'The haredim are selling Israel out to dodge the draft'

Jewish Home MK blasts agreement between Arab MK, haredi lawmakers to block bill banning night-time Muezzin calls to prayer on loudspeakers.David Rosenberg, 6/19/2018, 1:25 PM

Gafni affirms haredi-Arab alliance to defeat 'Muezzin Law'

Law banning late-night calls to prayer 'won't pass', says haredi lawmaker, telling Arab MK haredi parties oppose Muezzin Law.David Rosenberg, 6/19/2018, 11:47 AM

Will the 'Muezzin Law' finally pass?

PM Netanyahu gives green light to advancing 'Muezzin Law' during upcoming Knesset session. Will the haredi parties support the bill?Ben Shaul, 3/28/2018, 2:50 PM

'Muezzin Law' returns - in a stricter version

Committee preparing bill that will impose a fine on noise in mosques and make it possible for police to ban loudspeakers.Ben Ariel, 2/20/2018, 6:13 AM

Deal between haredim and Arabs revealed

Report: Haredi MKs will oppose Muezzin Law, and Arab MKs will not vote on draft law. Sides deny a deal is in place.Ben Ariel, 1/31/2018, 3:44 AM

Haredi MKs announce intention not to support Muezzin Law

Shas and UTJ MKs announce they will not support Muezzin Law, 'We voted in preliminary, we won't vote anymore.'Mordechai Sones, 1/24/2018, 7:17 PM

Coalition to advance Muezzin Law

Coalition working to advance the Muezzin Law, which seeks to limit the use of loudspeakers in mosques.Ben Ariel, 1/24/2018, 5:12 AM

China removes loudspeakers from 355 mosques

Chinese citizens protest mosques' loudspeakers; authorities silence mosques as world turns a blind eye.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/4/2017, 11:23 AM

Mevasseret Zion residents fed up with muezzin

Residents of J'lem suburb claim that, since Temple Mount crisis, nearby mosques have increased the volume of their muezzin calls.Benny Tocker, 8/2/2017, 5:33 PM

Muezzin noise level raised to unbearable: 'Police do nothing'

Sleepless month of Ramadan: 'You can sit at home, turn on air conditioner, close windows and shutters, and the noise will still come in.'Mordechai Sones, 6/26/2017, 6:37 PM

Israel to Erdogan: You will not preach morality to us

Israel says Turkish President should not criticize the only democracy in the Middle East when he abuses human rights in his own country.Gary Willig, 5/8/2017, 8:43 PM

'Loudspeakers are part of competition between mosques'

Researcher Itamar Tzur speaks about muezzin's history, current use, and precedents for lowering the volume.Shimon Cohen, 3/20/2017, 11:05 AM

Israeli Arabs protest 'Muezzin Law'

Thousands of Israeli Arabs wave PLO flags during protest in northern Israel against the “Muezzin Law”.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/12/2017, 5:05 AM

Hamas blasts 'Muezzin Law'

Deputy Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh warns the Muezzin Law will face "stiff resistance".Elad Benari, Canada, 3/10/2017, 10:31 PM

Arab mayor orders to raise the volume of the muezzin

Baqa al-Gharbiyye mayor orders local mosques to raise the volume of the muezzin call as act of protest against "Muezzin Law".Dalit Halevi, 3/10/2017, 4:38 AM

Jordan blasts 'discriminatory' Muezzin Law

Jordan claims Muezzin Law is contrary to the peace deal between the two countries.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/9/2017, 5:14 AM

'Muezzin Law' receives initial approval

Two new versions of law banning use of loudspeakers at night receive initial approval from Knesset.Chana Roberts, 3/8/2017, 1:01 PM

Attorney General opposes 'Muezzin Law'

Attorney General tells Arab MKs the “Muezzin Law” could cause unnecessary unrest.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/21/2017, 6:38 AM

Abbas: 'Muezzin Law' could lead to disaster

PA officials blast approval of the “Muezzin Law” by the Ministerial Committee for Legislation.Ben Ariel, 2/13/2017, 5:14 AM

Ban on nighttime mosque calls to prayer gains coalition backing

Watered-down version of bill to ban use of loudspeakers for Muslim call to prayer gains coalition backing - but angers Yisrael Beytenu.Hezki Baruch, 2/12/2017, 4:48 PM

Muezzin Law amended to affect only nighttime calls to prayer

Muezzin Law to prevent disturbing of the peace by loudspeakers of religious institutions revived after changes allow for pre-Shabbat siren.Gary Willig, 2/2/2017, 6:56 PM

MKs Tibi and Glick agree to oppose muezzin law

At a panel held at Jerusalem campus of the Ono Academic Center, MKs Ahmed Tibi and Yehuda Glick discussed the controversial muezzin law.Hezky Baruch, 12/29/2016, 2:19 PM

Haredi party heads to meet with PM over Muezzin Law

MKs Deri, Litzman will meet with PM Netanyahu to discuss passing Muezzin Law.Chana Roberts, 12/26/2016, 1:25 PM

Police oppose 'Muezzin Law'

Police oppose Muezzin Law, say Arabs will take violent offense.Chana Roberts, 12/12/2016, 9:39 AM

Bitan: Amona residents want a crisis at all costs

MK David Bitan (Likud) says Amona residents originally suggested absentee properties but now they want a "crisis at all costs".Yoel Domb, 12/8/2016, 1:52 PM

Haredi pressure again delays Muezzin Law

Shas has put pressure on the coalition to further soften the bill that was scheduled for a vote today, delaying but not halting its passage.Hezki Baruch, 12/7/2016, 2:02 PM

Israelis back Amona

New poll shows support for Amona, the Muezzin Law, and annexing Judea and Samaria.Shlomo Vile, 12/7/2016, 9:51 AM

'If I were Netanyahu, I wouldn't sit with Jewish Home party'

MK David Amsalem (Likud) criticized Naftali Bennett for his attempts to pass Regulation Law, and also criticized the Muezzin Law.Uzi Baruch, 12/1/2016, 8:58 AM

Erdogan calls on Muslims to 'protect Jerusalem'

Turkish President urges all Muslims to “defend the Palestinian cause” and protect the Al-Aqsa Mosque from "Israeli discrimination".Ben Ariel, 11/30/2016, 6:16 AM

President hosts interfaith meeting on Muezzin issue

President Rivlin hosts a meeting between Jewish and Muslim leaders. “We can come to a solution without a new law.”Ido ben Porat, 11/29/2016, 3:29 PM

Lapid to vote against Muezzin law which 'insults Muslims'

Yesh Atid head Yair Lapid will vote against the Muezzin law as he claims noise ordinances already exist and the law 'insults Muslims'.Chezky Baruch, 11/29/2016, 10:27 AM

Im Tirtzu CEO files police complaint against Joint List MKs

Im Tirtzu CEO Matan Peleg says Arab MKs' incitement has boosted acts of arson throughout the country.Eitan Meir, Chana Roberts, 11/27/2016, 2:26 PM

Islam expert: Erdogan continues to support Hamas

Islam expert Dr. Ephraim Herrera says Erdogan continues to support Hamas, and that the Muezzin Law is consistent with Islam.Eliran Baruch, 11/24/2016, 5:34 PM

Shas MK: Don't infuriate our Arab brothers

'Muezzing Law will just agitate our Arab brothers; we need to talk out our differences, not issue bans.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/23/2016, 1:17 PM

Minister Litzman pulls appeal against 'Muezzin Law'

Law banning places of worship from using loudspeakers set to move ahead after compromise reached with haredim.Ben Ariel, 11/23/2016, 1:08 AM

Turkey: 'Muezzin Law' is an insult

Turkish Deputy Prime Minister says law prohibiting mosques from using loudspeakers is an insult to the history of Jerusalem.Ben Ariel, 11/22/2016, 5:14 AM

Mashaal: Israel 'playing with fire' in promoting Muezzin Law

Hamas leader says there will be no stability in the region if Israel passes law preventing mosques from using loudspeakers.Dalit Halevi, 11/22/2016, 4:14 AM

'Muezzin Law is a declaration of war'

Palestinian Authority leadership denounces bill to silence daily Muslim calls to prayer, warns its passage would amount to act of war.Dalit Halevy, 11/20/2016, 10:43 PM

Arab MK threatens to turn to Supreme Court

MK Ahmad Tibi announces intent to turn to Supreme Court if exception for 'Shabbat sirens' is added.Orly Harari, 11/19/2016, 9:28 PM

'We'll continue to say Allahu akbar'

Israeli Arabs take to the streets to protest “Muezzin Law”, vow that the call to prayer will not be silenced.Elad Benari, Canada, 11/18/2016, 9:03 PM

Justice Minister against muezzin law

Justice Minister says that instead of legislating existing law against muezzin, existing laws should be enforced.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/18/2016, 1:37 PM

Acre Chief Rabbi against Muezzin Law

Acre Chief Rabbi says issue of muezzin volume must be solved at local and not legislative level.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/17/2016, 8:21 PM

MK Yogev: Many Arabs are thanking me for the 'muezzin law'

MK Motti Yogev unfazed by delay in vote on "muezzin law", believes haredim will ultimately understand the bill won't hurt Shabbat sirens.Hezki Baruch, 11/17/2016, 2:43 AM