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Segregation

The campaign for integration of children of asylum seekers into Eliat’s public education system

In 2008, the municipality of Eilat began to refuse admitting children of asylum seekers in schools in the city. Instead, the children of asylum seekers were sent to a school separate from those of Israeli residents and citizens.

Tel Aviv City Councilwoman Closes Off Soccer Field to Asylum Seekers

Date: 12.11.18 Source: Haaretz, Bar Peleg

A Tel Aviv city councilwoman, on her own initiative, locked up a soccer field in the southern part of the city for several weeks to prevent asylum seekers from using it.

Israeli Municipality Sends Children of Asylum Seekers to Separate, Run-down Preschool

Date: 30.10.18 Source: Haaretz, Or Kashti

The preschool on Netanya’s Zangwill Street is in a dilapidated area near the city's neglected open-air market. The sidewalks are filled with the wares of a makeshift flea market - clothing strewn about alongside some old kitchen utensils. The air smells of urine.

Israel's Most Liberal City Introduces Racially Segregated Kindergartens

Date: 23.8.13 Source: The Daily Beast
According to a report published by Ynet (Hebrew edition), the city built the new preschools for black children after Jewish-Israeli residents of the inner city area threatened to keep their children at home rather than allow them to learn how to count, fingerpaint and play on the swings alongside their peers from Eritrea and Sudan
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