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Political: January 13, 2013

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Central Election Committee Chairman Justice Elyakim Rubinstein has ruled that musical performances that took place in campaign rallies held by Labor and Meretz respectively are a violation of the Election Law. (Ynetnews)

(Hebrew – News1)

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January 13th, 2013 at 2:40 pm

Economy and Society: April 1, 2012

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A study done by the Center for International Immigration and Integration of the JDC, said that migrant laborers in Israel had paid far more brokerage fees than currently allowed by the law.

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April 1st, 2012 at 10:35 pm

Closed Society: January 30, 2012

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Jews distributed pamphlets encouraging the employment of Jewish laborers over Arabs in the settlement Alon Shvut in the Gush Etzion area of the West Bank.

(Hebrew)

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January 30th, 2012 at 11:21 am

Economy and Society: January 24, 2012

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A new report prepared for the Ministry of Immigrant Absorption concludes that Israeli-born college graduates earn twice as much as their Ethiopian-born counterparts.

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January 24th, 2012 at 10:12 am

Political: January 8, 2012

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MK Anastassia Michaeli (Yisrael Beitenu) poured a glass of water on MK Raleb Majadele (Labor) during a session of the Knesset’s Education, Culture and Sport Committee.

 

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January 8th, 2012 at 10:58 am

Closed Society: December 12, 2011

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Residents of the Gilo neighborhood of Jerusalem have started a campaign for the removal of Palestinian job seekers from the neighborhood.

(Hebrew)

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December 12th, 2011 at 11:11 pm

Closed Society: December 9, 2011

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Secular employees in Jerusalem restaurants are required to wear skullcaps during their shifts in order to meet conditions of kashrut certification.

 

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December 9th, 2011 at 11:42 pm

Political: November 3, 2011‎

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A report by the state comptroller and ombudsman on party funding found that parties are using state money meant for political activities for personal use, spending it on gala dinners, presents and bonuses for their accounting firms. According to the report, Kadima and Likud parties paid high sums for gala dinners; Shas party paid over $5,500 for a party in honor of the daughter of Minister Eli Yishai after her wedding; Yisrael Beiteinu spent over $12,000 on trips abroad for Minister Avigdor Lieberman and other party members; Ta’al spent over $6,000 on trips to Egypt and Jordan; the Arab Democratic Party spent over $8,000 on wedding presents; Ra’am awarded 6 copper plaques to activists who sailed on the Mavi Marmara; Likud, Kadima and Labor paid tens of thousands of dollars to their accounting firms as bonuses for giving them clean financial bills of health.

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November 3rd, 2011 at 3:35 pm

Economy and Society: October 14, 2011

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The percentage of contracted employees as a proportion of the workforce in Israel is approximately 10% – in comparison to the average of only 1.5% amongst developed countries, according to the International Labour Organization.

(Hebrew)

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October 14th, 2011 at 7:42 pm

Closed Society: 29 November, 2010

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Dozens of refugees were dismissed from their jobs after new regulations were published, prohibiting the employment of asylum-seekers in Israel. The regulations have not yet come into force. (Hebrew)

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November 29th, 2010 at 5:07 pm