Hatnua Backed Controversial Bills in Exchange for Conversion LawLivni’s party agreed to back three controversial bills in exchange for govt. support for its own contested legislation.
Livni Seeks End to Imprisonment of DebtorsJustice Minister wants to keep debtors out of jail. ‘Protect the weak, not the strong.’
Knesset to End Price-Fixing on Vegetables, ChickenMKs work to close legal loophole allowing stores, venders to collaborate on prices of farm products.
Mikvah Workers Outraged by Proposed Fine for NosinessFemale mikvah supervisors upset by proposed law that threatens 50,000 shekel fine for asking unwanted questions.
Bill: Let Children Change ‘Ridiculous’ NamesAppeal from child named "mourning" leads to law giving children a say in choosing their own first name.
NGO Watchdog: Don’t Fine Fake 'NGOs' – Expose ThemNGO Monitor opposes bill that would put high tax on foreign support for anti-Zionists, proposes transparency.
MKs’ Experiment: Link Gay Rights to ‘Settler’ RightsMinisters seek to get “settlers’ rights” approved alongside gay and lesbian rights.
MK Struk Calls for an End to 'Administrative Orders'Following police brutality allegations, MK urges end to British Mandate-era practice of imprisoning or distancing suspects without charge.
Labor Head Seeks Term Limit for Prime MinisterYachimovich’s proposal would prevent Netanyahu from winning another term in the next elections.
Law Would Punish Anti-Hareidi DiscriminationMK Litzman hints new law would have criminalized the government's recent behavior.
Foie Gras Law ‘a Double-Edged Sword,’ Rabbi WarnsMK’s bill on banning delicacy could be used to support European ban on kosher slaughter, French Jewish leader says.
Yesh Atid: No Civil Marriage Without Same-Sex MarriageYesh Atid says it will vote down a proposal to allow civil marriage if same-sex couples are not included.
Gov't Approves Bill Limiting Ministers to 19Governance Law would raise minimum threshold for entering Knesset to 4%, pushing out small parties.
U.S. House Considers Jewish Refugees BillA bipartisan bill ensuring recognition of of 850,000 Jewish refugees displaced from Arab countries has been introduced to US Congress.
Left Tries to Knock Down Anti-Alien BillsSeveral left-wing groups are working to put an end to ‘extremist’ legislation against illegal entry before it reaches the Knesset.
MK: Marriage at 17 Continues Circle of PovertyMK Gila Gamliel praises bill to raise marriage age, says it will help Israel’s economy as well as protecting minors.
Bill Raising Marriage Age Passes First VoteA bill to raise the minimum age of marriage to 18 has passed a first vote. Proponents: Bill will defend minors.
Bereaved Family Benefits to be LawA bill would outline the standard benefits for families that lost a child during IDF service.
US Congressman Introduces Visa Waiver for IsraelisLegislation introduced that would no longer require Israelis to obtain visas to visit the United States for tourism or business purposes.
New Hampshire Lawmaker's Nazi Salute Stuns HouseA New Hampshire lawmaker shouted the Nazi salute “Sieg Heil,” at Speaker William O’Brien during a debate on voter identification legislation
PM Gathers Senior Ministers to Save UlpanaPM Netanyahu gathered senior ministers Friday in an attempt to find a solution for the Ulpana neighborhood of Beit El.