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Local Government: February 18, 2013

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Many mayors continue to serve in their positions despite ongoing criminal proceedings being held against them. Among such mayors are Ramat-Gan Mayor Zvi Bar, Ramat-HaSharon Mayor, Yitzhak Rochberger, Petach-Tikva Mayor, Yitzhak Ochayon, and Bat-Yam Mayor, Shlomi Lahiani. (Haaretz)

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February 18th, 2013 at 3:52 pm

Closed Society: December 4, 2012‎

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The management of a community center in Petach Tikva cancelled a spinning class open to both men and women, and directed students to gender segregated classes at a new location.

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December 4th, 2012 at 10:36 pm

Economy and Society: December 4, 2012

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The managment of the Amishav Community Center in Petach-Tikva has decided to cancel a mixed-gender spinning class and announced that the class will be split into separate segragated groups.

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December 4th, 2012 at 11:37 am

Internal Security: January 26, 2012‎

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Intelligence squad officers at the police central district have lodged a complaint against Nurit Bargig, a policewoman responsible for organizing volunteer workers at the Petach Tikva station, whose husband has been convicted of running illegal casinos twice. According to the complaint, it is inadmissible that she continue to serve while her husband is under police surveillance.

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January 26th, 2012 at 3:06 pm

Local Government: December 22, 2011‎

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Petah Tikva parents have complained that a city-sponsored Hanukkah show at the municipal performing arts center is to be presented with separate seating for boys and girls.

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December 22nd, 2011 at 9:10 pm

Education: September 7, 2011

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Of the 160 children of Ethiopian descent whose parents refused to send to an Ethiopians-only school in Petach Tikva, only 20 pupils have been accepted so far to the education system. Some children were sent to study in schools outside of the city.

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September 7th, 2011 at 4:33 pm

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Economy and Society: September 6, 2011

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160 students of Ethiopian descent in Petah Tikva have not been yet assigned to any school, after the school ”Ner Etzion” has been closed under pressure from parents, and religious schools in the city refused to admit them.

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September 6th, 2011 at 8:12 pm

Economy and Society: August 16, 2011

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Ministry of Education has decided to separate boys from girls in the public-religious school “Morashah” in Petach-Tikva, in contrast to the position of PTA, and the city of Petach Tikva.

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August 16th, 2011 at 8:56 pm

Internal Security: August 9, 2011

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A police officer assaulted a citizen with a TASER stun-gun, after the citizen told the policeman that he exerted unreasonable force on African workers.

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August 9th, 2011 at 8:42 pm

Internal Security: July 13, 2011

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Police Investigations Department arrested a police officer with a rank of Chief Inspector from Petah Tikva, on suspicion of abuse of detainees by using a TASER electric stun gun, even when they did not resist arrest.

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July 13th, 2011 at 11:44 am