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Danny Danon to run for Speaker of the Knesset

Former Ambassador to the UN says current Knesset Speaker Mickey Levy should be replaced by a Likud MK immediately.

Danny Danon to run for Speaker of the Knesset

Knesset Speaker to make historic address at German Bundestag

Knesset Speaker Mickey Levy arrives in Germany to commemorate International Holocaust Remembrance Day.

Knesset Speaker to make historic address at German Bundestag

Another government defeat: Jewish Judges bill fails to pass

Knesset Speaker pressed the wrong button and the vote ended in a tie.

Another government defeat: Jewish Judges bill fails to passplayer

Yamina MK Nir Orbach breaks with party to oppose replacing Knesset Speaker

Decision means 'bloc for change' no longer has majority for replacing current Likud Speaker.

MK Orbach breaks with party to oppose replacing Knesset Speaker

Knesset Speaker: Our resurrection is the embodiment of historic justice

Knesset Speaker MK Yariv Levin opens Independence Day Torch Lighting ceremony.

'Our resurrection is the embodiment of historic justice'

Former Knesset Speaker Shlomo Hillel passes away

Hillel, who died at age 97, served in a variety of parliamentary and diplomatic positions.

Former Knesset Speaker Shlomo Hillel passes away

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."

Knesset Speaker: Supreme Court ruling on Nationality Law invalid

INTO THE FRAY: Edelstein draws a line in the sand

INTO THE FRAY: Edelstein draws a line in the sand

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.'

Edelstein: Supreme Court 'attempted takeover of legislature'

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.

Edelstein: My conscience will not let me fulfill court order

Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein resigns

In first, Knesset Speaker resigns, protesting Supreme Court ultimatum. 'Court's decision is gross interference, undermines democracy.'

Knesset Speaker resigns

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.'

'Supreme Court is leading us to anarchy'

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.

Supreme Court: Knesset Speaker must be elected by Wednesday

Supreme Court sets veiled ultimatum for Knesset Speaker

Supreme Court orders Yuli Edelstein to hold vote on new Knesset Speaker - or else.

Supreme Court sets veiled ultimatum for Knesset Speaker

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.

Report: Peretz sought to become Knesset Speaker

The battle for Speaker of the Knesset

Yuli Edelstein and Meir Cohen both have their eye on the prestigious role. Liberman may support Edelstein.

The battle for Speaker of 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.

Blue and White's first challenge to enter the Knesset

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.

Did Knesset Speaker scuttle Regev's bill as revenge?

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.

Edelstein to Continue as Knesset Speaker

Legal Forum: Charge Ex-Knesset Head with Treason

Legal group seeks investigation after former Knesset Speaker declares Israel a nuclear, chemical power.

Legal Forum: Charge Former Knesset Head with Treason

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.’

Former MK, Speaker Yitzchak Berman Dies, ‘A Generation has Gone’

"Israel Needs a Separation of Powers"

MK Yuli Edelstein shares his thoughts after 100 days as the Speaker of the Knesset, exclusively with Arutz Sheva

Knesset Speaker: "Israel Needs a Separation of Powers"

MK: Arab MKs’ Incitement Has to Stop

Shas MK: Arab MKs are cursing Israel from the Knesset podium, it has to stop.

MK: Arab MKs’ Incitement Has to Stop