Cabinet communique

Recently, three Balad MKs went to comfort the families of people who murdered Israeli citizens. We are making great efforts and great investments in order to integrate Arab citizens in Israeli society and they are building walls of hatred.   Copyright: Reuters (Communicated by the Prime Minister’s Media Advisor) At the weekly Cabinet meeting today (Sunday, Full Article … [Continue reading]

At the weekly Cabinet meeting 07.02.2016

1. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made the following remarks: "We are marking a year since the passing of our friend the late Uri Orbach. Uri was a wonderful minister who worked to bring Jewish culture and Jewish heritage to all Israelis, and initiated innovative programs for veteran and adult citizens. In all of these he took Full Article … [Continue reading]

Summary of editorials from the Hebrew press

MFASummaryNewHaaretzJerusalem PostYediot AharonotMa’arivGlobesIsrael Hayom   The Jerusalem Post discusses the government’s determination to reduce the pollution in the Haifa Bay area on the backdrop of the alarm caused by an incomplete report which states that the alarming number of deformed babies born in Haifa is due to pollution from the petrochemical industry, and praises the National Action Plan that will decrease the air pollution level to half the 2014 level by 2018. The author contends that “Part of the recent hullabaloo over newborn head sizes was no doubt connected with a … [Continue reading]

Paramedical degrees obtained abroad will be recognized in Israel

Paramedical professionals who were certified in a country where their job does not require an academic degree can convert their qualifications in Israel without having to go back to school.   Copyright: The Knesset (Communicated by the Knesset Spokesperson) The Knesset plenum approved Tuesday evening (2 February 2016) an amendment to a law on health Full Article … [Continue reading]

PM Netanyahu’s Remarks at the Start of the Weekly Cabinet Meeting

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Photo by GPO  Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu this morning made the following remarks at the start of the weekly Cabinet meeting: "We are marking a year since the passing of our friend the late Uri Orbach. Uri was a wonderful minister who … [Continue reading]

Statement from PM Netanyahu

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 Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu issued the following statement: "Members of Knesset who go to comfort the families of terrorists who murdered Israelis do not deserve to be in the Israeli Knesset. I have asked the Speaker of the Knesset to … [Continue reading]

Conviction of two minors in the Muhammad Abu-Khdeir murder case

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The sentences handed down – 21 years and life imprisonment – reflect the severity of the offenses committed by the minors: the murder of an innocent boy their own age, whose life was brutally taken.   (Communicated by the … [Continue reading]

PM Netanyahu and Knesset Speaker Edelstein to file complaints with Ethics Committee

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PM Netanyahu: "Members of Knesset who go to comfort the families of terrorists who murdered Israelis do not deserve to be in the Israeli Knesset. I have asked the Speaker of the Knesset to examine what steps can be taken against them."   … [Continue reading]