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Former Health Minister resigns from the Knesset

Blue and White MK Yael German announces she is resigning from the Knesset due to health complications.

Former Health Minister resigns from the Knesset

Regavim calls on gov't to crack down on garbage burning in PA

Environmental hazards harm everyone, waste incineration must be dealt with properly, watchdog group says.

Regavim calls on gov't to crack down on garbage burning in PA

MK Yael German floats outrageous comparison

Knesset Member Yael German (Yesh Atid) compares world silence in face of Holocaust to silence about Nationality Law.

MK Yael German floats outrageous comparison

Opposition MK: The haredim run the country

Yesh Atid MK Yael German says Likud doesn't make the decisions or pass the laws - UTJ does.

Opposition MK: The haredim run the country

'The Chief of Staff wants a smoke-free army'

Sale of cigarettes and tobacco at army bases to end.

'The Chief of Staff wants a smoke-free army'

Yesh Atid pushes for public transportation on Shabbat

Ministerial Committee on Legislation to discuss opposition bill to permit public transportation on Shabbat.

Yesh Atid pushes for public transportation on Shabbat

Leftists call for ban on men-only concert

Left wing MKs demand that the mayor of Tel Aviv cancel concert because it marginalizes women.

Politicians on the left call for ban on men-only concert

72% favor public transportion on Shabbat

Poll shows majority of Israeli Jewish public support operation of public buses, trains on Shabbat.

72% favor public transportation on Shabbat

MKs look to Supreme Court to block fluoride plan

Former Health Minister German blasts water fluoridation plan, calling it a violation of citizens' rights.

MKs call for Supreme Court to remove fluoride from water supply

How much? MKs vote to raise their own salaries

MKs livid after committee shoots down suggestion to stop 'embarrassing' increases; current monthly income: over 40,000 shekels.

How much? MKs vote to raise their own salaries

Health Min. to Reintroduce Fluoride into Tap Water

Former health minister slams decision by new Dept. Health Minister to restart water fluoridation; 'Why force people to take medication?'

Health Ministry to Reintroduce Fluoride into Tap Water

Catfight Over Knesset Law Likely to be Canceled

MKs Yael German (Yesh Atid) and Gila Gamliel (Likud) go head to head on repercussions of haredi draft law likely to be repealed.

Catfight Over Knesset Law Likely to be Canceled

Health Ministry is Deterring French Aliyah

Many French medical professionals cannot receive licenses in Israel, yet quick fixes to correct the problem have been delayed for years.

Israel’s Health Ministry is Deterring French Aliyah

'Stop Using Taxpayer Money to Treat Syrians'

Students for Israel complains to Health Ministry about 32 million shekel cost of treating Syrian refugees, saying 'Israelis are human too.'

Student Org: Stop Using Taxpayer Money to Treat Wounded Syrians

Outrage in Jewish Home as 'Surrogacy Bill' Passes

Knesset approves first reading of "surrogacy bill", allowing surrogacy for same-sex couples. Jewish Home members condemn.

Outrage in Jewish Home as 'Surrogacy Bill' Passes

Israel Drills to Prepare Against Ebola Epidemic

Netanyahu and other officials hold evaluation to prep against lethal virus; Ben Gurion airport drill to be held on Friday.

Israel Holds Drill to Prepare Against Ebola Epidemic

Hospitals Treated Over 2,200 Civilians, Soldiers

Israel's hospitals treated some 2,200 injured civilians and soldiers during the war, proving their worth, says Health Minister Yael German.

Hospitals Treated Over 2,200 Civilians, Soldiers During Gaza Op.

Official Resigns over Hadassah Hospital Crisis

Professor Roni Gamzu, Director of the Health Ministry, announces end to four-year tenure as of this June.

High-Ranking Official Resigns over Hadassah Hospital Crisis

Gay Host Curses Ariel for Appealing Surrogacy Law

"Uri Ariel, damn you," says host Gal Uchovsky after Ariel quashes law allowing same-sex couples to undergo surrogacy in Israel.

Gay TV Host Curses Minister Ariel for Appealing Surrogacy Law

Protests Erupt at PMO Over Hospital Strike

Demonstrators picket Prime Minister's Office, call on Health Minister to do something about Hadassah hospital crisis, impending collapse.

Protests at Prime Minister's Office: 'Save Hadassah Hospital'

Public Most Satisfied with Education Minister

Education Minister Shai Piron is the minister with whose performance the Israeli public is most satisfied, finds new poll.

Public Most Satisfied with Education Minister, Poll Finds

Feiglin: Medical Marijuana Law Harms Patients

MK sends out letter to ministers condemning medical marijuana amendments, insisting they will 'invite corruption.'

Feiglin: Medical Marijuana Law Harms Patients

8% Rise in HIV Carriers in Israel

2012 report counts 487 carriers of HIV in Israel, an 8% increase from 2011. Experts: soon, we'll approach the same percentages as in US.

8% Rise in HIV Carriers in Israel

Knesset Committee: Mandatory AIDS Testing By 2015

Israel AIDS Task Force tests all Knesset MKs in push to mandate HIV screenings

Knesset Committee: Mandatory AIDS Testing For Pregnant Women

Medical Marijuana Law to Move Forward

Legislation to approve widespread use of medical marijuana will move forward, with the help of Health Minister Yael German.

Medical Marijuana Law to Move Forward

Minister: Law Would Turn Doctors into Drug Dealers

Medical marijuana debate continues, with Health Minister concerned over doctors’ role if drug is made easier to obtain.

Minister: Law Would Turn Doctors into Drug Dealers

Polio Virus Continuing to Spread

Samples of the polio virus found in northern Israel. Health Minister to parents: Vaccinate your children!

Polio Virus Continuing to Spread

Minister: Polio Vaccine Op Running Fine So Far

Health Minister Yael German praised the Israeli public for not panicking in the wake of a major operation to administer polio inoculations

Minister: Polio Vaccine Op Running Just Fine So Far

MK Disturbed by ‘Third World’ Care in Beitar Illit

MK warns that health centers are failing to keep up with hareidi birthrate, putting babies at risk.

MK Disturbed by ‘Third World’ Healthcare in Hareidi Cities

Israel to Provide Health Insurance to Illegals?

Min. German says: “We are obligated, as a state, to treat people of all classes.”

Israel to Provide Health Insurance to Illegals?

Govt. to Decide on Medical Marijuana Eligibility

Some 11,000 Israelis are currently being treated with medical marijuana – enough to catch the attention of the government and Knesset

Govt. to Decide on Medical Marijuana Eligibility

Health Ministry Rethinks Blood Donor Criteria

Health Minister asks experts to reconsider the ban on blood donations from those in male homosexual relationships.

Health Ministry Rethinks Blood Donor Criteria

BMW Not 'Green Enough' for Health Minister

Yael German has turned down her ministerial BMW, but she cannot get the hybrid car she really wants.

BMW Not 'Green Enough' for Health Minister