Benjamin Netanyahu Courts the Arab Vote

Jan. 14 2021

Yesterday, the Israeli prime minister, who hopes for another victory in the March 2021 elections, made a campaign stop in an unexpected place: the Arab-majority city of Nazareth. The visit was part of a major effort to get a slice of the Arab vote, which, according to a recent poll, may garner Likud some 70,000 votes in the next election. Haviv Rettig Gur explains:

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More about: Benjamin Netanyahu, Israeli Arabs, Israeli Election 2021, Israeli politics

Israel-Palestinian Peace Starts with Combating Anti-Semitism

Jan. 22 2021

If there is to be a resolution to the conflict between the Jewish state and a putative Palestinian one, writes Jonathan Michanie, it won’t start with drawing lines on maps or restrictions on where Jews can build houses, but with the Palestinian Authority (PA) abandoning its official anti-Semitism. The PA can, in this regard, learn much from those Arab nations that have recently made peace with Israel:

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More about: Anti-Semitism, Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, Morocco, Palestinian Authority