This report summarizes the findings of the 2017 Arab-Jewish Relations Index, an annual survey conducted by Professor Sammy Smooha of the University of Haifa concerning the relationship between Israel’s Jewish and Arab citizens.
This video from i24NEWS (16:00) presents a heated debate between Sami Abu Shehadeh, an Arab-Israeli historian, politician and community leader, and Yoram Sheftel, a Jewish-Israeli defense attorney and radio host, about the status of Israel’s
In this informative video (02:11) from 2018, Nasreen Hadad Haj-Yahya, Co-Director of the Arab-Jewish Relations Program at the Israel Democracy Institute, presents the findings of a study on the complex relationship between Arabs and
In this article from the Huffington Post, Sigal Alon, associate professor in the department of sociology and anthropology at Tel Aviv University and the author of Race, Class, and Affirmative Action, compares the affirmative action
In this short video (01:57), Sayed Kashua, a Hebrew-language author, journalist and comedian, discusses his identity as a Palestinian Arab citizen of Israel, his rejection of Zionism, and his frustration with inequality in
In this first half of this video from i24News (00:40-08:00), Arab-Israeli author, Ayman Sikseck discusses the challenges of bridging his Israeli and Arab identities, especially in times of conflict. Filmed during the 2014
In this short interview (02:55), in Hebrew with English subtitles, Nasreen Qadri discusses her identity as an Arab, Muslim Israeli who sings in both Arabic and Hebrew and will perform anywhere, even in
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
In Hebrew with English subtitles, this news segment from Channel 2 News (08:53) explores different perspectives on the question of Arab citizens of Israel volunteering in Israel’s National Civil Service, an alternative to
Produced by the ILTV independent media company dedicated to defending Israel with balanced reporting, this video (04:00) explores the growing phenomenon of Israel’s Arab citizens volunteering to serve in the Israel Defense Forces
In Hebrew/Arabic with English subtitles, this video (05:37) explores the trend of Arab citizens of Israel beginning to identify more as Palestinians than Arab-Israelis. Through interviews with Tamer Nafar, an Arab rapper, and a
In this thorough article, Karin Tamar Schafferman of the Israel Democracy Institute examines the complexity of Arab self-definition and the relationship between Arabs and Jews in Israel in order to determine whether true
In this thought-provoking lecture (10:13) from the Shalom Hartman Institute, Rawnak Natour, an Arab-Israeli activist, discusses the factors that contribute to her complex identity and the challenges of building a shared society in Israel.
Produced by The Media Line, an American non-profit news agency dedicated to producing contextual and nuanced reporting from the Middle East, this video (04:37) explores the complex identity of Israel’s Arab citizens through interviews with