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        2/23/2014, Adar 23, 5774

      Ministers Endorse Law Against Age Discrimination

      The Ministerial Committee on Legislation endorsed, Sunday, amendments to ban age discrimination in laws on the rights of patients, discrimination in services and access to public places, among others. 

      The legislation was initiated by Member of Knesset Orit Struk (Jewish Home) in association with Senior Citizens Minister Uri Orbach to complete legislation banning age discrimination. Knesset member Struck  said, "The moral standard of a society is measured, among other things, by the way it relates to its aging population."