Immanuel Beit Yaakov Controversy

Immanuel Beit Yaakov Controversy

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The Immanuel Beit Yaakov controversy centers on the founding of a Chassidic girls' school in the town of Immanuel. Although founded and attended by members of both the Sephardic and Ashkenazic communities the school was sued by Yoav Lallum, who does not reside in Immanuel, and his group "Noar KeHalacha," with financing from the New Israel Fund. with assistance from the "Tmura" and "Achoti" organizations, for allegedly discriminating against Sephardim. Attorney Mordechai Bass was sent by the Ministry of Education in January 2008 to investigate the allegations of discrimination. Bass concluded: "I am convinced that there is no ethnic discrimination." In June 2010, the parents jailed by Israeli supreme court order were released before the end of their sentence when large-scale protests against what was alleged to be an inhumane and illegal incarceration swept the country. Secular journalist Nahum Barnea described the court decision as one "made not from the heart, nor from the head, but rather from the belly." Understanding the expansion of power of the Israeli Supreme court in the 1990's assists in understanding the Immanuel Beit Yaakov topic.
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  • Paperback | 148 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 227g
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135770020
  • 9786135770025