Some 200 Israelis urge Interior Ministry to change their status to ‚without religion‘

10.10.2011                      12.Tischrei. 5772

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Some 200 Israelis urge Interior Ministry to change their status to 'without religion'

Move prompted by Yoram Kaniuk's request for status change, accepted by Tel Aviv District Court; Kaniuk tells those following in his footsteps 'Judaism and democracy cannot go together.'

Some 200 people met Sunday at an abandoned building on Tel Aviv's Rothschild Boulevard to sign declarations asking the Interior Ministry to change the status in their identity cards to "without religion."
The gathering took place on the roof of the building, which has become an ad-hoc community center for the social protest movement….