Haredi, National-Religious, Communist MKs win award

By
January 22, 2012 08:04

 
X

Dear Reader,
As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and high-quality publications, like ours, are being forced to look for new ways to keep going. Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall. We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analyses from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.

As one of our loyal readers, we ask you to be our partner.

For $5 a month you will receive access to the following:

  • A user experience almost completely free of ads
  • Access to our Premium Section
  • Content from the award-winning Jerusalem Report and our monthly magazine to learn Hebrew - Ivrit
  • A brand new ePaper featuring the daily newspaper as it appears in print in Israel

Help us grow and continue telling Israel’s story to the world.

Thank you,

Ronit Hasin-Hochman, CEO, Jerusalem Post Group
Yaakov Katz, Editor-in-Chief

UPGRADE YOUR JPOST EXPERIENCE FOR 5$ PER MONTH Show me later Don't show it again

MKs Zevulun Orlev (Habayit Hayehudi), Uri Maklev (United Torah Judaism) and Dov Henin (Hadash) won the Israeli Democracy Institute’s (IDI) Parliamentary Award.

On Saturday, Henin and Maklev were declared exceptional MKs, while Orlev was declared as best committee chairman, for his leadership of the Knesset Committee on the Rights of the Child. All three will receive their awards at an IDI ceremony February 2.

The NGO researched all 120 MKs’ parliamentary activity, and rated “quality” activity, specifically in supervising the government, as opposed to passing private legislation, which is less likely to become law than government bills. The IDI also rated MKs’ connections with voters and budgetary responsibility, as well as speeches and parliamentary questions.

Related Content

Breaking news
August 21, 2018
Former Trump lawyer Cohen to appear in Manhattan federal court

By REUTERS