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Education: 12 January, 2011

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The Ben Gurion University has decided to change its code of ethics and forbid lecturers to express political opinions during classes or use the name of the university when making public statements about political issues.


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January 12th, 2011 at 3:52 am

Closed Society: 9 December, 2010

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The 2010 Worldwide Corruption Survey reports that 88 percent of the population believe political parties in Israel are corrupt. The survey responders ranked the degree of corruption in various institutions in Israel on a scale 1 to 5. Political parties received the lowest ranking, with an average 4.5 corruption ranking. Approximately 82 percent of survey respondents said that government efforts to fight corruption are inefficient. The Knesset and religious organizations received an average 4.0 ranking, and the police received an average 3.5 ranking. (Hebrew)

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December 11th, 2010 at 6:08 pm