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Posts Tagged: Israeli Parliament

March 31, 2015 11:23 am
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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...

Culture

‘Jewish Oscars’ Raises Over $500,000 for Special IDF Brigade

A glamorous New York City event hosted by a non-profit organization on Saturday...

New Biography Asks: ‘What If Rabin Had Lived?’ (REVIEW)

JNS.org - Former Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin embodied the qualities of his generation:...

Features

Captain of Communication: IDF Vet Turned Entrepreneur Optimizes Email Usage

JNS.org -- As a former Israel Defense Forces elite special forces captain, Haim Senior...

Chabad Emissaries Coming to Small Jewish Community of South Dakota

JNS.org -- A state boasting just 400 Jews is about to receive its first full-time...

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...

World

Academic Freedom Proponents Slam BDS Policy of ‘Anti-Normalization,&#...

Two prominent pro-Israel academics slammed the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement’s policy of "anti-normalization" and non-engagement with the Jewish...

Israel

Israeli Defense Minister: International ‘War of Legal Attrition’...

A “war of legal attrition” is currently being waged against Israel by foreign entities, Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman told the...

Middle East

Expert: Possibility of Hezbollah Obtaining Chemical, Biological Weapons Fro...

The possibility that Hezbollah is being equipped with chemical and biological weapons cannot be ruled out in principle, an expert...

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