Hadash Lawmakers Boycotted Zelensky’s Knesset Speech

Hadash lawmakers of the Joint List parliamentary faction boycotted Sunday an address by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. Members of the Knesset gathered for a Zoom call on Sunday evening for a speech by Zelensky. Hadash MK Ofer Cassif at the Knesset plenum (Photo: Knesset) All Knesset members and ministers have been invited to attend the…

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…