Thousands High Schoolers Protest in Tel Aviv against Far-Right Gov’t

Thousands of high school students went on strike in Israel on Sunday in protest against far-right government. In Tel-Aviv thousands school students marched up Rothschild Boulevard to Habima Square, waving signs reading, “Equal rights to people from the fringes too,” “Shame that schoolkids have to shout,”  “Fighting for our future,”, “Not in our school,” “Students…

130,000 Israelis Take the Streets against Netanyahu Govt’, Largest Protest Yet

More than 130,000 demonstrators came out Saturday night to protest the new far-right government’s plans to weaken Israel’s court system. The vast majority of the protesters, 120,000, were in Tel Aviv, while several thousands of others participated in protests in Jerusalem, Haifa and Beer Sheva. Organizers assessed turnout at some 150,000. Hadash and the Communist…

Massive Anti-government Protests in Mayor Cities Planned for Saturday Night

Anti-government protests planned for Saturday night are expected to be even larger than the demonstrations conducted last Saturday, in which an estimated 100,000 people took part. Far-right Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has also expressed outrage at the protests, accusing protesters of “incitement and intimidation” and of being “funded by foreign entities.” Larger crowds than last…