A convoy of cars of members from the "Black Flag" protest movement arrives at Kibbutz Givat Haim to protest outside the home of Israeli Resilience MK Ram Shefa, March 28, 2020.

Demonstrations Continue against the Far-Right “Unity Government”

Hundreds of demonstrators belonging to the “Black Flag” movement drove on Saturday, March 28, to the homes of several MKs from Benny Gantz’s Israel Resilience party to protest his unanticipated decision Thursday, March 26, to join a far-right “unity government” under racist Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. A unity deal between the racist Likud and Israel Resilience…

Hadash MK Aida Touma-Sliman, former head the Knesset's Committee on the Status of Women and Gender Equality, will now chair the Special Committee for Labor and Welfare.

Joint List to Lead 2 Committees in Knesset: Labor & Social Welfare and Reduction of Crime & Violence

After right-wing members of the Knesset walked out of an overnight vote on the formation the crucial parliamentary Arrangements Committee, on Monday, March 24, center and left MKs pushed ahead with the creation of special oversight bodies, including one to monitor the handling of the COVID-19 crisis Blue & White lawmaker Avi Nissenkorn will head up…

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Speaker of the Knesset Yuli Edelstein in the parliamentary plenum

Opposition to Attempt Taking Control of Knesset Speakership

Hopes of the Likud to form a “Zionist national emergency government” to perpetuate racist PM Benjamin Netanyahu’s hold on power appeared dampened on Friday, March 14, as the largest opposition party, Blue & White announced plans to replace the speaker of the Knesset from the Likud tomorrow (Monday, March 16). MK Benny Gantz’s Blue & White sent a…