Articles in "government politics"

Slew of Controversial Bills Await MKs as Knesset Begins Summer Session

The Knesset returns to work Monday following a month-long break for the Passover holiday. During the three-month summer session the ...

Netanyahu Asks Ministers Not to Comment on Security

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu asked government ministers Wednesday not to speak to media about security issues, citing a “sensitive ...

Report: Coalition Crisis Over, Snap Election Avoided

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has reportedly brokered an agreement to obtain peace amongst his warring coalition partners in order to ...

D-Day for Coalition as Knesset Considers Early Elections

The Ministerial Committee for Legislation is due to ratify a controversial proposal to eliminate limits on ultra-Orthodox exemptions from ...

Zahava Gal-on, Ilan Gilon Drop Out of Race for Party Leadership

Meretz Party Chairwoman Zahava Gal-on and Ilan Gilon, the party's Knesset faction leader, suspended their re-election campaigns Wednesday ...

Yesh Atid Members Blast Netanyahu Deal With Haredim

Yesh Atid members blasted the compromise deal signed between Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and the United Torah Judaism faction ...

News Analysis: Are Elections in the Air?

“The lady doth protest too much, methinks.” (Hamlet, Act III scene II) As the ongoing war of words between the Likud and Jewish Home ...

Is Avi Gabbay Leading a Rightward Shift for Labor Party?

Israel’s political establishment awoke to a firestorm Monday following Labor Party Chairman Avi Gabbay’s assertion during a television ...

Haredi Rabbis to Hold Rare Parley Over Shabbat Desecration

Three competing ultra-Orthodox rabbinic councils - Shas’ Moetzet Chachmei HaTorah, Degel Hatorah’s Moetzes Gedolei HaTorah and the ...

Netanyahu Denies Not Knowing About Qalqilya Expansion Plan

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s office insisted Monday that protocols of a security cabinet session last year “prove” that the ...