|01/09/2015 20th Knesset, First Session, Summer Recess|
The Knesset will be closed from Monday, August 17 through Tuesday, September 1 due to the parliament`s summer recess
On the Public Agenda
Speaking during a special plenary session to honor the memory of the Revisionist Zionist leader Ze’ev Jabotinsky, PM Netanyahu said the deal was ”bad on all counts” and criticized the Western powers for their ”willingness to accept tyrannical regimes.” Speaker Edelstein: ”This agreement is the beginning of the collapse of the Western wall of resistance against the murderous takeover of radical Islam”
11 women in the First Knesset and 21 in the Eighteenth Knesset....
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