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Avi Nissenkorn leaves Huldai party, will not run in elections

Former Justice Minister announces break from politics weeks after joining Tel Aviv mayor's new Israelis party.

Avi Nissenkorn leaves Huldai party, will not run in elections

Mandelblit says goodbye to Nissenkorn: 'Defender of judiciary'

Farewell ceremony held for former Justice Minister Avi Nissenkorn as he leaves office and Blue and White.

Mandelblit says goodbye to Nissenkorn: 'Defender of judiciary'

Nissenkorn resigns as Justice Minister: 'Survival of Israeli democracy is at stake'

"I did everything I could to stop the PM from destroying the judiciary - and I succeeded."

Nissenkorn resigns: 'Survival of Israeli democracy is at stake'

Yamina: No negotiations with Blue and White

Yamina party denies claim by Minister Avi Nissenkorn that he left Blue and White after learning of talks for joint run between the parties.

Yamina: No negotiations with Blue and White

Justice Minister leaves Blue and White party

Avi Nissenkorn announces departure from Blue and White party. Benny Gantz to make public statement tonight on party's 2021 election campaign

Justice Minister leaves Blue and White party

Blue and White denies internal conflict

Party denies reports of sharp conflict between Defense Minister Gantz, Justice Minister Nissenkorn over Likud proposal to avoid elections.

Blue and White denies internal conflict

Justice Minister signs extradition order for Malka Leifer

Minister Avi Nissenkorn signs order to extradite woman accused of sexual crimes against minors to Australia.

Justice Minister signs extradition order for Malka Leifer

Minister Elkin: There will be no right-wing bloc after elections

Zeev Elkin accuses Justice Minister Nissenkorn of undermining coalition agreement, says Bennett wants to be PM in rotation with Lapid.

Minister Elkin: There will be no right-wing bloc after elections

Arab MKs join forces with Defense and Justice Ministers

Arab MKs worked with 'Blue & White' MKs against enforcing construction offenses in Arab localities.

Arab MKs join forces with Defense and Justice Ministers

'Parent 1' & 'Parent 2' replace 'Father' & 'Mother' on Justice Ministry documents

Justice Minister says: "These parents & their families are families in all respects."

'Parent 1' & 'Parent 2' replace Father & Mother on gov't forms

Justice Minister Avi Nissenkorn does not rule out Bennett-led government

Nissenkorn attacks Prime Minister Netanyahu personally: 'He doesn't understand magnitude of COVID incident and economic crisis.'

Justice Minister does not rule out Bennett-led government

Justice Minister asserts haredim are to blame for COVID-19

Avi Nissenkorn: Reason for coronavirus is something that started in the haredi and Arab population, but is now in the entire country.

Justice Minister asserts haredim are to blame for COVID-19player

Nissenkorn blasts Netanyahu: He incites and divides

Justice Minister livid after Netanyahu says left-wing demonstrators protesting against are "anarchists" and "delusional".

Nissenkorn blasts Netanyahu: He incites and divides

Avi Nissenkorn: I'll push law to allow gay men to use surrogates

Justice Min. Nissenkorn promises to push changes allowing single men, gays, to use surrogate mothers.

Justice Minister promises to change surrogacy law

'I will not allow the justice system to be harmed'

New Justice Minister Avi Nissenkorn states that "there will be no overrule clause" as long as he holds office.

'I will not allow the justice system to be harmed'

Avi Nissenkorn promises: 'Police officers won't break into residents' homes randomly'

Justice Min. Nissenkorn promises to protect individuals' rights, ensure 'effective but proportionate legislation.'

'Police officers won't break into residents' homes randomly'

Knesset legal advisor: Wait for Supreme Court

Knesset Arrangements Committee convenes for special meeting following resignation of Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein.

Knesset legal advisor: Wait for Supreme Court

Six temporary Knesset committees set up

Knesset Arrangements Committee approves establishment of six temporary committees. Right-wing bloc walked out the discussion in protest.

Six temporary Knesset committees set up

Blue and White: Netanyahu instructed to disrupt vote counting

Blue and White MK Avi Nissenkorn heads to Knesset to "closely monitor the work of the Central Election Committee".

Blue and White: Netanyahu instructed to disrupt vote counting

Blue and White MK not ruling out outside support from Joint List

MK Avi Nissenkorn won't rule possibility that the Joint List would support Gantz government without joining it.

Blue and White MK not ruling out outside support from Joint List

Knesset immunity discussion docket: Six in one week

Discussions conditional upon Knesset plenary approving permanent Knesset Committee establishment next Tuesday.

Immunity discussions: Six in one week

Blue and White to convene Arrangements Committee

Committee chairman Avi Nissenkorn summons members to begin efforts to establish committee which will vote on Netanyahu's immunity request.

Blue and White to convene Arrangements Committee

Avi Nissenkorn: 'PM Netanyahu requested parliamentary immunity from the current Knesset'

Blue and White's MK Nissenkorn says current Knesset has responsibility to discuss whether to grant PM Netanyahu immunity.

'Netanyahu requested immunity from the current Knesset'

MK Mickey Zohar attacks: 'They want to bring down Netanyahu at any cost'

MK Miki Zohar: 'What does Blue and White have to show besides hatred for Netanyahu?'

MK: 'They want to bring down Netanyahu at any cost'

Edelstein, Blue and White's Nissenkorn to meet on Sunday

The two will discuss Blue and White's demand to form a Knesset House Committee to discuss Prime Minister Netanyahu's request for immunity.

Edelstein, Blue and White's Nissenkorn to meet on Sunday

Bill to dissolve Knesset introduced

Bill would dissolve the 22nd Knesset, allow for new elections to be held on March 2 after failure to form government.

Bill to dissolve Knesset introduced

Benny Gantz: We will not raise taxes

Blue and White party releases its economic platform. 'We will make big changes, not big announcements.'

Benny Gantz: We will not raise taxes

New Right: 'Histadrut leader is an obvious leftist'

Histadrut chairman joins Benny Gantz's new party, New Right slams Gantz for prioritizing connections over the average citizen.

New Right: 'Histadrut leader is an obvious leftist'

Jerusalem municipal strike ends

Municipal services resume in capital, following agreement to form committee to coordinate city's needs with Finance Ministry.

Jerusalem municipal strike ends

Israel strikes on Sunday

Strike includes Ben Gurion Airport, government offices, and municipalities, but excludes special education schools, public transportation.

Israel strikes on Sunday

In Histadrut elections, current leader beats Labor PM-wannabe

Final vote shows current leader Avi Nissenkorn with 62% vote, Labor MK Shelly Yachimovich with 38%.

In Histadrut elections, current leader beats Labor PM-wannabe

Histadrut may declare country-wide strike on Tuesday

Histadrut to declare country-wide public sector strike if solution to communications crisis not found by Tuesday.

Histadrut may declare country-wide strike on Tuesday

Hundreds participate in May Day

Histadrut Chairman on Workers' Day: 'We will continue to bring genuine social change for Israel.'

Hundreds participate in May Day

Municipal strike planned for day after tomorrow

Strike planned over refusal by the Federation of Local Authorities to pay workers a one-off bonus as part of a new wage agreement.

Municipal general strike planned for day after tomorrow

Histadrut Chairman Demands Unity Government

Head of Israel's workers' union argues unity government is only way to deal with challenges facing and division within Jewish state.

Histadrut Chairman Demands Unity Government

Minimum Wage to Be Raised to 5,300 Shekel

Fourth stage of gradual minimum wage raise program announced Monday, will take effect in 2017.

Minimum Wage to Be Raised to 5,300 Shekel

Minimum Wage to be Raised to 5,000 Shekels

Histadrut head and Manufacturers' Association president agree to gradual raise of 700 shekels completing in January 2017.

Minimum Wage to be Raised to 5,000 Shekels

Court Staff to Strike Tuesday

Legal services to stop in law offices, as well as some mail service, to push fledgling postal workers' strike toward a compromise.

Court Staff to Strike Tuesday, in Solidarity with Postal Workers

Postal Strike Ends

Mail services resume after interim deal. Negotiations to continue for up to 60 days - but the future is bright, officials say.

Postal Strike Ends

Hadassah Protest March Heads to Finance Office

Hadassah Medical Center workers continue protest over budget crisis and pay cut, MKs support workers at conference.

Hadassah Protest March Heads toward Finance Office