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…
Parents of soldiers who died during Operation Protective Edge told Netanyahu that he was “twisting and twisting the knife.”
While the American participants came from several Jewish religious movements, all were men.
— An Arab-Israeli lawmaker who allegedly smuggled cell phones to Palestinian terrorists in Israeli prisons will resign and serve two years in jail as part of a plea bargain, Israeli media reported. Basel Ghattas of the Balad Party, which is part of the Arab Joint List, was suspended In January by the Knesset Ethics Committee….
The Knesset may assume it has taken a major step to shut down the conversation about the settlement movement and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. In fact, they’ve triggered a new wave of concern and frustration among Israel’s friends and supporters.