Hasson, a member of the Kadima faction, has served as an MK since 2006. He was recently appointed chairman of the Israel Antiquities Authority and is expected to assume his duties soon. Ronit Tirosh, who served as an MK in the 17th and 18th Knessets, is expected to replace him in parliament. Knesset Speaker Yuli-Yoel Edelstein to Hasson: ”We were together in three Knessets, and I am sorry about the resignation, but I know where you are headed and I wish you success”
Tours of the Knesset will be held as normal. The Chagall State Hall and the artist`s tapestries are under renovation and therefore the tour will not include a visit there. Thank you for understanding. We wish you an enjoyable and pleasant visit.
”We must not underestimate an act as vile as this,” Knesset Speaker Yuli-Yoel Edelstein said with regards to the posting on Facebook of fabricated photos depicting President Reuven Rivlin, Police Commissioner Yohanan Danino and former ministers Tzipi Livni, Yair Lapid and Michael Eitan in Nazi uniforms. ”We must all remember that freedom of expression is not freedom to incite”
| ||Minister of Labor Golda Meir reports on the hard living conditions in the transit camps, caused by flooding from heavy rains, and suggests that the Public Service Committee and the Labor Committee should deal with the issue immediately. The Minister of Labor emphasized that ”In order to ensure that food, medical services, educational services, teachers, doctors and nurses are able to reach the transit camps it is necessary to arrange special transportation to the camps.”|| |
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The 120 Knesset members are elected directly by the public to four-year terms. They represent all of the State of Israel's citizens.
Assembly of all the Knesset members in order to vote on bills, debate issues of national concern, and more.
The Plenum is the central body of the Knesset, and has the highest authority within it.
In the various committees, the Knesset members discuss issues presented by the Knesset Presidium and the Plenum, as well as issues on the public agenda.
They also prepare bills and approve them for a debate at the Knesset Plenum.