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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

A ‘Wonder Woman’ Purim as Israel Gets Ready to Party

JNS.org - Queen Esther and Uncle Mordechai, King Ahasuerus and that rogue Haman. All of them (and even poor old deposed...

Israeli Basketball Player Omri Casspi Educates NBA Teammate About Keeping Kosher

Israeli NBA player Omri Casspi taught one of his teammates about the dietary laws...

Features

Iran Tests Aggressive Strategy Against Israel

JNS.org - On February 10, Iran launched a drone into Israeli airspace, shocking Israel -- and sending the Jewish state into...

How the IDF Is Preparing for a Multi-Front War

An Israel Defense Forces (IDF) plan designed to prepare it for the challenge of multiple-front warfare is now entering its third...

Delegation of American Jewish Leaders Visits UAE, Hoping for Results

JNS.org - A large delegation of American Jewish leaders recently spent two days in...

World

Netanyahu: Israeli Intelligence Helped Australia Stop Airliner Attack

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Wednesday Israeli intelligence services had prevented the downing of an "Australian airliner" as part of wide-ranging international intelligence-sharing but gave no details. His comments, during a...

Israel

Netanyahu Asks Visiting NFL Players to ‘Fight’ for Israel

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met on Monday with seven NFL players as they concluded a six-day whirlwind tour of the Jewish state and told them that they should...

Middle East

Lebanese Journalist: 100 Years After Balfour Declaration, Arabs Have Failed...

JNS.org - In a Nov. 25, 2017 article marking the 100th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration, published in the London-based daily...

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