Demonstrators protest against Netanyahu at an intersection near Haifa, Saturday, January 16, 2021. From left to right the signs read: "The vaccine doesn't cure corruption," "Political lockdown," and "You're in lockdown so that he can suspend the trial."

Anti-Netanyahu Activists Gather in Protest for 30th Consecutive Week

Thousands demonstrated against Israel’s far-right Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem, Tel Aviv and Caesarea and at intersections and on overpasses nationwide for the 30th consecutive week on Saturday, December 16. They demanded that the premier resign over his indictment on graft charges and his mishandling of the COVID-19 pandemic. In Jerusalem, several thousand protestors gathered…

"A State in Protest": At left, Jerusalem's Paris Square during a severely limited demonstration; At right, live reportage from Tel Aviv

B&W Minister Resigns: Netanyahu More Concerned by Own Personal Woes than Fight against COVID-19

Tourism Minister Asaf Zamir became the first Blue & White minister to quit far-right Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s government on Friday, October 2, sending the political system into turmoil and raising speculation that elections could be on the horizon. Zamir resigned from the government, citing the passage of controversial legislation last week to restrict protests during the…

Joint List chairman MK Ayman Odeh (Hadash) was among the pallbearers carrying the body of Yaqoub Musa Abu al-Qee’an to his grave on January 24, 2017, near the village of Umm al-Hiran. Contrary to Muslim tradition requiring immediate burial of a corpse, the funeral was delayed by nearly a week as Israel's Police Force refused to release al-Qee'an's body as part of its punishment for the alleged "terrorist's" family.

Netanyahu “Apologizes” to Family of Arab-Bedouin Wrongfully Killed by Police; Draws Parallel to Himself

More than three and a half years after the police killing of the Arab-Bedouin school teacher Yaqoub Musa Abu al-Qee’an, 47, far-right Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu publicly apologized during a press conference on Tuesday, September 8, to the victim’s family, a day after Israel’s Channel 12 News presented correspondence between senior law enforcement officials revealing misconduct…

Pupils demonstrate against Rabbi Rafi Peretz's homophobic and racist remarks, last Sunday, January 12, at Blich High School in Ramat-Gan.

Education Head Stuns with Latest Homophobic and Racist Remarks

Schools, teachers’ unions, social movements, LGTB organizations and mayors throughout the country reacted with shock after the Minister of Education, far-right and messianic Bayit Yehudi (Jewish Home) leader Rabbi Rafi Peretz, again publicly made racist and homophobic remarks. In an interview published in Yediot Aharonot last Friday, January 10, Peretz said a normative family is…