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Three MKs test positive for COVID-19

MKs Etty Atia, Haim Katz and Yoav Ben Tzur test positive for COVID-19, as does advisor to Deputy Minister Abir Kara.

Three MKs test positive for COVID-19

Likud Central Committee: No to government with terrorist supporters

Members of Likud Central Committee approve proposal stipulating the Likud will not participate in coalition that relies terror supporters.

Likud Central Committee: No to gov't with terrorist supporters

New bill calls for full application of sovereignty

Knesset Land of Israel Lobby submits bill calling for full application of sovereignty over all Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria.

New bill calls for full application of sovereignty

'Instead of sovereignty, we get delays'

Samaria council head: Netanyahu was supposed to attend cornerstone-laying ceremony in Har Bracha today to announce sovereignty.

'Instead of sovereignty, we get delays'

Knesset committee approves immunity for MK Haim Katz

Most members of Knesset House Committee support immunity for Likud MK suspected of fraud and breach of trust.

Knesset committee approves immunity for MK Haim Katzplayer

Haim Katz endorses Netanyahu rival ahead of Likud primary vote

Bid to unseat Netanyahu as chief of Likud gains momentum, with senior Likud member and former minister Haim Katz endorsing Gideon Sa'ar.

Haim Katz endorses Netanyahu rival ahead of Likud primary vote

Netanyahu, Katz to discuss whether, when to hold primaries

PM, Likud Central Committee chairman respond to demand for primaries for Likud leadership.

Netanyahu, Katz to discuss whether, when to hold primaries

Proposal for Netanyahu: Primaries in a year

Chairman of Likud Central Committee suggests that the Central Committee will convene next week to announce primaries in about a year.

Proposal for Netanyahu: Primaries in a year

Government sanctions Sabbath desecration in soccer industry

Minister of Labor signs general permit aiming to legalize soccer games on Shabbat.

Government sanctions Sabbath desecration in soccer industry

Daycare registration to open in February instead of May

Economy Ministry aims to make daycare registration more efficient, allow parents to file for subsidies in May instead of September.

Daycare registration to open in February instead of May

Bill limiting Shabbat work approved

Knesset passes in second, third readings bill stipulating that Jewish tradition will be considered before granting work permits for Shabbat.

Bill limiting Shabbat work approved

'Shabbat Law' wins coalition backing

Coalition approves proposal to limit work by government-owned corporations during the Sabbath.

'Shabbat Law' wins coalition backing

'Likud ministers are trying to topple the government'

Haredi MK Yisrael Eichler claims Shabbat construction work controversy manufactured by Likud ministers trying to topple Netanyahu.

'Likud ministers are trying to topple the government'

Minister Katz: I hope the protest tent will be dismantled soon

Welfare and Social Services Minister Haim Katz visited protest tent of bereaved families and local council leaders opposite PM's residence.

Minister Katz: I hope the protest tent will be dismantled soon

'Build bypass roads to prevent future murders'

Welfare Minister demands PM explain why the number of houses being built is far lower than the number of houses approved.

'Build bypass roads to prevent future murders'

Netanyahu scrambles as program assisting French Olim set to end

Politicians are scrambling after news that a program assisting new French Olim is set to end.

Netanyahu scrambles as program assisting French Olim set to end

Minister: I was unaware of infrastructure work on Rosh Hashana

Labor Minister Katz denies responsibility for permitting construction work in Tel Aviv over Rosh Hashanah.

Minister: I was unaware of infrastructure work on Rosh Hashana

Welfare Ministry capitulates to LGBT pressure

Following pressure from LGBT groups, Welfare Ministry tells court it waives condition that only 'a man and his wife' may adopt children.

Welfare Ministry capitulates to LGBT pressure

'Netiv Ha'avot does not have to be destroyed'

Likud minister says he's sure other solutions are available, promises to recruit Kulanu party.

'Netiv Ha'avot does not have to be destroyed'

Likud MK demands coalition back adoption by LGBT couples

Likud MK demands state change position on same-sex adoption. Welfare Minister says he intends to reconsider issue.

Likud MK demands coalition back adoption by LGBT couples

'New daycare guidelines harm haredi communities'

Haredi MK says government needs to put more money into building daycare centers for haredi communities, slams 'contradiction.'

'New daycare guidelines harm haredi communities'

Yogev: Add Rabbi Rosen to Shabbat permit committee

MK Motti Yogev has asked minister Haim Katz to appoint Rabbi Yisrael Rosen to the committee for Shabbat work permits.

Jewish Home MK: Add Tzomet founder to Shabbat permit committee

Haim Katz: This Shabbat work on railway continues

Haim Katz has decided that essential work will take place on railways this Shabbat and in the following weeks on Shabbat.

Haim Katz: Work will take place on railway this Shabbat

Some railway projects to be postponed

Minister Haim Katz does not intend to automatically approve all the infrastructure works planned on the Israel Railways this coming Shabbat.

Some railway projects to be postponed

Welfare Minister to reexamine Shabbat work permits

Welfare Minister Haim Katz says he will reexamine Shabbat work permits following the coalition crisis over railway work on Shabbat.

Welfare Minister to reexamine Shabbat work permits

Likud members urge Netanyahu not to fire Katz

Ministers and Knesset Members from the Likud urge Prime Minister not to dismiss Transportation Minister over Shabbat work.

Likud members urge Netanyahu not to fire Katz

Kahlon denies reports of Cabinet reshuffle

Finance Minister insists there will be no change of ministries without Yoav Galant's full agreement

Kahlon denies reports of Cabinet reshuffle

Cabinet reshuffle to hit Kulanu

Reports indicate Netanyahu intends to give Kulanu Economy Ministry, though its authorities will be reduced.

Cabinet reshuffle to hit Kulanu

Ministers demand government recognize Amona

Several ministers, MKs join Amona residents' protest tent in front of Prime Minister's office, declaring 'Amona won't fall again'.

Ministers demand government recognize Amona

'We fought Sharon, if need be we can fight Bibi'

Likud minister visits Amona protest tent, promises to fight for embattled town. 'We made a mistake in Gush Katif, we cannot repeat it.'

'We fought Sharon, if need be we can fight Netanyahu'

Likud Min. demands 'painful' response to TA attack

Haim Katz calls for 'extraordinary' Israeli response that will 'go down in history' following murderous terror attack in Sarona Market.

Likud Minister demands 'painful' response to Tel Aviv attack

Coalition MKs fight for underage rights

Justice and Social Affairs Ministers support bill which would add more parental supervision in juvenile crime cases.

Coalition MKs fight for underage rights

Minister Haim Katz questioned for insider trading

Welfare and Social Services Min. suspected of illegally using internal information to make massive profits on shares.

Minister Haim Katz questioned over insider trading allegations

Minister: Judea-Samaria aid not enough

Comprehensive aid package 'does not provide for the residents' needs,' Haim Katz states, including self-defense and coping skills.

Minister: Judea-Samaria aid not enough to cope with terror

'Expel terrorist families, beat ISIS-like terror'

Transportation Minister Haim Katz vows to table bill tomorrow to enable expulsion of terrorists' families as 'deterrent.'

Katz: Expel terrorists' families to defeat 'ISIS-like terror'

Gov, opposition support building in Ma'ale Adumim

Land of Israel Lobby holds special Knesset meeting on building freeze in Ma'ale Adumim. All agree that Bibi must allow building.

Gov, opposition join to support building in Ma'ale Adumim

Netanyahu wins bid to move up Likud primaries

Likud Central Committee approves PM's proposal to hold leadership vote in February. As well: Haim Katz chosen Central Committee chair.

Netanyahu wins bid to move up Likud primaries

Likud to choose new Central Committee head today

Likud members to choose Central Committee head. Main candidates are Haim Katz, Dudi Amsalem, Tzachi Hanegbi.

Likud to choose new Central Committee head today

MKs livid over poverty report

Left skewers Netanyahu, calls for commission of inquiry over abysmal poverty statistics; solutions focus on incentives for working poor.

'We like to talk about poverty, but really don't like the poor'

'A strong Committee chair can send Netanyahu home'

Welfare Min. Haim Katz tells Likud ministers he plans to run for chairman; official postulates he'll gain support as he poses no threat.

'A strong Likud Central Committee chair can send Netanyahu home'