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Settlers and Settlements: April 30, 2013

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Five students from Jerusalem Yeshiva “Merkaz HaRav” assaulted two police detectives and sprayed them with tear gas while they were walking by the Yeshiva and talking among themselves in Arabic. (Haaretz)

(Hebrew – Haaretz)

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April 30th, 2013 at 9:27 am

Closed Society: January 2, 2013

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In Ganei Tikva, Yeshiva students insulted and threw stones at a teenage girl, apparently because of her appearance, which alludes to her sexual orientation. (Ynetnews)

(Hebrew – Ynet)

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January 2nd, 2013 at 3:20 pm

Economy and Society: November 18, 2012

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Chairman of the Knesset’s Finance Committee, MK Moshe Gafni (Yahadut HaTora), said during his speach at the pan-Haredi political conference that when a demand to cut 350 million NIS from the Yeshiva budget he did not publish the demand and “threw it in the trash”.

(Hebrew – Calcalist)

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November 18th, 2012 at 9:41 am

Closed Society: November 16, 2011

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Six 14 year old Israeli teenagers studying at the Kochav Ha-Shachar yeshiva in [West Bank area] Binyamin threw stones at passing cars in the area.  The boys inadvertently struck an Israeli car and were subsequently arrested.


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November 16th, 2011 at 9:20 pm