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

'Recommendations Bill' passed in preliminary reading

Knesset approves bill that forbids police from making recommendations at end of an investigation. MK Lapid: 'You're trying to save the PM.'Hezki Baruch, 11/8/2017, 4:03 PM

Knesset to host meeting on pre-marriage education

Advocacy group Together in Happiness to host meeting at Knesset on the importance of pre-marriage education.Yoni Kempinski, 11/8/2017, 1:05 AM

Left-wing bloc gains majority in latest Knesset poll

For the first time since 2015 election, feft-wing, Arab bloc wins majority in Knesset poll. Shas remains dangerously close to threshold.David Rosenberg, 11/3/2017, 9:13 AM

MKs: Promises not kept? We'll be absent from Knesset votes

Coalition MKs threaten to be absent from important Knesset votes unless Netanyahu approves budget for Judea and Samaria bypass roads.Eliran Aharon, 10/26/2017, 4:15 AM

'Yes, I am bitter'

Journalist responds to Prime Minister's speech at Knesset opening session slamming 'soreheads' in opposition, radical left, and media.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/24/2017, 11:34 AM

Netanyahu slams opposition 'soreheads'

PM says opposition needs a scandal to bring him down since they can't win elections, praises relationship with Trump Administration.Gary Willig, 10/23/2017, 6:01 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

Will PM's bid to lower electoral threshold help Feiglin, Yishai?

Could move to drop Knesset threshold from 3.25% to 2% help Eli Yishai, Moshe Feiglin return to the Knesset?David Rosenberg, 10/22/2017, 10:34 PM

'The Knesset does not have authority to investigate NGOs'

Knesset legal adviser says MKs do not have authority to establish commission of inquiry into foreign funding of NGOs working against IDF.Hezki Baruch, 10/18/2017, 6:07 PM

Eli Yishai to run again for Knesset on Yahad list

Ex-Interior Minister and former Shas chief Eli Yishai says new Yahad party, which narrowly missed minimum threshold in 2015, to run again.David Rosenberg, 10/8/2017, 6:41 PM

'Reject petitions against Regulation Law'

Knesset today submits response to petitions against Regulation Law, stresses need for legislation and systematized legislative process.Mordechai Sones, 9/19/2017, 4:17 PM

'I will lead the Likud to victory in 2019'

Netanyahu rejects reports that he plans to end his political career, says he intends to win the 2019 elections.Uzi Baruch, 9/13/2017, 1:08 AM

PFLP threatens to harm Knesset members

Armed wing of Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine claims it has intelligence information on Knesset members.Dalit Halevi, 8/24/2017, 4:04 AM

Likud surges to double-digit lead in latest poll

Netanyahu would easily win reelection, says latest poll, showing big gains for Jewish Home. Shas in danger of failing to enter next Knesset.David Rosenberg, 8/4/2017, 8:25 AM

In Israel's Knesset, who is the most liberal of them all?

Israeli Freedom Movement releases annual Liberty Index rating parties, MKs from the most to the least liberal. The results may surprise you.David Rosenberg, 7/30/2017, 4:53 PM

Despite leadership change, Labor still trails Likud

Even after Labor dumps Herzog as chairman for ex-Kulanu minister Avi Gabbay, poll shows Likud, right-wing bloc winning decisive victory.David Rosenberg, 7/27/2017, 10:41 PM

Friedman: We were able to defuse situation with Jordan

Israeli Ambassador visits Knesset Caucus for US – Israel Relations, talks about US efforts in crisis with Jordan.Hezki Baruch, 7/25/2017, 12:46 PM

"Feminist MK's rage was fabricated"

Mirit Entabi charged that feminist MK's planned from the start to break up Knesset debate on lowering the age in Tender Years Clause.Tzvi Lev, 7/20/2017, 11:32 AM

Why were guests ejected from Knesset meeting?

Jewish Home MK explains her decision to remove guests from discussion, says Israel may need to rethink changing Tender Years Clause.Hezki Baruch, 7/19/2017, 1:44 PM

Poll: Netanyahu retains 2-1 edge over Gabbay, Lapid

Survey shows Netanyahu remains preferred choice for Prime Minister, as Likud opens 8-seat lead over Lapid.David Rosenberg, 7/13/2017, 8:58 PM

Poll: Netanyahu, right-wing bloc still on top

Netanyahu would win additional term as Prime Minister if elections were held today, new poll shows. Peretz outperforms Gabai as Labor chief.David Rosenberg, 7/10/2017, 11:40 AM

'A Jewish state with a democratic regime'

Nationality Law changed under pressure from haredi parties to emphasize Jewish nature of state over democratic nature.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/7/2017, 9:15 AM

Knesset Legal Advisor forbids hearing on false complaints

In highly unusual move, Legal Advisor forbids committee to discuss libels against men.Mordechai Sones, 7/4/2017, 6:15 PM

Knesset honors Claims Conference

Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany honored for contributions made to the State of Israel to support Holocaust survivors.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/28/2017, 2:06 AM

'South Tel Aviv is a completely different country'

40,000 infiltrators live in Israel, traumatize locals, while government does nothing. Interior Minister: Still traumatized from last visit.Hezki Baruch, 6/21/2017, 3:03 PM

Watch: Earthquake drill at the Knesset

Knesset Officer to Arutz Sheva: 'There are a wealth of threats trying to strike the Knesset, and we are ready for any scenario.'Hezki Baruch, 6/13/2017, 2:55 PM

'Trump's visit to Israel was an extraordinary success'

Ambassador David Friedman speaks with Arutz Sheva about U.S-Israel relations amid the celebration of Jerusalem's reunification.Yoni Kempinski, 6/8/2017, 2:06 AM

"Temple Mount in our hands changed the course of history"

Full text of Knesset Speaker's speech at Knesset event: Israel's victory in 6 Day War changed Jewish and world history for the better.Yuli Edelstein, 6/7/2017, 9:48 PM

Congress, Knesset, to celebrate in joint trans-Atlantic ceremony

Simultaneous live broadcasts from Israel and the US mark 50 years of a united Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/7/2017, 4:01 PM

Jewish Home MK retracts support for naming streets after gays

MK Shuli Mualem-Refaeli says she didn't completely understand the bill's implications, would not have signed bill as it is now.Gil Ronen, 5/15/2017, 1:14 PM

'There's no value in preventing divorce'

Conservatives and liberals debate in the Knesset: does co-parenting strengthen the family unit, or increase the number of divorces?Gil Ronen, 5/14/2017, 11:14 AM

Poll: 70% of Israelis prefer right-wing government

Overwhelming majority of Israeli Jews hope next government will be right or center-right. More than half of Arabs want leftist government.Andrew Tobin, 4/4/2017, 2:31 PM

Poll: Voters side with Kahlon over PM in coalition crisis

Likud continues to slide, with Yair Lapid opening up 4-seat lead as public turns against PM in coalition crisis over public broadcasting.David Rosenberg, 3/30/2017, 5:43 PM

Poll: Lapid tops Netanyahu, PM's approval rating at 35%

The Likud would lose to Yesh Atid if elections were held today, poll says, with PM's approval rating underwater at just 35%.David Rosenberg, 3/27/2017, 8:10 AM

MK Merav Ben Ari gives birth to daughter

Kulanu MK gives birth Saturday morning, but waits until Sunday for public announcement.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/26/2017, 8:35 AM

Poll: Netanyahu easily wins additional term as PM

Survey released Friday shows Likud winning election, coalition retaining present strength - even with Yaalon making an independent bid.David Rosenberg, 3/10/2017, 1:29 PM

Hotovely: Make Knesset meetings parent-friendly

Deputy Foreign Minister Hotovely speaks about change in Knesset's makeup, need for Knesset's hours to become more parent-friendly.Hezki Baruch, 3/8/2017, 8:40 AM

Live: ”Diaspora-Homeland Relationship” seminar

Foreign officials attend workshops & lectures at the Knesset on activity related to diaspora, brain drain, leadership development and moreArutz Sheva, 3/7/2017, 9:41 AM

Tender Years Clause causes storm in coalition

Two female MKs fight it out in Knesset hallway over which version of Tender Years Clause should pass.Hezki Baruch, 3/6/2017, 2:24 PM

Knesset takes closer look at staffers' skirts

Knesset committee keeps dress code, makes punishment for offenses more gradual.AFP, 2/22/2017, 1:16 PM

'V15 Law' passes first Knesset reading

Knesset approves first reading of bill preventing improper intervention of entities which are not political parties in the elections.Hezki Baruch, 2/20/2017, 11:23 PM

'Revoke salaries of MKs indicted for security offenses'

MK Mickey Levy proposes law to deal with 'absurd' situation where MKs indicted for offences such as aiding terrorists, receive salariesIdo Ben Porat, 2/15/2017, 2:11 PM

Netanyahu: Even in the Trump era, there are limitations

Netanyahu says upcoming meeting with Trump 'very important' for Israel's security, says Israel 'must act responsibly.'Hezki Baruch, 2/12/2017, 11:48 AM

Proposed law aims to give Knesset full authority

Proposed law aims to cancel Supreme Court's 'right' to cancel laws enacted by Knesset, suggests Israel adopt UK-like model.Uzi Baruch, 2/11/2017, 7:47 PM

Will MK who aided terrorists face lesser charges if he resigns?

Deal reportedly in the works to allow Joint List MK Basel Ghattas to resign and face reduced charges after smuggling phones to terrorists.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/10/2017, 10:10 AM

Shaked and Lapid team up to fight gratuitous legislation

Justice Minister, opposition MK, write joint article slamming 'lawmaking craze.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/6/2017, 1:17 PM

Justice Minister: Regulation Law will be voted upon tomorrow

Justice Minister Shaked says Knesset will decide what to vote on its own, without coordination with other governments.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/5/2017, 8:11 PM

Netanyahu: We'll work with other countries to fight Iran

Israeli PM says he'll work to strengthen relationship with UK, fight Iran, promises to help Jerusalem.Chana Roberts, 2/5/2017, 10:56 AM

Regulation Law approved for Second and third reading

Knesset House Committee votes to approve Regulation Law. 'We were elected to promote what we believe in, and not what Meretz believes in.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/31/2017, 4:54 PM

Regulation Law to be voted upon next week

Knesset debate on Regulation Law to begin tomorrow evening. Vote to take place next week.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/30/2017, 10:14 PM