Governmental legislation will include Judea and Samaria

Justice Minister says that, as of June 1, government bills may no longer exclude residents of Judea and Samaria.Hezki Baruch, 6/6/2017, 2:40 PM

Less than 50% of students pass Israel's bar exam

44% of students pass bar exam, most are university graduates.Hezki Baruch, 5/3/2017, 1:21 PM

Deputy Defense Minister proposes law to give soldiers immunity

Deputy Defense Minister Eli Ben-Dahan says Israeli must protect its soldiers, proposes law granting immunity during war and terror attacks.Uzi Baruch, 1/7/2017, 9:01 PM

Poland signs law to prevent return of post-WWII property

President Andrzej Duda has signed a law which would allow Warsaw to refuse property claims for confiscations made after World War II.Nissan Tzur, 8/18/2016, 5:22 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

Netanyahu Revives Infiltrator Law

Laws to hamper illegal immigration to be given another vote; amendments include wide-ranging changes to employment, detention policies.Tova Dvorin, 11/30/2014, 8:34 AM

Hungarian Court Annuls Religious Recognition Law

Hungary annuls part of a controversial law that ended official recognition and state funding for scores of religious communities. Arutz Sheva. , 2/26/2013, 9:51 PM

Law Would Prevent Parents From Giving Kids 'Weird Names'

A new law would prohibit parents from giving their children names that could "damage" them.David Lev, 12/31/2011, 10:23 PM

Ministry: Hold Defendants' Evidence Back for 'Security Needs'

The Justice Ministry is seeking to sharply limit the ability of criminal defendants to access information that could help their cases.David Lev, 12/29/2011, 11:50 AM

Bill Passes First Reading to Drastically Raise Libel Penalty

A new bill to drastically raise the penalty for written slander -- libel -- has passed its first reading in a Knesset committee.Chana Ya'ar, 10/10/2011, 10:09 PM