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8.7 Million Israelis on Eve of 69th Independence Day

The total figures for the spring of 2017 are: 8,654,900 Israeli citizens, of whom 6,852,800 are Jews, 1,802,000 are Arabs, and 385,900 are "other."

Ayelet Shaked Appoints First Female Qadi

Many Arab Muslim scholars disagree with women's qualification to be Qadis.

JPPI Survey: Israeli Jews and Arabs Happy to Live in Israel, Just Not Together

Secular and Haredi Jews prefer separate neighborhoods; Ashkenazi and Sephardic, Rightist and leftist, live well together.

Arab NGO Demands Ending Passover​​ Ban on Chametz in Israeli Hospitals

As environmental and religious tit for tat go, in February Adalah fiercely condemned Israel's new 'Muezzin Law,' which set out to curb the imposition of Muslim calls to prayer on non-Muslims.
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Israel Shocked by Video of Policeman Beating Up Jerusalem Arab

MK Ahmad Tibi (Joint Arab List) called on Police Commissioner Roni Alsheich, Minister of Public Security Gilad Erdan, and Minister of the Interior Aryeh Deri to immediately arrest and indict the offending officer.

Exposé: NIF Funded School Trip Where Jewish Children Bowed in Mosque Prayer

From the 'A New Way' website: 'A New Way transforms this vision into a daily reality, and enables an ongoing dialogue based on multicultural equality in Israel.'

Jewish Schoolchildren Made to Bow in Mosque Visit

One mother said: 'It's repulsive. I cannot believe that this kind of thing happens in Israel.'

Netanyahu Vows to Cancel Street Named after Yasser Arafat

There were the inevitable comments about that famous 1996 picture of Prime Minister Netanyahu shaking hands sincerely with the Chairman from Ramallah.

Shaked Victorious: Four New Justices May Tame Hyper-Activist Supreme Court

'The judicial appointments this evening express the human as well as jurist common sense we so need as a society and which has been so direly absent from the highest judicial echelon.'

Report: Demolition of Jerusalem Arab Homes Revved Up Since Trump’s Election

While in all of 2016 the municipality demolished 203 structures in eastern Jerusalem, about half of those were razed after the US elections.

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