Knesset Approves MK Katz's 'Grunis Law'Passes in preliminary reading; makes it possible for relatively conservative judge Grunis to succeed Beinisch as Supreme Court President.
Committee Rejects Appeal on Grunis BillThe Ministerial Committee on Legislation rejected an appeal over the decision to support the Grunis Bill.
Arsonists are Terrorists, Says Knesset Member KatzArson of public property is terror, but the government is putting its head in the sand, charges National Union MK Yaakov (Ketzaleh) Katz.
Ketzaleh Wins Praise for Border FenceEven political opponents admit that the fence along Egyptian border is a success. Ketzaleh continues to push migrant city.
43 Year Old Ofra? Min. Vilnai Says It Does Not Have ApprovalMinister Matan Vilnai: a significant part of 43 year old Ofra is "built on private Palestinian land and does not have an approved jurisdiction".
Eitan: Blocs to be Annexed; Rest of Yesha to be AbandonedFor perhaps the first time, a minister in Netanyahu's government has claimed that the PM plans to give away most of Yesha to the PA
Barak Will Launch Wave of Evictions, Says MK KatzNU’s Ketzaleh cites inside information, says Barak is an “evil man who hates Jewish settlement in Judea and Samaria.”
MK Katz Warns AIPAC, ‘Obama Put a Gun to Israel’s Head’MK Yaakov Katz (Ketzaleh) wrote AIPAC, “Don’t fall for Obama’s magical oratory. He put a gun to Israel’s head and asked it to commit suicide.”
MK Katz Shows Knesset Scope of Communities Outside the "Blocs"Responding to PM's 5 points, "Ketzaleh" shows the Knesset just what giving in on "negotiable" communities outside the so called "blocs" entails.
MK Katz: Bibi Setting Up Largest Expulsion Since Inquisition’Netanyahu’s surrender of Jews outside of “settlement blocs” sets the stage for the largest expulsion of Jews since the Inquisition, says MK Katz.
Katz: Peres Comments Show 'Disrespect' for JewsMK Yaakov “Katz sharply criticized President Shimon Peres over his comments on expelling over 100,000 Jews from parts of Judea and Samaria.
MKs Outraged at 3 Arab Legislators at Fatah-Hamas CeremonyMKs Yaakov Katz, Rotem and Eldad accused three Arab legislators who are at the Fatah-Hamas unity signing of being disloyal to the State of Israel.
Katz: The U.S. Should Choose Israel, Not PakistanMK Katz on the fact that bin Laden hid in Pakistan: America should adopt a new way of thinking and support its friends, especially Israel.
MK: Israel Can Annihilate Iran in a SecondMK Yaakov Katz pushes the envelope of Israel's nuclear ambiguity policy, says enemies should know Israel can destroy them.
Religious Parties - Irrelevant or Necessary?A debate took place on Tuesday during the Jerusalem Conference on the subject of whether religious political parties should join Likud.
Itamar Massacre Fails to Change Obama’s Anti-Settlement PolicyIsrael’s building plans as a response to Arab terror don't move US, which says settlements are illegitimate. MK Katz: "Gov’t must build more.”
Katz: Hamas Trafficking in Infiltrators’ OrgansMK Yaakov Katz presents document which claims Hamas traffics organs of infiltrators who cross into Israel. He promises to show this to the world.
Ketzaleh Unleashes Anger at 'Tyrant' BarakMK “Ketzaleh” Katz slams Defense Minister Barak as a “corrupt tyrant” on national television over recent violence at Gilad Farm.
Knesset Rejects NU Plan for Sovereignty in Judea and SamariaForty nine against 4, MKs vote down bill that would have placed Judea, Samaria and Jordan Valley under Israeli sovereignty.
Building Freeze Drives Families UndergroundMKs tour "underground" housing in parking garages in Jerusalem, in which mostly young families live. Katz: Make housing top priority.
‘We Will Fight for Tzfat’s Jewish Identity’Rabbis visit Tzfat to strengthen Jewish sovereignty in the city.
Rabbi's Drastic Measures to Stop African InfiltratorsRabbi Y. Rosen, head of Zomet Science and Torah Institute, calls for temporary detention camps for thousands of monthly African infiltrators.
Ketzaleh: Netanyahu will Leave Israel One DayNU chairman steps up the rhetoric against Prime Minister: 'He is pretty like the Hollywood stars and he will move to Hollywood.'
Katz: Tel Aviv Luxury Areas Flooded Next by Illegal ImmigrantsMK Yaakov Katz (National Union) is warning northern Tel Aviv residents to unite with the city in fighting illegal immigrants, or face a flood.
MK Katz: What About Racism Against Jews?Atty-Gen reviews “possible criminal aspects” of rabbis’ ban on home sales to Arabs; MK Katz asks about attempts to keep Jews out of Arab areas.
MK Katz: Jewish Labor a Vision, Foreign Workers an Urgent NeedPractical planning: MK Ya’akov Katz (Ketzaleh), at Israel’s construction sites, on how to increase homegrown work corps.
Wave of Arson Fails to Convince Knesset to Up PunishmentA lit match continues to be an easy weapon as the Knesset rejects a bill from MK Yaakov Katz to up the sentence for terror by arson.
MK Katz: If Netanyahu Declares a New Freeze We’ll Overthrow HimNational Union leader declares that his party will provide PM with a safety net as long as no new construction freeze is announced.
‘Ketzaleh: Tel Aviv Jews Will Flee to Yesha from ‘African Flood’A flood of African refugees is turning Tel Aviv into an African colony, MK Katz warns. “Soon Tel Aviv Jews will flee to Judea and Samaria.”
Report to Knesset Lobby: Building Still Frozen in Most of YeshaThe Knesset's Land of Israel lobby told: In 80 percent of Yesha the freeze has not thawed , since Ehud Barak has not signed approved permits.
National Union’s Katz Warns Bibi: Elections to Follow FreezeA new building freeze would cause a break-up in the government and new elections by spring, warns National Union chairman Yaakov (Ketzaleh) Katz.
Peres Says Knesset Wants Two States, Nationalists Walk OutPresident Shimon Peres told legislators that a “majority” of the Knesset supports “two states.” “Ketzaleh” led a walkout of the National Union.
'Building for Jews' Freezes Religious-Zionist Unity HopesThe two religious-Zionist parties fail to unite after disagreeing on how to deal with construction freeze pressure.
Opinion: Netanyahu's Strategic FailuresMK Ya'akov Katz summarizes Prime Minister Netanyahu's first year in office and outlines what he defines as strategic failures thus far.
Ketzaleh: Netanyahu Entering Jewish History's BlacklistNational Union leader warns: The Jewish people will never forget Netanyahu's edict that 350,000 Jews may not build homes.
Ketzaleh to Shas: Stand Up and Help Your VotersMK Ketzaleh calls on Shas to help its voters by fighting the construction freeze. The hareidi-religious are the freeze's main victims, he says.
Katz: Peres May Have Forgotten - But the Nation of Israel Hasn'tThe President greeted new immigrants with surprising opinions on the Jewish nation's title to its land. MK Yaakov Katz issued a sharp rebuttal.
Gov't Told: 2.5 Million Africans Waiting to Enter IsraelAt present, the infiltrator population numbers 155,000. Ashdod is a new point of concentration.
National Union, Jewish Home Talk UnityLeaders of the 2 religious-Zionist parties, MKs Katz and Herskovitz, held a press conference to announce progress towards their merger.
The Multi-Faceted Damages of the Construction FreezeKnesset conference on construction freeze: "Barak must be stopped!" and "Even if the freeze ends, we must ensure that construction resumes."
Katz: Media Leading Dangerous Campaign for ShalitThe renewed pressure campaign on the government to “do whatever it can” to free Gilad Shalit is very dangerous, MK Yaakov Katz warns.
MK Yaakov Katz: Foreign Laborers 'Conquered' Parts of Tel AvivHead of Knesset Committee on Foreign Laborers tours Tel Aviv, warns Israel will soon have 100,000 illegal foreign laborers.
New Guidelines for Employing Foreign WorkersMKs from the coalition and opposition team up to create a new set of guidelines for employing foreign workers.
Netanyahu Sums Up One Year in OfficePrime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu lists the accomplishments of his first year in office, giving himself and his government good grades.
MK Katz: I'd Tell Obama – We Simply Can't Abide by Your DemandsMK Ya'akov Katz: Prime Minister Netanyahu must act as if the United States administration is demanding that Jews eat pork in condition for peace
‘Ketzaleh’ Warns US: Surrendering Land brings Rocket AttacksEvery time the US forces Israel to surrender land, it is followed by rocket attacks and civilian casualties, MK Yaakov Katz said Monday.
Ketzaleh: Prevent Sudanese Terrorism in Tel Aviv"Katzelah," the head of the National Union party, responds to “anti-Semitic terrorist attack” by Sudanese refugees in Tel Aviv.
Torah Dedicated at Outpost where IDF Destroyed BuildingA new Torah scroll was dedicated Sunday at the same outpost in Samaria where the IDF used Arab workers to destroy a sophisticated sheep barn.
Pressure Campaign against Netanyahu’s Proposed Building FreezeNetanyahu is ready to officially freeze building for Jews in Judea and Samaria for 10 Months. MK Katz asks Likud ministers, "Why are you silent?"
MK Katz: Netanyahu Tramples on Nat’l-Religious, We Must UniteEducation Committee debates religious education budget cuts. MK Katz: “Religious-Zionist public supported Netanyahu, yet today he ignores us.”
Ketzaleh: Netanyahu Against JewsNational Union leader Katz: a freeze on Jewish building is racism and calls on Jewish women to give birth to more children against Obama's decree.
MKs: Olmert Testimony a DisgraceFormer PM Ehud Olmert angered MKs and former Gaza Jews by blaming those made homeless in the 'Disengagement' for their own plight.