Supreme Court Rejects Petition against Infringement of “Alien” Workers’ Right to Sue Employer

The Israeli Supreme Court has rejected a petition filed by human rights organization and has ruled that the discriminatory “Jordan Valley Regulations” will remain in force, despite violating employees’ access to the labor court system. Adalah – The Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel, Kav LaOved – Worker’s Hotline, and the Association for…

MK Aida Touma-Sliman addressing fellow participants during the meeting of women parliamentarians from around the world held at the House of Commons in London, last Thursday, November 8

MK Touma-Sliman in House of Commons: Parliamentary Work Must Begin with the Masses

More than one hundred women parliamentarians from countries around the world met on Thursday, November 8, in the chamber of the British House of Commons to commemorate the centennial of women’s suffrage in the UK. Female MPs from Canada, Columbia, Israel, Egypt, Nigeria, Indonesia, Oman, Ireland, Gambia, Slovakia and Venezuela addressed the gender pay gap…

The entrance to the Arab-Hebrew theatre of Jaffa

Bill Conditioning Cultural Funding on “Loyalty” Clears 1st Knesset Vote

A government-backed “Culture Loyalty Bill” that would allow Israel’s minister of culture to withhold public funding for organizations “that are working against the principles of the state” cleared its first Knesset vote on Monday night, November 5, after a furious parliamentary debate that went on for hours. The legislation, proposed by the far-right Minister of…