Legislation


New Law Would Put Rabbinate in Charge of Kosel

The latest “challenge” to Israel’s sovereignty over the Kosel – the dustup over whether the U.S. considers the holy site to be part of Israel or “on the West Bank”…

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NY Lawmakers Question Cuomo Economic Efforts

New York lawmakers from both parties criticized Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s economic development efforts Wednesday, pointing to lackluster results as evidence that the state wasn’t doing enough to spur job creation.…

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Benefits for Demobilized Soldiers to Increase

Benefits for demobilized soldiers will be going up in the near future. A bill to increase the benefits was authored by the legal department of the Defense Ministry and is…

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Repairman Late? Company Will Pay Big Penalty

The Knesset has passed on its first reading an update to the “technician’s law,” in which companies will be penalized for making customers wait for visits by repair personnel. Forcing…

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