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Internal Security: November 1, 2012

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The owners of the Restobar, a popular restaurant in Jerusalem’s Rehavia neighborhood, have complained about the security arrangements at the Prime Minister’s residence.  According to the owners, the Prime Minister’s security detail conducts humiliating security checks on the restaurant’s customers; poking in their pockets, and questioning them for long periods.

(Hebrew – mynet)

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November 1st, 2012 at 6:01 pm

State and Religion: March 14, 2012

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In order to receive the strict mehadrin kashrut certificate from Agudat Yisrael’s Badatz (Rabbinical Court), the Haredi-owned Heimische Essen restaurant in the Rehavia neighborhood of Jerusalem will stop employing waitresses on Thursday evenings, when large numbers of yeshiva students patronize the eatery. (Haaretz)

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March 14th, 2012 at 8:48 pm

State and Religion: March 8, 2012

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The Badaz Agudat Israel organization that provides seals of Kashrut demands that the ‘Haimeshe Essin’ restaurant in the neighborhood of Rehavia in Jerusalem stop employing waitresses on Thursday nights. This is due to the restaurant being a popular recreation spot among Yeshiva students and young Haredi men.

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March 8th, 2012 at 6:19 pm