Hezki Baruch

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Minister Shlomo Karhi: If we do not reach agreements, we will move ahead

Communications Minister says the government will push ahead with judicial reform if no agreements are reached with the opposition.

Minister Shlomo Karhi: If we do not reach agreements, we will move ahead

International pressure to drop law against foreign interference

Nonprofit Law initiated by Likud MK Kallner would heavily tax organizations receiving donations from foreign governments.

International pressure to drop law against foreign interference

Following all-night marathon: Knesset approves 2023-2024 budget by a majority of 64 to 55

Arrangements Law for 2023-2024 approved as well. Netanyahu: We're continuing for four good years. Liberman: A dark stain on Israel.

Following all-night marathon: Knesset approves 2023-2024 budget by a majority of 64 to 55

Ben Gvir: If the Likud wants to go to elections - so be it

Otzma Yehudit announces they will not fulfill their commitments to the coalition until they receive budget for the Negev and the Galilee.

Ben Gvir: If the Likud wants to go to elections - so be it

Jerusalem mayor vows construction of new neighborhood in Atarot

Ahead of Jerusalem Day, a lobby for the city was launched in the Knesset. 'Jerusalem indicates the state of mind of the entire country.'

Jerusalem mayor vows construction of new neighborhood in Atarot

Ministers and MKs seek to visit the Temple Mount on Jerusalem Day

INN learns that MKs and ministers are interested in visiting the Temple Mount on Jerusalem Day and have requested the necessary approvals.

Ministers and MKs seek to visit the Temple Mount on Jerusalem Day

Knesset committee approves city tax plan law

Knesset Finance Committee approves controversial city tax plan ahead of its second and third readings.

Knesset committee approves city tax plan law

Gantz: We must not return to the routine of threats to democracy

After Gaza operation, MK Benny Gantz brings the debate surrounding the judicial reform back to the public agenda.

Gantz: We must not return to the routine of threats to democracy

Netanyahu welcomes supermarket chain Carrefour to Israel

Opposition quick to remind the Prime Minister that the move was made possible thanks to the work of the previous government.

Netanyahu welcomes supermarket chain Carrefour to Israel

Complaint filed with Ethics Committee against MK Ofer Cassif over boycott call

Cassif does not back down from supporting boycott of Israel, tells INN: Don't want a boycott? End the occupation and apartheid.

Complaint filed with Ethics Committee against MK Ofer Cassif over boycott call

Central Elections Committee apologizes for slandering 'Im Tirtzu'

As part of settlement after lawsuit by Im Tirtzu, Elections Committee acknowledges inaccurate statements against the movement.

Central Elections Committee apologizes for slandering 'Im Tirtzu'

For the second time: Smotrich seizes funds from PA, transfers them to victims of terrorism

Finance Minister Bezalel Smotrich orders another seizure of Palestinian Authority funds for the benefit of victims of terrorism.

For the second time: Smotrich seizes funds from PA, transfers them to victims of terrorism

Porush at Tomb of Kings: 'I call on French gov. to respect Jewish history in Jerusalem'

The Minister of Jerusalem Affairs and Jewish Heritage toured the burial site, which is disputed between France and a Jewish group.

Porush at Tomb of Kings: 'I call on French gov. to respect Jewish history in Jerusalem'

Ben-Gvir: 'Netanyahu is welcome to fire me'

National Security Minister Itamar Ben-Gvir responded to Likud's reply to his criticism of the government's retaliation to rocket attacks.

Ben-Gvir: 'Netanyahu is welcome to fire me'player

Gaza Rocket Attacks: Israeli woman whose house was hit by rocket speaks out

IDF's retaliation for rocket attacks 'was no response,' says Sderot woman whose home was damaged in rocket attack.

Gaza Rocket Attacks: Israeli woman whose house was hit by rocket speaks outplayer

'Weak Retaliation': Otzma Yehudit boycotts government over response to rocket attacks

Rightist party won't back government in upcoming Knesset votes, in protest of 'weak response' to Gaza rocket attacks.

'Weak Retaliation': Otzma Yehudit boycotts government over response to rocket attacks

Liberman: 'Grave mistake' to continue talks on judicial reform

MK Avigdor Liberman claims Yesh Atid, National Unity parties are 'playing into Netanyahu's hands.'

Liberman: 'Grave mistake' to continue talks on judicial reform

Judicial reform not on the agenda as Knesset opens summer session

House Speaker Kevin McCarthy slated to address opening of Knesset's summer session. State budget expected to dominate agenda.

Judicial reform not on the agenda as Knesset opens summer session

Herzog in hint to Levin: We must restrain our remarks and show responsibility

President Herzog calls on elected officials to tone down their statements in order to allow progress in negotiations on judicial reform.

Herzog in hint to Levin: We must restrain our remarks and show responsibility

Yuli Edelstein: 'Every attack on Israel has Iran's fingerprints on it'

The Foreign and Defense Committee Chairman met with counterparts from the Baltic states to discuss military and intelligence cooperation.

Yuli Edelstein: 'Every attack on Israel has Iran's fingerprints on it'

Coalition sources: Netanyahu will have a hard time killing the reform

Sources in the coalition estimate that 'million-person' protest will force Netanyahu to advance the judicial reform.

Coalition sources: Netanyahu will have a hard time killing the reform

Former Likud MK: We must say in a clear voice - this is our country

Former Likud MK Oren Hazan: The story of the people of Israel goes through Samaria and we must strengthen it and build in it.

Former Likud MK: We must say in a clear voice - this is our country

Memorial Day in London: Hotovely dedicates speech to the Dee family

Israeli Ambassador to the United Kingdom speaks at Memorial Day ceremony in London, dedicates remarks to Maia, Rina and Lucy Dee.

Memorial Day in London: Hotovely dedicates speech to the Dee family

Itamar Ben-Gvir: 'Last year I saw suffering in Meron'

Police commend efforts to prepare for Lag Ba'omer in Meron, say staff took 'full responsibility' for the event.

Itamar Ben-Gvir: 'Last year I saw suffering in Meron'

Liberman: 'Let's put our anger and disagreements aside for Memorial Day'

MK Avigdor Liberman calls to honor Memorial Day, 'respect those who fought for the country and fell for it.'

Liberman: 'Let's put our anger and disagreements aside for Memorial Day'

Smotrich to participate in 'million-man demonstration' in favor of judicial reform

The Religious Zionist faction will all participate in the rally on Thursday in Jerusalem.

Smotrich to participate in 'million-man demonstration' in favor of judicial reform

Otzma Yehudit ministers: Terrorism must be subdued, we support residents of Jordan Valley

Otzma Yehudit ministers arrive at site of attack in the Jordan Valley in which Lucy Dee and her daughters were murdered.

Otzma Yehudit ministers: Terrorism must be subdued, we support residents of Jordan Valley

Gantz responds to intimate photos distributed online: Don't deal with my personal life

Gantz wants "to replace the government and serve Israeli society from right and left. But politics should not enter the cemeteries."

Gantz responds to intimate photos distributed online: Don't deal with my personal life

'Electronic cigarette manufacturers intentionally target children'

'Electronic cigarettes infiltrate every place, and the danger is spreading among children and youth in Israel,' Cancer Association rep says.

'Electronic cigarette manufacturers intentionally target children'

Lapid: 'We'll cancel the Draft Law at the first opportunity'

Opposition leader MK Yair Lapid calls Draft Law 'National Shirk Law,' suggests holding discussions on it.

Lapid: 'We'll cancel the Draft Law at the first opportunity'

Honor for Samaria: Owner of Tura Winery in Rehelim to light torch on Independence Day

Vered Ben Saadon, owner of the Tura Winery in the Samaria town of Rehelim, chosen to light a torch on Mount Herzl on Independence Day.

Honor for Samaria: Owner of Tura Winery in Rehelim to light torch on Independence Day

Surprising guest: Iranian Crown Prince to visit Israel

Intelligence Minister Gamliel to host Crown Prince Reza Pahlavi with the goal of creating a bridge between Israel and the Iranian people.

Surprising guest: Iranian Crown Prince to visit Israel

Lapid at protest in Netanya: We're done being suckers

Opposition leader and Yesh Atid chairman participates in anti-government protest in Netanya.

Lapid at protest in Netanya: We're done being suckers

Tens of thousands at nationwide pro-judicial reform demonstrations

Demonstrations were held at several locations countrywide to call for the government to pass judicial reform legislation.

Tens of thousands at nationwide pro-judicial reform demonstrationsplayer

Netanyahu, Smotrich in response to Moody's: 'Israel's economy is stable and robust'

Prime Minister and Finance Minister respond to Moody's Investors Service lowering Israel's credit ratings to stable.

Netanyahu, Smotrich in response to Moody's: 'Israel's economy is stable and robust'

Knesset Speaker Ohana: 'Leo Dee restored our pride in the Israeli flag'

Knesset Speaker Amir Ohana hosted the Knesset's first official Mimouna celebration, opening the legislature to guests.

Knesset Speaker Ohana: 'Leo Dee restored our pride in the Israeli flag'

Live Broadcast: Lucy Dee, victim of Jordan Valley terror attack, laid to rest

Leah (Lucy) Dee, the 48-year-old UK-born English teacher killed in Friday's terror attack, is laid to rest.

Live Broadcast: Lucy Dee, victim of Jordan Valley terror attack, laid to restplayer

Smotrich convenes special faction meeting: We're determined to lead the necessary change

MKs and ministers from Religious Zionist Party gather for special meeting after funeral of murdered sisters.

Smotrich convenes special faction meeting: We're determined to lead the necessary change

Government to ban Jewish entry to Temple Mount during Final 10 days of Ramadan

The government is set to instruct the Police to prevent Jews from entering the Judaism's holiest site, during the final 10 days of Ramadan.

Government to ban Jewish entry to Temple Mount during Final 10 days of Ramadan

Minister Eliyahu: 'The state can not be held hostage by the Oslo officers'

The Minister of Heritage said the right-wing public must not allow a non-democratic group take democracy hostage.

Minister Eliyahu: 'The state can not be held hostage by the Oslo officers'