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2013 Israeli elections map: mostly-Islamist party win most Arab towns

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Submitted by Pez Dispenser (Israel), Jan 23, 2013 at 06:12

Dr. Pipes, what do you make of yesterday's Israeli election results in regards to Israeli Arab/ Israeli Jew relations?

Here's a map of Israel (in Hebrew) with the 2013 election results for each town and city:

http://www.youtube.com/2013ynet?x=/map

In most of the Arab towns across the country and especially along the Green Line, the party called "The United Arab List/ Raam-Ta'al" (khaki color) won a plurality of votes, leaving their competitors lagging behind. According to Wikipedia, "The southern faction of the Islamic Movement is now the dominant force in the party, whilst other factions include the Arab National Party."

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_Arab_List

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Daniel Pipes replies:

Interesting map. It appears that the Israeli Arab population is ever-more alienated.

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