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'Reject petitions against Nationality Law outright'

'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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/12/2020 19:45
Attempt to amend Nationality Law falls flat

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.Hezki Baruch, Chana Roberts, 29/07/2020 14:45
Israel Prize laureates against Nationality Law

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.Ben Ariel, 06/10/2019 03:12
Nationality Law to be taught in schools starting this year

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/08/2019 01:39
Peretz: We will cancel the 'racist' Nationality Law

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.Hezki Baruch, 07/07/2019 06:52
Ayoob Kara: I'm really hurt, Netanyahu led me on

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.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/06/2019 11:49
Gideon Sa'ar: I support the Nationality Law

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".Hezki Baruch, 11/03/2019 04:35
Knesset Speaker warns High Court not to debate 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.'Tzvi Lev, 18/01/2019 12:37
Shaked tells Druze activists Nationality Law to remain unchanged

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.Tzvi Lev, 18/01/2019 11:40
Natalie Portman decries Israel's Nationality Law as 'racist'

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.'Josefin Dolsten, JTA, 14/12/2018 07:27
UN threatens Israel

UN threatens Israel

UN Human Rights Council threatens to condemn Israel unless it receives clarification regarding the Nationality Law.Ben Ariel, 23/11/2018 04:07
Zionist Union MK resigns over 'Nationality Law'

Zionist Union MK resigns over 'Nationality Law'

MK Zouheir Bahloul submits letter of resignation, will be replaced by Moshe Mizrahi.Chaim Lev, 17/10/2018 05:07
Begin: Nationality Law goes against spirit of equality

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/10/2018 17:04
From the Israeli Press: Outflanking the High Court from the right

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

After a stormy Knesset summer session that touched on the foundations of the Jewish State's raison d'etre, it will be especially important for the Knesset to go to bat in the playing field of democracy during its winter session. Einat Korman, 10/10/2018 18:31
Bernie Sanders slams Israel’s Nationality Law as Trump-inspired

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.Mordechai Sones, JTA, 10/10/2018 14:45
Is Germany interfering with Nationality Law?

Is Germany interfering with Nationality Law?

German finance minister meets with Zionist Union chairman, asking him how Nationality Law can be corrected.Nitzan Keidar, 04/10/2018 14:17
Druze MK: Efforts against Nationality Law should stay in Israel

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/09/2018 13:38
First time: Court relies on Nationality Law

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.Ido Ben Porat, 18/09/2018 14:47
Arab MKs fly to EU to fight Israeli legislation

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.'Yoni Kempinski, 03/09/2018 22:30
Arab MKs seek EU condemnation of Israel

Arab MKs seek EU condemnation of Israel

TV report: Joint List MKs to ask EU to denounce Israel over the Nationality Law.Ben Ariel, Canada, 31/08/2018 23:51
Abbas calls for international peace conference

Abbas calls for international peace conference

Abbas revives diplomatic plan he presented at UN Security Council, blasts Nationality Law as "racist".Dalit Halevi, 30/08/2018 06:44
Gabbay: Arab MKs are not traitors

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/08/2018 18:17
'This is treason - time to put Arab MKs on trial'

'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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/08/2018 10:30
Arab MKs blasted by the opposition

Arab MKs blasted by the opposition

Opposition MKs criticize Joint List over initiative to have Israel condemned by the UN General Assembly.Elad Benari, 27/08/2018 00:04
Arab MKs pushing for UN condemnation of Israel

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."Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/08/2018 21:11
A Jewish or democratic state?

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/08/2018 15:41
It's the Jewish State they hate

It's the Jewish State they hate

It’s not the Nationality Law, it’s the Jewish State they hate. Eric Ruskin, 22/08/2018 14:54
Barak: Proto-Fascist government must be stopped

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/08/2018 20:20
50 countries have state religions, but only the Jews cannot

50 countries have state religions, but only the Jews cannot

The ongoing worldwide condemnation of Israel’s Nation-State law paints a chilling picture of what the world really wants for the Jews, and for Israel. Robert Harris, 16/08/2018 21:05
Abbas blasts Trump: The slap of the century

Abbas blasts Trump: The slap of the century

PA chairman calls for unity against Nationality Law, vows to continue to pay salaries to terrorists.Elad Benari, 16/08/2018 05:42
Why the Druze should continue supporting Israel

Why the Druze should continue supporting Israel

As Israel’s Communications Minister Ayoub Kara proclaimed, “The State of Israel honors the loyal Druze community.” One just has to note the differences between the Arab and Druze demonstrations to see what that loyalty entails. Rachel Avraham, 15/08/2018 13:52
Arab MKs to turn to EU over Nationality Law

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.Dalit Halevi, 15/08/2018 03:35
Arab MKs urged to resign from the Knesset

Arab MKs urged to resign from the Knesset

BDS organization calls on Joint List MKs to resign following approval of Nationality Law.Dalit Halevi, 14/08/2018 05:44
In Rabin Square, waving the wrong flag

In Rabin Square, waving the wrong flag

They must have gotten confused. This is Israel, flag is blue and white with a Jewish star. Barry Shaw, 13/08/2018 22:16
Detailing PA involvement in anti-Nationality Law demonstration

Detailing PA involvement in anti-Nationality Law demonstration

Former IDF adviser on Arab affairs says PLO officials coordinated with Israeli groups to bring Arabs to demonstration in Tel Aviv.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/08/2018 16:23
'The Palestinians' goal is to wipe Israel off the map'

'The Palestinians' goal is to wipe Israel off the map'

Deputy Minister Michael Oren blasts PA's demand to expel Israel from the UN over the Nationality Law.Hezki Baruch, 13/08/2018 06:15
'Demonstration showed need for Nationality Law'

'Demonstration showed need for Nationality Law'

Druze for Israel Forum says Druze demonstrated with Israeli flags and Hatikva while Arabs demonstrated with PLO flags and chants.Shimon Cohen, 12/08/2018 19:56
A philanthropist's arrogance: “My Israel is dead”

A philanthropist's arrogance: “My Israel is dead”

Dame Vivien Duffield of the Clore Foundation castigates Israel in - where else - a Haaretz interview, and all because of the Nationality Law she does not seem to have properly understood.Dr. Inna Rogatchi, 12/08/2018 17:45
PM Netanyahu: We're in the midst of a battle with Gaza

PM Netanyahu: We're in the midst of a battle with Gaza

PM Netanyahu promises to bring quiet to Israel's south, emphasizes leftist protest underlines importance of Nationality Law.Hezki Baruch, 12/08/2018 12:17
Shaked rebuts Livni: 'Mere talk'

Shaked rebuts Livni: 'Mere talk'

Opposition Chairwoman ridicules Justice Minister: 'The national and liberal Right have become extreme nationalists'; Shaked fires back.Mordechai Sones, 12/08/2018 10:51
Standing up to Jewish leftist anti-Semitism

Standing up to Jewish leftist anti-Semitism

Jewish leftists, including Israelis, seek to depict a national conflict as a racial one. Yehezkel Laing, 12/08/2018 05:32
Right blasts leftist and Arab protest in Tel Aviv

Right blasts leftist and Arab protest in Tel Aviv

Angry reactions to leftist and Arab demonstration in which PLO flags were raised in the heart of Tel Aviv.Hezki Baruch, 12/08/2018 05:03
PLO flags in the heart of Tel Aviv

PLO flags in the heart of Tel Aviv

Thousands of leftists, Arabs, protest in Tel Aviv, many waving PLO flags.Uzi Baruch, 11/08/2018 22:27
Should the Nationality Law apply to Jews in the Diaspora?

Should the Nationality Law apply to Jews in the Diaspora?

How does the new law affect Aliyah?David Lev and Dr. Sam Minskoff, 10/08/2018 04:16
Nu — So Israel Is not the Jewish State?

Nu — So Israel Is not the Jewish State?

If Israel is not specifically a Jewish country, then leave the Jews outside Israel alone. Close down the Jewish Agency, and keep Sharansky and Herzog at home.Rabbi Prof. Dov Fischer, 08/08/2018 08:16
Haredi factions under attack for supporting Nationality Law

Haredi factions under attack for supporting Nationality Law

Eida Haharedit group angry at UTJ, Shas, for supporting Nationality Law defining Israel as a Jewish State.Tzvi Lev, 08/08/2018 00:16
'Druze are being incited for political reasons'

'Druze are being incited for political reasons'

Mandi Safadi, Chairman of the Druze for Israel Forum, says that the Druze have been given a "distorted" view of the nationality law.Jonathan Benedek, 07/08/2018 23:00
Hasson to Netanyahu: Do not hide from defending Nationality Law

Hasson to Netanyahu: Do not hide from defending Nationality Law

"The State of Israel needs a courageous prime minister who is capable of admitting mistakes and correcting them," charged MK Yoel Hasson.Jonathan Benedek, 07/08/2018 19:51
Knesset to hold special debate on Nationality Law

Knesset to hold special debate on Nationality Law

Despite its summer recess, Knesset will hold special debate on Nationality Law. Netanyahu says chance he will attend are 'very low'.Tzvi Lev, 07/08/2018 16:32
'You keep on tweeting, we'll keep on leading'

'You keep on tweeting, we'll keep on leading'

Jewish Home Chairman responds to former PM who lashed out at Jewish Home Party, 'the national tweeter with his daily provocation.'Mordechai Sones, 07/08/2018 11:31
'Bennett and Shaked threaten future of Zionism'

'Bennett and Shaked threaten future of Zionism'

Former DM: 'Vision of Jewish Home with man and woman heading it is racist and messianic, with their rabbis Lior and Ginsburgh.'Mordechai Sones, 07/08/2018 11:02
MK Hasoon attacks Shaked: 'Blatant meddling'

MK Hasoon attacks Shaked: 'Blatant meddling'

MK Akram Hasoon responds to Minister Shaked: 'Only in totalitarian and dark regimes did Justice Ministers dare intimidate Supreme Court.'Mordechai Sones, 06/08/2018 21:35
Barak: Time to 'go to war' over Nationality Law

Barak: Time to 'go to war' over Nationality Law

Ehud Barak calls on High Court to torpedo Nationality Law. Shaked calls Barak a 'coward' in response.Tzvi Lev, 06/08/2018 16:25
Yair Netanyahu launches attack on the Left

Yair Netanyahu launches attack on the Left

Prime Minister's son says Left hyprocrites for opposing Nationality Bill, says they are 'Bolsheviks'.Tzvi Lev, 06/08/2018 13:13
Controversial poet attacks again

Controversial poet attacks again

Yehonatan Geffen implicitly attacks Nationality Law, writes: "80 years ago there were a people who believed in the master race."Elad Benari, 06/08/2018 04:12
Expert: Argument against Nationality Law is 'contrived'

Expert: Argument against Nationality Law is 'contrived'

Dr. Martin Sherman, Founder & Executive Director IISS, speaks to ILTV about the opposition to Israel's Nationality Law.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/08/2018 22:54
Dichter says those attacking him are 'criminals'

Dichter says those attacking him are 'criminals'

Former Shin Bet head Avi Dichter says Nationality Law will not be changed, slams Druze protest for calling Netanyahu a 'traitor'.Tzvi Lev, 05/08/2018 20:04