The Knesset's move follows the passage in December of a law criminalizing the hiring of sex workers.
"The lap dances, posing for years as ‘an innocent dance’ are essentially a sexual act of physical contact intending to please customers.”
The arrests follow a months-long undercover investigation by the Israel Police, conducted in cooperation with Interpol and the Belorussian police forces.
The Knesset's subcommittee on the subject of trafficking and prostitution met to discuss the government's efforts on further stamping out human trafficking.
To avoid obstruction of justice, prostitution ringleader is to stay behind bars.
According to the Ministry of Health 823,264 Israeli citizens are registered organ donors as of 2015, which is only 14% of the country’s adult population.
Aliza Lavie: "These women are victims of society, and society must give them back their dignity and allow them to continue to live."
Reducing traffic on the Israel's roads
US downgraded Minsk to tier three with world’s worst offenders
Israel awarded “Tier 1” ranking for the third year in a row for its efforts to prevent human trafficking.