Saturday night’s protest against the opening of the US embassy in Jerusalem: "Jerusalem Belongs to Us All,"

Hundreds Protest Opening of US Embassy in Jerusalem Today

Hundreds of Israelis marched through downtown Jerusalem Saturday night, May 12, to protest against the politically volatile moves of the United States next week that will increase tensions with the Palestinians and the Arab World.  The protesters marched from King George Street downtown to the Old City’s Jaffa Gate. Along the way, they chanted slogans:…

Ushers brawl with Joint List lawmakers to take away the latter’s signs declaring "Jerusalem is the capital of Palestine” before ousting them from the Knesset plenum during US Vice President Mike Pence’s speech in Jerusalem on January 22, 2018.

Ministers Rebuked for Calling Joint List MKs “Traitors” & “Terrorists”

The Knesset Ethics Committee reprimanded two cabinet ministers on Monday, March 12, for branding lawmakers from the Joint List “terrorists” and “traitors.” The committee also acknowledged that the Joint List MKs had breached protocol when they disrupted US Vice President Mike Pence’s speech to the Knesset on January 22. MKs from the Joint List held…

Detention of young Palestinian in East Jerusalem by Israeli Border Police, December 2017 (Photo: Activestills)

Knesset Passes Law Allowing State to Revoke Permanent Residency Status of Jerusalem’s Palestinians

The Knesset passed a law Wednesday, March 7, allowing the Minister of the Interior to revoke the permanent residency status of Palestinians living in occupied East Jerusalem who “engage in terror or other anti-Israel activities.” Furthermore, under this law, the state can deport anyone whose permanent residency status has been withdrawn. Specifically, the government-sponsored law…

Thousands marched through Jerusalem on Saturday night calling on the far-right government to halt plans to deport African refugees.

Thousands March in Jerusalem against Mass Deportation Plans

Thousands of people marched through the streets of Jerusalem on Saturday night, February 10, calling on the far-right government to halt plans to deport nearly 40,000 African refugees and asylum-seekers. The protesters, both Israelis and refugees, held aloft signs reading: “No to forced deportations”; “Standing alongside south Tel Aviv”; “We are willing to accept refugees”;…