Michael Oren, former Israeli ambassador to the United States, has been appointed deputy minister in the Prime Minister’s Office.
You might think that the Israeli mikveh bill affects only non-Orthodox converts to Judaism in Israel. Things aren’t that simple, says Orthodox convert Bethany Mandel.
Nir Barkat is joining the voices that seek to disenfranchise LGBTQ Israelis — voices that happen to be dominated by the ultra-Orthodox, Lana Adler writes.
Israel’s parliament, in a dazzling display of perverse logic, managed to shoot itself in the foot on Monday with formal approval of a law that hobbles human-rights organizations.
On May 24, Israel’s parliament welcomed its first-ever member to survive an assassination attempt before he even stepped foot into office.
Israel has reached a critical moment in the tension between women and religion in Israel, and women’s basic rights are being challenged on many fronts.
(JTA) — All but four of Israel’s current female Knesset members report they have experienced sexual harassment or sexual assault at some point in their lives — with two saying they experienced it even after entering the Knesset. A survey of Israel’s 32 female lawmakers conducted by Israel’s Channel 2 found that 28 had been…
The Israeli Knesset passed one of the world’s toughest curbs on bank executives’ salaries to try to narrow a big gap between bosses’ and workers’ pay.
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.
Israel’s Knesset passed a controversial law that requires greater transparency from the World Zionist Organization’s Settlement Division, but which opponents claim will funnel money to illegal settlements in the West Bank.