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>> Back hold to Israel's most integrated minority. But right now the Druze are feeling angry and marginalized. And they want something done about it. The Druze who practice a worship of Islam don't know where they stand, following Israel's new nation's state law. It declares only Jews have the right to self determination in the country.
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On local TV, this Israeli Druze reporter expressed his dismay.>> We always tell ourselves in private that we are like the common law wife of the state of Israel. Giving a lot and receiving little. The nation's state law told us that actually we have been the mistress of the Jewish people.
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For 70 years we supplied security services to the Jewish state, to the Jewish people. But we're a 70 year old mistress whose time is over. Who you can throw out to the street, and the state of Israel can go on, as usual.>> International criticism, too, Turkey called the new law racist.
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For Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, he says its needed to fend off Palestinian challengers to Jewish self-determination. But the Druze's reaction is prompting a rethink. Members of the minority are active in the media in Israel and in mainstream governance. They're also drafted by the military, unlike other Arab minorities who often identify as Palestinians.
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Now, there are calls for them to stop serving in uniform. A committee including ministers, officials and Druze community leaders at discussing and enshrining the Jews special status in Israel. But the Druze are divided ever whether that will enough to calm tensions.