"[The law is] racist, massively harmful to fundamental human rights and contravenes international human rights norms, especially those forbidding laws that constitute a racist constitution… Any law that denies Palestinians their civil and national rights is racist, colonialist and illegitimate," the petition said, as quoted by the outlet.
The newspaper added that the nation-state law had been adopted as basic law, meaning that it would be harder to repeal it, compared to an ordinary law.
The outlet added that three petitions had already been filed to the Supreme Court demanding to repeal the law as unconstitutional.
The law, which was passed by Knesset in July, stipulates that only Jews living in the country have a right to self-determination while Arabs, who make up about 20 percent of the country's population, have been deprived of the same right. The law also declares Hebrew the only official language with Arabic losing the statues and becoming a language with a "special status."