Joint List lawmaker Aida Touma-Sliman (Hadash) addresses protesting daycare center workers who gathered near the Knesset, October 5, 2021.

Arabs Are Here by Mistake, Racist Leader Tells Joint List Lawmakers

The chairman of the far-right Religious Zionism party, MK Bezalel Smotrich, told Joint List lawmakers on Wednesday October 13, “You are here by mistake – because Ben-Gurion didn’t finish the job and throw you out in 1948.” The racist Smotrich also called Arab lawmakers “supporters of terror” and “enemies.” Smotrich made these remarks, his most recent tirade against…

The Knesset's Committee on the Status of Women and Gender Equality convened on Wednesday, October 6, to discuss reports of sexual harassment and abuse of employees at Israel's Public Broadcasting Corporation, Kan.

Knesset Examines Allegations of Managerial Abuse at Public Media

The Knesset’s Committee on the Status of Women and Gender Equality convened on Wednesday, October 6, to discuss reports of sexual harassment and other forms of abuse of employees at Kan, the Israeli Public Broadcasting Corporation, following reports published by Tamar Kaplansky last July in Haaretz alleging dozens of instances. According to these reports, based on testimonies…

Racist MK Itamar Ben-Gvir is forcefully removed from the Knesset podium and then ejected from the plenum after calling Joint List MK Ahmed Tibi (right) a "terrorist", July 26, 2021.

Ben-Gvir Dragged from the Knesset Dais for Calling MK Tibi “Terrorist”

A marathon debate in the Knesset on coronavirus restrictions began rancorously on Monday night, July 26, as Kahanist lawmaker Itamar Ben-Gvir (Religious Zionism) called Deputy Knesset Speaker Ahmed Tibi (Joint List) a “terrorist.” The racist Ben-Gvir was forcefully removed from the Knesset podium and ejected from the plenum. Ben-Gvir, who took to the podium during a…