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Political: December 15, 2011‎

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A law proposed by the Infrastructures Minister, Uzi Landau (Likud) would place Israel’s electricity under “rabbinical supervision,”. Under the law, the Chief Rabbinate would assign supervisors to all Israeli power plants to ensure they operate according to the Jewish Halacha. Supervisors will be authorized to close down power stations that would infringe the Rabbinate’s directives, as well as limit the sale of electrity from specific utilities during Shabbat or Jewish holidays.

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December 15th, 2011 at 1:59 pm

Military and Security Forces: 10 March, 2011

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The wife of a Palestinian engineer says that he has been kidnapped in the Ukraine by the Mossad. Dirar Abu-Seesi, the manager of the only power plant in the Gaza Strip, left the country to the Ukraine in the beginning of the year with his wife, Veronica, in the look for an apartment. The blogger Richard Silverstein claims that Israeli authorities gagged reporting the story.

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March 10th, 2011 at 11:11 pm