Special forces from Israel’s Border Police suppressing the demonstration against house demolitions and for housing rights held in Jerusalem on Tuesday, March 14. In the circle, MK Yousef Jabareen as he is being assaulted by a border policeman.

Border Police Assault MK Jabareen at Protest over Home Demolitions

About 200 demonstrators from Arab communities throughout Israel held a protest against home demolitions outside the Ministry of Finance in Jerusalem on Tuesday, March 14,  as legislators in the nearby Knesset discussed a draft of the proposed “Kaminitz bill” that would increase penalties for and tighten enforcement against “illegal construction.” The Committee of the Heads…

A gift for the Education Ministry Bennet: an Arabic alphabet

MK Jabareen Blasts Education Minister Over Failure to Translate Arab Pupils’ Diplomas into Arabic

MK Yousef Jabareen (Hadash – Joint List) blasted Minister of Education Naftali Bennett on Wednesday, March 1, over the failure of his ministry to translate Arab pupils’ high school diplomas from Hebrew to Arabic, something which makes it more difficult for them apply to universities and colleges in Arabic-speaking countries. Jabareen (Hadash – Joint List)…

Bulldozers demolish houses and agriculture structures in the unrecognized Bedouin village of Umm al Hiran, Negev desert, Israel, January 18, 2017.

Odeh: Israel Bulldozes Democracy

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel is expected to visit Washington this week to meet with President Trump, presumably to discuss the political philosophy they share: power through hate and fear. A government that bars refugees and Muslims from entering the United States has much in common with one that permits Israeli settlers to steal…