Academia for Equality Protest to UNESCO: Ariel University is Not in the State of Israel

Academia for Equality, an Israeli left-wing organization with a membership of more than 700 university and college lecturers and professors, sent the following letter last week to the International Association of Universities, International Universities Bureau at UNESCO: “We are writing to you regarding the status of the institute known as ‘Ariel University’. This institute is…

Far-right Opposes Tibi as Deputy Speaker

The far-right and Religious Zionism and Otzma Yehudit parties want to keep Hadash-Ta’al MK Ahmad Tibi away from the role of deputy Knesset speaker, a position he has held since 2006 until 2022, Channel 12 news reported. MK Ahmad Tibi, deputy Knesset speaker, October 2022 (Photo: Knesset) The network, citing sources in Religious Zionism and…

MK Cassif: “Ben Gvir Law is Dangerous and Fascist”

The fascist Otzma Yehudit party said Thursday morning that it had reached an agreement with incoming Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud party on the key content to be featured in their yet-to-be-signed coalition deal, hours after Netanyahu formally notified President Isaac Herzog that he had succeeded in cobbling together what will be Israel’s most reactionary…

Israel Deports Detainee Palestinian-French Lawyer

Israel deported a Palestinian-French lawyer, Salah Hamouri to France early Sunday morning, in a case that an Israeli lawmaker, Ofer Cassif (Hadash), called a “gross violation of basic rights.” Hamouri, 37, had been held under a controversial practice known as administrative detention, which allows suspects to be detained for renewable periods of up to six…

Home Prices Marking Record: Up 20.3% Annually

House prices across Israel set new records in October, with an increase of 20.3 percent compared with October 2021, according to the latest figures released Thursday by the Central Bureau for Statistics. The rise was especially felt in the northern and central regions, where the figure was 22.5%. Inflation for the year to October has been…

Hadash Lawmaker Meets UN Secretary-general in New York

MK Ayman Odeh, the chairman of Hadash-Ta’al joint list, met with United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres in New York on Friday. The meeting was scheduled following far-right Benjamin Netanyahu’s election victory on November 1, and ahead of the formation of a new racist Israeli government. Odeh was expected to present Guterres with concerns regarding the…