Demonstrators from the "Crime Minister" movement block the entrance to the offices of Israel's Foreign Ministry in Jerusalem, the venue of the weekly cabinet meeting, Sunday, June 7. The banner paraphrases a passage from a Jewish High Holiday prayer that speaks about "removing evil government" from the world.

Anti-Corona Law Protesters Block Entrance to Weekly Cabinet Forum

Pro-democracy demonstrators from the “Crime Minister” group sat down and blocked the entrance to the headquarters of Israel’s Foreign Ministry in Jerusalem on Sunday morning, June 7, prior to and during the cabinet’s weekly meeting. The protesters formed a human chain to protest the proposed “Corona Bill” and far-right Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, accusing him of…

Two of the Hadash activists who participated in the demonstration organized by the Black Flag Movement on Saturday evening, April 25, Tel Aviv's Rabin Square; the Hadash placard reads "When the government is against the people, the people are against the government."

Thousands Denounce Netanyahu/ Gantz Coalition Deal in Tel Aviv

Thousands gathered in Tel Aviv’s Rabin Square Saturday night, April 25, for the latest “Black Flag” demonstration to protest the erosion of Israeli democracy under far-right Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s leadership. Speakers detailed for the audience how the new coalition deal threatens to trample Israel’s quasi-constitutional Basic Laws and destroys the authority of the Knesset. At…

MK Odeh: For Most Israeli Citizens, the Unity Deal is a Slap in the Face

Israel’s rival leaders broke the country’s unprecedented political impasse Monday evening, April 20, when far-right Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and former challenger MK Benny Gantz announced that they had signed a deal to join forces and form a unity government. The new ruling coalition will be characterized by neoliberal economic policies and the advancement and strengthening…