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Stone Throwers Face Harsher Punishment Under New Israeli Law

Perpetrators now face up to 10 years in prison regardless of whether or not harmful intent can be proven

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Knesset Rejects Death Penalty for Terrorists Bill, 96-4

The only party to vote for it was the one that proposed it

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Knesset Extends Law Forbidding Palestinians Married to Israelis From Living in Jewish State

The legislation was introduced as a temporary security measure in 2003, and will now be subject to deeper discussion

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Times Flubs Israel’s Elections, Slams Bibi’s ‘Racist’ Rant

Was his comment really worse than American politicians’ electioneering?

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What Israel’s New Knesset Looks Like

Infographic shows the breakdown of seats and those who will occupy them

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The Ramaz Alum Who Could Be Prime Minister

Students at the Jewish day school sound off on Isaac Herzog’s candidacy

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Netanyahu Secures Chuck Norris Endorsement

American actor chimes in with less than 24 hours until Knesset elections

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The Arab Joint List Is Reshaping Israeli Politics

How Ayman Odeh could end up leading the opposition after next week’s legislative elections in Israel

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Chofetz Chaim Footage Becomes Election Ad

Newly-discovered 1923 film of influential rabbi used in haredi campaign

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Campaign Videos Stir Controversy in Israel

As Knesset elections near, online ads get heated—and some get banned

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Watch the Knesset Speech That Shows How Israel’s Left Can Win

Knesset member Stav Shaffir goes viral with leftist credo for today’s Israel

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Israel’s Arab Parties to Unite For the First Time

Running together in upcoming elections, despite ideological differences

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“Jewish State” Bill Delayed Until Next Week

A cabinet sponsored bill reinforces the Jewishness of the state

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Don’t Mess With a Missionary Man

Israel Story, Episode 4: When a hobby becomes a calling—from a freelance hitman in Eilat to a Knesset groupie in Herzliya

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Lieberman’s Yisrael Beiteinu to Split From Likud

The move would leave Netanyahu’s party with just 20 seats in Knesset

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Israel’s Knesset Proposes National Aliyah Day

New annual holiday would celebrate Jewish immigration to Israel

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Israel Passes Ultra-Orthodox Draft Law

Calls for quotas to gradually increase annual Haredi IDF enrollment numbers

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IDF Draft Dodgers May Face Criminal Penalties

Knesset committee approves bill targeting Haredi men who defer army service

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Shulamit Aloni, One of Israel’s First Feminist Leaders, Dies at 85

The former Knesset member led the way for a movement now in its prime

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How Isaac Herzog Could Tilt Israeli Politics to the Left—Even If He Won’t Be Prime Minister

By building a new center-left coalition, Labor’s new leader has an opportunity to play kingmaker and restore his party’s influence

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Avigdor Lieberman Cleared of Fraud Charges

Former Israeli foreign minister returning to his former post

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Jews Safer in New York Than Israel, Lapid Says

Israel’s finance minister talked politics and life in Knesset with Charlie Rose

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Haredi MK Handcuffs Himself to Knesset Podium

To protest ultra-Orthodox draft law, Meir Porush chains himself to the stand

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Defining Israel in the Knesset

Two bills aim to make clarify Israel’s Jewish and democratic identity

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Could Divisive New Israeli Military-Draft Laws Lead to an Ultra-Orthodox Intifada?

As Israel debates conscription for Haredi Jews, one rabbi may decide whether the community peacefully integrates

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Google Won’t Be Changing Palestine Homepage

But a Google rep did go to Israel for a Knesset committee meeting about it

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Video: Yair Lapid Spars with Ultra-Orthodox

In tense Knesset debate, Yesh Atid head critiques Haredi society and defends using Facebook on Shabbat

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Daybreak: Iran Sanctions Bite, But Not Enough

Plus new Israeli government to be sworn in today

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Sundown: The End of Small Parties?

Plus effort by Jewish lawyer to ban Jews from jury fails

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