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Local Government: December 13, 2011

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The staff of the Town Council and the education department in Jisr Al- Zarqa declared a strike, after they have not been paid in the last six months.

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December 13th, 2011 at 7:09 pm

Political: November 15, 2011

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Member of Knesset Danny Danon (Likud) said in a meeting of the Knesset Internal Affairs Committee, dedicated to water supply to the Arab-Israeli village of Jisr al Zarqa, that Israeli Arabs are the biggest problem of the State of Israel.
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November 15th, 2011 at 2:02 pm

Economy and Society: November 14, 2011

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The Jisr Az-Zarqa* Junior High School has been closed, due to serious defects in the school building.  Among the defects found were sewage flowing in the school, lack of lighting in classrooms, exposed electrical wires and garbage scattered in the building.

[*Jisr Az-Zarqa is an Israeli Arab local council near Caesarea.]

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November 14th, 2011 at 11:13 pm

Education: May 17, 2011

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Only 9.85 percent of the students in Bnei Brak are eligible for matriculation diploma, says data from the Ministry of Education. Other cities which are at the bottom of the list are: Qalansawe (with 32.7 percent), Modi’in Ilit (14.7 percent), Jisr az-Zarqa (12.5 percent), and Betar Ilit (6.5 percent).

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May 17th, 2011 at 10:42 pm