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Julie Weinberg-Connors

U.S. Jewish activist detained at airport over previous West Bank visits

Weinberg-Connors arrived in Israel with the intention of making aliyah at a later stage. A-1 visas are only granted to those who are eligible to make aliyah according to the Law of Return.

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Israelis want American Jewish help in promoting religious pluralism

As it does every year, the survey found that Jewish Israelis are far more liberal on religious issues than their government.

MK Ahmad Tibi (Joint List) at the Knesset August 8, 2018.

The Nation-State Law, a constitutional showdown with postmodernism

It’s a painful ritual that we’ve experienced many times before. Or is this time different?


The Nation-State bill: Yes or no?

We seem to have become a country on strike.

The Druze who lost their lives fighting for the State of Israel, 3 August 2018.

Bereaved Druze families to the 'Post': They stabbed us in the back

Nevertheless if there were to be a war tomorrow, “even with this law I’d be the first to the frontlines. It’s not for the country, it’s for my land and my family,” Mourad said.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the cabinet meeting July 29, 2018

Stick to the facts

There are legitimate positions on all sides of these issues.

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Israel Democracy Institute: Jewish Nation-State Law ‘not a game changer’

IDI President Yohanan Plesner said the practical impact of the bill was currently merely “symbolic and educational.”


The holographic Nation-State Law

This law is a nothingburger without a bun, or a patty, a plate or a pickle. It does nothing new and it says nothing new.

A bloodied Israeli flag hangs on the main building at the University of Cape Town on Monday.

Know Comment: Hypocrisy and hysteria

The Jewish nation-state law is upright, reasonable and required. It should be passed by the Knesset.

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