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Closed Society: March 5, 2013

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The owner of a vehicle which was parked illegally in Jerusalem assaulted an Arab parking inspector with punches and kicks to the head and ribs after the warden gave him a parking citation. Eyewitness accounts indicate that the assailant said to the Arab – Israeli “your uniform, you should wear with Hezbollah.” (BeHadrei Haredim)

(Hebrew – Reshet)

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March 5th, 2013 at 10:40 am

Closed Society: March 4, 2013

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Diners assaulted an Arab fast food restaurant worker in Tel-Aviv, hurling racial slurs at him, as well as chairs and tables. (Al-Akhbar)

(Hebrew – nana10)

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March 4th, 2013 at 11:09 am

Closed Society: February 25, 2013

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15 youths assaulted Hassan Ausruf, an employee of the city of Tel-aviv-Yaffo, in the city’s boardwalk, calling him a “stinking Arab” and beating him. Ausruf sustained serious wounds to his head. (Haaretz)

(Hebrew – Walla!)

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February 25th, 2013 at 11:01 am

Local Government: February 19, 2013

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Beitar Illit mayor, Meir Rubinstein, was questioned under warning on suspicion that he tried to prevent residents from complaining about two of the city’s residents who allegedly assaulted and threatened female residents they deemed guilty of “unchaste behavior.” (Ynetnews)

(Hebrew – Ynet)

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February 19th, 2013 at 3:44 pm

Internal Security: February 17, 2013

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The State provides protection to David (Dudu) Dgamy, a trafficker of women turned state’s witness, even though he continues to commit violent crimes and has even been caught in possession of drugs in a quantity not intended for self-consumption.

(Hebrew – Haaretz)

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February 17th, 2013 at 12:04 pm

Closed Society: February 14, 2013

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The charge of incitement to violence has been removed from the indictment of Shimon Siman-Tov, one of the suspects of the lynch in Jerusalem’s Zion Square.

(Hebrew – HaKol HaYehudi)

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February 14th, 2013 at 12:12 pm

Closed Society: January 15, 2013

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Jews poured paint on a Palestinian owned vehicle which was parked in the Kiryat Moshe neighborhood of Jerusalem.

(Hebrew – HaKol HaYehudi)

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January 15th, 2013 at 1:55 pm

Military and Security Forces: January 14, 2013

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Border Guard officers were arrested on suspicion that they assaulted two newly graduated fellow officers as part of a hazing ceremony. They are accused of punching, kicking and pepper spraying the graduates. (Ynetnews)

(Hebrew – Ynet)

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January 14th, 2013 at 4:07 pm

Closed Society: January 12, 2013

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Palestinians assaulted Haredi Jews in Jerusalem, throwing snow balls at them and stealing their hats. (Youtube)

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January 12th, 2013 at 1:54 pm

Settlers and Settlements: January 3, 2013

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Palestinians from the village of Qabalan claim that Jews punctured the tires of several vehicles in the village.  The phrase “Mutual support Esh Kodesh” was spray painted on a nearby wall.

(Hebrew – HaKol HaYehudi)

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January 3rd, 2013 at 3:24 pm