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  2/28/2012, Adar 5, 5772

C'tee OKs Bill to Register Jews from Rabbinical Rulings

The Knesset Interior and Environmental Affairs Committee approved for second and third reading, Tuesday morning, a population-registry bill which would register as Jews, those who were declared so by rabbincial ruling.

The bill was proposed by MKs David Azoulay, Eitan Cabel, Fania Kirschenbaum and Zvulun Orlev.