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  3/25/2012, Nisan 2, 5772

Itamar Sues Ha'aretz Writer


The Samarian Jewish community of Itamar and two of its residents filed a 200,000-shekel libel suit, about a week ago, against Ha'aretz journalist Neri Livneh, following serious things she said about them. About a year ago on the Politica television show, Livneh said, "Itamar is a settlement of especially agressive people. About once every two years a murderer comes out of there," mentioning the names of Gadi Tene and Yaron Dagani, even though neither of them had been charged, much less convicted of murder, manslaughter, terror or any similar offense.

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