'Knesset ignoring haredi, religious, Arab artists'

Chairman of religious political party laments lack of representation for 3 sectors of society at Knesset event.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/27/2018, 4:33 PM

Uproar in the Knesset: 'Liar, beast'

Meretz MK screams at Internal Security Minister during Knesset deliberations. 'Your job is to fight crime, not the Arab public.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/23/2018, 4:01 PM

Knesset Christian Allies Caucus to celebrate embassy moves

MKs across the political spectrum to gather with Christian leaders to celebrate the moves of US, Guatemalan embassies to Jerusalem.Hezki Baruch, 5/16/2018, 5:01 PM

Have demographics doomed the Israeli left?

Did immigration and high Orthodox birthrate doom Israel’s left to perpetual opposition status? Analysis.David Rosenberg, 5/11/2018, 12:38 PM

Double parking now a criminal offense

Knesset votes to make double parking and blocking handicapped spots a criminal offense, empowering police to take action.David Rosenberg, 5/8/2018, 10:49 AM

Knesset approves: Cabinet will be allowed to authorize a war

Knesset approves bill authorizing the Cabinet to order the start of a war.Hezki Baruch, 5/1/2018, 3:39 AM

On agenda: Nationality, Overrule Clause, draft, conversion

Knesset enters challenging summer session of controversial legislation. Festive atmosphere expected for US embassy transfer in two weeks.Mordechai Sones, 4/30/2018, 5:31 PM

Zoabi: We must liberate Americans from Zionist lobby

Anti-Zionist Arab MK calls for dissolution of Israel, establishment of binational state to replace it.JTA, 4/27/2018, 9:32 AM

'A female for Knesset rabbi? Utter madness'

Outrage after Knesset tweaks rules in order to allow women to apply for position of Knesset rabbi.Tzvi Lev, 4/26/2018, 5:15 PM

The Knesset Rebbetzin?

Following Reform pressure, Knesset Legal Advisor opens tender for position of Knesset Rabbi, also to women 'who meet criteria'.Mordechai Sones, 4/26/2018, 10:07 AM

Jewish Home tops Labor in latest poll

Zionist Union drops from 24 seats to 10, Likud holds 9-mandate lead over Yesh Atid.David Rosenberg, 4/16/2018, 3:15 PM

Poll: Likud gains despite infiltrators crisis

Lead of ruling Likud party widens after PM announces, cancels deal with UN over illegal infiltrators.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/3/2018, 9:45 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

Poll: Likud stable at 30, Yesh Atid falls to 19

Newly formed party led by Orly Levy nets 5 seats, as Labor falls from 24 to just 13 mandates.David Rosenberg, 3/29/2018, 10:01 PM

Special Knesset worker awarded Outstanding Employee

Eliezer Haitovitch, 35, who has Down's syndrome, has worked in Knesset for 10 years. Today awarded 'Outstanding Employee' for 2017.Mordechai Sones, 3/27/2018, 9:39 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

Netanyahu: Likud will top 40 seats next time

PM addresses Likud members in Tel Aviv, says 'witch-hunt' against him won't stop party from gaining seats. Polls suggest he may be right.Yoni Kempinski, 3/22/2018, 9:21 PM

Ex Chief of Staff: Netanyahu deserves to be PM unless indicted

Benny Gantz: 'I saw the prime minister working from up close - it's the hardest job in the country. It's easy to talk from the sidelines.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/20/2018, 12:05 PM

Knesset approves 2019 budget

Knesset approves second and third readings of 2019 state budget by a majority of 63 to 54.Hezki Baruch, 3/15/2018, 1:58 AM

Could a joint Feiglin-Yishai list make it into the Knesset?

New poll sheds light on smaller faction's chances of passing electoral threshold for the Knesset.David Rosenberg, 3/13/2018, 8:55 PM

Watered-down version of 'Nationality Law' passes first reading

Bill to enshrine Israel's Jewish character as Basic Law advances after clause calling on courts to consider Jewish Law removed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/13/2018, 4:52 PM

'Netanyahu, don't topple your own government'

Jewish Home chairman tells Arutz Sheva his party is working to stabilize coalition, prevent early elections.Uzi Baruch, 3/13/2018, 4:15 PM

Superman comes to the Knesset

Lois and Clark star Dean Cain to visit Knesset in support of Israel this week.Gary Willig, 3/12/2018, 2:43 AM

Israel moves towards decriminalizing marijuana with Knesset vote

Knesset votes unanimously for bill replacing jail time with fines and volunteer work for marijuana possession.David Rosenberg, 3/9/2018, 12:45 PM

Jewish Home tied with Zionist Union in latest poll

Netanyahu would easily win reelection if new elections were held today, poll claims, with coalition factions winning 67 seats.David Rosenberg, 3/9/2018, 9:43 AM

'Those who seek peace are seen as losers'

Middle East expert Dr. Mordechai Kedar explains how Arabs see Israel's requests for peace, explains how true peace can be achieved.Hezki Baruch, 3/7/2018, 8:12 AM

New Knesset party formed

Former Yisrael Beytenu MK Orly Levy-Abekasis says she will lead party not beholden to 'crony capitalism.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/6/2018, 3:47 PM

'Polish law' comes to the Knesset

Polish ambassador to Israel participates in special Knesset discussion on Holocaust denial, says law will not be enforced yet.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/26/2018, 4:52 PM

Knesset approves state budget in first reading

Knesset approves first reading of State Budget for 2019 by a majority of 61 to 51.Orli Harari, 2/14/2018, 12:51 AM

Knesset approves increase in pensions for the disabled

Knesset approves second and third readings of bill to increase the allowances for persons with disabilities by a majority of 84-0.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/13/2018, 1:39 AM

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

Poll claims a drop in support for Israel? It's spin!

Why is a study showing less support for Israel among American Jews taken out of context? And how do politicians relate to it?The Land Of Israel Network, 1/30/2018, 9:27 PM

Was former chief rabbi of UK behind Mike Pence's Knesset speech?

Former Chief Rabbi of UK says he was consulted by VP Pence for his Knesset address, calls it a 'great tribute to the Jewish people'.David Rosenberg, 1/25/2018, 4:51 PM

Ambassador to Israel: Pence's speech moved me to tears

Ambassador David Friedman says VP Pence's 'historic' speech in Knesset moved him to tears. 'An extraordinary address'.David Rosenberg, 1/22/2018, 10:52 PM

Watch: Arab MKs ejected from Knesset ahead of Pence's address

Joint List MKs attempt to hold demonstration in Knesset against Vice President Pence's visit, are removed from plenum.David Rosenberg, 1/22/2018, 3:42 PM

Arab MK: Trump advisers the 'most extreme settlement supporters'

MK Tibi explains why his party will boycott Pence's speech at Knesset. 'We'd betray our voters if we stood there like good little children.'Tal Polon, 1/22/2018, 12:11 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

Lapid tops Netanyahu in latest Knesset poll

Yesh Atid opens up five-seat lead over ruling Likud party in new poll, as left reaches near parity with Israeli right.David Rosenberg, 1/12/2018, 9:32 AM

EU blasts Israel over death penalty for terrorists bill

Hours after bill easing conditions for imposing death penalty on terrorist murderers passes first vote, EU slams 'inhuman' punishment.'David Rosenberg, 1/3/2018, 7:09 PM

Knesset approves 'United Jerusalem Bill'

Knesset approves law stipulating that a majority of 80 MKs will be required to change the status of Jerusalem.Ben Ariel, 1/2/2018, 3:12 AM

Knesset approves Primaries Funding Bill

62 MKs vote in favor of bill which would provide government funding for candidates in primary elections.Hezki Baruch, 1/2/2018, 12:09 AM

Vote on Supermarket Law postponed

Coalition decides to postpone vote on Supermarket Law for one week, after understanding there will not be a majority.Hezki Baruch, 1/1/2018, 11:21 PM

Likud rises to 31 seats in latest poll, Labor falls to 13

New polls Likud gaining ground, while Labor loses nearly half its seats.David Rosenberg, 1/1/2018, 7:43 PM

Knesset approves Recommendations Law

59 MKs vote in favor of bill prohibiting police from making public recommendations for or against prosecution.Ben Ariel, 12/28/2017, 1:51 AM

Coalition Chairman resigns over corruption probe

David Bitan to remain in Knesset despite resignation over police investigation against him.AFP, 12/20/2017, 7:49 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 to vote on death penalty for terrorists

Yisrael Beytenu's death penalty for terrorists law approved by coalition leaders' forum and will be voted upon by the Knesset.Hezki Baruch, 12/17/2017, 11:37 PM

Arab MKs to boycott Pence's Knesset address

Arab Joint List announces its MKs will not attend US VP Mike Pence's speech at the Knesset in protest of Jerusalem recognition.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/13/2017, 10:54 PM

Knesset approves first reading of 'Supermarket Law'

Knesset approves law that would shut down supermarkets that had been operating on the Sabbath with permission from the local authority.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/12/2017, 4:53 AM

Poll: Netanyahu has double-digit lead over Gabbay, Lapid

Likud leads Yesh Atid, Zionist Union in latest poll, with Netanyahu holding double-digit leads over Avi Gabbay and Yair Lapid.David Rosenberg, 12/5/2017, 11:00 AM

Will world's oldest Jewish cemetery finally be secured?

After decades of terror, harassment, and vandalism, Knesset looks to restore order to Mount of Olives.Hezki Baruch, David Rosenberg, 12/3/2017, 7:30 PM

Knesset approves first reading of 'Recommendations Law'

46 MKs vote in favor of bill which would prohibit police from making recommendations for and against prosecution following investigation.Hezki Baruch, 11/28/2017, 2:09 AM

Watch: Knesset members pray for Rabbi Shteinman

MKs pray, recite Psalms after leading haredi rabbi's condition deteriorates.Hezki Baruch, 11/22/2017, 4:12 PM

Netanyahu: I have not yet met a Palestinian Sadat

PM says no PA leader willing to make first basic step Sadat made -recognizing the Jewish state.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/21/2017, 5:55 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

Poll: 'All-star' dream team led by Lapid could topple Netanyahu

New poll shows that union of center-left, center-right led by Yair Lapid could defeat Likud - and form viable ruling majority.David Rosenberg, 11/19/2017, 6:44 PM

INTO THE FRAY: Israel’s ruinous right 

Perhaps the gravest threat facing the nation today is the twin perils of a dangerous, delusional “Left” and an impotent, incompetent “Right”, unable to decisively and definitively discredit it.Dr. Martin Sherman, 11/16/2017, 10:41 PM