Hundreds of Israelis decline biometric ID cards, as program gets underway
Contentious national project will remain voluntary for two years as authorities examine its process; at completion of pilot program, it will be determined whether to make biometric ID mandatory for every Israeli citizen.
About fifty percent of the hundreds of Israeli citizens who came to the Population Registry on Tuesday for a newly issued identity card or passport chose a regular document over a biometric card, TheMarker has learned.
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