Tel Aviv protest: Stop deportation of African refugees

Vol. 82/No. 10 - March 12, 2018
Tel Aviv protest: Stop deportation of African refugees

Some 20,000 people took to the streets in south Tel Aviv Feb. 24 to protest against plans to arrest and deport thousands of Sudanese and Eritrean refugees. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has sought to pit Israeli workers against the asylum-seekers,…

Israel-Iran rulers clash as Syria war continues

Vol. 82/No. 8 - February 26, 2018

The long-standing struggle between the rulers of Israel and Iran in the Middle East has been sharpened by the Tehran rulers’ gains in the wars in Syria, Iraq and Yemen, and the strengthening of its ally Hezbollah in Lebanon. This…

Israel: Protests hit gov’t moves to deport Africans

Vol. 82/No. 6 - February 12, 2018

Opposition is growing in Israel to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s plans to force 38,000 Eritrean and Sudanese refugees to leave the country. Pilots, flight crews, rabbis, doctors, professors and Holocaust survivors have spoken out against the moves. Claiming they are…

Teva workers in Israel join together to fight layoffs

Vol. 82/No. 1 - January 1, 2018
Dec. 18 protest by Teva Pharmaceutical workers outside factory in Jerusalem.

In one of the largest labor actions in Israel in recent years, thousands of workers joined a four-hour general strike Dec. 17 in solidarity with Teva Pharmaceutical workers fighting layoffs and plant closings announced Dec. 14. Teva, the largest generic…