Lawmakers Unveil Bill Seeking to Bolster Israel's Jewish Identity

New draft by Likud's Yariv Levin and Habayit Hayehudi's Ayelet Shaked asserts that right to self-determination in Israel should be reserved solely for Jews.

Coalition Chairman Yariv Levin (Likud) and MK Ayelet Shaked (Habayit Hayehudi) on Tuesday unveiled a joint draft of the "Jewish identity bill," a proposed Basic Law seeking to entrench Israel's Jewish character. The bill is considered relatively moderate in...