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…

Hadash and Communist Party of Israel activists brandish red flags and Joint List banners during the mass protest held in Jerusalem against far-right Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Saturday night, March 20, 2021.

Last Pre-Election Weekend, Tens of Thousands Protest Netanyahu Rule

With just three days before Israel’s fourth election in two years tomorrow, Tuesday, March 23, the weekly protests against far-right Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu continued last Saturday night, March 20, in city squares, at major intersections, and along highway overpasses throughout the country. The protests were organized under the slogans “Go vote,” “Replace the government,” and…

MK Ayman Odeh during an electoral campaign meeting, last Monday, March 15, in a southern neighborhood of Tel Aviv

Joint List’s Odeh: We Must Be the Core of Any Jewish-Arab Alliance

Hadash MK Ayman Odeh, leader of the Joint List alliance, told Haaretz on Tuesday, March 16, that MK Mansour Abbas, whose Islamist United Arab List broke away from the alliance ahead of next week’s election, apparently “doesn’t understand that [Prime Minister Benjamin] Netanyahu used him.” On the feasibility of a broader joint Jewish-Arab democratic alliance, Odeh…