Posts Tagged “Arab citizens of Israel”

US Embassy protestors attacked by Israeli police

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US Embassy protestors attacked by Israeli police

US Embassy protestors attacked by Israeli police Israeli Knesset member among citizens in Israel attacked by Israeli police as they protested against the relocation of the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Occupied Jerusalem. Dozens of Israeli Arabs and protestors were injured, while in Gaza more than 52 civilians were killed by Israeli sniper fire…

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Survey says most Israeli Arabs feel discrimination

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Survey says most Israeli Arabs feel discrimination

Study shows overwhelming majority of Israeli Arab citizens believe they are victims of discrimination. The survey by the Israeli International Fellowship of Christians and Jews also shows that Israeli Arab citizens believe that if they were treated more fairly, they would be more involved in Israeli society A recently conducted survey of Israel’s Arab citizens shows that an…

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Saudi Prince Alwaleed and Israel’s Sheldon Adelson

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Saudi Prince Alwaleed and Israel’s Sheldon Adelson

Saudi Arabia’s Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Alsaud and Israel’s Sheldon Adelson have one thing in common. They both have billions. But there is a clear difference between the sinister Adelson who uses his money to undermine peace and justice in the Middle East and Alwaleed who has committed his riches to philanthropy. Sometimes,…

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Israel and its Apartheid-like policies

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Israel and its Apartheid-like policies

Israelis insist that Israel is the only Democracy in the Middle East. But what kind of Democracy is a country that discriminates against people based on race and religion and continually reinforces that discrimination? More importantly, what kind of people live in an apartheid-like country and pretends that they do not discriminate? By Ray Hanania For years, I always avoided…

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Land Day report shows worsening discrimination in Israel

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Land Day report shows worsening discrimination in Israel

As Palestinians and the world celebrate Land Day in recognition of the land rights stolen by Israel in occupied Palestine, a new report shows the Apartheid-like discrimination by Israel against Christian and Muslim citizens of Israel and especially against the victims of Israel’s Apartheid-like policies in the West Bank. By Ray Hanania A new report…

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In Israel’s elections, racism is the winning ballot

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In Israel’s elections, racism is the winning ballot

In Israel’s elections, racism is the winning ballot By ADALAH The Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel The 2015 Israeli elections saw an unprecedented level of racist incitement against Palestinian Arab citizens of Israel, which played a critical part in the election’s events and results. Regardless of the debates that will unfold in the follow-up…

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Zoabi seeks to force Israel to be a real Democracy

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Zoabi seeks to force Israel to be a real Democracy

Israeli Arab politician Haneen Zoabi is critical of Israel’s growing fanaticism, but she believes that Israel can be changed to become a true Democracy. Zoabi is one of five Israeli Arabs serving in the Knesset and leading the new Joint List which has brought together under one party list all of the major Israeli Arab political…

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Israel’s Supreme Court reinstates Haneen Zoabi candidacy

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Israel’s Supreme Court reinstates Haneen Zoabi candidacy

By Ray Hanania Israel’s Supreme Court on Wednesday overwhelming ruled that Palestinian member of the Knesset Haneen Zoabi has an absolute right to run for re-election, reversing the State’s election board which has been steadily embracing Apartheid-like policies against non-Jews in order to exclude them from the election process. Last week, the Central Election Committee…

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Arab election unity puts spotlight on Israeli racism & discrimination

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Arab election unity puts spotlight on Israeli racism & discrimination

By Ray Hanania The decision by Israel’s Arab political parties to create a “joint list” in the upcoming March 17 Israeli Knesset elections has put the spotlight on Israel’s historic contradictions claiming on one hand to be a “Democracy” but in reality embracing racist and discriminatory practices. In the past, the majority of Arab Israeli…

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A virtual visit to the birthplace of Christianity, Bethlehem

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A virtual visit to the birthplace of Christianity, Bethlehem

By Ray Hanania As a Christian, no city in the world means more to me than the “Little Town of Bethlehem.” I write about it often, mainly to remind American Christians — many of whom have forgotten the roots of their faith and therefore the spirit of their Christianity — that Bethlehem is a real…

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Palestinians can’t condemn Israeli atrocities if they don’t condemn their own

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Palestinians can’t condemn Israeli atrocities if they don’t condemn their own

Without condemning Palestinian atrocities against Israelis, the Palestinians lose the moral high ground and weaken their ability to condemn the many atrocities committed by Israelis. Arab fanatics, however, argue that Palestinian atrocities are not atrocities at all, and the only atrocities are committed by Israelis. That false logic undermines the powerful cause of the Palestinian people….

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