Knesset makes it official: Israel is a Jewish state

July 20, 2018 by  
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After a heated session that lasted well into the night, the Knesset Plenum passed the controversial “Nationality Bill” into law on Thursday. The bill now holds weight as one of Israel’s “Basic Laws,” the highest level of legal authority, being that Israel has no official constitution…writes Josh Hasten/JNS. Read more

Nationality Law passes vote, Israel enshrined as a Jewish state with Jerusalem as its capital

July 20, 2018 by  
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Working into the wee hours of the night late Wednesday into Thursday morning, the Knesset passed a nationality law that enshrines Israel as “the national home of the Jewish people.” Read more