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Posts Tagged: Israeli Parliament

May 10, 2017 10:17 am
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‘Jewish Nation State’ Bill Passes First Reading in Israeli Parliament

The "Jewish nation state" bill passed its first Israeli parliament reading on Wednesday afternoon, with 48 lawmakers voting in favor and 41 against. The legislation, sponsored...

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...

Features

Israeli Program Helps Aspiring High-Tech Entrepreneurs

JNS.org - As a teenager, Asher Dale created a phone application called “Three Good Things -- A Happiness Journal.” The app sends...

From Start-Up Nation to Ramp-Up Nation: Israel’s New Approach to Innovation

JNS.org - Dan Senor and Saul Singer’s 2009 book, Start-Up Nation: The Story of...

Hamas’ Promise to End Terror Is Seen as ‘Highly Unlikely’

JNS.org - Under the new unity deal brokered last week between Hamas and the Palestinian Authority’s (PA) ruling Fatah party, Hamas...

World

Leading Neo-Nazi Urges Supporters to Target Jewish, Black Institutions Near...

The head of a leading neo-Nazi website is encouraging people who are unable to attend white supremacist Richard Spencer's talk at the University...

Israel

Israeli Reps Exit Inter-Parliamentary Union Assembly After Muslim Harassmen...

JNS.org - In the wake of Israel announcing its withdrawal from United Nations cultural body UNESCO due to anti-Israel bias, Israeli...

Middle East

Kurds Flee Homes in Northern Iraq as Iraqi Forces Take Control

Thousands of Kurdish civilians fled their homes in northern Iraq on Wednesday, fearing harassment by government forces and Shiite militias who have taken control of a vast swath of territory from...

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