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Closed Society: January 17, 2013

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Upper Nazareth Mayor Shimon Gapso has turned down an appeal to set up an Arab school for the city’s 1,900 Arab students, claiming the request conceals “a provocative nationalist statement intended to disrupt the status quo.” (Haaretz)

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January 17th, 2013 at 2:42 pm

Closed Society: November 20, 2012

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The Mayor of Upper Nazareth, Shimon Gafsou, sent a letter to Interior Minister Eli Yishai calling on him to declare the city of Nazareth as a “city hostile to the State of Israel”, and to stop all government funding to the city. (Haaretz)

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November 20th, 2012 at 11:18 am