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March 31, 2000
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Israel’s Knesset passed a law decreeing equal rights for women, but only after a key sponsor of the bill gave up her seat on an influential committee in favor of a male legislator. The fervently Orthodox Shas Party withdrew its threat to sabotage the bill after One Israel Knesset member Yael Dayan ceded her place on the Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee to a Shas legislator.

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