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…

Demonstrators protest outside the Knesset against the Citizenship and Entry into Israel Law, July 6, 2021. The Hebrew sign to the right reads: "The Citizenship Law constitutes collective punishment."

Gov’t Stonewalls Family Unification despite End of “Temporary” Order

Israel’s Interior Ministry is refusing to discuss requests for family unification of Palestinians married to Israeli citizens, even though the 2003 “temporary” ban on such unification expired over two weeks ago. According to Haaretz, far-right Interior Minister Ayelet Shaked ordered the ministry’s Population and Immigration Authority, which handles requests of this type, not to discuss…

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…