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On Israeli religious reforms, Naftali Bennett still figuring out road map

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/religion/article/on_israeli_religious_reforms_naftali_bennett_still_figuring_out_road_map

Naftali Bennett doesn’t like to waste time. In the eight months since he took over three Israeli ministries — religious services, economy, and Diaspora and Jerusalem affairs — Bennett has pushed through legislation to give Israeli couples more freedom in choosing which rabbi officiates at their wedding, worked with coalition partner Yair Lapid to lop $11 billion off Israel’s budget and fast-tracked a resolution to the showdown over women’s prayer at the Western Wall.

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