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Benjamin Netanyahu Says Packing Israel Prize Needed To Weed Out 'Extremist' Writers

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has defended his purge of the Israel Prize literature panel. He claimed it favored ‘radical’ writers over ‘authentic’ pro-Israel voices.

Campaign Zeal: Posters for upcoming municipal elections in Tel Aviv.

'Racist' Likud Campaign Ads Banned By Central Election Committee

The Central Election Committee on Thursday banned campaign ads used by Likud candidates in the Carmiel and Tel Aviv municipal elections, saying they were racist and offensive.

Israel Revives Funding Ban for Leftist NGOs

The Knesset is once again attempting to restrict foreign donations to certain nongovernmental organizations: MK Ayelet Shaked, chairwoman of the Habayit Hayehudi Knesset faction, submitted a new bill on this subject on Tuesday.

'Prisoner X2' Case Called 'Extreme' by Israel

Former Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman called the new Prisoner X case an “extremely severe incident” but maintained that Israel was acting within legal means.

Israel Bill Would Put Judaism Above Democracy

An Israeli lawmaker on Monday submitted a highly controversial proposal that would make Judaism superior to democracy in the State of Israel, amending a previous bill that was tossed by the Knesset before the last general election.

Netanyahu Plays Haredi Card as Talks Stall

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu threatened on Wednesday to open lightning-round negotiations with the ultra-Orthodox parties following the aggressive stance taken by Yesh Atid’s leader Yair Lapid.

Supporting the Fight: Female lawmakers joined the Women of the Wall protests at the Western Wall in Jerusalem.

3 Knesset Members Join Protest at Western Wall

Three female Knesset members participated in a prayer service held by the Women of the Wall in the Western Wall Plaza in Jerusalem on Tuesday morning.

Best Buddies: Now that Benjamin Netanyahu is being forced to hand over plum cabinet spots to other parties, loyalists in his own Likud party are crying foul.

'Jewish Intifada' Planned in Israel Coalition Feud

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will likely encounter harsh opposition within his Likud party if high-ranking ministers and Knesset members soon find themselves without a job.

No Deal: Labor Party leader Shelly Yacimovich insists she?ll be in the opposition, not joining Benjamin Netanyahu?s government.

Labor's Yacimovich Shoots Down Coalition Rumors

Labor party chairwoman Shelly Yacimovich reiterated over the weekend that she would not join Prime Minister-designate Benjamin Netanyahu’s government, despite reports indicating she was involved in coalition talks.

Bibi Will Meet Naftali Bennett After Apology Over Sara Netanyahu

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is set to meet on Monday with Habayit Hayehudi leader Naftali Bennett for the first time since the election in January.