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Peace Deal 'Moving Further Away,' Says Netanyahu

Peace Deal 'Moving Further Away,' Says Netanyahu

PM says PA's refusal to recognize Jewish state is a 'deal-breaker' for talks; calls for a strong government.Tova Dvorin, 11/03/2014 13:57
Expert: Governance Bill Changes Too Much, Too Soon

Expert: Governance Bill Changes Too Much, Too Soon

Political scientist speaks to Arutz Sheva on Opposition's resistance to the bill, why political decisions need to be implemented over time.Tova Dvorin, 11/03/2014 11:22
Knesset Passes Governance Law

Knesset Passes Governance Law

Amendment to Basic Law on the Government limits number of government ministers, raises electoral threshold.Gil Ronen, 11/03/2014 11:18
Shas Chairman Threatens Support for Withdrawals

Shas Chairman Threatens Support for Withdrawals

As opposition boycotts controversial debates, Deri threatens hareidi support for withdrawals as 'revenge' against Religious Zionists.Ari Yashar, 10/03/2014 15:44
Stormy Week in Knesset as Controversial Bills Loom

Stormy Week in Knesset as Controversial Bills Loom

Hareidi enlistment, land concession referendum bill and increased voter threshold all on the table - to opposition's fury.Maayana Miskin, 09/03/2014 11:18
Netanyahu Freezes Governance Bill

Netanyahu Freezes Governance Bill

Netanyahu freezes controversial Yisrael Beytenu bill in face of criticism; law would have raised Knesset threshold to 4%.Maayana Miskin, 15/09/2013 14:02
Lieberman: No Chance Peace Talks will Succeed

Lieberman: No Chance Peace Talks will Succeed

Ex-Foreign Minister: I hope I caused MK Tibi heartburn and an ulcer with Governance Law.Gil Ronen, 03/08/2013 21:12
Shamir: Governance Bill Allows Long-Term Planning

Shamir: Governance Bill Allows Long-Term Planning

Agriculture Minister explains why the Governance Bill is good for Israelis.Elad Benari, 02/08/2013 04:43
Hareidi MK Speaks Arabic, Tibi Answers in Yiddish

Hareidi MK Speaks Arabic, Tibi Answers in Yiddish

Amusement in Knesset as hareidi MK addresses Arab MKs in Arabic, Arab MK responds in Yiddish.Maayana Miskin, 01/08/2013 14:35
Lieberman: Bill Will Save Israeli Democracy

Lieberman: Bill Will Save Israeli Democracy

Lieberman defends the Governance Bill, ‘It will make Israel a normal democracy.’Maayana Miskin, 01/08/2013 09:45
Lapid Suspends MK for Abstaining

Lapid Suspends MK for Abstaining

MK Adi Koll went with her conscience and abstained on the Governance Bill, angering Lapid who suspended her.Elad Benari, 01/08/2013 05:44
MKs Show Their Anger with Silence

MKs Show Their Anger with Silence

Unusual silence in Knesset as MKs express their upset with Governance Bill.Maayana Miskin, 31/07/2013 23:26
‘Governance Bill’ Passes after Heated Debate

‘Governance Bill’ Passes after Heated Debate

Vote follows passionate debate. MK charges, ‘This isn't a law to strengthen governance - it's a law to strengthen racism.'Maayana Miskin, 31/07/2013 22:24
'Governance Bill' Passes Preliminary Knesset Vote

'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.Elad Benari, 09/05/2013 02:16