How Norwegian law is said and what Netanyahu's role is called: The Knesset marks Arabic Language Day
This is the seventh year to mark the day at the Mishkan and as part of the events, a new Knesset Director General initiative was unveiled for the first time, as part of which a dictionary of basic concepts in Arabic was produced.
Tuesday, 25 January 2022, 11:26 Updated: 12:23
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The Knesset today (Tuesday) marks the day of the Arabic language in the Mishkan, with a variety of special discussions in the Knesset committees.
This is the seventh year to mark the day in the Knesset and in the framework of events exposed first morning of the new venture Knesset CEO, Gil Segal, in which first produced Tabernacle basic concepts parliament Dictionary Arabic language.
Initiative in cooperation with the Secretariat became chief executive Committee, the Legal Bureau, and the Visitor Center's website The Knesset and it includes dozens of general concepts such as the head of the opposition called in Arabic Rais al-Mu'arada or the ethics committee that runs in Arabic Laganat al-Sulukhiat.
Later in the parliamentary dictionary one can find terms from the world of Knesset concepts such as a query that thinkers in Arabic Istijuab and a revision that is in Arabic: Ayadat e-Nazar and finally there are many concepts from the field of legislation such as Norwegian law called in Arabic al-kanan '.
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Members of RAAM and the joint list (Photo: Reuven Castro)
Gil Segal, Director General of the Knesset (Photo: Government Press Office, Avi Ohayon)
The Knesset stated that the dictionary is only the first step and later definitions of each term will be presented in Hebrew and Arabic, with the entire project being online with many search options as well as the possibility of offering additional words that the Knesset will translate.
The new dictionary will be distributed to all members of the Knesset morning and during a special plenary session will read Acting Speaker rejected terms from the dictionary.
CEO Knesset (Arabic: Modir Aam Al-Cnist) Gil Segal said: "This is a process that aims to bring important the parliamentary activity "In the Knesset for all citizens of the state. Language is the most important and basic tool for dialogue between people, so this move expresses more than anything the meaning of the message we see in the accessibility and knowledge of the Arabic language in general and in the Knesset - the home of all Jewish and Arab citizens in Israel."
The CEO's initiative is just one of a host of initiatives and events in the Knesset in honor of Arabic Language Day. The law of nationality has abolished the status of the Arabic language as an official language and this proposal has brought the situation back to normal. As the language of 20% of the country's citizens. "
Knesset Dictionary in Arabic (Photo: Image Processing, Reuven Castro, Noam Moshkovitz Spokeswoman, Beit Hashalom)
In the explanatory memorandum to the law, its initiators point out that prior to a study by Manarat the Van Leer Institute and Tel Aviv University, the proportion of Jews who report that they are able to read a newspaper in Arabic is 2.6% and the rate of readers of literature does not exceed 1%.
Only 10% of Jews in Israel attest to themselves speaking or understanding the Arabic language at a good level.
The status of the Arabic language will also be discussed in the Constitution, Law and Justice Committee.
The Internal Security Committee will today discuss the use of the Arabic language to fight crime and violence, while making Arabic-language campaigns accessible to eradicate crime and violence in Arab society.
The Economics Committee will mark the day of the Arabic language in the Knesset, in a discussion of spelling errors and place names in the Arabic language on road signs.
The meeting will be attended by the Minister of Transportation and Road Safety, MK Merav Michaeli.
The Education Committee will discuss the study of the Arabic language in the school education system.
The Committee for the Advancement of the Status of Women will skillfully discuss the Arabic language in the interrogation rooms of the Israel Police in sexual cases and domestic violence.