Peace Activists Gather Against War in Gaza; Tens of Thousands Protest Across Israel

Demonstrators turned up Saturday night, June 8, in Tel Aviv, Beersheba, Ra’anana, Haifa, Caesarea, Karkur, Jerusalem, and other 50 locations around Israel. In Tel Aviv alone, according to organizers, one hundred thousand attended. Earlier with the weekly demonstrations against the far-right government, the Partnership for Peace held a rally in Tel Aviv’s Habima Square calling to “stop…

Far-Right Pressured Knesset Speaker to Cancel Meeting on Palestine, Demonstration in Tel-Aviv

Far-right organization B’Tsalmo appealed to the Knesset Speaker, MK Amir Ohana (Likud) demanding to cancel a meeting scheduled to take place on Tuesday under the title “Conference on Recognition of the State of Palestine.” The event initiator, MK Aida Touma-Sliman (Hadash), said it is an event that “will address the legal and political implications and…

Youth Organizations in Israel for an Immediate Ceasefire

In a common statement concerning rapid escalation of military confrontation between Hamas and Israeli forces three youth organizations: the Israeli Young Communist League, Mesarvot Network and Youth Against Dictatorship, published Sunday the following: We, youth anti-apartheid activists, stand firmly against the indiscriminate killing of civilians, and against the war-crimes perpetrated by Hamas and the Israeli…