Then Defense Minister Naftali Bennett (left) and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at a cabinet meeting, February 16, 2015

Joint List Lawmakers Back Lapid Move to Replace Knesset Speaker

Yair Lapid’s Yesh Atid (There’s a Future) party began the legislative process on Thursday, June 3, to try to replace the current speaker of the Knesset, Yariv Levin of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud party, with Yesh Atid lawmaker Mickey Levy. Yesh Atid took the step without informing its future coalition partner, Yamina, whose leader, Naftali…

Anti-Netanyahu protestors demonstrate from atop a highway overpass near Hadera, Saturday, May 29, 2021. The banners read: "Israel is crashing" and "You have failed."

“Change Bloc” Steps Up Efforts to Oust Netanyahu from Premiership

Zionist politicians inched closer to forming a coalition that would end the era of right-wing Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, the country’s longest serving premier. Far-right Yamina leader MK Naftali Bennett delivered his long-awaited announcement that he would join a government with Yesh Atid leader MK Yair Lapid and seek to replace Netanyahu, who Bennett accused…

Hadash's Maisam Jaljuli during the last congress of Na'amat, December 2017

Webinar on the Building of Bridges between Jews and Arabs in Israel

In recent years, while Israel’s far-right governmental policies and racist Knesset legislation have challenged efforts to advance a shared Jewish-Arab society within Israel, Jewish and Arab activists have been successfully building genuine bridges between the two communities, based on a sense of shared citizenship. What should be the foundation for an effective Jewish-Arab shared society…

Israeli occupation police near the Damascus Gate of the Old City of occupied East Jerusalem, Thursday night, April 22, 2021.

Dozens of Palestinians Injured and Arrested in Clashes with Police as Judeofascists Cry “Death to Arabs”

At least 40 persons were injured when violent clashes erupted at the Damascus Gate of the Old City of occupied East Jerusalem late Thursday night and early Friday morning, April 22-23, as Palestinian protesters confronted a group of some 300 extreme-right Israeli activists who marched to the scene chanting “Death to Arabs.” Trying to keep the…

Demonstrators from the Black Flag Movement protest against PM Netanyahu and his far-right government on Rothschild Boulevard in Central Tel Aviv, Saturday, April 10, 2021.

Anti-Netanyahu Protests Resume after PM Mandated to Form Gov’t

Thousands of ant-Netanyahu protesters gathered outside the Prime Minister’s Official Residence on Balfour Street in Jerusalem on Saturday night, April 10, while hundreds more demonstrated next to Netanyahu’s private home in the coastal city of Caesarea and smaller protests took place in dozens of other cities and towns, along highway overpasses, and at major intersections around…