In 1970, the right of entry and settlement was extended to people with one Jewish grandparent and non-Jewish people who were married to Jews, although they were not considered Jewish under Jewish law.
The Law declares the right of Jews to come to Israel: "Every Jew has the right to come to this country as an oleh." Follow-up legislation on immigration matters was contained in the Nationality Law of 1952.
Gabay and his partner met during their military service in the air force. The picture of the couple was uploaded to the air force’s Facebook page alongside several other pictures of families.
“I’m not a liberal and I’m sorry if I’m hurting someone,” wrote one Facebook user.
But female Knesset members are incensed even by the party invitation, which features the consulate crest above a picture of bikini-clad Gal Gadot, a former Miss Israel.
"Israel's image has been tainted by sex scandals involving high-ranking officials as it is," Avital told
"This pornographic campaign sponsored by the Foreign and Tourism Ministries is an outrage," lawmaker Colette Avital said yesterday in Tel Aviv.
So the consulate offered to fly over the lad mag's photographer to shoot some exquisite babes who, at some point, had been in uniform - and who were willing to get out of uniform for Maxim.
Maxim and the Israeli Consulate are due to celebrate their collaboration tonight at Marquee.
Fear is gripping the main street of Jewish West Jerusalem despite a heavy police presence as a spate of Palestinian stabbing attacks spread across Israel and the occupied West Bank.
At a light rail station on Jaffa Road, Rachel Elisha, who assists the mentally ill and visits them at their homes across Jerusalem, said she was frightened about making her rounds, after the latest attack in which a 25-year-old seminary student was seriously wounded.