Bill to stop mosques from using loudspeakers for prayer call was slated for vote, but Minister Litzman fears it would also harm Jewish religious activity.
Interior Ministry refused to register partner as the father, and is demanding further proof of sex reassignment.
For Dery, the rally comes at a discouraging political moment as poll shows that just 52.8 percent of Shas’ core electorate, the Sephardi ultra-Orthodox community, actually planned to vote for the party in the next election.
An annual survey shows widespread dissatisfaction with Ultra-Orthodox influence and exemptions when it comes to education, the army and religious life.
Crisis around railway work on Saturday could spark sweeping ban on shops, unless cabinet strikes down city bylaw before anticipated committee, High Court decisions.
Engineering project at Hashalom Railway Station necessitates closure of key road artery for 28 hours on Friday evening and Saturday.
Despite the bluster and (partly justified) self-confidence he showed when meeting the media this week, the PM is feeling shifting tectonic plates beneath his feet, due to looming legal and political threats.
Religious members of Be’er Sheva's city council are threatening to resign over plan to turn annual pride event into proper parade.
Mass-mailed complaints stem from social media campaigns encouraging people to complain about a certain lawmakers.
Although Rami Sadan denies making comments disparaging of Sephardi Jews – the Shas party's core constituency - the party is determined to block his appointment as chairman of Channel 10's news operations.