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Political: February 9, 2012‎

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MK Uri Orbach (Jewish Home) has submitted a request to ammend the law on “forbidden discrimination in services, products, and entrance to public places and entertainment halls”. The ammendment would allow citizens to sue artists who refuse to appear in settlements for tens of thousands of shekels without proving damages.

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February 9th, 2012 at 11:24 am

Closed Society: 6 May, 2011

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The Local Government Center followed up on the call of its chairman, Shlomo Bohbot, not to invite artists who did not serve in the IDF to perform in Independence Day celebrations; the follow-up indicated most of the local councils complied.

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May 6th, 2011 at 11:56 pm

Police: 25 March, 2011

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Police in Jerusalem arrested an artists and confiscated his equipment during the performance of “White Soldier” although the equipment consists entirely of plastic toys.

(Hebrew source with photograph)

 

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March 25th, 2011 at 2:24 pm

Diplomacy: 16 February, 2011

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MK Moshe Matalon (Yisrael Beiteinu) has initiated a bill which would allow the Culture and Sport Minister to approve funding of performances which include artists who didn’t serve in the IDF, only if the funding organization will successfully prove that the existence of such a performance with this particular line up is adequate.

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February 16th, 2011 at 10:12 am

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