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Closed Society: December 4, 2012‎

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The Knesset’s internal affairs and environmental protection committee chaired by MK Amnon Cohen )Shas) approved an amendment to the “anti-infiltration” law according to which customs officials can confiscate cash money found in the possession of illegal immigrants when they are deported from Israel.

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December 4th, 2012 at 10:47 pm

Political: December 1, 2011‎

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A Knesset committee headed by MK Amnon Cohen (Shas ) accepted the request of Interior Minister Eli Yishai (Shas), who sought to delay elections for the Katzir-Harish Local Council originally scheduled for January. Shas is planning to transform the secular community of Harish into a large ultra-Orthodox community. The committee’s decision means that Nissim Dahan of Shas, who currently heads the Katzir-Harish Local Council, will remain in place for another two years depite opposition from local residents.

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December 1st, 2011 at 1:31 pm