Hundreds of social workers as they demonstrate and block Pal-Yam Street in Haifa, last Thursday, December 6.

Social Workers Suspend Services in Northern Israel and Jerusalem Area

Social workers’ resumed their sanctions against the state on Sunday, December 9, after a month during which they refrained from doing so while awaiting the results of negotiations between their representatives and the Finance Ministry. As of Sunday, all welfare services in Jerusalem were suspended indefinitely to exert pressure, on the Finance Ministry, as similarly…

Hebrew University of Jerusalem students demonstrate against the eviction of Palestinian residents from their homes.

Sunday: Solidarity Demonstration with East Jerusalem Palestinians Threatened with Home Evictions

A demonstration in solidarity with Palestinian residents of occupied East Jerusalem threatened with eviction orders will be held tomorrow, Sunday, December 9. The group of peace activists organizing the demonstration has written: “This Hanukkah we shall drive away the darkness, not Palestinian families from their homes. Together we will resist home demolitions! We say no…

Relatives of the late Samer Khatib, a victim of male violence, display photographs of her during the mass rally held in Rabin Square in Tel Aviv on Tuesday night, December 4.

Nationwide Strike & Mass Rally to Protest Governmental Inaction towards Violence against Women

Tens of thousands of women and men, Jews and Arabs participated in a general strike across Israel on Tuesday evening, December 4, declaring a “state of emergency” to protest the far-right government’s inaction towards violence against women. The strike, which included demonstrations, direct actions, and vigils for women who have been murdered, took place in Tel Aviv,…

Racist banners near the city: "Afula is not for sale"

Interior Ministry Finds No Fault in City Council’s Oath to Maintain Afula’s “Jewish Character”

The Interior Ministry has announced that it will take no action regarding the addition made to the Afula City Council’s swearing-in ceremony, in which the newly elected council members pledged to “maintain the city’s Jewish character.” In response to a query by Haaretz on whether the ministry was planning to intervene and whether the council’s pledge…