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Israel's next election is just a rumor the way and this drew's woman is poised to become the first female from high Arabic speaking minority to serve in parliament posed to say to Dave Murray is all but guaranteed a seat she is running for the centrist blue and white policy led by former armed forces chief Benny Gantz he's the main opponent of prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu the cook off Marie is a former television anchor with Israel's public road Costa and says how life is being a series of us the minority women in the country she was the first non Jewish woman to anchor Hebrew language news brought calls and she says she's faced criticism from some people in her conservative community who see journalism as I'm so usable work for women it wasn't easy it at all at first I remember when I started the to work as a journalist nine years ago not everybody like kids and I remember even when they %HESITATION religious member approach my parents and he said that this is not appropriate to work in this field as a gruesome on overtime Marie one support from trees elders including its spiritual leader in Israel more than a hundred and forty thousand trees live in Israel making up just under two percent of the population Marie says she's hoping to what towards legislation making all citizens equal the election takes place on April ninth opinion polls predict the blue and white because he will win thirty five seats ahead of Netanyahu's Likud who are predicted to get though she bought it remains unclear which policy will be able to put together a governing coalition Israel's future