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State and Religion: April 12, 2012

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During an acrobatics performance in Modi’in a woman who volunteered to participate went on stage.  On the request of Haredi crowd members the woman was removed from the stage after a short while and only men were asked on stage thereafter. (Haaretz)

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April 12th, 2012 at 4:59 pm

Closed Society: February 1, 2012

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A Palestinian worker in a reception hall in the Modi’in area was beaten with a plank by a guest who thought he saw the worker speaking with a Jewish female guest. The assaulted worker sustained injuries and hemorrhages.

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February 1st, 2012 at 7:20 pm

Closed Society: October 11, 2011

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The city of Modi’in will only allow residents of the city to enter the park during the Sukkot holiday events. The goal of this restriction is to prevent the ultra-Orthodox residents of nearby Modi’in-Illit from entering the park.

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October 11th, 2011 at 4:15 pm

Closed Society: August 31, 2011

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Modi’in residents call upon the City to charge admission money to the Anava park, with the hope of denying entry of the ultra-Orthodox visitors, who come from other localities in the region, such as Ramat Beit Shemesh and Modi’in Illit.

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August 31st, 2011 at 5:44 pm

Closed Society: 30 March, 2011

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The Equal Employment Opportunities Commission is investigating a complaint by 21 Arab workers who were fired from a business in Modi’in; the workers claim they were fired for being Arabs.

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March 30th, 2011 at 6:16 pm