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Economy and Society: February 2, 2013

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Herzliya’s David Raziel Youth Village suffers from neglect and lax governmental oversight. Students complain about lack of warm water for showers in winter, mold in their rooms, and food that is past the expiration date. The Ministry of Education claims the private operator of the school is responsible for the neglect. (Haaretz)

(Hebrew – Haaretz)

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February 2nd, 2013 at 11:37 am

Economy and Society: October 30, 2012

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The Ministry of Social Services is trying to convince employees of hostels for at-risk youth with mental disorders not to join unions, after the hostels were privatized.

(Hebrew – Haaretz)

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October 30th, 2012 at 11:53 am

Economy and Society: December 19, 2011

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Sources within the Israeli Employment Service claim that a government decision to create 20 employment bureaus in Arab communities through contractors is not feasible, is discriminatory and might even be illegal.

(Hebrew)

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December 19th, 2011 at 9:09 pm

Economy and Society: 23 May, 2011

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The Tel Aviv District Court ruled that the price quoted in the tender issued by the Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of Health for the outsourcing of geriatric hospitalization services is a loss price, that not enable minimal respectable conditions for hospitalization.

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May 23rd, 2011 at 11:50 am

Military and Security Forces: May 17, 2011

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State Comptroller, Micha Lindenstrauss, in his annual report sharply criticized the Ministry of Defense, the GOC Army Headquarters of the IDF (“Mazi”), and the Technological and Logistics Directorate of the IDF, for their contacts with private companies. According to the report, senior officials and officers privatized military activities, and hired a private company to do the job, while unlawfully employing service persons by the company. The report refers to the years 2008 and 2010.

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Economy: 3 May, 2011

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This year Memorial Day ceremonies were privatized in many places in the country. For the first time, in the central ceremony in Jerusalem the admission will not be free .

(hebrew)

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May 3rd, 2011 at 3:43 pm