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Judiciary: February 27, 2013

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Israeli police investigators have been waiting for the past three years for the approval of Attorney General Yehuda Weinstein to commence an investigator of a judge from the center of Israel who is suspected of beating his children. (Haaretz)

(Hebrew – Ynet)

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February 27th, 2013 at 11:59 am

Economy and Society: December 28, 2011

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The Israel National Council for the Child annual report indicates that one third of children in Israel live below the poverty line, and a fifth of Israeli children are known to welfare services.  Furthermore, there is an increase in the number of children who have fallen victim to physical and sexual abuse.

 

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December 28th, 2011 at 10:22 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