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10/02/2016  
Spotlight
Knesset salutes Israel Police; Minister Erdan: ”Officers displaying courage during these tense times”
”Police officers deserve all the more praise during this tense period, when they are stretched to the limit of their abilities on the streets of Jerusalem and throughout the entire country, prepared to face evil and give us a sense of security,” Knesset Speaker Edelstein said during a ceremony held in honor of Israel`s police force. Opposition leader Herzog: ”Without police there is no democracy. It is crucial that officers are given the tools to eradicate the terror on our streets”… Read more


Knesset Speakers` Quality of Life Prize awarded to three NGOs; Edelstein: ”The true leaders of society”
This year`s recipients of the prestigious prize - Tsofen, Matzmichim and Families of Murder Victims nonprofit organizations - were recognized for their efforts to promote understanding and coexistence between Jews and Arabs, protect human rights and curb violence in Israeli society. ”We wish to thank you for the profound and fundamental change you are making,” Knesset Speaker Yuli-Yoel Edelstein told the NGOs` representatives during the awards ceremony”… Read more



Press Releases
9/2/2016 - Knesset salutes Israel Police; Public Security Minister Erdan: ”Officers displaying courage and level-headedness during these tense times”
9/2/2016 - Knesset Speakers` Quality of Life Prize awarded to three NGOs; Edelstein: ”You are the true leaders of Israeli society”
9/2/2016 - Knesset approves ”NGO transparency bill” in first reading
9/2/2016 - Knesset approves amendment to anti-infiltration law which lowers the maximum migrant detention in Holot facility to 12 months
8/2/2016 - Ethics Committee suspends MKs Zoabi, Ghattas and Zahalka from plenary sittings and committee debates due to meeting with terrorists` families
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On the Public Agenda
”The Arab public suffers most from offenses involving illegal weapons,” Public Security Minister Erdan said during the debate in the committee headed by MK Amsalem. MK Sa`adi called illegal firearms ”a cancer in the body of Arab society,” while fellow Joint List MK Ghattas said ”the history of the relations between the police and the Arab population is filled with suspicion and prejudice.” MK Peri: ”Embrace Arab leaders` willingness to cooperate”… Read more


Yesteryear
10/2/1974
Protest movements led by Motti Ashkenazi demand that Golda Meir and Moshe Dayan resign from their positions because of the failures of the Yom Kippur War. Ashkenazi`s protest, which he began alone, took hold in Israel and eventually thousands of citizens and reserve soldiers joined him in calling for the resignation of the government. A few months later, following the resignation of Golda Meir from the Prime Minister position in May 1974, the protest movement slowly faded until it disappeared.



Next to the planned convention center ("Binyanei Hauma")....



In the Committees
10/2/2016 08:30 - Cancellation of declaration on part of the Mount Carmel National Park, according to the plan for...
10/2/2016 09:00 - Regulating issues related to school transportation in local municipalities, including special...
10/2/2016 09:00 - Israel Bar Association Bill (amendment no. 39), 2015
10/2/2016 09:00 - Public Service Ordinance (restrictions after retirement) (list of positions in the Defense Ministry...
10/2/2016 09:00 - Transparency in the procedures for transferring land in Judea and Samaria and the records of the Al...
10/2/2016 09:30 - Dutch government's decision to stop payments to Holocaust survivors of Dutch descent who receive...
10/2/2016 09:30 - Agreements between the Israel Postal Company and the State
10/2/2016 09:30 - Emotional support for olim (immigrants) – allocating a budget to the ERAN crisis hotline for the...
10/2/2016 09:30 - Discrimination at health clubs - debate initiated by MK Jamal Zahalka
10/2/2016 09:30 - Senior Citizens Bill (amendment no. 14) (terms for participating in activity on behalf of the...
10/2/2016 09:30 - Bill to amend the Pharmacists Ordinance (No. 23) (penalty, financial sanctions and supervision...
10/2/2016 10:00 - Constitution, Law and Justice Committee's initiative to amend Basic Law: the Knesset with regards...
10/2/2016 10:00 - Public petitions regarding the manner in which the Fire and Rescue Authority collects payments
11/2/2016 10:00 - Meeting at the Or Yehuda Municipality to examine the absorption of immigrants in the city, tour of...
14/2/2016 10:00 - Vehicle Services Licensing Bill, 2013
15/2/2016 09:00 - 1. Aspects of the integration of Israelis of Ethiopian descent - state comptroller's report,...
15/2/2016 09:00 - New government taskforces in the Finance Ministry that are operating according to the "Kendall...
15/2/2016 09:30 - Bill to extend the copyright period for an album and performers' copyrights (legislative...
15/2/2016 10:00 - Bill to reduce the use of disposable bags, 2014
15/2/2016 10:00 - Bill to regulate out of bank loans (amendment no. 3), 2015
15/2/2016 10:00 - Closure of the Organization of Partisans Underground Fighters and Ghetto Rebels in Israel due to...
15/2/2016 10:30 - Expediting the process of granting immigrant status to eligible people who arrive in Israel as...
15/2/2016 11:00 - Physical aspects of out-of-home welfare frameworks, state comptroller's report
15/2/2016 11:00 - Transparency of parliamentary work
15/2/2016 11:30 - Tourism minister's report on his office's activity and work plan, and the implementation of the...
15/2/2016 12:00 - Bill to deepen tax collection and increase enforcement (means for the enforcement of tax payments)...
15/2/2016 12:00 - Monitoring the accessibility of theoretical driving tests to Amharic-speaking immigrants
15/2/2016 12:00 - Patients' Rights Bill (amendment no. 9) (consent to receive medical treatment on behalf of a minor...
15/2/2016 12:30 - Mandatory Tenders Regulations (contacts of a higher education institution) (amendment), 2015
15/2/2016 12:30 - Financial Services Oversight Bill (non-institutionalized financial services), 2015
15/2/2016 13:00 - Lanes for electric bicycles in local councils and regulating riding on the vehicles
15/2/2016 13:00 - Lanes for electric bicycles in local municipalities and regulation of riding of these bicycles
16/2/2016 09:00 - Taxation of rabbinical courts, Kabbalists and providers of religious services - state comptroller's...
16/2/2016 09:00 - Supervision of private kennels
16/2/2016 09:30 - Motion for the agenda on wide-scale public transportation on Shabbat in light of the transition to...
16/2/2016 10:00 - Legal Capacity and Guardianship Bill (amendment no. 19), 2015
16/2/2016 10:00 - Rehabilitation programs for people hurt by drug and alcohol abuse
16/2/2016 11:00 - Credit Data Bill, 2015
16/2/2016 11:01 - Obligatory Tenders Bill (amendment – giving preference to small and medium businesses in tenders),...
16/2/2016 12:00 - History meets innovation - technological initiative for preserving Holocaust survivors' testimonies...
16/2/2016 13:00 - Fear of shortage in milk production quotas for 2016
16/2/2016 13:00 - Curriculum for gender equality - joint meeting with the Committee on the Status of Women and Gender...
16/2/2016 13:00 - Programs to promote gender equality
16/2/2016 13:30 - Privacy Protection Directive (deciding on public bodies), 2015 - Organization of Disabled Israel...
16/2/2016 14:00 - Regulations regarding equal rights for persons with disabilities (adjusting accessibility to health...
16/2/2016 14:15 - Seminars for investigators, attorneys and judges on sex offenses and victims of sex offenses
16/2/2016 14:30 - Curbing deadly road accidents - proposals for courses of action of non-parliamentary organizations...
17/2/2016 09:00 - Bill to restrict the use of a place in order to prevent offenses (amendment no. 2), 2014
17/2/2016 09:00 - Bill to deepen tax collection and increase enforcement (deterrence against money laundering)...
17/2/2016 09:00 - Regulations related to cruelty to animals (protection of animals) (raising laying hens), 2016
17/2/2016 09:00 - State system for conversion to Judaism system in Israel – State Comptroller's Report
17/2/2016 09:30 - Consumer Protection Bill (amendment - banning the prohibition on bringing to a place of business...
17/2/2016 09:30 - National Medical Record - between improving medical treatment and protecting the patient's privacy
22/2/2016 09:00 - Request for state comptroller's opinion, in accordance with article 21 of the State Comptroller's...
22/2/2016 09:30 - The Second Authority for Television and Radio Bill (amendment no. 40) (splitting broadcasts of...
22/2/2016 09:30 - Shortage of academics in the engineering, initiated by MK Robert Ilatov
22/2/2016 10:00 - Anti-Terror Bill, 2015
22/2/2016 10:30 - Consumer Protection Bill (amendment no. 44) (announcement on termination of transaction for a...
22/2/2016 11:00 - Council for Higher Education's treatment of students of Ethiopian descent
22/2/2016 11:00 - 1. Assistance for those who are eligible for housing – State Comptroller's Report 65c, p. 431 2....
22/2/2016 11:30 - Vehicle Services Licensing Bill, 2013
22/2/2016 12:30 - Bill to deepen tax collection and increase enforcement (means for the enforcement of tax payments)...
22/2/2016 14:30 - Public transportation in Arab communities
23/2/2016 09:30 - Status of temporary workers and dismissal of workers in the Israel Electric Corporation
23/2/2016 10:00 - Legal Capacity and Guardianship Bill (amendment no. 19), 2014
23/2/2016 10:00 - Supervision of youth employment in the summer
23/2/2016 11:00 - 1. Activity of the Israeli Academy of Sciences and Humanities 2. Scientific cooperation on a global...
23/2/2016 11:30 - Credit Data Bill, 2015
23/2/2016 13:00 - Communications Bill (Bezeq and broadcasts) (amendment no. 62) (harassing emergency hotlines), 2015 ...
23/2/2016 14:00 - Financial Services Oversight Bill (non-institutional financial services), 2015
24/2/2016 09:00 - Israel Prison Service Commissioner's briefing on its activities - presentation of the vision and...
25/2/2016 10:30 - Monitoring the implementation of the Public Protection from Sex Offenders Law
29/2/2016 10:00 - Anti-Terror Bill, 2015
1/3/2016 11:00 - Examining the environmental repercussions of the hydraulic fracture technique (fracking) for the...
7/3/2016 09:00 - Food loss – social, environmental, and economical consequences – State Comptroller's Report 65c –...
14/3/2016 10:00 - State's contact with private elements, follow-up meeting
21/3/2016 09:00 - Building infrastructures for educational institutions in the Bedouin sector, with the participation...
22/3/2016 10:00 - Supervision of youth employment in the summer
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