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Closed Society: January 8, 2013

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The Ministry of Interior refuses to allow African asylum seekers to enter the Bnei Brak Population Bureau to seek shelter from the rain.  Other people’s entrance to the building was not restricted, and the asylum seekers were told that there are different regulations for them.

(Hebrew – Haaretz)

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January 8th, 2013 at 2:57 pm

Closed Society: July 20, 2012‎

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Members of the “Guards” organization in Bnei Brak assaulted and wounded an Arab walking in the city at night.

(Hebrew)

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July 20th, 2012 at 5:47 pm

Closed Society: January 1, 2012

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Two bus drivers – one on the 402 bus line from Bnei-Brak to Jerusalem, the other on the 354 bus line from Ramat-Gan to Ashdod – refused to allow secular activists to board their gender segregated buses as part of protest against exclusion of women and gender segregation.  The driver of the 402 line even threatened to break the activists’ cameras.

 

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January 1st, 2012 at 11:20 pm

Internal Security: December 21, 2011

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A Bnei-Brak parking inspector was held for questioning after issuing a parking ticket to the vehicle of undercover police officers.

(Hebrew)

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December 21st, 2011 at 9:41 pm

Internal Security: July 19, 2011

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Police denied medical treatment from a man who they assaulted earlier, in Bnei Brak.

(Hebrew)

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July 19th, 2011 at 6:48 pm

Education: May 17, 2011

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Only 9.85 percent of the students in Bnei Brak are eligible for matriculation diploma, says data from the Ministry of Education. Other cities which are at the bottom of the list are: Qalansawe (with 32.7 percent), Modi’in Ilit (14.7 percent), Jisr az-Zarqa (12.5 percent), and Betar Ilit (6.5 percent).

(Hebrew)

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May 17th, 2011 at 10:42 pm

Police: May 17, 2011

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The web site rotter.net reports that police tonight arrested a young ultra-orthodox man in Bnei Brak, after he threw Israeli flags on the floor, and stepped on them.

(Hebrew)

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May 17th, 2011 at 2:22 pm

Closed Society: 16 May, 2011

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According to the National Council for the Child, in orthodox and Haredi communities, there is a higher instance of unreported child abuse, largely in part to the prohibitions rabbis make with regard to appealing to the authorities.

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May 16th, 2011 at 8:42 am

Local Government: May 3, 2011

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Ministry of the Environment started investigations against the municipalities of Or Yehuda, Bnei Brak and Yahud, for using leaf blowers on the streets. The new law enacted at the end of April prohibits the use of such devices.

(hebrew)

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May 3rd, 2011 at 3:15 pm

Closed Society: 29 March, 2011

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Two women were assaulted in Bnei Brak, for wearing wigs instead of head covers.

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March 29th, 2011 at 3:53 pm

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