Will Prominent Arab Israeli Lawmaker Haneen Zoabi Be the Next Mayor of Nazareth?

If she runs for mayor, the controversial Balad MK may just wake up the sleepy election campaign in Israel’s largest Arab city.

Arab cities and villages across Israel have seen an awakening recently with the end of Ramadan, the end of the summer break, and the upcoming mayoral elections, set for October 22. Unlike the Knesset elections, which many people stay away from, voter turnout in local elections is usually very high, reaching 95 percent...