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Closed Society: November 18, 2012

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Rabbi Yaakov Yosef referred to operation “Pillar of Cloud” in Gaza and said that “our soldiers could learn a lesson in fighting from Assad in Syria.  The army needs to learn from the Syrians how to slaughter and crush the enemy.” (

(Hebrew – HaKol HaYehudi)

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November 18th, 2012 at 11:56 am

Political: December 26, 2011

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An indictment has been served against MK Said Nafa (Balad), charging him with travelling to Syria in 2007 and meeting the deputy secretary general of the PFLP.


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December 26th, 2011 at 10:55 am

Political: June 16, 2011

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Hadash’s Web site had published several articles and reports in Arabic that express support for Syrian President Bashar Assad’s regime. The articles were not published on the Hebrew Web site of the party.

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June 16th, 2011 at 9:58 pm

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Political: 11th November, 2010

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The Foreign Minister, Avigdor Liberman, said that “you have to be a political hypochondriac [sic] to think Syria is a partner for peace”. He further said he objects to negotiations with Syria, and claimed the number of residents in Katrin and the rest of the Golan Heights ought to be increased. (Hebrew)

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November 12th, 2010 at 9:40 am