The Ministerial Committee on legislation endorsed the proposal of the party SHAS on holding celebrations to mark victory Day over Nazi Germany on may 9, and according to the Jewish calendar – the 26th of Iyar. The author of this initiative is the MK Yoav Ben-Tzur.
Against the motion were made by opposition party NIDS. The corresponding statement of the party was received by the editorial NEWSru.col.il in the evening of 22 February.
On February 23, the editor received a comment Tali Plaskow – the Deputy of the Knesset from the party of «Kulan», a member of (and SHAS party) in the ruling coalition. The Deputy Plaskow stated that «in the way this bill will get 10 mandates from the party of «Kulan»». According to her, it is a joint decision of the party under the leadership of Moshe Kahlon, which considers the proposal of the Deputy from party SHAS «absurd».