News from Israel
Naftali Bennett Illegally Removed Ancient Coin from Israel
Quote of the day:
“The test is not what the writer meant but what the reader understands.”
--Justice Edna Arbel said in response to State Prosecutor, which does not want to indict far-right-wing rabbis on incitement for book, 'The King's Bible,' which they wrote about conditions in which killing a non-Jew is permitted.
- Editors of extremist Jewish website to be charged with incitement - Announcement of pending indictment against editors of 'Hakol Hayehudi' comes as state prosecutor delays decision to charge far-right rabbi in another case of alleged incitement to violence. (Haaretz+)
- 11-year-old Palestinian boy detained in Jerusalem for throwing rocks - Malik Daana, 11, was handcuffed by Israeli forces and taken to a police station from a barber shop in Ein al-Lawza neighborhood in Silwan, E. Jerusalem for allegedly throwing rocks, his father said. (Maan)
- Israelis ask: where have all the mall guards gone? Rumors of a reduction in the number of guards at important public and commercial institutions are making the public feel less protected. (Haaretz+)
- University students rally for Arab cleaning lady suspended from job - Fatma Shitawi, a Hebrew University worker, fought on behalf of other workers who complained of sexual harassment and lack of vacation days. The contracting company who employed her: a complaint was filed against her for theft. The students: They are falsely accusing her. (Maariv, p. 14/NRG Hebrew)
- Brandeis suspends partnership with Palestinian university over Nazi-style march - Boston university to re-evaluate relationship after march at Al-Quds' Jerusalem campus. (JTA, Haaretz)
- Ancient coin that Bennett flashed on CNN was illegally removed from Israel - The antiquities law bars the removal of any antiquity from the country without written permission. (Haaretz+)
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