Culture Minister Miri Regev has been trying to receive an authority similar to the one the finance minister has, to retroactively suspend funding for cultural activities that 'contravene the principles of the state.' Now she has the finance minister on her side
Representatives from the Arab community in Israel met with UN deputy commissioner for human rights Wednesday, as part of an effort to pressure the international community to condemn Israel and cancel law
Ayelet Shaked claims Israel has never passed a racist law, says any Knesset that can pass racist laws is one that would not obey a High Court’s decisions
Netanyahu suggests lower minimum for party representation in the Knesset ■ 'It's easier to maneuver smaller parties,' says source who spoke to PM about his motive
'Israel supports American actions that are meant to clarify to Palestinians that a refusal to negotiate will not promote peace,' prime minister's office says in statement
Palestinian representative in U.S. says Trump's move is part of effort to 'protect Israeli crimes and attacks against the land and people of Palestine' ■ J Street condemns move for 'sabotaging' Israeli-Palestinian peace process
Responding to reports about Iranian ballistic missile deployment in Iraq, Defense Minister Lieberman says 'we retain total freedom of action, will not limit ourselves to Syria'
Avigdor Lieberman also says Israel will thwart any Iranian threat – not just in Syria
Justice minister welcomes the decision, saying the 'wrong done' with the evacuation of previous settlements 'shall not recur.' Right-wing MK said the court 'saved homes and entire settlements'
MK Forer claims Joint List members have violated the criminal code, which permits the imposition of a 10-year prison sentence
Yariv Levin of Likud leads a chorus of outcries by Jewish MKs and ministers against Arab politicians' bid for international intervention against a controversial nation-state law Israel recently passed
Knesset to convene in special session on decision to halt Shabbat construction of Ayalon bridge
'Unthinkable that the sacred Sabbath will be trampled over in the state of the Jewish people,' Religious lawmaker says; opposition members: 'Politicians serve their rabbis rather than the public'
Opposition leader Livni: Avnery planted the idea of peace before it was part of the public discourse
Why was the old law overturned, what is the bill's new formulation, and could Netanyahu call early elections?
PM gives Knesset two weeks to pass law; if not, the target for an election date is in mid-February
Few Jewish lawmakers attend Arab-led demonstration, while culture minister says march proves 'cooperation between left and Israeli Arabs who want another country'
Knesset speaker calls opposition leader Livni's speech 'a disgrace'
Speaker Yuli Edelstein only signed the letter after getting it translated into Hebrew by Knesset staff
Tourism Minister Yariv Levin, who shepherded passage of the law through the Knesset, tells Haaretz he insisted the value of equality not be included in the legislation because it would undermine the Law of Return