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Closed Society: January 12, 2013

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Palestinians assaulted Haredi Jews in Jerusalem, throwing snow balls at them and stealing their hats. (Youtube)

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January 12th, 2013 at 1:54 pm

Political: January 3, 2013

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The Likud party rejected a call to sign a cross-party Jewish-Arab equality covenant. (Haaretz)

(Hebrew – Haaretz)

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January 3rd, 2013 at 3:31 pm

Settlers and Settlements: January 3, 2013

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Palestinians from the village of Qabalan claim that Jews punctured the tires of several vehicles in the village.  The phrase “Mutual support Esh Kodesh” was spray painted on a nearby wall.

(Hebrew – HaKol HaYehudi)

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January 3rd, 2013 at 3:24 pm

Closed Society: January 3, 2013

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Tel Aviv-Yaffo Academic College is not taking any action against a Jewish student who said to a female Arab student “come to the washroom, I’ll take off your veil and fuck you.”

(Hebrew – Mynet)

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January 3rd, 2013 at 9:45 am

Settlers and Settlements: January 1, 2013

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A Palestinian residing in the village of Krayot near Shilo was assaulted by Jews on the road connecting the villages of Qusra and Jalud, and had to be evacuated to hospital.

(Hebrew – HaKol HaYehudi)

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January 1st, 2013 at 4:25 pm

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

Settlers and Settlements: December 27, 2012

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Jews uprooted approximately 40 Palestinian owned olive trees near the village of Qusra. (Ma’an News Agency)

(Hebrew – HaKol HaYehudi)

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December 27th, 2012 at 1:34 pm

Closed Society: December 25, 2012

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A 15 year old Arab youth from East Jerusalem was moderately injured during an assault by ultra-Orthodox youths. (Haaretz)

(Hebrew – Haaretz)

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December 25th, 2012 at 11:42 am

Economy and Society: December 18, 2012

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35.6% of children in Israel live below the poverty line according to the 2012 report by the Council for the Welfare of the Child.  The report further states that there has been a 60% increase in the number of poor children since 1998, and that among the Arab population 65.8% of children are poor, triple the rate of child poverty in the Jewish population, which is 24.2%. (Haaretz)

(Hebrew – Haaretz)

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December 18th, 2012 at 9:54 am

Settlers and Settlements: December 18, 2012

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Palestinians from the Samaria village of Yassuf claim that during the night several Jews infiltrated their village and punctured the tires of six vehicles.

(Hebrew – HaKol HaYehudi)

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December 18th, 2012 at 9:48 am