Women, Arabs and gay Israelis to have streets named after them
Bill forcing local authorities to name 40 percent of streets after women comes after discovery of only such 62 out of 2,439 streets in Tel Aviv.
A new bill has been proposed that would force local authorities in Israel to name at least 40 percent of streets within their jurisdiction after women. The bill would require that at least 90 percent of public sites (include streets and public buildings) be named for Sephardi Jews, Arabs, or members of the LGBT community, until the process is complete.
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