The Ministerial Committee for Legislative Affairs approved a bill which would raise the minimum marriage age from 17 to 18, but stipulates that the children of religious leaders would be exempt from the bill.
These are translations of items from the Hebrew Slippery Slope blog, which documents the decline of Israeli democracy. The Slope collects isolated incidents, which together draw the picture of a crumbling democracy – violation of human rights, bad governance, corruption, and police brutality. The various news media report these incidents; we connect the dots.
Translations were provided by a team of volunteers. Links in the posts often point only to the original Hebrew sources, unless an equivalent English source is available. Read more