Why a Druze is the Jewish Agency’s Next Emissary

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We’re Curious…

The Jewish Agency — which works to strengthen connections between Jews across the globe and Israel — just announced its newest emissary to the U.S.: Gadeer Kamal-Mreeh, an Israeli Druze woman who previously served in the Knesset. Mreeh’s appointment is unprecedented, and many would be surprised that a person representing the Jewish agency is, well, not Jewish.

But here’s why this appointment is actually not that surprising: Mre...

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