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Posts Tagged: Israeli Parliament

March 31, 2015 11:23 am

Israel’s Knesset Welcomes New Members in Festive Swearing-In Ceremony

Ynet - Two weeks after the end of a stormy election season, the Knesset convened Tuesday for a festive swearing-in ceremony, during which the lawmakers...

December 25, 2013 11:52 am

At Knesset Session With Terror Victims MKs Oppose Release of Convicts

Israel's Knesset held a special meeting Wednesday morning between families who have lost loved ones to terrorism and Israeli Parliament members, Israeli daily Ma'ariv reported. The...

December 23, 2013 11:05 am

U.S. Official: ‘Jonathan Pollard Will Continue to Serve Out His Sentence’

Despite recent revelations of U.S. spying on Israel, an American official told Israeli daily Ma'ariv that "Jonathan Pollard will continue to serve out his sentence...

February 19, 2013 6:19 pm

Australian Jewry Welcomes Israeli Investigation Into Zygier’s Death

Australian Jewry has broken its silence about the case of alleged Mossad agent Ben Zygier, Israel Hayom reported. The Executive Council of Australian Jewry (ECAJ)...

February 12, 2013 3:27 pm

European-Funded Palestinian News Agency Publishes Article Denying the Holocaust

Just a day after issuing an apology for an anti-Semitic article published to its website, the European-funded Palestinian news service Ma'an News Agency published an...

February 5, 2013 11:47 am

In Knesset Opening Ceremony, New Members Sworn In, Record Number of Women

The 120 members of the 19th Knesset were sworn in Tuesday in an opening ceremony presided over by Labor's Binyamin Ben-Eliezer, the senior-most MK...

July 24, 2012 7:30 am

Poll: Majority of Israeli Arabs Don’t Like Representation in Knesset

A new poll by Israeli professor Avi Degani revealed that about 61 percent of Israel's Arab population believes Arab Members of Knesset do...

July 10, 2012 3:44 pm

Israeli Bill Seeks to Allow Outside Popcorn at Movie Theaters

Carmel Shama-Hacohen, a member of Israel's Knesset (parliament) is pushing a piece of legislation known as the "popcorn bill" that would allow people to bring...

February 8, 2012 4:53 pm

Nobel Laureate Peres Issues Peace Offering to Iranian People

In an address marking the 63rd anniversary of the establishment of Israel's parliament, Israeli President and Nobel Peace laureate, Shimon Peres, made a peaceful overture...


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 Booed at Charity Dinner for Attacks on Clinton

Well, that got awkward quickly. What began as the expected ribbing of presidential candidates at the white-tie Al Smith Dinner Thursday turned to boos as Donald Trump described Hillary Clinton as...


Israeli Security Services Thwart Major Palestinian Terror Plot - Israeli security officials revealed on Thursday that they had averted a major terrorist attack and arrested those who plotted to carry it out. According to a statement released by the Shin Bet,...

Middle East

Turkey Increases Offensive Against Kurds 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,...