Weinberg-Connors arrived in Israel with the intention of making aliyah at a later stage. A-1 visas are only granted to those who are eligible to make aliyah according to the Law of Return.
As it does every year, the survey found that Jewish Israelis are far more liberal on religious issues than their government.
It’s a painful ritual that we’ve experienced many times before. Or is this time different?
We seem to have become a country on strike.
Nevertheless if there were to be a war tomorrow, “even with this law I’d be the first to the frontlines. It’s not for the country, it’s for my land and my family,” Mourad said.
There are legitimate positions on all sides of these issues.
IDI President Yohanan Plesner said the practical impact of the bill was currently merely “symbolic and educational.”
This law is a nothingburger without a bun, or a patty, a plate or a pickle. It does nothing new and it says nothing new.
The Jewish nation-state law is upright, reasonable and required. It should be passed by the Knesset.