Far-right Party Leader Smotrich: 'Arabs Are Citizens of Israel, for Now at Least'

Leading an effort against an Arab-backed coalition, Religious Zionism chief claims Arab leaders 'will be legitimate partners' only if they accept Israel as a Jewish state and stop 'sympathizing with its worst enemies'

Jonathan Lis
Jonathan Lis
Jonathan Lis
Jonathan Lis

"Arabs are citizens of Israel, for now at least, and they have representatives at the Knesset, for now at least," far-right political leader Bezalel Smotrich said on Monday, doubling down on his vehement opposition to a potential government backed by Islamist party United Arab List.

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