Israeli Knesset passes Jewish nation-state law | Israel News | Al Jazeera

Israeli Knesset passes Jewish nation-state law

Israeli Knesset passes Jewish nation-state law

    Israel has passed a law that, for the first time, declares the country to be “the nation-state of the Jewish people”.

    The legislation also downgrades the status of the Arabic language and encourages the development of Jewish settlement.

     

    Al Jazeera's Joao da Silva reports.


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