Tag: Knesset

‘Netanyahu promised clusters, not isolated communities’

Karnei Shomron Mayor Yigal Lahav met with Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu Sunday and received from him a promise that sovereignty would be applied to all Jewish communities in Judea, Samaria, and the Jordan Valley. “He said that on July 1 he would submit to the Knesset plenum a proposal to apply sovereignty to all localities […]

Settler leader: preliminary Knesset vote on annexation bill can happen now

The Knesset should hold an immediate preliminary reading of a private members bill filed by MK May Golan (Likud) that would allow for the application of sovereignty over West Bank settlements, Yesha Council head David Elhayani said on Sunday. “The bill can already be brought now for a preliminary reading” in the Knesset plenum, Elhayani […]

Knesset votes on expedited bill to dissolve, hold fresh elections

The Knesset Arrangements Committee approved on Wednesday the dispersal bill for the 22nd Knesset for a first call and vote in the plenum. The rest of the required readings set to be fast-tracked through parliament by the end of the day, as a midnight deadline to either form a new government or hold fresh elections […]

With Nine Days Left to Form a Government, Can Israelis Be Spared a Third Election?

Just nine days remain until the period ends in which the Knesset can present a candidate to form a government. If that effort is unsuccessful, the Knesset will dissolve and a third round of elections will be inevitable. If, on the other hand, a Knesset member is successful in collecting the required 61 signatures, the […]