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      Archive: 7/29/2013

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        7/29/2013, Av 22, 5773

      Knesset Cancels 'Nahari Law'

      As part of the voting on the Financial Arrangements Law, the Knesset approved, Monday, revocation of Amendment No. 7 to the Public Education Law, also known as the "Nahari Law", which required local authorities to fund recognized unofficial educational institutions in their territory.

      Under the vote, the local authorities will have the option of funding these institutions with due consideration and verification of reasonable standards and equality.