Articles in "Government"

Bennett Coalition Survives No-Confidence Votes

Israel’s coalition government led by Prime Minister Naftali Bennett survived 2 different no-confidence motions in the Knesset on Monday. ...

Bennett Basher Kati Piasecki Joins Knesset as Meretz MK

The Meretz party’s Kati Piasecki will soon become a member of the Knesset. She will replace Meretz MK Ghaida Rinawie Zoabi who was ...

Israel Supreme Court Orders Benny Gantz Not to Observe ‘Racist’ Jordanian Law Against Selling Land to Jews

Israel’s High Court of Justice Tuesday issued a preliminary injunction against Defense Minister Benny Gantz that blocks him from ...

FM Lapid Calls for Interrogation of Former Minister of Public Security Ohana Over Pegasus Scandal

Foreign Minister and co-Prime Minister Yair Lapid has made it clear who should take the brunt of the blame for the use of the Pegasus ...

Rabbi Seth Farber Says Rabbinate Opposes Conversion Reform Bill for ‘Political Reasons’

Last week Religious Services Minister Matan Kahana submitted his draft of a conversion reform plan that would decentralize authority over ...

Unprecedented $160M Plan to Develop Beit Shemesh Approved

The government of Israel has approved a new NIS 500 million ($160 million) development plan for the city of Beit Shemesh, which is located ...

Benny Gantz Defends His Meeting with Abbas: ‘My Job is to Act to Prevent War’

Defense Minister Benny Gantz was forced to explain his decision to hold a face to face meeting with Palestinian Authority (PA) Chairman ...

War of Words Breaks out Over Start of Kashrut Reform in Israel: MK Malinovsky Calls Haredim ‘Racist and Ignorant’

On Sunday, the first stage of a set of reforms on kashrut certification in Israel promoted by Religious Services Minister Matan Kahana, ...

President Herzog and First Lady host Traditional New Year’s Eve Reception for Church Leaders in the Holy Land

President Isaac Herzog and First Lady Michal Herzog hosted the heads of the Christian churches Wednesday in the Holy Land for the ...

AG Mandelblit Reverses Position on Pro BDS Scientist Getting Israel Prize

Professor Oded Goldreich of the Weizmann Institute of Science might be awarded the Israel Prize after all. Israel’s Attorney General ...