The two lawmakers were set for a showdown on the Allenby Bridge border crossing as tensions over the Temple Mount have mounted.
The preliminary vote would force any potential transfer of parts of the city to “a foreign party” to be approved by a two-thirds margin.
Current law requires a simple majority to approve transferring parts of Jerusalem in a peace deal, but the new law would require two-thirds.
“We need your help to act effectively in the political arena…in order to bring about a change of attitudes, perceptions and official decisions.”
Route 2, or the highway from Tel Aviv to Haifa, and Route 6, or the trans-Israel highway, were found to be the most dangerous routes for animals.
The Knesset is known for raucous debate, with lawmakers often yelling at each other, guests who testify to committees, and even foreign dignitaries.
Israel’s Knesset has a strict religious dress code that is seldom enforced — but today, one intern suffered the consequences of violating the policy.
“This bill, which is promoted by the ultra-Orthodox members of the government, is in fact against halacha [Jewish law],” an Orthodox rabbi said.
Zvia Gordetsky is hunger striking outside the Israeli Parliament to protest a state law that prohibits divorce without consent from both parties.
JERUSALEM — A Knesset committee approved a bill that would officially define Israel as a Jewish State. The bill unanimously passed the Ministerial Committee for Legislation on Sunday. A similar bill was first proposed in 2011 and again in 2015. The bill will go to the Knesset plenum for a preliminary vote; that vote…