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Controversial Arab MK wins Israeli TV award
April 12, 2021
Labor Party member of Knesset Ibtisam Mara’ana, whose candidacy sparked public ire over her past anti-Zionist statements, won for an episode of a show she created that focuses on stigma-ridden societal sectors.
March 2, 2021
Robbing Israel’s far-left Labor leader of plausible deniability
Contrary to common wisdom, the overruling of the ban on Ibtisam Mara’ana-Menuhin’s run in the Knesset election is good news for the right.
Israel’s Supreme Court paves way for controversial Labor candidate’s Knesset run
March 1, 2021
“While [her] behavior is contemptible, it does not negate Israel’s right to exist,” says Chief Justice Esther Hayut, overruling the Elections Committee ban on the participation of No. 7 on Labor’s list.
Israel’s Central Elections Committee bans Arab Labor candidate over anti-Zionist statements
February 17, 2021
The panel’s decision to bar Ibtisam Mara’ana-Menuhin from the March 23 election now heads to the Supreme Court.