By Amiram Barkat, Haaretz Correspondent

The Knesset Constitution, Law and Justice Committee on Monday approved the Holocaust victims’ bill and submitted it to the plenum for second and third readings.

Prime Minister Ariel Sharon has been urging Finance Minister Ehud Olmert to push the legislation through and Knesset Speaker Reuven Rivlin had promised to make every effort to ensure that it is passed.

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