Netanyahu Denies Entry to Palestinians for Joint Memorial Day Ceremony in Tel Aviv

Far-right Israeli Prime Minister and Defense Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, has refused to allow Palestinians to enter Israel for an annual joint Israeli-Palestinian memorial service in Tel Aviv, scheduled for next Tuesday evening, May 7, Israel’s official Memorial Day. Since 2006, the joint ceremony organized by Combatants for Peace and The Parents Circle – Families Forum…

A moment from the alternative Israeli-Palestinian Memorial Day Ceremony held last year in Tel Aviv

110 Palestinians to Be Barred from Alternative Memorial Day Event

Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman announced Tuesday, April 10, that Israel will deny entry permits to 110 Palestinians who were planning to participate in the annual Israeli-Palestinian Memorial Day Ceremony next Tuesday, April 17. Liberman called the alternative Memorial Day ceremony, organized jointly by Combatants for Peace and the Bereaved Families Forum, a “show of poor taste and…