The question “Can Israel be both Jewish and democratic” was asked of a panel of experts (both American and Israeli) during this year’s American Israel Public Affairs Committee Conference.
Yesterday, January 18, the Israeli Knesset approved a bill that makes it easier for Arabic-speaking Christians in Israel to officially list their identity as Arameans.
Faydra writes,"Although Cairo feels like a whole separate world in terms of space and culture, it is actually just a little more than 400 kilometers (249 miles) away from Jerusalem. Despite its beauty, proximity and low cost of living, Egypt is still not high on the Israeli traveler’s bucket list. While the reasons for this may seem obvious, the implications are less so."