Among the participants in Saturday night’s mass demonstration in Tel-Aviv, from left to right in the front line of march: MK Youssef Jabareen (Joint List-Hadash), MK Michal Rozin (Meretz), Meretz leader MK Zehava Galon, Joint List chairman MK Ayman Odeh (Hadash), and the Secretary General of the Communist Party of Israel, Adel Amer; in the second line, center, MK Dov Khenin (Joint List - Hadash) holds a sign aloft: “Building an opposition; building hope.”

Thousands in Tel-Aviv Protest New Racist Defense Minister Liberman

Thousands rallied in central Tel Aviv on Saturday night, May 28, to protest Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s appointment of Israel Beytenu’s racist head, Avigdor Liberman, as Israel’s new defense minister in last week’s coalition shakeup. Carrying Red, Palestinian and Israeli flags, protesters marched towards the Tel Aviv Likud party headquarters on King George street chanting:…

Author David Grossman speaking at a emonstration against this summer’s brutal Israeli military action in the Gaza Strip

Oz, Grossman, Yehoshua to European Parliaments — “Recognize Palestine!”

Renowned Israeli authors Amos Oz, David Grossman, and A.B. Yehoshua have added their signatures to a petition calling on European parliaments to recognize a Palestinian state. In doing so, the three writers have joined some 800 additional Israeli signers of the petition including Nobel Prize Laureate Daniel Kahneman, former Knesset Speaker Avraham Burg, former Minister of…

Next Weekend in Tel-Aviv: Eighth Annual Marx Conference

The Eighth Annual Marx Conference, devoted to “Marxism in Israel and Palestine,” will take place in Tel-Aviv next Saturday, November 22, under the auspices of the Hagada Hasmalit (Left Bank) Alternative Cultural Center. Summaries of the lectures given during the conference will be published on the Hebrew website of Hagada Hasmalit. The conference will be…

Issam Makhoul (in the middle of the picture) in a demonstration against nuclear weapons in New York (photo: United Nations)

Conference for a Middle East free of nuclear weapons

The Emil Touma Institute for Palestinian and Israeli Studies and the Rosa Luxemburg Foundation, Israel Office, invite you to an international conference:  “For a Middle East Free of Nuclear Weapons and Weapons of Mass Destruction”, tomorrow, Thursday, December 5, at the Dan Panorama Hotel, Sderot Hanassi 107, Haifa; and on Friday, December 6, at the Tikotin…

A Hadash banner in Hebrew and Arabic: "Equality" (Activestills)

Demonstrators march in Tel Aviv against Prawer Plan

Thousands marched through the streets of Tel Aviv Saturday night in protest of the Prawer Plan. Alongside Tel Aviv residents, demonstrators were bused in from Arab villages and cities in the Galilee and the Negev to gather in Habima Square. Most of the demonstrators were affiliated with Hadash, a few with Meretz and many more…

The seventh annual Marx Conference in Tel-Aviv

The sixth annual Marx Conference, devoted to “Left Perspectives on the International Crisis of Capitalism” took place in Tel Aviv on May 2012 under the auspices of Hagada Hasmalit (Left Bank) Alternative Cultural Center. In addition to 25 panelists, approximately three hundred people participated in the meetings and discussions. Summaries of lectures were published in…