MK Goes On Hunger Strike To Advocate For Tax On Loose Tobacco

By Mara Vigevani/TPS on June 12, 2018

Likud MK Yehuda Glick began a hunger strike Tuesday, the Knesset’s no smoking day, saying he would…

Are Political Winds Changing Direction in Jerusalem?

By Andrew Friedman/TPS on June 04, 2018

Four leading candidates for the Jerusalem mayoralty rejected a demand Monday by Health Minister Yaak…

UPDATE: Coalition Crisis Over; Draft Bill Passes Preliminary Reading

By TPS on March 13, 2018

A preliminary reading of legislation that would grant haredi yeshiva students an exemption from mili…

News Analysis: Litzman Resignation Leaves More Questions Than Answers

By Andrew Friedman/TPS on November 26, 2017

The resignation of Health Minister Yaakov Litzman on Sunday – officially to protest the contin…

Litzman Threatens To Quit Over Sabbath Rail Works

By Mara Vigevani/TPS on November 17, 2017

Health Minister Yaakov Litzman warned  Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Friday that if railway inf…

Shabbat Battle Heats Up, Could Signal New Election

By Ilana Messika/TPS on January 29, 2017

Meretz MK Zehava Gal-On called on to Interior Minister Aryeh Deri Sunday to authorize local authorit…

Ultra-Orthodox, Jewish Home Face Off Over Muezzin Bill

By Ilana Messika/TPS on November 16, 2016

Author of the Muezzin Bill, Jewish Home MK Moti Yogev, denounced on Wednesday Health Minister Yaakov…

Health Ministry Considers Revoking Unilever Israel’s License In Wake of Salmonella Scare

By Jonathan Benedek/TPS on August 07, 2016

The Ministry of Health is currently weighing the merits of taking legal action against Unilever Isra…

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