Sikkuy - The Association for the Advancement of Civic Equality

  • Why Arabic is flowering in Israel even as it’s officially demoted?

    Dina Kraft, 9.09.18

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  • Israel's Airport Has Nearly No Signs in Arabic

    Gabriela Davidovich-Weisberg, 4.09.18

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  • IN RESPONSE TO NATION-STATE LAW: MASS ARABIC CLASS HELD IN TEL AVIV

    Tamara Zieve , 30.07.18

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  • Putting Israeli Arabs On The Front Burner

    Doug Chandler, 2.05.18

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  • Palestinian's Land Day Is an Ongoing Injustice

    Rawnak Natour, 29.03.18

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  • Land Day Is an Ongoing Injustice

    Rawnak Natour and Ron Gerlitz, 27.03.18

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  • Results of our investigation: These are the family recreation sites that ignore Arab visitors

    Hadar Keneh, 12.02.18

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  • New Karmiel-Tel Aviv Train ‎Line To Open, With Access ‎For Israeli Arab Towns

    Sue Surkes, 17.09.17

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  • How Have Some Arab High Schools Become Israel’s Top Performers?

    How Have Some Arab High Schools Become Israel’s Top Performers?

    Judy Maltz, 30.08.17

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  • Fact: You Can Convince Employers to Hire Arabs

    Fact: You Can Convince Employers to Hire Arabs

    Roi Grufi, 28.08.17

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  • The Industrial Zone in Menashe: Planning completed for the Iron Industrial Zone

    The Industrial Zone in Menashe: Planning completed for the Iron Industrial Zone

    Yaniv Golan, 11.08.17

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  • For Israel's Jews and Arabs to Truly Coexist, This Is What Needs to Happen

    Ron Gerlitz, 22.07.17

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  • Small Arab and Jewish Towns Team Up to Solve Big Problems

    Small Arab and Jewish Towns Team Up to Solve Big Problems

    Hagai Amit, 18.07.17

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  • Education Ministry Reverses Itself over Veto of Arabic Dictionarie

    Education Ministry Reverses Itself over Veto of Arabic Dictionarie

    Ben Lynfield, 10.07.17

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  • Celebrating Ramadan in Umm al-Fahm

    Celebrating Ramadan in Umm al-Fahm

    Eetta Prince-Gibson, 26.06.17

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  • Bedouin Children Need Preschools

    Bedouin Children Need Preschools

    Attia Al-Assam and Ofer Dagan, 20.06.17

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  • Israel's Campaign Against Arabic

    Israel's Campaign Against Arabic

    Muhammad Amara read more: http://www.haaretz.com/opinion/.premium-1.788635, 11.05.17

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  • After one year, index sees increase in media representation of Arab citizens

    After one year, index sees increase in media representation of Arab citizens

    20.04.17

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  • Israeli Arab Representation on TV Talk Shows Shot Up in 2016

    Israeli Arab Representation on TV Talk Shows Shot Up in 2016

    Itay Stern, 2.02.17

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  • Public Campaign to Increase Arab Voices in the Media Makes Its Mark

    Public Campaign to Increase Arab Voices in the Media Makes Its Mark

    6.12.16

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  • Amid Flames and Suspicions in Israel, Acts of Jewish-Arab Cooperation

    Amid Flames and Suspicions in Israel, Acts of Jewish-Arab Cooperation

    Isabel Kershner, 28.11.16

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  • No Time to Wait: Economic Discrimination Against Arab Towns Must Be Fixed Immediately

    No Time to Wait: Economic Discrimination Against Arab Towns Must Be Fixed Immediately

    Ron Gerlitz, Rawnak Natour, 23.11.16

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  • 'When the Media Doesn't Talk to Arabs, Coverage of Them Is Negative'

    'When the Media Doesn't Talk to Arabs, Coverage of Them Is Negative'

    Oren Persico, 16.10.16

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  • Israel Failing in Coexistence, Anti-racism Education, State Comptroller Says

    Israel Failing in Coexistence, Anti-racism Education, State Comptroller Says

    Or Kashti, 16.09.16

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  • A New Vision For The Secular Left: How Do We Need To Change Ourselves In Order To Change Reality In Israel?

    A New Vision For The Secular Left: How Do We Need To Change Ourselves In Order To Change Reality In Israel?

    Gili Re’i, 12.09.16

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  • "As Arab Citizens We Feel That Our Security Is Less Important To the State"

    Hassan Shaalan, 23.08.16

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  • Why Are So Few Arabs Interviewed on Israeli TV?

    Why Are So Few Arabs Interviewed on Israeli TV?

    Nurit Canetti, 19.08.16

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  • Israel Takes Action on Improving Arabs’ Lives

    Israel Takes Action on Improving Arabs’ Lives

    Phyllis Bernstein, 10.08.16

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  • While Police Tackle Arab Inciters, Are Jews Given a Free Pass?

    While Police Tackle Arab Inciters, Are Jews Given a Free Pass?

    Dov Lieber, 7.08.16

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  • Tearing Down Before Building Up

    Tearing Down Before Building Up

    Moran Aviv and Mohammad Khaliliyeh, 4.08.16

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  • A New and Important Experience For The Israeli Prime-Time Spectator

    A New and Important Experience For The Israeli Prime-Time Spectator

    Amjad Shbita, Edan Ring, 26.07.16

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  • Small Arab and Jewish Towns Team Up to Solve Big Problems

    Small Arab and Jewish Towns Team Up to Solve Big Problems

    Hagai Amit , 15.07.16

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  • The Israelis and Palestinians who Work Together in Peace

    The Israelis and Palestinians who Work Together in Peace

    Kate Shuttleworth, 11.07.16

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  • Getting Beyond Stereotypes on Israeli TV News

    Getting Beyond Stereotypes on Israeli TV News

    Naomi Darom, 6.07.16

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  • The Beduin Children Can’t Wait

    The Beduin Children Can’t Wait

    Yasser Aldgaimeh, Ofer Dagan, 3.07.16

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  • Israel's Hottest New Tradition: Ramadan Tours

    Israel's Hottest New Tradition: Ramadan Tours

    Jody Maltz, 30.06.16

    For Jewish Israelis yearning to get to know their neighbors, activities surrounding this month’s fasting and feasting are becoming a thriving business.

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  • Ramadan Tours in Israel Give Boost to Arab Tourism

    Ramadan Tours in Israel Give Boost to Arab Tourism

    Rina Rozenberg , 21.06.16

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  • The Representation Index

    The Representation Index

    18.06.16

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  • Ramadan nights

    Ramadan nights

    Shaina Oppenheimer, 16.06.16

    Perhaps efforts by Shared Tourism, can serve as a model for the shared society we must continue to strive toward.

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  • Month of Ramadan Initiatives Strengthen Jewish-Arab Relations

    Month of Ramadan Initiatives Strengthen Jewish-Arab Relations

    14.06.16

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  • Activists Use Carrot, Stick to Get Arab Voices Into Hebrew Press

    Activists Use Carrot, Stick to Get Arab Voices Into Hebrew Press

    Dov Lieber, 14.06.16

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  • In the shadow of Sarona attack, Jews and Muslims unite for Ramadan

    In the shadow of Sarona attack, Jews and Muslims unite for Ramadan

    Dov Lieber, 11.06.16

    Initiative brings Israelis to Arab homes during Islamic holy month to break fast, bread and sow the seeds of friendship

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  • After Decades of Neglect, Israel Promotes Planning and Construction in Arab Sector

    After Decades of Neglect, Israel Promotes Planning and Construction in Arab Sector

    Nimrod Bousso, 8.06.16

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  • A Tour of the Galilee Offers All Manner of Treats

    A Tour of the Galilee Offers All Manner of Treats

    Laura Kelly, 7.06.16

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  • Campaign to Increase Israeli Arab Commentators In The Media Seen As Success

    Campaign to Increase Israeli Arab Commentators In The Media Seen As Success

    Ariel Ben Solomon, 7.06.16

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  • Arab Citizens Involved in 59 Percent of Murders in Israel

    Arab Citizens Involved in 59 Percent of Murders in Israel

    Jack Khoury, 5.06.16

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  • 'Ramadan Nights' Tours of Israeli Arab Villages to Take Place During Ramadan

    'Ramadan Nights' Tours of Israeli Arab Villages to Take Place During Ramadan

    Ariel Ben Solomon, 1.06.16

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  • Found in Translation: Arabic Language Wins Unexpected Approval in Knesset

    Found in Translation: Arabic Language Wins Unexpected Approval in Knesset

    Dov Lieber, 26.05.16

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  • Is the Israeli Media Responding to Pressure on Under Representation of Arabs?

    Is the Israeli Media Responding to Pressure on Under Representation of Arabs?

    Oren Persico, 26.05.16

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  • Israel Faces Up to Arab Inequality as Its Growth Stalls

    Israel Faces Up to Arab Inequality as Its Growth Stalls

    David Wainer, 10.05.16

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  • Only 2% of interviewees in Israeli media are Arab, new index finds

    Only 2% of interviewees in Israeli media are Arab, new index finds

    Oren Persico, 22.04.16

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  • Why Morocco can be a model for Jewish-Arab partnership

    Why Morocco can be a model for Jewish-Arab partnership

    Ron Gerlitz, 18.04.16

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  • After Groundbreaking Report, More Arab Experts on Israeli Television

    After Groundbreaking Report, More Arab Experts on Israeli Television

    14.04.16

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  • Four ways Jews and Arabs live apart in Israeli society

    Four ways Jews and Arabs live apart in Israeli society

    Ben Sales, 12.04.16

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  • Land Day: Yesterday, today, and tomorrow

    Land Day: Yesterday, today, and tomorrow

    Ron Gerlitz, 8.04.16

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  • How should we respond to a survey supporting removal of Israeli-Arabs?

    How should we respond to a survey supporting removal of Israeli-Arabs?

    Rabbi Laura Janner-Klausner, 25.03.16

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  • New Research Reveals the Underrepresentation of Arabs in the Israeli Media

    New Research Reveals the Underrepresentation of Arabs in the Israeli Media

    17.03.16

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  • Study: Arabs underrepresented in Hebrew media

    Study: Arabs underrepresented in Hebrew media

    Ariel Ben Solomon, 11.03.16

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  • Strong Israeli Reactions After Study Finds Support for Arab Expulsion

    Strong Israeli Reactions After Study Finds Support for Arab Expulsion

    Ben Sales , 9.03.16

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  • Israelis grapple with Pew finding of support for Arab expulsion

    Israelis grapple with Pew finding of support for Arab expulsion

    Ben Sales, 8.03.16

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  • Not just cinema, but also theatre - a new first for Arab children in Israel

    Not just cinema, but also theatre - a new first for Arab children in Israel

    2.03.16

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  • Government tenders should encourage companies to hire Arabs

    Government tenders should encourage companies to hire Arabs

    Roi Grufi, 25.02.16

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  • Do You Want To Encourage Employment of Arabs? Give ‎Preference in Government Tenders to Those Who Employ ‎Them

    Do You Want To Encourage Employment of Arabs? Give ‎Preference in Government Tenders to Those Who Employ ‎Them

    Roi Grufi, 21.02.16

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  • Economic equality is an unconditional right

    Economic equality is an unconditional right

    Rawnak Natour and Abed Kanaaneh, 4.02.16

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  • Behind the Headlines – Democracy in Crisis? Minority Rights

    Behind the Headlines – Democracy in Crisis? Minority Rights

    Kalela Lancaster, 2.02.16

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  • Why we need to put our chips behind people-to-people work

    Why we need to put our chips behind people-to-people work

    Joel Braunold, 29.01.16

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  • Father Leads Drive to Get Arabic-dubbed Films Into Israeli Cinemas

    Father Leads Drive to Get Arabic-dubbed Films Into Israeli Cinemas

    Nirit Anderman, 18.01.16

    Sikkuy – The Association for the Advancement of Civic Equality in Israel, which helped publicize the “Minions” screenings on various social network sites, told Haaretz: “It may seem like a small step for equality, but it is also of great significance. Suddenly, the movie theaters in Kfar Sava became a shared space for Jews and Arabs, where Arabic and Arab citizens have a real and respected place. It’s also a real achievement in light of the gap in resources, because although there’s still no movie theater in Tira or any other Arab city in the area, the option of coming to see a film with the children has finally become open to thousands of families. Above all, when such a struggle succeeds, it proves there’s still hope, and that things can be changed – even in difficult times when words of hatred come from the most senior levels of government.”

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  • ‘This shows it is possible to transform Israel into a just society’: Ron Gerlitz on the Arab Economic Development Plan

    ‘This shows it is possible to transform Israel into a just society’: Ron Gerlitz on the Arab Economic Development Plan

    Ron Gerlitz, 12.01.16

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  • Partnership With Its Arab Citizens Will Determine Israel's Future

    Partnership With Its Arab Citizens Will Determine Israel's Future

    Odeh Bisharat, 11.01.16

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  • The win-win plan to advance the Arab sector

    The win-win plan to advance the Arab sector

    Abed Kanaaneh, 7.01.16

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  • A government “arnona” (municipal property tax) fund will reduce gaps

    A government “arnona” (municipal property tax) fund will reduce gaps

    Abed Kanaaneh, 22.12.15

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  • The murder of women in Arab society – a national emergency

    The murder of women in Arab society – a national emergency

    Rawnak Natour, 14.12.15

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  • Israeli media must ensure equal representation for all

    Israeli media must ensure equal representation for all

    Edan Ring, 13.12.15

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  • The Civil Service Commission resumes publishing reports: The state has failed to integrate Arabs into the public sector

    The Civil Service Commission resumes publishing reports: The state has failed to integrate Arabs into the public sector

    Gil Kelian, 9.12.15

    "The continual increase in the percentage of Arab employees in the Civil Service, from 6.2 percent in 2007 to 9.3 percent in 2014, is worthy of mention, although the target that the government set for itself for 2012 is being achieved after a two-year delay," Attorney Samah Alkhatib-Ayoub, a research coordinator and advocacy specialist in the Equality Policy Department of Sikkuy-the Association for the Advancement of Civic Equality, told Calcalist.

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  • Study: Only 1% of Israeli Jews Can Read a Book in Arabic

    Study: Only 1% of Israeli Jews Can Read a Book in Arabic

    Or Kashti, 7.12.15

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  • The Other Palestinians - On Sikkuy co-directors' visit to North America

    Mira Sucharov, 7.12.15

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  • Rabin’s legacy: A government inclusive of all citizens — not only Jews

    Rabin’s legacy: A government inclusive of all citizens — not only Jews

    Ron Gerlitz, 31.10.15

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  • Uneasy Arab-Israeli Coexistence Threatened By Violence

    Uneasy Arab-Israeli Coexistence Threatened By Violence

    29.10.15

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  • Collective Punishment: Arabs in Israel Face the Sack Because They're Arabs

    Collective Punishment: Arabs in Israel Face the Sack Because They're Arabs

    Rawnak Natour and Ron Gerlitz, 29.10.15

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  • Israeli Arabs Caught Between Their Pocketbooks and Their Hearts

    Israeli Arabs Caught Between Their Pocketbooks and Their Hearts

    David Wainer, 26.10.15

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  • Ron Gerlitz:

    Ron Gerlitz: "Yes, the racist extreme right is afraid. They would like the Arabs to go back to being manual laborers"

    Rotem Shtarkman & Lior Detel, 23.10.15

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  • As parents demand secure schools, Arab staff eyed suspiciously

    As parents demand secure schools, Arab staff eyed suspiciously

    Jessica Steinberg, 21.10.15

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  • Israeli Towns Move to Ban Arab Workers From Schools

    Israeli Towns Move to Ban Arab Workers From Schools

    Yarden Skop, 18.10.15

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  • Israel’s Jews and Arabs Must Overcome Mutual Fear

    16.10.15

    Interview with Rawnak Natour

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  • All the new appointments that you should know about - Rawnak Natour

    All the new appointments that you should know about - Rawnak Natour

    29.09.15

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  • Israeli Universities Still Failing Arab Students When It Comes to Inclusion

    Israeli Universities Still Failing Arab Students When It Comes to Inclusion

    Yarden Scop, 27.09.15

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  • What Israel can do today for economic equality

    What Israel can do today for economic equality

    Nitzan Tenami, 19.09.15

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  • Israeli Arab towns have very few daycare centers

    Israeli Arab towns have very few daycare centers

    Samah Alkhatib Ayoub and Shirley Racah, 9.09.15

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  • Jewish tourists in Arab towns: It’s no dream

    Jewish tourists in Arab towns: It’s no dream

    Ron Gerlitz, 7.09.15

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  • ISRAEL’S 100 MOST INFLUENTIAL PEOPLE

    ISRAEL’S 100 MOST INFLUENTIAL PEOPLE

    Tali Heruti-Sover, 3.09.15

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  • Arabs flock, but not to the Civil Service

    Arabs flock, but not to the Civil Service

    Gil Kelian, 19.08.15

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  • Criticism of absence of Arab representative on the search committee for the president of Haifa University

    Criticism of absence of Arab representative on the search committee for the president of Haifa University

    Yarden Skop, 18.08.15

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  • As Israeli Arabs Get Stronger, the Right Goes on the Offensive

    As Israeli Arabs Get Stronger, the Right Goes on the Offensive

    Ron Gerlitz, 4.08.15

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  • Confronting Old Wounds, Ramadan Ttours Promote Coexistence

    Confronting Old Wounds, Ramadan Ttours Promote Coexistence

    Ben Sales, 15.07.15

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  • Ramadan Tours Promote Coexistence Between Israeli Arabs and Jews

    Ramadan Tours Promote Coexistence Between Israeli Arabs and Jews

    Ben Sales, 14.07.15

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  • Why there are no daycare centers in Arab towns

    Why there are no daycare centers in Arab towns

    Samah Alkhatib Ayoub and Shirley Racah, 8.07.15

    In the absence of a joint organized effort by the government ministries to deal with the planning barriers and the shortage of public land, the underutilization of the substantial budgets by Arab Local Authorities will continue.

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  • Israel's Hottest New Tradition: Ramadan Tours

    Israel's Hottest New Tradition: Ramadan Tours

    Judy Maltz, 30.06.15

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  • Experience Ramadan in Nazareth Through A Unique Tour Opportunity

    Experience Ramadan in Nazareth Through A Unique Tour Opportunity

    Jessica Prupas, 8.06.15

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  • Arabs in Wadi Ara warn:  “If it won’t be good for us, it won’t be good for you, and that’s not a threat”

    Arabs in Wadi Ara warn: “If it won’t be good for us, it won’t be good for you, and that’s not a threat”

    Tali Heruti-Sover, 3.04.15

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  • The Arab woman’s stone ceiling

    The Arab woman’s stone ceiling

    Samah Alkhatib-Ayoub , 23.03.15

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  • The Sad Truth in Bennett's Claim About Rampant Crime in Arab Towns

    The Sad Truth in Bennett's Claim About Rampant Crime in Arab Towns

    Don Futterman, 5.03.15

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  • Haifa Theater Arablanguage ads riddled with mistakes

    Haifa Theater Arablanguage ads riddled with mistakes

    Noa Shpigel, 26.02.15

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  • Arab women want to go to work – but have no way to get there

    Arab women want to go to work – but have no way to get there

    Samah Alkhatib-Ayoub and Abed Kanaaneh, 10.02.15

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  •  Protests against exclusion of Arabs in child welfare conference win out

    Protests against exclusion of Arabs in child welfare conference win out

    Shirly Seidler, 10.02.15

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  •  Fighting discrimination

    Fighting discrimination

    Editorial, 9.02.15

    "As a result, in Arab towns, 78% of arnona tax revenues are from households, compared to a nationwide average of 34%, according to a study by Injaz Center for Professional Arab Local Governance and Sikkuy – the Association for the Advancement of Civic Equality."

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  • New signs at bus stops: not in Arabic

    New signs at bus stops: not in Arabic

    Merav Kristal, 18.01.15

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  • Haifa’s at your service – if you speak Hebrew

    Haifa’s at your service – if you speak Hebrew

    Noa Shpigel, 14.01.15

    "Arabic-speaking residents said the city told them that the services pamphlet wasn’t published in that language. Shutafut-Sharakah, the Organizations for Shared, Democratic and Equal Society, has written City Hall, seeking to correct the matter. "

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  • Three-way coexistence for Christmas

    Three-way coexistence for Christmas

    Ronit Vered, 19.12.14

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  • Conferences, meetings and long-range plans: not everyone is giving up on the shared future

    Conferences, meetings and long-range plans: not everyone is giving up on the shared future

    Noa Shpigel, 9.12.14

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  • The plight of Israel’s struggling Arab minority comes to Pittsburgh  Read more: The Jewish Chronicle - The plight of Israel s struggling Arab minority comes to Pittsburgh

    The plight of Israel’s struggling Arab minority comes to Pittsburgh Read more: The Jewish Chronicle - The plight of Israel s struggling Arab minority comes to Pittsburgh

    19.11.14

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  • What is it like to be an Arab worker in Israel?

    What is it like to be an Arab worker in Israel?

    Attorney Samah Alkhatib Ayoub, 17.11.14

    Dismissal without a hearing, silencing, trampling of rights – that's what male and female Arab workers are facing in Israeli society in the months following Operation Protective Edge. How can we fight this ugly racism?

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  • Dismissal for narrative reasons

    Dismissal for narrative reasons

    Ron Gerlitz, 31.10.14

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  • Overcrowding, lack of classrooms in Arab education system

    Overcrowding, lack of classrooms in Arab education system

    21.09.14

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  •  Jerusalem teachers warn of increase in racism after Gaza war

    Jerusalem teachers warn of increase in racism after Gaza war

    31.08.14

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  • The Interior Ministry's criterion for distributing money among the local authorities: nationality

    The Interior Ministry's criterion for distributing money among the local authorities: nationality

    Abed Kanaaneh and Shirley Racah , 25.08.14

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  • The backlash against Arab integration

    The backlash against Arab integration

    Ron Gerlitz, 19.08.14

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  • Why Palestinian citizens of Israel are no longer safe

    Why Palestinian citizens of Israel are no longer safe

    Ron Gerlitz, 13.08.14

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  • The Gaza effect: In shaky economy,  Arab businesses hit hardest

    The Gaza effect: In shaky economy, Arab businesses hit hardest

    7.08.14

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  • Not just escalation: A frightening new era of Jewish-Arab relations in Israel

    Not just escalation: A frightening new era of Jewish-Arab relations in Israel

    Ron Gerlitz, 18.07.14

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  • Jewish Israelis have no monopoly on victimhood and pain

    Jewish Israelis have no monopoly on victimhood and pain

    Alaa Hamdan, 14.07.14

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  • The Fast and Feast of Ramadan Tel Aviv Table Podcast

    The Fast and Feast of Ramadan Tel Aviv Table Podcast

    9.07.14

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  • A city of 21,000 with one bus line that makes 62 trips a day

    A city of 21,000 with one bus line that makes 62 trips a day

    26.06.14

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  • “Ir Habahadim” (IDF Central Training Facility in the  Negev) –

    “Ir Habahadim” (IDF Central Training Facility in the Negev) – "The Jews are dividing things fairly among themselves, and leaving out the Bedouin "

    21.05.14

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  • Lapid continues to discriminate against the Arabs

    Lapid continues to discriminate against the Arabs

    15.05.14

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  • How Israeli Arabs can achieve a just distribution of resources

    How Israeli Arabs can achieve a just distribution of resources

    30.03.14

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  • The correlation between Arab economic power and attacks by the Right

    The correlation between Arab economic power and attacks by the Right

    Ron Gerlitz, 28.03.14

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  • Deputy Budget Director: finance ministry weighs reapportioning government property tax payments

    Deputy Budget Director: finance ministry weighs reapportioning government property tax payments

    Meirav Arlosoroff and Motti Basok, 19.03.14

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  • In Israel, Arabs get less

    In Israel, Arabs get less

    Haaretz Editorial, 13.03.14

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  • In Israel, Arabs get less

    In Israel, Arabs get less

    Haaretz Editorial , 13.03.14

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  • Treasury official: Gov't funding biased against Arabs

    Treasury official: Gov't funding biased against Arabs

    Meirav Arlosoroff, 10.03.14

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  • FULL-PAGE AD IN HAARETZ

    FULL-PAGE AD IN HAARETZ

    9.03.14

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  • The Arabs’ Growing Economic Power Draws Fire

    The Arabs’ Growing Economic Power Draws Fire

    Ron Gerlitz, 4.03.14

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  • Arab literature is also Israeli

    Arab literature is also Israeli

    Chassia Chomski-Porat and Azar Dakwar, 28.02.14

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  • Does equality stand a chance?

    Does equality stand a chance?

    Ron Gerlitz, 4.02.14

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  • For Arab citizens, Israeli government suffers from split personality

    For Arab citizens, Israeli government suffers from split personality

    Ron Gerlitz, 16.12.13

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  • Bedouin leaders: We will die for our land

    Bedouin leaders: We will die for our land

    Gadi Golan, Gideon Allon and Daniel Siryoti , 2.12.13

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  • The government agencies ignore you?  Meet the 11 most promising young public servants in Israel

    The government agencies ignore you? Meet the 11 most promising young public servants in Israel

    11.11.13

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  • 48 Human Beings were Massacred—and We Have Forgotten Them

    48 Human Beings were Massacred—and We Have Forgotten Them

    Shirley Racah and Abed Kannaneh, 3.11.13

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  • Arab Israelis Shut Out of Tech Boom

    Arab Israelis Shut Out of Tech Boom

    Joshua Mitnick, 29.10.13

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  • Bill legalizing preferential treatment for Israeli soldiers goes to the Knesset

    Bill legalizing preferential treatment for Israeli soldiers goes to the Knesset

    Jonathan Lis, 28.10.13

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  • Discrimination against Israeli Arabs still rampant, 10 years on

    Discrimination against Israeli Arabs still rampant, 10 years on

    Ron Gerlitz and Jabir Asaqla, 2.10.13

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  • Arab-Jewish industrial parks: The last chance for economic equality?

    Arab-Jewish industrial parks: The last chance for economic equality?

    Khalil Mari and Ronen Sabag, 23.07.13

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  • Land, my land: One issue that can be resolved

    Land, my land: One issue that can be resolved

    Ron Gerlitz, 6.05.13

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  • A paradise for Jews only

    A paradise for Jews only

    Toby Cohen and Hagit Naali-Joseph, 20.02.13

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  • Jewish towns get up to 14 times more buses than Arab counterparts, report finds

    Jewish towns get up to 14 times more buses than Arab counterparts, report finds

    Jack Khoury, 30.11.12

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  • A dangerous position

    A dangerous position

    Ron Gerlitz and Batya Kallus, 19.10.12

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  • Next stop, in Arabic

    Next stop, in Arabic

    Ron Gerlitz, 13.09.12

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  • Arabs, the Israeli civil service needs you

    Arabs, the Israeli civil service needs you

    Ali Haider, 16.08.12

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  • On My Mind: Boosting Arab employment

    On My Mind: Boosting Arab employment

    Kenneth Bandler, 9.07.12

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  • Executives, hire Arab workers

    Executives, hire Arab workers

    Ali Haider, Ron Gerlitz, 22.05.12

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  • It's time to make Israel's Arabs visible

    It's time to make Israel's Arabs visible

    Carl Perkal, 26.03.12

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  • Jewish donors can influence Israel's war on Arabic

    Jewish donors can influence Israel's war on Arabic

    Ron Gerlitz, 16.03.12

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  • Israeli banks won't lend to us, say Arab developers at groundbreaking conference

    Israeli banks won't lend to us, say Arab developers at groundbreaking conference

    Nathan Sheva, 26.01.12

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  • Dreams of integration

    Dreams of integration

    Shalom Dichter, 13.01.12

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  • NIF asks: Is Israeli democracy at risk?

    NIF asks: Is Israeli democracy at risk?

    Riva Gold, 10.11.11

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  • Exclusive to Calcalist: 80 percent of the housing tenders in the Arab communities fail

    Exclusive to Calcalist: 80 percent of the housing tenders in the Arab communities fail

    Shirli Sasson-Azar, 29.09.11

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  • Encouraging news on Jewish-Arab ties

    Encouraging news on Jewish-Arab ties

    Ilan Peleg, 17.09.11

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  • Arab social justice needs heard by the gov't-what about J14?

    Arab social justice needs heard by the gov't-what about J14?

    Dahlia Scheindlin, 30.08.11

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  • Eat All You Want on the Ramadan Breakfast Tour in Northern Israel

    Eat All You Want on the Ramadan Breakfast Tour in Northern Israel

    Ronit Verd, 26.08.11

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  • Housing for Arabs Too

    Housing for Arabs Too

    Ali Haider, 2.08.11

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  • Racism in the Yellow Pages: we are all responsible

    Racism in the Yellow Pages: we are all responsible

    Ron Gerlitz, 27.06.11

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  • Close the Ministry for Arab Affairs

    Close the Ministry for Arab Affairs

    Ali Haider, 19.01.11

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  • Time to turn a page

    Time to turn a page

    Ron Gerlitz, 6.01.11

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  • 'Stop for a second and think'

    'Stop for a second and think'

    Ali Haider, 3.01.11

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  • A call to battle

    A call to battle

    Ron Gerlitz, 10.12.10

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  • UK Task Force interview: Sikkuy

    17.11.10

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  • 'Jewish Israel donations must be split equally among Arabs'

    'Jewish Israel donations must be split equally among Arabs'

    Ron Gerlitz, 16.10.10

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  • The view from the hilltops

    The view from the hilltops

    Esther Zandberg, 14.10.10

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  • A frightened nation invents ways to commit suicide

    A frightened nation invents ways to commit suicide

    Gabi Salomon, 12.10.10

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  • The plans to revoke citizenship

    The plans to revoke citizenship

    Ron Gerlitz, 7.10.10

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  • Report: Arab children shortchanged by social services

    Report: Arab children shortchanged by social services

    RUTH EGLASH, 5.08.10

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  • Civic watchdog: Jews get better legal aid services than Arabs

    Civic watchdog: Jews get better legal aid services than Arabs

    Dana Weiler-Polak, 5.08.10

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  • From Barriers to Opportunities - 4.8.2010

    4.08.10

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  • They’re destroying citizens, too

    They’re destroying citizens, too

    Ron Gerlitz, 2.08.10

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  • Report: Much-needed tax money funneled away from Arab towns

    Report: Much-needed tax money funneled away from Arab towns

    Fadi Eyadat, 7.05.10

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  • The illusion of assistance to the Arabs in Israel

    The illusion of assistance to the Arabs in Israel

    Ron Gerlitz, 21.03.10

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  • Joint Jewish-Arab initiatives revitalize neighbor relations in Wadi Ara

    Joint Jewish-Arab initiatives revitalize neighbor relations in Wadi Ara

    Ran Shapira, 13.03.10

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  • The flip side of charity

    The flip side of charity

    Ron Gerlitz, 19.02.10

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  • The Jewish majority benefits at the expense of the Arab minority

    The Jewish majority benefits at the expense of the Arab minority

    Ali Haider, 2.02.10

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  • The State discriminates against Arab local authorities

    The State discriminates against Arab local authorities

    Ron Gerlitz, 7.12.09

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  • NGO's Jewish-Arab index: socioeconomic gaps growing

    NGO's Jewish-Arab index: socioeconomic gaps growing

    Ruth Eglash , 19.11.09

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  • sikkuy equality index - November 18th 2009

    18.11.09

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  • In praise of full equality

    In praise of full equality

    Ron Gerlitz, 9.11.09

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  • The cry of a persecuted minority

    The cry of a persecuted minority

    Ali Haider, 2.10.09

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  • Appoint Arab judges

    Appoint Arab judges

    Ali Haider, 7.09.09

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  • Strangers in their own land

    Strangers in their own land

    Ron Gerlitz, 14.08.09

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  • The Bedouin do not represent a threat to the periphery

    The Bedouin do not represent a threat to the periphery

    Ron Gerlitz, 19.07.09

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  • Racist legislation is bad for public relations. And what about humaneness?

    Racist legislation is bad for public relations. And what about humaneness?

    Ron Gerlitz, 15.07.09

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  • When fear fuels the discrimination

    When fear fuels the discrimination

    Gabi Salomon, 26.05.09

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  • Stopping racism

    Stopping racism

    Ali Haider, 19.05.09

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  • In sickness and in health

    In sickness and in health

    Carl Perkal, 4.04.09

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  • Repairing past injustices

    Repairing past injustices

    Ali Haider, 2.03.09

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  • The politics of hatred

    The politics of hatred

    Ron Gerlitz, 3.02.09

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  • The disqualification is a basic erosion of Israel’s democracy

    The disqualification is a basic erosion of Israel’s democracy

    Ron Gerlitz, 27.01.09

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  • Umm al-Fahm invites Jews ahead of rightist rally

    Umm al-Fahm invites Jews ahead of rightist rally

    Sharon Roffe-Ofir, 12.12.08

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  • The Parade of the Right: Legal but Odious

    The Parade of the Right: Legal but Odious

    Ali Haider and Shuli Dichter, 11.12.08

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  • The facts speak for themselves

    The facts speak for themselves

    Avirama Golan, 3.12.08

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  • Don't put life in Acre back on track

    Don't put life in Acre back on track

    Ali Haider, 17.10.08

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  • Ensuring them their rightful share

    Ensuring them their rightful share

    Shalom Dichter, 22.08.08

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  • Study: Israeli Jews live nearly 4 years longer than Israeli Arabs

    Study: Israeli Jews live nearly 4 years longer than Israeli Arabs

    Yoav Stern, 9.07.08

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  • The 'nations test'

    The 'nations test'

    Shalom Dichter, 2.05.08

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  • Introducing Arab Industrial Areas

    ZIV HELLMAN, 21.01.08

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  • Boycotts aren't the answer

    Boycotts aren't the answer

    Shalom Dichter, 18.01.08

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  • Local Arab government: A chronic crisis demands immediate intervention

    Local Arab government: A chronic crisis demands immediate intervention

    Ali Haider, 1.11.07

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  • The Or Commission laid to rest

    The Or Commission laid to rest

    Ali Haider, 3.10.07

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  • Arabs here to stay

    Arabs here to stay

    Ali Haider, 24.08.07

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  • Fair education for all

    Fair education for all

    Shalom Dichter, 4.07.07

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  • The government discriminates against Arab communities

    The government discriminates against Arab communities

    Joubran Joubran and Rachela Yanay , 4.06.07

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  • Citizenship for Jews only?

    Citizenship for Jews only?

    Shuli Dichter, 14.04.07

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  • Report: Majority of Israeli Arabs are not part of labor force

    Report: Majority of Israeli Arabs are not part of labor force

    Yoav Stern, 29.03.07

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  • Study: Israeli Jews live four years longer than Israeli Arabs

    Study: Israeli Jews live four years longer than Israeli Arabs

    Yoav Stern, 28.03.07

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  • Commission of Inquiry needed to study discrimination against Israeli Arabs

    Commission of Inquiry needed to study discrimination against Israeli Arabs

    Ali Haider, 14.03.07

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  • Israeli-Arab test case

    Israeli-Arab test case

    Shuli Dichter, 25.02.07

    Arab and Jewish municipal heads in the Wadi Ara region are attempting to create a stable civilian foundation in their area as a fair basis for coexistence. They cooperate for the sake of equal development in the areas of industry, tourism, and the environment. As part of the joint forum's activity, and with the support of outgoing Tourism Minister Herzog, officials at the Arab-Israeli town of Umm al-Fahm worked last week on a project that would turn the peak of Mount Alexander, located within the town's boundaries, into a tourism site that draws visitors. For the government, this project offers two opportunities: Both for economic development (as opposed to relaying on the welfare system) and for fulfilling its duty to serve all Israeli citizens regardless of their religion or ethnicity. However, very soon the tourism portfolio will be handed over to the Israel Our Home party. Will the new minister thwart this tourism project? During the pre-election campaign, Israel Our Home leader Lieberman engaged in debate regarding the de-legitimization of Arab-Israel citizenship. Several months ago he even managed to enter the coalition through the "strategic threats" window of opportunity. The prime minister made clear back then that Israel Our Home joining the government does not change its basic lines, including the participation of Arab citizens in any development plan. Now, the government presence of Israel Our Home is expanding beyond the "strategic threats" arena to responsibility for developing economic growth ventures. Therefore, Olmert's test is to prove that Israel Our Home's presence in the government would not undermine the policy adopted in the past year of promoting the development of Arab communities. The burden of proof is on Olmert now to show that when it comes to Umm al-Fahm and other Arab communities, his government indeed intends to promote growth ventures. Compelling challenge Symbolically, the Mount Alexander peak in Umm al-Fahm offers a good observation point to the beach in Caesarea to the West and to the Jezreel Valley on the east. If one turns around one can notice to the south both Jenin and the Samaria mountains in the West Bank. However, the choice made by town residents and their Jewish neighbors is unequivocal: The point of view, as well as the joint construction, is in the direction of the State of Israel, with all the implications this entails. This angle was also seen by the many visitors who in the past weekend visited the modern art gallery in Umm al-Fahm and walked around and ate in town after the exhibition was inaugurated. This angle is the determining factor and it conveys no doubt when it comes to Arab citizens belonging to the State of Israel, or the State's duty to invest in them. Will this be the point of view also adopted by the Tourism Ministry in Jerusalem under Minister Esterina Tartman? If the development venture on Mount Alexander will continue to enjoy the sympathy of ministry economists, we would be able to say that in this case at least the government met the test. The challenge is serious and compelling. We can just hope that the government's investment in Israeli Arabs won't be again directed to Isaac Herzog – this time in his new post of welfare minister. Yet there's nothing to worry about: Even in his new post, Herzog has plenty of work awaiting him in closing the gaps between Arab and Jewish communities. The writer is the co-director of Sikkuy, the Association for the Advancement of Civic Equality in Israel

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  • Let's see you be an Arab for a week

    Let's see you be an Arab for a week

    Joubran Joubran, 19.10.06

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  • Trampling its own laws

    Trampling its own laws

    Yaser Awad, 4.10.06

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  • Money not only for Jews

    Money not only for Jews

    Shuli Dichter, 19.09.06

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  • After the war, equality between Arabs and Jews should be rehabilitated

    After the war, equality between Arabs and Jews should be rehabilitated

    Shalom Dichter, 3.08.06

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  • He totally ignores the Arab citizens

    He totally ignores the Arab citizens

    Shalom (Shuli) Dichter, 30.07.06

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  • Yes, this is Zionism

    Yes, this is Zionism

    Shalom (Shuli) Dichter, 3.07.06

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  • Beware demographic hysteria

    Beware demographic hysteria

    Shuli Dichter, 15.05.06

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  • U.S. Jewish community's new mission: Equality between Israeli Jews and Arabs

    U.S. Jewish community's new mission: Equality between Israeli Jews and Arabs

    Jack Khoury and Shlomo Shamir, 9.05.06

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  • Entering turbulent waters, U.S. Jews launch task force to aid Israeli Arabs

    Entering turbulent waters, U.S. Jews launch task force to aid Israeli Arabs

    Rachel Silverman, 2.05.06

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  • Report: Arab representation still lacking

    Report: Arab representation still lacking

    Roee Nahmias, 27.04.06

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  • Not enough

    Not enough

    Ali Haider, 12.03.06

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  • Group fights for equal rights for Israeli Arabs

    Group fights for equal rights for Israeli Arabs

    ANNA MORGAN , 9.03.06

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  • Jews and Arabs pin tourism hopes on Wadi Ara Trail

    Jews and Arabs pin tourism hopes on Wadi Ara Trail

    Eli Ashkenazi, 15.02.06

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  • The Herzliya Conference for delegitimization

    The Herzliya Conference for delegitimization

    Shalom Dichter, 24.01.06

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  • Don’t vote for racism

    Don’t vote for racism

    Shuli Dichter, 15.01.06

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  • Gov’t assailed for underrepresentation of Arabs, Muslims

    Gov’t assailed for underrepresentation of Arabs, Muslims

    Orly Halpern, 9.01.06

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  • Still discriminated against

    Still discriminated against

    Ali Haider, 21.12.05

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  • Delegation: Improve Israeli Arabs’ Status

    Delegation: Improve Israeli Arabs’ Status

    Gil Sedan, 14.10.05

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  • AJCommittee guests hold controversial meeting with Umm al-Fahm mayor

    AJCommittee guests hold controversial meeting with Umm al-Fahm mayor

    Amiram Barkat, 14.09.05

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  • From them, we’re not disengaging

    From them, we’re not disengaging

    Shuli Dichter, 8.08.05

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  • Time to rescue the discourse

    Time to rescue the discourse

    Ali Haider, 5.07.05

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  • It’s time to disengage from discrimination too

    It’s time to disengage from discrimination too

    Shuli Dichter, 2.05.05

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  • Wadi Ara mayors plan trade zone

    Wadi Ara mayors plan trade zone

    Eli Ashkenazi, 30.06.04

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  • A good neighbor program for Jews and Arabs

    A good neighbor program for Jews and Arabs

    ISRAEL21c staff , 16.05.04

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  • Share and share alike

    Share and share alike

    Shuli Dichter, 18.11.03

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  • The Bottom Line / Shameful

    The Bottom Line / Shameful

    Nehemia Strasler, 15.07.03

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