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Closed Society: April 29, 2012

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Jews punctured the tires of two Arab vehicles that were parked near the Ein Amphi spring in the Golan Heights.

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April 29th, 2012 at 9:46 pm

Political: 3rd January, 2011

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48 MKs signed a petition to the government ministers to stop cooperating with 20 Israeli companies. The companies in question signed a contract with the Palestinian Authority, in which they agree not to purchase any products of settlements in the West Bank, in Eastern Jerusalem and the Golan Heights, for the purposes of the construction of the new Palestinian town of Rawabi. Among the signatories are Dahlia Itzik (Kadima), Roni Bar-On (Kadima), Yoel Hasson (Kadima), Ze’ev Elkin (Likud) and Aryeh Eldad (Ha’Ichud Ha’Leumi). (Hebrew)

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January 3rd, 2011 at 12:00 pm

Political: 22nd November, 2010

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The Knesset has approved, 65 to 33, the Referendum Bill, which will force the government to hold a referendum prior to retreating territories annexed to Israel, such as the Golan Heights and Eastern Jerusalem. Israel has never held a referendum before. (Hebrew)

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November 23rd, 2010 at 12:18 pm

Political: 11th November, 2010

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The Foreign Minister, Avigdor Liberman, said that “you have to be a political hypochondriac [sic] to think Syria is a partner for peace”. He further said he objects to negotiations with Syria, and claimed the number of residents in Katrin and the rest of the Golan Heights ought to be increased. (Hebrew)

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November 12th, 2010 at 9:40 am