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Local Government: February 19, 2013

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Beitar Illit mayor, Meir Rubinstein, was questioned under warning on suspicion that he tried to prevent residents from complaining about two of the city’s residents who allegedly assaulted and threatened female residents they deemed guilty of “unchaste behavior.” (Ynetnews)

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February 19th, 2013 at 3:44 pm

Closed Society: February 18, 2013

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Two Haredi residents of Beitar-Illit were arrested on suspicion of operating a ‘modesty squad’ in the city and assaulting female residents over what they deemed ‘unchaste behavior.’ (Ynetnews)

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February 18th, 2013 at 3:57 pm