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?
Stav Shaffir burst into the public eye as a leader of Israel’s tent city protest. Now, she’s the Knesset’s youngest member — and has her eye on even bigger things to come.
As the Israeli elections near, many criticize an electoral system that seems to balkanize the body politic. Haim Watzman thinks that’s exactly what Israel needs.
— Israel’s Knesset voted unanimously to dissolve the government and set new elections.
Israeli officials hit back at U.S. criticism of their country’s proposed “Jewish state” law.