Tag Archive for Jamal Zahalka

Israel Police recommend indictment of three Arab Knesset Members

With the investigation against Hanin Zoabi, Jamal Zahalka and Joumah Azbarga completed, the police say there is sufficient evidence collected on the three for multiple ethical & criminal charges, including falsifying documents on a regular basis to hide that they were receiving millions of shekels in illegal donations.

By Eli Senyor


Police submitted on Tuesday its recommendation to indict three Balad MKs—Hanin Zoabi, Jamal Zahalka and Juma Azbarga—for a series of ethical criminal offenses.

The police have completed their investigation into the three parliamentarians, saying sufficient evidence has been collected to charge Zoabi, Zahalka and Azbarga with fraudulently obtaining benefits, falsification, money laundering, fraud and breach of trust, among others offenses.The Continue Reading »

Israel’s President Bars Arab MK Entry Into Residence After Meeting Terrorists’ Families


After condolence meetings with the families of Palestinian terrorists, Arab MK was not permitted entry into President Rivlin’s meeting with over 60 Arab leaders, Finance Minister & Israel’s Social Equality Minister.

By Itamar Eichner


Joint List MK Jamal Zahalka has been refused entry to the President’s Residence because of his meeting with families of terrorists.

Arab MK Jamal Zahalka at Israel’s Knesset- Photo: Alex Kolomoisky

“While unfortunately, there are those, individual Knesset Members who seek to cynically and maliciously sabotage our ability to establish trust between us (Jews and Arabs), nevertheless we are here today because we believe in our path,” Rivlin said at the meeting. Continue Reading »

Likud MK: No Classified Intel Discussed if Arab MKs on Committee

MK Yariv Levin states that ‘no one’ trusts Balad MKs with classified information, even when they’re serving on Knesset committees.

By Hezki Ezra & Tova Dvorin


Any Arab MKs to join the Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee in the 20th Knesset will not be privy to classified information, MK Yariv Levin (Likud) stated Thursday.

“The general committee will only hold discussions which do not contain classified information, whereas sub-committees will include classified intel,” he said, during an address at the Israel Democracy Institute in Tel Aviv Thursday.

“If a party insists on an MK being appointed to a committee, whether Jewish or Arab, they will get the spot, as established in the Knesset regulations,” Levin said.

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Arab MK Rejects Jews in Future State: ‘Palestine’ Jews ‘Won’t be Loyal Citizens’

Israel’s PM Netanyahu’s comment of allowing settlements to remain in future Palestine forced Arab leaders to show true racist character, as MK Zahalka explains why ‘Palestine’ cannot accept Jewish citizens.

By Gil Ronen


Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s bluff regarding the idea of leaving the Jews of Judea and Samaria inside a future state of “Palestine” – assuming it was a bluff, as sources in Netanyahu’s bureau claim – appears to be working brilliantly in exposing Palestinian hypocrisy.

According to Dani Dayan, the chief foreign envoy for the Yesha Council – a Judea and Samaria leadership forum – MK Jamal Zahalka (Balad) spoke on Haifa Radio Monday morning and rejected Netanyahu’s suggested solution – explaining that Jewish setlers who live inside “Palestine” will not be loyal citizens in the new Arab state. Continue Reading »

WATCH clip: PM Netanyahu’s response to Arab MK who said, ‘Arabs were here 1st’

Arab Knesset member rejects Jews’ claim on Israel in late-night Knesset debate: “We were here before you; we will be here after you”.

This prompts PM Netanyahu to deliver a rebuttal: “The 1st part is not true & the 2nd will never take place.”

By Israel Hayom Staff



Late Wednesday night, the Knesset voted on a bill to make the controversial “referendum law” a basic law, which would necessitate a national referendum on any peace deal that would require territorial withdrawals.

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Arab MK intimidating Arab girls who do national service, they won’t find husbands


MK Jamal Zahalka (National Democratic Assembly) threatens that not only will Israeli Arabs who perform national service be ostracized, but their marriage prospects will suffer. “This is cause for battle,” he says.

By Israel Hayom Staff

Israeli Arab Knesset member Jamal Zahalka (National Democratic Assembly) has spoken out against national service for Israeli Arabs, saying that young people who volunteer will be ostracized.

“Anyone who does national service should be ashamed,” Zahalka said on Saturday. “A young woman needs to know that if she performs national service, there is a chance no one will marry her and she will be ostracized. Continue Reading »