On August 3rd the Knesset started an 88-day recess. Over that time the plenum did meet four times. On August 16 and 23 the Knesset met to discuss 4 motions each. On September 19 and October 24 the Knesset discussed 5 motions each. No laws were discussed over the near three month period.

Tomorrow, October 31, the Knesset will get back to work. The day’s agenda starts off with speeches from Speaker Rivlin, President Peres, Prime Minister Netanyahu and Opposition Leader Livni. Following the festivities, the Knesset will vote on five no-confidence motions from the opposition which are expected to fail.

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