"Death has knocked on our door ... landing stroke after stroke on us. All within 30 days. Our pain is as large as the ocean, who shall heal us?," ZAKA chairman Yehuda Meshi Zahav wrote.
The incident was condemned by many politicians, including by ultra-Orthodox MKs who called on extremist factions in the ultra-Orthodox community to cooperate with the police.
Idea described as “total nonsense,” unimplementable, and politically motivated ahead of upcoming Israeli elections.
According to kashrut and halal requirements, which are aimed at preventing animal suffering, the animal’s throat must be slit quickly with a sharp knife while it is still conscious.
The Our Common Destiny scroll project is a joint initiative of Genesis Philanthropy Group and the State of Israel, under the auspices of President Reuven Rivlin.
Ailing local newspapers key to bridging religious, ideological rifts, participants say
MK Yisrael Eichler: “The State of Israel can never say a Jew abroad is a foreigner.”
The event at Tzippori National Park is hosted by Tahounia Rubel and Michael Harpaz with performances by Amir Dadon, Ishay Ribo, “Demente” Drum Group, and Sharonit Children’s Choir.
They had gathered during the government’s weekly meeting to press Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to immediately hold a vote on the matter.
Proposed Knesset legislation that would give Diaspora Jewish leaders a formal role in Israeli affairs may herald a new era in Israel-Diaspora relations.