Yitzhak Yosef makes comments during historic, secret meeting in Jerusalem between senior Israeli and Palestinian religious leaders, calls on Jews to speak out.
The far-right party leader says Elor Azaria, the Israeli soldier charged with manslaughter for shooting a Palestinian assailant who was laying on the ground, should not serve time in jail.
Israeli politicians speaking at the funeral – first and foremost the prime minister – failed to mention Palestinian President Abbas, who showed courage and humanity by attending. Author Amos Oz was the only one to bring up Oslo, melting the schmaltz that the speakers before him piled on.
President reacts to national controversy over manslaughter trial of Elor Azaria; 'My grandchildren in the army don't know whether to obey their officers or the masses.'
Report handed to president says that the Education Ministry failed to evaluate the extent of racism in schools or implement programs to effectively deal with phenomenon.
Doctors to decide on further treatment for the 93-year-old statesman, less than week after he suffered a massive stroke; President Rivlin visits hospital: 'I hope to see him recover.'
Under the leadership of Benjamin Netanyahu, messianic nationalists from his Likud party, the Habayit Hayehudi party and movements similar to them in spirit are unraveling the seams of Israeli society.
Avigdor Lieberman has also, in the opinion of critics, provided background noise when he commented on the controversial shooting of a wounded Palestinian assailant.
Pinto was sentenced to a year in prison for attempted bribery and obstruction of justice.
Prime minister's speech at ceremony in honor of IDF's dead in Gaza war repeatedly interrupted by bereaved parents. 'As a bereaved brother, I understand you pain,' PM says. 'We don't believe you,' father responds.