Tuesday’s session lasted about three hours and fifteen minutes. No bills were discussed. The Knesset celebrated International Women’s Day with a special motion on the topic. It was also the main topic during the one-minute speech segment. MK Tiviaev (Kadima) handed a flower to every women he encountered, and the female MKs brought the flowers in with them to the plenum while they were giving their speeches. In other news, Finance Committee Chairman Shama (Likud) will become a full member of the Funds Committee.


Non-Bills Summary

  • 19 MKs participated in the one minute speech segment, with International Women’s Day being the main topic.
  • House Committee Chairman Levin (Likud) announced his committee’s decisions on which disputed bills will be discussed in which committees. He also announced that MK Shama (Likud) will replace MK Wilf (Independence) in the Funds Committee.
  • Speaker Rivlin, Women’s Rights Committee Chairwomen Hotovely (Likud), Minister Livnat (Likud) and 11 other MKs discussed the motion on International Women’s Day. The motion was not voted on.
  • National Infrastructure Minister Landau (Y.B.) answered queries at the end of the session.