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Political: April 8, 2012

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Minister of Justice Yaakov Neeman is putting forward a governmental draft law to expand the jurisdiction of Rabbinical courts to cover civilian issues as well. According to the bill, the Rabbinical courts will have the authority to judge in damages claims following divorce agreements signed before the Rabbinical court, as well as having the sole authority to judge in divorce refusal cases.

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April 8th, 2012 at 12:11 am

Political: March 18, 2012

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A new draft law put forward by MK Orly Levy (Yisrael Beiteinu) says that a soldier with a criminal record could have his record cleaned, if he successfully completes his military service in a combat position, and has no new felonies during that time. This would facilitate his integration into the civilian work market and enable him to obtain a civilian firearms license.

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March 18th, 2012 at 6:50 pm

Political: March 18, 2012

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According to a new initiative presented by MK Alex Miller (Yisrael Beitenu), the Minister of Public Security will be able to preventively detain a soccer fan, if he or she is expected to riot during their team’s game. According to the proposal, the police would be able to detain fans without bringing them to court, the administrative detention period would be shorter than that of a security detainee’s, the police will ould not be allowed to “make the fan disappear” and the detainee would be able to contact family and lawyers during detention.

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March 18th, 2012 at 6:09 pm

Political: 30 May, 2011

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MK Tzipi Hotovely (Likud) proposed a bill according to which all neighborhoods in Jerusalem will be referred to strictly by Hebrew names in official documents, civic signs, and official press and media.

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May 30th, 2011 at 1:36 pm

Political: 29 December, 2010

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Knesset Member Yariv Levin (Likud), chair of the Knesset Committee, has proposed a new law that would permit the Minister of the Interior to expel from Israel any foreign citizen who calls for the boycott of Israel of of anything produced in a settlement, and any person who calls for international trials for soldiers who will be involved in carrying out war crimes. Under the proposal, the Minister of the Interior will be able to bar such people from entering the country or expel them from Israel. (Hebrew)

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December 30th, 2010 at 2:15 am