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Local Government: February 24, 2012

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The Lod Valley Regional Council refuses to provide school transportation services to the children of the Abu-Labda clan [Arabs -Eds.], who go to school in Ramla. As a result, these children have to go to school alone, for over two hours and mostly by foot.

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February 24th, 2012 at 3:06 pm

Closed Society: December 21, 2011

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Residents of the Agash neighborhood of Ramla claim that Arabs torched part of the El Ghriba synagogue in the neighborhood.  The police claims the fire was caused by an electrical short.

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December 21st, 2011 at 9:44 pm

Local Government: June 16, 2011

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Yoel Lavi, the mayor of Ramla, unplugged the wireless Internet network to the school Alomria in the city, after he had a quarrel with the school’s principal, Imad Azbergah.

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June 16th, 2011 at 11:36 am

Local Government: 30 May, 2011

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The Shaalvim Hesder Yeshiva received allocation of a structure in Ramla that was supposed to serve as a community center for Muslim residents of the city.

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May 30th, 2011 at 7:23 pm

Closed Society: April 27, 2011

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Shimon Lankri, the Mayor of Acre since 2003, participated yesterday in the “Ramla Conference – between Israel and the Nations”, organized by the Ramla Torah group and the Komemiut movement, which operates in part under the guidance of Rabbi Dov Lior, the rabbi of Kiryat Arba, who endorsed the book “The King’s Torah.” During the conference, there was a discussion panel of mayors of “mixed cities”, including Acre, Lod and Ramla, which dealt with the question: Do we need a “Jewish majority” in Israel’s cities?

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April 27th, 2011 at 5:50 pm

Closed Society: April 27, 2011

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In the 4th Ramla Conference, Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu told the audience that his congregation in his city Safed, obey his Halachic Ruling not to sell land to Arabs.

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April 27th, 2011 at 3:43 pm