More Than Just a Tel Aviv Trend? Da'am Workers Party Aims to Unite Jews and Arabs Over Welfare

Leader Asma Aghbarieh explains why she thinks economic hardship can erase conflicts.

These are heady days for Asma Aghbarieh-Zahalka. For the first time, the road to the Knesset building in Jerusalem looms large, more reachable than ever. This time, she is convinced that the Da’am Workers Party, which she heads, will get enough votes to enter the Israeli parliament, despite the tens of thousands of votes she will need − beyond the 2,645 the party gleaned in 2009 − to cross the threshold of 2...