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Former ministers express support for Ya'alon

21 former Israeli ministers issue a statement in support of Defense Minister and his position on the shooting of neutralized terrorists.

Former ministers express support for Ya'alon

Meir Sheetrit Resigns from Hatnua

Sheetrit resigns Thursday, leaving just Amir Peretz and Tzipi Livni in the nearly-defunct party.

Meir Sheetrit Resigns from Hatnua

'Strike Limit Bill' to Separate Business, Politics

Bill cleared by Ministerial Committee for Legislation to ensure that companies cannot strike to protest wide-ranging political causes.

Shaked's 'Strike Limit Bill' to Keep Business, Politics Separate

'Israel has Lost the Media to the World'

Deputy Minister admits Israel losing the media war, but insists: 'it is our duty to build, just like in Washington, Paris, London.'

MKs Slam Media 'Hypocrisy' over Jerusalem Construction

Israel's Presidential Elections: The Candidates

The personal histories of the five remaining candidates for the presidency of Israel: Rivlin, Sheetrit, Itzik, Dorner and Shechtman.

Israel's Presidential Elections: The Candidates

David Levy Won't Run for President

Deadline to submit candidacies for president ends. Former foreign minister rules out candidacy due to lack of support.

David Levy Won't Run for President

Testing Bill Raises Questions on Medical Freedom

Bill, if passed, to mandate genetic testing for specific diseases on every newborn. But is it the State's right to decide?

Genetic Testing Bill Raises Questions about Medical Freedom

Daniel Shechtman Officially in Presidential Race

Nobel Laureate Shechtman garners significant public support, despite not declaring a political party.

Daniel Shechtman Officially in Presidential Race

Meir Sheetrit Officially in Presidential Race

HaTnua candidate vows to focus on domestic issues, e.g. socioeconomic gaps, and urges fellow candidates to do the same.

Meir Sheetrit Officially Contending for Presidential Post

Hatnua Endorses MK Meir Sheetrit for President

Hatnua MK Sheetrit endorsed by Livni, rest of his party, but still needs to collect signatures to make the cut.

Hatnua  Endorses MK Meir Sheetrit for President

Saudi Official Shakes Hands with Israelis

Saudi Prince Turki Al-Faisal speaks with MK Meir Sheetrit at conference in Monaco, but refuses invitation to visit the Knesset.

Saudi Official Shakes Hands with Israelis in Rare Meeting

Video: MK Plays Candy Crush Saga During Debate

MK Meir Sheetrit whipped out his tablet and played Candy Crush Saga. Unfortunately, the cameras caught him.

Video: MK Plays Candy Crush Saga During Knesset Debateplayer

Following Explosion, MK Warns Hizbullah

"If Hizbullah tries to do anything, it will be seriously hurt, and it knows it,” says MK Sheetrit.

Following Explosion, MK Warns Hizbullah

Genetic Information to be More Secure With New Law

A new law proposed by MK Meir Sheetrit will substantially strengthen security of information about Israelis in genetic databases

Genetic Information to be More Secure Under New Law

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.

Yesh Atid: No Civil Marriage Without Same-Sex Marriage

Biometric Database Test Project to Begin Tuesday

Despite protests by privacy groups, Israel will begin amassing biometric data on its citizens beginning Tuesday.

Biometric Database Test Project to Begin Tuesday

Knesset House Committee Approves Kadima Split

Seven MKs from Kadima will split and join Tzipi Livni, taking their funding with them.

Knesset House Committee Approves Kadima Split

Co-Founder: Break Up Kadima and Start Again

Avigdor Yitzchaki says Tzipi Livni should not be around.

Kadima Co-Founder: Break Up the Party and Start Again