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Israel’s Arab embrace abroad not reflected at home

When Israeli-Arab news anchor Lucy Aharish married Tsahi Halevi, an actor on the international TV hit “Fauda” last month, the level of official resistance to the announcement was striking. The union received the expected condemnation from right-wing and religious quarters. Interior Minister Aryeh Deri of the ultra-orthodox Shas party said that intermarriage was immoral since […]