Netanyahu coalition to support women’s return to rabbinic judge panel

30.01.2012                      06.Schwat. 5772


Netanyahu coalition to support women's return to rabbinic judge panel

New bill requires at least one of two Knesset representatives and one of the Israel Bar Association representatives on committee for appointing rabbinical judges to be female.

At least two women will be on a 10-member committee to appoint rabbinical judges, if the Knesset passes a bill the coalition plans to support.
MK Tzipi Hotovely (Likud) said she welcomed Sunday's decision by the Ministeral Committee for Legislation to have the government back her bill, which stipulates that the panel that selects rabbinic judges must include at least two women….