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The Jewish Press
Israel’s Civil Administration Approves New Housing in Hebron’s Hezkiah Quarter | 27 Tishri 5778 – October 16, 2017approval. “Upon receiving the building permits for the Hezkiah Quarter, we tha
The Jewish Press / Posted 15 hours ago
approval. “Upon receiving the building permits for the Hezkiah Quarter, we thank the prime minister, government ministers, Knesset members and all public figures who worked with determination and dedication together with us to promote this... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Israel targets fashion industry over underweight modelsof the existing law. "A LOT OF PRESSURE" Israeli lawmaker Nurit Koran, with t
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 21 hours ago
of the existing law. "A LOT OF PRESSURE" Israeli lawmaker Nurit Koran, with the backing of 42 other members of the Knesset, the country's parliament, has now prepared a draft bill she hopes will rectify the shortcomings. "The fashion... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Netanyahu Coalition to Promote Law Prohibiting Investigation of Sitting Prime Minister | 26 Tishri 5778 – October 16, 2017does not have an impeachment process by which the parliament is empowered to in
The Jewish Press / Posted yesterday
does not have an impeachment process by which the parliament is empowered to indict and try a sitting PM. However, the Knesset may take a vote of no confidence which—if it gains a majority—could eventually lead to new elections. This process... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Watch: Netanyahu Warns Iran Against Using Syria as Military Base in War with Israel | 26 Tishri 5778 – October 16, 2017Minister, it’s on the books now that I’ll see you on Tuesday for your interview
The Jewish Press / Posted yesterday
Minister, it’s on the books now that I’ll see you on Tuesday for your interview with Mike Huckabee that’s there at the Knesset, but he’s going to ask you about the moving of the…” Prime Minister Netanyahu: “Are you giving me a... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Netanyahu Warns Iran Colonizing Syria For Use as Military Base in War Against Israel | 26 Tishri 5778 – October 16, 2017Minister, it’s on the books now that I’ll see you on Tuesday for your interview
The Jewish Press / Posted yesterday
Minister, it’s on the books now that I’ll see you on Tuesday for your interview with Mike Huckabee that’s there at the Knesset, but he’s going to ask you about the moving of the…” Prime Minister Netanyahu: “Are you giving me a... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Joint List Chairman Says Attacks on IDF Soldiers ‘Legitimate Struggle Against Occupation’ | 26 Tishri 5778 – October 15, 2017has the right to struggle. The red line for me is harming civilians,” Odeh cont
The Jewish Press / Posted yesterday
has the right to struggle. The red line for me is harming civilians,” Odeh continued The chairman of the 13-strong Knesset faction, comprised of Hadash, the United Arab List and Balad, said it was up to citizens in the Palestinian Authority... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
A Life Remembered: Danville business titan always sought ways to givegain for himself or his family or anyone he knew," she said.* * * * * Mr. Merv
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
gain for himself or his family or anyone he knew," she said.* * * * * Mr. Mervis was a member of Congregation Anshe Knesset Israel in Danville for 80 years until it closed and a member of Congregation Shaarey Tefila in Mt. Carmel, Ind.... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Public Security Minister Files Complaint Against Arab MK Over Temple Mount Visit | 20 Tishri 5778 – October 9, 2017Joint Arab List faction MK Ahmed Tibi in the Knesset (seated) Public Security
The Jewish Press / Posted 7 days ago
Joint Arab List faction MK Ahmed Tibi in the Knesset (seated) Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan has accused Israeli Arab MK Ahmed Tibi of endangering the public by ignoring a ban by the prime minister against lawmakers visiting the Temple... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
Calendar: Oct. 5-11p.m. -- "Israeli Palestinian Politics From the Inside," a talk by Haneen Zoabi,
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 10 days ago
p.m. -- "Israeli Palestinian Politics From the Inside," a talk by Haneen Zoabi, a Palestinian member of the Israeli Knesset, at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 2200 N. Bell Ave. MUSIC & NIGHTLIFE "Breakfast and Beats" noon at Backyard on... Read more
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Aljazeera
The October Arab-Israeli War of 1973: What happened?with Israel. Within four years, in 1977, Sadat was in Jerusalem giving a speec
Aljazeera / Posted 11 days ago
with Israel. Within four years, in 1977, Sadat was in Jerusalem giving a speech of peace to the Israeli parliament, the Knesset. Then US president Jimmy Carter invited both Sadat and former Israeli Prime Minister Menachim Begin to Camp David, a... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Israeli Pols Slam Arab List Chief for Congratulations Call to Hamas’ Ismail Haniyeh | 14 Tishri 5778 – October 4, 2017sharply criticized Odeh’s move, saying, “Unfortunately, the political leadershi
The Jewish Press / Posted 13 days ago
sharply criticized Odeh’s move, saying, “Unfortunately, the political leadership of Israeli Arabs, as represented in the Knesset by the Joint List, has become a fifth column without any quotation marks – a senior representative of terrorist... Read more
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The Jewish Press
The Prohibited Sukkot Of Jerusalem | Saul Jay Singer | 14 Tishri 5778 – October 3, 2017– it will be done. Thank you for bringing this to my attention. Rav Porush (1
The Jewish Press / Posted 13 days ago
– it will be done. Thank you for bringing this to my attention. Rav Porush (1916 – 2010) served as a member of the Knesset for Agudat Yisrael and its alliances from 1959-75 and 1977-1994. As chairman of the Agudat Yisrael Center (1955), he... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Labor Party MK Eral Margalit Resigns Knesset | 14 Tishri 5778 – October 3, 2017Knesset Member Eral Margalit (Labor) has announced he will resign from his posi
The Jewish Press / Posted 13 days ago
Knesset Member Eral Margalit (Labor) has announced he will resign from his position in the Israeli parliament. He served as an Israeli lawmaker for the past five years but recently lost a bid in a race with now-chairman Avi Gabbay to lead the Labor... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Orthodox Justice Defied Supreme Court’s Directive, Participated in Gush Etzion Liberation Ceremony | 13 Tishri 5778 – October 3, 2017liberation of Judea and Samaria. While many elected officials participated, inc
The Jewish Press / Posted 14 days ago
liberation of Judea and Samaria. While many elected officials participated, including Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein, Minister of Culture Miri Regev, Minister of Education Naftali Bennett, Knesset members and... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Reviewing the Rhetoric of Palestinian Arabs and Israelis | Paul Gherkin | 12 Tishri 5778 – October 2, 2017and settle”. Other senior Israeli politicians also made repeated calls for anne
The Jewish Press / Posted 15 days ago
and settle”. Other senior Israeli politicians also made repeated calls for annexation of the West Bank, with one Member of Knesset expressing his desire to “destroy” hopes for Palestinian statehood, and stated that “there is room to define and... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Afirmative Action: New Habayit Hayehudi Bill Gives Reservists Preference in Civil Service Hiring | 11 Tishri 5778 – October 1, 2017jobs, Kippa reported. Slomiansky bill states that the basket of benefits for r
The Jewish Press / Posted 16 days ago
jobs, Kippa reported. Slomiansky bill states that the basket of benefits for reservists that was recently passed by the Knesset “is a welcome step but a ‘drop in the ocean’ compared to the level of personal, family and employment costs endured... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
U.S. ambassador breaks with State Dept. policy: 'I think the settlements are part of Israel'Bank and it would return what it did not need for peace and security." Hundred
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 17 days ago
Bank and it would return what it did not need for peace and security." Hundreds of guests and dignitaries gathered at the Knesset, the Israeli parliament, for a special session Tuesday marking the 1967 Six-Day War. It was a celebration of Israel’s... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
U.S. ambassador breaks with State Dept. policy: 'I think the settlements are part of Israel'Bank and it would return what it did not need for peace and security." Hundred
Chicago Tribune / Posted 17 days ago
Bank and it would return what it did not need for peace and security." Hundreds of guests and dignitaries gathered at the Knesset, the Israeli parliament, for a special session Tuesday marking the 1967 Six-Day War. It was a celebration of Israel’s... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
U.S. ambassador breaks with State Dept. policy: 'I think the settlements are part of Israel'Bank and it would return what it did not need for peace and security." Hundred
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 17 days ago
Bank and it would return what it did not need for peace and security." Hundreds of guests and dignitaries gathered at the Knesset, the Israeli parliament, for a special session Tuesday marking the 1967 Six-Day War. It was a celebration of Israel’s... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Survey: Most Arab Citizens Have Positive Attitude to Israel | 9 Tishri 5778 – September 29, 2017the institutions of the State of Israel are very critical.” Rudnitzky noted th
The Jewish Press / Posted 17 days ago
the institutions of the State of Israel are very critical.” Rudnitzky noted that half of those surveyed did not view the Knesset as a positive institution and only 35 percent viewed Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu positively. On the flip side,... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Supreme Court Boycotting Celebration of 50th Anniversary of Eastern Jerusalem, Judea, Samaria Liberation | 6 Tishri 5778 – September 26, 2017of a grateful nation, in the presence top administration celebrities, including
The Jewish Press / Posted 21 days ago
of a grateful nation, in the presence top administration celebrities, including the Prime Minister and the Speaker of the Knesset. Supreme Court President Miriam Na’or, however, has decided not to show up at the ceremony, nor send a... Read more
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The Forward
This New Year, Let’s Appreciate Living In The Best Moment In Jewish History.By a wise and whimsical feminist podcast in Yiddish. By a kid airlifted from Go
The Forward / Posted 26 days ago
By a wise and whimsical feminist podcast in Yiddish. By a kid airlifted from Gondar with nothing who becomes a Member of Knesset. What our grandparents, and theirs, would think if they saw these things is that we succeeded against all odds. It... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Jewish Man and Woman of the Year 5777: Bezalel Smotrich and Ayelet Shaked | 29 Elul 5777 – September 19, 2017the Land of Israel through the firm establishment of Jewish sovereignty. Meanw
The Jewish Press / Posted 27 days ago
the Land of Israel through the firm establishment of Jewish sovereignty. Meanwhile, his colleague at the Habayit Hayehudi Knesset faction, Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked, has been doing battle with a judicial elite that has been striving to crown... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Palestinian Victory on the Temple Mount | Tower Magazine | 28 Elul 5777 – September 19, 2017about the status quo. On the contrary, it was a brilliant campaign carried out
The Jewish Press / Posted 27 days ago
about the status quo. On the contrary, it was a brilliant campaign carried out by the Palestinians, including Israeli-Arab Knesset members, with the deliberate intention of dramatically changing the status quo on the Esplanade, entirely to the... Read more
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The Forward
A Major Jewish Philanthropist Just Published A Plan To Ethnically Cleanse Palestiniansall “national aspirations” to remain, granting them limited municipal self-gove
The Forward / Posted 28 days ago
all “national aspirations” to remain, granting them limited municipal self-government, but without Israeli citizenship or Knesset voting rights. Make no mistake about this — this plan amounts to a none-too-subtle form of ethnic cleansing. It... Read more
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JTA
Israel gears up to host prestigious Italian cycling raceBig Start,” on consecutive days from May 4 to 6. Stage 1 will be a 6.3-mile ind
JTA / Posted 28 days ago
Big Start,” on consecutive days from May 4 to 6. Stage 1 will be a 6.3-mile individual time trial in Jerusalem, passing the Knesset and ending near the walls of the Old City. Stage 2, in the North, will start in Haifa with riders pedaling 103.8... Read more
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JTA
Worried about Jewish pluralism in Israel? So are Israelis.which institution they most trust, a plurality of Israelis, 39 percent, chose t
JTA / Posted 28 days ago
which institution they most trust, a plurality of Israelis, 39 percent, chose the Supreme Court over the government, the Knesset, the Chief Rabbinate or the rabbinical courts. The least trusted institution is the government followed by the Chief... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Glick: Tobacco Tax Imbalance Cost Israel NIS 1.5B Since 2012 | 28 Elul 5777 – September 18, 2017Friedman An imbalance in tax regulations in Israel has led to an explosion of
The Jewish Press / Posted 28 days ago
Friedman An imbalance in tax regulations in Israel has led to an explosion of ‘roll-your-own’ cigarettes in recent years, Knesset Member Yehuda Glick (Likud) said Monday. The imbalance has cost Israel at least NIS 1.5 billion in lost taxes in... Read more
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JTA
Worried about Jewish pluralism in Israel? So are Israelis, new poll shows.which institution they most trust, a plurality of Israelis, 39 percent, chose t
JTA / Posted 28 days ago
which institution they most trust, a plurality of Israelis, 39 percent, chose the Supreme Court over the government, the Knesset, the Rabbinate or the rabbinical courts. The least trusted institution is the government followed by the... Read more
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Aljazeera
Drowning in the waste of Israeli settlersoriginated from Israeli settlements built on Palestinian territory in violation
Aljazeera / Posted 28 days ago
originated from Israeli settlements built on Palestinian territory in violation of international law, according to the Knesset Research Institute. Alon Cohen-Lifshitz, a researcher for the Israeli NGO Bimkom, tells Al Jazeera that many Israeli... Read more
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The Forward
What Jews Can Learn From ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’courts; their Supreme Court-approved right to pray at the Western Wall remains
The Forward / Posted 28 days ago
courts; their Supreme Court-approved right to pray at the Western Wall remains viciously contested; they can’t visit the Knesset in clothing deemed inappropriate; they can’t get a divorce without their husband granting them a get. A recent report... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Likud Minister Begs Forgiveness of Migron Evacuees | 27 Elul 5777 – September 18, 2017Migron is not approved at the upcoming planning council meeting, we will enforc
The Jewish Press / Posted 29 days ago
Migron is not approved at the upcoming planning council meeting, we will enforce the law that we have already placed on the Knesset desk that determines that [government] promises must be kept.” He called on the Prime Minister to “keep his promise... Read more
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The Forward
Israelis Banned From Marriage By Rabbinical Courts In Record Numberspeople.” This summer, the government withdrew from a deal to create an egalita
The Forward / Posted 29 days ago
people.” This summer, the government withdrew from a deal to create an egalitarian prayer section at the Western Wall. The Knesset passed a law allowing non-Orthodox Jews to be barred from state mikvehs, or ritual baths. And ITIM released a list of... Read more
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JTA
Israeli rabbinical courts expanding blacklists of immigrants with Jewish heritageIsrael. This summer, the government withdrew from a deal to create an egalitari
JTA / Posted 30 days ago
Israel. This summer, the government withdrew from a deal to create an egalitarian prayer section at the Western Wall. The Knesset passed a law allowing non-Orthodox Jews to be barred from state mikvahs, or ritual baths. And ITIM released another... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Habayit Hayehudi Bill Curbs High Court’s Authority to Overturn Laws | 24 Elul 5777 – September 15, 2017and executive branches of the judiciary: a month ago or so, the court ruled tha
The Jewish Press / Posted 1 months ago
and executive branches of the judiciary: a month ago or so, the court ruled that it had the authority to disqualify Knesset legislation based on the quality of the parliamentary debate. Shortly thereafter, in a different ruling, the court... Read more
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The Jewish Press
INTO THE FRAY: The Smotrich Plan -Right Direction, but… | Dr. Martin Sherman | 24 Elul 5777 – September 15, 2017relocation to countries which provide an opportunity for a better future… MK B
The Jewish Press / Posted 1 months ago
relocation to countries which provide an opportunity for a better future… MK Bezalel Smotrich, Deputy Speaker of the Knesset, “Israel’s Decisive Plan”, Sept. 7, 2017. Over the last week or so, the idea of funded emigration as a means of... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Rightwing Attorney Suing to Include Arabs in IDF Draft | 23 Elul 5777 – September 14, 2017After the High Court of Justice on Tuesday had thrown out the amended draft law
The Jewish Press / Posted 1 months ago
After the High Court of Justice on Tuesday had thrown out the amended draft law passed by the Knesset two years ago, on the grounds that it does not fulfill its purpose of creating equality [between Haredi and non-Haredi Israelis] in IDF... Read more

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