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Knesset passes controversial ‘minimarket’ bill that may prevent stores from opening on the Sabbath

The Knesset passed the “minimarket” bill early on Tuesday morning, with only one vote more than the opposition. The law may enforce the shuttering...

Knesset to vote on controversial ‘mini-market’ bill that will enable shutting down stores on...

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that the vote on the controversial bill that may prevent convenience stores from opening on Saturday, the Jewish...

Bill to ban businesses from opening on Shabbat approved by ministers

In accordance with a deal between Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the ultra-Orthodox parties, the government on Sunday approved a bill that grants the...

Israeli government coalition meeting canceled due to Sabbath crisis

After Israeli Health Minister Yaakov Litzman resigned and Shas Party Chairman Aryeh Deri boycotted the coalition meeting, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is attempting...

Arie Deri: “Netanyahu has stabbed us in the back”

3 years after he proposed increasing the electoral threshold in the Knesset, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has had a change of heart; he...

Shas MK Yigal Guetta hands over official letter of resignation to Knesset speaker

After he revealed during a radio interview that he attended the wedding of his gay nephew, Shas MK Yigal Guetta officially handed over his...

Shas members divided over fate of MK who attended gay nephew’s wedding

Following MK Yigal Guetta's decision to resign, some Shas members think his decision to attend his gay nephew's wedding does not justify his dismissal...

Israeli Defense Minister responds to controversial Supreme Court decision

Today, Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman responded to the Supreme Court’s decision to cancel the ultra-Orthodox amendment to the Recruitment Law and called for...

Israel Supreme Court cancels draft bill amendment, sparking ultra-Orthodox outrage

After the Israeli Supreme Court canceled the ultra-Orthodox amendment to the Equal Service law, the chairmen of the ultra-Orthodox parties held an emergency meeting...

Shas MK Yigal Guetta resigns amid gay wedding controversy

After the serious criticism voiced by rabbis due to his participation in his nephew’s gay wedding, MK Yigal Guetta of Shas announced his resignation....