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Closed Society: May 5, 2013‎

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The tires of five vehicles owned by Arabs were slashed in Kiryat Moshe neighbourhood in Jerusalem.

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Closed Society: May 1, 2013‎

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Three Jewish teenagers living in Dimona are suspected of assaulting and injuring an Arab resident of the city.

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Closed Society: April 30, 2013

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MK Miri Regev, Chairwoman of the Knesset Internal Affairs and Environmental Protection Committee, ordered her security guards to prevent an Eritrean man from entering a bus she was travelling in during a tour the committee conducted in the Central Bus Station area of South Tel-Aviv. (972mag)

(Hebrew – Srugim)

Closed Society: April 23, 2013

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Four vehicles were torched in the village of Akbara near Safed and a nearby wall was spray-painted with the message “Don’t touch our girls”. (Ynetnews)

(Hebrew – HaKol HaYehudi)

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Closed Society: April 21, 2013

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The Ministerial Committee for Legislative Affairs approved a bill proposed by Minister of Interior Gideon Sa’ar which would forbid African migrants from sending money abroad. (Haaretz)

(Hebrew – Haaretz)

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April 21st, 2013 at 8:54 am

Closed Society: April 15, 2013

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Two Jewish youths from Safed aged 21 and 18 are suspected of assaulting an Arab youth from the nearby village of Akbara because he met with a Jewish woman.

(Hebrew – HaKol HaYehudi)

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April 15th, 2013 at 9:10 am

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Military and Security Forces: April 11, 2013

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IDF Chief of Staff Benny Gantz placed a flag on the grave of Lt. Col. (res.) Shlomo (Mony) Nitzani instead of on the grave of the last soldier to have died in the serve, Yevgeny Tolotzki, because his Jewishness is in doubt. (Times of Israel)

(Hebrew – Haaretz)

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April 11th, 2013 at 8:31 am

Closed Society: April 10, 2013

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Ariel University is opening a separate course of study intended solely for men.

(Hebrew – Kipa)

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April 10th, 2013 at 9:29 am

Closed Society: April 9, 2013

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During Passover Jews sprayed teargas at two Arab women on the Tiberias boardwalk.

(Hebrew – HaKol HaYehudi)

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April 9th, 2013 at 9:27 am

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Closed Society: April 4, 2013

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Jerusalem District Police Commander, Major General Yossi Pariente, informed members of the Women of the Wall group that from now on they will be forbidden from saying the Kaddish at the Western Wall – in addition to the prohibitions on wrapping themselves in a Tallit and reading the Torah. (Jerusalem Post)

(Hebrew – Ynet)

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April 4th, 2013 at 2:53 pm