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Houston Hillel welcomes Druze Knesset member

Jewish Herald Voice 20 Jan 2023
Kamal-Mreeh was elected to the Knesset in 2019 as a member of the Blue and White party, making history as the first Druze woman to become a member of the Knesset ... Kamal-Mreeh gave an overview of the Druze people and religion. She emphasized the Druze people’s allegiance to the ...
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Israeli Druze Mendi Safadi resurfaces on media

The Eastern Herald 03 Jan 2023
Several years ago, Israeli Druze, who claims to be the South Asian ...
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IDF haredi unit forces 2 female soldiers, Druze solider out of base

The Jerusalem Post 02 Jan 2023
While the transfer, reported first by Haaretz, removes the controversial battalion from its friction with and problematic history of beating Palestinians in the West Bank, it will mean forcing out two female soldiers and one Druze soldier who had been serving at the base on the Syrian border.
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Israel’s National Security Minister Ben-Gvir Pledges ‘Full Support’ to Police Officers

The Algemeiner 01 Jan 2023
Israeli far-right lawmaker Itamar Ben-Gvir tours Mahane Yehuda market in the run up to Israel’s elections in Jerusalem, September 30, 2022. Photo. REUTERS/Amir Cohen ...Jews, Muslims, Christians, Druze and Circassians serve together, all Israelis, all working for one purpose ... December 31, 2022 3.55 pm. 0 ... .
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Israel Indicts Druze Soldiers for Trying to Bomb Palestinian Home

Hamodia 30 Dec 2022
Israel’s military said its prosecutor has filed indictments against two Druze soldiers who allegedly hurled an explosive device at a Palestinian home in the West Bank ... The indictment said the two defendants acted out of revenge for the abduction of the body of an Israeli Druze schoolboy in the West Bank city of Jenin on Nov.
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Druze protests in southern Syria challenge regime

The Jerusalem Post 12 Dec 2022
Protesters in the Druze city of Suwayda in southern Syria have posed a rare challenge to the Syrian regime over the last week and a half ... A report at Middle East Eye noted, “Sweida [Suwayda] enjoys semi-autonomous rule where Druze militiamen known as Rijal al-Karameh (Men of Dignity) are largely responsible for its security.”.
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Syrian regime cracks down on protests in Druze-majority Sweida

Your Middle East 06 Dec 2022
Syria is in the throes of a deep economic crisis where after a devastating conflict that killed hundreds of thousands and displaced millions, a majority of people struggles to afford food and basic goods. ... .
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The Israeli Druze Community: A Covenant of Brotherhood

The Algemeiner 06 Dec 2022
Who Are the Druze? ... The Druze in Israel ... Following the War of Independence, members of the Israeli Druze community continued to volunteer for military service until 1956, when the Israeli parliament enacted a law mandating the draft of all eligible male members of the Druze community (female Druze are exempted from military service).
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Syrian regime cracks down on protests in Druze-majority Sweida as discontent spreads

Your Middle East 05 Dec 2022
Syria is in the throes of a deep economic crisis where after a devastating conflict that killed hundreds of thousands and displaced millions, a majority of people struggles to afford food and basic goods. ... .
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Former Israeli minister: Druze tribal warfare tactics a model for Israel

Cleveland Jewish News 05 Dec 2022
Israeli Druze used tribal warfare tactics to achieve the return of the body of a youth from Palestinian body snatchers in Samaria last month, a divergence from the blueprint long followed by the Israeli government to free captive soldiers and the remains of slain Israelis ... So, the Druze pushed all sides to find a solution.
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Murdering Jews should be as unacceptable as murdering Druze - opinion

The Jerusalem Post 30 Nov 2022
Most Israelis, however, know that these barbarians returned the murdered Druze boy’s body so quickly and apologetically, thanks to threats from furious Druze ... Justifiably infuriated by this assault on the basic norms of civilization and on their people, thousands of Druze protested, blocking highways.
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Three Druze Soldiers Arrested for Throwing Explosive at Palestinian Home

Hamodia 28 Nov 2022
Three IDF Druze soldiers were arrested on Monday on suspicion of throwing an explosive device at a Palestinian home in the Beit Lechem area ... Israeli Druze Tiran Fero, 18, last week.
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3 Druze IDF soldiers arrested, suspected of hurling bombs at Palestinian home

Cleveland Jewish News 28 Nov 2022
Three Druze soldiers from the Israel Defense ForcesArmored Corps have been arrested on suspicion of hurling improvised explosive devices at a Palestinian home in the Bethlehem area overnight Monday.
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Tiran kidnapping: 3 Druze IDF soldiers throw explosive at Palestinian house

The Jerusalem Post 28 Nov 2022
Three Druze IDF soldiers were arrested on suspicion of being involved in an incident in which an explosive was thrown at a Palestinian home on Sunday night, according to the IDF Spokesperson Unit ... The kidnapping sparked much protest from the Israeli Druze communities with some demonstrators threatening to enter Jenin and take Ferro by force.
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The Israeli Druze Community Has Taught Us An Important Lesson

The Algemeiner 27 Nov 2022
Shaykh Muwaffak Tarif, spiritual leader of the Israeli Druze community, attends a conference of the Zionist Druze Movement in Herzliya, on July 16, 2018 ... Israel just received such a lesson from its Druze community. The Druze are a small and historically persecuted religious sect living mostly in northern Israel, Lebanon and parts of Syria.

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