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Political: December 12, 2012

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Central Elections Committee Chairman, Justice Elyakim Rubinstein, banned an ad campaign by far-right party Otzma Leyisrael, headed by MKs Aryeh Eldad and Michael Ben-Ari, over charges that it was racist.  The campaign was “meant to degrade a single group in the State of Israel – The Arab population,” explained Rubinstein. (Haaretz)

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Political: December 9, 2012

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Chairman of the Knesset’s Constitution, Law and Justice Committee, MK David Rotem (Yisrael Beitenu), has asked the Central Elections Committee to bar Arab party Balad from the forthcoming elections to the 19th Knesset.  MKs Michael Ben-Ari and Aryeh Eldad (Otzma LeYisrael) asked to bar both Balad and Ra’am-Ta’al, another Arab party, while MK Ofir Akunis (Likud) has asked that MK Hanin Zo’abi (Balad) be disqualified as a candidate. (Haaretz)

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Political: April 20, 2012‎

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In a conference titled “conclusions from the Holocaust” organized by the “Holocaust Lessons Caucus,” led by National Union MK Michael Ben-Ari, left-wing activists were compared to kapos – Jewish collaborators with the Nazis, and anarchists were described as Nazis. In addition to MK Ben-Ari, the discussion was attended by MK Aryeh Eldad (National Union), Yonatan Yosef, speaker of the Jewish settlement in Sheikh Jarrah, David Bedein, and Rabbi Yisrael Ariel, head of the Temple Institute.

Political: March 30, 2012‎

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MK Aryeh Eldad (National Union) published an article calling for the demolition of the Temple Mount mosque, in order to construct the Jewish temple.

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March 30th, 2012 at 4:05 pm

Political: March 25, 2012

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Following the High Court of Justice’s decision to evacuate the outpost of Migron this August, members of Knesset Aryeh Eldad (National Union), Tzipi Hotovely, Yuli Edelstein, Danny Danon (Likud) and Zevulun Orlev (The Jewish Home) called to oppose the ruling.

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March 25th, 2012 at 10:28 pm

Police: 23 March, 2011

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In a session of the Knesset’s Internal Affairs and Environment Committee, MK Aryeh Eldad said that a culture of lies has spread throughout the police, criticizing police conduct during the evacuation of the Havat Gilad outpost. MK Dov Khenin said he was disturbed by similar conduct against demonstrators in Bil’in.

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March 23rd, 2011 at 11:27 am

Political: 14 March, 2011

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MK Aryeh Eldad of Ha’Ichud Ha’Leumi party stated, following the Fogel family murder: “Who the Arabs are, we have known for a hundred years. They like their murder steaming hot. Jewish blood on their blades is cause for celebrations in Gaza and Hebron.”

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March 14th, 2011 at 8:09 pm

Political: 3rd January, 2011

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48 MKs signed a petition to the government ministers to stop cooperating with 20 Israeli companies. The companies in question signed a contract with the Palestinian Authority, in which they agree not to purchase any products of settlements in the West Bank, in Eastern Jerusalem and the Golan Heights, for the purposes of the construction of the new Palestinian town of Rawabi. Among the signatories are Dahlia Itzik (Kadima), Roni Bar-On (Kadima), Yoel Hasson (Kadima), Ze’ev Elkin (Likud) and Aryeh Eldad (Ha’Ichud Ha’Leumi). (Hebrew)

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January 3rd, 2011 at 12:00 pm