Posts Tagged “Knesset”

Israel’s Arabs remain key to peace

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Israel’s Arabs remain key to peace

Israel’s Arabs remain key to peace @Arab_News The Pen is Mightier than the sword, for Israel, but the vote is Mightier than the Pen for Israel’s oppressed Arab Palestinian citizens. Arabs in Israel can vote, strengthen their population and change Israel’s increasingly apartheid-like racism from the inside. Published in the Arab News Thursday Dec. 15, 2016….

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Arab and Israelis journalists analyze the Israeli elections

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Arab and Israelis journalists analyze the Israeli elections

Journalists Mohammed Najib based in Ramallah and Seth Frantzman offer their analysis of the March 17, 2015 Israeli elections and what they mean. Najib, a Palestinian based in Ramallah, Palestine, and Frantzman, an Israeli based in Jerusalem, each discuss what they believe is the significance of the elections, the potential outcomes and the surprise performance…

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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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Nadia Hilou: In praise of a brave Christian Palestinian woman

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Nadia Hilou: In praise of a brave Christian Palestinian woman

Nadia Hilou, a lone Arab-Israeli Christian voice for families and children, was vilified and attacked by extremists in the Arab community in the Middle East and in the United States because she dared to work for peace from inside the system. Hilou was the first Arab Christian woman to serve in the Knesset and as…

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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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