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    • David
    • 14.10.07 | 08:18 (IST)

    I'm not sure if there should be a dress code, but considering the endless editorials in Ha'aretz (and other newspapers) on problems within Knesset: the verbal free for all, lack of attendance, the 'yihye tov' mentality of indifference, maybe, just maybe a symbolic step like a dress code might improve the Knesset's professionalism. I doubt it would change things-there are many parliaments in the world where the members are dressed to the T's but are ineffective legislators-but some way must be found to tell the Knesset: this isn't still business as usual, stop shuffling parties and positions every couple of years and actually administrate for a change.

    from the article: The non-Israeli Knesset
    First published 00:00 13.10.07 | Last updated 00:00 13.10.07
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