Ya'alon condemns Jewish attacks on Arabs as 'terror'

By Ben Hartman, August 23, 2012

Israeli vice premier Moshe Ya’alon has condemned two attacks by Jews on Palestinians over the weekend, labelling them as “terrorism”.

In downtown Jerusalem’s Zion Square on Thursday night, a crowd of Jewish teenagers beat up three Arab youths, leaving one 17-year-old on the brink of death.


Israel appoints two Arab diplomats in Norway

By Ben Lynfield, June 7, 2012

Israel’s Foreign Ministry has appointed a Druse Arab poet as ambassador to Oslo and named an Arab career diplomat as his deputy, as part of an uphill battle to win over Norwegian public opinion, largely critical of Israel.


Outrage over attacks on Arabs and migrants after Tel Aviv riot

By Noga Godein, May 31, 2012

An eruption of violence against illegal immigrants and Arabs is causing growing concern and controversy in Israel.

An anti-refugee protest in Tel Aviv last week turned into a 1,000-strong riot in which Africans were attacked on the streets. At the rally, Likud Knesset member Miri Regev said that illegal immigrants were a “cancer”.