Knesset


Israel-Gaza War, International Criminal Court
106 MKs sign a petition against ICC Prosecutor's decision to file for warrants against Netanyahu and Gallant

The Labor Party and the Arab parties refused to sign, each for their own reasons. Labor MK Naama Lazimi called the petition a "meaningless statement" meant to be a "tool of Bibi's."

Avi Woolf | 20.05.24

Israel-Gaza War, Al-Jazeera

Netanyahu on the "Al-Jazeera Law" allowing the channel to be banned: "The terror channel will broadcast in Israel no more"

Prime Minister Netanyahu announced from his hospital bed that following the passage of the law against al-Jazeera's broadcasts in Israel by the Knesset, he will work to implement the law immediately.

Yair Amar, JFeed Staff | 01.04.24

Israel-Gaza War

Defense Ministry: 6,400 wounded being handled by Rehabilitation Dept, three times the number in 2022

The ministry said that Israel has never had to handle so many wounded in such a short time.

Avi Woolf | 26.03.24

Protests in Israel

Five arrested at anti-government protests

Dozens of protesters blocked the entrance to the Knesset demanding new elections. Two rioters tied themselves to the vehicle blocking the emergency exit.

Yehuda Klein, JFeed Staff | 20.03.24

Fiancés of Fallen Soldiers

"You abandoned us" - Religious fiancé of fallen soldier slams MKs at fiery hearing 

The bill to recognize fiancées of fallen IDF soldiers was approved today in its second and third readings. Noa Rubin who lost her fiancé in Gaza shared her pain: "The system I believed in abandoned me."

gila isaacson, JFeed Staff | 19.03.24

Budget, Knesset

Updated budget for 2024 passes final vote

Minister Avi Dichter previously threatened to vote no, but ultimately changed his mind and voted in favor of the budget bill.

Bentzi Rubin, JFeed Staff | 13.03.24

Jonathan Pollard

Which party will he join? Jonathan Pollard announces Knesset run

The Israeli spy talked about the long and difficult time in the American prison, and revealed that the events of October 7 pushed him to run for office.

JFeed Staff | 12.03.24

Israel-Gaza War, Knesset, Palestinian State

99 MKs vote in favor of rejecting one-sided recognition of a Palestinian state

The Knesset voted overwhelmingly in favor of a government statement rejecting global recognition of a Palestinian state without a negotiated settlement.

Yair Amar, JFeed Staff | 21.02.24

Israel-Gaza War, Taxes

Knesset Finance Committee approves raising VAT to 18% to cover wartime shortfall

The tax increase now goes to the Knesset for a second and third vote. Members of the committee, including on the coalition, criticized the move as too easy and harming the weakest members of society.

Avi Woolf | 20.02.24

Israel-Gaza War, Knesset

Effort to expel MK Ofer Cassif from Knesset falls short of needed majority

Gantz, Lapid, and most Yesh Atid members were absent from the plenum during the final vote.

Bentzi Rubin, JFeed Staff | 19.02.24

Knesset, Terrorism

Law Proposal for Expelling Terrorists' Families Passes Preliminary Vote

The Knesset passed a proposed law allowing the Interior Minister to expel a relative of a terrorist, subject to a hearing to determine if they knew of their plan to commit a terror attack.

Bentzi Rubin, JFeed Staff | 07.02.24

Israel-Gaza War

MKs Join in Prayer for the Soldiers and Hostages | Watch

A special prayer was held for the State of Israel, the soldiers of the IDF, and the hostages, in the Knesset synagogue in honor of Tu Bishvat.

Bentzi Rubin, JFeed Staff | 24.01.24

Israel At War, Netanyahu, Gantz

Opposition Initiates a Knesset Discussion Against Netanyahu, Gantz Joins Petition

On the Knesset table, a request from opposition factions for a special "40-signature" debate was placed, requiring the presence of the Prime Minister, and members of the ruling coalition also joined the letter.

Bentzi Rubin, JFeed Staff | 24.01.24

Cut in Budget

For the Second Time: Knesset Announces Another Cut in Budget

Amir Ohana informed the Ministry of Finance that the Knesset will cut an amount of 121 million NIS from its budget for the coming year for the benefit of the war effort; which will be added to the 80 million NIS already cut at the beginning of the war.

Bentzi Rubin, JFeed Staff | 10.01.24

Knesset, Extraordinary Instruction

Extraordinary Instruction of Knesset to MKs Who Live in Judea and Samaria

It was learned that members of the Knesset who live in the settlements of Judea and Samaria were asked to come to the Knesset guard in order to collect protective vests for personal protection.

Bentzi Rubin, JFeed Staff | 03.01.24

Funding of a Degree

Important News for all the Fighters Released from Duty

Members of the Knesset approved the law that provides 100% funding for a degree for released male and female combatants. Students who have started their studies will also receive it retroactively.

Bentzi Rubin, JFeed Staff | 20.12.23

Knesset, US Jewry, Antisemitism

Knesset Subcomittee Discusses Antisemitism on American Campuses

The Knesset heard a series of alarming reports on an increase in antisemitism on American campuses and against Jewish students.

Avi Woolf | 19.12.23

Israel-Gaza War, Budget, Economy

Amended Budget for 2023 Passes Final Vote

The Knesset plenum passed the amended budget for 2023 in a final vote, allowing the continued funding of the war effort and providing for the civilian rear. The opposition and State Camp parties voted against.

Bentzi Rubin, JFeed Staff | 14.12.23

Helicopter Squadron Shares

"I Don't Feel Like a Hero": the Helicopter Squadron Shares in the Knesset About the Battles in Gaza

At a special salute event that takes place in the Knesset, the members of the Knesset hear testimonies and stories of heroism of the members of the security forces since the beginning of the fighting: "Everyone takes part in the mission and we will continue to do so."

Bentzi Rubin, JFeed Staff | 13.12.23

State Budget

An Addition of 26 Billion: the State Budget will Reach Final Approval

Following the war, the Finance Committee approved the updated budget for 2023, where 17 billion NIS will be allocated to defense expenditures and approximately 12 billion NIS to civilian expenditures on the home front.

Bentzi Rubin, JFeed Staff | 12.12.23