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Knesset to Empower Labor Minister to Consider Jewish Law in Permitting Shabbat Works

The Knesset Plenum on Wednesday approved in a preliminary reading a bill stating that while considering a request to employ a worker on Shabbat, the Minister of Labor, Social Affairs And Social Services may...

From Kidnapped Yemenite Children to renewed Yemenite Village In Jerusalem

Knesset Member Nurit Koren (Likud) is most famous for her efforts to expose the truth regarding the kidnapped Yemenite children in the early 1950s, but two weeks ago she had a chance to see...

First-ever delegation of MKs visits South Africa

A group of Israeli Knesset members returned from a visit to South Africa this week, the first-ever such delegation of lawmakers to visit the country, the Jewish Agency said in a statement Thursday. During their...

New poll shows PM Netanyahu still has strong lead

A new poll shows that even with the events of the past few weeks, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu can rest easy knowing that he would remain in his position even if new elections were held...

Knesset moves to make Israel Jewish

With a 48-41 vote in the 120-seat Knesset Wednesday, lawmakers gave initial approval to a bill to redefine Israel as "the national home of the Jewish people." Authors called the bill, which would enshrine...

Knesset passes law barring boycott supporters from Israel

The Knesset passed into law on Monday a bill barring supporters of a boycott on Israel from entering the country. The legislation, advanced by right-wing and centrist coalition lawmakers, prevents foreign nationals who have publicly...