Abdel Rahman Zuabi

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Abdel Rahman Zuabi (Arabic: عبدالرحمن زعبي‎‎, Hebrew: עבד אל-רחמן זועבי‎; November 19, 1932 – September 12, 2014) (also Abd-er-Rahman Zoabi) was an Israeli Arab judge. In 1999, he served as an Israeli Supreme Court justice.[1]


Abdel Rahman Zuabi was born in Sulam, an Israeli Arab village in northern Israel near Afula. He was the first Arab to graduate from Tel Aviv University's School of Law and Economics. Zuabi served as a deputy chief of the district court in Nazareth in 1996 - 2002.[2] On March 3, 1999, he was appointed to the Israeli Supreme Court for a nine-month term, becoming the first Arab justice to serve on the court.[3]

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