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March 12, 2019
Will the center-left and Arab parties form bloc to stop Netanyahu?
The negotiations surrounding the creation of such a bloc are already unfolding before us, with each side marking their position and drafting their conditions for a future alliance.
Jonathan S. Tobin
March 11, 2019
‘Bibi or Tibi’ debate is about Zionism, not racism
The argument between the prime minister and a reality-show host over whether Israel is “a state of all its citizens” or a Jewish state is not a test of tolerance.
April 9 Israeli Elections
Israeli-Arab parties try to hold on to votes after breakup of Joint List
Ariel Ben Solomon
February 26, 2019
Each of the two Arab blocs could each get from between four and six seats, and “could serve as a safety net for a left-wing government so that it could pass certain legislation.”
Knesset member Ahmad Tibi breaks from Joint Arab List ahead of election
January 9, 2019
He is the most popular lawmaker in the Arab sector, according to some polls, and any party he heads is expected to easily pass the electoral threshold should he decide to run independently of the Arab faction.
Arab Knesset members meet with Arab League to discuss law defining Israel as Jewish
September 12, 2018
Amid talks, the group called the new Israeli law “racist.” Knesset members Ahmed Tibi and Jamal Zahalka reported that Arab League Secretary-General Ahmed Aboul Gheit called it an “apartheid law.”
Controversial Nationality Bill approved for second and third Knesset readings
July 18, 2018
The vote was taken from members of the House Committee and the Constitution, Law and Justice Committee, and passed 8-7.