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Mansour Abbas’s star turn rattles Israeli politics

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Mansour Abbas, head of Israel's conservative Islamic Raam party, speaks in his capacity as Knesset deputy speaker during a plenum session on the state budget on Sept. 2, 2021.

Arab legislator charts new course in Israeli politics

Mansour Abbas, head of the United Arab List (Ra’am Party), has taken Israeli politics in new directions. No Arab politician has had anything like the impact he has on Israeli politics. And  because of his star turn as a power broker and deal maker, and his willingness to speak out, he’s now in the spotlight.

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