Thousands of striking daycare center workers protest in Rabin Square in central Tel Aviv, Sunday, October 3, with the launching of their open-ended strike. The placard in the center foreground reads "We want justice, not charity."

Thousands of Striking Daycare Staff Protest in Tel Aviv over Conditions

Thousands of daycare center workers held a protest march in Tel Aviv on Sunday, October 3, on the first day of an open-ended strike over wages and work conditions by staff of state-supervised pre-kindergartens. Protesters gathered in the city’s Rabin Square and then marched into surrounding streets, blocking traffic, to the square in front of the Tel Aviv Museum…

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…

Volunteer at a food aid organization for disadvantaged families

Corona Crisis: 22 NGOs Demand Immediate Support for the Needy

Twenty-two Israeli social organizations have written to interim Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, and the Finance, Economy, Labor and Social Affairs Ministers and the Minister of Social Equality in the transition government, demanding the implementation of an economic emergency plan in cooperation with civil society organizations. In the letter they write: “Acts of charity by individuals…

Joint List activists, on Election Day last Monday, March 2, near Shuk HaCarmel in Central Tel Aviv

MK Odeh: “Netanyahu Wouldn’t Know What Democracy Is, Even If It Indicted Him Three Times!!!”

Far-right Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu doubled down on claiming victory in this week’s election, saying on Wednesday, March 5, that he won among the” Zionist” voters because “Arabs are not part of the equation.” The racist premier made this statement during a meeting with the leaders of the parties comprising his right-wing and religious bloc. The…