Head of the Yisrael Beiteinu party, Avigdor Lieberman instructed his party to submit bills on the draft of Ultra Orthodox citizens to the IDF, conversion reform, bringing core curriculum to Ultra Orthodox schools, cancelling the Supermarket law, and civil unions

Today, Thursday, 3.10.2019, the Ultra Orthodox news site Kikar Hashabbat published that Head of Yisrael Beiteinu, Avigdor Lieberman, instructed his party to submit a series of bills on issues of religion and state on the first day of the 22nd Knesset.
The laws that Yisrael Beiteinu will submit to the Knesset this morning are the following:
The law that will regulate the Ultra Orthodox military draft as it was written and passed in first reading in the 20th Knesset according to the version promoted by the Ministry of Defense.
A bill to cancel Minister of the Interior MK Aryeh Deri’s Supermarket law and give local municipalities the authority to determine the religious nature of their municipality and in what areas businesses may be open on the Sabbath
A Conversion law that gives municipal rabbis the authority to perform conversions (this bill opposes the stance of Rabbis of the Chief Rabbinate).
A law that states that all schools (including Ultra Orthodox schools) must teach a core curriculum in order to receive funding.
A law to enable public transportation on the Sabbath (including trains).
A law that will create a legal option for Civil Unions.
In a statement from Yisrael Beiteinu:
“Yisrael Beiteinu will continue to advance the issues that we committed to advance during the elections and will submit a series of bills whose purpose is to defend the principle of live and let live”.
MK Oded Porer (Yisrael Beiteinu) in response to the series of bills on issues of religion and state that Yisrael Beiteinu intends to submit:
“As far as we are concerned, the Knesset has begun and it is the Knesset’s job to legislate. We certainly want to pass these bills. We will submit them in order to promote the agenda we promised the voters. I hope we are able to pass a respectable number of these bills in this Knesset”.
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