Jewish Nation-State Bill Passes Israeli Cabinet

November 24, 2014 8:48 AM

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Jewish Nation-State Bill Passes Israeli Cabinet

The Israeli Cabinet on Sunday approved a bill to call Israel the nation-state of the Jewish people, a measure that critics say could further strain the state’s frayed relationship with its Palestinian population.

The draft legislation, titled “Israel, the Nation-State of the Jewish People,” is backed by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who has promised that it will guarantee equality for all Israeli citizens, the New York Times reports.

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