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Political: December 10, 2012

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Minister of Regional Development and Deputy Prime Minister, Silvan Shalom (Likud), admitted that the selection of the three jurists who prepared the Levy Report – retired Supreme Court Justice Edmund Levy, former Foreign Ministry legal advisor Alan Baker, and retired Judge Tchia Shapira – was not coincidental.  Shalom was caught on tape admitting to a closed Likud event that the three were handpicked to produce desired findings, and that Justice Levy was selected because he was formerly a Likud member. (Times of Israel)

(Hebrew – Walla!)

Political: February 1‎‏6‏‎, 2012‎

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Avigdor Lieberman, deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, directed the ministers in his party, Israel Beiteinu, to refuse to cooperate with the parliamentary committee on integrating Israeli Arabs in Israeli society, headed by Israeli Arab MK Ahmad Tibi (Ta’al).

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February 16th, 2012 at 9:47 am