Bill granting rabbis immunity for incitement charges shot down

The bill would have safeguarded rabbis from any legal action in connection with any such publication ‘involving the Torah.’

The ministerial committee on legislation yesterday unanimously voted down a bill that would grant rabbis immunity to prosecution for incitement based on their published opinions on religious matters.

The bill would have shielded rabbis from criminal responsibility for published works or for both written and oral opinions on their published works. Read more

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