In an unusually decrepit building smack in the heart of Tel Aviv's fashionable Rothschild Boulevard, a group of German Muslims, mostly women, listens attentively as former Labor Party MK Nadia Hilou analyzes the plight of minorities in Israel.

It is the final day of their 10-day visit to Israel and the West Bank, and not only are they exhausted, but the heat inside this long-abandoned edifice - a...