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Citizenship Based on Torah: Internalize It

Citizenship Based on Torah: Internalize It

Re-imagining citizenship in Israel based on the Torah. Op-ed.Yshai Amichai, 28/06/2021 11:31
Citizenship Based on Torah: The Alternative

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.Yshai Amichai, 13/06/2021 22:04
Citizenship Based on Torah

Citizenship Based on Torah

How can Israel reconcile vision of sovereignty across all of Land of Israel while still retaining Jewish majority? Op-ed.Yshai Amichai, 10/06/2021 22:57
Et tu, Ahmad—The illusion of Arab loyalty

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.Dr. Martin Sherman, 14/05/2021 16:00
42 MKs sign bill to revoke terrorists' citizenship

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.Hezki Baruch, 14/04/2021 11:33
The bike brigade attacks Jerusalem trash: A good citizenship saga

The bike brigade attacks Jerusalem trash: A good citizenship saga

Litter ignominiously mars many historic and military sites in Israel, as well as neighborhoods and highways. You can change that. Op-ed.Dr. Reuven M. Schwartz, 24/03/2021 23:59
Haredi media again praise Smotrich

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.'Yonatan Gottleib, 22/02/2021 17:00
'The liberals are attacking democracy'

'The liberals are attacking democracy'

'Global Elites & National Citizens' author: "The ideological struggle is between globalist cosmopolitans and the patriots".Yoni Kempinski, 01/02/2021 22:57
What is the high cost of keeping US citizenship?

What is the high cost of keeping US citizenship?

What are the financial ramifications of being an American expat?Douglas Goldstein, 15/12/2020 10:30
Germany loosens conditions for citizenship

Germany loosens conditions for citizenship

Germany announces two decrees to facilitate citizenship for families that fled Nazi regime.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 30/08/2019 18:27
Same fight for survival – USA and Israel

Same fight for survival – USA and Israel

Is this an alarmist position? Both countries have crucial, game changing elections coming up. Jack Engelhard, 17/07/2019 07:33
Amare Stoudemire granted Israeli citizenship

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.'Marcy Oster, JTA, 13/03/2019 20:58
Should I create an Israeli will, an American will, or both?

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

Do dual citizens need separate wills for each citizenship?Douglas Goldstein, 17/01/2019 06:57
Spain, Portugal naturalized over 10,000 'Sephardim' since 2015

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.JTA, 25/11/2018 12:21
Trump to end birthright citizenship in US

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.David Rosenberg, 30/10/2018 14:01
'A distorted and twisted judicial system'

'A distorted and twisted judicial system'

MK Smotrich blasts district court decision refusing to permit revocation of citizenship of bus bomber who injured 24.Ido Ben Porat, 19/06/2018 10:37
Spain extends citizenship law for Sephardic Jews

Spain extends citizenship law for Sephardic Jews

Spain extends by a year opportunity for descendants of Spanish exiles to obtain citizenship.AFP, 10/03/2018 20:38
Portugal grants citizenship to nearly 1,800 Sephardic Jews

Portugal grants citizenship to nearly 1,800 Sephardic Jews

A soaring number of Sephardic Jews acquired Portuguese citizenship in 2017.JTA, 24/02/2018 21:11
MK submits bill to strip terrorists of citizenship

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/06/2017 09:48
In historic ceremony, Panama Jews become Spanish citizens

In historic ceremony, Panama Jews become Spanish citizens

8 Panamanians receive Spanish citizenship under law of return for Sephardi Jews.JTA, 22/05/2017 14:29
Greek Jewish community hails citizenship decision

Greek Jewish community hails citizenship decision

Greek parliament approves decision to grant citizenship to descendants of Holocaust survivors.AFP, 18/03/2017 20:44
French MP: Israel is a life insurance policy for Jews everywhere

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.Chana Roberts, 12/02/2017 12:26
Car ramming terrorist's citizenship to be revoked

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.Uzi Baruch, 29/05/2016 13:59
Amendment to cancel citizenship of traitors abroad

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.Hezki Baruch, 24/11/2015 22:10
Govt to Strip Arab-Israeli Terrorists' Citizenship

Govt to Strip Arab-Israeli Terrorists' Citizenship

Minister Shalom asks to negate the Israeli citizenship of Afula stabber and Gan Shmuel car and knife terrorist.Ari Yashar, 15/10/2015 17:08
Spain Expedites Citizenship for 4,300 Sephardim

Spain Expedites Citizenship for 4,300 Sephardim

Madrid finally makes 'legal hell' of Spanish citizenship easier for thousands of Sephardic Jews after pending paperwork stalled.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/10/2015 16:32
Canada Strips Terrorist of Citizenship

Canada Strips Terrorist of Citizenship

Court removes citizenship from terrorist convicted of planning attack in Toronto.Dalit Halevy, 26/09/2015 23:50
'Barbaric Cultural Practices' Banned in Canada

'Barbaric Cultural Practices' Banned in Canada

Bill banning underage marriage, 'honor killing,' and bigamy passes into law in the Canadian parliament.Dalit Halevy, 21/06/2015 08:56
Spanish Citizenship for Sephardim 'Legal Hell'

Spanish Citizenship for Sephardim 'Legal Hell'

Attorney warns: historic move to allow Jews citizenship after the Spanish Inquisition is needlessly complex.Tova Dvorin, 14/06/2015 08:15
Australia to Strip Terrorists' Citizenship

Australia to Strip Terrorists' Citizenship

First-generation Australians fighting in Syria to be stripped of citizenship to prevent terror spreading, PM Tony Abbott announces.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/05/2015 08:05
Motions Filed to Cancel Terrorists' Citizenship

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.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, 16/12/2014 14:10
Interior Ministry Expels Terrorist from Jerusalem

Interior Ministry Expels Terrorist from Jerusalem

Interior Minister Gilad Erdan revokes permanent Jerusalem residency status of the driver for 2001 Dolphinarium attacks.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, Tova Dvorin, 23/11/2014 09:38
Bill: Revoke Citizenship for Incitement

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.Tova Dvorin, 09/11/2014 10:55
Thirty Israeli Arabs Found to Have Joined ISIS

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.Hezki Baruch, Tova Dvorin, 14/10/2014 12:32
Fatah Asks World to Cancel IDF Dual Citizenship

Fatah Asks 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.Ari Yashar, 05/09/2014 07:40
Confronting the Apartheid Canard

Confronting the Apartheid Canard

As long as the issue is ignored, the charges will only intensify. David Rubin, former Shiloh Mayor, 02/05/2014 09:08
Removing Terrorists' Citizenship is 'Totalitarian'

Removing Terrorists' Citizenship is 'Totalitarian'

Arab rights group presses Attorney General not to allow controversial deal to release terrorists and strip citizenship.Natanel Katz, Ari Yashar, 24/04/2014 17:16
Siblings Seek Status for Secret Palestinian Mother

Siblings Seek Status for Secret Palestinian Mother

Arab siblings from Lod reveal decades-long cover-up of their parentage, and seek citizenship for their real mother.Maayana Miskin, 16/02/2014 11:50
Legal Status for Children of Illegal Entrants

Legal Status for Children of Illegal Entrants

221 children get residency status. Interior Minister: Children shouldn’t pay for their parents’ mistakes.Maayana Miskin, 12/02/2014 11:05
World-renowned Pianist Gets Israeli Citizenship

World-renowned Pianist Gets Israeli Citizenship

Evgeny Kissin, two-time Grammy winner and activist in fighting for Israel, awarded citizenship at ceremony in Jerusalem.Ari Yashar, 09/12/2013 10:55
Russian Senator Resigns Over 'Israeli' Accusations

Russian Senator Resigns Over 'Israeli' Accusations

A Russian senator resigned after being accused of holding Israeli citizenship.Arutz Sheva Staff and AFP , 28/03/2013 04:44
US Debates Citizenship for 11 Million Illegals

US Debates 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., 28/01/2013 18:32
Jobbik Deputy Campaigns Against 'Israeli' MP

Jobbik Deputy Campaigns Against 'Israeli' MP

Outrage over anti-Semitic remarks in Hungarian parliament continued unabated, with Jobbik deputy calling for resignation of 'Israeli' MP.Rachel Hirshfeld , 30/11/2012 09:46
‘Birther’ Suit May Bar Obama from Georgia Ballot

‘Birther’ Suit May Bar Obama from 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. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 29/01/2012 14:31
No Citizenship for Traitors

No Citizenship for Traitors

The Knesset plenum voted in favor of the law in the second and third readings. Payments to Bishara finally cease.Gil Ronen, 29/03/2011 12:45
Fiery Arab Citizenship Debate

Fiery Arab Citizenship Debate

Cabinet debate on requiring would-be citizens & permanent residents to swear allegiance to “Jewish and democratic" Israel to resume on Monday.Hillel Fendel, 18/07/2010 20:00
Bill Hits Backdoor Immigration

Bill Hits Backdoor Immigration

A Knesset panel has postponed, until next week, debate on a bill aimed at backdoor Arab immigration via marriage. Opponents charge "racism." Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 21/12/2009 12:28