The Board of Ministers on legislation approved the bill submitted by Knesset member from the party «Israel Our home» Oded forera, according to which the Victory Day over the Nazis in world war II will be officially celebrated on may 9 at the state level and it will make the registry public holidays.
We will remind, last week the Ministers from the coalition parties refused to support the bill, which was deferred. In the NDI expressed its anger at the incident, and Oded Forer said that there was no objective reason to postpone consideration of the bill, which has no budgetary cost, the whole point and purpose of restoring historical justice and the perpetuation of the heroism of Jewish soldiers of world war II. Pressure from Yisrael Beiteinu, as well as rising public outrage contributed to the fact that in the end, the bill on the Day of Victory was again put to the vote and approved, the press service of the Yisrael Beiteinu.
«For veterans of the Second world war living in Israel, this date has a symbolic significance. It is necessary for future generations to preserve the memory of that fateful day of the great victory, which for Jews and Israel is of particular importance», — quotes the press service of the author of the bill Oded forera.