Bill seeks to close mosques where incitement is preached
IDF Lt.-Col. among 4 injured in ramming attack at Tapuah Junction in West Bank
Analysis: Israeli policy against Islamist groups disjointed
Israel's closure of Islamic charity leaves 500 needy Arab families without benefits
IAF jets bomb Hamas targets in central Gaza Strip, army says
The Netanyahu-Kerry meeting: A tale of two readouts
Rivlin to Kerry: 'The pain is the same in Tel Aviv as it is in Paris'
Kerry in Jerusalem condemns terror, says Israel has right and obligation to defend itself
Netanyahu rebukes Hazan for mocking handicapped MK
HBO to adapt Israeli TV series 'Nevelot'
Reason to rhyme in Jerusalem
Hadar Noiberg ready to jazz up Tel Aviv
Avi Nesher shoots new film in Germany and Poland
Israel Golf: Ladies light up the local links in Ga’ash golf’s annual tourney
Soccer: Greens bounce back in win over Hapoel Tel Aviv
Basketball: Hapoel Jerusalem facing crucial contest in Lithuania
Yellow-and-blue primed for Chelsea challenge
Finance Committee authorizes tax breaks for periphery
Poll shows rising support for Cannabis decriminalization among Israeli college students
WATCH: New England Patriots hold moment of silence for terror victim Ezra Schwartz
'Limit the number of migrants allowed to enter Germany,' Jewish leader tells Merkel
Mayor in suburban NY county secretly vowed to block Jewish developers
Jonathan Pollard loses his job due to parole conditions
Anti-government protesters accuse Israel of seeking to colonize the Ukraine
New phone app 'Israel's Nightmare' educates users on Iranian missile capabilities
Analysis: How Iran exploits ISIS to wage terror
IN PICTURES: Thousands of Iranian soldiers stage mock siege of Temple Mount
Russia's Putin due to meet Khamenei, Rouhani in Iran
Despite ISIS threats of attack, New York prepares for Thanksgiving parade
Obama to Putin: 'Direct your focus on tackling ISIS'
VIDEO: US rock band singer describes massacre at Paris concert hall
Nurse discovers man he tried to save in Paris attack was bomber
Egypt and Israel fight efforts to reduce peacekeeping troops in the Sinai
Syrian fighters shoot down Russian helicopter with US anti-tank missile
Putin calls Turkey's downing of Russian jet 'a stab in the back'
Video shows Russian pilot shot down by Turkey on ground, Syrian rebels say he's dead
NIS 1 million of home rehab equipment stolen by Palestinians
Texas event raises $300,000 for Israeli hospital, orchestra
Medical tourism code targets abuses
Hadassah program shown to reduce stress and burnout among hardworking nurses
Experts: Israel could still export natural gas to Egypt
Economic Affairs Committee session heats up over gas debate
US envoy Dan Shapiro visits Leket Israel’s rebuilt facility
Economic Affairs Committee chairman pledges to uncover truth about gas deal
Six US-Israeli energy projects to receive $5.1m in funding
Israel’s place in the space race
Tel Aviv to help India develop 'smart cities'
Israeli satellite company loses contact with satellite, suffers heavy losses in stock exchange
Amazon promotion covers NY subway in Nazi symbology
WATCH: The Maccabeats release new Hanukkah video
Roseanne Barr calls reporter who told Jews to stay in France a privileged fat skinhead
What if the Nazis had won? Amazon’s new drama answers that question
The art of food at Tierra Sur
Five benefits to a settlement freeze
Our World: Obama’s new counter-terrorism guru
November 24: Pollard's freedom
Barack Obama and the Oslo effect
Parshat Toldot: After despair
A heartbreak novel
Internet of everything
On the margin
Checking out the flip side
Promise and pain
Blunders and bargains
Artist, writer, woman
Dining: Branching out
Hadera, the Israeli midway
Jazz reclaims Tel Aviv
Dance: No exit
The handwriting on the wall
מִשִירֵי רָחֵל: בְּגַנִי נְטַעְתִיךָ
מוֹפָע חָדָש: אִינְסָאנִיָה
סְטְרִיט וַייְז הִיבְּרוּ
The ghosts of 1929
Friends with benefits or frenemies?
Finding her strength
Remembering Yitzhak Rabin, 20 years since his murder
Let there be light
The madness of King Charles III
The Jew Stands Alone
In the Garden of Beasts; Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler’s Berlin
Another hero, also flawed
Historical Agreement Signed Between KKL-JNF and the State of Israel
JNF Canada Dedicates New Bike Path with Gilad Shalit
Ben Gurion Accessible Park in Dimona
Fred and Linda Waks Botanical Garden Inaugurated in Akko
Furrows in the Desert in Turkana, Kenya
Portugal Entomologists Tour the Negev with KKL-JNF
Mississippi Governor plants a tree in Israel
Honduras President Plants Tree in Jerusalem
The Acacia Tree Stars in the Arava Ecosystem
Agriculture Festival at Hula Lake Park
An Ecological Festival at the Shafir Winter Pond
KKL-JNF Global Landscapes Seminar at Expo 2015
KKL France Mission Parts from Israel by Planting Trees
Got Water Problems?
$100 Million JNF Boruchin Israel Education Advocacy Center Opens
JNF Canada Pays Tribute to the Honourable John Baird
Renewable Energies for the Future in the Arava
LDA Conference: Science and Technology for Forests
The Negev Conference on Agricultural Research and Development
11.24.2015 | 12 Kislev, 5776
Currently, minors under the age of 14 cannot be sent to prison, though some are sent to a home for troubled youth.
By LAHAV HARKOV
NIS 50 million in matching funds are needed to achieve goal, MK tells committee.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
Einav Shimron-Greenboim to continue to be responsible for contact with the news media and public relations despite promotion to a ministry deputy director-general post.
Proposal aims to make prescription drugs equally accessible to whole population, as zero VAT will make it easier for patients to pay for them.
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.
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
Knesset speaker cites recent studies indicating that continental Jews are reluctant to publicly showcase their identity by wearing religious symbols.
By SAM SOKOL
Michael Freund is calling this initiative “crucial to the future of Israel and the Jewish people.
Gros plan sur l’intégration de travailleurs handicapés au sein de la Knesset. Un exemple à suivre pour les autres instances gouvernementales
Knesset establishes Bnei Anusim caucus.
By GIL ZOHAR
"Part of Israel's strength is its incredibly dynamic democracy," says Lieberman.
Agreement is another nail in the coffin for long rumored talks of a unity coalition
Many analysts predicted that the prime minister would seek to expand his narrow, 61-seat coalition after the budget passed and his political situation was more stable.
During the voting, MKs gathered in their lounge behind the plenum to celebrate Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon’s 55th birthday with cakes.
By LAHAV HARKOV,NIV ELIS
"We will do everything to make it difficult for you," Herzog warns.
Vast majority of MKs skip out on budget debate.
Kahlon calls to expand coalition; opposition submits a record 32,000 objections.
The Finance Committee vote, authorizing the budget for its final plenum readings, was held up until Sunday evening, after having been called for 10 am, which was already a delay from last Wednesday.
Doctor asked wounded soldier to hop on his injured leg.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
Bill applies only to searches for weapons and not drugs or anything else, so as to lessen privacy violations.
Yesh Atid celebrated the victory, the third for the opposition since the election.
"We have a moral obligation to Pollard," says Knesset House Committee chairman who proposed bill.
By GIL HOFFMAN
Chief West Bank Prosecutor: There was a group of lawyers whose purpose was to pass messages to jailed terrorists.
Raise to be determined by the change in the average salary minus 1%, a change meant to cancel the increase in minimum wage’s effect on the lawmakers’ pay.
Animal rights activists dissatisfied with the measures, say they fail to provide adequate protection against animal abuse.
A budget deal has long been in the works, with Netanyahu deciding at the end of August to transfer a budget supplement of NIS 900 million to Arab municipalities, but talks have stalled.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
Coalition MKs blast Zoabi for comparing Israelis to Nazis
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON,JTA
New punishment could be used against lawmakers who visit Temple Mount.
New bill creates a separate crime of incitement to terrorism, which would not require the prosecution to prove the probability of the statements causing someone to commit an act of terrorism.
Knesset Education Committee hears from officials over efforts in schools to promote existence.
By LIDAR GRAVÉ-LAZI
"In the framework of this bill, I will work to fix the injustice...for children and for integrity and fairness," says Likud MK.
MKs to get a third aide; committee votes to have Knesset prefer settlement and periphery products.
High Court of Justice has struck down such payments twice in recent years
By JEREMY SHARON
Five candidates had been vying for the top spot on the committee, which is respected by the Arab public.
“I have trouble believing you would agree to be a central player in such a devious act,” Knesset Economics Committee chairman Eitan Cabel said.
Legislature to reintroduce UK-style questions for PM, reduce no-confidence motions.
Alalouf: I am embarrassed to be a Jew in the State of Israel where the Arab population is so poor and the haredi population lives in poverty.”
The Israeli-American community is the largest group of people affected by the recent terrorism, after the Israeli community itself.
By SHANI SHAHMOON
Atar received 683 votes, compared to 445 for Yeruham mayor Michael Biton, and 333 for incumbent KKL head Efi Stenzler.
Netanyahu: India and Israel both fight fundamentalists; Israel is ready to negotiate with no preconditions.
“All I hear and see are comments that serve the narrow political interests of their parties, not the Arab public,” government security official says.
According to lobby founders, increasing numbers of descendants of Jews around the world have become interested in exploring their heritage, reconnecting with the Jewish people.
Edelstein calls on MKs to put politics aside and unite against terror; Herzog: We support steps to bring security back.
Netanyahu called the bills “part of a series of steps that the Security Cabinet adopted in the framework of the fight against terrorism. There will be other steps.”
On first day of Knesset's winter session following its extended summer recess, opposition party heads firmly ruled out entering the government.
There’s a country to run, not just to defend, and there will be other issues the Knesset will have to address in the next six months.
The party most seriously resisting implementing the bill is Likud, where no minister or deputy minister has agreed to quit the Knesset in favor of the next name on the party's list.
Bayit Yehudi leader quits parliament in accordance with so-called Mini-Norwegian Law.
Netanyahu told Bayit Yehudi leaders that if they criticize him like Bennett did during Operation Protective Edge, the composition of his coalition would be changed.
UTJ remaining tight lipped if and when Porush will step down in favor of Asher.
A lengthy trial that accused him of making illegal political appointments and his maneuvering between Kadima and Likud set Hanegbi back.
New children’s TV show about the Israeli legislature aims to educate youngsters about the values of democracy.
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.
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.
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.
By NIV ELIS
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.
During the Knesset budget debate, MKs seemed to represent only narrow sectoral interest groups.
By SHLOMO MAITAL
The fundamental ailment – overly frequent elections and frail coalitions.
The Knesset seamlessly integrates people with disabilities among its 550 employees – and is teaching other government offices to do the same.
What was this slithering surprise doing in the Knesset?
This is thought to be the first proposal to take place at the Knesset.
The Labor Party chairman is between a rock and a hard place, says the writer, unable to join with the prime minister and facing opposition from his party members.
By DAVID ZE’EV JABLINOWITZ
"The rules of Question Period are quite simple. The president of the parliament invites the ministers of the French government to come to parliament and answer questions from parliamentarians."
By DAN ILLOUZ
There is little that infuriates me more that the arrogance and ignorance of Yair Lapid, head of the Yesh Atid party, and the shameful myopia and shameless mendacity he exhibits.
By MARTIN SHERMAN
Israel’s Arabs were supposed to build the bridge between our neighbors and us. Instead, they are destroying it.
By BEN CASPIT
Last Thursday, in the wee hours of the morning, it seemed that after 65 years something was really moving in our public broadcasting system.
By ELI POLLAK,YISRAEL MEDAD
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