Tag archive for "Knesset"
Achievements in the field of urban renewal are clear with the passing of a new law in early August 2016 establishing a government body for urban renewal.
The amendments to the Guaranteed Income law, passed last week by the Labor, Welfare and Health committee, will not have a significant impact on single mothers who wish to work and pull her family out of poverty. Our concern is that the law – although containing minor positive elements – will work to disband public outcry around the difficulties of low-income single mothers. It is not everyday that the Knesset discusses this difficult issue, and the fact that a law impacting this population passed without suggesting a comprehansive solution to single mothers is a lost opportunity. Continue Reading
PRESS RELEASE | JULY 11 2016
The Forum for Public Housing presents Public Housing Day at the Knesset: Marking the Crisis of the Million
Invitation to cover: Public Housing Day in the Knesset on July 12 2016 will be led by MKs Orli Levy Abekasis, Dov Hanin, Stav Shafir, Ilan Gilon, Itzik Shmuli, Eli Cohen and Omer Bar Lev Continue Reading
On Tuesday May 24 2016, a new anti-price tag attack inter-party campaign will be launched in the Knesset. It will be headed by MK Itzik Shmuli (Labor) and MK Merav Ben-Ari (Kulanu). Tag Meir, a coalition of organisations committed to fighting hate-crimes in Israel and showing solidarity with their victims, invites you to attend this important event.
Most of the Israeli Public isn’t aware of it yet, but in another two years they will awake to an economic reality different from that to which they are accustomed today. Rabbi Idit Lev explains the dangers entailed in the credit database that was recently ratified in the Knesset Economic Committee. Continue Reading
PRESS RELEASE | MARCH 30 2016
The Amendments to the Public Housing Transparency Bill passed, the Forum for Public Housing celebrates an end of abuse and harassment of public housing tenants
On March 16th, amendments to the public housing transparency bill were passed in the Knesset. This marked an important day for human rights in general and to the residents of public housing specifically. Continue Reading
Yesterday December 8th, Rabbi Idit Lev, the director of RHR’s socio-economic justice department, lit a Hanukah candle representing human dignity in the Knesset during a special ceremony sponsored by the Knesset’s Pluralism Caucus in honour of Hanukah and International Human Rights Week (celebrated this week due to the anniversary of the signing of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights on December 10th 1948). Continue Reading
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