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Report: Oren Hazan's 'list of accomplishments' filled with lies

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 close 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 division 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 to party leaders: 'Thank you for your 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 larger defense budget for soldier 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 the 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

'Zionism wins': 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

Report: MK among Silvan Shalom's alleged victims

Current MK said to be among women the ex-politician sexually harassed; as of now, she will not file complaint.Cynthia Blank, 12/21/2015, 3:46 PM

Opposition leader refuses to step down from Knesset podium

Knesset discussion on poverty turns fiery as Herzog unleashes fury on Prime Minister for not condemning 'incitement' against Rivlin.Cynthia Blank, 12/16/2015, 6:54 PM

74.5% of Israelis think MKs have gotten much worse

Poll: 77% criticize MKs' behavior, 66.5% say they aren't doing their job; after Magal half of Jewish Home voters not proud of their MKs.Ari Yashar, 12/7/2015, 10:17 AM

After reprimand, Hazan apologizes to disabled MK

Insisting he never intended to taunt MK Karin Elharar for her disability, Oren Hazan tells Knesset he's sorry if 'feelings were hurt.'Cynthia Blank, 11/25/2015, 3:47 PM

Knesset approves state budget for 2015-2016

61 coalition members vote in favor of budget, ensuring a stable coalition until at least March of 2017.Elad Benari, 11/19/2015, 4:39 AM

Coalition fights to approve state budget

Amid technical malfunctions and hundreds of objections from opposition, Knesset members in for long night of voting.Hezki Baruch, 11/18/2015, 5:46 PM

Opposition plans 32,000 objections to state budget

Instead of a speech filibuster, the opposition plans to use a 'vote filibuster' to wear down MKs and cause the government to fall.Moshe Cohen, 11/17/2015, 7:02 PM

Pollard to receive monthly stipend from Israel after release?

House Committee chair David Bitan argues Israel has a 'moral obligation' to provide for convicted spy after his release from US prison.Benny Tucker, 11/12/2015, 11:56 AM

IDF soldiers in hot water for protesting low wages

Army taking disciplinary action against soldiers for taking part in social media campaign against Knesset's vote to reject pay raises.Cynthia Blank, 11/12/2015, 9:14 AM

How much? MKs vote to raise their own salaries

MKs livid after committee shoots down suggestion to stop 'embarrassing' increases; current monthly income: over 40,000 shekels.Hezki Baruch, 11/10/2015, 4:29 PM

Buyer beware: MKs to face fines for Knesset property damage

Law passes late Monday demanding responsibility for gimmicks during debates which damage Knesset property.Tova Dvorin, 11/10/2015, 9:46 AM

Anti-parent bill suffers close loss in Knesset

Outraged Likud MKs slam 'extremist opposition' and 'spineless coalition members' for voting against bill to limit parental rights.Cynthia Blank, 11/4/2015, 5:14 PM

Fearing knife attacks, Knesset 'hides' dining room silverware

Given current wave of terror in Israel, Knesset officials have moved silverware from entrance to dining room to monitor visitors.Moshe Cohen, 10/29/2015, 8:01 AM

Knesset votes to make Arabic compulsory in schools

Knesset approves first reading of Oren Hazan's bill mandating Israeli children begin learning Arabic from age of six.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/28/2015, 6:41 PM

70 Glocks, one new armored car: Knesset boosts security

MKs to receive extra security as terror heightens - but no new measures for MKs in Judea-Samaria.Hezki Baruch, 10/27/2015, 3:14 PM

'Verbal terrorism inside the Knesset'

Deputy Knesset Speaker Hazan condemns how Arab MKs are allowed to silence ministers and incite terror from the parliament.Benny Tucker, 10/23/2015, 1:50 PM

Knesset rejects bill to defund parties that back Israel boycott

Despite likely support from coalition MKs, Avigdor Liberman's refusal to postpone vote prompts resounding loss.Cynthia Blank, 10/22/2015, 9:36 AM

Ahmed Tibi Has Minister Thrown Out of Knesset

Ze'ev Elkin accuses Ahmed Tibi of having blood on his hands, prompting Deputy Speaker to remove him from the Knesset.Hezki Baruch , 10/21/2015, 7:31 PM

How Many Millions of 'Lost Jews' in Europe, Latin America?

Historic Knesset gathering seeks greater Jewish connection with 'lost' descendants of Spanish and Portuguese Jews.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/18/2015, 2:14 PM

Knesset Approves Tougher Penalties on Rock Throwers

Knesset approves bills toughening punishment for rock throwers and imposing fines on parents of minors who throw rocks.Ido Ben Porat, 10/13/2015, 12:15 AM

Herzog: Netanyahu and Bennett 'Must Go Home'

Herzog slams Binyamin Netanyahu and Naftali Bennett in a strongly-worded speech during the new Knesset session Monday.Moshe Cohen, 10/12/2015, 7:16 PM

MKs Reconvene, With Budget and Security Top Priorities

With the deteriorating security situation at the center of their radars, members of the Knesset are set to convene for their winter session.Moshe Cohen, 10/12/2015, 5:01 PM

MK Salaries On the Way Up in January

Monthly salaries for Knesset members will jump from $10,100 a month to approximately $11,250.Hezki Baruch, 10/1/2015, 9:03 AM

Security Minister Accuses Opposition of 'Helping Rock-Throwers'

MKs on the right and left clash during a Knesset discussion on the increasing violence in Jerusalem Monday.Yaakov Levi, 9/21/2015, 4:37 PM

Report: Netanyahu May Form Israeli 'Republican' Party

Political revolution? Veteran journalist reports PM talking with party heads about copying American two-party system.Reut Hadar, 9/11/2015, 3:06 PM

Arab MKs Fume Over New Anti-Terror Bill

Joint List claims the main objective of anti-terror law is to 'suppress the Palestinian minority in Israel.'Hezki Baruch, 9/3/2015, 2:04 PM

Joint List Chair Hospitalized for Suspected Heart Attack

MK Ayman Odeh felt chest pains during a Knesset debate and was rushed to Hadassah Ein Kerem where he remains under observation.Cynthia Blank, 9/3/2015, 9:02 AM

Knesset Approves First Reading of 2015-2016 Budget

Knesset approves first reading of the Budget Law for 2015-2016. Opposition angry due to absence of PM and Finance Minister.Hezki Baruch, 9/2/2015, 11:42 PM

Former Education Minister Piron May Quit Knesset

Reports that Yesh Atid MK Shai Piron will be resigning the Knesset are premature, a spokesperson for his office says.Moshe Cohen, 8/9/2015, 10:57 PM

Prisons Can Force-Feed Hunger-Striking Terrorists, Knesset Says

The Knesset approved on its second and third reading a law that would allow prison officials to force-feed hunger-striking prisoners.Yaakov Levi, 7/30/2015, 8:49 AM

'Norwegian Law' Passes Second and Third Readings

Knesset approves bill that allows one minister or deputy minister from each party to resign from the Knesset to make way for new MKs.Elad Benari, 7/30/2015, 3:45 AM

Law Allowing Ministers to Resign as MKs Passes First Reading

Knesset approves first reading of Jewish Home's bill that would allow a minister to resign from the Knesset and allow new MKs to enter.Hezki Baruch, 7/23/2015, 2:12 AM

Shaked: Arab MK 'Inflamed Masses' to Carry Out Attacks

Justice Minister blasts MK Ahmed Tibi while issuing support for bill banning those who verbally attack Israel from running for office.Ido Ben Porat, 7/22/2015, 7:48 PM

European Parliament Delegation Blocked from Entering Knesset

Arab MKs refuse to allow presence of Knesset political adviser at 'sensitive' meeting with foreign officials - what are they hiding?Hezki Baruch, 7/21/2015, 4:08 PM

Knesset Approves Harsher Punishments for Rock Throwing

Arab MKs livid as Knesset plenum passes bill that toughens the punishment handed out to rock throwers.Hezki Baruch, 7/21/2015, 1:15 AM

Cabinet Advances Law Allowing Ministers to Resign as MKs

Justice Minister's bill, modeled after Norwegian Law, lets minister resign from Knesset, enabling coalition parties to bring in new MKs.Cynthia Blank, 7/19/2015, 2:15 PM

Haredi Split? United Torah Judaism In-Fighting Turns Spiteful

Agudat Yisrael tries to block Norwegian bill as 'revenge' for Degel HaTorah MK's attempt to be elected to Judicial Selection Committee.Haim Lev, 7/19/2015, 2:09 PM

Knesset Committee Calls for Annual 'Unity Day'

It would memorialize three youths kidnapped and murdered last year by Palestinian terrorists, commemorate unity that surfaced at the time.Hillel Fendel, 7/16/2015, 2:14 AM

Knesset Crushes Death Penalty for Terrorists Bill

Despite MK Sharon Gal's attempt to shame right-wing MKs into voting for his death penalty bill, legislation loses badly by 94 to six.Ido Ben Porat, 7/15/2015, 5:17 PM

Opposition Dupes Knesset into Passing Bill

Coalition served first legislative defeat after coordinated opposition MKs rush into Knesset plenum moments before vote on Yesh Atid bill.Cynthia Blank, 7/8/2015, 6:27 PM

Knesset Marks One-Year Anniversary since Protective Edge

Veterans and business owners still seeking compensation from the State to be represented in special series of debates in Knesset.Tova Dvorin, 7/7/2015, 12:06 PM

Edelstein Urges German Parliament: Stand by the Jewish People

In special session with German parliament president at Knesset celebrating 50 years of ties, Edelstein urges Germany to fight BDS.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/24/2015, 1:32 PM

Jewish Home MK Takes Aim at Corruption

Bezalel Smotrich promoting bill requiring judges and civil servants to declare assets, in a bid to curb rampant corruption in Israel.Cynthia Blank, 6/22/2015, 10:11 PM

Knesset Salutes Chabad in 'Very Inspiring' Event

MKs from across the political spectrum share stories about Chabad as Knesset salutes the movement.Yoni Kempinski, 6/16/2015, 5:14 AM

Prisoner Force-Feeding Bill Passes First Hurdle, Despite Critics

The government authorized for legislation a bill that would allow prisons to force-feed security prisoners who go on a hunger strike.Moshe Cohen, 6/14/2015, 5:14 PM

Donated Torah Scroll Disappears from Knesset

Arutz Sheva reporter shocked to find Knesset has banned scroll dedicated to partisan fighters for being a 'donation.'Eliran Aharon, 6/10/2015, 6:47 PM

Pictures: Knesset Unity as Torah Dedicated for Jewish WW2 Vets

In rare and beautiful show of Jewish unity, MKs, leaders from across the spectrum dedicate Torah to Jews who fell fighting Nazism.Ari Soffer, 6/9/2015, 10:33 PM

It's Official: Gilad Erdan Sworn into Government

Erdan voted in via late Monday night vote; he will be Internal Security, Strategic Affairs, and Hasbarah Ministers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/25/2015, 11:07 PM

Cabinet Approves Erdan's Ministerial Appointment

With governmental approval, motion to make Erdan Internal Security and Strategic Affairs Minister will go before Knesset vote Monday.Cynthia Blank, 5/25/2015, 7:47 PM