Saeed al-Harumi

Saeed al-Harumi (also spelled Alkharoumi), born in the Negev village of Segev Shalom, in 1972, is the deputy chairman of Ra’am. He was first elected to the Knesset in August 2017. He acted as the head of the Supreme Steering Committee of Negev Arabs, vocally opposing the destruction of Bedouin tenements, and has also supported the recognition of unrecognised Negev villages.

Al-Harumi has stated that his primary intentions in the Knesset was the improvement of educational facilities in unrecognized villages, the betterment of the treatment of the Bedouin community, as well as improvements in the economic development of Israel’s Arab and Bedouin populations. To achieve these aims, he asserted his readiness to collaborate with all Knesset members.