Israel currently pays a stipend of approximately $450 for a first child but only to women who give birth in hospital.
Culture Minister Miri Regev, who proposed conditioning support to artists on their ‘Zionism,’ agrees to inter-ministerial committee to discuss issue.
Proposed legislation would limit expenditures of groups like V15, which campaigned to topple Netanyahu and his right-wing Likud party in Israel's 2015 election.
After bill fails to garner support of coalition partners, Habayit Hayehudi MK Moti Yogev takes bill off committee's agenda until further changes put in.
The bill would infringe on religious freedom, Israel Democracy Institute says ahead of Sunday's vote at ministerial panel.
Both extreme right and extreme left 'will lead us to Israstine – a Jewish-Arab binational state,' Zionist Union leader says; Lapid: a diplomatic blockade is slowly closing in on us.
'Freedom of religion does not have to be a factor undermining quality of life,' say the bill’s backers.
Bill frustrates the will of the voters, attorney general warns; Joint Arab List head Ayman Odeh says he’ll resign if Balad MKs are ousted. Bill is 'The parliamentary translation of the phrase 'Death to Arabs,'' MK Tibi says.
Budget for psychological and social support for the LGBT community to be doubled.
Amir Ohana, an openly gay lawmaker, drew strong criticism this week after absenting himself from opposition-backed votes on gay rights; all four bills were defeated.