Amendment to Law of Return to be debated in Knesset today

MK Yisrael Eichler (United Torah Judaism) has called on fellow religious and right-wing politicians to support an amendment to the Law of Return that is due to come up for debate in the Knesset later today.The amendment was proposed by MK Betzalel Smotrich (Yamina-National Union) and would bar people with no Jewish parent (even if they have a Jewish grandparent) from freely immigrating to Israel and gaining the significant state Aliyah benefits given to those who qualify for entry under the Law of Return.Smotrich has stated that his amendment is one step along the way to restricting Aliyah only to

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