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Archive for April 8th, 2012

Military and Security Forces: April 8, 2012

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Despite specific instructions from the Ground Arm Command, thousands of IDF soldiers in basic training military bases were hazed and bullied in the last few months.

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April 8th, 2012 at 11:59 pm

Political: April 8, 2012

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Minister of Justice Yaakov Neeman is putting forward a governmental draft law to expand the jurisdiction of Rabbinical courts to cover civilian issues as well. According to the bill, the Rabbinical courts will have the authority to judge in damages claims following divorce agreements signed before the Rabbinical court, as well as having the sole authority to judge in divorce refusal cases.

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April 8th, 2012 at 12:11 am

Closed Society: April 8, 2012

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Jewish IDF soldiers refused to sit with fellow Druze and Bedouin soldiers for the traditional Passover Seder dinner, “because they are Arabs,” and their commanders responded by moving the Druze and Bedouin soldiers to a different table in the dining room.

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April 8th, 2012 at 12:07 am

Political: April 8, 2012

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Interior Minister Eli Yishai (Shas) has declared the German Nobel Prize laureate author Gunter Grass a “persona non grata,” following his criticism of the Israeli government’s nuclear policies in a recent poem.

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April 8th, 2012 at 12:00 am