Among the countries reportedly expressing concern about the bill were Germany, France, Great Britain, Sweden, Belgium, Ireland, and the U.S.
The Republican will be the second-ever American Speaker to address the Knesset plenum.
Part of the coalition’s judicial reform push, the amendment to Israel’s Basic Law: The Government passes by a vote of 61 for and 47 against.
Ze’ev Jabotinsky wrote in a 1926 pamphlet that after the establishment of the Jewish state, “a considerable Arab population always will remain … if things fare badly for this group of inhabitants, the entire country will fare badly.”
Helen Mirren is a wonderful actress, but her claim that she understands Golda’s “world” or the contemporary debate about Israel’s Supreme Court is pure bunk.
Israel, the only democracy in the Middle East, is undergoing a constitutional crisis.
The prospective move comes after three Israelis were killed in a car-ramming attack in Jerusalem.
One hundred and six lawmakers have already expressed support for the bill, says Maurice Hirsch of Palestinian Media Watch.
The WSJ editorial board has a more positive take on the resilience and future of the Jewish state than the protesters in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem.
The chair of the Knesset’s Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee told U.S. Ambassador to Israel Tom Nides that settlement expansion would continue, despite Washington’s objections. Likud MK Yuli Edelstein, the former Knesset speaker who now heads the pivotal committee, held an introductory meeting with Nides on Wednesday. “I expressed to the ambassador my clear position […]