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July 19, 2000
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A fervently Orthodox legislator in Israel withdrew a motion to allow parents to hit their children for “educational purposes” after it became clear the initiative lacked a majority in the Knesset. Knesset member Avraham Ravitz of United Torah Judaism had presented the motion in response to a court ruling barring any use of physical violence against children.

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