-In the wake of blast that severely injured 15-year-old youth belonging to their community, Messianic Jews speak out against ill treatment at hands of religious Jews. (Ynet)
-Israel is taking steps to confront the “epidemic” of polygamy in Bedouin society. (Haaretz)
-But some defend the practice. (Haaretz)
-A look at an organization which brings solar power to unrecognized Bedouin villages in the Negev. (The Jerusalem Post)
-Shahar Ilan worries that attempts to purge the Knesset of its Arab members â€œcould lead to the formation of an Israeli Arab parliament, calling for autonomy or an uprising in Israel.â€? (Haaretz)
-But Avigdor Lieberman, chair of the Yisrael Beiteinu party, retorts, â€œJust as the Jews of Morocco are loyal to its king, Israel’s minority groups must beâ€¦ loyal to the state and its values as a Jewish state.â€? (Haaretz)
-Arab college graduates are having much more difficulty finding work in their field than their Jewish counterparts. (Haaretz)
Pronounced: k’NESS-et, Origin: Hebrew, Israel’s parliament, comprising 120 seats.