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Closed Society: December 31, 2012

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Jews tried to set a church on fire in the Galilee village of Biram.  On the floor next to the entrance to the church a star of david was spray painted along with the word “revenge.”

(Hebrew – HaKol HaYehudi)

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December 31st, 2012 at 3:12 pm

Political: February 12, 2012

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The Ministerial Committee for Legislation decided to authorize a proposed bill that grants a tax break on donations for “encouraging settlement”. The proposition, forwarded by Likud MKs Ze’ev Elkin and Zion Pinyan grants a tax break of up to 35% on donations to settlements in the Galilee, Negev, and West Bank.

(Hebrew)

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February 12th, 2012 at 11:34 pm

Internal Security: December 22, 2011‎

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Residents of Western Galilee report a rise in break-ins. According to residents, in response to complaints about the recurrent crimes the police told them to put bars on their windows.

(Hebrew)

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December 22nd, 2011 at 9:23 pm

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Closed Society: 28 February, 2011

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Not long before the vote on the admission committees bill, an additional change has been made to the wording of the bill: according to the proposal of MK Michael Ben Ari, in a settlement in which 80% of the residents agree, the settlement rabbi will be the final determining factor to make the decision and determine whether or not a candidate is worthy of being admitted to a settlement.

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February 28th, 2011 at 5:39 pm