Law


Knesset Passes Jewish State Bill

The controversial Jewish State bill became Israel’s 14th Basic Law early Thursday morning after it passed into law in the Knesset plenum. Sixty-two MKs voted in favor, 55 against, and…

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Canada to Legalize Marijuana on Oct. 17

Marijuana will be legal nationwide in Canada starting Oct. 17 in a move that should take market share away from organized crime and protect the country’s youth, Prime Minister Justin…

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Lawmakers Want to Curb Those Pesky Robocalls

You probably receive a few of these types of calls per week. “Hello,” an automated voice will say, often ostensibly from a number with the same area code as you.…

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New Law Sees Israel Helping Agunos Abroad

Husbands who leave their wives and refuse to give them a get will no longer find a welcome home in Israel, according to a new law proposed by Religious Affairs…

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Egged Sued Over Failure to Announce Bus Stops

Egged, Israel’s largest bus company, is facing a major class-action lawsuit by 45,000 disabled Israelis, many of them blind. The lawsuit seeks damages over the failure of the company to…

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New Law to Require ‘Sales’ to Be Real

Like consumers around the world, Israeli consumers are attracted to a store when they see the word “sale” – and are disappointed when that sale turns out to be less…

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