Thousands attend Arab-led rally against Israeli bill

  • Israeli Arabs hold a Palestinian flag during a protest against the Jewish nation bill in Tel Aviv, Israel, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018. The recently passed law that enshrines Israel’s Jewish character and downgrades the standing of Arabic from an official to a “special” language. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)

  • An Arab Israeli Arab man holds a sign that reads “Equality now” during a protest against the Jewish nation bill in Tel Aviv, Israel, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018. The recently passed law that enshrines Israel’s Jewish character and downgrades the standing of Arabic from an official to a “special” language. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)

TEL AVIV, Israel — Members of Israel’s Arab minority led a mass protest in central Tel Aviv on Saturday night against a contentious new law that critics say marginalizes the state’s non-Jewish citizens.

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