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PolygaMeToo? Not anymore!

This post first appeared on our Facebook page Last week, the Beer Sheva Magistrates Court sentenced an Israeli Bedouin to seven months in prison, after he was found guilty of polygamy. The man, a resident of the Negev, was already married when he took an additional wife. Although polygamy has been illegal in Israel since 1951, this is only the second time that ... Read More »

Polygamy in the Bedouin sector: A ticking time-bomb that nearly exploded

Today (Monday), the Shin Bet security agency announced that it foiled a Hamas bombing attack at Bilu Junction in central Israel. Mahmud Makdad, an Israeli citizen from the Bedouin town of Segev Shalom in the Negev, was apprehended as he attempted to plant an explosive device in a bus stop at the bustling junction. Nine others, nearly all residents of ... Read More »

Only a Third of Israeli Camels Have ID Chips – and It Could Be Deadly

More than a year ago, the Israeli Agriculture Ministry required that camels be tagged with an electronic identification chip implant. However, only about one-third of camels have received such chips. The ministry is pointing the blame at the Bedouin who raise camels in the Negev, claiming that they are not cooperating with the new regulations that requires the tagging of their animals. Regavim ... Read More »

Regavim Reveals: Israel pays millions to Bedouin in massive protection racket under guise of ‘school security’

In an investigation conducted by Regavim, it was revealed that the Israeli government pays millions of shekels to Bedouin under the guise of “school security” in a massive protection racket. The Bedouin municipalities of southern Israel have admitted that these millions of shekels are classified as “school security” expenditures, which simply vanish into thin air. Read about it HERE in ... Read More »

Precedent: Polygamist sentenced to prison

“The Beer Sheva District Court accepted an appeal by the State Prosecutor and sentenced Ayman Abu Skaeiyak, the first man convicted of polygamy since enforcement was reinstated nearly one year ago, to seven months in prison…The Regavim Movement, which has taken an active role in the fight against polygamy in Israel, applauded this morning’s District Court judgement.” Read more about it HERE ... Read More »

Khan al Ahmar: Who’s Testing Whom?

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