Tag Archive for Ayelet Shaked

Israel’s New Justice Minister Shaked Advances Bill to Stiffen Punishment For Rock Throwing

The proposed revised legislation provides for up to 20 years incarceration for any individual who throws a rock/projectile at any vehicle with the intent to cause harm.



Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked on Thursday announced that she will be aggressively pushing forward with legislation to increase the penalties for persons throwing rocks with fast-track consecutive meetings with the Ministerial Committee on Legislation starting on Sunday.

Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked – Photo: MARC ISRAEL SELLEM/The Jerusalem Post

Little detail was provided by Shaked’s spokeswoman, but she confirmed that the legislation would be similar to that which former justice minister Tzipi Livni had started to push forward. Continue Reading »

MK Shaked Turns to Facebook for Suggestions in Peri’s ISIS Negotiations

After MK Yaakov Peri (Yesh Atid party) suggested negotiating with ISIS, Jewish Home’s MK Ayelet Shaked asks, ‘Will a building freeze in Jerusalem stop the beheadings?… or a withdraw from Maale Adumim halt the raping of Yazdi women in Iraq?’

By Moshe Cohen


What would ISIS want in a negotiation with Israel? What would satisfy the Islamists who have pledged to convert the citizens of every country to Islam – or kill them? MK Ayelet Shaked wants Israelis who have an idea on that issue to contact Yesh Atid MK Yaakov Peri and let him know, because, she said, he apparently believes that such negotiations are the way to deal with Islamists. Continue Reading »

Ministerial Committee: Knesset Can Veto High Court Annulment Decrees

MK Shaked’s bill basically states that with a 61-seat majority, the Knesset will be able to undo High Court ruling if the justices strike down a law.

By Ido Ben Porat, Gil Ronen


The Ministerial Committee on Legislation approved on Sunday a bill submitted by MK Ayelet Shaked (Jewish Home) that would enable the Knesset to override a High Court decision to strike down a law it had previously legislated.

The bill would add a clause to the Basic Law: Human Dignity and Freedom, allowing the re-legislation of laws annulled by the High Court, with a 61-seat majority. The clause would be added to the Basic Law as a temporary order for a period of four years. Continue Reading »

Israel’s Ministerial Legislative Committee to Discuss MK Shaked’s ‘Zoabi’s Law’

Bill to oust MKs guilty of incitement against the State during their current Knesset terms, if passed, will stop further anti-Israel MKs from their pro-terror endeavors.

By Tova Dvorin


The Ministerial Legislative Committee will hold a hearing on a special initiative from Jewish Home MK Ayelet Shaked Sunday, nicknamed “Zoabi’s Law.”

“Zoabi’s Law,” if passed, will amend existing laws allowing the Knesset’s Central Elections Committee to reject the re-application of current MKs for the next Knesset term if they are found guilty of incitement or supporting known terrorist groups.

The amendment would also allow the Knesset to boot current MKs over incitement – not only before the next elections. Continue Reading »

MK Ayelet Shaked seeking a reduction in inequality



Habayit Hayehudi MK Ayelet Shaked, the head of the Knesset’s Special Committee for the Equal Sharing of the Burden, responded on Tuesday to criticism committee’s bill.

Habayit Hayehudi MK Ayelet Shaked – Photo: Dudi Vaaknin

Shaked said the bill would not bring about complete equal sharing of the burden. “It is not a law of equality, but it is meant to reduce the inequality,” Shaked told Israel Hayom in an interview.

Shaked said targets for enlisting ultra-Orthodox men into military and civil service — some 5,200 men according to proposals in the new law — are no different than what is actually happening in reality. Continue Reading »

New bill: Judges given discretion to deny terrorists’ pardons


In light of 3rd round of Palestinian terrorists release from incarceration, MKs Shaked & Tzur present bill to give courts option of denying clemency to murderers at sentencing.

Bill aimed to ‘fix injustice’, address criminal charges as well.

By Moran Azulay



At the conclusion of the third prisoner release Tuesday morning, members of Knesset were already trying to form legislation to thwart any further releases.

A bill proposal, formed by Knesset Member Ayelet Shaked of Habayit Hayehudi and MK David Tzur of Hatnua, will give judges the option of removing the possibility of any future pardon of the culprit, already at the time of the sentencing. Continue Reading »

Tax on Anti-Israel NGOs approved by Ministerial Committee for Legislation

Ministers Approve Anti-Israel NGOs to pay 45% tax on foreign donations.

Justice Minister Tzipi Livni to appeal, forcing committee to vote on the bill again.

By Tova Dvorin



The Ministerial Committee for Legislation approved the “NGO Law” Sunday by a large margin of 8 to 4 despite opposition from Justice Minister Tzipi Livni (Hatnua). Livni said that she intends to appeal the decision. This means that the Committee will have to vote on the bill again at a later date.

Ministers Approve Tax on Anti-Israel NGOs – Thinkstock

Bills approved by the Committee stand a very good chance of passing in the Knesset, because they can expect to have the Coalition’s support. Continue Reading »

Knesset Considers Bill That Would Levy Heavy Tax on Anti-Zionism Support

Anti-boycott Bill would put 45% tax on support for involvement of foreign entities that contradict the decisions of the State of Israel.

By Tova Dvorin


An anti-leftist, anti-boycott bill which was discussed under the previous Knesset will come to the fore again Sunday, according to Maariv. The Knesset hearing will be headed by MK Ayelet Shaked (Bayit Yehudi/Jewish Home) and Robert Ilatov (Yisrael Beytenu).

The bill has sparked controversy for imposing a 45% tax on foreign donations to leftist groups. The goal of the bill is to “reduce the involvement of foreign entities within the affairs of the state of Israel.” Continue Reading »

MK Ayelet Shaked: Judea & Samaria Arabs will become Jordanian Citizens

Speaking in Washington, MK Ayelet Shaked says Judea & Samaria Arabs will be Jordan citizens, Gaza could become independent or annexed to Egypt. She went on to warn of a nuclear Iran.

By Ari Yashar


MK Ayelet Shaked (Jewish Home/Bayit Yehudi) spoke in Washington Thursday night, warning about a nuclear Iran and proposing that Arabs in Judea and Samaria will be citizens of Jordan, while Gaza will be independent or annexed to Egypt.

Ayelet Shaked speaking in Washington – Photo: Jim Innes

The Jewish Home MK spoke before American and European politicians at an event hosted by former MK Benny Elon and attended by members of a pro-Israel lobby. Continue Reading »

MK Shaked Criticizes Israeli Politicians for Attending J-Street Conference

Bayit Yehudi Knesset Member Shaked warns her colleagues,”Your participation in the conference grants legitimacy to extreme & unbalanced criticism of Israel,” 

By Gil Ronen


MK Ayelet Shaked (Bayit Yehudi) had tough words Tuesday for the extremely leftist J Street lobby organization, and for fellow parliamentarians who attended a conference held by the group.

Knesset Member Ayelet Shaked – Photo: Artium Degel

“In the past few days, the J Street organization has held a conference in Washington,” MK Shaked wrote on Facebook. “For those who are not familiar with it – the organization was established as a counterweight to AIPAC, the pro-Israeli lobby, by elements in US Jewry who claimed that AIPAC toes a line that identifies with Israel too much.” Continue Reading »

MK Shaked: Kerry’s hypocrisy is endangering Israeli lives


Israel’s Knesset Member Ayelet Shaked pens straightforward letter assailing US Secretary of State John Kerry over undue political pressure, murdering prisoner release, hypocrisy, & political foolishness during Arab Mid-East turmoil.



US Secretary of State John Kerry is putting lives at risk by gambling on the peace process, Bayit Yehudi faction chairwoman Ayelet Shaked wrote in a letter to him Thursday.

Bayit Yehudi faction chairwoman, MK Ayelet Shaked – Photo Courtesy

Shaked began the letter explaining that, due to the gravity of the situation, she feels that she “simply cannot be bound by the restraints of politically correct wording” and must be straightforward.

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MK Shaked: High Time for Implementation of Death Penalty for Terrorists


MK Ayelet Shaked says that when the gov’t cannot be trusted in keeping murdering terrorists in prison, it’s time for implementing the death penalty for convicted terrorists.

By David Lev and Ari Soffer



MK Ayelet Shaked (Bayit Yehudi) on Monday called for implementing the death penalty for terrorists. She said the measure was necessary to ensure that terrorist murderers are “never released.”

Member of Knesset Ayelet Shaked – Photo: Moti Kikayon

At a protest at the Ministry of Defense in Tel Aviv against the release of 26 terrorists that the government confirmed earlier Monday would be set free, Shaked said that the only way to guarantee that the government did not use terrorists who killed Israelis and Jews as “negotiation cards,” as was currently happening, was to kill the terrorists. Continue Reading »