Tag archive for ‘Israeli Knesset’
Uri Avnery On Friday, May 19th, 2017

Uri Avnery: Israeli Knesset – Parliamentary Riffraff

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 content was almost nil. That was 52 years ago. Among More...

Ynet News On Tuesday, November 1st, 2016

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

  The Knesset opened its winter session on Monday amid dissension over the future of the new Israel Public Broadcasting Corporation (IPBC), which the Coalition is expected to cancel, and that of the illegal More...

Tova Tzimuki On Thursday, October 27th, 2016

Knesset Committee Considers Opening Administrative Detention Proceedings to Public

The Constitution, Law and Justice Committee (CLJC) will consider a new proposal on Thursday about whether to make administrative detention proceedings and limitation warrants dealing with both Jewish and Arab More...

Amnon Abramovich On Sunday, August 7th, 2016

The Communications Minister and His Janissaries

  The conversation around the new Israeli public broadcasting corporation in the government, in the Likud party, and in the media, has been fascinating. It has been so breathtaking because it exposes More...

Kobi Nachshoni On Thursday, June 30th, 2016

Haredi Parties Threaten PM to Cancel Western-Wall Agreement

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 grant a mixed-gender prayer area for the more liberal More...

Amihai Attali On Friday, June 24th, 2016

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

  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 High Court of Justice, which came to light on Thursday. In More...

Jewish Business News On Tuesday, February 9th, 2016

Balad MKs Banned From Knesset Debates for Meeting Terrorists’ Families

Three Arab-Israeli lawmakers were suspended on Monday from speaking in parliament as punishment for supporting families of Palestinian assailants killed by security forces after they attacked Israelis. The Knesset More...

JNS On Tuesday, November 4th, 2014

Knesset Passes Bill Clamping Down on Leniency for Terrorists

The Israeli Knesset on Monday approved a bill seeking to prevent leniency for convicted terrorists. The legislation states that the Israel Prison Service Parole Board will be unable to discuss the early release More...

Tazpit News Agency On Thursday, October 30th, 2014

Gunman Shoots Israeli Temple Mount Activist

By Anav Silverman A well-known Temple Mount activist was seriously wounded in a shooting on Derech Hevron Street in Jerusalem late Wednesday night and is being treated for serious wounds in Sha’arei Tzedek Hospital. Rabbi More...

Gali Raz On Wednesday, August 7th, 2013

Gilad Erdan and Kapil Sibal Get Together to Push the Development of 5G Telecom

– India, one of the world’s fastest-growing economies turn to Israel to help them become key players in the drive to be the first to release the eagerly awaited, super fast 5G broadband connection. – Verint’s More...

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