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Israeli court gives Hebrew Israelites temporary reprieve from deportation

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Published: 15 October 2021

Last updated: 4 March 2024

Interior Ministry given a week to convince court not to hear appeal against expulsion of 51 residents; govt approves residency for undocumented Palestinians

In temporary injunction, court orders state not to deport Hebrew Israelites (Times of Israel)
Interior Ministry given seven days to convince court not to hear appeal against expulsion of 51 residents of Dimona

Court orders temporary stay of deportation of members of Hebrew Israelite community (Haaretz)
The 49 people who were ordered deported are members of a group with origins in the African American community in Chicago, most of whom had been given resident status in 2004

Israel said to approve residency for hundreds of undocumented Palestinians (Times of Israel)
PA announces approvals for 442 Palestinians without legal residency in the West Bank, the first mass regularization in years; COGAT, Defence Ministry decline to comment

Photo: Members of the Black Hebrews community protest against the deportation orders given to some members of the community, at Habima Square in Tel Aviv, June 1 (Miriam Alster/Flash90)

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