Monthly Report Headlines | May 2015

MQG Petitions the High Court: Aryeh Deri is a convicted felon and should not be appointed as a government minister: Deri’s last stint as a government minister ended with his conviction for accepting a bribe, imposition of moral turpitude and imprisonment in Ma’asiyahu Prison. MQG petitioned the High Court, demanding that his re-appointment be prevented after…

How Israel profits from the nonprofits

Civil society organizations can influence the public agenda just as much as the media. Some leading figures within the establishment here would prefer that they disappear. An important organization in Israel turned to the public and the media last week with a call for assistance. “Help us, we have no money”, the group said, explaining…

The Final Straight of the Concentration Bill

By: Ariel Oseran, Mqg’s Blog The 15/12/13 is going to be an historic date! Not because we will be remembering 62 years to the conviction of Adolf Eichmann in the Jerusalem District Court, and not because Hopel “Migdal” Jerusalem and Maccabi “Bazan” Haifa will meet once more to contend for a place at the top…