plan to the public, but that’s unlikely to get them the votes they need.
The last-minute reprieve came a day ahead of the date on which the IBA was due to cease functioning.
Bill proposed by opposition MKs would only take into effect in the twenty second Knesset,
the parliament after the next one.
On matters of religion and state, this coalition is just as divided as its predecessors.
Vote on legislation by Yisrael Beytenu MK Gal, to put burden of proof on MKs suspected of supporting terrorism, delayed so government an propose “softer” version.
Netanyahu says he is "determined to promote a realistic solution that will bring gas to the Israeli market."
By press time, 164 people contributed NIS 24,720 in 24 hours.
18-month extension reflected a compromise that committee chairman Nissan Slomiansky reached with Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan.
How is it that sexual criminals cannot return as ministers, but those taking bribes can, asks the NGO.
Ministers approve bill for government to use more e-mail and less paper.
Culture Minister Miri Regev’s strategy to climb politically by picking patriotic fights may have exhausted itself.
By AMOTZ ASA-EL
"I propose the following 10-point program to ensure that Israel attains the status we have so long worked to achieve, that of international pariah."
By HAIM WATZMAN
The poll also focuses on whether Zionist Union should become part of the government coalition.
Ayoub Kara said that he gathered information from Rosenberg on Islamic State in Syria.
What was this slithering surprise doing in the Knesset?
This is thought to be the first proposal to take place at the Knesset.
Just over a week ago I attended a political science workshop at Wroxton college in Oxfordshire in the UK on parliamentary issues.
By SUSAN HATTIS ROLEF
Has anything changed, now that Israel must confront the ramifications of the agreement with Iran, which is highly problematic from Israel’ s point of view, no matter what way one looks at it?
Netanyahu has real enemies who would gladly destroy him politically. Some are within his own party. Within his own cabinet.
By AVRAHAM AVI-HAI