MembersArab Zionism: The Fall-Out From the Abraham Accords

“Jews are not settlers or conquerors in the Land of Israel. Believing so would be detrimental to the Islamic faith”

By Yochanan Visser | | Topics: Abraham Accords
UAE Ambassador Mohamed Al Khaja with Israel President Isaac Herzog. That an Arab state as important as the UAE fully normalized relations with Israel opened the way for Arab Zionists to go public. Photo: Miriam Alster/Flash90

Is there such a thing as Arab Zionism? You can read below that this exists, and the phenomenon is expanding.

In 2021, relations between Jews and Arabs within Israel deteriorated markedly as evidenced by the extreme violence in mixed-population cities during the war in May last year and the continued stoning of cars owned by Jewish Israelis in Arab Jerusalem.

However, outside of Israel, there seems to be a very promising revolution in relations between the Jewish state and Arab countries, including those at the micro-level.

Since the signing of the so-called Abraham Accords in September 2020, much has changed in the relationship between Israel and a number of Arab countries. This is clearly observable at the macro level but also at the micro-level (more on that later).


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