Joint List head Ayman Odeh said the rare step was necessary to prevent another term for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Ayman Odeh’s proposal, something no Arab-majority party has ever done in Israel, has already been rejected by some in the leading centrist party.
“We put together an operation that contributed crucially to one of the most important achievements of the right-wing bloc,” the firm said.
Hi-tech industry is the engine that drives Israel’s economy, yet many populations are sidelined from participating in it, including Arabs.
“The light we are creating with Buza is probably dim, but it’s a light nonetheless.”
Increasing Arab women’s employment rates is seen as an important key to lifting Arab families out of poverty, closing socio-economic gaps between Arabs and Jews, and strengthening Israel’s economic growth as a whole.
A big row is brewing between Israeli Arab citizens and their government, and it all seems to stem from a surprisingly small activist source. The year 2017 began with protests as thousands of Arab citizens took to the streets to counter the demolitions of homes without permits in their neighborhoods.
Fresh from a surprisingly hopeful conference on relations between Arabs and Jews in Israel, Sammy Smooha outlines five reasons for the current stability. Will it last?
This very mixture and the challenges it presents are the backbone of this miracle of a state, the fire behind its vibrant engines. And that is precisely what the headlines are sorely overlooking.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu issued a video statement urging Israeli Arabs to play a greater role in Israeli society.