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Steve Lendman – Israeli Persecution Of Haneen Zoabi – 8 January 2015

StevelendmanZoabi is the first ever elected female Israeli Arab citizen Knesset member representing an Arab party. A University of Haifa and Hebrew University graduate.

A former math teacher. Earlier worked as an Israeli Ministry of Education school inspector.

In 2001, she joined the Balad party. In 2003, she co-founded the Media Center for Arab Palestinians in Israel (I’Iam). Remaining general director until 2009.

Switching to politics. Winning a Knesset seat. One of three Balad won in 2009.

Zoabi rejects the notion of Israel as a Jewish state. Calling it “inherently racist.” Continue reading