CTV News: Israel Passes Jewish Nation-State Bill

Jul 23, 2018 | Interview

CIC Distinguished Fellow and former Canadian ambassador to Israel, Jon Allen, was recently featured in the CTV News Channel sharing his thoughts on the so-called “nation-state” bill that Israel just passed.

The Israeli Parliament, the Knesset, passed some controversial legislation on July 17th. It’s being referred to as the “nation state” law and it defines Israel first and foremost as a Jewish state. Jon Allen explained the purpose and effects of the law and why some of Israel’s residents are upset.

Watch the full interview!