Israeli Arab parties resurrect Joint List for September election

The Israeli Arab Hadash, Ta’al and Ra’am parties have forged a merger for the Sept. 17 general election under the leadership of MK Ayman Odeh, while a fourth party is poised to jump in.  Arab voter turnout in Israel’s elections declines consistently over the gap between the average Arab voter, who is concerned with local issues, including rising violence, and the community’s political leaders, who adhere to a pro-Palestinian agenda and flat opposition to government. Israeli Arabs – no more than 14 percent, according to a recent survey – define themselves today as Palestinians while 65 percent call themselves Israelis. The Arab community is increasingly integrated in the national labor force at all levels and longs for more influence on government.  Arab party leaders were galvanized into joining forces by the new Israeli left-wing union and its rival appeal to the Arab voter. Parties must submit their lists by Aug. 1.

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2 thoughts on “Israeli Arab parties resurrect Joint List for September election

  • Jul 28, 2019 @ 11:25 at 11:25

    The Arab Joint List running for election to the Israeli Knesset proves that all accusations against Israel for “apartheid” are totally bogus and without merit.

    Someone should explain this to the “Gang of 4” Democratic US Congress Women, at least 2 of whom are planning trips to Israel for their stated purpose of accusing the Israelis of racism. The Congress Woman from Minnesota and the Congress Woman from Michigan may want to take a tally of Israelis, both Arab and Jewish, who are actively involved in the government and business sectors and have been for many years. Maybe both of them will get educated as a result of their trip.

  • Jul 28, 2019 @ 18:08 at 18:08

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