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…

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…

"We are the economic crisis – The student struggle to decrease tuition payments"

Israel’s Unemployed near 1 Million

At the start of the month of October, the number of active jobseekers registered with Israel’s Employment Service Bureau was close to 1 million – or 995,700, 25 % of the workforce. However, as the lockdown was eased towards the end of the month the number had declined to 940,300. These data appear to be…

"How to find a job during the time of the Corona virus"

Unemployment in Israel Is at 23%

Some 23% of workers in Israel, 938,000 people, were unemployed at the height of the second coronavirus lockdown, according to the Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS). The statistics refer to the first half of October and are based on a poll of the workforce. In the month before the second lockdown, unemployment was at 11.5%,…

COVID-19 testing station

Nearly One Million Unemployed

As of Sunday, October 18, a total of 980,370 workers in Israel were unemployed — almost a quarter of the workforce, which numbers some 4 million, including 628,344 who have been furloughed and are still not back at their workplaces.   An Employment Service report said that during September, women and young people were more likely to…