Car Rams Protesters Injuring Five, as 100,000 in Tel Aviv Demand Elections Now

Opponents of far-right Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday, April 7, issued harsh condemnations of his failure to immediately address an incident the previous evening in which a car rammed into anti-government protesters in Tel Aviv. “Cease fire now!” and “Israel-Palestine, two states for two peoples,” Hadash demonstrators at Kaplan Street in Tel-Aviv, Saturday evening,…

Hadash MK Cassif: ‘They Want to Silence Us’

MK Ofer Cassif (Hadash) is being threatened with expulsion from Israel’s parliament after he signed a petition supporting South Africa’s case against Israel at the International Court of Justice, accusing it of acts of genocide. Cassif says the impeachment is based on an antidemocratic law that suppresses free speech. “They want me and my friends…

Communications Minister Threatens Haaretz Newspaper, Penalizing Its Gaza War Coverage

Far-right Communications Minister Shlomo Karhi submitted Friday a proposal to take action against Haaretz by ending the publication of government notices in the daily newspaper. Karhi, a member of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud party, said the newspaper was “sabotaging Israel in wartime” and was an “inflammatory mouthpiece for Israel’s enemies.” The proposal, which was…

Police Banned Jewish-Arab Meeting Against the War in Haifa

The Higher Arab Monitoring Committee announced held a press conference Thursday in the northern city of Nazareth following police ban on a scheduled Jewish-Arab meeting that was supposed to be held in Haifa on the against the war and its tragical consequences. Higher Arab Monitoring Committee chairman Mohammad Barakeh (Photo: Social TV) According to the…

Histadrut Will Not Announce a General Strike, Yet

Histadrut Labor Federation chairman Arnon Bar-David said on Wednesday that the country’s largest union will step in to prevent a constitutional crisis if the government refuses to abide by a potential High Court of Justice decision to strike down legislation. Bar-David met with a forum of employers leaders to discuss the possibility, against the backdrop…

Hundreds of Thousands Protest Overhaul for 14th Consecutive Week

Hundreds of thousands of Israelis attended nationwide protests for a 14th consecutive week against the far-right government’s plans to shackle the country’s judiciary on Saturday. Anti-Occupation Bloc activists marching in Haifa, Saturday evening, April 8, 2023 (Photo: Anat Halpern) Amid the Passover holiday, protesters in several demonstrations held banners of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as…