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April 2, 2015 11:56 am

New and Old Faces in Israel’s 20th Knesset Are Officially Sworn In

The Knesset opening session was buzzing with new faces, as 39 new Members of Knesset joined their veteran colleagues in the swearing in ceremony that...

May 27, 2013 9:33 am

Charedi Draft Bill Provisions Disputed by Peri Committee Members

Jerusalem Post - Several members of the Peri Committee - which has been tasked with drawing up legislation for drafting haredi men into national...

May 26, 2013 10:54 am

Peres Appeals for Peace at World Economic Forum, Expected to Tout Pre-67 Borders

Israeli President Shimon Peres said Sunday Israelis and the Palestinian Authority could "overcome skepticism and doubts" to find a lasting peace. Speaking to reporters at the...

May 23, 2013 10:16 am

Israel Considers Cutting Gas Export Quota Drastically

Israel is considering cutting gas exports due to social protests in the country, Israeli media reported Thursday. Minister of Energy and Water Resources Silvan Shalom may...

April 15, 2013 1:07 am

Knesset Committee: In Six Weeks We Will Have Burden Law

Ynet - The Knesset Committee for Promoting Equal Share of the Burden, headed by Science Minister Yaakov Perry (Yesh Atid), convened for the first...

April 9, 2013 8:34 am

Israel’s Cabinet Forms Committee to Draft New Conscription Law

Times of Israel -The Cabinet on Sunday appointed a ministerial committee tasked with drafting new legislation for the recruitment of ultra-Orthodox Jews and Arabs...

April 5, 2013 1:51 am

Bennett: Integration of Haredim into Workforce More Important Than Universal Draft

Times of Israel - Integration of ultra-Orthodox Israelis into the workforce is more important than a universal draft law to mandate the religious...

April 4, 2013 1:34 am

Ministerial Committee to Submit Burden-Sharing Bill to Knesset Within 49 Days

Ynet - It was announced Wednesday that Science Minister Yaakov Peri will head a ministerial committee that will legislate issues pertaining to "equal share of...

March 15, 2013 11:54 am

Netanyahu Signs Deal With Yesh Atid and Jewish Home to Form New Government

Benjamin Netanyahu's Likud-Beiteinu party inked a coalition deal with Yesh Atid and the Jewish Home party Friday, bringing to an end negotiations to form a...

February 19, 2013 12:52 pm

Livini is First to Join Netanyahu Coalition, Will be Next Justice Minister

In the shifting world of Israeli coalition politics, Tzipi Livni, a longtime foe of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, is expected to become the...

January 7, 2013 11:13 am

Naftali Bennett: Netanyahu Wants Leftist Government

Ynet -- Though the meeting of the Left-Center bloc, called with the intent to form a united front ahead of the nearing elections, did...

December 19, 2012 1:36 pm

Israeli Elections and the Death of the Political Left

What a difference a month makes. Not so long ago we in Israel were digesting the results of the decision of the American people to...


10 Things That Happen During the Holidays — Only in Israel

1. Everyone wishes you a happy new year, easy fast and happy holiday -- just as they do for Christmas in...

Israel Advocate Wants to Change Views About Jewish State, One Tattoo at a Time

“Low-brow” art forms can be a powerful advocacy tool, the head of a...


British-Jewish Student Leader to Controversial National Counterpart: ‘...

The head of Britain's largest student union should commit to combating antisemitism on campus or resign immediately, her Jewish counterpart wrote this...


In Arabic Facebook Post, Coordinator of Israeli Activities in West Bank, Ga...

In a warning to residents of Gaza that Hamas is exploiting them, the head of the Israeli Defense Ministry unit responsible...

Middle East

Arab States Pressuring PA President Abbas to Resolve Internal Palestinian D...

Saudi Arabia, Egypt and other Arab states are piling pressure on Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to resolve divisions in his Fatah party...