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Political: January 20, 2013‎

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Justice Elyakim Rubinstein, Head of the Central Elections Committee, fined Habayit Hayehudi party NIS 72,000 for not taking down election posters where Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appears alongside Habayit Hayehudi chief Naftali Bennett.

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January 20th, 2013 at 2:43 pm

Political: January 14, 2013

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Chairman of the Central Elections Committee, Justice Elyakim Rubinstein, has disqualified parts of the election campaign commercials of “HaLikud Beitenu”, “Kadima”, and “HaTnua” parties, in which images of IDF soldiers are shown.

(Hebrew – News1)

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January 14th, 2013 at 3:53 pm

Political: January 14, 2013

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The Central Election Committee has received a complaint about the continued use of images of IDF soldiers by the “HaBayit HaYehudi” pary in its election campaign, even though the committee chairman, Justice Elyakim Rubinstein, has issued an explicit directive against such use.

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January 14th, 2013 at 2:48 pm

Political: January 13, 2013

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Central Election Committee Chairman Justice Elyakim Rubinstein has ruled that musical performances that took place in campaign rallies held by Labor and Meretz respectively are a violation of the Election Law. (Ynetnews)

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January 13th, 2013 at 2:40 pm

Media: January 11, 2013

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Chairman of the Central Election Committee, Justice Elyakim Rubinstein, informed media outlets who conduct polls of his intention to report to the Attorney General, Yehuda Weinstein, about media outlets who do not comply with the law and submit the full poll results, including the questions asked, to the Central Election Committee.  In his letter he reports that only two polls have been submitted, and only after the request of a certain political party.

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January 11th, 2013 at 12:23 pm

Political: January 4, 2013

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Chairman of the Central Elections Committee, Justice Elyakim Rubinstein, has determined that the Likud-Beitenu party broke the elections law when singer Sarit Hadad performed next to Prime-Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.  The law stipulates that artists cannot participate in election campaigning. (Ynetnews)

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January 4th, 2013 at 4:49 pm

Political: December 12, 2012

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Central Elections Committee Chairman, Justice Elyakim Rubinstein, banned an ad campaign by far-right party Otzma Leyisrael, headed by MKs Aryeh Eldad and Michael Ben-Ari, over charges that it was racist.  The campaign was “meant to degrade a single group in the State of Israel – The Arab population,” explained Rubinstein. (Haaretz)

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Political: November 25, 2012

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The chairman of the Central Elections Committee, Justice Elyakim Rubinstein, warned MK Haim Katz (Likud), who is also  the chairman of Israel Aerospace Industries’ Labour Union, against using the resources of IAI for his Likud primaries campaign.

Furthermore, a special ballot box was placed in Moshav Hadid, for IAI employees to vote in the primaries during their workday, with ushers distributing lists of favored candidates.

(Hebrew – Ynet)

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November 25th, 2012 at 2:24 pm

Judiciary: November 6, 2012

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High Court Justice Elyakim Rubinstein issued a temporary injunction to stop construction and prevent habitation of a house in the village of Al-Dirat in Mt. Hebron – but in fact the house wasn’t just being built, it had been lived in since 1993.  The injunction was based on false information given by settler association Regavim. (Haaretz)

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November 6th, 2012 at 11:55 pm

Judiciary: May 7, 2012

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The High Court for Justice has rejected the petition for the release of Bilal Diab and Thaer Halhala, administrative detainees who are on hunger strike. (Haaretz)

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May 7th, 2012 at 10:20 pm