Wednesday Dec 4
Opposition plans to filibuster Migrant Bill
Opposition MKs hope to filibuster the Migrant Bill into irrelevance, after preventing it from coming to a vote Wednesday hours after it was authorized by the Knesset Interior Committee.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Bayit Yehudi vetoes 'revolutionary' tax break bill recognizing gay couples
Shaked of Bayit Yehudi says bill 'defies religious status quo'; Horwitz of Meretz says move reveals Bennett's "dark worldview."
New Israel Fund honours social justice campaigners
Three Israelis who have made a mark in their country campaigning for social justice were honoured with the New Israel Fund's annual human rights awards in London on Sunday.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
What can Labor prince Herzog learn from Yacimovich?
Bringing back Labor voters who shifted their loyalty to Meretz and Hatnua is an easy task.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Arutz Sheva Israel News
Right, Left Clash over Illegal Entry Law
A debate over a proposed law on illegal entry grew heated Tuesday evening, with MKs trading accusations of communism and McCarthyism.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
Arutz Sheva Israel News
MK Gal-On: Iran Agreement Not So Bad
MK Zahava Gal-On, of the far-left Meretz party, this morning welcomed the new agreement signed with Iran in Geneva.
Opinion: Arabs have a home inside Israel, too
THE Star of David on Israel's flag is no surprise in a Knesset member's office. What seems unusual in Israel's parliament is just two yards away: an engraved icon bearing an Islamic prayer in Arabic script.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Yacimovich concedes Labor leadership race to Herzog
Former opposition chair Yacimovich calls MK Isaac Herzog to hand over leadership; 2 MKs agree to work together toward common party goals; Labor has overthrown its leader 8 times since 2001.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Obama's unlikely breakthrough
As much as President Barack Obama would like to wave his wand over a hat and declare a new Middle East reality, peace is a two-way street.
Sat Nov 16, 2013
Meretz chief: Netanyahu trying to sabotage nuclear talks between US, Iran
Meretz MK Zehava Gal-On on Saturday accused Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu of trying to sabotage American diplomatic efforts to roll back the Iranian nuclear program.
Mon Nov 11, 2013
Liberman sworn in as Foreign Minister following acquittal on fraud charges
Knesset votes 62-17 to reinstate Liberman as FM; prior to vote, opposition MKs voice displeasure at move; "Liberman is an explosive that will blow up under the wheels of the peace process," Meretz chief Gal-On says.
Sun Nov 10, 2013
The time has come to stop using chauvinist language in the press. It's legitimate to criticize female politicians - but only on equal grounds with their male counterparts.