MK Bezalel Smotrich, appointed by PM Benjamin Netanyahu this week to be Transportation Minister in the interim government, in an election poster for the United Right bloc. The slogan reads: "Committed to More."

Hadash Blasts Netanyahu Naming of Smotrich & Co. to Government

Knesset members from Hadash vehemently attacked the appointment of the racist settler, MK Bezalel Smotrich, as interim Transportation Minister and member of the political-security cabinet in the interim Netanyahu government. Following the announcement of the appointment of the chair of the United Right bloc, along with that of MK Rabbi Rafi Peretz, the chairperson of HaBayit…

Racist banners near the city: "Afula is not for sale"

Interior Ministry Finds No Fault in City Council’s Oath to Maintain Afula’s “Jewish Character”

The Interior Ministry has announced that it will take no action regarding the addition made to the Afula City Council’s swearing-in ceremony, in which the newly elected council members pledged to “maintain the city’s Jewish character.” In response to a query by Haaretz on whether the ministry was planning to intervene and whether the council’s pledge…

Palestinians in Gaza hold aloft posters in support of imprisoned Palestinian leader Marwan Barghouti during a sit-in at the offices of the International Committee of the Red Cross.

Marwan Barghouti Interested in Running for PNA Presidency

Hadash MK Youssef Jabareen (Joint List) met with the imprisoned Palestinian Fatah leader Marwan Barghouti at the Hadarim Prison on Thursday, August 18. According to Al Ittihad, the daily newspaper of the Communist Party of Israel, Barghouti told Jabareen that he is seriously considering running against Mahmoud Abbas (Abu Maazen) for the presidency/chairmanship of the…