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Thursday, February 15, 2018 

Haredi MKs want to expand influence of rabbinical courts

The Haredi Knesset members continue their embarrassing attempts to try and corrupt the political system in Israel:
United Torah Judaism MKs Moshe Gafni and Uri Maklev further advanced legislation in the Knesset on Wednesday that would expand the jurisdiction of the state rabbinical courts and allow them to arbitrate in matters of civil law.

Gafni argues that the bill is a matter of multiculturalism and designed to allow religious Jews the right to choose the legal forum that is most commensurate with their values and beliefs.
Good gosh, that sounds familiar to anyone worried about Islam and sharia, doesn't it? And that's why it's all the more offensive.
Opponents of the bill argue, however, that this right is already guaranteed through non-state rabbinical courts which are empowered to arbitrate matters of civil law.

Some coalition MKs and several opposition MKs have voiced concerns that such legislation would endanger women’s and employees’ rights due to the nature of Jewish law and pressure that might be brought to bear on individuals reluctant to agree to rabbinical court arbitration.
The obsessive behavior of the Haredis and their apparent desire for media attention is another reason why it's cause for concern. And the following should sum it up better:
Yisrael Beytenu MK Oded Forer, whose party vehemently opposes the legislation, expressed concern that employees could be forced into agreeing to rabbinical court arbitration in their employment contracts, adding that Muslim citizens could demand similar authority for Shari’a courts, if the legislation were to be approved.
Let's also note the Haredi parties opposed a bill for making it possible for women to work as judges in Islamic courts, because they didn't want women to serve as judges in Judaist courts, even though there are some who work in law, and there is a Haredi woman in New York as a judge. Whether or not the bill stands a chance in the end, it must still be opposed firmly by everyone who's a realist.

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