Bill: Women in Rabbinate election assembly

Prior to Chief Rabbinate elections, proposal to include women in election assembly to be discussed by Ministerial Committee.Mordechai Sones, 6/10/2018, 11:43 AM

Majority of Israeli students would consider leaving Israel

New survey shows Israeli students don't have time for political activities, would consider leaving Israel to advance their careers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/4/2018, 11:36 AM

Approved: Anyone may refuse work on Shabbat

Finance Committee approves proposal letting any worker refuse work on Sabbath with no need for religious affidavit.Mordechai Sones, 2/19/2018, 5:00 PM

'Why not have a dialogue about Shabbat?'

MK Aliza Lavie argues that Supermarket Law will only cause more Shabbat desecration, urges dialogue.Benny Tocker, 1/9/2018, 1:07 AM

'A perfect example of secular coercion'

Knesset committee discusses hotels' insistence on evacuating Shabbat-observant guests from their rooms before Shabbat ends.Hezki Baruch, 7/19/2017, 12:35 PM

Watch: BDS activists storm lecture by MK in Berlin

Yesh Atid MK called 'child murderer' during lecture at Berlin university where Jewish books were burned in 1933.Hezki Baruch, 6/21/2017, 3:31 PM

Bnei Brak: 81 million NIS to revamp mikvehs

Bnei Brak spokesman says city invested millions in mikvehs, counters Aliza Lavie's claim the price is 'too high.'Haim Lev, 5/22/2017, 12:02 PM

Yesh Atid MK proposes major kashrut law overhaul

Proposal would end state kashrut responsibility, limit authority to basic regulatory oversight of kashrut providers.Yedidya Ben-Or, 2/9/2017, 4:18 PM

Europe blames Israel for Gaza's humanitarian situation

Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe approves report accusing Israel of “systematic and illegal” killings of Gazans.Hezki Baruch, 1/25/2017, 1:08 AM

Yesh Atid to present bill to banish families of terrorists

Yesh Atid to present bill to banish the families of terrorists in the Knesset plenum Wednesday in attempt to embarrass coalition.Hezki Baruch, 1/17/2017, 4:07 PM

'Lapid will be the next Prime Minister'

Yesh Atid MK says UNRWA schools inciting against Israel, and that polls show Yesh Atid will head next coalition.Shimon Cohen, 1/1/2017, 5:13 PM

A gun license - as soon as they're released

A new amendment will allow people of any age to get a gun license - provided that they finished military service first.Rachel Kaplan, 8/2/2016, 4:29 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

Knesset votes to universalize Shabbat rights

Bill to extend Shabbat rights to all workers, religious or secular, passes initial vote.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/25/2016, 8:11 AM

'Reform is retreating and inflating its numbers'

Tempers flare in Knesset over mikveh bill. Religious Services Minister: 'Judaism isn't theater.'Ido Ben-Porat, 3/16/2016, 10:52 PM

Bill protecting the Shabbat postponed

Ministerial Committee defers discussion over bill banning employers from demanding Shabbat desecration from observant workers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/21/2016, 4:46 PM

Mainstream fields no longer relevant

Many fields of higher education are irrelevant by themselves, and need to be supplemented or replaced by a focus on technology, says MK.Benny Tocker, 2/3/2016, 9:01 AM

Mystery: Who 'murdered' nine more women?

Police say eight women were murdered by their partners in 2015. Why did MK Galon double the number and how is this connected to terrorism?Gil Ronen, 1/5/2016, 1:08 PM

Divorced Men Crash Meeting, MK Lavie Escapes

Men suffering from Israel's harsh divorce laws vent rage at the Head of Knesset's Women's Advancement Committee.Gil Ronen, 2/24/2015, 12:51 PM

Knesset Women's Committee Traumatized?

Committee for Women apparently still recovering from embarrassing session in September, blocking video of the session from public eye.Ben Shaul, 1/7/2015, 1:24 PM

Female Lawyers Decry False Accusations in Divorce

In a stormy Knesset session, women's activists denied female lawyers's claims of an epidemic of false charges.Avraham Ben-Horin, 9/28/2014, 4:05 PM

Jewish Home Wins Delay in Divorce Bill

Justice Minister Livni's bid to weaken the Rabbinic Courts' authority in divorce cases may face veto.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, Gil Ronen, 6/29/2014, 4:37 PM

MK Appeals to Michelle Obama Over Kidnapping

Aliza Lavie sends video message to US First Lady, asking for help with #BringBackOurBoys after successful Nigeria campaign.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/17/2014, 6:22 PM

Verbal Sparring in Knesset Between Zoabi, MK

MK Aliza Lavie takes Zoabi to task over justifying kidnapping, says comments 'deepen the rift' and betray the public she represents.Hezki Baruch, 6/17/2014, 12:54 PM

MK: Possible Terrorist Murder a 'Despicable Crime'

MK Aliza Lavie: murder of 20-year-old Shelly Dadon is a “serious crime”, particularly since police believe it was terrorism-related.Elad Benari, 5/2/2014, 12:13 AM

MK Calls for 'Renewed Thinking' Over Protests

MK Aliza Lavie says IDF must not ignore the feeling soldiers have that they are not being backed by their commanders.Elad Benari, 5/1/2014, 2:13 AM

Yesh Atid Spreads Lie about Int'l Women's Day

In party e-mail, MK Dr. Aliza Lavie touts fabricated version of the communist holiday's origins.Gil Ronen, 3/10/2014, 8:21 AM

MK Lavie: a Sad, Meaningful Day

'It is now clear that the phenomoenon of sexual harassment exists in the religious sector, just like anywhere else.'Gil Ronen, 12/18/2013, 11:50 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

Ancient Mikve near Temple Mount to be Back in Use

An ancient mikve (ritual bath) near the Temple Mount will be renovated and reopened for use by women who wish to ascend the Temple Mount.Sarah Lawent & Maayana Miskin, 10/24/2013, 3:12 PM

Labor Head 'Refused to Cancel Out' with New Mom

Yesh Atid MK accuses Labor chief Yachimovich of taking advantage of the fact that an MK had given birth.Gil Ronen, 6/18/2013, 2:11 PM

Women to get 4 of 11 Seats in Dayanim C'tee

Bill was presented by MKs Aliza Lavie and Shuli Moalem. It passed despite stiff hareidi opposition.Gil Ronen, 6/11/2013, 9:17 AM

Court Sides with Women of Wall

Women who read Bible scroll with tallit not violating court ruling, says judge. MK Lavie agrees.Gil Ronen, 4/25/2013, 8:30 PM

Sharansky: Make Room at Kotel for Mixed Prayer

Jewish Agency head calls to extend Kotel with section for men and women together.Chana Ya'ar, Maayana Miskin, 4/10/2013, 12:18 PM

Shas Minister: Gender Segregation a Problem

Shas Minister admits that local rabbis, burial groups wrongly impose strict gender separation, insult women.Maayana Miskin, 2/27/2013, 1:02 PM