Knesset approves 'Gidon Sa'ar Law' in preliminary reading

According to the bill, president may only select prime minister from party leaders. 'The bill will prevent tricks.'Hezki Baruch, 12/12/2018, 4:41 PM

Irish Senate advances bill that bans 'settlement goods'

Ireland’s Senate advances bill outlawing sale of goods from Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria. Violators may be jailed, fined.JTA, 11/28/2018, 10:32 PM

Liberman: 'We won't stop until the mission is completed'

Bill to be brought Wednesday for discussion in Law Committee ahead of Knesset's approval in first reading. DM: 'We won't give up.'Hezki Baruch, 11/6/2018, 9:10 AM

New bill seeks heavy tax on foreign government-funded NGOs

A new bill aims to impose heavy taxes on organizations that receive the majority of their funding from foreign governments.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/28/2018, 11:01 AM

Will terrorists be expelled within Judea and Samaria?

Committee to discuss MK Yogev's bill giving IDF general authority to expel families of terrorists to different area of Judea and Samaria.Hezki Baruch, 10/28/2018, 8:10 AM

Cultural Loyalty Law approved by Ministerial Committee

Bill initiated by Culture Minister Miri Regev and supported by Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon.Mordechai Sones, 10/21/2018, 6:47 PM

'Breaking the Silence Law' approved for second, third readings

Red card for radical left: Bill to keep radical leftist organizations out of schools advances to final stages of legislation.Hezki Baruch, 7/3/2018, 11:48 AM

'Years from now, we'll all regret the major effect this has'

Histadrut Jurist Union Chairman Yitzchak Gordon explains why they emphatically protest proposed law change.Mordechai Sones, 6/27/2018, 2:20 PM

Ministerial Committee approves bill against documenting soldiers

Bill barring filming of IDF soldiers during operational activity approved in committee despite AG's opposition - but will be softened later.Hezki Baruch, 6/17/2018, 2:57 PM

'Terrorist funerals must not become pro-terror rallies'

Knesset committee approves bill to prevent mass funerals for terrorists. 'Unbelievable displays of incitement.'Hezki Baruch, 3/6/2018, 1:29 PM

Due to security situation: Sovereignty bill postponed

Coalition heads unanimously decide to postpone vote on bill seeking to apply sovereignty in Judea and Samaria, due to situation in North.Hezki Baruch, 2/11/2018, 2:23 PM

March of the Living will proceed despite Poland's Holocaust law

'Now, as much as ever, we believe our mission is of the utmost importance.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/8/2018, 2:18 PM

Netanyahu blocks Judea and Samaria sovereignty bill

PM instructs that vote in key ministerial committee will only take place after coordination with the Trump administration.Hezki Baruch, 2/8/2018, 10:51 AM

'Mr Prime Minister, the time has come for sovereignty'

Jewish Home Minister calls on PM not to block Judea, Samaria sovereignty bill, to come to Ministerial Committee for Legislation this Sunday.Hezki Baruch, 2/8/2018, 10:12 AM

Polish president to sign Holocaust bill

Polish president says he will sign bill forbidding linking Poland to crimes of Holocaust, but will refer it for judicial review.JTA, 2/6/2018, 1:57 PM

Bennett threatens Likud over 'Ariel University Bill'

Jewish Home Chairman says Ministerial Legislation Committee frozen until PM green lights law normalizing colleges in Judea, Samaria.Uzi Baruch, 1/10/2018, 6:43 PM

'Death penalty for Jews? Pathetic'

Attorney Itamar Ben-Gvir slams PM for suggesting death penalty law intended for terrorists could be used against Jews.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/3/2018, 7:31 PM

'The State of Israel's existence is at stake'

MK Nava Boker says Israel must use the death penalty in order to eradicate terror and ensure country's continued existence.Hezki Baruch, 8/2/2017, 8:45 AM

'Soros Law' targets donors to anti-Israel organizations

MK Zohar: 'The time has come to dry up leftist NGOs which work against the government, slander Israel, and hurt its right to defend itself.'Tal Polon, 7/11/2017, 3:02 PM

Likud pulls 'Beit El Bill'

Coalition Chairman removes bill from agenda, after it became clear to the PM's Office that Law Committee intended to approve the bill today.Uzi Baruch, 7/2/2017, 12:06 PM

Street names for the gender-disoriented: Shuli Mualem cosponsors

Bill requires 40% representation of street names for women, Sephardic Jews, Arabs, the gender-disoriented, and auto-hermaphrodites.Gil Ronen and Mordechai Sones, 5/11/2017, 7:00 PM

'Why should foreign-funded NGOs get tax breaks?'

New bill proposes to cancel property tax discount for foreign-funded NGOs.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/29/2017, 1:41 PM

Proposed law will make spouses liable for 'financial violence'

Minister Gila Gamliel endorses bill which would enable people to sue family members for 'financial violence' against them.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/22/2016, 2:40 PM

New bill: No petty criminal investigations of sitting PM

MK Amsalem files law proposal to bar investigations into sitting Prime Minister for crimes bearing penalty of less than 6 months prison.Hezki Baruch, 8/9/2016, 9:06 AM

Bill: Ban public calls to Muslim prayer

Calls to prayer and messages via muezzin are noisy and disrupt the daily life of non-Muslims, MK argues Wednesday.Hezki Baruch, 11/25/2015, 1:54 PM

Bill: Subsidize services for Israel's autistic population

MKs and parents urge the Knesset to put petty politics aside Wednesday, as bill cementing rights for the autistic is due for a vote.Tova Dvorin, 11/25/2015, 9:39 AM

Bill to force government to complete four-year term

MK Nissan Slomiansky says the revolving door of Israeli government has prevented any of the real issues from being addressed.Benny Tucker, 11/18/2015, 8:49 AM

Bill: Tougher fines for pranks on emergency hotlines

Terror wave prompting push to enforce laws against false emergency calls; proposals could change entire emergency hotline system.Tova Dvorin, 11/6/2015, 10:11 AM

Bill: Two Years' Prison for Rock-Throwers - Teens Included

Proposal also to sanction police using greater force to catch terrorists; rock-throwers who cause death to be charged with murder.Tova Dvorin, 9/21/2015, 8:11 PM

Bill: Ban Businesses, Franchises from Demanding Work on Shabbat

After Tel Aviv Shabbat business scandal, Likud MK proposes bill to protect the rights of Shabbat-observant Israelis.Orly Harari, 8/26/2015, 5:03 PM

Illinois Passes Anti-BDS Bill

Bill requires State of Illinois to divest from all companies that boycott Israel.Tova Dvorin, 5/19/2015, 3:07 PM

Bill: Third-Trimester Pregnant Women to Park in Handicap Spots

Parliamentary adviser to Labor MK inspires bill to ease the lives of women in their last trimester of pregnancy.Tova Dvorin, 5/18/2015, 9:47 PM

Approved: Employers Cannot Discriminate Against 'Settlers'

Left livid after bill to apply Equal Employment Opportunities Act to place of residence is ratified into law.Ido Ben-Porat and Tova Dvorin, 12/2/2014, 8:54 AM

Bill to Outlaw Main Islamist Movement Behind Jerusalem Rioting

Bill to blacklist Islamic Movement in Israel which lauded 'Third Intifada' up for approval by Ministerial Committee for Legislation.Tova Dvorin, 11/21/2014, 1:18 PM

Bill to Ease Organ Donation Process

Bill to provide social security benefits for organ donors, shorten long wait for transplants.Tova Dvorin, 11/16/2014, 12:07 PM

Bill to 'Reverse the Disengagement' in Samaria

Could Jews return to Homesh and Sa-Nur? Bill backed by several MKs to right the 'terrible decree' of the Disengagement.Tova Dvorin, 11/12/2014, 11:08 PM

Bill: Abolish Daylight Savings Time in Israel

Yesh Atid MK pushes to abolish 'spring forward, fall back' time change, arguing it merely causes a national headache.Tova Dvorin, 10/26/2014, 10:27 AM

Bill: Released Terrorists to Return to Prison at Any Time

MKs from across the political spectrum unite to sign bill, which was approved for first reading.Ido Ben-Porat, 7/21/2014, 7:11 PM

Bill Blocking Terrorists' Benefits Passes Second, Third Readings

Landmark initiative to begin removing incentives for terrorist prisoners and 'gestures' to the PA advances in Knesset.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, 7/7/2014, 10:16 PM

'Life Without Parole' Bill Passes Preliminary Knesset Reading

Bill to prevent terrorist releases from becoming the norm passes first major hurdle after series of setbacks.Tova Dvorin, 6/11/2014, 3:13 PM

'Affirmative Action' to Boost Hareidi Employment?

Economics Minister Naftali Bennett to push bill demanding employers hire hareidi men, blames prejudice for the workforce gap.Hezki Baruch, 5/21/2014, 4:37 PM

'Do They Oppose Releasing Terrorists or Not?'

MK Shaked puzzles over opposition to terrorist release prevention bill by left-wing ministers who claimed to oppose such moves.Nir Har-Zahav, 5/11/2014, 4:51 PM

Bill Equating 'Price Tag,' Terrorism Falls Flat

MK slams decision as 'racist,' despite inherent differences between terrorism and 'price tag' vandalism.Hezki Baruch and Tova Dvorin, 5/11/2014, 2:48 PM

Ministers Pass 'Life Without Parole' Bill

Bill to enforce life sentences for terrorists passes 7-3 in Committee for Legislation. But will it face an appeal?Tova Dvorin and Hezki Baruch, 5/11/2014, 12:55 PM

Bill: Life Sentence without Parole for Terrorists

Jewish Home Chairman vows to vote for bill, which is already being threatened with an appeal by Tzipi Livni. 'We will not relent,' he says.Tova Dvorin, 5/9/2014, 12:52 PM

Government Approves Preliminary Proposal to Cancel TV Tax

Bill to see IBA closed and reopened under new management; MKs rally behind the bill after landslide vote.Tova Dvorin, 5/4/2014, 2:30 PM

Proposal: Criminalize Contact with the PA

After Hamas-Fatah unity pact, one MK proposes bill to make Israel's contact with the PLO - like with Hamas - a criminal offense.Tova Dvorin, 4/25/2014, 11:57 AM

Law Limiting Free Newspapers: Changing the Freedom of the Press?

Seemingly innocuous bill to introduce 'fair competition' to news market expected to cause uproar in coalition, Israeli press.Hezki Baruch and Tova Dvorin , 3/20/2014, 1:15 AM

Law for Women Trying to Conceive Passes Second, Third Readings

Women who are struggling to have children cannot be fired from work while undergoing treatment, even if they switch jobs.Tova Dvorin, 2/25/2014, 12:43 AM

'The Presidency Has Turned Into a Joke'

Former MK Eliezer Cohen weighs in on presidential elections to Arutz Sheva, calls for presidential role in government to change.Tova Dvorin, 2/22/2014, 9:40 PM

Levin: Released Terrorists Should Not Receive Benefits

MK Yariv Levin's bill to prevent released terrorists from receiving state stipends up for vote Sunday.Tova Dvorin, 2/16/2014, 10:12 AM

Bill to Hold Municipal Rabbis Accountable for Incompetence

Religious Services Ministry bill to allow municipal rabbis to be disciplined in the event of incompetence passes in Ministerial Committee.Tova Dvorin, 2/9/2014, 4:01 PM

Knesset Initiative: National Memorial Day for Menachem Begin

MK Yariv Levin spearheads bill to commemorate Menachem Begin, similar to David Ben-Gurion and Yitzhak Rabin.Tova Dvorin, 1/3/2014, 9:00 AM

Revolutionary Bill Proposal: No Pardons for Convicted Murderers

In another attempt to stop terrorist releases, MK Ayelet Shaked takes on a revolutionary task: changing the legal system itself.Tova Dvorin, 12/31/2013, 2:23 PM

Bill to Expunge Soldiers' Juvenile Records Passes Preliminaries

Approved in preliminary hearing: bill to wipe clean soldiers' juvenile records, allow vets to be armed while serving in security positions.Tova Dvorin, 11/27/2013, 6:00 PM

Cost of Anti-Infiltrator Law: Almost NIS 500,000

Law mandating a 12-month detention stint for infiltrators will include enforcement, construction and jobs.Tova Dvorin, 11/22/2013, 10:21 AM

After Marriage Law, MKs Eye Age of Consent

MKs say limiting consent laws will protect older teens.Maayana Miskin, 11/21/2013, 9:49 AM