Israeli government wants better monitoring of children’s welfare, after three murdersBMJ 2008; 337 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.a1693 (Published 15 September 2008) Cite this as: BMJ 2008;337:a1693
- Judy Siegel-Itzkovich
After the murders of three preschool children in the space of a few weeks, Israel’s government is to seek better ways to monitor children between the time they finish getting their vaccinations before the age of 2 years and their entry into kindergarten at 5 or school at 6. The mothers of two of the children have been charged with the children’s murder, while the grandfather of a third has been arrested and is expected to be charged this week.
Israeli children are not bound by law to …