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Religious parties demand Law of Return be changed

Amended law would only grant citizenship to halachic Jews.

Religious parties demand Law of Return be changed

'MK who calls to abolish flag, national anthem, Law of Return should not be in Knesset'

MK Simcha Rotman reacts to Balad leader MK Sami Abou Shahadeh's call to change Israeli flag, national anthem and cancel Law of Return.

'No place in Knesset for MK who is against flag, anthem'

Interior Minister Shaked: Israel is national home of the Jewish people above all

Minister rebuffs criticism of not accepting more Ukrainian refugees, tells opponents to consider long-term implications.

Israel is the national home of the Jewish people above all

Amend the Law of Return

What interest of the Jewish people is advanced by pretending that Gentiles are quasi-Jews, “traditional” but not religious? Opinion.

Amend the Law of Return

Interior Minister: Israel has taken in 1555 refugees

Interior Minister Ayelet Shaked has announced the arrival of another group of refugees from the Ukraine War.

Interior Minister: Israel has taken in 1555 refugees

The Naqba dynamic: A sobering analysis of Arab-Jewish relations

The fundamental Arab goal is complete de-Zionization of Israel, meaning canceling the Law of Return and the Jewish Nation-State Law.Op-ed

The Naqba dynamic: A sobering analysis of Arab-Jewish relations

Kahana proposes deal: Consular marriages in exchange for Law of Return reform

Religious Affairs Minister vetoes bill to recognize marriages at foreign consulates in Israel, but proposes deal to salvage bill.

Consular marriages in exchange for Law of Return reform

Supreme Ct petition: Govt 'overriding Law of Return' to enable mass non-Jewish immigration

"If the general public knew what was going on, there would be a massive outcry."

Govt 'overriding Law of Return' to enable non-Jewish immigration

Interior Minister Ayelet Shaked: We won't let Supreme Court reinterpret the Law of Return

Supreme Court ruled that the non-Jewish widow of someone entitled to citizenship may claim citizenship for herself.

Shaked: We won't let Supreme Court reinterpret Law of Return

Becoming a Jew cannot be taken lightly

The danger is that Reform and Conservative conversions would allow fast-tracking naturalization of foreign laborers in Israel.Opinion.

Becoming a Jew cannot be taken lightly

Interior Minister Aryeh Deri: Knesset, not Supreme Court, must rule on conversion

Supreme Court has denied extension to government to rule on Reform, Conservative conversions.

Aryeh Deri: Knesset, not Supreme Court, must rule on conversion

Knesset discussion of Law of Return amendment delayed

MK Smotrich agrees to delay debate on amendment, says future of Jewish nation more important than politics. 'I'll work to advance this law.'

Discussion of Law of Return amendment delayed

'The Law of Return was only intended to bring Jews to Israel'

MK Smotrich defends his proposed amendment to the Law of Return, pushing back on criticism from Yisrael Beytenu.

'The Law of Return was only intended to bring Jews to Israel'

Amendment to Law of Return to be debated in Knesset

Haredi MK praises MK Smotrich's amendment to Law of Return, calls on religious, national, MKs to support bill.

Amendment to Law of Return to be debated in Knesset

At least 25% of applicants for Spain 'Law of Return' not Jewish

Report says that 52,823 of 153,767 applicants came from Latin American countries - whose combined Jewish population is smaller than 10,000.

At least 25% of applicants for Spain 'Law of Return' not Jewish

Myths and facts on the Nakba

Myths and facts on the Nakba

'Require restaurants to close on Tisha B'Av'

Former judge views Tisha B'Av fast as testimony to Jewish continuity in exile, 'Authorities shouldn't permit opening leisure establishments'

'Require restaurants to close on Tisha B'Av'

American immigrant denied citizenship over Temple Mount visit

American oleh's citizenship application was denied over arrest on Temple Mount. Police have since closed case, problem solved.

American immigrant denied citizenship over Temple Mount visit

'Ugandan Jews' recognized for aliyah

Abayudaya community not halakhically Jewish, but can now qualify for Law of Return after Jewish Agency recognition.

'Jews of Uganda' get official recognition for aliyah

Leftist Civics Czar Gets Boot

Education Ministry tells Adar Cohen he won’t get tenure. A victory for nationalist-Zionist forces.

Leftist Civics Czar Gets Boot

Eldad: Government Failed 'Most Basic Zionist Test'

MK Aryeh Eldad says the coalition failed in Zionist leadership by opposing his motion to elevate the Law of Return to Basic Law

Eldad: Government Failed 'Most Basic Zionist Test'