Is Israel’s Jewish nation-state bill discriminatory?

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Safeguarding a Jewish majority even at the expense of human rights – what does it even mean in Israel? And has the country gone too far?

'Nationalistic and discriminatory' - just some of the ways critics have described Israel's proposed new bill to legally define Israel as a Jewish nation state. Will the Knesset be able to push it through?

At the Roundtable was Huwaida Arraf, co-founder of the International Solidarity Movement, an organisation focused on supporting Palestinians in the Israeli-Palestine conflict; Yossi Melman, an Israeli writer and journalist who specialises in security affairs; Michael Daventry, a journalist for the Jewish Chronicle; and Ben White, journalist and author of ‘Cracks in the Wall: Beyond Apartheid in Palestine/Israel’.

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