A Guide for the Perplexed: Israel's Bedouin Resettlement Bill

The Prawer-Begin bill, approved in its first reading at the Knesset on June 25, offers a proposed solution for the many Bedouin living in southern Israel and claiming ownership of the land.

A new law meant to relocate nearly 30,000 Bedouin to recognized communities in the Negev was approved in its first Knesset reading on June 25 by a slim...