The 24th Knesset was unlike other legislative terms in recent years. MKs who in previous terms had promoted pluralism and religious freedom in the opposition found themselves in a one-of-a-kind governing coalition. On the other hand, the opposition was particularly conservative, proposing large amounts of legislation aimed at preserving Israel’s religious status quo. Read more about what this unique Knesset and coalition did regarding religion and state. What exactly was accomplished, and who stood in the way of more significant change?
You might also be interested in looking back at our summary report of the Knesset’s winter session, which contains additional detail about specific events and legislation.