Tag archive for ‘Israeli Knesset’
Shlomi Ella On Wednesday, January 3rd, 2018

Israel: Death Penalty for Terrorists’ Bill Passes First Knesset Vote

Facebook12 Twitter Google Plus0 Pinterest1 Email   The Israeli Knesset approved Wednesday the death penalty law for terrorists in a preliminary reading and in a narrow majority. 52 Knesset members supported More...

Itamar Eichner On Tuesday, November 14th, 2017

Netanyahu’s Knesset Critics: ‘We Choose Peace, and You Choose Apartheid’

Facebook0 Twitter Google Plus0 Pinterest0 Email A special Knesset session focusing on “the Israeli government’s political challenge in light of new opportunities that have been created” took More...

Uri Avnery On Friday, May 19th, 2017

Uri Avnery: Israeli Knesset – Parliamentary Riffraff

Facebook0 Twitter Google Plus0 Pinterest0 Email WHEN I first entered the Knesset, I was shocked by the low standard of its debates. Speeches were full of clichés, platitudes and party slogans, the intellectual More...

Ynet News On Tuesday, November 1st, 2016

PM Promises to ‘Rehabilitate’ Public Broadcast at Stormy Opening Session

Facebook0 Twitter Google Plus0 Pinterest0 Email   The Knesset opened its winter session on Monday amid dissension over the future of the new Israel Public Broadcasting Corporation (IPBC), which the Coalition More...

Tova Tzimuki On Thursday, October 27th, 2016

Knesset Committee Considers Opening Administrative Detention Proceedings to Public

Facebook0 Twitter Google Plus0 Pinterest0 Email The Constitution, Law and Justice Committee (CLJC) will consider a new proposal on Thursday about whether to make administrative detention proceedings and limitation More...

Amnon Abramovich On Sunday, August 7th, 2016

The Communications Minister and His Janissaries

Facebook0 Twitter Google Plus0 Pinterest0 Email   The conversation around the new Israeli public broadcasting corporation in the government, in the Likud party, and in the media, has been fascinating. More...

Kobi Nachshoni On Thursday, June 30th, 2016

Haredi Parties Threaten PM to Cancel Western-Wall Agreement

Facebook0 Twitter Google Plus0 Pinterest0 Email The heads of Shas and United Torah Judaism met on Wednesday afternoon with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and demanded that he back down from the decision to More...

Amihai Attali On Friday, June 24th, 2016

Bill Proposed to Prevent MKs From Appealing to High Court of Justice

Facebook0 Twitter Google Plus0 Pinterest0 Email   The Knesset is in a storm following an unusual bill proposed by Chairman Yoav Kisch (Likud) that would prohibit members of Knesset from petitioning the More...

Jewish Business News On Tuesday, February 9th, 2016

Balad MKs Banned From Knesset Debates for Meeting Terrorists’ Families

Facebook0 Twitter Google Plus0 Pinterest0 Email Three Arab-Israeli lawmakers were suspended on Monday from speaking in parliament as punishment for supporting families of Palestinian assailants killed by security More...

JNS On Tuesday, November 4th, 2014

Knesset Passes Bill Clamping Down on Leniency for Terrorists

Facebook0 Twitter Google Plus0 Pinterest0 Email The Israeli Knesset on Monday approved a bill seeking to prevent leniency for convicted terrorists. The legislation states that the Israel Prison Service Parole More...

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