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Fatah to Arabs in Jerusalem: Boycott today’s Israeli municipal elections by Itamar Marcus and Nan Jacques Zilberdik (PMW)

By   /  October 30, 2018  /  Israel, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Oct. 30, 2018 Today, municipal elections are held all over Israel, and Arabs with either citizenship or residency status are able to vote and have influence. Yesterday, Abbas’ Fatah Movement followed the lead of the PA’s religious leaders who have prohibited running and voting in the elections as an Islamic ruling, as reported by Palestinian Media Watch. Fatah […]

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Jerusalem’s Municipal Elections, by Daniel Pomerantz (HonestReporting)

By   /  October 25, 2018  /  apartheid, Human Rights, Israel, Lies & Deceptions, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Oct. 23, 2018 Jerusalem’s city elections will be held on October 30th. You might ask yourself: Who can vote? Who can run? And what about Palestinians? Our new video explains. Click here for 2 min. video

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Jerusalem: Why Palestinian Leaders Say Don’t Vote by Bassam Tawil (Gatestone Inst.)

By   /  September 5, 2018  /  Human Rights, Israel, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Aug. 31, 2018 Palestinian leaders do not want to see any improvement in the lives of the Arabs in Jerusalem so that they can continue to incite against Israel and accuse it of discriminating against its Arab population. Palestinian leaders and their religious clerics do not want to see Arabs live a comfortable life under […]

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Palestinian Leaders Threaten Jerusalem’s Arabs on Eve of City’s Municipal Elections – Nadav Shragai (JCPA via Daily Alert)

By   /  August 23, 2018  /  Human Rights, Israel, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Aug. 23, 2018 Palestinian Leaders Threaten Jerusalem’s Arabs on Eve of City’s Municipal Elections – Nadav Shragai (Institute for Contemporary Affairs-Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs) Prior to the local elections in Jerusalem on October 30, 2018, terrorist organizations are increasing the pressure on east Jerusalem’s Arab residents to maintain the boycott of Jerusalem’s municipal elections. Surveys reflect […]

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The First Palestinian in Jerusalem’s City Hall? by Matti Friedman (NYT)

By   /  August 11, 2018  /  friends/enemies, Human Rights, Israel, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Aug. 10, 2018 JERUSALEM — Western observers interested in Jerusalem can be forgiven for thinking the most politically significant building in this city is a low limestone edifice featuring American flags and Marines — the embassy opened in May by the Trump administration to international fanfare and criticism. But anyone attentive to the fate of […]

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Arab Community Leader Determined to Run in Jerusalem Municipal Election – Khaled Abu Toameh (J. Post via Daily Alert)

By   /  July 13, 2018  /  Israel, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

July 11, 2018 Arab Community Leader Determined to Run in Jerusalem Municipal Election – Khaled Abu Toameh Ramadan Dabash, an east Jerusalem community leader who has formed an Arab list to run in the upcoming Jerusalem Municipality election, said Wednesday he is determined to proceed despite PLO secretary-general Saeb Erekat’s recent call to boycott the election. “Who is […]

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Are Palestinians in eastern Jerusalem undergoing normalization with Israel? BY ISRAEL KASNETT (JNS)

By   /  March 20, 2018  /  Israel  /  No Comments

Mar. 20, 2018 In recent years, only one to two percent of Palestinians in eastern Jerusalem have participated in municipal elections. However, with a stalled peace process, Palestinian Authority intransigence and rising frustration with Palestinian political parties in Jerusalem, experts for the first time are seeing a shift in Palestinian participation in Jerusalem. Click here […]

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