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04/07/2015   20th Knesset, First Session, Summer Assembly
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State Control Cmte chairperson: ”Too soon to gloat about outcome of recent Gaza-bound flotilla”
During a State Control Committee meeting on the Navy`s recent interception of a Gaza-bound flotilla, Chairwoman MK Elharrar emphasized that ”the Security Cabinet ministers are very busy individuals, and when faced with defense decisions that affect the lives of people, the NSC must ensure that they have internalized all of the necessary information.” MK Shelah warned that Cabinet members ”do not have enough knowledge to prepare for future confrontations”


Shin Bet chief at the Knesset: Organized terror finding it difficult to carry out attacks
While briefing the Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee, headed by MK Tzachi Hanegbi, Shin Bet chief Yoram Cohen said Israel`s efforts, coupled with the relatively stable economy in Judea and Samaria, are key factors in maintaining stability in the region in the face of what he referred to as a lack of a diplomatic horizon, international developments and Hamas` efforts. In Gaza, Hamas is in strategic distress and its status as the sovereign power has been eroded, he asserted


Press Releases
2/7/2015 - State Control Cmte chairperson: ”Too soon to gloat about outcome of recent Gaza-bound flotilla”
1/7/2015 - Defense Minister Ya`alon: Exclusion of women from military ceremony ”error in judgment”
1/7/2015 - Shin Bet chief to Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee: Organized terror finding it difficult to carry out attacks
30/6/2015 - PM Netanyahu at Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee: ”No need for the entrance of small ships into Gaza”
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On the Public Agenda
During an Education Committee debate on the BDS campaign, with the participation of researchers and university heads, Committee Chairman MK Yakov Margi said ”If the countries of Europe are not driven by universal values and not by humanitarian values – what is motivating them? I have no doubt that this is the old evil anti-Semitism.” MK Hanin Zoabi: ”There is a crime whose name is occupation, and the whole world recognizes it”


Yesteryear
4/7/1976
The government announces the rescue of hostages from the Air France plane in Entebbe. Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin: ”In a daring, resourceful and sophisticated effort, the IDF succeeded in carrying out the decision of the government of Israel to rescue and free the captive passengers of the Air France flight - hijacked by Palestinian terrorists - who were held as hostages in Uganda and whose lives were in the balance.”



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In the Committees
6/7/2015 10:00 - VAT Regulations (amendment), 2015
6/7/2015 10:00 - Gas Market Regulations (promoting competition) (Rules regarding general automated filling devices),...
6/7/2015 10:45 - Income Tax Regulations (vehicle use equivalents) (ordinance), 2015
6/7/2015 11:30 - 1. Approval for Public Institutions with regards to section 46 of the Income Tax Ordinances 2....
6/7/2015 12:00 - Natural Gas Sector outline presented by the Minister of Energy
7/7/2015 09:00 - One year since Operation Protective Edge - the demographic blooming in the southern towns
7/7/2015 10:00 - Discount on water tariffs for the handicapped
7/7/2015 10:00 - Railroad Regulations (Information on the train at the national information center for public...
7/7/2015 10:00 - Enforcement over using and selling of drugs - an updated picture
7/7/2015 10:30 - Motion for an urgent debate by MK Mickey Levy "The establishment of a waste disposal building...
7/7/2015 11:00 - Israeli robotics initiative - presentation of Israeli robots
7/7/2015 11:30 - Compensation and budget transfers - part of the Knesset's marking of the start of Operation...
7/7/2015 11:30 - 1. Motion for an urgent debate by MK Jamal Zahalka "Racism at the Alber Company: Not renting cars...
7/7/2015 11:30 - Travel delays due to clarifications regarding the Rav Kav card
7/7/2015 14:00 - The state prosecution's, the Israel Lands Authority and the Planning Authorities policy to thwart...
7/7/2015 14:30 - Debate
8/7/2015 09:00 - Israel Electric Company reforms
8/7/2015 09:30 - 1. The non-application of the "Information technology management for bank accounts" provisions to...
9/7/2015 10:00 - Visiting the air force base in Hatzerim
13/7/2015 09:30 - 1. Consumer Protection Bill (amendment - sending a payment warning to a customer), 2015 by MK Uri...
13/7/2015 11:30 - Implementation of the Israel Lands Authority Law
15/7/2015 09:30 - Foreign bank loans (the gray market)
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