MK Dov Khenin during this past year’s May Day parade in Tel Aviv with the Hadash banner calling for "Equality" in Hebrew and Arabic

Knesset Drops MK Khenin’s Equality in Housing Bill

On Wednesday, December 23, the Knesset defeated a bill for equality in housing for Arabs, Ethiopians, Mizrahi and LGBTs. The bill proposed that, when selling or renting a property, apartment owners not be allowed to discriminate based of sexual orientation, gender, nationality, race, religion, country of origin, views, political affiliation, personal status, parenthood or disability.…

Jaffa Luxury Apartment Complex is “for Jews Only”

A new luxury apartment complex under construction in the Ajami neighborhood of Jaffa is only offering homes to Jewish buyers, Channel 10 television reported last week. The “Yopea” project includes 63 housing units with a communal private courtyard, and is located in Ajami, in the southern part of the city. The alleged discrimination was discovered two…