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  • Most Israelis say terror wave isn’t intifada

    December 8, 2015 | 9:45 am

    Most Israelis, Jewish and Arab, say the ongoing string of attacks does not qualify as an intifada.

    According to a poll released Tuesday by the Israel Democracy Institute, the majority of Israelis say the current wave of stabbing, shooting and car-ramming attacks that began in...

  • The space for Arabs in a ‘Jewish and Democratic state’

    November 12, 2015 | 8:59 am

    This article first appeared on The Media Line.

    Increasingly, Israel is a country debating its desire to be both democratic and Jewish. The direction the state chooses will have far reaching consequences for all of its citizens – Arabs as well as Jews. A new survey reveals the...

  • Obama administration ‘deeply concerned’ about Netanyahu Arab comments

    March 19, 2015 | 9:52 am

    The Obama administration is “deeply concerned” about Likud Party rhetoric marginalizing Arab Israelis during the recent elections.

    “There has been a lot of coverage in the media about some of the rhetoric that emerged yesterday that was propagated by the Likud Party to encourage...

  • Israel’s coming Arab surge

    March 12, 2015 | 3:12 pm

    Between now and March 17, the day of the Knesset election, followers of Israeli politics will hotly debate which party and prime minister should and will guide Israel’s next phase. But another elections story, less discussed so far, may have just as far-reaching implications for...

  • Survey: Arabs and Jews share Israeli pride, shaky faith in gov’t

    January 5, 2015 | 10:39 am

    Both Jews and Arabs are proud to be Israeli, but neither has great faith in the government, an annual poll showed.

    Some 86 percent of Jewish citizens and 65 percent of Arab citizens are “proud” or “quite proud” to be Israelis, according to the survey released Sunday by the Israel...

  • Israeli group aims to help Arabs — and contain them

    December 11, 2014 | 9:04 am

    He says he’s a leader of a “Zionist settlement” movement, but Raz Sofer’s home is no West Bank outpost.

    Sofer, 25, is the manager of a 100-member student village in this mixed Jewish-Arab city in central Israel. The village, comprised of several apartment complexes, offers...

  • Safest place for Arabs is Israel

    By David Suissa

    August 10, 2014 | 10:04 am

    In a Twitter world of one-second images and three-second sound bites, it’s not surprising that Israel would be seen by most of the world as an enemy of Arabs.

    Especially since the start of the Gaza war, the images against Israel have been lethal. Never mind Hamas’s “dead baby...

  • Arab Israelis demonstrate after mosque attack

    October 3, 2011 | 9:32 am

    Arab Israelis demonstrated after a mosque in a town in the lower Galilee was destroyed in a fire suspected to be a price tag attack.

    Residents of the Bedouin Arab town of Tuba-Zangariyye threw rocks at Israeli security forces and set tires on fire during a protest march Monday,...