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Ministry of Religious Services
Israel’s coalition faces uncertain prospects after key legislation fails vote
Amir Ettinger, Yehuda Shlezinger and Mati Tuchfeld
June 7, 2022
The government was shaken by failure to pass a bill giving Israel legal jurisdiction over citizens in Judea and Samaria, then suffered a second blow when it failed to ratify the appointment of the religious services minister.
Israel to appoint female ‘halachic’ advisers for first time
June 6, 2022
The decision by the Religious Services Ministry will enable women to serve as community spiritual leaders, including in communities without a rabbi, with state support.
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