MK Ayman Odeh is head of the Joint List, the third largest parliamentary group in the 20th Knesset, and chairs the Lobby for Culture in the Knesset. He is a member of the House Committee and the Labor, Welfare and Health Committee. Since 2015, Odeh has been member of the board of directors of the Mahmoud Darwish Foundation.
Our Voice of the Week is Ms. Iraq 2017 who travelled to Israel last week to speak at the AJC Global Forum 2018 about her hopes for the future of the Middle East. Sarah Idan’s family was forced to flee Iraq after an Instagram photo with Israel’s contestant Adar Gandelsman went viral last year.