Activists demonstrate alongside local residents against the planned evictions of Palestinian refugee families living since 1956 in the occupied East Jerusalem neighborhood of Sheikh Jarrah, Friday, April 16, 2021. The large banner reads in Hebrew and Arabic “No to the displacement of families.” An Arabic placard held aloft to the right of center says “Diplacement is a war crime.”

Hundreds Protest Ethnic Cleansing, Occupation Violence in E. J’r’salem

Several hundred leftist activists, among them members of Hadash and the Communist Party of Israel, demonstrated on Friday afternoon, April 16, alongside and in solidarity with local residents against the pending evictions of Palestinian refugee families from the occupied East Jerusalem neighborhood of Sheikh Jarrah, the Zo Haderech website has reported. A total of 28 Palestinian…

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…

MK Ayman Odeh met with protesters outside his Haifa home, Friday, April 2, 2021.

Anti-Netanyahu Protests Return to Streets for First Time since Election

Dozens of anti-Netanyahu protesters from a number of organizations gathered on Friday, April 2, outside the homes of party heads Naftali Bennett, Gideon Sa’ar, Ayman Odeh and Benny Gantz calling on them not to form a government with far-right Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. The anti-Netanyahu protest groups also announced that they will be continuing to protest…

Joint List chair, MK Ayman Odeh, votes at his neighborhood polling station in Haifa on March 23, 2021 in the fourth Israeli election in two years.

Political Deadlock Persists despite Netanyahu’s Numerical Victory

Israel’s far-right Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu quickly claimed on Tuesday night, March 23, “a huge victory” for his Likud party in Israel’s unprecedented fourth election in two years — but the actual counting of votes suggests his right-wing bloc may not have enough Knesset seats to form a ruling coalition. Israel’s longest-serving premier thanked voters on…