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…

MK Ayman Odeh addresses the mass of demonstrators on Saturday night, May 25, in Tel Aviv.

100,000 Protest in Tel Aviv against Immunity Bills for Netanyahu

A hundred thousand Israelis protested on Saturday night, May 25, proposed legislation that would grant Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu immunity from prosecution on a series of corruption charges. The protesters outside the Tel Aviv Museum of Art on called for protecting Israel’s democratic sphere against far-right government overreach. The demonstrators rallied against legislation being pushed…