Today, Live Zoom Conversation in English with MK Touma-Sliman

For the fourth time in three years, far-right Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has assembled an alliance of ultra-capitalists, Kahanists, and religious fundamentalists towards the upcoming election. However, when voting on March 23 for the 24th Knesset, remember that the Joint List is the only Arab-Jewish democratic option. Today, Tuesday, March2, a Zoom conversation in English will…

Anti-Netanyahu Black Flag protesters demonstrate near Ketura, a kibbutz located north of Eilat in the Arabah desert, Saturday, February 20, 2021.

Activists Assaulted as Thousands Protest a Month before Elections

Thousands gathered on Saturday, February 20, throughout Israel for the 35th week in a row to protest corruption and the far-right government’s mismanaged response to the coronavirus epidemic; this less than two weeks after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appeared in court on February 8, to respond to charges of bribery, fraud and breach of trust in three…

The Central Elections Committee convened in Jerusalem on Wednesday, February 17, to debate and vote on the disqualification petitions submitted by Otzma Yehudit aimed at delegitimizing Arab representation in Israel's Knesset.

Central Elections Committee Nixes Disqualifying Joint List Candidates

The Knesset’s Central Elections Committee (CED) convened on Wednesday, February 17, and rejected petitions by the fascist and racist Otzma Yehudit (“Jewish Power”) party to disqualify the Joint List and Ra’am from running in the March 23 general elections for the Knesset. The committee is made up of representatives of factions in the outgoing Knesset. Otzma Yehudit…

Arab-Druze citizens of Syria demonstrate against Israel’s occupation and annexation of the Golan Heights, Majdal Shams, Sunday, February 14, 2021.

Golan Height’s Arab-Druze Protest 39 Years since Israel’s Annexation

Arab-Druze citizens of Syria residing in the occupied Golan Heights commemorated on Sunday, February 14, the 39th anniversary of their general strike to protest the illegal occupation and unilateral annexation of that territory by Israel.  In Sunday’s demonstrations, hundreds took part in marches and rallies, carrying Syrian national flags, in the Arab-Druze town of Majdal…

Greek PM Mitsotakis and Israeli PM Netanyahu speak at a press conference following their talks on Monday, February 8.

KKE: Tightening of Greek-Israeli Relations Counters Peoples’ Needs

A high-profile Greek delegation, headed by Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, landed in Israel on Monday, February 8, to discuss regional matters with Israeli officials, including: coordinating policy on the EastMed pipeline which will connect the Leviathan gas fields in Israel’s territorial waters to Cyprus, Greece and eventually Europe; weapons and knowledge sales; the investment by Israeli…

Protesters call for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's resignation on Monday, February 8 outside the Jerusalem courthouse where his trial is about to resume. The caption beneath the live broadcast image reads: "Prime Minister Netanyahu is about to arrive at court."

Protesters Carry “Crime Minister” Banners outside Netanyahu’s Trial

Hundreds demonstrated on Monday, February 8, outside Jerusalem’s district courthouse where far-right Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s corruption trial has resumed after more than a half-year hiatus. Among the banners and signs carried by protesters were ones reading “Crime Minister,” one of the leading anti-Netanyahu organizations. The prime minister pleaded not guilty as he appeared before…

Asaf Agmon (72), a well known activist in the anti-Netanyahu protests and head of the Ein Matzav ("No Way") Movement, lost consciousness after being slammed by police in Jerusalem, Saturday, February 6, 2021.

Thousands Protest vs. Netanyahu’s Corruption and Ethic Cleansing

Thousands of citizens of Israel showed up to protest against far-right Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at sites throughout the country, among them outside his official residence in Jerusalem, on Saturday evening, February 6, for the 33rd consecutive week. In Caesarea, hundreds marched to Netanyahu’s private residence, calling on him to resign. Other demonstrations were held in…