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EU, Canada, Australia ask Israel to permit entry to PA citizens

The countries requested that Israel allow their citizens who are Palestinian Arabs to enter freely as Palestinians with US citizenship do.

EU, Canada, Australia ask Israel to permit entry to PA citizens

Knesset to vote on bill stripping terrorists of citizenship

Bill which has support from opposition MKs in addition to coalition passes its 2nd and 3rd reading.

Knesset to vote on bill stripping terrorists of citizenship

Knesset to vote today on bill nullifying terrorists' citizenship

Government's first anti-terror bill, which would allow terrorists to be stripped of citizenship, to be brought for vote in the Knesset.

Knesset to vote today on bill nullifying terrorists' citizenship

Deri seeks to strip 2 terrorists of their Israeli citizenship

Interior Minister asks AG to be allowed to use his authority to strip terrorists who murdered Avraham Bromberg of citizenship.

Deri seeks to strip 2 terrorists of their Israeli citizenship

Itamar Ben-Gvir to demand additional powers

Itamar Ben-Gvir has expanded his demands in coalition negotiations to include the power to revoke citizenship.

Itamar Ben-Gvir to demand additional powers

Putin plans to revoke citizenship of military critics

Putin plans new laws to take away citizenship of Russians criticizing military and long list of other offenses.

Putin plans to revoke citizenship of military critics

Sanctions eased on rabbi charged in Abramovich citizenship case

Portuguese court loosens rules for rabbi charged with filing false citizenship applications for people claiming Sephardic ancestry.

Sanctions eased on rabbi charged in Abramovich citizenship case

Woman to be knighted for helping Jews get Spanish citizenship

Seattle resident Doreen Alhadeff, the 1st Jew to be granted Spanish citizenship under 2015 law, to be inducted into order of Queen Isabella.

Woman to be knighted for helping Jews get Spanish citizenship

Supreme Court okays revoking terrorists' citizenship

Israel's Supreme Court okays revoking citizenship of those convicted of harming State security, paving the way for government action.

Supreme Court okays revoking terrorists' citizenship

Particularism or Universalism?

Are the citizens of Israel entitled to preserve their ethnic and religious makeup as well as their culture? And who is to decide? Opinion.

Particularism or Universalism?

Portugal opens inquiry into Roman Abramovich’s citizenship

Agency that granted Russian-Israeli billionaire Portuguese citizenship now investigating "possible irregularity" in application.

Portugal opens inquiry into Roman Abramovich’s citizenship

The most important conversation the Jewish world needs to have

Shared peoplehood does not negate the particular compact of citizenship between Israel’s government and its citizens alone. Op-ed.

The most important conversation the Jewish world needs to have

Sephardic New Yorkers: Spain is breaking promise of citizenship

With thousands of applications rejected and more placed on hold, some New Yorkers with Sephardic roots accuse Spain of breaking its promise.

Sephardic New Yorkers: Spain is breaking promise of citizenship

US politicians decry Sephardi Spanish citizenship rejections

Responding to allegations that thousands of applications were rejected in 2021, lawmakers ask Spanish president to investigate.

US politicians decry Sephardi Spanish citizenship rejections

Why Spain is rejecting Jewish law of return citizenship requests

Spain reportedly tightening process offering citizenship to descendants of Jews expelled from the country in 1492.

Why Spain is rejecting Jewish law of return citizenship requests

Towards a New Citizenship Law: Part V: Adopt It

Once, it was considered something of a curse to be a Jew, but being God’s people should always remain an immense privilege and blessing.Oped

Towards a New Citizenship Law: Part V: Adopt It

Citizenship Based on Torah: Understand It

Understanding the importance of citizenship based on Torah principles. Op-ed.

Citizenship Based on Torah: Understand It

Citizenship Based on Torah: Internalize It

Re-imagining citizenship in Israel based on the Torah. Op-ed.

Citizenship Based on Torah: Internalize It

Citizenship Based on Torah: The Alternative

Citizenship is not discussed in the Torah - because the issue was rather clear: The Israelites were the citizens of the Land. Op-ed.

Citizenship Based on Torah: The Alternative

Citizenship Based on Torah

How can Israel reconcile vision of sovereignty across all of Land of Israel while still retaining Jewish majority? Op-ed.

Citizenship Based on Torah

Et tu, Ahmad—The illusion of Arab loyalty

The situation can not be seen as one centering on the question of individual rights but of collective survival—and must be treated as such.

Et tu, Ahmad—The illusion of Arab loyalty

42 MKs sign bill to revoke terrorists' citizenship

MKs from most Knesset parties sign bill to strip citizenship or residency from terrorists who receive funding from Palestinian Authority.

42 MKs sign bill to revoke terrorists' citizenship

The bike brigade attacks Jerusalem trash: A citizenship saga

Litter ignominiously mars many historic and military sites in Israel, as well as neighborhoods and highways. You can change that. Op-ed.

The bike brigade attacks Jerusalem trash: A citizenship saga

Haredi media again praise Smotrich

Haredi media: 'Smotrich proves that when it comes to accessibility and efficiency for the ordinary citizen - he has no substitute.'

Haredi media again praise Smotrich

'The liberals are attacking democracy'

'Global Elites & National Citizens' author: "The ideological struggle is between globalist cosmopolitans and the patriots".

'The liberals are attacking democracy'

What is the high cost of keeping US citizenship?

What are the financial ramifications of being an American expat?

What is the high cost of keeping US citizenship?

Germany loosens conditions for citizenship

Germany announces two decrees to facilitate citizenship for families that fled Nazi regime.

Germany loosens conditions for citizenship

Same fight for survival – USA and Israel

Same fight for survival – USA and Israel

Amare Stoudemire granted Israeli citizenship

Former NBA star receives his official Israel identity card in a ceremony at the Interior Ministry. 'A very exciting moment for me.'

Amare Stoudemire granted Israeli citizenship

Should I create an Israeli will, an American will, or both?

Do dual citizens need separate wills for each citizenship?

Should I create an Israeli will, an American will, or both?

Spain, Portugal naturalized over 10,000 'Sephardim' since 2015

Since 2015, Spain and Portugal have naturalized more than 10,000 people who applied after for citizenship based on their Jewish ancestry.

Spain, Portugal naturalized over 10,000 'Sephardim' since 2015

Trump to end birthright citizenship in US

President Trump preparing executive order ending automatic citizenship to babies born on US soil if parents have no legal status.

Trump to end birthright citizenship in US

'A distorted and twisted judicial system'

MK Smotrich blasts district court decision refusing to permit revocation of citizenship of bus bomber who injured 24.

'A distorted and twisted judicial system'

Spain extends citizenship law for Sephardic Jews

Spain extends by a year opportunity for descendants of Spanish exiles to obtain citizenship.

Spain extends citizenship law for Sephardic Jews

Portugal grants citizenship to nearly 1,800 Sephardic Jews

A soaring number of Sephardic Jews acquired Portuguese citizenship in 2017.

Portugal grants citizenship to nearly 1,800 Sephardic Jews

MK submits bill to strip terrorists of citizenship

In a landmark bill, Yisrael Beytenu MK proposes stripping terrorists and their families of any citizenship, residency, and permits.

MK submits bill to strip terrorists of citizenship

In historic ceremony, Panama Jews become Spanish citizens

8 Panamanians receive Spanish citizenship under law of return for Sephardi Jews.

In historic ceremony, Panama Jews become Spanish citizens

Greek Jewish community hails citizenship decision

Greek parliament approves decision to grant citizenship to descendants of Holocaust survivors.

Greek Jewish community hails citizenship decision

French MP: Israel is a life insurance policy for Jews everywhere

French-Jewish MP reminds Marine Le Pen of her father's convictions, says Europe owes a huge debt to Jews for actions during Holocaust.

French MP: Israel is a life insurance policy for Jews everywhere

Car ramming terrorist's citizenship to be revoked

Allaa Rayid Ahmad Ziyud rammed his car into soldiers and pedestrians in October; now, he will no longer be an Israeli.

Car ramming terrorist's citizenship to be revoked

Amendment to cancel citizenship of traitors abroad

Minister Shalom advances amendment to citizenship law, to take action against betrayers of Israel even if they are not present.

Amendment to cancel citizenship of traitors abroad

Gov't Moves to Strip Arab-Israeli Terrorists' Citizenship

Minister Shalom asks to negate the Israeli citizenship of Afula stabber and Gan Shmuel car and knife terrorist.

Gov't Moves to Strip Arab-Israeli Terrorists' Citizenship

Spain Expedites Citizenship for 4,300 Sephardic Jews

Madrid finally makes 'legal hell' of Spanish citizenship easier for thousands of Sephardic Jews after pending paperwork stalled.

Spain Expedites Citizenship for 4,300 Sephardic Jews

For the First Time, Canada Strips Terrorist of Citizenship

Court removes citizenship from terrorist convicted of planning attack in Toronto.

For the First Time, Canada Strips Terrorist of Citizenship

'Barbaric Cultural Practices' Banned in Canada

Bill banning underage marriage, 'honor killing,' and bigamy passes into law in the Canadian parliament.

'Barbaric Cultural Practices' Banned in Canada

Spanish Citizenship for Sephardic Jews is 'Legal Hell'

Attorney warns: historic move to allow Jews citizenship after the Spanish Inquisition is needlessly complex.

Spanish Citizenship for Sephardic Jews is 'Legal Hell'

Australia to Strip Terrorists' Citizenship

First-generation Australians fighting in Syria to be stripped of citizenship to prevent terror spreading, PM Tony Abbott announces.

Australia to Strip Terrorists' Citizenship

More Motions Filed to Cancel Terrorists' Citizenship

Three terrorists' residency statuses at stake, Interior Minister Gilad Erdan says, including man responsible for 2012 Tel Aviv bus bomb.

More Motions Filed to Cancel Terrorists' Citizenship

Interior Ministry Revokes Terrorist's Permanent Residency Permit

Interior Minister Gilad Erdan revokes permanent Jerusalem residency status of the driver for 2001 Dolphinarium attacks.

Interior Ministry Revokes Terrorist's Permanent Residency Permit

Bill: Revoke Citizenship for Incitement

Bill to revoke citizenship for calling for Israel's destruction could become the most stringent application of revocation in the West.

Bill: Revoke Citizenship for Incitement

Thirty Israeli Arabs Found to Have Joined ISIS

ISIS-related incidents explode in Israel; one minister pushes to revoke citizenship of all Israelis involved with terror group.

Thirty Israeli Arabs Found to Have Joined ISIS

Fatah Calls on World to Cancel IDF Dual Citizenship

Fatah leader says nations being asked to remove citizenship of Israeli soldiers who 'attacked the Palestinian nation' in Gaza op.

Fatah Calls on World to Cancel IDF Dual Citizenship

NGO: Removing Arab Terrorists' Citizenship is 'Totalitarian'

Arab rights group presses Attorney General not to allow controversial deal to release terrorists and strip citizenship.

NGO: Removing Arab Terrorists' Citizenship is 'Totalitarian'

Siblings Seek Citizenship for Secret Palestinian Mother

Arab siblings from Lod reveal decades-long cover-up of their parentage, and seek citizenship for their real mother.

Siblings Seek Citizenship for Secret Palestinian Mother

Legal Status for Children of Illegal Entrants

221 children get residency status. Interior Minister: Children shouldn’t pay for their parents’ mistakes.

Legal Status for Children of Illegal Entrants

World-renowned Pianist Receives Israeli Citizenship

Evgeny Kissin, two-time Grammy winner and activist in fighting for Israel, awarded citizenship at ceremony in Jerusalem.

World-renowned Pianist Receives Israeli Citizenship

Russian Senator Resigns Over Israeli Citizenship Accusations

A Russian senator resigned after being accused of holding Israeli citizenship.

Russian Senator Resigns Over Israeli Citizenship Accusations

US Debates Pathway to Citizenship for 11 Million Illegals

Eight US lawmakers unveiled a plan that would provide a pathway to citizenship for 11 million illegal immigrants living in the US.

US Debates Pathway to Citizenship for 11 Million Illegals

Neo-Nazi Hungarian Deputy Calls for Resignation of 'Israeli' MP

Outrage over anti-Semitic remarks in Hungarian parliament continued unabated, with Jobbik deputy calling for resignation of 'Israeli' MP.

Neo-Nazi Hungarian Deputy Calls for Resignation of 'Israeli' MP

Obama’s Birthplace Question May Boot Him Off Georgia Ballot

“Birthers” have asked a Georgia court to bar President Barack Obama from the ballot unless he proves he was born in the United States.

Obama’s Birthplace Question May Boot Him Off Georgia Ballot