Tag archive for ‘Knesset’
Gil Tanenbaum On Wednesday, March 24th, 2021

Israel Votes 2021 – The Day After

Israel Knesset (Unsplash) It has been more than twelve hours since the polls close in Israel and as of now only one thing is certain: no one knows what is going to happen. The polls were wrong. Binyamin Netanyahu More...

Moran Azulay On Thursday, December 28th, 2017

Knesset passes Police recommendations law after 2-day filibuster

PM under investigation: The controversial recommendations bill, which bars police from publicly releasing its recommendations on indictment, passed early Thursday in the Knesset in second and third reading, More...

Moran Azulay On Wednesday, December 14th, 2016

Parliamentary aides blocked from entering Knesset over skirt length

Parliamentary aides showed up to work on Wednesday in skirts and dresses in protest after one of their coworkers was not allowed to enter the Knesset because the guards deemed her skirt “immodest.” The More...

Ynet News On Tuesday, July 12th, 2016

Knesset passes NGOs law amid opposition

The Knesset passed a controversial law Monday that increases the regulation of many Israeli human rights NGOs. The law was approved in the second and third readings by a vote of 57 to 48. Called a “transparency More...

Moran Azulay On Wednesday, June 29th, 2016

Knesset shouting match nearly comes to blows

A large commotion broke out on the floor of the Knesset on Wednesday afternoon after MK Hanin Zoabi (Joint Arab List) said regarding the Turkey reconciliation deal, “The person who murdered is the one More...

Uri Avnery On Friday, September 18th, 2015

Uri Avnery: “Don’t Talk Zionism!”

IN THE early 1950s, I published a story by my friend, Miko Almaz. At the time, the new State of Israel was in dire straits, its leaders did not know how to pay for next month’s food. Someone remembered More...

Ronn Torossian On Thursday, September 17th, 2015

Alisa Doctoroff, Peter Beinart & New Israel Fund Employees May Be Banned From Israel

BLOG In the wake of worldwide pressure, Israel is sending a clear message to the world, that the day of the Jewish state bowing down is over. The country realizes and recognizes its most important function More...

News Brief On Tuesday, September 8th, 2015

What Investors Need to Know About Israel’s Natural Gas Market

  Israel’s parliament on Monday approved a framework to regulate its natural gas industry, eight days after the discovery of a field in Egyptian waters damped expectations for regional exports. While More...

Ronn Torossian On Tuesday, September 8th, 2015

Appeal to New Israel Fund: Stop Boycotting Israel, and Stand with the IDF

As communications professionals who have worked on hundreds of races, we accept democracy and recognize the importance of red lines. As Jewish Americans and proud Zionists, we believe that the consensus More...

News Brief On Monday, September 7th, 2015

Knesset vote leaves gas agreement stuck

An agreement over the financial future of Israel’s gas fields passed a vote in the Knesset Monday by a vote of 59-51, inspiring Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to stand up in applause as the results More...

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