As we enter the second decade of the Cyber Era, we can state that the challenges we face are beyond any imagination.
Construction of new plants - EPC versus EPCM
The approach which had previously dominated the construction of new factories was to have complete separation between design and execution. This is known as EPCM – Engineering, Procurement and Construction Management.
What is the connection between divorce and circumcision?
A divorce case currently being conducted in various courts raises questions about the authority of the Rabbinical Court to deal with subjects that are not bound by their very nature to the divorce suit. Does the Rabbinical Court have the authority to compel a Jewish citizen in Israel to circumcise his son against his will? How far will the Rabbinical Court expand its authority?
Absence of positive discrimination in the workplace verges on discrimination
The important decision by the High Court of Justice to integrate people with disabilities into the job market sets that the absence of positive preference in the work place and by the same measure not promoting an employee because he cannot fill a full time role due to his disabilities is discrimination.
Civil Divorce should be for the civil courts
The proposed bill by MKs Zahava Gal-On and Merav Michaeli on the subject of permitting civil divorce was discussed and voted down several days ago by the Ministerial Committee on Legislative Matters. The bill was based on the premise that the Court for Family Affairs would have the authority to discuss the marriage permit of a couple with the same religion who had chosen to marry in a civil wedding abroad. The current legal situation does not allow this