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'Grave mistake for court to rule on whether PM can form gov't'

'Grave mistake for court to rule on whether PM can form gov't'

Ex-Justice Minister says only the president can decide whom to entrust with forming a gov't. 'It's not me saying this; it's a Basic Law.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/12/2019 21:55
Israel's Nationality Law: What, exactly, does it say?

Israel's Nationality Law: What, exactly, does it say?

Claims that the law is not strong enough conflict with claims of racism and apartheid. What's the truth? Read the new law in full.Chana Roberts, 29/07/2018 00:06
Defense Minister's party won't vote for haredi draft law

Defense Minister's party won't vote for haredi draft law

Yisrael Beytenu party promises to vote against the law unless it is properly discussed and relevant changes are inserted.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/02/2018 18:48
Rabbis urge Netanyahu to promote 'Torah Study Law'

Rabbis urge Netanyahu to promote 'Torah Study Law'

Religious Zionist rabbis call on PM to push bill enshrining Torah study as 'basic value', protecting army deferments for yeshiva students.Mordechai Sones, 13/02/2018 18:17
Yesh Atid proposes new haredi draft law

Yesh Atid proposes new haredi draft law

Yesh Atid submits new bill expanding draft of haredi men, limiting exemptions given to yeshiva students.Tzvi Lev, 01/02/2018 18:48
New law: Allow PM to declare war without government approval

New law: Allow PM to declare war without government approval

Netanyahu promoting amendment which would allow him to declare war without prior government approval.Ben Ariel, 14/08/2017 05:12
Netanyahu: No intention to resign

Netanyahu: No intention to resign

Coalition Chairman says PM not involved in submarine and Bezeq affairs; Netanyahu did not intend to resign even in case of indictment.Mordechai Sones, 17/07/2017 18:21
They speak about nationalism and oppose the Nationality Law?

They speak about nationalism and oppose the Nationality Law?

Prime Minister criticizes opposition leader who spoke in Knesset against the Nationality Law: 'Go figure'.Mordechai Sones, 08/05/2017 21:49
Yesh Atid Takes on Netanyahu in High Court

Yesh Atid Takes on Netanyahu in High Court

Yesh Atid argues Basic Law: The Government renders PM's control of Foreign, Health and Communications Ministries illegal.Cynthia Blank, 12/07/2015 13:03
Knesset Approves 'Life Without Parole' Bill

Knesset Approves 'Life Without Parole' Bill

Bill to prevent more terrorist releases passes after months of controversy; law limits 'prisoner swap' releases.Tova Dvorin, 03/11/2014 21:09
Govt. to Discuss 'Jewish National Homeland' Law

Govt. to Discuss 'Jewish National Homeland' Law

A new law codifies the status of the State of Israel as the National Homeland of the Jewish People.Yaakov Levi, 05/06/2014 12:33
Netanyahu Promises Talmud Will Be Israeli Law

Netanyahu Promises Talmud Will Be Israeli Law

Netanyahu tells Likud hareidi leader Hebrew calendar will be official calendar of state in new Basic Law, Jewish law basis of legal system.Ari Yashar, 09/05/2014 09:49
'It is Impossible to Have a Bi-National State'

'It is Impossible to Have a Bi-National State'

PM vows to defend 'the right to settle in the Land of Israel' in new Basic Law to make Israel a Jewish nation-state.Tova Dvorin, 04/05/2014 13:02
Livni 'Will Oppose Israel as Jewish Nation-State'

Livni 'Will Oppose Israel as Jewish Nation-State'

Mixed reactions to Prime Minister's proposal to propose new Basic Law, as Justice Minister vows to oppose it.Ari Soffer, 01/05/2014 18:20
Basic Law to Define Israel as Jewish Nation-State?

Basic Law to Define Israel as Jewish Nation-State?

Bibi calls out those who use 'demographic threat' to urge concessions in Judea-Samaria, but oppose defining Israel as Jewish.Ari Soffer, 01/05/2014 16:44
Left Opposes National Referendum on Concessions

Left Opposes National Referendum on Concessions

Leftist MKs open fire on National Referendum Bill being voted on this week, which would let public vote on withdrawals.Ari Yashar, 10/03/2014 12:19
Referendum Law Approved for Second, Third Readings

Referendum Law Approved for Second, Third Readings

Law which would require Knesset majority approval to give away land is a step closer to becoming a Basic Law.Tova Dvorin, 12/02/2014 17:39
Basic Law Amendment 'Inspired' By Founding Ideals

Basic Law Amendment 'Inspired' By Founding Ideals

There is no contradiction between amendment to Basic Law, affirming state's Jewish identity, and democratic values, says Zionist think-tank.Arutz Sheva staff, 29/05/2013 17:08
Elections Will Extend Tal Law into December

Elections Will Extend Tal Law into December

Early elections will mean the Tal Law will stand until 90 days into the next Knesset.Gabe Kahn, 02/05/2012 21:10