Jerusalem’s ‘tallest minaret’ built in Isawiya

The minaret is an act of defiance against Israeli authorities for a bill in the Knesset

Israeli mosque

Jordan: Israeli bill to quiet mosques is a violation of international law

Jordan slammed Israel for trying to pass the controversial 'muezzin bill,' saying it could violate human rights such as Freedom of Religion as well as the peace treaty between the two countries.

Israeli mosque

Knesset grants initial approval of controversial 'muezzin bill'

MK Tibi: The muezzin was here before the racist MKs; MK Ilatov: You should go back to Saudi Arabia.

Jerusalem mosque

Ministers to vote on muted version of ‘muezzin bill’

The original text of the legislation would have proscribed such use of outdoor speakers at any time.

Jerusalem mosque

Police opposed to ‘muezzin bill,’ says report

Joint List leader Ayman Oden says the law is "an unnecessary evil promoted by the prime minister."

PROTESTERS AGAINST a law that would lower the volume of mosque loudspeakers hold a sign in Umm el-Fa

Ex-Jerusalem Police chief: Call to prayer legislation is ‘ridiculous’

The bill is sponsored by Bayit Yehudi MK Moti Yogev and supported by many Jewish citizens who live near mosques.

Israeli mosque

Muezzin bill vote delayed as Netanyahu presses for broader ban

Coalition sources said progress on the legislation was frozen.

MKS YEHUDAH GLICK (rear left) and Zuheir Bahloul lead a conference at the Knesset yesterday, which w

Jewish, Muslim MKs call to pull ‘muezzin bill'

Lawmakers urge dialogue instead of legislation.

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