Only ‘activists’ OK’d to vote in 6 J’lem elections

16.10.2012                      30.Tischrei. 5773                      Rosch Chodesch 1

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Only ‘activists’ OK'd to vote in 6 J’lem elections

Clause for November local council vote prevents empowerment of haredi, Hamas elements; over 280,000 residents to be excluded.

Fourteen neighborhoods will elect local councils on November 20 as part of Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat’s much-touted program to increase community involvement, but more than 280,000 residents will be excluded from the vote….