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      Archive: 1/8/2012

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        1/8/2012, Tevet 13, 5772

      Petition Against 'Settler' on Supreme Court Denied

      Justice Esther Hayut of the Supreme Court rejected, Sunday evening, a petition by the "Yesh Gevul" organization against Friday's election of resident Noam Solberg from the Judean Jewish community of Alon Shevut to the High Court bench by the Committee for Selecting Judges. In its petition, the group questioned Solberg's integrity to serve on the court as "a settler in the occupied territories".

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