The Knesset’s Tuesday session lasted about an hour and 15 minutes. It was a short day since everyone had expected early elections to be called the night before. Speaker Rivlin explained that the MKs will have to get back to their normal work.

Non-Bills Summary

  • 16 MKs gave one minute speeches. The main topic was the cancellation of early elections and the new national unity coalition of 94 MKs. Finance Minister Steinitz (Likud) responded at the end to the 16 MKs’ statements.



This was the Knesset Jeremy English translation protocol of the Knesset’s May 8, 2012, session.

Official protocol in Hebrew: Bug on Knesset website, not available.