Edelstein in France: Jerusalem is waiting for you

Knesset Speaker in French Senate: 'If French flag is raised in Israeli capital it will be badge of honor for Israel and our friendship.'Mordechai Sones, 5/16/2018, 1:05 PM

'Agricultural terror harms us all'

Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein tours Jordan Valley as Yesha Council guest, hears from local farmers about agricultural terror they face.Eliran Aharon, 4/29/2018, 12:18 PM

Miri Regev says she 'erred' in condemning Gush Katif residents

Culture Minister says she regrets attacking residents of Gush Katif as 'barbaric and criminal' during Gaza disengagement.Tzvi Lev, 4/26/2018, 5:54 PM

Hazan to Netanyahu: Fire Edelstein

MK Oren Hazan calls to oust Knesset Speaker following his criticism of Netanyahu.Ben Ariel, 4/20/2018, 6:39 AM

Edelstein rips Netanyahu, Regev: 'They ruined the celebration'

Knesset Speaker infuriated after Netanyahu's speech at torch-lighting ceremony went nearly 10 minutes overtime.Tzvi Lev, 4/19/2018, 11:57 PM

Netanyahu and Edelstein asked to limit speeches

Torchlighting ceremony general rehearsal reveals it to be too long. 'Fear extended ceremony might harm 70th anniversary events.'Mordechai Sones, 4/17/2018, 6:02 PM

Netanyahu will light torch at Independence ceremony

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein agree Prime Minister will participate in torchlighting ceremony.Mordechai Sones, 4/10/2018, 3:43 PM

Regev escalates feud with Knesset speaker

Bucking tradition, Culture Minister Miri Regev insists that Knesset Speaker does not have authority over Independence Day ceremony.Tzvi Lev, 4/1/2018, 1:15 PM

Bennett attempts to solve Independence Day speech impasse

Bennett says Netanyahu can speak instead of him at Israel Prize ceremony in order to solve tensions over speech at official state event.Tzvi Lev, 3/30/2018, 1:12 AM

Regev returns fire

Culture Minister responds to Knesset Speaker letter: 'There will be no substantive change and it won't harm ceremony's national character.'Mordechai Sones, 3/29/2018, 6:28 PM

Regev scolds Edelstein: 'Mount Herzl isn't your property'

Knesset Speaker informs Information Center if torch ceremony protocol altered, Knesset will boycott, prompting Regev attack.Mordechai Sones, 3/27/2018, 10:56 PM

Knesset sells its chametz

Knesset speaker, Director-General sell all chametz owned by Knesset ahead of Passover.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/27/2018, 7:04 PM

Knesset Speaker: We had a crazy week

Yuli Edelstein relieved coalition woes over. 'Netanyahu handled coalition crisis responsibly, glad episode is behind us.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/15/2018, 9:25 PM

MKs meet with JNF to encourage inclusion in Israel

JNF representatives, Knesset members, meet to discuss inclusion of people with disabilities.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/15/2018, 10:31 AM

Investigation of guillotine at anti-Netanyahu rally closed

Photo of protestor holding guillotine at anti-Netanyahu rally had caused an uproar, with many claiming that it constituted incitement.Tzvi Lev, 2/22/2018, 6:35 PM

Hazan again causes uproar in Knesset

Hours after being suspended for six months, Oren Hazan calls Knesset Speaker Edelstein "Stalin" - and later apologizes.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/1/2018, 3:43 AM

'Words aren't enough to stop anti-Semitism'

Knesset Speaker blasts European hypocrisy over anti-Semitism in speech at EU parliament. 'Anti-Semitism has no excuse.'Yoni Kempinski, Brussels, 1/24/2018, 4:16 PM

EJC President warns Europe as Holocaust memory fades

WATCH: European Jewish leader warns Europe's immunization to anti-Semitism is ending as Holocaust memory fades.Yoni Kempinski, Brussels, 1/24/2018, 2:25 PM

Knesset Speaker: 'Memory of the Holocaust in question'

In Brussels, Speaker notes that the Belgian winner of Iranian award for anti-Semitic cartoon was named 'cultural ambassador' of Belgian townGary Willig, 1/23/2018, 5:56 PM

'Abbas says one thing in English, another in Arabic

Knesset Speaker tells EU foreign policy chief not to be taken in by PA leader's 'double-speak.'Yoni Kempinski, Brussels, 1/23/2018, 4:20 PM

'Pence is a true friend of Israel, the Knesset welcomes him'

Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein welcomes Vice President Pence ahead of much-anticipated Knesset address.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/21/2018, 8:18 PM

Edelstein threatens the opposition

Knesset Speaker says that if the opposition appeals to Supreme Court against Recommendations Law, he will prevent filibusters in the future.Hezki Baruch, 12/27/2017, 11:37 PM

Knesset Speaker calls on all MKs to attend US VP's speech

MK Yuli Edelstein responds to plan by Joint Arab List to boycott speech by Vice President Pence in Knesset this week.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/18/2017, 4:34 PM

Knesset Speaker urges counterparts to recognize Jerusalem

MK Yuli Edelstein to dozens of his colleagues: Support the recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.Hezki Baruch, 12/18/2017, 5:10 AM

Lighting the menorah, keeping a promise

Knesset Speaker Edelstein lights Hanukkah candles with residents of Samaria town, fulfilling promise to visit 'on happier occasions.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/14/2017, 4:37 PM

Hazan to Edelstein: Wake up before it's too late

MK Oren Hazan demands Knesset Speaker take action over anti-Israel statements made by Arab MKs.Hezki Baruch, 12/14/2017, 5:46 AM

'Long-due recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel'

Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein responds to President Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/9/2017, 5:54 PM

Knesset Speaker to Arab colleagues: Follow Sadat

Yuli Edelstein invites all Arab parliament speakers to Knesset and to normalize ties with Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/21/2017, 4:58 PM

'Ze'evi wasn't given the right to defend his name'

PM at memorial for minister murdered by terrorists: 'Clear attempt to blur Ze'evi's legacy - we won't allow this to happen.'Mordechai Sones, 10/24/2017, 5:56 PM

'An attempt to weaken the protectors of democracy'

Israeli president speaks at opening of Knesset winter session, slams attempts to 'intimidate, weaken' Supreme Court.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/23/2017, 5:08 PM

Arab Joint List MK resigns from Knesset

Joint List MK Osama Saadi quits Knesset Monday.Hezki Baruch, 9/18/2017, 11:24 AM

Shas MK resigns from Knesset following gay wedding controversy

Yigal Guetta resigns from Knesset after publicizing his attendance at a single-sex 'wedding.'David Rosenberg, 9/17/2017, 4:07 PM

Beit El celebrates 40 years

'It's not 40 years in Beit El.  It's 4000 years from the time of Abraham.'Eliran Baruch, 8/30/2017, 5:27 PM

'The vision - one million residents in Judea and Samaria'

Knesset Speaker and Education Minister celebrate the 40th anniversary of the establishment of Beit El.Eliran Aharon, 8/30/2017, 12:06 AM

Watch: Edelstein to Jordanian counterpart: Just keep silent

Speaker of the Jordanian Parliament praises terrorists who carried out attack on Temple Mount.Mordechai Sones, 7/17/2017, 10:37 PM

Edelstein misses Shaked

Yuli Edelstein sends message to Minister Shaked through Culture Minister Miri Regev, who presented Justice Ministry bill.Mordechai Sones, 7/10/2017, 5:48 PM

57% of Likud's voters oppose haredi parties' conversion bill

Nearly 2/3 of Israelis think municipal rabbis should be allowed to perform conversions.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/29/2017, 3:29 PM

'It gives you a sense of victory'

Knesset Speaker tells Arutz Sheva about experience of speaking before the Russian Parliament - near where he was once tried and imprisoned.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/29/2017, 2:34 PM

Knesset Speaker: I won't pray in a 'mixed' prayer section

'I personally wouldn't pray in an egalitarian area,' he said, but expressed criticism for the Conversion Law.Michal Levy, 6/29/2017, 2:01 PM

Public speaking - in the language he was imprisoned for teaching

Knesset Speaker Edelstein, a former refusenik, speaks to Russian Federation Council exactly 30 years after his release from prison.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/28/2017, 2:37 PM

'Russia has not intervened in any election campaign'

Knesset Speaker visits Moscow, to speak at upper house of Russian Parliament.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/27/2017, 7:04 PM

'My hope is sovereignty in Judea and Samaria'

Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein says Jewish heart is in Judea and Samaria, hopes to be able to declare sovereignty from Knesset.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/6/2017, 6:47 PM

A missed opportunity for Jonathan Pollard?

Attorney says Israeli PM, president missed opportunity to ask US President Trump to nix restrictions on Pollard during his visit to Israel.Benny Tocker, 5/25/2017, 5:38 PM

Knesset speaker: Hazan selfie was 'scandalous'

'Anyone who did not cringe at this moment needs to do some soul-searching about whether he still respects this state.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/25/2017, 12:14 PM

Is Israel delaying the US embassy move?

Knesset Speaker says Israeli officials asked Trump to wait with the move. 'They asked that he wait, go slowly - and that’s what he did.'Ido ben Porat, 4/27/2017, 10:33 AM

German reporters ask: Can Israel ever put the past behind?

Speaker of the Knesset Yuli Edelstein describes Israeli relations with Germany in light of its role in the Holocaust.Hezki Baruch, 4/24/2017, 6:51 PM

Photographer David Rubinger dies

Rubinger was photographer favored by first Prime Minister David Ben Gurion. Took famous Six-Day-War photograph of paratroopers near Wall.Shlomo Piotrokovski, 3/2/2017, 12:49 PM

'Revoke the salaries of no-show MKs'

Knesset Committee meets to discuss poor meeting attendance and too many interruptions.Hezki Baruch, 2/20/2017, 3:37 PM

Knesset Speaker to Paul Ryan: Embassy move needs wide support

Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein met yesterday with House of Representatives head Paul Ryan and discussed transfer of American embassy.Yoni Kempinski, 2/2/2017, 8:40 AM

'I will ask Congress to help move US embassy to Jerusalem'

Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein travels to Washington DC tonight to meet with Congressmen, speak on Iranian threat and US embassy.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/31/2017, 6:39 PM

'We have initiated a tradition of cooperation and friendship'

Knesset Speaker holds trilateral meeting with parliamentary leaders of Greece and Cyprus. Agreement reached on regional cooperation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/26/2017, 4:23 PM

Knesset Speaker halts vote on law expelling terrorists' families

Yuli Edelstein stops Yesh Atid party from holding vote on law to expel terrorists' families.Hezki Baruch, 1/18/2017, 3:07 PM

Impeachment proceedings against MK Ghattas begin

Knesset Speaker receives 72 signatures from MKs required to begin first ever impeachment proceedings against Arab MK.Arutz Shev Staff, 1/16/2017, 9:23 PM

MK Ghattas to be banned from voting in Knesset

Knesset legal adviser says MK Ghattas cannot vote in Knesset while under arrest.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/25/2016, 7:40 PM

Police to search office of MK Ghattas

Knesset Speaker orders search of office of MK who smuggled cell phones to terrorists in prison.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/25/2016, 5:41 PM

MK Ghattas' immunity lifted

MK Basel Ghattas agrees to have his parliamentary immunity lifted after admitting to smuggling cell phone to Hamas terrorists.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/22/2016, 7:11 PM

Knesset panel to study dress code

Efforts to enforce a Knesset dress code barring short skirts and dresses to be relaxed until a committee makes its recommendations.JTA, 12/15/2016, 6:01 AM