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Posts Tagged: Israeli Law

July 17, 2016 10:50 am

New Israeli Law: Dissuading Christians From IDF Service Carries Prison Term - In a vote of 39-9 with one abstention, the Israeli Knesset passed a law stating that a prison term will apply to anyone who...

September 4, 2015 10:09 am

Israel’s $108 Billion State Budget Passes First Knesset Reading - Israel’s 2015-16 state budget bill passed its first Knesset reading Wednesday, following a marathon session that ended with 57 MKs voting in favor and...

November 28, 2013 5:00 pm

Poll: Majority of Israelis Believe Settlements to be Legal

A strong majority of Israelis believe Jewish settlement in the West Bank to be legal under Israeli law, a new poll shows. The survey, conducted by...

May 28, 2013 1:51 pm

Arab Knesset Members Seek to Ban Mohammad Cartoons

Three Israeli Arab MKs have reintroduced legislation that would more rigorously define a racist offense and would ban the publication of materials that disparage...

April 25, 2013 12:18 am

Ben Gurion Airport Guards May Ask ‘Suspicious’ Tourists to Open Email Accounts

Foreign citizens visiting Israel may be asked to open their email accounts for airport security when they land at Ben Gurion Airport, the Israeli...

April 23, 2013 2:13 am

Lapid Confronts Charedim in Knesset

Ynet - The 19th Knesset's first summer session on Monday turned into a barbed verbal bout between Finance Minister Yair Lapid and haredi Knesset members. Answering...

March 19, 2013 1:26 am

Haredi Parties Storm Out of Knesset, Denounce Government

Times of Israel - On Wednesday afternoon, when Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu read out the details of his new government, prior to a ...

March 15, 2013 2:25 pm

Netanyahu’s New Cabinet Takes Shape

After a coalition agreement for the next Israeli government was apparently reached between Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Yesh Atid party head Yair Lapid, and Habayit...

March 6, 2013 1:02 am

Likud: Lapid Turned Down Finance Ministry

Times of Israel - The Likud party offered Yesh Atid leader Yair Lapid the position of finance minister in Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's...

February 27, 2013 1:47 am

Israel’s Lapid Would Gain Six Seats in New Elections, Polls Show

Times of Israel - In the unlikely event that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu fails to assemble a coalition and Israelis go to the ...

February 21, 2013 12:05 am

Orthodox Rabbis Reject Compromise On Enlistment

Jerusalem Post - Two of the most senior haredi rabbis in Israel, Aharon Leib Shteinman and Shmuel Auerbach, have both declared over the past...

February 19, 2013 1:28 am

Lapid Reaches Out to Netanyahu

Jerusalem Post - Yair Lapid sent a message to Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on Monday, reassuring him that he could be trusted if he...


Children of Fallen Soldiers Celebrate Mass Bar Mitzvah -- Dozens of orphans of fallen Israeli soldiers, and the son of an American serviceman who died in Afghanistan, celebrated their...

At Sukkot, Israeli Farmers Enjoy the Fruits of Their Faith - Avichai Koch says farming is in his blood. He is the son of Holocaust survivors from Europe who immigrated...


Trump Lays Out Agenda for First 100 Days in Office in Gettysburg Speech

Donald Trump planted a flag on hallowed ground Saturday morning by laying out near the Gettysburg National Battlefield what he would do in his first 100 days as President of...


Israel Security Agency: Terrorist Attacks in Jerusalem Doubled in September

Terrorist attacks in Jerusalem doubled last month compared to August, according to Israel’s security agency, the Shin Bet. There were 26 attacks in the capital in September, compared to 13 in...

Middle East

Turkey Expands Military Offensive Against Kurdish Fighters in Syria

Turkey escalated its offensive Thursday against Kurdish fighters in northern Syria, pounding them with airstrikes and artillery, and complicating the battle against the Islamic State group by Ankara and Washington,...