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Closed Society: November 5, 2012

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Three young haredi men attacked and Arab cab driver after hailing him in Jerusalem’s Beit Yisrael neighborhood.  One of the men threw a frozen drink into the cab, and when the driver began chasing him on foot, another assailant broke one of the cab’s windows.

(Hebrew – HaKol HaYehudi)

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November 5th, 2012 at 9:26 pm

Closed Society: December 4, 2011

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Magen David Adom will establish a station house strictly for Haredim in the heart of the Beit Yisrael neighborhood of Jerusalem.  The station house will include only Haredi men, without any women.

(Hebrew)

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December 4th, 2011 at 4:23 pm

Closed Society: December 2, 2011

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Residents of the Beit Yisrael neighborhood of Jerusalem stopped two Palestinians riding a motorbike and asked them to provide proof that the bike was not stolen.  After the Palestinians refused to comply, they were beaten and the residents ripped the seat upholstery and took their cellular telephone.

(Hebrew)

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December 2nd, 2011 at 11:16 pm