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.
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.