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Haaretz Weekly

Host Simon Spungin is joined by Noa Landau and Michael Hauser-Tov to discuss a stormy few days in the Knesset – and landmark rulings from the High Court.

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First up, the ruling that same-sex couples and single men should be afforded the same surrogacy rights as all couples, followed by the justices’ decision that the Nation-State Law does not violate Israel’s unwritten constitution.

We also discuss the embarrassing scenes in the Knesset, where ideology was trumped by spite over the Citizenship Law, as well as the departure of Benjamin Netanyahu from the prime minister’s residence on Balfour Street.

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