Ayelet Shaked said every local government should find a balance between making sure not to exclude women and preserving 'the freedom of a religious way of life' ■ Attorney general says 'there must be adjustments to show respect for ultra-Orthodox'
Chaim Levinson is a Haaretz correspondent, covering the Jewish settlements in the West Bank.
Previously, he was the Yedioth Ahoronot correspondent for Religious Affairs and the Orthodox communities.
Levinson received his B.A. in Social and Humanities Studies at the Open University and is currently studying for his M.A. in Interdisciplinary Democracy Studies.
The bill is slated for a first Knesset vote on Monday evening and the governing coalition is having trouble cobbling together enough votes
Netanyahu has asked lawmakers to redraft the bill, which would bar police from recommending indictments, so that it does not apply to investigations against him
Lieberman expressed some satisfaction with the agreement between Netanyahu and the ultra-Orthodox politicians after the prime minister announced he would promote laws that restricted public works and other activities on the Sabbath
'Pardon for Elor Azaria,' the premier urged, calling on Rivlin to release jailed soldier who shot and killed a subdued Palestinian terrorist
Prime Minister's Office says ministers agreed that legislation will be advanced to preserve the status quo on Shabbat observance
Under pressure from within his own Shas party, Interior Minister Dery skips cabinet meeting in protest of stores opening on Shabbat
One bill is slated to give the government power to bypass municipal bylaws and force the closure of supermarkets on Shabbat
Essential work planned for this upcoming Shabbat around the country by Israel Railways is sparking another political crisis with ultra-Orthodox coalition partners
New Labor Party Chairman Avi Gabbay led support among Zionist Union lawmakers for a government bill calling for the expulsion of asylum seekers, marking a stark U-turn in the party's position