Articles in "Knesset"

Knesset Promotes Fine for Not Wearing Masks in Public as Number of COVID-19 Patients Spikes

The Knesset plenum approved in its first reading a bill that will more than double the fine for not wearing a face mask in public as ...

Lawmaker: ‘Israel Doing More for Palestinians Than PA’

Israel is doing more to help the Palestinian Authority (PA) Arabs during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic than the PA itself is, Member ...

Israeli Arab Lawmaker Claims Personal Security of Arab Citizens Neglected to ‘Save Money’

The personal security of Israel's Arab citizens has been neglected by the state for years to save money, Chair of the Special Knesset ...

Amid Outcry, Knesset Committee Approves Netanyahu’s Request for Tax Refunds

The Knesset's Finance Committee approved Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's request for tax refunds going back a decade and worth hundreds ...

Knesset Committee Approves Tax Exemption for UN Organization that Supplies Fuel to Gaza; Other Aid Groups Denied

The Knesset's Finance Committee approved on Monday regulations which extend the exemption from Value Added Tax (VAT) given to international ...

After Discord, Knesset Committee Pushes Off Vote on Tax Breaks for Orgs Operating in PA

The Knesset's Finance Committee pushed off a vote on granting tax breaks for aid organizations operating in the Palestinian Authority (PA) ...

Knesset Committee for Eradicating Crime in Arab Society Seeks ‘Plan With Defined Goals’

Member of Knesset (MK) Mansour Abbas, of the Arab-majority Joint List, was officially re-elected as chairman of the Special Committee for ...

‘Abandoning its Pretense of Impartiality’: Right Irate After High Court Annuls Law that Legalizes Thousands of Homes in Judea and Samaria

Right-wing politicians and several organizations assailed the High Court of Justice after it ruled Tuesday that the Regulation Law, which ...

Member of Knesset Infected with Coronavirus

Member of Knesset (MK) Sami Abu Shehadeh has been infected by the Coronavirus (COVID-19), the second Israeli lawmaker to contract the ...

Shin Bet Discovered 24% of Corona Patients in Israel

The Shin Bet (Israel's Security Agency) was responsible for discovering and tracking down 24% of the approximately 16,700 Coronavirus ...