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Closed Society: March 5, 2013

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Three Jewish youths were arrested on suspicion of assaulting an Arab youth in Tiberias over the weekend. During their investigation it was discovered that two of the youths were also involved in an assault on an Arab resident of Yaffo last week. (Haaretz)

(Hebrew – Haaretz)

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March 5th, 2013 at 3:43 pm

Internal Security: March 4, 2013

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The Jerusalem Police has stated that the assault on an Arab woman near the light rail station in the city was racially motivated. According to the Police, the young women suspected of the assault met the woman by chance, asked her if she was an Arab, and when she replied that she was, they assaulted her. (Ynetnews)

(Hebrew – Ynet)

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March 4th, 2013 at 4:00 pm

Closed Society: March 4, 2013

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Diners assaulted an Arab fast food restaurant worker in Tel-Aviv, hurling racial slurs at him, as well as chairs and tables. (Al-Akhbar)

(Hebrew – nana10)

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March 4th, 2013 at 11:09 am

Closed Society: February 26, 2013

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A group of Jewish women assaulted an Arab woman as she was waiting for the train at a station in the Kiryat Moshe neighborhood of Jerusalem. (Haaretz)

(Hebrew – nrg)

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February 26th, 2013 at 11:19 am

Closed Society: February 25, 2013

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15 youths assaulted Hassan Ausruf, an employee of the city of Tel-aviv-Yaffo, in the city’s boardwalk, calling him a “stinking Arab” and beating him. Ausruf sustained serious wounds to his head. (Haaretz)

(Hebrew – Walla!)

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February 25th, 2013 at 11:01 am

Judiciary: February 17, 2013

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The Tel-Aviv District Court handed a sentence of six months community service to Haim Mula who was convicted in the framework of a plea bargain of involvement in a molotov cocktail attack on the homes of asylum seekers in Tel-Aviv. The judge harshly criticized the prosecution, saying “the fact the plea bargain was reached due to lack of hard evidence was problematic. It is hard to understand how an indictment is served when there is such a shortage of evidence.” (Jerusalem Post)

(Hebrew – Ynet)

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

Closed Society: November 27, 2012

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Jews Assaulted an Arab in Moshav Beit Halkia, pepper spraying and beating him with bats.

(Hebrew – HaKol HaYehudi)

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November 27th, 2012 at 4:41 pm

Closed Society: November 25, 2012

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Unknown vandalists slashed the tires of 8 Palestinian owned vehicles in the Jerusalem neighborhood of Shuafat.  One of the vehicles had the slogan “Price Tag Gaza” spray-painted on it.

(Hebrew – HaKol HaYehudi)

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November 25th, 2012 at 3:27 pm

Closed Society: July 20, 2012‎

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Members of the “Guards” organization in Bnei Brak assaulted and wounded an Arab walking in the city at night.

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July 20th, 2012 at 5:47 pm