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  • Israeli lawmaker rapped for favoring segregation in maternity wards

    April 5, 2016 | 3:29 pm

    A right-wing Knesset member was slammed for saying Arab and Jewish mothers in Israel’s maternity wards should be placed in separate rooms.

    In a Twitter post Tuesday, Bezalel Smotrich of the Jewish Home party said, “It’s natural that my wife wouldn’t want to lie down [in a bed]...

  • Ayman Odeh brings his message of shared history — and destiny — to America

    December 8, 2015 | 2:12 pm

    Ayman Odeh travels the land of his heroes, Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm X, but prefers to deliver paeans to their inspiration not in their native English, but in Hebrew and Arabic.

    Meeting me here last week in the cafeteria of the Rayburn Building on Capitol Hill, where he...

  • Arab-Israeli lawmaker verbally attacks Jewish visitors to Temple Mount

    September 29, 2015 | 9:17 am

    A Muslim mob led by an Arab-Israeli lawmaker verbally attacked Jewish visitors to the Temple Mount, as violence from the holy site spilled over in to the West Bank.

    Jamal Zahalka, a Knesset member from the Arab Joint List, on Tuesday accosted Jewish visitors to the Temple Mount,...

  • Israeli lawmaker Moshe Feiglin removed from Temple Mount

    March 4, 2013 | 6:39 am

    Moshe Feiglin, a Knesset member from the Likud-Beiteinu Party, was prevented from entering the Dome of the Rock and then removed from the Temple Mount.

    Feiglin visited the Temple Mount on Monday, and asked to be allowed to enter the Dome of the Rock in his capacity as a Knesset...