Racist MK Itamar Ben-Gvir is forcefully removed from the Knesset podium and then ejected from the plenum after calling Joint List MK Ahmed Tibi (right) a "terrorist", July 26, 2021.

Ben-Gvir Dragged from the Knesset Dais for Calling MK Tibi “Terrorist”

A marathon debate in the Knesset on coronavirus restrictions began rancorously on Monday night, July 26, as Kahanist lawmaker Itamar Ben-Gvir (Religious Zionism) called Deputy Knesset Speaker Ahmed Tibi (Joint List) a “terrorist.” The racist Ben-Gvir was forcefully removed from the Knesset podium and ejected from the plenum. Ben-Gvir, who took to the podium during a…

The Joint List's six MKs pose in the plenum for a picture commemorating the defeat of another annual extension to the "emergency measure" statue of Israel's racist Citizenship Law, Tuesday, July 6, 2021.

Blow to Coalition as Extension of Racist Citizenship Law is Defeated

The Knesset voted down extending for yet another year the 2003 “emergency measure” Citizenship and Entry into Israel Law on Tuesday morning, July 6, after an all-night session, despite a compromise on the controversial legislation reached by the governing coalition. The “temporary” legislation which was first enacted 18 years ago denies the automatic granting of Israeli…