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Gantz instructs advancing string of 'equality' legislation

Gantz instructs advancing string of 'equality' legislation

Alt PM instructs Blue and White to advance Basic Law: Equality, Surrogacy Law, and Basic Law: Proclamation of Independence.

New COVID-19 legislation to be brought for ministerial approval

New coronavirus legislation to be brought for ministerial approval

Ministerial Committee for Legislation to discuss legislation after it was softened by justice minister following public criticism.

Sweden bans smoking in public places

Sweden bans smoking in public places

Swedish ban requires premises owners to enforce law or face penalties, as government aims for a smoke-free country by 2025.

Legislative blitz: 900 bills submitted in 1 day

Legislative blitz: 900 bills submitted in 1 day

Individual MKs submit dozens of bills each as 21st Knesset begins to get down to work.

Presidential hug and kissplayer

Presidential hug and kiss

Eight-year-old boy helped inspire federal legislation giving terminally-ill 'Right to Try' experimental drugs.

Channel 20 bill approved in Ministerial Committee

Channel 20 bill approved in Ministerial Committee

A bill approved in the Ministerial Legislative Committee will provide commercial licenses for all designated channels including Channel 20.

'Black goat' to thrive again in Israel

'Black goat' to thrive again in Israel

Israeli government backs bill encouraging goats to graze in appropriate areas, aiding fire prevention.

Will the 'Shabbat Law' be approved?

Will the 'Shabbat Law' be approved?

Ministerial Legislative Committee to discuss the bill proposed by MK Miki Zohar on Sunday.

Extensive Counterterrorism Bill Passes First Knesset Reading

Extensive Counterterrorism Bill Passes 1st Reading

Harsher jail sentences and broader definition of terror stipulated in bill that collects all existing counterterrorism legislation one law.

Netanyahu: 'We Will Return Law and Order to the Capital'

'We Will Return Law and Order to the Capital'

PM Netanyahu began his Cabinet meeting with a discussion of the situation in J'lem, and the bill for stricter punishment for rock-throwers.

Hatnua Backed Controversial Bills in Exchange for Conversion Law

Revealed: The Trade-Off That Won Hatnua’s Support

Livni’s party agreed to back three controversial bills in exchange for govt. support for its own contested legislation.

Livni Seeks End to Imprisonment of Debtors

Livni Seeks End to Imprisonment of Debtors

Justice Minister wants to keep debtors out of jail. ‘Protect the weak, not the strong.’

Knesset to End Price-Fixing on Vegetables, Chicken

Knesset to End Price-Fixing on Vegetables, Chicken

MKs work to close legal loophole allowing stores, venders to collaborate on prices of farm products.

Mikvah Workers Outraged by Proposed Fine for Nosiness

Mikvah Workers Outraged by Fine for Nosiness

Female mikvah supervisors upset by proposed law that threatens 50,000 shekel fine for asking unwanted questions.

Bill: Let Children Change ‘Ridiculous’ Names

Bill: Let Children Change ‘Ridiculous’ Names

Appeal from child named "mourning" leads to law giving children a say in choosing their own first name.

NGO Watchdog: Don’t Fine Fake 'NGOs' – Expose Them

NGO Watchdog: Don’t Fine Fake 'NGOs' – Expose Them

NGO Monitor opposes bill that would put high tax on foreign support for anti-Zionists, proposes transparency.

MKs’ Experiment: Link Gay Rights to ‘Settler’ Rights

MKs’ Experiment: Link Gay Rights, ‘Settler’ Rights

Ministers seek to get “settlers’ rights” approved alongside gay and lesbian rights.

MK Struk Calls for an End to 'Administrative Orders'

MK Struk: End 'Administrative Orders'

Following police brutality allegations, MK urges end to British Mandate-era practice of imprisoning or distancing suspects without charge.

Labor Head Seeks Term Limit for Prime Minister

Labor Head Seeks Term Limit for Prime Minister

Yachimovich’s proposal would prevent Netanyahu from winning another term in the next elections.

Law Would Punish Anti-Hareidi Discrimination

Law Would Punish Anti-Hareidi Discrimination

MK Litzman hints new law would have criminalized the government's recent behavior.

Foie Gras Law ‘a Double-Edged Sword,’ Rabbi Warns

Fois Gras Law ‘a Double-Edged Sword,’ Rabbi Warns

MK’s bill on banning delicacy could be used to support European ban on kosher slaughter, French Jewish leader says.

Yesh Atid: No Civil Marriage Without Same-Sex Marriage

Yesh Atid Insists on Same-Sex Marriage

Yesh Atid says it will vote down a proposal to allow civil marriage if same-sex couples are not included.

Gov't Approves Bill Limiting Ministers to 19

Gov't Approves Bill Limiting Ministers to 19

Governance Law would raise minimum threshold for entering Knesset to 4%, pushing out small parties.

U.S. House Considers Jewish Refugees Bill

U.S. House Considers Jewish Refugees Bill

A bipartisan bill ensuring recognition of of 850,000 Jewish refugees displaced from Arab countries has been introduced to US Congress.

Left Tries to Knock Down Anti-Alien Bills

Left Tries to Knock Down Anti-Alien Bills

Several left-wing groups are working to put an end to ‘extremist’ legislation against illegal entry before it reaches the Knesset.

MK: Marriage at 17 Continues Circle of Poverty

MK: Marriage at 17 Continues Circle of Poverty

MK Gila Gamliel praises bill to raise marriage age, says it will help Israel’s economy as well as protecting minors.

Bill Raising Marriage Age Passes First Vote

Bill Raising Marriage Age Passes First Vote

A bill to raise the minimum age of marriage to 18 has passed a first vote. Proponents: Bill will defend minors.

Bereaved Family Benefits to be Law

Bereaved Family Benefits to be Law

A bill would outline the standard benefits for families that lost a child during IDF service.

US Congressman Introduces Visa Waiver for Israelis

US Congressman Introduces Visa Waiver for Israelis

Legislation introduced that would no longer require Israelis to obtain visas to visit the United States for tourism or business purposes.

New Hampshire Lawmaker's Nazi Salute Stuns House

New Hampshire Lawmaker's Nazi Salute Stuns House

A New Hampshire lawmaker shouted the Nazi salute “Sieg Heil,” at Speaker William O’Brien during a debate on voter identification legislation

PM Gathers Senior Ministers to Save Ulpana

PM Gathers Senior Ministers to Save Ulpana

PM Netanyahu gathered senior ministers Friday in an attempt to find a solution for the Ulpana neighborhood of Beit El.
















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