Antisemitism in the US is on the rise - what do US senators and Israeli ministers have to say about it?
Pro-settlement bill to undergo 2nd and 3rd reading
ByJPOST.COM STAFF
May 7, 2012 15:40

The Knesset house committee put on Monday's agenda for second and third reading the "bill to encourage settlements."

The controversial bill - proposed by coalition chairman Ze’ev Elkin (Likud) and MK Tzion Pinyan (Likud) - allows for a 35% tax exemption for pro-settlement donations.



Only a handful of MKs from Likud, Shas and the United Torah Judaism party were present to vote on whether or not to put the bill forward for second and third reading.

The bill was not due to be voted on Monday, however, due to the impending Knesset dissolution it was put on the agenda at the last minute. 

Read the full story here

Share this article via
from around the web
Related Content
Breaking news
March 26, 2017
After healthcare flop, White House seeks help from Congress on tax

By REUTERS

Top Stories
Israel Weather
  • 11 - 23
    Beer Sheva
    12 - 22
    Tel Aviv - Yafo
  • 12 - 20
    Jerusalem
    12 - 20
    Haifa
  • 16 - 27
    Elat
    12 - 24
    Tiberias