A battle over identity
The proposed Basic Law nullifying Arabic as an official language needs to be killed immediately; the identity of the State of Israel must not rest on the political and legal extinction of the minority.
Likud-Yisrael Beiteinu and Habayit Hayehudi have agreed as part of their coalition deal to advance a racist Basic Law that would redefine the state’s Jewish and democratic character. While the prime minister is informing the new ministers of their positions, one at a time, based on their electoral strength and their talent in political negotiations, and while the public waits tensely for the...
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