Knesset members

REVELERS DIP in the Mediterranean Sea as they take part in a Gay Pride parade in Tel Aviv last year
Israel sets record for number of openly gay MKs

The record was made possible after Blue and White scored a political victory overnight Monday night when it succeeded in passing the Expanded Norwegian Law into law in the Knesset plenum.

Expanded Norwegian Law passes

11 new MKs set to enter Knesset.

16/06/2020
MK ODED FORER receiving the Knesset Committee for the Advancement of Women and Gender Equality is ye
When most committees are men’s committees

Last week, Israel made headlines for the selection of a man, MK Oded Forer (Yisrael Beytenu), as the head of the Knesset Committee for the Advancement of Women and Gender Equality.

Porcupine found in the Knesset's bathrooms

The bathrooms were left open over night, to let it leave on its own accord when it wished.

By OMRI RON
08/06/2020
GIDEON SAAR in his Knesset office this week: Leadership is based on advancing your ideology, and the
Gideon Sa'ar: 'We, as public servants, are judged by our deeds'

Gideon Sa’ar talks to the ‘Post’ about Netanyahu, the reforms needed in the legal system and why he won’t let there be a Palestinian state.

PNINA TAMANO-SHATA, newly appointed aliyah and integration minister and the first Ethopia-born minis
Pnina Tamano-Shata: From desert exodus to member of cabinet

“Just Pnina” doesn’t do justice to the historic moment of her ascending to her new position, as the first-ever minister of Ethiopian descent.

NBN welcomes MK Pnina Tamano-Shata as new Minister of Aliyah

MK Pnina Tamano-Shata will serve as Minister of Aliyah and Integration in Israel’s 35th Knesset.

Benjamin Netanyahu leaves Nir Barkat out of government

Among the high profile Likud figures left without a portfolio are Gideon Sa'ar and Avi Dichter.

17/05/2020
welfare
Knesset speaker in-waiting: Moroccan immigrant who studied pluralism

Cohen, 64, was born in the Moroccan town of Essaouira and moved to Israel when he was seven years old. His family was one of the founding families of Dimona, the city he became mayor of in 2003.

24/03/2020
Knesset members discuss Netanyahu's request for immunity
The pot calling the kettle black

In the case of a MK against whom the attorney-general has decided to file an indictment, the members of his party and of his Knesset bloc vote as one.

By YEDIDIA STERN
10/02/2020
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