Descent to Hell: Identity Politics as the gate to Islamic theocracy

Democratic ideals, social justice and tolerance don’t rule the world anymore. The new ideology – a successor of failed totalitarian ideologies of the past century - governs the soul of the West, and it’s called Identity Politics. Alexander Maistrovoy , 12/30/2018, 12:00 PM

It's official: MK Zahalka will not return to the Knesset

Following days of speculation, lawmaker from Arab Joint List faction confirms he will not return to the Knesset.Tzvi Lev, 12/29/2018, 10:21 PM

'Without Zoabi, without Zahalka, and hopefully without Balad'

Knesset Speaker welcomes report that two Arab MKs will not serve in the next Knesset. Zoabi denies she isn't running.Elad Benari, 12/27/2018, 3:36 AM

MK Zahalka won't be returning to Knesset

MK Jamal Zahalka will not run for next Knesset. MK Miki Zohar responds: 'We're all happy and joyous.'Mordechai Sones, 12/26/2018, 12:22 PM

Zahalka bashes Abbas for saying he sees eye-to-eye with Shin Bet

Arab-Israeli MK says it's a 'mortal blow' for Abbas to say that he 'agrees with Shin Bet leader 99% of the time.'Tzvi Lev, 9/3/2018, 11:10 AM

Is the Joint List advising the PA?

Arab MKs participate in forum in Ramallah that dealt with the diplomatic battle against Israel.Dalit Halevi, 8/2/2018, 6:08 AM

Arab MK accuses Likud MK of murder, is barred from Knesset

Ethics Committee orders MK Zahalka barred from Knesset for one month as punishment for calling Likud MK a 'murderer.'Hezki Baruch, 7/18/2018, 1:50 PM

'Jews and Arabs should be allowed to live anywhere'

MK Jamal Zahalka argues that Nationality Law "gives superiority to Jews at the expense of Arabs."Hezki Baruch, 7/11/2018, 2:08 AM

Arab MK loses cool in Knesset

'Racists and fascists, you only want death,' MK Zahalka says during Muezzin Law debate; MK Yogev: 'You're a terrorist, go to Syria.'Mordechai Sones, 6/19/2018, 6:48 PM

Arab MKs skip vote on recognizing gay marriage

MK Zahalka says gay marriage is 'absolutely not' on agenda.Hezki Baruch, 6/8/2018, 11:18 AM

Arab MK welcomes cancellation of Argentina soccer game

MK Jamal Zahalka urges world to continue pressuring Israel after cancellation of friendly match between Israeli and Argentine teams.Neri Weiss, 6/6/2018, 5:09 AM

'This is and will remain a Jewish state'

Knesset rejects bill to remove legal status of institutions such as Jewish Agency, Jewish National Fund.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/30/2018, 3:49 PM

Arab MK doesn't regret anti-Israel statements

MK Jamal Zahalka responds to petition by MK Forer demanding that he be questioned.Hezki Baruch, 5/23/2018, 5:45 AM

Police: Enough evidence for criminal charges against Balad MKs

Senior officials in Arab party interrogated over election campaign donations and expenditures.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/23/2018, 2:19 PM

Arab MK: I'd rather die than sing 'Hatikva'

Israeli-Arab lawmaker says he'd prefer to die rather than sing Israel's national anthem. 'Israel's flag is a worthless rag'.David Rosenberg, 12/12/2017, 1:32 PM

PA leader meets with heads of Balad party

PA leader Mahmoud Abbas met with members of the Israeli Arab Balad party to discuss ways to help Palestinians achieve political goals.Dalit Halevi, 2/21/2017, 9:19 AM

'Israel is an Arab, Islamic, Palestinian country'

Arab MK blasts bill to ban mosque loudspeakers, says people who don't like mosque noise should 'go back to where they came from'.Dalit Halevy, 11/14/2016, 7:36 AM

Shaked blasts proposal to recognize Arabs as national minority

Justice Minister Shaked (Jewish Home)blasted the proposal by Jamal Zahalka to recognize the Arab minority as a national minority in Israel.Chezky Baruch, 11/9/2016, 4:55 PM

Arab MKs Zahalka, Zoabi interrogated by police

Joint Arab List MKs Haneen Zoabi and Jamal Zahalka arrived at police offices Monday for an interrogation over money laundering allegations.Yoel Domb, 10/10/2016, 7:09 PM

Arab MK: 'Liberman less dangerous than Yaalon'

Joint List MK gives backhanded praise to incoming Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman, says he is less of a threat than Yaalon.David Rosenberg, 5/25/2016, 6:08 PM

Call to investigate MK Zahalka for inciting yesterday's attack

Lavi organization demands police open investigation against Joint List MK for calling on Palestinians to carry out attacks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/19/2016, 10:54 AM

Netanyahu slams Arab MK's 'lies', warns of Passover escalation

Prime Minister lashes out after MK Jamal Zahalka incites further terror attacks, warns despite calm terror could well return.Ari Soffer, 4/14/2016, 4:44 PM

Arab MK: Use 'any means' to block Jews from Temple Mount

Zahalka advises continuation of terror war, calling to enlist youth to oppose Jews 'at all costs'; MKs respond: 'blood is on his hands.'Ari Yashar, 4/14/2016, 1:25 PM

Arab MK: We are in a conflict with the 'occupation'

Ahead of Land Day protests, MK Jamal Zahalka encourages Israeli Arabs to join in and "fight the occupation".Dalit Halevi, 3/29/2016, 5:44 AM

MK Zahalka asks to visit President's residence, Rivlin refuses

President's residence tells Balad head that he is unwanted guest after meeting with, supporting families of terrorists.Nitsan Keidar, 2/24/2016, 6:53 PM

Liberman: Punishment handed out to Arab MKs is a 'joke'

Yisrael Beytenu chairman says suspension of three Arab MKs who met families of terrorists will not deter them from repeating their actions.Elad Benari, 2/9/2016, 5:43 AM

Arab MKs suspended for visit with terrorists' families

Knesset Ethics Committee suspends Joint List MKs Zoabi and Ghattas for four months, Zahalka for two.Hezki Baruch, 2/8/2016, 9:12 PM

'Returning terrorists' bodies right according to Judaism'

Joint List defends Balad MKs who met with terrorists' families at faction meeting as MK Zahalka stresses their actions were 'legitimate.'Hezki Baruch, 2/8/2016, 3:44 PM

Arab party head says Balad may be banned by 'fascism'

Odeh praises 'worthy' meeting between 3 MKs and terrorists' families, says 'radicals' in Knesset are 'dancing on our blood.'Ari Yashar, 2/8/2016, 12:16 PM

Arab MKs win: Terrorists' bodies to be returned for burial

After Balad MKs meet families of Jerusalem terrorists and promise return of bodies, government concedes to the demand.Ari Yashar, 2/8/2016, 11:22 AM

AG orders police to scope out pro-terror Arab MKs

On Netanyahu's orders to examine legal actions, Mandelblit tells police to gather information on meeting with terrorists' families.Hezki Baruch, 2/7/2016, 7:00 PM

Netanyahu proposes bill to oust pro-terrorism Arab MKs

After 3 MKs pay comfort visit to families of 'martyr' terrorist murderers, PM proposes bill for 90-MK vote to suspend them.Hezki Baruch, 2/7/2016, 5:25 PM

Knesset Speaker urges public: submit complaints against Arab MKs

Edelstein urges citizens to submit complaints to Ethics Commitee against 3 Arab MKs who met with families of terrorist murderers.Hezki Baruch, 2/5/2016, 12:48 PM

Bereaved son livid over MKs' meeting with terrorist families

Micha Avni, son of 76-year-old Richard Lakin, calls for Arab MKs who met terrorists' families to be investigated for incitement.Ido Ben Porat, 2/5/2016, 3:13 AM

Netanyahu and Edelstein file complaint against Arab MKs

In an unprecedented move, Prime Minister and Knesset Speaker file complaint against Arab MKs who met with family members of terrorists.Ido Ben Porat, 2/5/2016, 12:14 AM

Right and Left unite: Complaint filed over extremist Arab MKs

MKs file joint complaint to Knesset Ethics Committee after 3 Arab MKs visit families of terrorists to 'harm Israel.'Shoshana Miskin, 2/4/2016, 10:34 PM

Knesset uproar as Arab MKs meet terrorists' families

Netanyahu promises repercussions, Liberman calls to expel 'terrorist' MKs from Israel, while Bennett says 'Arab public better than them.'Hezki Baruch, 2/4/2016, 8:06 PM

20,000 Arab citizens rally in support of Islamic Movement

Top Arab leaders, MKs speak at massive rally against outlawing Hamas-backed radical group, proving poll that 57% back movement.Ari Yashar, 11/28/2015, 7:24 PM

How did the Shema prayer end up on Arab MK's voicemail message?

Hackers appear to have broken into the Arab MK Jamal Zahlaka's voicemail and changed his message - and he can't change it back.Yaakov Levi, 10/25/2015, 5:12 PM

Zoabi: 'Hysterical' PM Talks Trash About Me

Joint List MK Hanin Zoabi slammed Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu for criticizing Arab MKs.Yaakov Levi, 10/12/2015, 8:21 PM

MKs Reconvene, With Budget and Security Top Priorities

With the deteriorating security situation at the center of their radars, members of the Knesset are set to convene for their winter session.Moshe Cohen, 10/12/2015, 5:01 PM

Watch: Nazareth Mayor Slams Arab MK for 'Ruining the City'

Nazareth Mayor Ali Salam had it out with the head of the United Arab List, Ayman Odeh, accusing him of “ruining” the city.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/12/2015, 12:16 AM

New Bill: Fine Arab MKs Who Incite Against Israel

Likud MK David Bitan plans to introduce legislation that would impose huge fines on MKs who incite to violence.Yaakov Levi, 10/11/2015, 4:13 PM

Arab MK Zahalka Tries to Defy Ban on Temple Mount Visits

MK Jamal Zahalka didn't wait for Friday to challenge Netanyahu's declaration that no MKs would be allowed on the Temple Mount.Yaakov Levi, 10/8/2015, 2:54 PM

Police Summon Arab MK over Temple Mount Fracas

Police summon Jamal Zahalka for investigation after he was caught on film in verbal assault on officers and Jewish visitors.Hezki Baruch, 9/30/2015, 4:39 PM

Likud MK: Ban Radical Arab MK From Temple Mount

Hazan tells Arutz Sheva the time has come for Zahalka and his inciting friends to be forbidden from holy site - and kicked out of Israel.Hezki Baruch, 9/30/2015, 3:38 PM

Edelstein Slams Arab MKs: Find Somewhere Else to Incite

Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein speaks to Arutz Sheva about ongoing Arab violence in Jerusalem over Temple Mount.Hezki Baruch, 9/29/2015, 10:46 PM

Minister Demands Arab MKs be Barred from Temple Mount

Arab MKs are the real ones inciting on the Temple Mount, not Jews, asserts Agriculture Minister Uri Ariel.Cynthia Blank, 9/29/2015, 4:25 PM

Minister Denounces Arab MKs' 'Recipe of Hatred'

Joint List MK Jamal Zahalka crossed a red line in harassing the Israel Police, Miri Regev and Avigdor Liberman warn.Hezki Baruch, 9/29/2015, 2:04 PM

Liberman Calls to Prosecute Arab MK for Temple Mount Violence

Yisrael Beytenu party leader turns to Attorney General over video of MK Jamal Zahalka joining Islamists cursing Jewish visitors, police.Ari Soffer, 9/29/2015, 11:51 AM

Watch: Arab MK Goes Berserk on Temple Mount

MK Jamal Zahalka says 'to hell' with Jewish visitors in rant against police at Judaism's holiest site.Uzi Baruch, 9/29/2015, 9:56 AM

Arab MKs Threaten Israel with 'Intifada' on Sukkot

Arab Israeli leaders and Joint List MKs join Abbas' threat of looming intifada over Israeli 'attacks' on Temple Mount.Shimon Cohen, 9/24/2015, 9:00 AM

Watch: Arab MKs Join in Temple Mount Violence

What do radical Arab MKs get up to on the Temple Mount? Assaulting police, and harassing Jewish visitors.Ari Soffer, 9/16/2015, 9:34 PM

Labor MK Fights Back at Arab MK's 'You Urinate on Us' Rant

MK Stav Shaffir says she was targeted for political reasons and not because she is a racist snob who doesn't greet him.Gil Ronen, 9/8/2015, 1:35 PM

Arab MK attacks Labor Party: 'You Leftists urinate on us'

MK Zahalka surprises plenum with tirade against Labor's Stav Shafir; 'The right-wingers are much better than you!'Gil Ronen, 9/7/2015, 2:19 PM

Knesset Approves Harsher Punishments for Rock Throwing

Arab MKs livid as Knesset plenum passes bill that toughens the punishment handed out to rock throwers.Hezki Baruch, 7/21/2015, 1:15 AM

MK Vows to Keep Working Against Israel in Hamas Magazine

MK Jamal Zahalka accuses Israel of suppression for stopping anti-Israel 'freedom flotilla' earlier this week.Dalit Halevi, 7/3/2015, 2:50 PM