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Closed Society: January 9, 2012

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Anti-religious graffiti was spray painted on a synagogue in Ramat-Gan.

 

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January 9th, 2012 at 11:19 am

Closed Society: December 30, 2011

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Anti-Haredi graffiti was sprayed on the wall of a synagogue in Ashdod.

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December 30th, 2011 at 8:01 pm

Closed Society: December 21, 2011

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A large sign near a Beit Shemesh synagogue calls for women to cross the street to the other side due to the area’s sensitivity.  The municipality is refusing to remove the sign, which has been in place for a long time, claiming that such an act would only increase the placement of such signs throughout the city.

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December 21st, 2011 at 10:40 pm

Closed Society: December 21, 2011

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Residents of the Agash neighborhood of Ramla claim that Arabs torched part of the El Ghriba synagogue in the neighborhood.  The police claims the fire was caused by an electrical short.

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December 21st, 2011 at 9:44 pm

Closed Society: May 11, 2011

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A swastika was painted on the walls of the synagogue ”Penei Meir” in Kfar Yona, along with the writing “away with the Ultra-Orthodox city.” A severe conflict is being held in recent months, regarding the allocation of land designated for building an ultra-orthodox school in this town.

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May 11th, 2011 at 5:19 pm

Closed Society: 13th November, 2010

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20 right-wing activists of the “Gar’in Yericho” (Jericho Nucleus) group have invaded the Na’aran synagogue complex in Jericho, announcing they intend to stay there for the next few hours in order to restore Jewish presence to the Palestinian town. IDF forces have arrested eight of the activists, and conducted searches looking for other settlers. The complex has been declared a “closed military region”. (Hebrew).

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November 14th, 2010 at 12:22 pm

Political: 26 October, 2010

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The Ministry of Defense and the settlers of the Al-Matan outpost have reached (Hebrew) a settlement, according to which the settlers will seal the local synagogue, which was built in defiance of the law, and in return the state will approve the licensing process of the synagogue.

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October 27th, 2010 at 6:52 am