What happens when an Arab woman enters a Jewish town?

Signs posted outside Arab villages in Jude and Samaria warn of dangers to Jews who enter, but what happens when the situation is reversed?

Arutz Sheva Staff,

Sarah Zoabi enters Jewish store
Sarah Zoabi enters Jewish store
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Sarah Zoabi, who says she's a “proud Arab, Muslim, Zionist Israeli,” happens to also have a great sense of humor. When Boomerang Fighting for Israel asked her to comment on news and social media accusations calling Israel an "apartheid state," she invited Boomerang to follow her around several Israeli locations where she was the only recognizable Muslim woman, complete with her modest burqa and her thick, Arab accent, and try to catch Israeli Jews treating her as anything less than an equal.

Sarah went into Jewish restaurants and stores, walked around on the streets, struck up conversations with complete strangers, and finally stopped her car on the side of the highway, lifted the hood and asked for help.

Wherever she went, she was treated with respect, even friendliness. At one point, after borrowing a Jewish shopkeeper's phone, she told him not to be concerned if he gets a call from someone with an Arab accent – he's family.

Israeli motorists also gladly stopped next to her car on the side of the highway to fill up her radiator with water.

A few years ago, Sarah Zoabi addressed the Knesset and declared, for all the Arab MKs and all the Israeli Arabs to hear: “We live in paradise. Compared to other countries, to Arab countries – we live in paradise.”




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