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.
While most Arab women continued to dream, the right place and time enabled me to progress towards the realization of my aspirations. These days I wonder: Where are the Arab women in this story? Are they allowed to dream?
“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.”
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?