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Closed Society: May 5, 2013‎

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The tires of five vehicles owned by Arabs were slashed in Kiryat Moshe neighbourhood in Jerusalem.

(Hebrew)

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May 5th, 2013 at 7:47 pm

Settlers and Settlements: April 30, 2013

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Five students from Jerusalem Yeshiva “Merkaz HaRav” assaulted two police detectives and sprayed them with tear gas while they were walking by the Yeshiva and talking among themselves in Arabic. (Haaretz)

(Hebrew – Haaretz)

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April 30th, 2013 at 9:27 am

Settlers and Settlements: April 30, 2013

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A Palestinian vehicle was torched in Jerusalem’s Gat street.

(Hebrew – HaKol HaYehudi)

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April 30th, 2013 at 9:25 am

Settlers and Settlements: April 16, 2013

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Settlers destroyed products at a Palestinian owned store in Jerusalem’s old city.

(Hebrew – HaKol HaYehudi)

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April 16th, 2013 at 8:44 am

Settlers and Settlements: April 14, 2013

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The tires of five Palestinian owned vehicles were punctured in Jerusalem’s old city.

(Hebrew – HaKol HaYehudi)

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April 14th, 2013 at 9:07 am

Closed Society: April 4, 2013

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Jerusalem District Police Commander, Major General Yossi Pariente, informed members of the Women of the Wall group that from now on they will be forbidden from saying the Kaddish at the Western Wall – in addition to the prohibitions on wrapping themselves in a Tallit and reading the Torah. (Jerusalem Post)

(Hebrew – Ynet)

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April 4th, 2013 at 2:53 pm

Closed Society: March 6, 2013‎

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Two female teachers, Revital Vokov and Suhad Abu Zamira who is an arab, were attacked on in Kiryat Moshe neighbourhood in jerusalem. The women were on their way to console a friend in mourning.

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March 6th, 2013 at 9:55 am

Closed Society: March 5, 2013

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The owner of a vehicle which was parked illegally in Jerusalem assaulted an Arab parking inspector with punches and kicks to the head and ribs after the warden gave him a parking citation. Eyewitness accounts indicate that the assailant said to the Arab – Israeli “your uniform, you should wear with Hezbollah.” (BeHadrei Haredim)

(Hebrew – Reshet)

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March 5th, 2013 at 10:40 am

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 3, 2013

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Data released by the Jerusalem Police District shows that in 2012 there were 56 “Price Tag” attacks, mainly targeting Arabs. In only 12 of the cases were suspects arrested, but charges were not filed against all of them. In comparison, during 2011, 28 “Price Tag” attacks were documented.

(Hebrew – Ynet)

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March 3rd, 2013 at 4:10 pm