Cabinet passes loyalty oath requirement 22-8

By JPOST.COM STAFF,
October 10, 2010 14:57




The cabinet on Sunday passed a proposed amendment to the Citizenship Law requiring those who seek to acquire citizenship to swear their loyalty to Israel as a "Jewish and democratic state."

The measure passed with a vote of 22-8.

The new version of the law does not apply to those who immigrate to Israel and acquire citizenship through the Law of Return.


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