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MKs Slam Media 'Hypocrisy' over Jerusalem Construction

Deputy Minister admits Israel losing the media war, but insists: 'it is our duty to build, just like in Washington, Paris, London.'Tova Dvorin, Ornit Atzar, 10/27/2014, 5:08 PM

Israel's Presidential Elections: The Candidates

The personal histories of the five remaining candidates for the presidency of Israel: Rivlin, Sheetrit, Itzik, Dorner and Shechtman.Gil Ronen and Ari Soffer, 6/9/2014, 7:20 PM

David Levy Won't Run for President

Deadline to submit candidacies for president ends. Former foreign minister rules out candidacy due to lack of support.Elad Benari and Hezki Baruch, 5/28/2014, 4:42 AM

Genetic Testing Bill Raises Questions about Medical Freedom

Bill, if passed, to mandate genetic testing for specific diseases on every newborn. But is it the State's right to decide?Netanel Katz and Tova Dvorin, 5/26/2014, 6:54 PM

Daniel Shechtman Officially in Presidential Race

Nobel Laureate Shechtman garners significant public support, despite not declaring a political party.Tova Dvorin, 5/25/2014, 1:40 PM

Meir Sheetrit Officially Contending for Presidential Post

HaTnua candidate vows to focus on domestic issues, e.g. socioeconomic gaps, and urges fellow candidates to do the same.Tova Dvorin, 5/21/2014, 7:05 PM

Hatnua Endorses MK Meir Sheetrit for President

Hatnua MK Sheetrit endorsed by Livni, rest of his party, but still needs to collect signatures to make the cut.Tova Dvorin, 2/24/2014, 7:35 PM

Saudi Official Shakes Hands with Israelis in Rare Meeting

Saudi Prince Turki Al-Faisal speaks with MK Meir Sheetrit at conference in Monaco, but refuses invitation to visit the Knesset.Elad Benari, 12/17/2013, 3:12 AM

Video: MK Plays Candy Crush Saga During Knesset Debate

MK Meir Sheetrit whipped out his tablet and played Candy Crush Saga. Unfortunately, the cameras caught him.Elad Benari, 11/27/2013, 6:14 AM

Following Explosion, MK Warns Hizbullah

"If Hizbullah tries to do anything, it will be seriously hurt, and it knows it,” says MK Sheetrit.Gil Ronen, 8/8/2013, 1:43 PM

Genetic Information to be More Secure Under New Law

A new law proposed by MK Meir Sheetrit will substantially strengthen security of information about Israelis in genetic databasesDavid Lev, 7/10/2013, 3:22 PM

Yesh Atid: No Civil Marriage Without Same-Sex Marriage

Yesh Atid says it will vote down a proposal to allow civil marriage if same-sex couples are not included.Maayana Miskin, Chana Ya'ar, 6/16/2013, 2:19 PM

Biometric Database Test Project to Begin Tuesday

Despite protests by privacy groups, Israel will begin amassing biometric data on its citizens beginning Tuesday. David Lev, 1/1/2013, 1:45 AM

Knesset House Committee Approves Kadima Split

Seven MKs from Kadima will split and join Tzipi Livni, taking their funding with them.Elad Benari, 12/4/2012, 12:18 AM

Kadima Co-Founder: Break Up the Party and Start Again

Avigdor Yitzchaki says Tzipi Livni should not be around.Ernie Singer, 1/3/2012, 12:16 AM