Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu traveled on Friday to the Arab town of Umm el-Fahm to personally witness the one-millionth person in Israel to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.
Kfar Bara is characterized by a homogeneous population of 100% Muslim Arabs and has enjoyed relative electoral stability and strong local leadership for the last 15-odd years.
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"We turned to Facebook. They must act immediately to put an end to this racist and dangerous incitement by Netanyahu against the Arab population," said Joint List leader Ayman Odeh.
“We will work to improve Arab turnout so the Joint List will be a force to be reckoned with in Israeli politics,” said Balad leader Mtanes Shehadeh.
Balad leader MK Mtanes Shehadeh said he asked his counterparts in the other parties to postpone the press conference, "but we were refused."
According to recent surveys, Arab turnout is expected to decline to little over 50% on Tuesday, similar to the average turnout preceding the establishment of the Joint List.
With its decision, the High Court essentially followed the recommendations of Attorney-General Avichai Mandelblit, while overruling several decisions of the Central Elections Committee.
MKs Ahmed Tibi, Talab Abu Arar and Masud Ganaim were among those who participated in the 90-minute meeting at the Tarabya Presidential Campus.
For 24 hours, they defied barriers to peace and developed possible solutions.