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Arab-Jewish wedding makes waves in Tel Aviv

A wedding party of Morel Malcha, a Jewish, and Mahmoud Mansour, an Arab-Israeli, held on August 17, 2014, in the Israeli coastal city of Rishon Letzion, increased tensions among Israelis who are both in support and against the marriage.

Arab-Jewish wedding makes waves in Tel Aviv
Israelis gather in opposition to the right-wing Organization for Prevention of Assimilation in the Holy Land (LEHAVA), and in support of Mahmoud Mansour, an Arab-Israeli, and Morel Malcha, a Jewish, outside the wedding hall where they got married on August 17, 2014 in the Israeli coastal city of Rishon Letzion. Hebrew writing on sign reads 'Congratulations to Mahmoud and Morel.' (AFP/Getty Images)
Arab-Jewish wedding makes waves in Tel Aviv
Israelis gather in opposition to the right-wing Organization for Prevention of Assimilation in the Holy Land (LEHAVA), and in support of Mahmoud Mansour, an Arab-Israeli, and Morel Malcha, a Jewish, outside the wedding hall where they got married on August 17, 2014 in the Israeli coastal city of Rishon Letzion. Hebrew writing on sign reads 'Congratulations to Mahmoud and Morel.' (AFP/Getty Images)
Arab-Jewish wedding makes waves in Tel Aviv
Israelis gather in opposition to the right-wing Organization for Prevention of Assimilation in the Holy Land (LEHAVA), and in support of Mahmoud Mansour, an Arab-Israeli, and Morel Malcha, a Jewish, outside the wedding hall where they got married on August 17, 2014 in the Israeli coastal city of Rishon Letzion. Hebrew writing on sign reads 'Congratulations to Mahmoud and Morel.' (AFP/Getty Images)
Arab-Jewish wedding makes waves in Tel Aviv
Israeli supporters of the right-wing Organization for Prevention of Assimilation in the Holy Land (LEHAVA) protest outside the wedding hall where Mahmoud Mansour, an Arab-Israeli, and Morel Malcha, a Jewish, got married on August 17, 2014 in the Israeli coastal city of Rishon Letzion. Hebrew writing on sign reads 'Assimilation is the genocide of the Jewish people.' (AFP/Getty Images)
Arab-Jewish wedding makes waves in Tel Aviv
Israeli supporters of the right-wing Organization for Prevention of Assimilation in the Holy Land (LEHAVA) scuffle with police during a demonstration outside the wedding hall where Mahmoud Mansour, an Arab-Israeli, and Morel Malcha, a Jewish, got married on August 17, 2014 in the Israeli coastal city of Rishon Letzion. (AFP/Getty Images)
Arab-Jewish wedding makes waves in Tel Aviv
An Israeli supporter of the right-wing Organization for Prevention of Assimilation in the Holy Land (LEHAVA) is detained by police during a demonstration outside the wedding hall where Mahmoud Mansour, an Arab-Israeli, and Morel Malcha, a Jewish, got married on August 17, 2014 in the Israeli coastal city of Rishon Letzion. (AFP/Getty Images)
Arab-Jewish wedding makes waves in Tel Aviv
An Israeli supporter of the right-wing Organization for Prevention of Assimilation in the Holy Land (LEHAVA) is detained by police during a demonstration outside the wedding hall where Mahmoud Mansour, an Arab-Israeli, and Morel Malcha, a Jewish, got married on August 17, 2014 in the Israeli coastal city of Rishon Letzion. (AFP/Getty Images)