Slippery Slope

Notes From a Crumbling Democracy

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