Unionized Amdocs workers in front of the company premises in Sderot

“Ernst & Young” in Israel Unionizing; Histadrut Petitions Court on Amdocs Unionization Interference

In the past week, employees at Ernst & Young (Israel) – Kost, Forer, Gabbay & Kasierer – Israel’s largest accounting firm, have begun organizing a workers’ committee, while making grave allegations against the firm’s management concerning what they call low pay and poor working conditions. An anonymous e-mail message was sent to most of the firm’s…

Ethiopian Israelis and their supporters demonstrate on Rothschild Boulevard in Tel Aviv on Monday May 18.

2nd 8-hour Protest in Tel Aviv vs. Police Brutality and Discrimination

For a second time in recent weeks, some 1,000 protesters gathered in central Tel Aviv on Monday, May 18, from 3 pm to 11 pm to demonstrate against police brutality and discrimination against the Ethiopian-Israeli community. But while this week’s zigzagging procession across the city center was undisturbed by police violence, it was beset by infighting. Ethiopian…

MK Odeh during his brief speech in the Knesset

MK Odeh: “Black Flag of Racism Flies over Netanyahu’s New Government”

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s coalition was formally sworn in on Thursday night, May 14, after a raucous Knesset session that saw constant heckling, along with accusations by opposition leader Isaac Herzog (Labor) that the freshly inaugurated government was “a circus.” The Netanyahu government, formed after arduous negotiations following the March 17 elections, finally took office…

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Occupation Administration Maps Susiya – Palestinian Residents Fear Imminent Demolition

A representative of Israel’s Civil Administration accompanied by soldiers arrived this week at the Palestinian village of Khirbet Susiya in the occupied South Hebron Hills. The representative, known to residents only as “Carlos,” photographed and took GPS measurements of structures in the village. Based on previous experience, local residents fear that this action means the…