Knesset salutes women in the IDF and security forces; PM: ”You are the future IDF chiefs of staff”

The Knesset on Tuesday held an event honoring female members of the IDF and security forces, with the participation of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Knesset Speaker Yuli-Yoel Edelstein, President of the Supreme Court Miriam Naor, members of Knesset, as well as hundreds of female IDF soldiers and officers. The event, titled ”Women of Valor,” was Full Article … [Read more...]

EU coordinator for combating anti-Semitism: ”The goal is to allow Jews to live in Europe without fear”

During Tuesday`s meeting of the Committee for Immigration, Absorption and Diaspora Affairs on the European Union`s efforts to combat anti-Semitism, Committee MK Chairman Avraham Neguise (Likud) thanked the EU`s coordinator for combating anti-Semitism, Katharina von Schnurbein, for the recent measures taken by the EU, including the Code of Conduct adopted by the European Commission and Full Article … [Read more...]

Knesset launches Israel-Ghana Parliamentary Friendship Group

MKs Avraham Neguise (Likud) and Ksenia Svetlova launched on Tuesday the Israel-Ghana Parliamentary Friendship Group, which will be headed by Neguise. The event was attended by parliamentarians from Ghana, the African country`s ambassador to Israel, as well as representatives of the Foreign Ministry and the Israel-Africa Chamber of Commerce. ”Israel and Ghana have much in Full Article … [Read more...]

Knesset passes NGO transparency law

At the conclusion of a lengthy plenary debate, during which the opposition factions raised numerous objections, the Knesset passed into law late Monday the so-called ”NGO bill.” The bill, officially titled the “Transparency Requirements for Parties Supported by Foreign State Entities Bill,” which passed its third and final vote by 57-48, requires that NGOs who Full Article … [Read more...]

Speaker Edelstein meets with Greek opposition leader Mitsotakis: ”Countries in the region understand that cooperating with Israel is in their best interest”

Knesset Speaker Yuli Yoel Edelstein met on Monday with Greek opposition leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis. ”I have heard many good things about your political activity and support for Israel,” Edelstein told his guest at the onset of the meeting, which took place in the Speaker`s bureau. Edelstein mentioned that he is scheduled to travel to Greece Full Article … [Read more...]

PM Netanyahu addresses the Ethiopian parliament

​All nations are threatened by the forces of terror. The terrorists see us, all of us, as one. We must fight them as one. And I want to pledge to you one thing: We can defeat them; we will defeat them; but working together we’ll defeat them even faster.   Copyright: GPO/Kobi Gideon ​ (Communicated Full Article … [Read more...]

President Rivlin on state visit to Bulgaria

​President Rivlin: "We must all stand strong together and say in a loud and clear voice that above all else, we will fight terrorism and its supporters in any place they may try and reach and in every place they will attempt to hide."   Copyright: GPO/Haim Zach ​(Communicated by the President’s Spokesperson) President Reuven Full Article … [Read more...]

PM Netanyahu on official visit to Ethiopia

​PM Netanyahu: I’m absolutely delighted with the fact that the cooperation we have with Ethiopia and so many other African countries is consolidating into the recognition that all African countries can benefit from renewed cooperation with Israel.   Copyright: GPO/Kobi Gideon ​(Communicated by the Prime Minister’s Media Adviser) Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, this morning (Thursday, Full Article … [Read more...]