Articles in "Government"

“Petitions, Demonstrations and Letters” – How an Israeli Community Fought Plans for an Incineration Plant and Helped Shape Israel’s New Waste Policy

At first, after weeks of silence from local authorities, the residents of Ma'ale Adumim in Judea were told that a dump site was to be ...

In Defamation Suit, Court Bans Screening of ‘Jenin, Jenin’ in Israel

The Lod District Court on Monday night ruled that the screening of the film "Jenin Jenin" will be banned in Israel and ordered the ...

‘Secular Coercion’: Religious Parties Angered Over High Court’s Ruling Allowing Entry of Chametz on Passover into Hospitals

Preventing visitors from bringing Chametz into hospitals during the eight-day Passover holiday when leavened foods are prohibited by Jewish ...

Ambassador Danon Ends His Tenure at UN: The TPS Exit Interview

Israeli Ambassador to the United Nations, Danny Danon spoke with TPS about his experience at the UN, his work with the United States, and ...

Panel Finds Alleged Sex Offender Malka Leifer Mentally Fit to Stand Trial

A psychiatric panel on Thursday decided that alleged sex offender Malka Leifer from Australia is mentally fit to stand trial and has been ...

Survey Finds Majority of Israelis View Their Leadership as Corrupt

Most Israelis think that their leadership is corrupt and do not have faith in the government and the Knesset, according to a report ...

Israeli Government Implemented 82% of its Decisions in Recent Years

The Israeli government has implemented 82% of the decisions it made in the past four years, according to a follow-up report published on ...

Netanyahu Appoints New Ministers to Positions He Previously Held

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday announced to the cabinet that he is appointing new ministers to positions he previously held, ...

Knesset Legal Adviser: No Legal Obstacle to Deliberate Netanyahu’s Immunity

Knesset legal adviser Eyal Yinon on Sunday decided that there is no legal obstacle to forming the Knesset House Committee in the current ...

Israeli Backpacker Loses Appeal in Russia, 7.5 Year Sentence Stands

A Russian court on Thursday rejected Israeli-American Naama Issachar's appeal of her seven-and-a-half-year prison sentence for a minor drug ...