JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israel’s Knesset passed an amendment to the Basic Law that would allow lawmakers to expel any member who supports armed struggle against Israel or incites racial hatred. Lawmakers approved the suspension law on its second and third reading late Tuesday night by a vote of 62 to 45. Under the new law, setting…
Haneen Zoabi is the Arab lawmaker Israel loves to hate. Despite — or perhaps because of — the attention lavished on her, she is adored by her Palestinian constituents.
You might think the prospect of a far-right win would spur Arabs to vote in next week’s Israeli election. Think again. Apathy is widespread, and it’s not just Jewish parties to blame.
srael’s Central Elections Committee voted to disqualify Arab lawmaker Hanin Zoabi from next month’s elections but voted to allow two Arab parties to run.