May Day Rallies to Be Held in Israel

May Day events commemorating this year’s International Workers’ Solidarity Day will take place this week with a number of rallies, demonstrations and debates across Israel, including in Tel Aviv, Nazareth, Acre, Kufr Yassif in the Western Galilee, and other locales.

May Day rally in Tel-Aviv on next Friday, April 29, 2022,11:00 a.m., Ben Tzion Avenue.

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.  “This year, like in previous years, we are marking May Day, against the backdrop of the drums of war of the Bennet government, against the occupation of the Palestinian territories, for a just peace and the rights of the working class in Israel. Our struggle is one and for us May Day is a symbol of this struggle,” said organizers.

The central May Day demonstration being organized by Hadash and the CPI will be held, as every year, in Nazareth. On next Saturday, April 30, a mass march will take place along Tawfiq Zyad street in the center of the city beginning at 11:00.

In Tel Aviv, Communist, Hadash, labor and social activists, youth groups and environmental movements will convene next Friday at 11:00 at Ben Tzion Avenues corner King George Street for another demonstration demanding that the Bennet-Lapid government honor the social, environmental and civil rights of the population.