Knesset ratifies Breaking the Silence law banning group from schools

July 17, 2018 by  
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The Knesset ratified the so-called “Breaking the Silence Law” overnight between Monday and Tuesday, giving Education Minister Naftali Bennett the authority to prevent organisations that “act against the IDF” from addressing school groups or entering state-funded schools.

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Israeli lawmakers author counter-bill criminalising Polish Holocaust denial

February 3, 2018 by  
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In a direct response to a bill passed by Polish legislators criminalising terms that link Poland to any involvement of the heinous crimes in the Holocaust, 61 members of Israel’s Knesset co-sponsored new legislation whereby exonerating Polish involvement in crimes against humanity during World War II will be considered a form of illegal Holocaust denial. Read more

What did you hear when Mike Pence spoke to the Knesset?

In Monday’s New York Times, columnist Max Fisher treated Vice President Mike Pence’s visit to Israel as just another expression of what he considers the divisive policies of the Trump administration…Jonathan S. Tobin/JNS.org. Read more

Balfour at the Knesset

November 10, 2017 by  
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An international conference discussing the significance of the Balfour Declaration has taken place at the Knesset in Jerusalem…reports Michael Kuttner. Read more

Operating under Knesset law

March 12, 2015 by  
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Recent assertions by the UIA about their “unique” status has raised serious concerns within the boardrooms and offices of other Zionist organisations…writes JNF CEO Dan Springer.

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We visit the Knesset

February 10, 2015 by  
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At the invitation of the Government Press Office, members of the foreign press stationed in Israel were invited to participate in a tour of the Knesset and a briefing which amongst other topics covered democracy in action and the mechanics of the forthcoming elections. Read more

Seminar on Israeli communities abroad

November 16, 2014 by  
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A seminar on Israeli communities abroad has been held in the Knesset in Jerusalem.  Read more