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Yair Lapid Condemns Attacks Against Non-Orthodox Jews in the Knesset: ‘This is Judaism?’

‘If people continue to stand at this podium and try to push Reform and Conservative Jews out of the people of Israel, we will lose the majority of the Jewish world’

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Likud MK: Palestinians Can’t Even Pronounce ‘Palestine’

A Knesset plenary got heated after Likud MK Anat Berko called pronunciation into a discussion about a two-state solution

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Israeli-Arab MKs Meet With Families of Palestinian ‘Martyrs’

Last year, two Palestinians shot and stabbed passengers on a public bus in Jerusalem. One of the terrorists was killed, and his father wants his body returned. So he’s turned to three MKs for help.

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At the Knesset, a Meeting of the Minds to Discuss Religion as a Conduit for Peace

‘Change needs to come from a deeper place, and religion reaches those deep, painful areas’

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Watch the Knesset Argue Over Which Party Was First to Elect a Gay Member

A scene that could only happen on the floor of Israel’s parliament

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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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