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politika tzur hadassah

The latest on ‘that mikvah in Tzur Hadassah.’

Jewish democracies – they sure are tough. Good thing there’s only one. If this is true, this is incredible. Reporting by Haaretz: Towns ask for public institutions, wind up with brand-new mikvehs When it comes to religious institutions, the Housing Ministry website explicitly states that budgeting for construction is provided by the Religious Services Ministry. […]

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New Israeli homebirth restrictions drafted (where’s midwife trust?)

From Haaretz: Israel ministry drafts new rules to restrict home births A woman planning to give birth at home will have to obtain a letter from her family doctor testifying that she is both physically and mentally sound, under new regulations being drafted by the Health Ministry that many believe are aimed at curtailing home […]