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News and updates about Nationality Law

Netanyahu to Bennett: Your compatriots are 'jumping ship'

While the Right staunchly defended the Nationality Law, Netanyahu derided Bennett, saying he was 'gambling' with Israel's future.

Netanyahu to Bennett: Your compatriots are 'jumping ship' player

Sa'ar: Nationality Law will not be changed or repealed

Justice Minister says he will promote legislation targeting those who employ, house or drive people in Israel illegally.

Sa'ar: Nationality Law will not be changed or repealed

Shaked blocks anti-Netanyahu bill, Nationality Law amendment

Shaked vows to veto bill aimed at barring Netanyahu from serving as PM, amendment to Basic Law defining Israel as nation state of the Jews.

Shaked blocks anti-Netanyahu bill, Nationality Law amendment

Supreme Court rules Nationality Law is constitutional

Supreme Court rejects all 15 petitions against Nationality Law by 10-1.

Supreme Court rules Nationality Law is constitutional

Netanyahu to Arabic-language newspaper: Nationality Law isn't against Arabs

PM explains that the Nationality Law is not directed against Arabs but rather is meant to prevent illegal immigration.

Netanyahu: Nationality Law isn't against Arabs

Arab MK: We will work to repeal the Nationality Law

Ra'am head MK Mansour Abbas clarifies he views the Nationality Law as racist and will work to repeal it.

Arab MK: We will work to repeal the Nationality Law

'Reject petitions against Nationality Law outright'

In Knesset response to petitions against Nationality Law it was argued that Supreme Court has no authority to criticize basic laws.

'Reject petitions against Nationality Law outright'

Attempt to amend Nationality Law falls flat

Knesset rejects MK Kamal-Mreeh's proposal to amend Nationality Law, as Blue and White, Joint Arab List, MKs avoid voting.

Attempt to amend Nationality Law falls flat

Israel Prize laureates against Nationality Law

40 Israel Prize laureates to petition Supreme Court against law stating that Israel is the Jewish people's nation state.

Israel Prize laureates against Nationality Law

Nationality Law to be taught in schools starting this year

Education Minister Rabbi Raffi Peretz says high school students to learn content of Nationality Law, debate which accompanied its passage.

Nationality Law to be taught in schools starting this year

Peretz: We will cancel the 'racist' Nationality Law

Labor Party chairman vows to repeal law stating that Israel is the Jewish people's nation state.

Peretz: We will cancel the 'racist' Nationality Law

Ayoob Kara: I'm really hurt, Netanyahu led me on

Druze minister explains why he resigned his post, says he offered loyalty but received betrayal. 'I never believed it would happen.'

Ayoob Kara: I'm really hurt, Netanyahu led me on

Gideon Sa'ar: I support the Nationality Law

Likud candidate comments on prime minister's statement that "Israel is not a state of all its citizens".

Gideon Sa'ar: I support the Nationality Law

Knesset Speaker warns High Court not to debate Nationality Law

Edelstein says Knesset will pass override bill if High Court debates Nationality Law. 'This is a battle for the Knesset's sovereignty.'

Knesset Speaker warns High Court not to debate Nationality Law

Shaked tells Druze activists Nationality Law to remain unchanged

Justice Minister says that Nationality Law will not be amended to include Druze concerns but promises alternative legislation.

Shaked tells Druze activists Nationality Law to remain unchanged

Natalie Portman decries Israel's Nationality Law as 'racist'

Actress Natalie Portman blasts legislation cementing Israel's Jewish character into law as 'racist'. 'It's wrong and I disagree with that.'

Natalie Portman decries Israel's Nationality Law as 'racist'

UN threatens Israel

UN Human Rights Council threatens to condemn Israel unless it receives clarification regarding the Nationality Law.

UN threatens Israel

Zionist Union MK resigns over 'Nationality Law'

MK Zouheir Bahloul submits letter of resignation, will be replaced by Moshe Mizrahi.

Zionist Union MK resigns over 'Nationality Law'

Begin: Nationality Law goes against spirit of equality

Son of Menachem Begin says Nationality Law offensive, but does not infringe on rights, praises government investment in Arab sector.

Begin: Nationality Law goes against spirit of equality

From the Israeli Press: Outflanking the High Court from the right

From the Israeli Press: Outflanking the High Court from the right

Bernie Sanders slams Israel’s Nationality Law as Trump-inspired

Failed Democratic presidential candidate claims Israel's ratification as Jewish State proves Trump corrupting influence.

Bernie Sanders slams Israel’s Nationality Law as Trump-inspired

Is Germany interfering with Nationality Law?

German finance minister meets with Zionist Union chairman, asking him how Nationality Law can be corrected.

Is Germany interfering with Nationality Law?

Druze MK: Efforts against Nationality Law should stay in Israel

Druze MK Salah Saad slams Arab push to condemn Israel for Nationality Law via the United Nations.

Druze MK: Efforts against Nationality Law should stay in Israel

First time: Court relies on Nationality Law

J'lem district court judge obligates Hamas to pay 5.4 million shekels to man injured in 1998 attack - citing clause in Nationality Law.

First time: Court relies on Nationality Law

Arab MKs fly to EU to fight Israeli legislation

Arab MKs take off to EU as part of struggle against Nationality Law. 'Important that world know about lack of equality and democracy.'

Arab MKs fly to EU to fight Israeli legislationplayer

Arab MKs seek EU condemnation of Israel

TV report: Joint List MKs to ask EU to denounce Israel over the Nationality Law.

Arab MKs seek EU condemnation of Israel

Abbas calls for international peace conference

Abbas revives diplomatic plan he presented at UN Security Council, blasts Nationality Law as "racist".

Abbas calls for international peace conference

Gabbay: Arab MKs are not traitors

Zionist Union leader says Arab MKs going to UN to have resolution condemning Israel does not rise to the level of treason, not a big deal.

Gabbay: Arab MKs are not traitors

'This is treason - time to put Arab MKs on trial'

Likud minister blasts plan by Arab lawmakers to lobby UN to condemn Israel over Nationality Law.

'This is treason - time to put Arab MKs on trial'

Arab MKs blasted by the opposition

Opposition MKs criticize Joint List over initiative to have Israel condemned by the UN General Assembly.

Arab MKs blasted by the opposition

Arab MKs pushing for UN condemnation of Israel

MKs from Joint Arab List meeting UN officials to push for resolution condemning Nationality Law as "Apartheid."

Arab MKs pushing for UN condemnation of Israel

A Jewish or democratic state?

Israel’s recent “national unity” law calls the country “unique” to the Jewish people. But 21 percent of Israelis are Arabs.

A Jewish or democratic state?

It's the Jewish State they hate

It's the Jewish State they hate

Barak: Proto-Fascist government must be stopped

Former PM Ehud Barak says general's warnings about similarities to 1930s Germany are coming true, Netanyahu must be stopped.

Barak: Proto-Fascist government must be stopped

50 countries have state religions, but only the Jews cannot

50 countries have state religions, but only the Jews cannot

Abbas blasts Trump: The slap of the century

PA chairman calls for unity against Nationality Law, vows to continue to pay salaries to terrorists.

Abbas blasts Trump: The slap of the century

Why the Druze should continue supporting Israel

Why the Druze should continue supporting Israel

Arab MKs to turn to EU over Nationality Law

MKs from Joint List to meet EU foreign policy chief, warn her of the "dangers" of the Nationality Law.

Arab MKs to turn to EU over Nationality Law

Arab MKs urged to resign from the Knesset

BDS organization calls on Joint List MKs to resign following approval of Nationality Law.

Arab MKs urged to resign from the Knesset

In Rabin Square, waving the wrong flag

In Rabin Square, waving the wrong flag