TASK FORCE ACTIVITIES
WEBINAR RECORDING | Arab and LGBTQ in Israel: How Tahini is Sparking a National Conversation:  

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Hila Peer, Khader Abu Seif and Ohad Hizki discuss how this controversy sheds light on Arab LGBTQ realities and the opportunities it presents for Jewish-Arab LGBTQ relations and the Arab LGBTQ movement in Israel.

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WEBINAR RECORDING | Arab Citizens in Israeli Politics: Unity Government, Corona Crisis and Recent Escalations:  

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Hear from Fida Na'ar Tabony and Ron Gerlitz about this moment in Arab political history.

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Task Force Quarterly Update | June 2020:  

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Our quarterly newsletter covers the COVID-19 crisis, emergency unity government elections, events and presentations, recent publications, and missions in Israel. 

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ISRAEL UPDATES
Already at Crisis Levels, Violent Crime in Arab Communities Rises under Corona Stress:  

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Social confinement and the loss of jobs and income has led to an uptick in domestic and social violence and organized crime.

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Second COVID-19 outbreak in Israel: Impact on Arab society:  

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After maintaining low numbers of infection rates, Arab society is seeing an increase in confirmed cases during a second wave.

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Israel Employment Service Report Excerpts: May 2020 Unemployment:  

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The IES compared changes in unemployment rates based on religion, profession and locale following the second month of the Coronavirus crisis.   

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Four Israeli women whove broken new political ground
The Washington Post August 7, 2020
In Israel, first hijab-wearing lawmaker hopes to build bridges
The Christain Science Monitor July 27, 2020