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One Case Where an Arab Israeli Has More Rights than a Jewish Israeli

11/18/2013 11:54am ET | Updated January 23, 2014
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When filming, I spend a lot of time sitting in the car while the crew is getting a particular shot. In the Holy Land, there are fascinating things to observe wherever you pull over. And with the luxury of a local guide at my side, all of my questions can be addressed. Roughly a fifth of all Israelis are not Jewish, but Arab Israelis -- mostly Muslim. While they have equal rights on paper, most Arab Israelis would say they feel like second-class citizens. But in this clip, our guide Abie explains how, in one interesting way, Arab Israelis have more rights than Jewish Israelis.