Celebrity Jewish-Arab wedding stirs mixed feelings in Israel

Lucy Aharish and Tsahi Halevi pose for a photo at their wedding party in Hadera, Israel October 11, 2018. REUTERS/Meggie Vilensky

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – A surprise celebrity wedding bridging Israel’s Jewish-Muslim divide drew mixed public reaction on Thursday in a country where such inter-marriage is extremely rare. Wednesday’s nuptials of Tsahi Halevi, an Arabic-fluent Jewish actor, and Lucy Aharish, a Muslim anchor on a top Hebrew news show, followed a four-year romance that, friends said, they […]

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