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A dirty policy

Date: 27.12.20 Source: Haaretz, editorial

Israel continues to sink to new lows in its attitude toward the weaker members of society. Every time it seems that it can go no lower, the state finds a new nadir of despicability.

Asylum Seekers Cleaning Tel Aviv's Streets to Be Fired for Israelis Who Don't Even Want the Job

Date: 25.12.20 Source: Haaretz, Lee Yaron

For nine years, Debasi Habtu, a 42-year-old asylum seeker, has been going out every day to clean the streets of central Tel Aviv. He gets up before sunrise, glances at his sleeping children – aged six months, six years and 10 years – dons his yellow vest and bikes to Lincoln Street.

How Israel Tried to Dump African Refugees in Blood-drenched Dictatorships

Date: 25.12.20 Source: Haaretz, Gidi Weitz and Hilo Glazer

During the course of 2017, a series of explosive letters landed in the Defense Ministry. They were sent by Amnon Zichroni, one of Israel’s top lawyers, who has since died. The texts were polite, matter-of-fact.

School Integration in Tel Aviv Worked, So Why Has the City Opted for Segregation?

Date: 20.12.20 Source: Haaretz, Leah Miller-Forstadt

In the investigative story by Lee Yaron (“’The Integration Failed’”: Tel Aviv is segregating foreign kids at school”), the shame of the policy of segregated educa

‘The Integration Failed’: Tel Aviv Is Segregating Foreign Kids at School

Date: 18.12.20 Source: Haaretz, Lee Yaron

It was an ordinary winter day in Tel Aviv, but in a small apartment on Ha’Aliyah street there was great excitement.

Why Is Pluralist, Liberal Tel Aviv Segregating Foreign Children at School?

Date: 18.12.20 Source: Haaretz, Editorial

Following Petah Tikva, Eilat and Netanya, it now turns out that even Tel Aviv – the enlightened, pluralist, liberal city – separates the children of asylum seekers and migrant workers from Israeli children at school.

Hundreds of Tel Aviv Parents Demand That Asylum Seeker Kids Be Integrated at School

Date: 18.12.20 Source: Haaretz, Lee Yaron

Around 600 Tel Aviv parents have written to Mayor Ron Huldai to protest the segregation of children of asylum seekers and migrant workers in the city’s schools, after Haaretz reported on the issue Thursday.

The Kafkaesque World of Sudanese Refugees in Israel

Date: 10.12.20 Source: Foreign Policy, Isma'il Kushkush

On Oct. 23, U.S. President Donald Trump announced from his office in the White House a normalization agreement between Israel and Sudan.

Tel Aviv Gets Tiny Fraction of 'Hundreds of Millions' Netanyahu Pledged to Resettle Asylum Seekers

Date: 24.11.20 Source: Haaretz, Bar Peleg

Two and a half years after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced he would allocate hundreds of millions of shekels for rehabilitation of south Tel Aviv, on Sunday the cabinet approved a plan to distribute 20 million shekels ($6 million) to eight “national priority” areas that are home to la

In Tel Aviv, Out of All Places, Schools Are Still Segregated

Date: 23.11.20 Source: Haaretz, Dov Khenin

On Sunday morning, at the beginning of the school week, children arriving at the Keshet and Gvanim elementary schools in Tel Aviv found racist graffiti awaiting them. It was an act of hatred aimed directly at their eyes.

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