Abir Kopty مدوّنة عبير قبطي

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“Albustan” Kindergarten becomes “Maoz”, Arabs out, Jews in.

Just two weeks before the start of school year of 2014/2015, eleven Arab-Palestinian families, residents of Ramat Ashkol neighborhood in Lydd, heard from one of the kindergarten teachers that the Lydd Municipality decided to move their children, who are with special needs, to another kindergarten building, or rather caravan, about 5 km away from their neighborhood.
 
After the news about the takeover of “Albustan” kindetgarten, the families went to check the matter. To their surprise the kindergarten was named “Moaz” instead of “Albustan” and became a Jewish only kindergarten. The Arab family were kicked out by Jewish religious women, who apparently work at the kindergarten. 
jewish women kicking out Palestinian mothers from "Albustan"

Jewish women kicking out Palestinian mothers from “Albustan”

 
Not only that the municipality did not notify officially the families of the Arab children,  to bring  Jewish ones from Ultra Orthodox families, who live away from the place. Find the logic here! 
 
Not only that the municipality decided on its own to move the children to another-far- kindergarten, without ensuring them a proper transportation, it moved them from a stone building into a caravan that is in a miserable situation (see photos, taken just a week before the opening of the school year), and unsafe.