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Arab Israelis Seen as ‘Next Growth Engine’ for Startup Nation


Israel is known as the “Startup Nation”, but not all of its citizens have benefited equally from the astronomical wealth creation in sectors like defense, clean energy, medical devices and cybersecurity. Especially the nearly 21 percent of the citizenry who are Arabs – which casts doubts on the nation’s reputation for inclusivity, and could eventually stall growth for a nation of just 9 million people, leaders say. The Israeli government is recognizing that and has announced a …

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