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A view from the Knesset

On our final day we met with an Arab Israeli citizen who sits in the Israeli Parliament, the Knesset.

Haneen Zoabi: she was a passionate and enthralling speaker. 190 more words

Israel is leading cannabis reform for patients

Israel has been a shining example of how to deal with cannabis. From the ground breaking scientific research lead by Raphael Mechoulam to the latest news that cannabis… 154 more words


Interview with Oded Frid, Head of Israel's National LGBT Task Force

We were able to get a short interview with Oded Frid, the director-general of the Israeli National LGBT Task Force.

As we have written previously, getting a chance to speak to Frid is more than relevant or necessary for our objectives with this blog. 115 more words


I am a trade union lawyer – my firm’s webpage is: HERE.

I will shortly travel with a delegation of unions to Palestine.

We have a varied and (I think) fascinating itinerary.   79 more words

Housing cabinet approves plans to boost housing supply

By Niv Elis

The housing cabinet on Monday approved two plans to boost housing supply and bring down the cost of apartments, particularly for young couples and first-time buyers. 362 more words

Whats New In Beit Shemesh

Israel's Parliament shoots down civil union's bill proposal... again

On Sunday, following the United State’s victory in marriage equality on June 26, Israel’s “Yesh Atid” party attempted yet again to propose a bill that would allow civil marriages in the Jewish state. 402 more words

My Experience at Knesset

Hi guys,

Last week I had the privilege of traveling to the Knesset (Israeli Parliament) and sitting in on a meeting for the Committee for Immigration, Absorption and Diaspora Affairs. 678 more words