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What’s Not At Stake In Israel’s Election – Democracy

By |April 9th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Israeli Democracy is not endangered by another Netanyahu win, columnist Jonathan Tobin says. When Israelis vote on April 9, a lot will be riding on the outcome. But there is one thing that will not be decided in this election: whether or not Israel will remain a democratic state. Whether or not the incumbent Prime Minister [...]

Syria: We Will Attack Israel Unless it Withdraws from the Golan

By |March 8th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Deputy Foreign Minister Faisal Mekdad issued the warning to a U.N. official as Damascus fears U.S. recognition of Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights. Syrian Deputy Foreign Minister Faisal Mekdad reportedly warned Kristin Lund, head of the United Nations Truce Supervision Organization (UNTSO), that “Syria will attack Israel if it does not leave the Golan Heights.” [...]

New Israeli Poll Shows Right-Wing Bloc Still Ahead After Netanyahu Indictment Announcement

By |March 6th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

A new poll shows that if Israeli elections were held today, the right-wing bloc would still come out ahead of the center-left opposition, allowing Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to form a narrow rightist government. According to the poll conducted by Hebrew news site Walla, the right-wing bloc would control 61 seats in the next Knesset, with the [...]

Why Did 55 Knesset Members Vote Against Israel as the Nation of the Jewish People?

By |August 24th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

On July 19, Israel’s parliament, the Knesset, voted into law the Nation-State Bill. As Israel has never had a constitution, the bill became the latest iteration of the country’s Basic Laws, in the form of Basic Law: Israel as the Nation-State of the Jewish People. To many, this seemed like stating the obvious. Had not Israel been [...]

Knesset Hearing Reveals EU Efforts to Increase Arab Control in Biblical Heartland

By |June 6th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

In the past three years alone, at least €42,000,000 (nearly $50 million, or NIS 175 million), half of which was contributed by the European Union, has been donated for the express purpose of facilitating Arab control over Area C. (This includes only sums reported publicly by the Palestinian Authority, the Union of Agricultural Work Committeesand/or the foreign governments and [...]

Israel is Fighting a Five-Front War

By |February 5th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Israel appears to be enjoying a ‘quiet’ period, but below the radar, Israel is engaged in a covert war on five fronts. Israelis used to talk about the ‘next war’ and are familiar with warnings about imminent threats to the existence of the Jewish state or, alternately, theories which offer a ‘solution’ to our hundred-year-old conflict with the [...]

Netanyahu: I Hope Iranians Attain Freedom and Democracy

By |January 31st, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sent his support and encouragement to Iranian anti-regime protesters in his speech to the Knesset Wednesday, in honor of the 69th anniversary of its first meeting. Netanyahu focused much of his speech speaking in praise of democracy, and saying he wished the same for the Iranians. The first meeting of the Knesset showed [...]

Pence Speech Rife With Biblical References Rocks The Knesset

By |January 23rd, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , |

US Vice President Mike Pence was met with one standing ovation after another in the Knesset, during his speech rife with Biblical references and expressions of support for Israel and the Jewish people. Under US President Donald Trump, Pence said, US-Israel ties are stronger than ever. “We stand with Israel, because we believe in right over [...]

New 80-Majority Jerusalem Bill Has Loophole Enabling City to Be Divided

By |January 3rd, 2018|Tags: , , , , |

A law ostensibly meant to make it harder to cede parts of Jerusalem to a foreign entity – which contains a glaring loophole that allows Jerusalem to be divided – passed its final vote in the Knesset overnight on Monday. The amendment to Basic Law: Jerusalem, requiring a vote of 80 out of the 120 MKs [...]

Israeli Knesset Passes Historic Settlement Law

By |February 6th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , |

The Settlement Regulation (or “Normalization”) Bill has passed into law in an historic vote on its third and final reading. The vote was 60-52. The bill would resolve the land ownership issues for the settlements once and for all, though not for communities where the court already gave a ruling, such as Amona. The “Normalization Bill” [...]

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