2015-08-29

“Zo HaDerech” — Celebrating 50 Years of Continuous Publication

Since 1965, Zo HaDerech (“This is the Way”), the Communist Party of Israel’s (CPI) Hebrew-language weekly, has been appearing continuously, giving  faithful expression to the positions of the radical left in Israeli and reports and analysis of diverse social and political struggles throughout the world. We are pleased to invite you to commemorate together with us the paper’s 50…

Israeli settlers at the Hebron Jewish settlement’s Purim costume parade on the city’s segregated Shuhada Street. Honenu attorney Itamar Ben-Gvir (Left), is wearing signs indicating that he is dressed as a hunger-striking Palestinian prisoner. February 24, 2013. A settler on the right is wearing a T-shirt of Kach, which is a designated terrorist group both in Israel and the United States.

Organization Providing Legal Services to Rightist Terrorists Receives Tax-Deductible Donations

Honenu, an organization that provides legal services to extreme-right terrorists and violent settlers, and which gives financial support to their families, receives tax-deductible donations recognized by both Israel and US tax authorities. Calling itself an “Israeli Zionist legal aid organization,” Honenu is based in Kiryat Arba, a Jewish settlement of 7,500 encroaching on and regularly…

Palestinians incarcerated in an Israeli prison

Inside Israel’s Prisons: 5,625 “Security” Inmates

According to data provided by the Israel Prison Service (IPS), as of August 2015 there are 5,625 “security” inmates incarcerated in state prisons: 3,696 sentenced prisoners, 1,585 remand detainees, and 344 administrative detainees being held indefinitely without charges having been filed against them (such administrative orders are renewable every six months without need for justification by the authorities).…

Settlers and occupying soldiers atCarmei Tzur

Supreme Court Throws Out Petition against Outpost Encroaching on Palestinian Land

On August 3, a Supreme Court hearing was held regarding the evacuation of an outpost on private Palestinian land near the settlement of Carmei Tzur. The petition also requested that Palestinians be granted access to their land on which parts of the outpost were built. The Palestinian petitioners are represented by Rabbis for Human Rights. The court rejected the…