Israel Announces First Druze City

Ayelet Shaked announced on Tuesday her decision to change the municipal status of Maghar and turn it from a local council into a city, becoming the first Druze city in Israel, and possibly in the entire world.
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"In the name of pluralism and diversity, we will work to connect, bridge, and emphasize what we have in common, for our country and our future.”

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Four memorial candles were lit in memory of the Jewish, Muslim, Christian and Druze IDF casualties, and a fifth candle, a candle of hope for the unity of Israeli society.

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"For years we waited for the moment when you would make aliyah to Eretz Israel and, thank God, this day has come."
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“A state of anger prevails among the people who have moved to their lands to prevent the Israeli authorities from installing the fans.”

Jordanian-Backed Israeli NGO Accused of Illegally Promoting Druze Draft Dodging

"The Druze are our brothers and are a cornerstone of the State of Israel. We cannot allow radical groups with foreign interests to erode our brotherhood."

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New Masterplan Approved for Druze Township in Galilee

"Organized, forward-thinking policy of this kind is in the best interests of the residents themselves."

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Druze Park Ranger Saves Choking Jewish Infant

"I opened his mouth and with my finger attempted to dislodge the blockage. I was able to remove a bit of it and on the next back blow, a piece of banana flew out of the baby’s mouth."

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"At first, I didn’t want the refugees we were helping to know I was a Druze, but they recognized me from my accent."

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The Masoud family lives in Beit Jann, a Druze village on Mount Meron in northern Israel.

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The terrorists stormed the Temple Mount in the summer of 2017 and murdered two policemen.

170 Druze Men Arrested at Israel Border Heading to Syria

Israeli authorities notified the group before they departed that travel to Syria was illegal; the arrests came after months of investigation.

Druze MDA Volunteers Collected Thousands of Food Items for Needy Families

Many Druze Israelis who recognized the importance of donations for the needy bought food that was handed to the volunteers.

MDA First Female Druze Medi-Cyclist to Serve Golan Height Community

"In my community, they have a difficult time with the fact that a woman would ride a motorcycle or drive an ambulance, and treat patients at all hours of the day."

First Druze Pilot in IAF History Set to Graduate

"This is a moment and an historic achievement for our village and for the entire (Druze) community.”

Likud MK Supports Judge Melcer’s Call to Investigate False Poll Results in Arab Villages

"Around 7 PM, when we had about 40% of the voters, one committee member came up to me and suggested they double the money I receive for this day, and in return I would allow them to share the votes of those who hadn't voted."

Bank of Israel Chief Inaugurates Tech Institute for Young Druze

"The successful integration of young people from the community in the labor market is a natural step that will benefit not only the community, but also the entire Israeli economy."

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"It's a shame that we continue to deal with trifles instead of my many achievements as communications minister in the Israeli government."

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