Tuesday’s session lasted less than three and a half hours. No bills were discussed. Four motions were discussed, and three of them were sent for further discussion in committee. The Knesset marked ten years since the passing of the Israeli Film Law and also marked Conservation and Protection of the Dead Sea Day.

Non-Bills Summary

* 17 MKs spoke during the one minute speech segment. The main topic was the state of Israel’s economy. Others gave brief speeches on the Israeli Film Law or the Dead Sea because they had to leave early.

* A motion marking a decade since the passing of the Israeli Film Law was discussed by Speaker Rivlin, seven MKs and Education Minister Sa’ar (Likud). The motion was not voted on.

* A motion marking the Conservation and Protection of the Dead Sea Day was discussed by eight MKs and Tourism Minister Misezhnikov (Y.B.). The motion was sent for further discussion in the Interior Committee following a show of hands.

* A motion on the concern about the future of the humanities in higher education institutions was discussed by MK Orlev (J.H.) and Education Minister Sa’ar. The motion was sent for further discussion in the Education Committee following a show of hands.

* A motion on the junior faculty strike at universities was discussed by MK Khenin (Hadash) and Education Minister Sa’ar. The motion was sent to the Education Committee by a vote of 5-0.

* House Committee Chairman Levin (Likud) announced which disputed bills will be discussed in which committees.

* Education Minister Sa’ar answered a query at the end of the session.

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