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Israeli MKs Push for ‘Meatless Monday’ and Compassion in Knesset

Member of Knesset Dov Lipman (Yesh Atid) has joined media personality Miki Haimovich in promoting the “Meatless Mondays” initiative. Lipman hopes to bring Meatless Mondays to the Knesset. Lipman met with Haimovich to discuss the possibility of a Meatless Mondays Knesset Lobby, which would promote vegetarianism, or simply a reduction in meat consumption, in order […]

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MK Danny Danon

The Right Moment for Israel’s Danny Danon?

by Daniel Pipes The Washington Times August 5, 2013 “Lunacy.” That’s how Danny Danon describes Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s decision to hand over 104 killers to the Palestinian Authority as a “goodwill gesture.” He’s hardly alone, as many observers (including myself) are outraged by this move. But Danon, 42, has a unique place in this […]

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Muslim Introduces Bill That Will Ban Cartoons of Muhammad in Israel

Muslim MK Ibrahim Sarsour (Ra’am-Ta’al) has reintroduced legislation that would lower the threshold for what is considered a racist offense and would ban the publication of materials that disparage the prophet Muhammad through a “cartoon, defamation and insult,” the Yisrael Hayom newspaper reported on Tuesday. Sarsour is one of three sponsors of the bill, all […]

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Leftist Group Memorializes Terrorists

A group of Israeli protestors demonstrated against a Memorial Day event that commemorated the lives of IDF soldiers who fell in battle – and the lives of the terrorists they fought against. The leftist “Lochamim Leshalom” (“Fighting for Peace”) group were faced with dozens of parents of Israelis killed in terror attacks, and IDF soldiers […]

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Report: Australia Investigated ‘Prisoner X’

Israel’s mysterious Prisoner X, believed to be an Australian citizen named Ben Zygier who allegedly committed suicide in an Israeli prison in 2010, was under investigation by the Australian Security Intelligence Organization (ASIO), an Australian newspaper revealed on Wednesday. According to the report, ASIO had suspected Zygier of using his Australian passport to spy for […]

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