Joint List Leader to Be Probed for ‘Assaulting’ Racist Lawmaker

Joint List leader, MK Ayman Odeh (Hadash) is expected to be investigated by Israeli police for allegedly assaulting a racist lawmaker, Itamar Ben Gvir, in October, Haaretz reported. The incident occurred outside the hospital room of hunger-striking Palestinian prisoner Miqdad Qawasmeh, at Kaplan hospital in Rehovot. According to Haaretz, “MK Odeh is expected to be questioned…

Adel Amer was unanimously reelected General Secretary by the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Israel (CPI) on Saturday, October 6, 2021.

Adel Amer, CPI General Secretary

During last month’s 28th Congress of the Communist Party of Israel (CPI), the delegates unanimously reelected Adel Amer as the party’s General Secretary. Having in 2015 initially succeeded the previous General Secretary Mohammed Nafa’h (1940-2021), the renowned Arab-Palestinian Druze writer from the Galilee, Amer is a well known educator and journalist from Kafr Kassem in…

Knesset security personnel eject Regional Cooperation Minister Issawi Frej (Meretz) from the Knesset plenum during the debate of the Hadash-sponsored bill to memorialize the 1956 Kfar Kassem massacre, Wednesday October 27, 2021.

Knesset Defeats Hadash-Led Bill to Memorialize Kafr Kassem Massacre

The Knesset struck down on Wednesday, October 27, proposed legislation that would have seen the state formally accept responsibility for the 1956 Kafr Kassem massacre. The bill was put forth by Hadash MKs Aida Touma-Sliman, Ofer Cassif and Ayman Odeh. “The ‘government of change,’ the unity government, the supposed Jewish-Arab government, toppled the bill to memorialize…