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Political: 9 March, 2011

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In a Knesset preliminary reading, a bill was approved which seeks to end certain stores and companies’ discriminatory treatment of the settlements. According to those who wrote it, although the bill was intended to deal with a consumer issue, it may also be helpful in combating discrimination of cultural institutions such as the Ariel cultural center.



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March 9th, 2011 at 2:28 pm

Political: 13 January, 2011

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The Minister of Science and Technology, Daniel Hershkovitz (Habayit Hayehudi), announced that he allocate 1 million NIS to “boycott grants” for researchers operating behind the Green Line. This, according to him, since the EU and the American government boycott research carried out in the West Bank, Jordan Valley and the Golan.


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January 13th, 2011 at 5:07 pm

Political: 29 December, 2010

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Knesset Member Yariv Levin (Likud), chair of the Knesset Committee, has proposed a new law that would permit the Minister of the Interior to expel from Israel any foreign citizen who calls for the boycott of Israel of of anything produced in a settlement, and any person who calls for international trials for soldiers who will be involved in carrying out war crimes. Under the proposal, the Minister of the Interior will be able to bar such people from entering the country or expel them from Israel. (Hebrew)

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December 30th, 2010 at 2:15 am