If the subsidy from the state is not allocated into the hotel industry after September holidays, the whole branch will be ruined due to hotels' insolvency. One of the direct effects of "Al-Aksa intifada" became a loss of 15 billion Shekels of business production in Israeli economy. The absence of 5.3 millions of tourists (since the beginning of the crisis and till the end of 2002) will cause the loss of nearly $6 billion' income.
The Minister of Justice Meir Shitrit informed that there is a consideration of the law bill, according to which the parents of a fixed period service soldier, who can not arrive to Israel within the frames of Law on Return, will be able to get the status of temporary residents and after a 4-year period - an Israeli citizenship.
This issue has been on the agenda for several times when the society learned that parents of soldiers died in the fight were not allowed to get the Israeli citizenship.
The Beer-Shevsky Union "Fair burial", performing the funerals not after Jewish traditions, decided to terminate the burial of Palestinian terrorists' bodies. The union and Ministry of Defense singed a treaty on burials of Palestinians, died on the territories in collisions with the army. And tens of dead terrorists found their last refuge in this cemetery.
After this a wave of protests has risen from the side of Beer-Sheva residents. These were mainly new repatriates who stated if the buried terrorists were not moved away, the repatriates would refuse to bury their deceased in this desecrated cemetery.
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Israeli monarchists are the initiators of monarchy renaissance in the country after the pause of two thousand years. According to one of the meeting organizers Barukh Ben-Iosef, "the monarchy, anyway, is better than what we have today". The monarchists consider the "especially created council of wise men" should elect the Tsar. The only demand to him - he must be of Tsar David clan.
The chairman of "Ukrainian society in Israel" Bogdan Bezruchko sounded the aims of new organization: "Popularization of the Ukrainian culture in Israel, proliferation among Ukrainian residents of Israel - members of mixed families - of knowledge about Jewish people and state history, language studying, resisting anti-Semitism among the citizens of Ukraine and states of Ukrainian Diaspora by means of truthful telling about Israel".
The nearest plans of the society are: the organization of tours of a Ukrainian dancing collective, holding an all-Israeli constituent conference.