“Out of national and budgetary responsibility, the leaders of the coalition parties decided, unanimously and unanimously, to dissolve the Knesset.”
While on a tour of Israel with Rabbi Shmuley Boteach, the pro-Israel activist will speak to politicians.
The Knesset passed a law in July that expanded eligibility to single women, but against an amendment to include same-sex couples and men.
The popular narrative is that Orthodox Jews and Muslims, in Israel and the U.S., always oppose each other. But that’s not true.
The proposed legislation, which would affirm Israel’s status as the nation-state of the Jewish people, would actually contribute to inequality.
Glick announced his hunger strike from the Knesset podium, after calling for a moment of silence for Israelis killed by diseases caused by tobacco.
The bill would allow the legislative body to reenact laws struck down by the Supreme Court by a simple majority vote.
For non-Orthodox groups and even the liberal wing of Orthodoxy, any move to consolidate conversions under Haredi authority threatens to sideline them.
The bill would extend the rabbinical courts’ jurisdiction to any Jew in the world, not just Israel.
Pence sought Sacks’ guidance on the sections of the speech which dealt with the historical connection between the Jews and Israel.