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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)

(Hebrew – Haaretz)

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February 18th, 2013 at 3:52 pm

Local Government: January 31, 2013‎

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Zvi Bar, mayor of central city Ramat Gan, faces allegations of bribery at close to $500,000 in addition to fraud, breach of trust and money laundering, and obstruction of justice.

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January 31st, 2013 at 10:55 pm

Military and Security Forces: January 30, 2013

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An indictment has been filed against a soldier accused of raping a female soldier in the Ramat Gan Soldier’s Home.

(Hebrew – Military Prosecutor’s Office)

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January 30th, 2013 at 3:15 pm

Internal Security: June 6, 2012

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Police officers arrived at a school in Ramat-Gan over the weekend following complaints of noise, and tazed a teenager, who fled from the scene with his friends.

(Hebrew – Ynet)

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June 6th, 2012 at 3:07 pm

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State and Religion: March 5, 2012

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Postal employees from Ramat-Gan have announced that they would refuse to distribute copies of the New Testament, claiming that the material is missionary and is against religious, and possibly state law.

(Hebrew - Walla)

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March 5th, 2012 at 9:52 pm

Closed Society: January 9, 2012

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Anti-religious graffiti was spray painted on a synagogue in Ramat-Gan.

 

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January 9th, 2012 at 11:19 am

Closed Society: January 1, 2012

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Two bus drivers – one on the 402 bus line from Bnei-Brak to Jerusalem, the other on the 354 bus line from Ramat-Gan to Ashdod – refused to allow secular activists to board their gender segregated buses as part of protest against exclusion of women and gender segregation.  The driver of the 402 line even threatened to break the activists’ cameras.

 

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January 1st, 2012 at 11:20 pm

Closed Society: December 22, 2011‎

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Unknown persons sprayed hateful messages against Haredis, religious jews and rabbis on the door of a Haredi kindergarten in Ramat Gan. Messages include slogans against Rabbis, mention of Jehova’s name and the call for “death to all religions”.

(Hebrew)

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December 22nd, 2011 at 9:17 pm

Local Government: December 18, 2011

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Emanuel Arbib, a real estate developer, is accused of transferring almost one million shekels to Zvi Bar, Mayor of Ramat Gan, so that the latter would advance a real estate project in which his company had an interest.

 

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December 18th, 2011 at 7:43 pm

Judiciary: April 26, 2011

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The State Attorney intends to indict Ramat Gan Mayor Zvi Bar, suspected to have taken over two million Shekels in bribes from five real estate developers in the cities of Ramat Gan and Tel Aviv, between 2003 and 2008. Indictment will be served subject to a hearing.

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April 26th, 2011 at 5:11 pm