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Political: February 15, 2012

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MK Uri Orbach (The Jewish Home) put forward a piece of legislation according to which anyone who disrespects the national anthem will face a punishment of up to one year in jail.

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February 15th, 2012 at 2:36 pm

Political: January 4, 2012

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A new bill proposed by MK Zehava Gal-On (Meretz) calls for bestowing the President with the authority to refuse to sign bills passed by the Knesset into law, if the bills contradict his world view.

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January 4th, 2012 at 9:19 pm

Economy and Society: 15 July, 2011

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The High Court of Justice gave the state a last chance to respond to the complaints that it is avoiding its duty to fund secular burial in Israel, according to a law passed in Knesset 15 years ago. The justices said they were likely to accept a petition filed against the treasury and religious services ministry by the Menuha Nehona, or rightful rest, movement, which provides civil burial services.

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July 15th, 2011 at 11:46 pm