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An ecological disaster in the Judean Desert

Acidic water leaks into Ashalim River and Judean Desert after a Rotem Fertilizers reservoir gets breached.

An ecological disaster in the Judean Desertplayer

'His Experience and Wisdom Will Be Missed'

MKs from Left and Right say goodbye to former Yisrael Beytenu MK David Rotem, who passed away Monday at age 66.

'His Experience and Wisdom Will Be Missed'

Former MK David Rotem Passes Away

Former Yisrael Beytenu MK passes away at home in Efrat; led an impressive Knesset career before retiring prior to elections.

Former MK David Rotem Passes Away

MK David Rotem Quits Yisrael Beytenu

MK quits after three subsequent Knesset terms, against background of corruption scandal.

MK David Rotem Quits Yisrael Beytenu

Meeting Between US Envoy, Nationalist MKs Fails

Land of Israel Lobby in the Knesset issues apology Wednesday after meeting with US Ambassador Dan Shapiro goes south.

Nationalists 'Apologize' to US Ambassador After Stormy Meeting

Hareidi MK: Why Apologize to Reform Jews?

MK Uri Maklev thinks MK Rotem should not have apologized to Reform Jews, 'who persecute the Jewish people.'

Hareidi MK: Why Apologize to Reform Jews?

MK Apologizes for 'Reform isn't Jewish' Remarks

MK David Rotem opens committee by clarifying statements about Reform Judaism, apologizing for offense caused.

MK Rotem Apologizes for 'Reform isn't Jewish' Remarks

Leaders Slam MK over 'Reform isn't Jewish' Remark

Reform leaders in the U.S. slammed MK David Rotem for saying that Reform Judaism wasn't really “Jewish,” but a “different religion".

US Leaders Slam MK for Saying 'Reform Isn't Jewish'

MKs Request Investigation of Infiltrator Marches

Two MKs ask attorney general to investigate organizations involved in the recent marches by illegal immigrants in violation of law.

MKs Request Investigation of Infiltrator Marches

Knesset Committee to Discuss Applying Levy Report

2012 report found Israeli presence in Judea and Samaria to be legal according to international law, called for continued settlement.

Knesset Committee to Discuss Implementation of Levy Report

'Governance Bill' Passes Preliminary Knesset Vote

A bill limiting the number of ministers to 19 passes preliminary Knesset vote, after being denounced by the opposition.

'Governance Bill' Passes Preliminary Knesset Vote

MK: Traitorous Arab Balad Party Should be Banned

MKs from Yisrael Beytenu last week filed a request to prevent the Balad party from running in the upcoming elections.

MK: Traitorous Arab Balad Party Should be Banned

A-G Tells 'Equality' C'tee: Don't Discuss Arabs

Plesner Committee may only discuss ways of making hareidim serve in the IDF – not Arab Israelis.

A-G Tells 'Equality' Committee: Don't Discuss Arabs

MK Yochanan Plesner to Head Tal Law Talks

Coalition talks aimed at drafting a replacement for the Tal Law will begin next week; government wants to present draft within ten weeks.

MK Yochanan Plesner to Head Tal Law Talks

Terrorists to Lose 50% of NI Benefits

Knesset Welfare Committee approves bill for final reading. MK Agbaria to MK Rotem: You're the terrorist.

Terrorists to Lose 50% of National Insurance Benefits

Court Rejects Anat Kam's Suit against MK

Convicted spy Kam wanted court to force MK Rotem to hurry up and pass a law that could assist her.

Court Rejects Anat Kam's Suit against MK

Yisrael Beitenu MKs Hope for Migron Legalization

Members of Yisrael Beitenu tour Migron and express support for threatened community. MK Rotem envisions possible solution.

In Migron, Yisrael Beitenu MKs Hold Out Hope for Legalizationplayer

Arab Judge Refuses to Sing Anthem, Sparks Outrage

Nationalist MKs are outraged after Supreme Court judge Salim Jubran refuses to sing Hatikvah at Grunis' swearing in ceremony.

Arab Judge Refuses to Sing Anthem, Sparks Outrage

MK Rotem: I won't Help Jailed Spy

Anat Kam, in jail for stealing IDF documents, wants courts to force Knesset to speed up "Kam Law."

MK Rotem: I won't Help Jailed Spy

MKs Praise Court Citizenship Decision

MKs and political leaders on the right praised the High Court for its decision not to give PA Arab spouses with Israeli citizenship.

MKs: Court Citizenship Decision a Challenge to 'Democracy" Crowd

Lapid Prompts Shelving of 'Lapid Law'

Two days after Yair Lapid announces his plans to enter politics, the law named after him is shelved.

Lapid's Announcement Prompts Shelving of 'Lapid Law'

Officials Admit Extrajudicial Yesha Policy

Justice officials admit they have systemically targeted nationalists with administrative orders when evidence is absent.

Officials Admit Extrajudicial Policy in Judea, Samaria

Et Tu Hebrew?

Lawmakers have proposed a bill defining Hebrew the sole official language and define Israel as "the national home of the Jewish people."

Bill to Make Hebrew Sole Official Language

MKs Orlev, Rotem Lead in Zionism

MKs Orlev and Rotem are chosen by the Institute for Zionist Strategies as those who excelled in Zionist lawmaking.

MKs Orlev, Rotem Excel in Zionism

Rotem: Lieberman Is Innocent

MK David Rotem says Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman will beat the charges against him; describes the indictment as 'junk-bin' charges

MK Rotem: Lieberman Will Beat The Indictement Against Him

Rotem: Where Are Our Red Lines?

Any plans, proposals or maps Israel proposes must take Israel's maximal 'red lines' into account first, not the PA's, says MK David Rotem.

MK Rotem: Where Are Our 'Red Lines?' That's What Counts

Chief Rabbi's Letter to NYTimes

Chief Rabbi Shlomo Amar has found a way to reach Jews who otherwise would not hear his sermons: though the pages of The New York Times.

Chief Rabbi Amar's Letter to The New York Times

Conversion Bill Postponed

Compromise reached on conversion bill issue and discussion will be postponed for six months.

Discussion on Conversion Bill Postponed

Netanyahu Digs in on Conversion

Prime Minister threatens split in Jewish People if conversion law is passed; Chief Rabbi threatens split if it is not.

Netanyahu Digs in on Conversion Law

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."

Debate on Backdoor Arab Immigration Put Off to Next Week