'It's Liberman's fault we're in this mess'

MK Moshe Gafni criticizes Shaked for suggesting the haredim should compromise on issues of religion and state.Ben Shaul, 11/4/2019, 6:08 AM

No school during Hanukkah?

MK Maklev urges 'holiday school,' says school vacation during Hanukkah will negatively influence middle- and lower-class students.Ben Shaul, 10/25/2019, 12:39 PM

Haredi MKs pledge to block 'land for peace' concessions

MKs from the Knesset's haredi UTJ party promise to oppose agreements which require relinquishing control of Israeli land.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/10/2019, 1:55 PM

Haredi MK: Require drivers to install warning systems

MK Uri Maklev demands Transportation Min. require drivers to install warning systems preventing infants from being forgotten in vehicles.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/23/2019, 11:59 AM

Haredi MK: 'Nothing gained by desecrating the Sabbath'

MK Maklev slams Ramat Gan mayor for offering busing to places of entertainment on Saturdays.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/10/2019, 9:42 AM

'Liberman is trying to be the troublemaker'

UTJ MK Uri Maklev blasts Yisrael Beytenu chairman over remarks on Draft Law.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/17/2019, 5:36 AM

Bill to save food approved

Knesset approves law lessening penalties to encourage restaurants to donate excess food to the poor rather than throw it out.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/22/2018, 6:01 PM

Haredi faction supports lowering electoral threshold

MK Uri Maklev says UTJ's Degel Hatorah faction supports lowering electoral threshold to 2.75%.Ben Shaul, 9/17/2018, 11:06 AM

Haredi MK: Approve 'Facebook Law,' then make changes

Haredi MK Maklev backs Facebook Law, demands PM Netanyahu allow lit to pass.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/18/2018, 7:04 PM

Haredim protest Nationality Law

Knesset works to adjust Nationality Law as haredi parties claim violation of agreement.Ben Shaul, 5/16/2018, 4:14 PM

Will daily passes include both Friday and Saturday?

Yeshiva students tell haredi MK: Daily passes not usable on both Friday and Saturday.Michal Levi, 5/7/2018, 12:45 PM

'Calling haredi MKs blackmailers is incitement'

UTJ MK Uri Maklev says haredi Draft Law should be passed during the Knesset's summer session. 'Everyone knows the timetables.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/26/2018, 5:46 PM

UTJ Knesset Member remembers fallen IDF uncle

'My uncle didn't merit a family, but today we're more than five hundred nephews and cousins who merit to cherish his memory in the family.'Mordechai Sones, 4/17/2018, 9:17 PM

'Investing in daycare will help more women enter the workforce'

Haredi MK pushes government to open new subsidized daycare centers in bid to bring more women into the workforce.Ben Shaul, 3/14/2018, 9:23 AM

Degel Hatorah MKs accuse Likud of obstruction

Degel Hatorah MKs favoring compromise accuse Likud of unwillingness to convene for long-term solution that would solve draft crisis.Mordechai Sones, 3/7/2018, 2:40 PM

Efforts to reach compromise on draft law continue

MK Uri Maklev accuses Likud of not trying to solve the crisis, as Netanyahu holds talks with ministers Levin and Liberman this evening.Nitsan Keidar, 3/5/2018, 3:05 AM

'Without the draft law - the coalition has no right to exist'

MK Uri Maklev explains that the haredi parties are united in their stance on the draft law.Hezki Baruch, 3/1/2018, 3:42 AM

Haredi MK: No acquisition tax for purchasers of second apartment

MK Maklev suggests exempting from acquisition tax those purchasing second apartment if first apartment's construction is at a standstill.Haim Lev, 1/6/2018, 10:45 PM

Light rail company makes big profits on unnecessary fines

Jerusalem's CityPass earns 7 million shekels over four years - from fines alone.Haim Lev, 8/21/2017, 2:59 PM

Discounts for special needs students through age 21

Israel's special education students will be eligible for student discounts on public transportation until they reach the age of 21.Michal Levi, 7/26/2017, 10:00 AM

Yeshiva students to be recognized as 'working' husbands

Government backs bill guaranteeing wives of yeshiva students sick days off for children.Haim Lev, 7/17/2017, 8:15 AM

'We expect Ukraine to protect Jewish graves'

MK Uri Maklev meets Ukrainian Minister, warns of prevalence of anti-Semitic incidents in Ukraine.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/29/2017, 7:35 PM

MK Maklev: 'Why did the Supreme Court hurry to rule on Shabbat?'

MK Uri Maklev(UTJ) says that haredi parties are working to cancel by-laws allowing Shabbat commerce and demand a new Supreme Court hearing.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/3/2017, 5:06 PM

'Reporter who pulled anti-haredi stunt must be fired'

Haredi MK Uri Maklev blasts recent news video fabricating haredi attack on reporter. 'He wouldn't have dared try this in an Arab town.'Tal Polon, 4/30/2017, 12:50 PM

Do banks discriminate against customers with 'kosher' phones?

Banks require customers to enter codes received via text message, haredi MK gets mad, calls it 'discrimination.'Michal Levi, 4/24/2017, 3:28 PM

Bill to prevent harassment by advertisers advances

Bill to ban advertisers from repeatedly sending messages and calls to recipients' phones passes Ministerial Committee.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/25/2016, 8:27 PM

New flight paths at BG airport cause problems for Kohanim

New flight paths due to maintenance work at Ben Gurion airport cause problems for kohanim as they pass over cemeteries in central region.Haim Lev, 11/1/2016, 9:34 AM

New apartments in Givat Ze'ev approved after long delay

MK Uri Maklev negotiated with Givat Ze'ev Local Council for the approval of 100 new apartments for haredi community.Gary Willig, 10/13/2016, 7:31 PM

'Childcare professionals give so much and get so little'

Knesset holds meeting addressing poor conditions of childcare professionals. Delays in approval of budget threaten the opening of daycares.Hezki Baruch, 8/16/2016, 1:31 PM

Reform Movement appeals to Ethics Committee against haredi MKs

Reform Movement asks Ethics Committee to investigate haredi MKs for walking out of meetings.Haim Lev, 6/21/2016, 2:43 PM

Ballot boxes in yeshivas?

Unlikely allies team up as Yesh Atid and UTJ MKs join together to push voting in universities, yeshivas.David Rosenberg, 6/5/2016, 1:02 PM

Haredi parties breaking up? MK says 'all options on the table'

Degel HaTorah, Agudah factions of UTJ considering split. MK Maklev claims 'all options are on the table,' including joint run with Shas.David Rosenberg, 4/18/2016, 4:16 PM

Knesset pushes affirmative action for haredim, immigrants

Immigrants and haredim added to the list of underrepresented groups given special consideration in government hiring practices.David Rosenberg, 3/31/2016, 8:01 AM

Plastic bag law passes, bans free shopping bags as of 2017

Bill dreaded by Israeli shoppers finally passed, will ban free distribution of plastic shopping bags beginning in January 2017.David Rosenberg, 3/29/2016, 8:36 AM

Companies are getting rich at the expense of haredi women

MK Uri Maklev fights for rights of working haredi women.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/22/2016, 8:40 AM

Haredi parties try to erase Lapid's 'legacy': teaching math

In an attempt to overturn the 'Liba' studies law, haredi MKs propose bill to do away with influence of previous government's reforms.Reut Hadar, 1/27/2016, 10:03 AM

MK Maklev: 'Haredim, Ethiopians more likely to be arrested'

MK Uri Maklev tells committee police already abuse their power, 'they cannot do whatever they want to citizens.'Haim Lev, 1/26/2016, 8:42 AM

Former Jerusalem Mayor Lupolianski receives community service

Supreme Court rejects former Jerusalem Mayor Uri Lupolianski's appeal on Holyland case.Matt Wanderman, 12/29/2015, 9:41 AM

Haredi man breaks into synagogue to yell at MK Maklev

Haredi follower of Rabbi Auerbach burst into synagogue to insult MK Uri Maklev over IDF draft bill.Haim Lev, 11/21/2015, 8:00 PM

Maklev: It's Hard to Live in Jerusalem

UTJ MK Uri Maklev asserts at Jerusalem Lobby meeting that Knesset must do more to help solve housing crisis in Israel's capital.Haim Lev, 5/18/2015, 2:33 PM

5,000 Policemen, 3,400 Buses Expected in Meron on Lag Ba'Omer

Tens of thousands expected to attend traditional 'hillula' celebration - and police are ready to battle congestion.Hezki Baruch and Tova Dvorin, 4/29/2015, 4:54 PM

MK Maklev: Let Hatzalah Aid Members Carry Guns

MK Uri Maklev (UTJ) said Sunday that volunteers of the United Hatzalah emergency rescue organization should be allowed to carry weapons.Yaakov Levi, 11/30/2014, 5:32 PM

MK Maklev: Shut Down Route 1 Work for Holiday

UTJ MK Uri Maklev would like to give workers building the new Route 1 a few days off - during chol hamo'ed Sukkot.Moshe Cohen, 10/5/2014, 7:45 PM

Hareidi MK Accuses Reform Movement Leader of 'Extortion'

MK Moshe Gafni demands Reform Movement head Gilad Kariv be removed from stormy committee meeting for 'hutzpah'.Hezki Baruch, 3/19/2014, 5:19 PM

MK Maklev Presents: 'The Best' of the Coalition

Hareidi MK Uri Maklev says a divided coalition cannot function, presents a selection of quotes to prove his point.Elad Benari, 2/11/2014, 5:42 AM

Hareidi MK: Why Apologize to Reform Jews?

MK Uri Maklev thinks MK Rotem should not have apologized to Reform Jews, 'who persecute the Jewish people.'Gil Ronen, 2/9/2014, 2:44 PM

Hareidi MKs: Lapid Exhibiting Megalomania

Hareidi-religious MKs slam Finance Minister Yair Lapid over his remarks that he will work to fire Israel’s Chief Rabbis.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/13/2014, 4:46 AM

MKs Seek Public Debate over ‘Handicapped’ Criteria

National Insurance Institute accused of trying to save money by pushing through changes to ‘handicapped’ status.Maayana Miskin, 12/12/2013, 3:25 PM

Law Could Force Money Changers to 'Snitch' on Customers

A new attachment to the Arrangements Law could require “change places” to report even small transactions to the governmentDavid Lev, 7/15/2013, 9:29 PM

Visitors: Meron a Disaster Zone

Meron: Tens of thousands wait anxiously for buses in the heat, visitors label coordination at site ‘a catastrophe’ Maayana Miskin, 4/28/2013, 2:07 PM

Proposal: Bad Traffic? Highway Time is Free

MKs propose linking payment for highway use to highway performance.Maayana Miskin, 4/23/2013, 9:03 PM

2013 Budget - by September

The new Knesset moves to give the government three more months to create the 2013 budget.Maayana Miskin, 3/19/2013, 7:19 PM

Married Hareidi Woman Arrested for 'Dodging Draft'

Member of Chabad stream was about to fly to Crown Heights for holidays but wound up in military jail.Gil Ronen, 8/29/2012, 11:02 PM