Racist banners near the city: "Afula is not for sale"

Interior Ministry Finds No Fault in City Council’s Oath to Maintain Afula’s “Jewish Character”

The Interior Ministry has announced that it will take no action regarding the addition made to the Afula City Council’s swearing-in ceremony, in which the newly elected council members pledged to “maintain the city’s Jewish character.” In response to a query by Haaretz on whether the ministry was planning to intervene and whether the council’s pledge…

A demonstration in the Negev against murder of women

Knesset Rejects Bill to Combat Violence against Women

Despite weeks of extensive public protest over violence against women, the far-right coalition brought down on Wednesday, November 21, an opposition-sponsored bill proposed by Chairwoman of the Knesset’s Committee on the Status of Women and Gender Equality, Hadash MK Aida Touma-Sliman (Joint List), to combat the phenomenon. The opposition bill proposal was formulated in the…