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Coalition up, opposition down as Labor plummets

Labor drops 8 mandates in latest poll, while Jewish Home, Yesh Atid surge.David Rosenberg, 8/11/2016, 12:28 PM

Knesset synagogue to be expanded and renovated

Synagogue in Knesset has been getting overcrowded of late, so Speaker Yuli Edelstein has initiated a renovation project.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/8/2016, 10:00 PM

Committee votes to recognize Armenian genocide

MK Zehava Galon pushes for official governement recognition after her committee passed a proposal to recognize the alleged WWI genocide.Rachel Kaplan, 8/2/2016, 6:04 PM

A gun license - as soon as they're released

A new amendment will allow people of any age to get a gun license - provided that they finished military service first.Rachel Kaplan, 8/2/2016, 4:29 PM

'A 15-year-old boy is not a ticking bomb'

A Knesset committee convened this morning to discuss the rights of a 15-year-old boy punished on grounds of violence against Palestinians.Hezki Baruch, 8/2/2016, 10:41 AM

'Disabled in workplace' bill expected to pass

A bill which would require large government bodies to meet a quota of 5% disabled employees approved for final Knesset vote.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/28/2016, 11:57 AM

Smotrich fought for Judea-Samaria - and won

Knesset is expected to pass a law which would equate Judea-Samaria residents with the rest of Israel in one important area - tax breaks.Rachel Kaplan, 7/27/2016, 2:15 PM

Social benefits for terrorists- at our expense?

The Knesset Legislation Committee approves MK Yaakov Peri's proposed law to stop social benefits to terrorists.Hezki Baruch, 7/24/2016, 4:09 PM

Haredi party trumps Labor in latest poll

Jewish Home, United Torah Judaism surge past Zionist Union, Yesh Atid pulls into statistical dead-heat with Likud.David Rosenberg, 7/24/2016, 2:51 PM

Bag of cannabis found in Knesset bathroom

'Who's been smoking grass in the Knesset bathroom?'Tal Polon, 7/20/2016, 6:03 PM

Knesset approves 'Dismissal Law'

Law that permits dismissal of MKs over misconduct passes second and third readings in the Knesset.Hezki Baruch, 7/20/2016, 12:58 AM

Few MKs show up for Knesset's Lebanon war memorial

Knesset event commemorating Second Lebanon War includes President, dignitaries, soldiers, bereaved families. Only the MKs skipped out.Hezki Baruch, 7/19/2016, 8:17 PM

Netanyahu fends off challengers in the Knesset

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu answers questions in Knesset, takes opportunity to address burning issues.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/18/2016, 7:08 PM

Shabbat: A day off for everyone?

A bill which would allow anyone to skip work on Shabbat, not just the religious, is being considered by the Knesset.Rachel Kaplan, 7/18/2016, 2:10 PM

Not even Zoabi's own party wants her

As the Balad party finalizes its list for the next elections, Haneen Zoabi is shoved down the ranks.Yedidya Ben Or, 7/17/2016, 3:58 PM

Israel-Ghana friendship society launched

Israel-Ghana friendship society launched today in the Knesset by Likud MK Avraham Nagosa.Chezki Baruch, 7/12/2016, 5:25 PM

Knesset approves 'Transparency Law'

Knesset approves law requiring NGOs to reveal sources of funding by a majority of 57 to 48.Hezki Baruch, 7/12/2016, 12:12 AM

MK Smotrich: If Amona falls, so will the coalition

MK Bezalel Smotrich took the Knesset podium today with a warning: the destruction of the town Amona will dissolve the coalition.Rachel Kaplan, 7/11/2016, 10:27 PM

Zoabi to be booted from Knesset?

Widespread support for initiative to expel Joint List MK Hanin Zoabi from the Knesset.Shai Landesman, 7/4/2016, 5:38 PM

Security increased for MK Glick

After a video calling for MK Yehuda Glick's murder gains thousands of views of Youtube, Knesset Speaker beefs up security for Likud MK.Rachel Kaplan, 7/3/2016, 9:27 AM

Israeli unity - in the Israeli parliament?

MK Yoav Kisch is fighting for unity over divisive issues in Israel, saying the country cannot face its enemies if it is fractured.ILTV, 6/30/2016, 11:43 PM

May Golan declares intention to enter Knesset

Anti-infiltrator activist from Tel Aviv tells Fox News about radical left's efforts to flood Israel with illegal immigrants.Gil Ronen, 6/23/2016, 3:48 PM

Labor collapses to just 8 seats in latest poll

Left-wing plummets to all-time low in new poll, while Yesh Atid, UTJ, and Jewish Home surge.David Rosenberg, 5/30/2016, 8:37 PM

Watch: Israel honors American Jewry

The Knesset salutes American Jewry's longstanding contribution to Israel.Yoni Kempinski, 5/26/2016, 4:45 AM

Knesset summer session to begin with a bang

Expanded coalition, progress of major bills to mark opening day Monday.Tova Dvorin, 5/23/2016, 8:02 AM

Bennett, Liberman gain as Herzog plummets in poll

Nationalist camp surges in latest poll as Labor loses nearly half its seats. Likud led by Yaalon would face massive losses.David Rosenberg, 5/17/2016, 2:51 PM

Ryan: US-Israel must work together against threats

During first official visit abroad as US Speaker of the House, Paul Ryan comes to Israel. 'We must work together against mutual threats.'Matt Wanderman, 4/4/2016, 2:46 PM

'Suspension Law' passes first reading in Knesset

Law which would allow suspension of MKs over misconduct passes first reading to the dismay of the opposition.Hezki Baruch, 3/29/2016, 12:11 AM

'Israel is becoming a refuge for pedophiles'

Child abuse advocacy group Kol v'Oz encourages Knesset to crack down on haredi pedophiles trying to make aliyah.Matt Wanderman, 3/22/2016, 6:49 PM

37% of terror attacks are carried out by illegals

Internal Affairs Committee discusses the 'illegal infiltrators law,' in preparation for vote later today.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/14/2016, 8:42 AM

Poll shows Netanyahu's gov't falling to 57 seats

Latest poll shows big gains for Yesh Atid, Jewish Home. Likud, Kulanu, and Zionist Union continue to decline.David Rosenberg, 3/9/2016, 9:19 PM

Knesset to vote on MK 'Expulsion Law'

Joint List head threatens to resign in protest, as committee passes bill to allow removal of MKs after fiery debate.Matt Wanderman, 2/29/2016, 2:58 PM

A wedding in the Knesset?

Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein petitioned to grant special needs couple permission to get married inside the Knesset.Hezki Baruch, 2/18/2016, 3:27 PM

Knesset pays tribute to former Norwegian speaker

In a moving ceremony, Knesset pays tribute to Jo Benkow, Holocaust survivor who in the past served as Speaker of the Norwegian parliament.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/17/2016, 5:15 AM

Slomiansky cancels 'expulsion law' discussion

Following harsh criticism and Knesset Speaker's disapproval, Constitution Committee head cancels meeting on proposed draft.Shimon Cohen, 2/16/2016, 8:22 AM

Rivlin bashes bill to suspend terror MKs

Despite holding supposedly apolitical role as president, Rivlin slams Knesset's 'overstepping' democracy, calls for a 'liberal right.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/15/2016, 9:40 PM

'Transparency Law' passes first reading

Knesset passes bill criticized by the left that would require NGOs to disclose their sources of funding.Ben Ariel, 2/9/2016, 12:13 AM

Netanyahu attacks Arab MKs: 'There is a limit'

'There is something called national honor,' PM charges at Arab MKs as controversy continues over their meeting with terrorists' families.Hezki Baruch, 2/8/2016, 7:36 PM

Transparency revolution in Knesset deliberations

Guests and participants in committee deliberations will identify themselves through a card reader.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/7/2016, 5:40 PM

'The majority decides, but it isn't always right'

Knesset Speaker inaugurates memorial of the expulsion from Gush Katif and four Samaria towns, to 'remind the Knesset.'Hezki Baruch, 2/1/2016, 4:29 PM

Knesset welcomes new haredi MK

Former Bnei Brak city council member Yigal Guetta of Shas sworn into musical chair-like 34th Knesset.Hezki Baruch, 1/25/2016, 7:35 PM

Motion to dissolve Knesset to be proposed

Zionist Union looking to take advantage of the current coalition crisis over Hevron expulsion, tables no-confidence motion for Wednesday.Hezki Baruch, 1/25/2016, 2:22 PM

Netanyahu: We will remain in Israel forever

As Knesset celebrates 67th year, Rivlin call for understanding between Knesset members and PM stresses 'no one will displace us.'Cynthia Blank, 1/19/2016, 5:28 PM

Public casts no confidence vote against Knesset

84 percent of country feels that Knesset does not represent them or their values. 76 percent feel MK's care more about themselves.Raphael Poch, 1/19/2016, 10:50 AM

New look for Knesset courtyard

Landscape architect Ran Meron designed floral courtyard for Knesset in honor of building's 50th anniversary.Hezki Baruch, 1/16/2016, 8:27 PM

He-said, she-said battle erupts in Knesset

On first day back from suspension, MK Oren Hazan asserts MK Ayelet Nahmias-Verbin called him a 'dog,' while she accuses him of baiting her.Cynthia Blank, 1/12/2016, 9:42 AM

Knesset opens spoken Arabic course for MKs

Arab MKs from the Joint List applaud initiative to open course for parliamentarians from all factions to study the language.Raphael Poch, 1/12/2016, 8:54 AM

Heated Knesset discussion on Breaking the Silence

Knesset Education Committee meets to discuss Breaking the Silence and their activities against the IDF, Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/5/2016, 10:43 AM

'I expect MKs Saadi, Smotrich to condemn terror'

PM Netanyahu says he expects all MKs to condemn rampant Arab terror, but that Smotrich should also come out against 'Jewish terror.'Ido Ben Porat, 1/4/2016, 7:04 PM

Report: Hazan lying about accomplishments

Freshman MK distributes a list of mostly fake accomplishments to party members as part of campaign for Likud leadership.Cynthia Blank, 12/30/2015, 6:41 PM

Coalition suffers fifth loss in Knesset

Despite government support and input from Netanyahu, MK Shasha-Biton's bill to lower working age fails to win Knesset vote.Hezki Baruch, 12/30/2015, 5:56 PM

Left-wing MKs rail over 'rabbis who incite'

State Control Committee considers how to deal with incitement from rabbis. Former Shin Bet head: authorities have failed.Hezki Baruch, 12/29/2015, 12:16 PM

WZO Settlement law passes amid name calling

Members of Knesset resort to name calling, and cite 'Blood Wedding' while discussing WZO Settlement Division acceptance.Raphael Poch, 12/29/2015, 10:17 AM

Bennett thanks party leaders for their support'

Jewish Home hosts heads of party branches. Bennett: 'You are religious Zionists, not terrorists from Duma.'Ido Ben-Porat, 12/29/2015, 7:51 AM

Knesset approves defense budget, negev relocation

In a controversial move the Knesset approved an extra 2.5 billion NIS for the defense budget, to provide for negev relocationRaphael Poch, 12/28/2015, 10:02 PM

Likud's newest MK sworn into Knesset

I am 'Jewish, Israeli, Mizrahi, gay, a Likudnik, security-minded, liberal, and believe in a free-market economy,' Amir Ohana tells Knesset.Hezki Baruch, 12/28/2015, 9:28 PM

Knesset approves Settlement Division bill

New law will enshrine legal status of Settlement Division in funding and developing rural Jewish communities across Israel.Orli Harari, 12/24/2015, 8:40 AM