Al-Midan Arabic-language theatre in Haifa

Amid Protests Culture Minister Regev Revokes Funding for al-Midan Theatre in Haifa

Culture Minister Miri Regev (Likud) decided on Tuesday, June 16, to freeze state funding for the al-Midan Arabic-language theatre. For months, the Haifa theatre has been staging the controversial play A Parallel Time. Earlier this month, Education Minister Naftali Bennett (HaBayit HaYehudi) removed the play from the educational culture stipend, stating that Israeli school-children should…

Activists protest outside racist MK Regev’s home

Dozens of activists gather on Saturday on Likud MK’s Miri Regev doorstep, observe moment of silence in protest of her inciting and racist statements against African migrants and refugees. Some 25 of Regev’s and Likud supporters arrived on the scene, and responded to the silent protest by shouting abusive and more racist comments at the…

A demonstration in the Negev against murder of women

Knesset Rejects Bill to Combat Violence against Women

Despite weeks of extensive public protest over violence against women, the far-right coalition brought down on Wednesday, November 21, an opposition-sponsored bill proposed by Chairwoman of the Knesset’s Committee on the Status of Women and Gender Equality, Hadash MK Aida Touma-Sliman (Joint List), to combat the phenomenon. The opposition bill proposal was formulated in the…