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Economy and Society: November 6, 2012

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MK Nissim Ze’ev (Shas), a member of the Knesset’s Education Committee, says that a project promoted by the Ministry of Education to introduce kindergardeners to Islam and Christianity will lead to a loss of identity for the Jewish Children.

(Hebrew – HaKol HaYehudi)

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November 6th, 2012 at 9:16 am

Political: 30 May, 2011

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In an Education Committee meeting, MK Yaakov Katz (Ha’Ichud Ha’Leumi) announced that he is going to propose a law according to which GALATZ (IDF Radio) will “represent strictly the consensus and serve as a tailwind for IDF fighter against the enemy”.

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May 30th, 2011 at 7:11 pm

Education: 2 May, 2011

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Following intense pressure, Haifa University decided to deny Ra’ed Salah’s entry to campus. Said pressure also included a threat posed by the chair of the Knesset Education Committee, MK Alex Miller (Yisrael Beitenu), that permitting the entry would result in financial sanctions on the university.

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May 2nd, 2011 at 11:39 pm

Political: 9th November, 2010

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During a discussion in the Knesset’s education committee regarding “the driving out of Zionist in academe”, the chairman of the committee, Zvulon Orlev, ordered (Hebrew) the representatives of the ACRI out of the chamber. After ordering out attorney Debbi Gild-Khayu of the ACRI after she spoke, MK Ahmed Tibi told him he sent the ACRI representative out; Orlev replied: “The ACRI? It shouldn’t be here”. Later on he ordered Hagai Elad, ACRI’s chairman, to leave as well.

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November 9th, 2010 at 6:44 pm