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Daily Israel Report
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  6/2/2014, Sivan 4, 5774

Discrimination in El'ad School Registration Fought


The Ministry of Education has cancelled registration for the Beit Ya'akov school for hareidi girls in the eastern Tel Aviv  suburb of El'ad and will repeat the process under its supervision, subject to a hearing on complaints of discrimination between Ashkenazic and Sephardic candidates, according to a Monday-morning report by Israel Defense Forces Radio. An attorney said he would petition the Supreme Court if the girls who were discriminated against are not enrolled.

The city of El'ad said it was undertaking its own investigation and holding an emergency meeting on the subject on Monday. The city said it would act against discrimination.