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Ministers vote to dissolve Knesset

Ministers vote to dissolve Knesset

Ministerial committee backs bill to dissolve Knesset, paving way for full Knesset vote Wednesday.David Rosenberg, 25/12/2018 10:38
Will Netanyahu veto bill expelling families of terrorists?

Will Netanyahu veto bill expelling families of terrorists?

Ministers to debate Jewish Home-sponsored bill on Sunday that would allow Israel to deport the families of terrorists.Tzvi Lev, 15/12/2018 19:47
Netanyahu wins support for bill aimed at ensuring him a 5th term

Netanyahu wins support for bill aimed at ensuring him a 5th term

Coalition votes to adopt bill altering selection process for the prime minister, amid fears president could back rival MK over Netanyahu.David Rosenberg, 09/12/2018 16:14
Ministerial Committee approves bill against documenting soldiers

Ministerial Committee approves bill against documenting soldiers

Bill barring filming of IDF soldiers during operational activity approved in committee despite AG's opposition - but will be softened later.Hezki Baruch, 17/06/2018 14:57
Override Clause passes unanimously

Override Clause passes unanimously

Bill to curb power of Supreme Court passes unanimously in Ministerial Committee for Legislation.Uzi Baruch, 06/05/2018 13:42
Haredi draft bill passes first hurdle

Haredi draft bill passes first hurdle

Following compromise agreement between PM, haredi factions, draft exemption law approved by Ministerial Committee for Legislation.David Rosenberg, 12/03/2018 10:41
PM Netanyahu preventing sovereignty in the Jordan Valley?

PM Netanyahu preventing sovereignty in the Jordan Valley?

PM Netanyahu pans Knesset commmittee's plan to discuss bill for sovereignty in Jordan Valley.Hezki Baruch, 17/02/2018 21:20
On Sunday: Right-wing ministers' test

On Sunday: Right-wing ministers' test

Six ministers refuse to announce they will back bill obligating the government to fulfill promises to build in Judea and Samaria.Eliran Aharon, 30/06/2017 00:05
Conversion Law approved by ministerial committee

Conversion Law approved by ministerial committee

Immigrant Absorption Minister to file appeal against bill to ban private conversions to Judaism.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/06/2017 18:01
Bill to punish PA for terrorist salaries is approved

Bill to punish PA for terrorist salaries is approved

Ministerial Committee for Legislation approves opposition's bill to deduct tax funds to PA equal to salaries paid to terrorists in prison.Gary Willig, 11/06/2017 15:39
Bill to block leftist court petitions against Jewish towns

Bill to block leftist court petitions against Jewish towns

Ministerial Committee to vote on bill restricting standing on petitions against Jewish communities to those directly affected by case.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/05/2017 10:55
Deputy Attorney General opposes the Nationality Law

Deputy Attorney General opposes the Nationality Law

Attorney Avi Licht attempts to forestall vote on Nationality Law by Ministerial Committee on Legislation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/05/2017 21:10
'I won't let the Justice Minister hurt the coalition'

'I won't let the Justice Minister hurt the coalition'

Coalition chairman says it's 'a shame' the media still listens to Justice Minister Shaked.Hezki Baruch, 26/02/2017 14:10
Knesset members oppose Shaked initiative

Knesset members oppose Shaked initiative

Initiative to restrict gratuitous bills and strengthen parliamentary government supervision provokes stormy Knesset committee debate.Hezky Baruch, 06/02/2017 18:26
Bill to restore authority of rabbinical courts advances

Bill to restore authority of rabbinical courts advances

Ministerial Committee endorses bill to restore authority to rabbinical courts to serve as arbitrators in cases involving civil law.JTA, 05/02/2017 16:13
Shaked and Levin's legislative revolution

Shaked and Levin's legislative revolution

Ministers of Justice and Tourism initiate legislation limiting private legislation while tightening government activity monitoring.Hezki Baruch, 05/02/2017 11:41
Ministerial committee to discuss 'mosque law'

Ministerial committee to discuss 'mosque law'

MK Motti Yogev's law prohibiting houses of prayer from using loudspeakers to be voted upon by Ministerial Committee for Legislation.Hezki Baruch, 10/11/2016 02:07
Battle to save Amona: Waiting on Attorney-General

Battle to save Amona: Waiting on Attorney-General

Debate on proposed legislation to save Amona postponed as A-G Avichai Mandelblit asks for time to come up with better resolution.Nitsan Kedar, 27/07/2016 14:16
'We must stop phenomenon of children left in cars'

'We must stop phenomenon of children left in cars'

New measure to obligate kindergartens, day cares, to notify parents when their child is absent aims to prevent children being left in cars.Shai Landesman, 24/07/2016 18:43
Progress in battle to save Amona

Progress in battle to save Amona

Coalition party heads discuss possibility of delaying demolition of Amona homes until new adjacent residences are available.Ido Ben Porat, 24/07/2016 16:57
Committee won't vote on bill to recognize Amona

Committee won't vote on bill to recognize Amona

Prime Minister Netanyahu instructs Ministerial Committee for Legislation not to discuss bill to solve Amona crisis.Shlomo Piotrokovsky, 17/07/2016 16:08
New bill to combat incitement by tour guides

New bill to combat incitement by tour guides

Ministerial Committee for Legislation to discuss proposal to raise penalties for unlicensed tour guides; many tours give false information.Shai Landesman, 03/07/2016 10:57
Burn the flag? Pay the price

Burn the flag? Pay the price

Knesset approves amendment calling for stricter penalties for burning Israeli flags - 3 years in prison and 50,000 shekel fine.Hezki Baruch, Shoshana Miskin, 20/03/2016 19:03
Knesset approves bill against elections meddling

Knesset approves bill against elections meddling

Bill takes aim at foreign-funded NGOs subverting elections. Likud MK: 'in contrast to US elections, money won't defeat Israeli elections.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/03/2016 17:20
Loss for the Reform - Knesset approves Mikveh bill

Loss for the Reform - Knesset approves Mikveh bill

Ministerial Committee approves bill stating that public Mikvaot must abide by Rabbinic law, overriding Supreme Court ruling.Shoshana Miskin, Hezki Baruch, 13/03/2016 16:15
Could businesses be sued for opening on Shabbat?

Could businesses be sued for opening on Shabbat?

Amid ministerial meeting discussing whether to charge businesses for breaking Sabbath, tensions rise as spirit of Shabbat on the table.Raphael Poch, 08/12/2015 18:55
Two Zionist Union Bills May Limit Free Speech

Two Zionist Union Bills May Limit Free Speech

One bill would prosecute 'libelous' internet posts, while other would ban publication of names of IDF soldiers under investigation.Cynthia Blank, 19/07/2015 14:52
Netanyahu Buries Death Penalty Law

Netanyahu Buries Death Penalty Law

Slated to go before Ministerial Committee Sunday, death penalty for terrorists bill indefinitely frozen by PM's technical maneuver.Cynthia Blank, 12/07/2015 17:00
Anger at Netanyahu's Burying of Death Penalty Bill

Anger at Netanyahu's Burying of Death Penalty Bill

MK Sharon Gal claims Netanyahu's decision to bury bill requiring death sentence for terrorist murderers shows govt not serious about terror.Hezki Baruch, 12/07/2015 14:00
MKs Rally to Battle over Terrorist Death Penalty

MKs Rally to Battle over Terrorist Death Penalty

Liberman vows to show terrorists 'prison day-camp' is over, while Zionist Union MK says death penalty will just create martyrs.Cynthia Blank, 12/07/2015 10:03
Opposition MK Slams 'Farcical' Committee

Opposition MK Slams 'Farcical' Committee

MK Stav Shaffir calls for greater transparency in Ministerial Committee for Legislation, calls on MKs to prove 'loyalty' to Israeli public.Hezki Baruch, 25/06/2015 13:16
PM Acquires Veto Power in Legislation Committee

PM Acquires Veto Power in Legislation Committee

Netanyahu will have authority to strike down bills at ministerial committee that decides what bills will enjoy gov't support.Cynthia Blank, 31/05/2015 10:09
Ministerial Committee Passes Water Recycling Bill

Ministerial Committee Passes Water Recycling Bill

A purifier in every home? Bill to recycle sink, shower water for reuse passes in Ministerial Committee for Legislation.Hezki Baruch and Tova Dvorin, 30/11/2014 15:01
'Jewish State Law' Vote Postponed - Again

'Jewish State Law' Vote Postponed - Again

Vote on controversial law postponed for at least one more week; PM to present his compromise bill before original draft advances in Knesset.Tova Dvorin, 29/11/2014 21:28
Terror Victim's Assoc.: a Minister at All Funerals

Terror Victim's Assoc.: a Minister at All Funerals

Motion to only require ministers to attend specific funerals for terror victims 'discriminatory' and 'disrespectful,' TVA says.Shimon Cohen and Tova Dvorin, 25/11/2014 10:20
How Netanyahu Foiled Livni's 'Dirty Tricks'

How Netanyahu Foiled Livni's 'Dirty Tricks'

Loud dispute at Ministerial Law Committee after Livni scuttles the discussion on the National Law. Minister Uri Ariel calls it "sabotage".Hezki Baruch, 16/11/2014 18:50
Bill: Expand Hesder Active Service to 2 Years

Bill: Expand Hesder Active Service to 2 Years

Labor MK behind bill seeks to right 'historic distortion' of soldiers' rights, he claims, by scaling back state support for Torah study.Tova Dvorin, 02/11/2014 08:25
Bill to Criminalize Joining ISIS

Bill to Criminalize Joining ISIS

Justice Minister Tzipi Livni to propose bill to mark joining any 'non-national' military group abroad a crime, as ISIS hysteria continues.Hezki Baruch and Tova Dvorin, 25/10/2014 23:01
Bill Equating 'Price Tag,' Terrorism Falls Flat

Bill Equating 'Price Tag,' Terrorism Falls Flat

MK slams decision as 'racist,' despite inherent differences between terrorism and 'price tag' vandalism.Hezki Baruch and Tova Dvorin, 11/05/2014 14:48
Bill Banning Far-Left Non-Profits Up for Vote

Bill Banning Far-Left Non-Profits Up for Vote

Proposal to ban non-profits which 'act against the Jewish and Zionist character' of Israel could be a double-edged sword, critics claim.Tova Dvorin, 09/03/2014 09:55
Push: Regulate Pest Extermination After Poisoning

Push: Regulate Pest Extermination After Poisoning

Gross family poisoning inspires bill to regulate extermination. If passed, pesticides will only be distributed by licensed professionals.Tova Dvorin, 23/02/2014 09:58
'Released Terrorists Should Not Receive Benefits'

'Released Terrorists Should Not Receive Benefits'

MK Yariv Levin's bill to prevent released terrorists from receiving state stipends up for vote Sunday.Tova Dvorin, 16/02/2014 10:12
Ministers Reject Regev's Annexation Bill

Ministers Reject Regev's Annexation Bill

Ministerial Committee for Legislation votes down MK Miri Regev’s bill calling for Israeli sovereignty on Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, 10/02/2014 05:12
Approved: Bill for One Chief Rabbi in Israel

Approved: Bill for One Chief Rabbi in Israel

Ministerial Committee for Legislation approves bill unifying Chief Rabbinate. Bennett: 'This will unite the Jewish people.'Tova Dvorin, 19/01/2014 16:05