May Day events commemorating this year’s International Workers’ Solidarity Day will take place today, tomorrow and the next week with a number of rallies, demonstrations and debates across Israel, including in Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, Nazareth, Acre, Kufr Yassif in the Western Galilee, and other locales.
Activists from Hadash (The Democratic Front for Peace and Equality), the Communist Party of Israel (CPI) and the Young Communist League are involved in the planning and preparations for all these May Day events, collaborating with other leftist, environmental and militant union activists.
The central May Day demonstration being organized by Hadash and the CPI will be held, as every year, in Nazareth where tomorrow (Saturday, May 1) a mass march will take place along Tawfiq Zyad street in the center of the city beginning at 10:30.
In Tel Aviv, Communist, Hadash, labor and social activists, youth groups and environmental movements will convene today at 13:30 at King George Street for another demonstration demanding that the far-right government honor the social, environmental and civil rights of the population. Members of Hadash-CPI, Extinction Rebellion, Green New Deal for Israel and Socialist Struggle will take part in the rally.
In Jerusalem, a meeting discussing workers’ struggles in the city will be held under the auspices of Hadash-CPI, Maan Workers Association, Meretz and Koah Laovdim – Democratic Workers Union, next Sunday (May 2) at 19:30 in the front of the Imballa cooperative café, Yannai Street 3.