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Closed Society: January 26, 2012‎

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Attorney-General Yehuda Weinstein supports the law permitting small communities to screen potential residents. This is response to a High Court of Justice appeal claiming the law is disciminating and humiliating.

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January 26th, 2012 at 3:39 pm

Judiciary: 2 May, 2011

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Contrary to the Admission Committees Law recently passed, admission committees will continue to operate in communities outside of the Negev and the Galilee as well.

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May 2nd, 2011 at 8:56 am

Closed Society: 28 February, 2011

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Not long before the vote on the admission committees bill, an additional change has been made to the wording of the bill: according to the proposal of MK Michael Ben Ari, in a settlement in which 80% of the residents agree, the settlement rabbi will be the final determining factor to make the decision and determine whether or not a candidate is worthy of being admitted to a settlement.

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February 28th, 2011 at 5:39 pm

Closed Society: 23 December, 2010

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The Ben-Gurion Universtity prohibits students from distributing flyers by the Solidarity Against Fascism organization on campus. The flyers criticize a series of proposed laws, including the Loyalty Law and the Admission Committees Law. The Dean of Students, Yaakov Afek, explained the prohibition by claiming that the publication constituted defamation. (Hebrew)

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December 25th, 2010 at 9:12 pm