Citizenship Law

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Who was screaming in the Knesset in the middle of the night?

Who was screaming in the Knesset in the middle of the night?

Ayelet Shaked's last-ditch attempt to persuade rogue Yamina MK Amichai Chikli to toe the line failed dismally.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/07/2021 08:59
Rogue Yamina MK: I may run with the Likud

Rogue Yamina MK: I may run with the Likud

MK Amichai Chikli warns he may form new party if Yamina kicks him out, blocks his path to joining existing party.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/07/2021 11:52
MK Dichter explains why he voted against Citizenship Law

MK Dichter explains why he voted against Citizenship Law

Likud MK explains why he voted against the Citizenship Law despite expressing support for it in the past.Hezki Baruch, 07/07/2021 06:37
Shaked: The Likud is lying

Shaked: The Likud is lying

Interior Minister blasts those who voted against Citizenship Law: Amichai Chikli voted against the Jewish state.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/07/2021 04:33
Poll: Netanyahu erred in opposing Citizenship Law

Poll: Netanyahu erred in opposing Citizenship Law

48% of Israelis say Opposition Leader should not have opposed the Citizenship Law, compared to 33% who support his decision.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/07/2021 22:21
Shaked to Smotrich: How are you not ashamed?

Shaked to Smotrich: How are you not ashamed?

Interior Minister blasts Religious Zionism party peader for failing to support Citizenship Law.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/07/2021 18:07
'The Opposition hurt Israel's security - but we'll fix it'

'The Opposition hurt Israel's security - but we'll fix it'

Government to make another bid at passing Citizenship Law before existing law expires Tuesday night. 'Bibi and Tibi chose petty politics.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/07/2021 13:48
Meretz MK reveals Citizenship Law deal with Shaked

Meretz MK reveals Citizenship Law deal with Shaked

Arab minister says Shaked agreed to give 3,000 Palestinian Arab families legal status in Israel in exchange for passage of Citizenship Law.Hezki Baruch, 06/07/2021 09:52
'Netanyahu joined with Arab MKs to undermine Israel's security'

'Netanyahu joined with Arab MKs to undermine Israel's security'

Yamina excoriates former Prime Minister for helping to block law limiting Arab family reunifications in Israel. Rogue MK may face sanctions.Hezki Baruch, 06/07/2021 08:04
Knesset rejects Citizenship Law

Knesset rejects Citizenship Law

The coalition sought to extend the law preventing unification of Palestinian families by six months, but did not achieve a majority.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/07/2021 06:42
Citizenship Law crisis: Shaked in contact with Mansour Abbas

Citizenship Law crisis: Shaked in contact with Mansour Abbas

Interior Minister hopes offer of humanitarian aid to PA families will ensure passage of bill. 2 Ra'am members to oppose bill regardless.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/07/2021 20:04
Bennett Resolute: Citizenship Law to be voted on today

Bennett Resolute: Citizenship Law to be voted on today

Despite defeat in Arrangements Committee, PM Bennett determined to hold Knesset vote on Citizenship Law.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/07/2021 15:39
In defeat for government, Citizenship Law fails in committee vote

In defeat for government, Citizenship Law fails in committee vote

Bennett government suffers its first defeat as Citizenship Law fails in Knesset committee vote. Bill to proceed to full Knesset.Hezki Baruch, 05/07/2021 12:42
Will the Opposition help government pass the Citizenship Law?

Will the Opposition help government pass the Citizenship Law?

With just a day left before the existing law expires, the government still lacks a majority for passing Citizenship Law.Hezki Baruch, 05/07/2021 08:09
Netanyahu: Bennett & Lapid incapable of keeping Israel Jewish

Netanyahu: Bennett & Lapid incapable of keeping Israel Jewish

Former PM claims Citizenship Law inadequate for keeping PA Arabs out of Israel.Hezki Baruch, 04/07/2021 23:08
Local Likud heads furious at Netanyahu's intention to vote against Citizenship Law

Local Likud heads furious at Netanyahu's intention to vote against Citizenship Law

Local party heads in mixed cities say they'll be the first to suffer from influx of PA Arab spouses entitled to citizenship.Hezki Baruch, 04/07/2021 16:42
Final: Meretz will vote against Citizenship Law

Final: Meretz will vote against Citizenship Law

Current law expires next Tuesday. Government lacks a majority to renew.Hezki Baruch, 01/07/2021 14:13
The Citizenship Law and the threat to the Likud

The Citizenship Law and the threat to the Likud

MK Gafni warns Likud not to support Citizenship Law, demands they keep agreements to bring it down.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/07/2021 10:49
Poised to lose vote, gov't stalls on Citizenship Law

Poised to lose vote, gov't stalls on Citizenship Law

Insults traded at stormy Knesset committee session as government struggles to craft creative solution to Citizenship Law.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/06/2021 22:38
Germany passes new citizenship law for families of Nazi victims

Germany passes new citizenship law for families of Nazi victims

Law closes loopholes to make it easier for descendants of German Jews to reclaim German citizenship.Dan Verbin, Canada, 25/06/2021 22:52
MK Simcha Rothman: Citizenship law cannot give Arabs de facto 'right of return'

MK Simcha Rothman: Citizenship law cannot give Arabs de facto 'right of return'

MK Attorney Simcha Rothman tells Arutz Sheva why the Citizenship Law is a bad law that needs to be replaced, not extended for another year.Yoni Kempinski, 24/06/2021 16:41
Vienna-born Israeli 84, becomes first Jew to reclaim Austrian citizenship under new law

Vienna-born Israeli 84, becomes first Jew to reclaim Austrian citizenship under new law

New law allows those persecuted by Nazi regime and direct descendants to obtain Austrian citizenship without giving up current passports.Marcy Oster - JTA, 07/09/2020 22:18
Ongoing protests against citizenship law rock India

Ongoing protests against citizenship law rock India

India's parliament passes bill to let Indian government grant citizenship to millions of illegal immigrants - but not if they are Muslim.i24News, 26/12/2019 14:40
No To Unconditional Citizenship!

No To Unconditional Citizenship!

Minister Bennett's Plan for Annexing Area C is in need of amendment. David Rubin, former Shiloh Mayor, 14/04/2014 00:58
Citizenship Law Extended for Another Year

Citizenship Law Extended for Another Year

Law prevents Palestinian Arabs from marrying Israelis to gain residency in the Jewish state, a practice deemed to be a security risk.Tova Dvorin, 19/03/2014 21:47
Knesset Extends Marriage Unification Order

Knesset Extends Marriage Unification Order

Knesset extends order that prevents the family unification law from being taken advantage of for terrorism purposes.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/04/2013 02:42
Hotovely Praises Supreme Court on Citizenship Law

Hotovely Praises Supreme Court on Citizenship Law

MK Hotovely praised the Supreme Court for upholding Israel's policy of not extending citizenship to PA Arabs who marry Israelis.Gabe Kahn., 13/01/2012 11:37
MK Concerned About Arabs Moving to PA Areas

MK Concerned About Arabs Moving to PA Areas

MK Jamal Zahalka says Israeli Arabs who married PA Arabs may move into PA-controlled areas so their families can unite.Elad Benari, 13/01/2012 01:16
Court Rejects Appeal Against ‘Invasion’ Measure

Court Rejects Appeal Against ‘Invasion’ Measure

Supreme Court rejects a petition against a measure which prevents the unification of PA Arabs with their Israeli Arab spouses.Elad Benari, 12/01/2012 00:13
Lieberman Fulfilled His Promise

Lieberman Fulfilled His Promise

MK David Rotem believes Citizenship Law is the first of many future Zionist laws.Elad Benari, 08/10/2010 03:17
Ministers to Debate Loyalty Oath

Ministers to Debate Loyalty Oath

Proposed amendment to Citizenship Law would require all aspiring citizens to pledge allegiance to a Jewish state.Elad Benari, 07/10/2010 05:04