Benny Gantz Vows to ‘Correct’ Nation-state Law


Former army chief Benny Gantz said Monday he would “do anything in his power to correct” Israel’s nation-state law, making his first public statement since he registered his party ahead of the April 9 election.

Gantz, seen as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s main contender, spoke to dozens of Israeli Druze who protested outside his home in Rosh Ha’ayin against the controversial law.

Gantz said the legislation, approved in the Knesset by a narrow margin in July, should “express the deep, inseparable connection” between Israel’s Jewish and Druze communities, “not only in combat, bit in life, too; not only in hardships, but in good times too. We’ll do it together.”


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