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Political: June 9, 2011

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Israel Beitenu party is planning to bring back to vote the bill to establish a parliamentary commission of inquiry to examine the leftist NGOs. In addition, MK Uri Ariel (Ha’ichud Hale’umi) and David Rotem (Israel Beitenu) put forward a new bill stating that NGOs which do not support Israel as a Jewish state would be outlawed.

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Political: 29 March, 2011

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The Knesset has approved an amendment to the Citizenship and Entry into Israel Law. The amendment allows to revoke citizenship from anybody convicted of espionage and terror.


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March 29th, 2011 at 6:57 pm

Political: 15 March, 2011

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The Internal Affairs and Environment Committee (of the Knesset, the Israeli parliament) today approved a new bill for 2nd and 3rd reading. The bill, proposed by Knesset members David Rotem and Robert Ilatov (Yisrael Beitenu), which gives the court the authority to revoke citizenship of anybody convicted in treason, in aid to the enemy at a time of war, or in spying.

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March 15th, 2011 at 10:23 pm

Diplomacy: 15 February, 2011

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MKs from both the coalition and opposition, including Tzipi Hotovely (Likud), Avi Dichter (Kadima), David Rotem (Yisrael Beiteinu), Avraham Michaeli (Shas), Zeev Elkin (Likud) and Yitzhak Vaknin (Shas) initiated a bill which would annex the municipalities of Beitar Illit, Ma’ale Adumim, Giv’at Ze’ev, Gush Etzion and Efrat to the municipality of Jerusalem.


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February 15th, 2011 at 10:34 pm

Political: 9 December, 2010

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Knesset Member David Rotem (Yisrael Beitenu) has received death threats after having initiated the Military Conversion to Judaism Act, which prohibits the revocation of conversions to Judaism made inside the Israel army. “Your fate will be worse than Ariel Sharon’s because you are breaking the Nation of Israel.” This message was left in English on MK Rotem’s home voicemail. Rotem stated that “I know the ultra-orthodox and their specialty of threats and curses. I won’t give them the pleasure of having a security detail assigned to me due to these threats. I say to them: call me and we’ll schedule a time and date. I will wait for them.” (Hebrew; English.)

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December 11th, 2010 at 7:16 pm