Articles in "Yaakov Litzman"

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

Likud MK Yehuda Glick began a hunger strike Tuesday, the Knesset’s no smoking day, saying he would continue until Finance Minister Moshe ...

Are Political Winds Changing Direction in Jerusalem?

Four leading candidates for the Jerusalem mayoralty rejected a demand Monday by Health Minister Yaakov Litzman to close the city’s Mahane ...

UPDATE: Coalition Crisis Over; Draft Bill Passes Preliminary Reading

A preliminary reading of legislation that would grant haredi yeshiva students an exemption from military service passed with 59 votes in ...

News Analysis: Litzman Resignation Leaves More Questions Than Answers

The resignation of Health Minister Yaakov Litzman on Sunday - officially to protest the continuation of maintenance work on the national ...

Litzman Threatens To Quit Over Sabbath Rail Works

Health Minister Yaakov Litzman warned  Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Friday that if railway infrastructure work is carried out this ...

Shabbat Battle Heats Up, Could Signal New Election

Meretz MK Zehava Gal-On called on to Interior Minister Aryeh Deri Sunday to authorize local authorities in Tel Aviv to permit 164 grocery ...

Ultra-Orthodox, Jewish Home Face Off Over Muezzin Bill

Author of the Muezzin Bill, Jewish Home MK Moti Yogev, denounced on Wednesday Health Minister Yaakov Litzman’s objection to the bill, ...

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

The Ministry of Health is currently weighing the merits of taking legal action against Unilever Israel and of revoking its manufacturing ...