Lucy Aharish: Arab-Israeli News Anchor Lights the Independence Day Torch

Produced by i24News in 2015, this video (05:54) introduces Lucy Aharish, a Muslim Arab-Israeli news anchor, reporter and television host who was one of twelve Israeli personalities chosen to light a torch in the official ceremony kicking off Israel’s 67th Independence Day celebrations. A proud Israeli who is outspoken about the problems in both general and Arab Israeli society, Aharishh describes what it meant to her to be chosen to light the torch and some of the challenges she has experienced in her journey. 

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