Full Text Israel Political Brief March 7, 2013: PM Benjamin Netanyahum Meets with Women in the Senior Ranks of the Civil Service on the Occasion of International Women’s Day

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PM Meets with Women in the Senior Ranks of the Civil Service on the Occasion of International Women’s Day

Source: PMO, 3-7-13

יום חמישי כ”ה אדר תשע”ג

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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, this afternoon, in his Tel Aviv office, on the occasion of International Women’s Day, attended a meeting with women in the senior ranks of the Civil Service.

Among those attending the meeting were: Deputy Minister for the Advancement of Women Gila Gamliel, Prime Minister’s Office Authority for the Advancement of the Status of Women Vered Swaid, Negev and Galilee Development Ministry Director-General Orna Heisman, Education Ministry Director-General Dalit Stauber, Culture and Sports Ministry Director-General Orly Froman and Environmental Protection Ministry Alona Sheffer-Karo.

Prime Minister Netanyahu said: “You reached the senior positions that you hold thanks to your abilities. The advancement of women must not be delayed because they are women. You have made very major contributions to the achievements of the Government of Israel. The results that you have brought, more than anything else, break the stigmas. This is a lengthy process that takes time. I suggest that you do not go for representation that is just for show because it could have an opposite effect. Continue bringing about results.”

Deputy Minister Gamliel said: “The idea is to incorporate the gender perspective in public discourse, in legislation, in the policies of government and civil agencies, and in research priorities. Women must be full partners in every sphere. Their voices must be heard and their views must be presented on every issue – socio-economic, diplomatic, economic and security. In modern society, fateful decisions cannot be made for the public without full partnership – in discussions and debates, and in decision-making – between the sexes.”

Prime Minister’s Office Director-General Harel Locker said: “Integrating women into the labor market is very important, as is incorporating gender-based thinking in decision- and policy-making. This can contribute to economic growth since in the current situation, half of our human capital is not being fully utilized.”

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Full Text Israel Political Brief January 18, 2013: PM Benjamin Netanyahu Expresses his Sorrow on the Passing of Ariel Mayor Ron Nachman

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PM Netanyahu Expresses his Sorrow on the Passing of Ariel Mayor Ron Nachman

Source: PMO, 1-18-13
יום שישי ז’ שבט תשע”ג

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, yesterday expressed his deep sorrow over the passing of his friend, Ariel Mayor and former MK Ron Nachman: “Today, I have lost a dear friend. Ron was a great Zionist patriot. I loved him very much. In his vision, he established and built up the city of Ariel. He was entirely devoted to the revival of the Jews in their land and to the construction of a flourishing city in Samaria. Until his last moments, he worked to strengthen and develop Ariel. We recently spoke about the recognition of a university in Ariel and he was very excited over an additional goal that he had secured for settlement in Israel.”

Prime Minister Netanyahu spoke with Dorit Nachman and conveyed his condolences, and those of the people of Israel, to the Nachman family and the residents of Ariel.

Israel Political Brief December 25, 2012: Jerusalem building committee approves 1,200 apartments in Gilo

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Jerusalem building committee approves 1,200 apartments in Gilo

Source: JTA, 12-25-12

A Jerusalem building committee has approved the construction of more than 1,200 apartments in the Gilo neighborhood of Jerusalem….READ MORE

Israel Political Brief December 17, 2012: Municipal committee advances eastern Jerusalem Ramat Shlomo building project

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Municipal committee advances eastern Jerusalem project

Source: JTA, 12-17-12

A Jerusalem municipal committee advanced a building plan for eastern Jerusalem that stirred a furor when it was approved during a 2010 visit by U.S. Vice President Joe Biden….READ MORE

Israel Political Brief November 27, 2012: PM Benjamin Netanyahu Meets with Southern Israel Local Council Heads

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PM Netanyahu Meets with Southern Local Council Heads

Source: PMO, 11-27-12

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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, yesterday evening, at his Jerusalem residence, met with local council heads from the south of the country and told them: “The IDF acted with strength, and as soon as the operation’s goals were achieved – we ended it. We will continue to closely monitor the situation to see to it that the quiet is maintained. If it is violated, the IDF is ready to respond strongly. I salute the residents of the south. Their resilience enabled us to achieve the goals that we set.”

Be’er Sheva Mayor Rubik Danilovich, at the start of the meeting, said, “This operation has a prominent achievement – Israel’s strong home front.”

Prime Minister’s Office Director-General Hare Locker, who was appointed by Prime Minister Netanyahu to head the Government team on ensuring that the needs of the residents and communities that were affected by Operation Pillar of Defense are dealt with quickly, said that in addition to the immediate response by the tax authorities regarding compensation for direct damages, the Knesset Finance Committee yesterday approved directives on compensation for indirect damages (loss of work days and compensation for businesses). Moreover, a preliminary NIS 15 million aid package has been approved for local authorities to cover expenses stemming from the security situation.

The following local council heads attended the meeting: Abu-Basma Regional Council Chairman Rahamim Yona, Ofakim Mayor Zvika Greengold, Ashdod Mayor Yehiel Lasri, Ashkelon Mayor Benny Vaknin, Be’er Tuvia Regional Council Chairman Dror Shor, Be’er Sheva Mayor Rubik Danilovich, Bnei Ayish Mayor Mark Bassin, Bnei Shimon Regional Council Chairman Sigal Moran, Gan Yavne Mayor Dror Aharon, Hevel Yavneh Regional Council Chairman Eliezer Benfeld, Hof Ashkelon Regional Council Chairman Yair Firjean, Lachish Regional Council Chairman Danny Morviya, Nahal Sorek Regional Council Chairman Eli Escosido, Omer Mayor Pini Badash, Rahat Mayor Fayez Abu Dahiban, Ramat Hanegev Regional Council Chairman Shmulik Lipman, Sderot Mayor David Buskila, Sha’ar Hanegev Regional Council Chairman Alon Shuster and Rishon Lezion Mayor Dov Tzur.

Israel Political Brief November 16, 2012: Israeli general tells mayors to prepare for weeks of fighting

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Israeli general tells mayors to prepare for weeks of fighting

Source: JTA, 11-16-12

Israel’s Home Front Command reportedly has instructed municipalities around Gaza to prepare for a fighting period of up to seven weeks….READ MORE

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