Communist Party of Israel

Racist MK Bezalel Smotrich, a settler in the Palestinian occupied territories who leads the far-right Religious Zionism alliance in the Knesset, warned on Wednesday, April 7, only hours before the start of Holocaust Remembrance Day, that he would “make sure” that prominent Joint List lawmaker MK Ahmad Tibi (Ta’al), and other Muslims would not remain in Israel if they didn’t recognize that the “land [of Israel] belongs to the Jews.” Tibi responded by calling Smotrich a racist in German. MK Ahmad Tibi voting in Taybe, March 23, 2021 (Photo: Joint List) Earlier in the day, Tibi gave an interview with Radio 103FM, during which he was asked his opinion on remarks made by the chief rabbi of Safed, Shmuel Eliyahu, an outspoken and racist religious Zionist figure, who in 2019 said, “The land of Israel vomits out the Arabs.” Tibi called Eliyahu “racist garbage,” and added, “I despise him. A rabbi…

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Smotrich Threatens to Banish Joint List MK Ahmad Tibi, Other Arabs