Similar fatwas appear to have yielded scant results in the Middle East where the practice is used by Islamic State and other militant groups.
Messages of nonviolence coupled with angry chants restrained youth last week, but can Islamic preachers keep the balance?
Coalition sources said progress on the legislation was frozen.
Yisrael Beytenu MK Ilatov says Tibi inciting religious conflict over law.
A spokeswoman for the interior ministry said there was no indication that the DWR group was planning attacks itself.
Rashid has stirred controversy in the past stating that women do not need to wear headscarves. He also once stated that though getting drunk was forbidden drinking alcohol was not.
The translation of the phrase is often rendered as “God is Great,” but when you unpack the term you quickly realize that it is much more than a simple expression.
Proposal seeks to follow similar ideas suggested in France, US.
After facing a backlash for the comments from the Muslim Brotherhood and other political rivals, Sheikh Halabi releases two new videos.
A video of his sermon given on Friday in the mosque was published online and translated by the Palestinian Media Watch NGO.