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notary public

A person authorized by law to take oaths and witness signatures on documents. In some states, the notary must post a fidelity bond. In some states, notaries must keep complete logs of all documents notarized and the type of identification provided by the party signing the instrument.

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Many existing public notaries argued the law violated employment equality requirements, as it ignored the normal requirements for becoming a public notary: being between the ages of 25 and 44 and passing the standard Justice Ministry examination, as well as holding a law degree.
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In a period when isolation and concerted attempts at conversion were the order of the day, the very existence of this office seems anomalous; but Jewish notaries existed, kept records in Hebrew, and served as the backbone of Jewish self-rule.
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