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.
Israel’s Knesset will hold a Hanukkah candle lighting including women and representatives of the Reform and Conservative movements.
That’s a record number of women Knesset members, but numbers are not the only thing required to pass laws promoting gender equality.
Israel’s Knesset voted down a bill that would allow judges to more easily sentence a terrorist to death.
Benjamin Netanyahu has received a slim majority of 61 Knesset members supporting his right to form the next government, Israel’s 34th.
In an election with the highest voter turnout since 1999, a record 28 women were chosen for the 20th Knesset.
Israel’s main Arab parties have united into a single coalition. Some hope that this will change the electoral landscape and lure Jewish voters — but can it deliver?