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Former Knesset Speaker Shlomo Hillel passes away

Former Knesset Speaker Shlomo Hillel passes away

Hillel, who died at age 97, served in a variety of parliamentary and diplomatic positions.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/02/2021 23:45
Knesset Speaker: Any Supreme Court ruling on the Nationality Law will be invalid

Knesset Speaker: Any Supreme Court ruling on the Nationality Law will be invalid

"The Supreme Court derives its authority from the Knesset, not the reverse."Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/12/2020 10:54
INTO THE FRAY: Edelstein draws a line in the sand

INTO THE FRAY: Edelstein draws a line in the sand

Edelstein drew a much-needed line in the sand against judicial intrusion into the sphere of the legislature and thwarted yet another attempt at the usurpation of both its autonomy and authority.Dr. Martin Sherman, 02/04/2020 23:44
Yuli Edelstein calls Supreme Court ruling 'attempted takeover of legislature'

Yuli Edelstein calls Supreme Court ruling 'attempted takeover of legislature'

Knesset Speaker explains why he chose resignation over Supreme Court ruling: 'I cannot be forced to do things I think endanger democracy.'Mordechai Sones, 26/03/2020 09:44
Edelstein: My conscience will not let me fulfill court order

Edelstein: My conscience will not let me fulfill court order

Outgoing Knesset Speaker refuses to carry out Supreme Court order to convene vote on his successor after announcing his resignation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/03/2020 17:16
Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein resigns

Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein resigns

In first, Knesset Speaker resigns, protesting Supreme Court ultimatum. 'Court's decision is gross interference, undermines democracy.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/03/2020 11:11
Minister Levin: 'Supreme Court is leading us to anarchy'

Minister Levin: 'Supreme Court is leading us to anarchy'

Tourism Min. Levin slams Supreme Court's Esther Hayut: 'She should involve herself in things she has authority over, not take over Knesset.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/03/2020 11:07
Supreme Court: Knesset Speaker must be elected by Wednesday

Supreme Court: Knesset Speaker must be elected by Wednesday

Shortly after submitting response to Supreme Court, judges order Yuli Edelstein to convene plenum by Wednesday to elect new Knesset Speaker.Mordechai Sones, 23/03/2020 22:56
Supreme Court sets veiled ultimatum for Knesset Speaker

Supreme Court sets veiled ultimatum for Knesset Speaker

Supreme Court orders Yuli Edelstein to hold vote on new Knesset Speaker - or else.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/03/2020 15:07
Report: Peretz sought to become Knesset Speaker - and was rejected

Report: Peretz sought to become Knesset Speaker - and was rejected

Labor chairman reportedly asked Blue and White to be appointed Knesset Speaker, but Gantz rejected the request.Elad Benari, 10/03/2020 06:27
The battle for Speaker of the Knesset

The battle for Speaker of the Knesset

Yuli Edelstein and Meir Cohen both have their eye on the prestigious role. Liberman may support Edelstein.Ben Ariel, 23/09/2019 05:41
Blue and White's first challenge to enter the Knesset

Blue and White's first challenge to enter the Knesset

Blue and White want to replace the Knesset speaker as soon as possible to prevent the dispersal of the Knesset.Michal Levi, 19/09/2019 21:32
Did Knesset Speaker scuttle Regev's bill as revenge?

Did Knesset Speaker scuttle Regev's bill as revenge?

Miri Regev says Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstien scuttled her 'Film Law' over ugly tensions between the two.Tzvi Lev, 18/07/2018 17:11
Edelstein to Continue as Knesset Speaker

Edelstein to Continue as Knesset Speaker

An overwhelming majority of 103 MKs choose Yuli Edelstein to continue in his role as Knesset Speaker in the 20th Knesset as well.Hezki Baruch, 01/04/2015 04:43
Legal Forum: Charge Ex-Knesset Head with Treason

Legal Forum: Charge Ex-Knesset Head with Treason

Legal group seeks investigation after former Knesset Speaker declares Israel a nuclear, chemical power.Maayana Miskin, 08/12/2013 10:22
Former Speaker Dies, ‘A Generation has Gone’

Former Speaker Dies, ‘A Generation has Gone’

Former Knesset Speaker dies at 100. ‘He had a long life, but it hurts that his generation has gone.’Maayana Miskin, 04/08/2013 14:34
"Israel Needs a Separation of Powers"

"Israel Needs a Separation of Powers"

MK Yuli Edelstein shares his thoughts after 100 days as the Speaker of the Knesset, exclusively with Arutz ShevaMaayana Miskin, 09/07/2013 15:47
MK: Arab MKs’ Incitement Has to Stop

MK: Arab MKs’ Incitement Has to Stop

Shas MK: Arab MKs are cursing Israel from the Knesset podium, it has to stop.Maayana Miskin, 26/06/2013 19:02