Attorney Barak Cohen was given a six-month suspended sentence and a $5,800 fine on Sunday for infringing on the privacy of Bank Leumi’s former CEO
Israel social protest
Peeved by costs of reimbursement dispute, ministry workers resume protests
After weekend of demonstrations that drew thousands, Higher Arab Monitoring Committee announces series of protests that will take place throughout October
Police should treat us as equal citizens, not enemies, political leader says, as demonstrators call on security forces to seize illegal weapons
'From Beirut to Haifa, women are murdered in the streets and at home. It is time to protect them,' demonstrators call, marrying the fight for gender equality with the national struggle
Israeli Policemen say leadership should have supported officer who fatally shot Solomon Teka, an unarmed teen
From a Religious Settlement to Tel Aviv's SlutWalk, Organizer Sees Progress in Israel's Feminist Struggle
'Women are not fair game just because they’re women,' says Bracha Bard, who has made her mission to fight gender-based violence
Protestors marched down Rothschild Boulevard in the center of the city and blocked roads along the way
'Because of their negligent conduct and extreme foot-dragging in moving forward or making decisions, the casualties are continuing, and even worse, the number of deaths is rising'
Right-wing organization Ad Kan filed a complaint against the anti-occupation group on suspicion of collecting classified information
The shock of increased electricity and water rates belies the overall trends in Israel
A protest that is focused on the 'cost of living' is not simply apolitical. It collaborates with a cruel policy of inequality that damages social fortitude
The leader of the centrist Yesh Atid party, the prince of kitsch, had the gall to don a yellow vest as if he were a struggling Frenchman battling unfair taxes
A rare moment in which two calves cling to each other in a world that’s only waiting for the moment in which it’s profitable to end their lives – this moment reminds us that soon it will end abruptly
City taxes hiked up to pay for urban renewal projects after Interior Ministry fails to implement discounts passed by lawmakers two years ago
The rage over denying gay couples the right to surrogacy won't be sustained: The economy is doing too well for people to rock the boat
Social activists devoted to solving the housing crisis that sparked the 2011 movement have decided to change direction- they now want to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict
'Marches of shame' against corruption have been going on for weeks; Saturday night's rally targets Yair Netanyahu after leaked audio revealed he attended strip clubs
Israelis Are Taking to the Streets to Protest Netanyahu. But What Would It Take for 'Bibi to Go Home'?
Six years ago, Israelis demanded social justice in their hundreds of thousands. The numbers now protesting government corruption are smaller, but experts say perseverance is the key to their potential success
The State Prosecution requested to jail an activist for his Facebook posts. Now, every citizen will know the price of criticizing the establishment
The protest march targeting corruption in the government took place as the PM headed to Europe for a series of key meetings
Opponents of the Netanyahu regime in Israel are cast as miserable losers who must be removed before they infect the country with their feebleness
The demonstrations in that city against Netanyahu's corruption are the left’s consolation prize, an escape route, a city of refuge. And the left is demonstrating on the periphery, about peripheral things.
For 39 weeks, demonstrators have gathered near the home of the attorney general to protest his foot-dragging in corruption cases against Netanyahu. They say police activities, including the arrest of two organizers, have guaranteed a bumper crowd for Saturday's 40th protest
Israeli citizens, not the New Israel Fund, are rallying for the PM’s indictment, while police and prosecutors, not the media, are leading the criminal investigations against him
Hiring more nursing home inspectors, as the government has promised, is far from the minimum of steps needed to ensure that citizens of all ages in need of public care are treated with dignity.
Harvard researchers just released some revelatory findings about the power of protest. But does that also apply to a country without a history of mass protest like Israel?
The movement used to balance its backing of the settlement enterprise with socioeconomic concerns, but those days have long gone.
Judge cites the novel's 'indictment of society's attitude toward the weak' and frees the man in his 20's, who was arrested after tasking shelter in a kindergarten classroom.
Opinion How to Oppose Trump: A Guide for American Progressives, From Your Israeli and Palestinian Peers
Israeli and Palestinian rights activists have weathered many years of repeated and well-coordinated attacks on democratic and liberal values. But we're still here. And we have hard-won lessons to offer.