2015-02-25

Israel Electric Corporation Pulled the Plug on Nablus and Jenin Over Unfounded Debts

On Monday, February 23, the Israel Electric Corporation temporarily disconnected the grids feeding the occupied northern West Bank cities of Nablus and Jenin, as well as all areas receiving power from the Palestinian Northern West Bank Electricity Company. A statement issued by the Palestinian company indicated: “Today, the Israel Electric Corporation limited for 45 minutes…

Hadash chairman Ayman Odeh at a press conference in Tel-Aviv, February 11, 2015.

Only Israel’s Public TV Gives Equal Coverage to the “Joint List”

Israel’s public television, Channel 1, is devoting more time to reporting on the Joint List running for Israel’s Knesset than the country’s other, commercial television news channels, a survey of medium-sized political parties’ public relations events in recent weeks showed. On January 15, former minister and Kulanu party head Moshe Kahlon announced the makeup of…

Ayman Odeh (Photo: Al Ittihad)

Ayman Odeh: “Joint List” is the Democratic Alternative to the Nationalist Camp led by Netanyahu and Herzog & Livni’s Zionist Camp

The Arab-Jewish front Hadash (the Democratic Front for Peace and Equality – Communist Party of Israel) has been a small fixture in the Israeli parliament for years. It usually won four or five of the 120 Knesset seats in elections, providing a fig leaf to Israeli democratic claims without being able to influence either internal…

2015-02-18

Palestinian and Israeli Women: Break the Wall!

This coming International Women’s Day (March 7), Palestinian and Israeli women are planning a joint demonstration to be held at the foot of the separation wall at the Qalandia check-point. Scheduled to begin at 11:00 am, the Saturday demonstration will take place under the banner “Women Break the Wall.” The Movement of Democratic Women in Israel…