The Law of Return and the Law on Citizenship

 

The Law of Return and the Law on Citizenship as expressions of the Jewish and Democratic nature of the State of Israel

  • What do these laws reflect?
  •  Should they be retained?
  • Should they be amended?
  • Or ...... ?

For students and moderators

Table of Contents

I. The Activity Units

  1. Table of Contents
  2.  Introduction: For Educators and Students: The Law of Return and the Law on Citizenship as Expressions of the Israel's Jewish and Democratic Nature - Rationale, Basic Assumptions, Needs, and Means.
  3. Points of Focus: For the Educator or Moderator
  4. Policies and Legislation on Migration in Different Countries: Activity Units with research, implications and conclusions
  5. The Law of Return - Analysis: Analysis of Trends, Changes, Significance - Activity Unit

7-12. The Law of Return: 7 Cases for Analysis and Debate, as follows:

    7.   Case 1: NRP & David Ben Gurion
    8.   Case 2: Rufeisen, known as Brother Daniel
    9.   Case 3: Binyamin Shalit & Israel Supreme Court
   10.  Cases 4, 5: Proposed Amendments to the Law
   11.  Case 6: Shoshana Miller & Israel Supreme Court
   12.  Case 7: Falas Mura
   13.  Overview: Activity Units
   14.  Conclusion: For the Educator

 

II. Background Documents

   15.  The Law of Return (with Amendments)
   16.  Population Registration Ordnances
   17.  Summary of Definitions on "Who is a Jew?" by Barbara Weill
   18.  Ben Gurion's letter to Jewish scholars on the Law of Return
   19.  Israel Supreme Court as the High Court of Justice: Excerpts from the judgement of the Rufeisen case.
   20.  Israel Supreme Court as the High Court of Justice: Excerpts from the Shalit case judgment
   21.  Israel Supreme Court as the High Court of Justice: Excerpts from the Shoshana Miller case judgment
   22.  Jewish Pluralism or Orthodox Monopoly? Summary of the Shoshana Miller claim to the Supreme Court
   23.  Falas Mura: Still Waiting: Excerpts from Israel Yearbook and Almanac 1994, 1995


 

 

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