One of the measures, assailed by Israel's attorney general and put on hold, would sharply restrict funding for dovish groups.
Others, passed into law, require non-Jewish new citizens to pledge a loyalty oath to a "Jewish and democratic state." They also deny state funding to groups that mourn what Palestinians call "the catastrophe" of Israel's 1948 creation and punish Israelis who advocate boycotting Jewish settlements.
The government rejects claims that dissent is being quieted, citing Israel's raucous press and independent courts.
Critics counter that the government has tried to muzzle those institutions as well, saying proposed legislation would undermine the independence of the Supreme Court, the sole check on the Israeli legislature.
Journalists have warned of an anti-media blitz through political appointments to the country's public broadcasting system, sidelining prominent critics and an amended libel law that could put a chill on investigative reports.