Meretz Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Inside Israel, 2:20 PMHaredim fume as Reform Movement takes victory lapRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2016 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    Following a series of political victories in Israel, the Reform Movement in Israel welcomed a delegation of 330 North American Reform rabbis. The delegation visited the Western Wall Thursday morning to celebrate the government's recent decision granting the Reform Movement's request for a mixed-gender prayer space along the Wall.

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  2. Health Minister Litzman calls gays sinners as Knesset votes down LGBT rights billsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2016 | Jerusalem Post

    ... took an active part in the Knesset's first-ever LGBT Rights Day the day before. Bills proposed by Zionist Union and Meretz MKs allowing gay civil unions and same-sex couples to adopt, educating health professionals about gender identity and sexual ...

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  3. MKs spar over bill allowing them to suspend colleaguesBy Lahav HarkovRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2016 | Jerusalem Post

    ... it's not the Knesset's job to remove her. "I'm not defending Balad, I'm defending Israeli democracy," she said. Meretz chairwoman Zehava Gal-On was unimpressed by changes suggested to the bill, quipping that "even in a pink wrapping it would be ...

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  4. The two-state solution is finishedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2016 | Jerusalem Post

    ... the Israeli-Palestinian conflict." So which parties are still supporting a two-state solution? The Joint List, Meretz and, ironically, Likud. The Prime Minister's Office responded to Malki's statement against direct negotiations, saying "Israel ...

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  5. The high life: Is the economic potential of Israel's cannabis...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2016 | Al Bawaba

    ... to prescribe cannabis instead of requiring licensing for Israel's 23,000 medical cannabis patients. Kaye cited Meretz MK Tamar Zandberg and Likud MK Sharon Haskel as the top advocated of a new approach, though he notes that a surprising number of ...

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  6. Herzog blames Lapid refusal to form centrist bloc for dip in pollRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2016 | Jerusalem Post

    ... would rise from six to 10 seats, Shas would remain steady at seven and UTJ would gain one seat to reach seven. Meretz and Kulanu would get six seats each, meaning an increase of one and a loss of four, respectively. Herzog said of the poll that "in ...

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  7. Inside Israel, 5:53 AMLeftist filmmaker blasts 'fascist' Israeli governmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2016 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    Israeli film director Udi Aloni, son of the late Meretz leader Shulamit Aloni , on Saturday won a top audience award at Berlin's International Film Festival, but made headlines because of his remarks against the Israeli government that were caught on camera. Aloni's film, "Junction 48", which tells the story of an Arab rapper making his way in the city of Lod, won the Panorama Audience Award.

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  8. Inside Israel, 5:04 AMMeretz MK to file complaint against nationalist rap starRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2016 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    ... campaign featuring Hatzel. In response to Freij's call, Hatzel published a post of his own in which he called the Meretz MK a "terrorism supporter". Freij is claiming that Hatzel's post resulted in other Facebook users posting calls to "neutralize" ...

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  9. Bennett defends Eisenkot following criticism from RightRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2016 | Jerusalem Post

    ... staff and IDF be attacked and politicize the IDF. It cannot be. The ministers who criticized him should be ashamed." Meretz chairwoman Zehava Gal-On also criticized Netanyahu for not distancing himself from those who chastised Eisenkot, saying that ...

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  10. Leftist filmmaker tells Germans: Don't sell submarines to 'fascist' IsraelRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2016 | Jerusalem Post

    Udi Aloni, the director of the award-winning 'Junction 48,' is the son of late education minister and Meretz MK Shulamit Aloni. An Israeli filmmaker whose movie took home a prize at a prestigious Berlin film festival was recorded by Channel 10 as telling an audience in the German capital that the government in Jerusalem was "fascist."

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  11. Israeli party accused of lobbying for Azerbaijan, preventing Armenian Genocide recognitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2016 | Horizon

    Meretz chairman MK Zehava Galon charged Wednesday that Avigdor Lieberman's Yisrael Beiteinu party is getting financial support from Azerbaijan government officials in return for advancing Baku's political and financial interests in Israel, Haaretz reports. According to Galon, Yisrael Beiteinu is supporting the interests of the Azeri national fuel company and has been actively working to prevent Israel from officially recognizing the Turkish genocide of Armenians during World War I, because of Azerbaijan's territorial feud with Armenia.

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  12. Tel Aviv: Foreign Agents Bill Progresses In KnessetRead the original story

    Feb 18, 2016 | Groong

    FOREIGN AGENTS BILL PROGRESSES IN KNESSET Arutz Sheva, Israel February 17, 2016 Wednesday by Hezki Ezra Amendment to NGO bill significantly expands disclosure requirements for organizations funded by foreign government. The Knesset Assembly has approved the initial reading of the Foreign Agents bill, submitted by Yisrael Beytenu party chair Robert Ilatov.

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  13. IDF chief's call for restraint from soldiers causes stirRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2016 | Jerusalem Post

    MKs Stern and Gilon come out in support of Lt.-Gen. Eisenkot, who's remarks enraged Bayit Yehudi's Bezalel Smotrich.

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  14. Health minister, Israel Medical Association advocate for voluntary medical smartcardRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2016 | Jerusalem Post

    ... "but it must be clear that the law does not allow doctors who do not treat patients to enter the medical file." Meretz MK Michal Rozin said the public must be told that they have the option of not allowing a doctor to look at their medical data. "We ...

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  15. Bill cutting foreign-funded NGOs' tax break passes early voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2016 | Jerusalem Post

    ... time has come to uncover and harm all of those moles who are trying to harm and destroy Israel from the inside." Meretz chairwoman Zehava Gal-On accused Yisrael Beytenu of being foreign agents of Azerbaijan. "They receive benefits from Azerbaijan. ...

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  16. Foreign Agents bill progresses in KnessetRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2016 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    The Knesset Assembly has approved the initial reading of the Foreign Agents bill, submitted by Yisrael Beytenu party chair Robert Ilatov. The proposal was filed as an amendment to the government's Transparency bill and would require every NGO that receives funding from a foreign government to register as a foreign agent for that government.

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  17. Knesset approves Physicians for Human Rights tax-break after raucous debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2016 | Jerusalem Post

    Smotrich proposed similar legislation, which the Knesset approved in a preliminary reading last week, and will be combined with the government bill in committee. MKs on the Right tried a new tactic to fight NGOs they called anti-Israel and failed on Tuesday, attempting to take away Physicians for Human Rights Israel's tax-exempt status.

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  18. Gun controlRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2016 | Jerusalem Post

    ... a few more guns in the hands of civilians or security guards is not significant enough to justify the heavy price." Meretz MK Tamar Zandberg attended the Knesset Caucus on Firearm Policy on Monday to make the point clear: "The lives of women and ...

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  19. Panel raises quota of local workers on shipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2016 | Jerusalem Post

    The Knesset's Labor, Welfare and Health Committee approved a directive on Monday that would require all domestic sea vessels to have a certain number of Israelis on the crew. The panel approved a regulation introduced by Transportation Minister Israel Katz that would require sea vessels that use Israeli ports on a regular basis to have an Israeli captain and at least six Israelis as part of the crew.

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  20. Finance Committee to vote on executive-pay billRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2016 | Jerusalem Post

    ... earners," he said. Some argued that it did not go far enough. "The bill, as it is, is unreasonable and illogical," Meretz MK Zehava Galon said. "Of the 65 high-salary earners in the institutional bodies, the law will only be applicable to 27, and 38 ...

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