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Haredi parties split over coalition crisis?

Haredi parties split over coalition crisis?

Shas MK Yaakov Margi slams UTJ for sparking coalition crisis over draft law.Tzvi Lev, 08/03/2018 18:06
Shas MK Margi on haredi extremists: 'Sit on the serpent's head'

Shas MK Margi on haredi extremists: 'Sit on the serpent's head'

'They have to be hit in their pocket, stop budgetary flows; haredi extremists have no problem with arrests ... Must hit where it hurts'.Mordechai Sones, 04/07/2017 21:35
Government approves price cap for afternoon programs

Government approves price cap for afternoon programs

New bill caps price of afternoon programs and number of children participating.Hezki Baruch, 19/06/2017 11:31
Parent calls class trip to Western Wall 'too political'

Parent calls class trip to Western Wall 'too political'

School trip changed after a parent complains about students' visit to Western Wall, City of David.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/06/2017 12:04
Report: Ben Gurion University professors support BDS

Report: Ben Gurion University professors support BDS

Emergency Knesset Committee convenes to discuss BDS activity in Ben-Gurion University.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/05/2017 12:09
Knesset to take action against incitement in Arab schools

Knesset to take action against incitement in Arab schools

Knesset Education Committee instructs Education Ministry and Jerusalem Department of Education to report incitement in UNRWA schools.Gary Willig, 07/02/2017 15:54
Shas MK: Bury terrorist with pig's head

Shas MK: Bury terrorist with pig's head

MK Margi calls for body of terrorist to be buried with pig's head as deterrent to future jihadists.Michal Levy, 11/01/2017 10:48
MK declares war on anti-Sephardic discrimination

MK declares war on anti-Sephardic discrimination

MK Margi calls to set up investigations into schools that refuse to admit Sephardic girls and fire recalcitrant principals.Gary Willig, 05/10/2016 14:53
Who benefits from proposal to lower voting age?

Who benefits from proposal to lower voting age?

Proposal to drop voting age from 18 to 17 gain support across political spectrum. But who would likely benefit from such a change?David Rosenberg, 20/03/2016 12:01
Ukraine investigates MK for visiting Crimea

Ukraine investigates MK for visiting Crimea

Ukraine threatens to try Shas MK for private meeting with Russian puppet government in Crimea.Raphael Poch, 14/02/2016 11:18
Rabbi Azman attempts to ‘put out the fire’

Rabbi Azman attempts to ‘put out the fire’

Ukraine's Chief Rabbi Reuven Azman attempts to defuse the situation in light of MK Margi's visit to Crimea.Hezki Baruch, 11/02/2016 22:31
Haredi parties try to erase Lapid's 'legacy'

Haredi parties try to erase Lapid's 'legacy'

In an attempt to overturn the 'Liba' studies law, haredi MKs propose bill to do away with influence of previous government's reforms.Reut Hadar, 27/01/2016 10:03
Yogev urges Zoabi to 'go to Syria' in angry debate

Yogev urges Zoabi to 'go to Syria' in angry debate

Education Committee devolves into pandemonium after radical Arab MK accuses IDF of 'murdering Palestinian children.'Cynthia Blank, 29/10/2015 14:07
Deri-Yishai Saga Continues Even Post-Elections

Deri-Yishai Saga Continues Even Post-Elections

Parliamentary aide asserts that boss, Shas MK Yaakov Margi, will not receive ministerial role because of aide's own relation to Eli Yishai.Haim Lev, Cynthia Blank, 27/04/2015 19:01
Shas MK: Govt Will be Formed, Despite Misgivings

Shas MK: Govt Will be Formed, Despite Misgivings

Shas MK Yaakov Margi is very optimistic that things will work out with all of the Likud's “natural partners."Moshe Cohen, 19/04/2015 18:30
Shas: ‘Emotionally’ Right, ‘Realistically’ Left

Shas: ‘Emotionally’ Right, ‘Realistically’ Left

Shas MK explains why his party has joined a far-left event. ‘Reality is stronger than ideology.’Maayana Miskin, 19/06/2013 18:02
Shas Minister: Gender Segregation a Problem

Shas Minister: Gender Segregation a Problem

Shas Minister admits that local rabbis, burial groups wrongly impose strict gender separation, insult women.Maayana Miskin, 27/02/2013 13:02
MK Calls Reform Jews 'Clowns,' Ejects their Leader

MK Calls Reform Jews 'Clowns,' Ejects their Leader

Finance Committee Chairman MK Gafni (UTJ) kicks out Reform Movement's Gilad Kariv in stormy session.Gil Ronen, 12/06/2012 15:24
Soon near Tel Aviv: Community Mausoleum Burial

Soon near Tel Aviv: Community Mausoleum Burial

Community mausoleum burial site to hold about 35,000 graves. Tel Aviv area cemeteries running out of space.Gil Ronen, 12/06/2012 11:45