UN Undersecretary for Political Affairs, Rosemary DiCarlo, left, and MK Aida Touma-Sliman during their meeting at the UN headquarters in New York, August 23, 2018

Cabinet Minister: Charge Hadash MKs with Treason for Involving UN

Members of Israel’s far-right governing coalition and of the Zionist opposition vociferously criticized Hadash lawmakers on Monday, August 27, for seeking United Nations intervention against Israel’s racist Nation-State Law. Leading the charge was cabinet minister Yariv Levin, who called to charge the MKs with treason. Hadash Lawmaker Aida Touma-Sliman, of the Joint List, asked the…

Peter Beinart

“Shin-Bet” Regularly Intimidates Activists at Ben-Gurion Airport

Peter Beinart, a leading Jewish-American journalist, was detained for questioning at the Ben-Gurion International Airport while entering Israel, according to an article he published on August 13 in The Forward. Over the past two months, several incidents have been reported involving the detention of workers in human rights organizations, students, professionals, journalists, both Israelis and…