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'Jewish State' law
July 18, 2018, 2:45 pm
Final text of the Jewish nation-state bill that is set to become law
The latest version of the proposed 'Basic Law: Israel as the Nation-State of the Jewish People,' as authorized by the Knesset for second and third plenary votes
July 17, 2018, 5:03 am
Does Israel need a Jewish nation-state law?
Jewish Federations of North America head says there are portions of legislation that 'American Jews would struggle with'
July 16, 2018, 1:16 pm
To Helsinki in a handbasket: 9 things to know for July 16
Expectations are not especially high for the Trump-Putin meeting, and open questions remain over who won in Gaza and what the upshots of the Iran nuclear revelations are
July 13, 2018, 3:19 pm
EU envoy denies using ‘derogatory language’ to describe Jewish state bill
After reprimand for having allegedly called controversial legislation racist, Emanuele Giaufret says respect for human rights is a 'key part of the EU-Israel partnership'
July 13, 2018, 7:49 am
By allowing towns to segregate, Israel may cross a different kind of red line
The wounds of America's redlining policy, which led to segregated housing, still fester 50 years after it was rescinded. Will the nation-state bill put Israel on the same path?
July 12, 2018, 9:47 pm
Israel summons EU envoy for dressing down in clash over Jewish state bill
After TV report says ambassador told MKs the controversial law 'reeks of racism,' Netanyahu orders he be rebuked at the Foreign Ministry
July 12, 2018, 5:42 pm
MK slammed for likening ‘Jewish State bill’ to Nazi-era evil
Yesh Atid's Yael German says she learned in Majdanek that 'one cannot remain silent in the face of injustices against minorities'
July 12, 2018, 10:07 am
Bennett pushing to soften proposal allowing Jewish-only communities
Jewish Home leader's amendment would remove controversial clause from nation-state bill but instead call to strengthen Jewish presence in predominantly Arab Israeli areas
July 11, 2018, 6:24 pm
Sharansky: Jewish state bill will ‘drive a wedge’ between Israel and Diaspora
Citing clauses that could exclude Arabs from some communities, downgrade status of Arabic, outgoing Jewish Agency head joins president, AG in urging coalition MKs to rethink
July 11, 2018, 9:30 am
A people that dwells: 7 things to know for July 11
After ferocious criticism, a clause allowing discriminatory housing may be on its way out faster than Flynn
July 10, 2018, 3:29 pm
But is it bad for the Jews? 6 things to know for July 10
From discriminatory housing to hemming in Gaza and the newest SCOTUS pick, the Israeli press seems most concerned with how it will affect the tribe
July 10, 2018, 10:03 am
In rare rebuke, Rivlin urges MKs to amend ‘discriminatory’ Jewish state bill
Eliciting anger of Likud lawmakers, president says controversial legislation 'could harm the Jewish people, Jews throughout the world and the State of Israel'"
July 9, 2018, 10:02 pm
Jewish Home threatens to block Jewish state bill — report
Nationalist party said to demand clause on the priority of Jewish jurisprudence be reinstated to proposal
July 8, 2018, 9:27 pm
Amid talk of early-2019 elections, Netanyahu, Kahlon squabble at cabinet table
In front of fellow ministers, Kulanu chief slams 'philosopher' premier: 'Even with 20 more years as PM, you won't pass serious reforms'
July 1, 2018, 5:32 pm
PM says he wants to push controversial ‘Jewish state’ bill through Knesset
Netanyahu tells coalition heads he wants final vote on long-stalled law, which has been criticized as discriminatory to Israel’s Arab and other minority populations