merav ben-ari

Knesset battles over NSO and charges of police as ‘mafia’

The Knesset's Interior Security Committee debated the NSO affair on Monday, with chairwoman Merav Ben Ari trying to strike a balance between defending the police and probing its actions.

Bill to keep sex offense evidence for 50 years approved for reading

A bill that would mean that samples taken from victims of sex offenses would be saved for 50 years was approved for first reading in the Knesset.


Bill aiming to make organ donation process easier passes first reading

About a million Israelis have signed Adi cards, and over half of all transplants were received by prioritized card owners.

Organ donation process will be made easier in new law

A law meant to ease the process of committing to donate one's organs after death will be debated in the Ministerial Law Committee on Sunday.

90 Knesset members send petition to Ben & Jerry's opposing boycott

The letter was signed by five Labor MKs, six Blue and White MKs and Yair Golan of Meretz. No Arabs signed it, but Druze MKs did.


Former Kulanu MK Merav Ben-Ari joins Yesh Atid

Ben-Ari was very public about having a child with a gay man

A worker touches a cannabis plant at a growing facility for the Tikun Olam company near the northern

Bill to decriminalize cannabis use set to become law

The bill mandates that such a person would pay NIS 1,000 for the first offense, NIS 2,000 for the second if done within five years of the first, and a “conditional arrangement” for the third offense.

MKs (L-R) Sharren Haskel (Likud), Merav Ben-Ari (Kulanu) and Ayelet Nahmias-Verbin (Zionist Union)

MKs in uniform to salute women of the IDF

"Our army is the army of the people... in which everyone should be equal."

IDF training

Bill aims to grant academic credits for reserve duty

The bill will be brought to the Ministerial Committee for Legislation on Sunday, and is expected to gain the approval of the ministers.

Nof Zion

Zionist Union lawmaker wins subsidized housing lottery

“I won, but what about all the other people who tried?” MK Biran asks, criticizing Kahlon’s flagship project.

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