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  • Knesset ethics panel reprimands haredi lawmaker who slammed Women of the Wall

    March 29, 2016 | 2:54 pm

    The Knesset Ethics Committee reprimanded a United Torah Judaism lawmaker for saying that members of a group that holds women’s prayer services at the Western Wall should be “thrown to the dogs.”

    Meir Porush, the deputy education minister and a member of the haredi Orthodox party,...

  • Three Arab-Israeli MKs suspended for meeting with terrorists’ families

    February 8, 2016 | 12:46 pm

    Three Arab-Israeli Knesset members have been suspended from the parliament for meeting with the families of Palestinians who were killed while perpetrating terror attacks.

    The Knesset Ethics Committee approved the disciplinary move against Haneen Zoabi, Basel Ghatta and Jamal...

  • Knesset member suspended over crude poem

    January 17, 2012 | 10:33 am

    The Knesset Ethics Committee suspended Israeli-Arab lawmaker Ahmed Tibi after he attacked a fellow lawmaker with an insulting poem.

    On Tuesday, the committee suspended Tibi for a week for reciting an original poem using dirty and hurtful language in an attack on Anastasia Michaeli,...