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Posts Tagged: Israeli Law

July 17, 2016 10:50 am
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New Israeli Law: Dissuading Christians From IDF Service Carries Prison Term

JNS.org - 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
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Israel’s $108 Billion State Budget Passes First Knesset Reading

JNS.org - 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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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...

February 18, 2013 12:58 am
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Netanyahu Furious at Lapid-Bennett ‘Conspiracy’

Jerusalem Post - Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu is furious at what he believes is a conspiracy by Yesh Atid leader Yair Lapid and Bayit...

February 18, 2013 12:26 am
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A Spiritual Examination of the Israeli Elections

A few weeks ago, while reading the Beshalach weekly Torah (bible) portion , I noticed for the first time that the party responsible for taking...

Culture

Members of India’s ‘Lost Tribe’ of Jews Visit Auschwitz for the First Time

JNS.org - Members of India’s so-called “lost tribe” of Jews visited Auschwitz...

Features

Israeli Pre-Military Academy ‘Breaks You and Builds You Anew’

JNS.org - “Put your hands behind your back and get on your knees,” 19-year-old Noam Ohayon told me. I complied. “Now fall forward...

After Massive Diaspora Response, Israel’s Raging Fires Come Under Control

JNS.org - Improving weather conditions, a massive influx of support from the international community...

Baptist Pastor Unearths His Father’s Holocaust Heroism in Wartime Diaries

JNS.org -- Master Sgt. Roddie Edmonds never spoke about his experiences as a prisoner...

World

Europe Police Reveal Which Nations ISIS Could Target Next

The Islamic State group is likely to carry out new attacks in the European Union in the near future, probably targeting countries that are members of the US-led coalition fighting...

Israel

Jewish Agency, Boston Philanthropies Distribute Aid to Haifa Fire Victims

JNS.org - The heads of the Jewish Agency and Boston’s Combined Jewish Philanthropies (CJP) visited Haifa Wednesday to distribute aid funds to victims of last week’s wildfires. “In these trying times, the...

Middle East

Senior Tehran Cleric Calls for ‘Retaliation’ After US Senate Ba...

“Now is the time for retaliation,” a senior Iranian cleric told worshippers in Tehran on Friday, following the US Senate’s...

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