Leftist activists blocked Herzl Street in Tel Aviv last Sunday, June 14, to protest Israel's imminent annexation of the occupied Palestinian territories. The white banner to the left reads: "Israel is not a democracy… Apartheid."

More Protests against Annexation of Occupied Palestinian Territories

Dozens of leftist activists blocked Herzl Street in Tel Aviv last Sunday, June 14, to protest Israel’s “colonialist policies and plans to formally annex” occupied Palestinian territories. The protesters barricaded the central downtown road with concrete barriers and fences, on which they raised banners in Hebrew, Arabic and English reading: “No to annexation, No to apartheid”…

Protesters gathered on Monday evening, June 1, at Charles Clore Park in Tel Aviv. Among the slogans displayed: "Enough murder of women!" and "Stop legitimizing violence!" (Photo: Kulan)

Thousands Gather in Tel Aviv Park to Protest Violence against Women

Thousands of protesters gathered on Monday evening, June 1, in the Charles Clore Park in Tel Aviv, crying, “Women, end the violence together.” The demonstrators called on the far-right government to fund programs battling domestic violence, highlighting how eight women have been murdered in Israel in acts of domestic abuse since the beginning of the COVID-19…

Most of the unemployed in Israel are women.

Jobless Rate in Israel up to 26.1%

Israel’s unemployment rate reached 26.1% after 6,693 new job seekers registered with the state’s Employment Service on Monday, April 13, a daily increase of nearly a thousand more new applicants for unemployment benefits compared to the 5,713 workers who reported themselves out of work on Tuesday, April 7, the last working day before the Passover holiday.…

"Joint Struggle, Joint Future" – Election slogan for the Joint List

Joint List MK Yazbak Disqualified from Participating in the Elections

In a vote held on Wednesday, January 29, the Knesset’s Central Elections Committee officially disqualified Joint List MK Heba Yazbak (Balad) from running in the March 2 elections. The vote was 27 for the disqualification and 7 against. Almost all of the Knesset’s Zionist and Ultraorthodox lawmakers united behind the efforts to ban Yazbak, including the centrist…

MK Heba Yazbak voting in last September's election

Hadash, CPI Reject Barring of Joint List MK Heba Yazbak from Election

Likud MK Ophir Katz filed a request with the Knesset’s Central Elections Committee on Tuesday, January 21, to disqualify Balad MK Heba Yazbak (Joint List) from running in the March 2 general elections, just a day before the deadline for submitting such requests. Senior Blue & White lawmaker and former neo-liberal Ministry of Treasure, Yair Lapid, subsequently announced…