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  1. MK submits bill to restrict Supreme CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

    ... a wave of criticism, Yogev described his comments as a "bad metaphor." In response to the submission of the bill, Meretz chairwoman Zehava Gal-On said it is yet another attempt by the Bayit Yehudi Party to harass the Supreme Court and to promote ...

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  2. AIPAC Rebuked Credentials Of IfNotNow Activists Registered To ConferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Forward

    ... Israel Policy Forum, a dovish pro-Israel organization, and Tamar Zandberg, an Israeli lawmaker from the left-leaning Meretz party. Nathan Guttman staff writer, is the Forward's Washington bureau chief. He joined the staff in 2006 after serving for ...

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  3. Coalition heads aim to end crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Jerusalem Post

    ... want. We expect Kahlon to go toward us." Kahlon and other Kulanu officials did not respond on Saturday night, but Meretz leader Zehava Gal-On said at a Shabbat culture event in Givat Shmuel: "The state, its citizens, and its integral interests are ...

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  4. Kibbutz movement to celebrate 50 years of settlements in GolanRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 25 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    Left-wing members of the Kibbutz Movement are protesting the organization's sponsorship of an event celebrating 50 years of settlement on the Golan Heights, which the critics say is Several members of the leftist Meretz party who belong to the movement wrote an open letter last week expressing their disapproval of the plan to hold an event in the near future celebrating the anniversary in the Golan Heights, the NRG news site reported Friday. Israel conquered the area in 1967 from Syria, which used its elevated position to routinely shell Israeli settlements in the Galilee, and annexed it in 1981.

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  5. Kibbutz movement to celebrate 50 years of settlements in disputed GolanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 24 | The Times of Israel

    Left-wing members of the kibbutz movement are protesting the organization's sponsorship of an event celebrating 50 years of settlement on the Golan Heights, which the critics say is occupied territory. Several members of the left-leaning Meretz party who belong to the movement wrote an open letter last week expressing their disapproval of the plan to hold an event in the near future celebrating the anniversary in the Golan Heights, the NRG news site reported Friday.

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  6. Poll: 11% say Netanyahu was truthful on political crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 23 | Jerusalem Post

    ... Zionist Union with 10, Kulanu and United Torah Judaism with seven each, Shas and Yisrael Beytenu with six each and Meretz with five. Yesh Atid's seats come from its current 11 plus eight from the Zionist Union, three from Kulanu and two from the ...

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  7. Knesset passes law forbidding nat'l service in foreign-funded NGOsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 22 | Jerusalem Post

    The Knesset on Wednesday passed in its third and final reading a law that will cancel national service positions in organizations that receive the majority of their funding from foreign governments. The measure, which passed 40-12, was initiated by MK Amir Ohana and seeks to end the phenomenon in which the state funds organizations which he considers to be "undermining Israeli policy" through foreign government funding.

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  8. Elkin says IBC management 'needs to be changed'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 22 | Jerusalem Post

    ... on 13, Kulanu would fall to six, Shas would remain at seven, Yisrael Beytenu would rise from six to seven seats, and Meretz would drop one seat to four mandates, just above the electoral threshold. A party led by former defense minister Moshe ...

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  9. Meretz MK: Likud minister is persecuting BDS supportersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 21 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    MK Michal Rozin responded Tuesday to reports in the Ha'aretz newspaper that Interior Minister Gilad Erdan is working to set up a database of Israeli citizens who support the BDS movement. "This is a McCarthyite decision, both unethical and illegal.

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  10. Defense Ministry announces architecture competition for controversial new IDF collegeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 20 | Jerusalem Post

    According to the Defense Ministry, contestants will be required to present a "unique concept to establish a modern campus, based on green building standards." The Engineering and Construction Division of the Defense Ministry on Monday announced an architectural competition for planning the new sprawling IDF Military College Campus in Jerusalem's Ein Kerem neighborhood.

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  11. Could Herzog create alternative coalition?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 19 | Jerusalem Post

    In spite of these various possibilities, it would seem unlikely that any new political realignment will be reached at present. Threats, tensions, decision reversals and incendiary rhetoric have all beset the current coalition over the last few days, leading to speculation that an early election may well be on the horizon.

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  12. Ultra-Orthodox MKs fume over Netanyahu's Saturday meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 18 | The Times of Israel

    ... late Saturday. "He has decided it suits him to go to elections; the broadcaster is just an excuse." The opposition Meretz party will submit a bill to dismiss the Knesset this week, with party leader Zehava Galon charging that Netanyahu was also ...

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  13. 'I call on everyone to act responsibly and prevent elections'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 18 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    Education Minister Naftali Bennett responded on Saturday night to the coalition crisis caused by Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu's announcement that he would no longer support the creation of the Israel Public Broadcasting Corporation . "I call on everyone to act responsibly and prevent unnecessary elections which will cause Israel's economy much harm," Bennett said.

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  14. New broadcasting corp. wastes no time hiring IBA senior staff membersRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 18 | Jerusalem Post

    ... to Kahlon telling him that it was still not too late to repair the damage. On Saturday, Israel Radio reported Meretz chairwoman Zehava Gal-On as charging Netanyahu with fake empathy for the IBA workers, as only two years ago he accused them of being ...

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  15. An "Iron Dome" Against Cognitive WarfareRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 13 | The Jewish Press

    This week the Knesset passed a law that enables the Interior Ministry to deny entry into the country to non-citizens without residency permits who are supporters of boycott-divestment-sanctions against Israel. The law does not distinguish between boycotts of all of Israel, or those that relate only to Judea and Samaria.

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  16. Ya'alon: I won't block a right-wing governmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 12 | The Times of Israel

    Former defense minister, set to head a new party in next elections, ridicules TV report that said his and other factions could together muster enough seats to prevent a Likud-led coalition Former Defense Minister Moshe 'Bogie' Ya'alon speaks at a cultural event in Tel Aviv on March 4, 2017. Former defense minister Moshe Ya'alon said Sunday that he would not use his planned new party to prevent the formation of a right-wing coalitions after the next elections.

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  17. Elkin: Latest polls are appropriate for PurimRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 11 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    ... United Torah Judaism would achieve 7 (6 today), Yisrael Beytenu 7 (compared to 6 today), Shas would win 6 (7), Meretz would win 6 (5), while former Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon's new party would win four seats and would be on the edge of the ...

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  18. Poll: Netanyahu easily wins additional term as PMRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 10 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    ... list of Labor and Tzipi Livni's Hatnua loses half of its mandates, plummeting from 24 to just 12 seats. The far-left Meretz party gains a mandate, rising from 5 to 6, while the Arab Joint List maintains its 13 mandates. The Yahad party, a joint list ...

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  19. Disagree and debate - " yes, fight and friction - " noRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 9 | Jerusalem Post

    ... Gilon. Uri was in the right-wing, religious Bayit Yehudi party. Ilan is a veteran member of the left-wing, secular Meretz party. Yet they were the closest of friends. And that wasn't the exception there were many times when two Knesset members could ...

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  20. Vague BDS lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 9 | Jerusalem Post

    ... BDS activism. The law also targets individuals who are calling to boycott settlements, a position held by some Meretz MKs who are emphatically Zionist but who are convinced that Israel's continued control over the West Bank undermines its future as ...

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