MK David Rotem Quits Yisrael Beytenu

MK quits after three subsequent Knesset terms, against background of corruption scandal.Hezki Baruch, 1/6/2015, 1:08 PM

Nationalists 'Apologize' to US Ambassador After Stormy Meeting

Land of Israel Lobby in the Knesset issues apology Wednesday after meeting with US Ambassador Dan Shapiro goes south.Tova Dvorin, 2/26/2014, 5:32 PM

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

MK Rotem Apologizes for 'Reform isn't Jewish' Remarks

MK David Rotem opens committee by clarifying statements about Reform Judaism, apologizing for offense caused.Ari Soffer, 2/9/2014, 1:37 PM

US Leaders Slam MK for Saying 'Reform Isn't Jewish'

Reform leaders in the U.S. slammed MK David Rotem for saying that Reform Judaism wasn't really “Jewish,” but a “different religion".David Lev, 2/6/2014, 11:06 AM

MKs Request Investigation of Infiltrator Marches

Two MKs ask attorney general to investigate organizations involved in the recent marches by illegal immigrants in violation of law.Ari Yashar, Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/31/2013, 7:48 PM

Knesset Committee to Discuss Implementation of Levy Report

2012 report found Israeli presence in Judea and Samaria to be legal according to international law, called for continued settlement.Ari Yashar, 11/26/2013, 8:33 PM

'Governance Bill' Passes Preliminary Knesset Vote

A bill limiting the number of ministers to 19 passes preliminary Knesset vote, after being denounced by the opposition.Elad Benari, 5/9/2013, 2:16 AM

MK: Traitorous Arab Balad Party Should be Banned

MKs from Yisrael Beytenu last week filed a request to prevent the Balad party from running in the upcoming elections. David Lev, 12/9/2012, 6:13 PM

A-G Tells 'Equality' Committee: Don't Discuss Arabs

Plesner Committee may only discuss ways of making hareidim serve in the IDF – not Arab Israelis.Gil Ronen, 6/7/2012, 10:08 PM

MK Yochanan Plesner to Head Tal Law Talks

Coalition talks aimed at drafting a replacement for the Tal Law will begin next week; government wants to present draft within ten weeks.Gabe Kahn, 5/11/2012, 12:37 PM

Terrorists to Lose 50% of National Insurance Benefits

Knesset Welfare Committee approves bill for final reading. MK Agbaria to MK Rotem: You're the terrorist.Gil Ronen, 4/30/2012, 2:50 PM

Court Rejects Anat Kam's Suit against MK

Convicted spy Kam wanted court to force MK Rotem to hurry up and pass a law that could assist her.Gil Ronen, 4/16/2012, 1:13 AM

In Migron, Yisrael Beitenu MKs Hold Out Hope for Legalization

Members of Yisrael Beitenu tour Migron and express support for threatened community. MK Rotem envisions possible solution.Gil Ronen, 4/1/2012, 8:19 PM

Arab Judge Refuses to Sing Anthem, Sparks Outrage

Nationalist MKs are outraged after Supreme Court judge Salim Jubran refuses to sing Hatikvah at Grunis' swearing in ceremony.Elad Benari, 2/29/2012, 4:15 AM

MK Rotem: I won't Help Jailed Spy

Anat Kam, in jail for stealing IDF documents, wants courts to force Knesset to speed up "Kam Law."Gil Ronen, 2/6/2012, 12:35 PM

MKs: Court Citizenship Decision a Challenge to 'Democracy" Crowd

MKs and political leaders on the right praised the High Court for its decision not to give PA Arab spouses with Israeli citizenship.David Lev, 1/12/2012, 10:29 AM

Lapid's Announcement Prompts Shelving of 'Lapid Law'

Two days after Yair Lapid announces his plans to enter politics, the law named after him is shelved.Elad Benari, 1/11/2012, 7:16 AM

Officials Admit Extrajudicial Policy in Judea, Samaria

Justice officials admit they have systemically targeted nationalists with administrative orders when evidence is absent. Gabe Kahn., 1/5/2012, 3:41 PM

Bill to Make Hebrew Sole Official Language

Lawmakers have proposed a bill defining Hebrew the sole official language and define Israel as "the national home of the Jewish people."Gabe Kahn., 8/5/2011, 4:37 PM

MKs Orlev, Rotem Excel in Zionism

MKs Orlev and Rotem are chosen by the Institute for Zionist Strategies as those who excelled in Zionist lawmaking.Maayana Miskin, 5/16/2011, 2:13 AM

MK Rotem: Lieberman Will Beat The Indictement Against Him

MK David Rotem says Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman will beat the charges against him; describes the indictment as 'junk-bin' chargesGabe Kahn., 4/15/2011, 3:38 PM

MK Rotem: Where Are Our 'Red Lines?' That's What Counts

Any plans, proposals or maps Israel proposes must take Israel's maximal 'red lines' into account first, not the PA's, says MK David Rotem.David Lev, 1/25/2011, 8:37 AM

Chief Rabbi Amar's Letter to The New York Times

Chief Rabbi Shlomo Amar has found a way to reach Jews who otherwise would not hear his sermons: though the pages of The New York Times.Hillel Fendel, 8/8/2010, 5:34 PM

The Real Road to Jewish Unity

Whatever one thinks of the Rotem Conversion Bill, it raises an important, if uncomfortable, question: Is exporting American Jewish chaos to Israel really a road to Jewish unity?Rabbi Avi Shafran , 7/27/2010, 12:37 PM

Discussion on Conversion Bill Postponed

Compromise reached on conversion bill issue and discussion will be postponed for six months.Elad Benari, 7/23/2010, 12:40 AM

Netanyahu Digs in on Conversion Law

Prime Minister threatens split in Jewish People if conversion law is passed; Chief Rabbi threatens split if it is not.Hillel Fendel, 7/19/2010, 11:00 AM

Debate on Backdoor Arab Immigration Put Off to Next Week

A Knesset panel has postponed, until next week, debate on a bill aimed at backdoor Arab immigration via marriage. Opponents charge "racism." Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 12/21/2009, 12:28 PM