Master Sgt. Sabreen Saadi. (Twitter/Ofir Gendelman) Twitter/Ofir Gendelman
Master Sgt. Sabreen Saadi

Sabreen Saadi is set become the first hijab-wearing Muslim woman to attain the rank of lieutenant in the Israel Police.

By Karys Rhea, The Algemeiner

“I always love to share stories about Arab Israelis since their stories are seldom heard in international media,” Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Arab media spokesperson, Ofir Gendelman, tweeted on Monday. “Congrats to Master Sgt. Sabreen Saadi, a Hijab-wearing Muslim police officer, who will soon become a lieutenant with the Israeli police!

Saadi comes from a traditional Muslim family in a Bedouin town in northern Israel. She told Yediot Ahronot she had received some threats from others in her community over her choice of career path, but said she was not deterred, stating, “I fear only God.”

Since 2016, when the Israeli government established a special unit aimed at improving policing and security in the country’s Arab communities, more than 600 Arab men and 55 Arab women have enlisted in the Israel Police. Eight new police stations have been established in the Arab sector, with the intention of adding ten more.

PLANT FRUIT TREES IN ISRAEL BEFORE SABBATICAL BEGINS!

HELP ISRAELI FARMERS PLANT NOW - BEFORE SHMITA!

TIME RUNNING OUT to make the Land even more fruitful while helping Israeli farmers offset financial losses from Covid, Hamas arson fires and the upcoming Sabbatical year.

“…the seventh year shall be a complete rest for the Land…”
“…I will ordain My blessing for you…” (Leviticus 25:4,21)

CLICK TO PLANT YOUR FRUIT TREES IN ISRAEL TODAY, BEFORE IT'S TOO LATE!