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The Times of Israel July 19, 2017 Dov Lieber and Alexander Fulbright

Police arrest a demonstrator during scuffles at Lions Gate; holy site reopened to non-Muslims after closure over Jewish prayer.

Haaretz July 19, 2017 Nir Gontarz

Gamal Hakroosh is the officer in charge of the Israeli police's minority affairs. Last week, three members of the Arab minority killed two policemen from the Druze minority. 'I'm not willing to feel like I'm stuck between a rock and a hard place,' he says.

The Jewish Press July 19, 2017 Hana Levi Julian

The Special Committee for Distributive Justice and Social Equality voted Tuesday to pave an access road to Khawalid, a “recognized” Bedouin town in the Zevulun Valley in northern Israel, prompting a celebration among members of the community, according to Ishmael Khaldi, a resident of the town and the first Bedouin ever to become a diplomat working for the Israeli Foreign Ministry.

The Jerusalem Post July 19, 2017 Ben Lynfield

“We are asking the government to put a new goal by 2022 that Arabs should comprise 15% of the public service and be 15% of all government offices and ministries.”

Haaretz July 18, 2017 Jonathan Lis

Despite pressure from Netanyahu, first reading of bill will be delayed for at least three months – but coalition whip David Bitan promises extra time will allow for broader discussion.

The Times of Israel July 18, 2017 Staff

Jerusalem tense but quiet after night of clashes; Palestinian Red Crescent says up to 50 injured in confrontations with police

Haaretz July 18, 2017 Staff

Tamer Nafar and Mahmood Jrere of Palestinian rap group DAM want to inject some humor into politics of coexistence between Jews and Arabs in Israel.

Haaretz July 18, 2017 Itay Stern

Fatma Dina, the first Muslim to participate in a program on the cable TV kids' channel, talks about her connection with a co-participant on a summer show, and her dreams of fame.

The Jerusalem Post July 18, 2017 Greer Fay Cashman

Exhibition showcases the clothes of victims of domestic violence.

Haaretz July 18, 2017 Staff

Police arrest a demonstrator during scuffles at Lions Gate; holy site reopened to non-Muslims after closure over Jewish prayer.

Haaretz July 17, 2017 Jack Khoury

Killing of two Druze police officers by three Muslim gunmen at Al-Aqsa complex could set the two Arab groups on a collision course.

Haaretz July 17, 2017 Yarden Zur

The lexicon was updated after the Court of Justice complained. But the amendments are likely to evoke more criticism.

Al-Monitor July 17, 2017 Shlomi Eldar

After the attack, residents of Umm al-Fahm who are not supporters of Salah were afraid to speak to Al-Monitor. "There is a sense of terror here toward anyone who speaks critically of the Islamic Movement," said A., a father of five who lives in the city and spoke on condition of anonymity. 

JTA July 17, 2017 Andrew Tobin

“It doesn’t matter who the person is,” said Sader, a Muslim volunteer with the United Hatzalah ambulance service. “Whoever needs help most gets help first.”

The Jerusalem Post July 17, 2017 Greer Fay Cashman

The main challenge was to stop looking at Arabs as blue-collar workers and accept that many of those who had proper academic training were also highly talented and could make significant contributions to a company’s profitability.

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