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Israel between normalization and ongoing protests

For the tenth week in a row, tens of thousands of Israelis demonstrated last Saturday on Balfour Street in Jerusalem, in front of the Prime Minister’s residence. They were more than 40000 according to the organizers (who made sure to…

What are the perspectives of today’s demonstrations in Israel ?

After 3 elections in less than a year and the establishment of a Union Government supported by 75 deputees, in order to face the epidemy and its consequences, we could have thought that Israel had at last emerged from the…

A great voice of the Zionist left has gone silent

Zeev Sternhell left us last Sunday. Tireless peace activist, Archi-Zionist, as he liked to qualify himself, Zeev Sternhell was one of our godfathers. Historian of the French fascism, Professor at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, he won the Israel Prize…

We say no to the project of annexation of parts of the West Bank

Le Monde publishes in its June 19 edition an op-ed against the annexation of part of the West Bank, signed by Dany Cohn-Bendit, Alain Finkielkraut, Bernard-Henri Levy, Dominique Moisi, Pierre Nora, Diana Pinto, Anne Sinclair et Benjamin Stora…. We wish…

A coalition government against Israel ?

Meeting of the High Court on May, 3th. If the coalition agreements signed by the Likud and he Blue White list are validated by the Knesset, they may put at risk the Jewish and democratic nature of the State of…

Annexation endangers the security and democracy of Israel – Appeal to J-Link members and supporters

As members and supporters of J-Link, the international network of progressive Jewish organizations, we urgently share our deep concerns, backed by the analysis of diplomatic and security experts, regarding the Government of Israel’s intention to proceed with annexation of parts…

Letter sent by J-Link to Benny Gantz :”PROGRESSIVE JEWISH ORGANIZATIONS ARE CALLING ON YOU TO SAY “NO” to UNILATERAL ANNEXATION”

April 14, 2020 Dear Benny Gantz, Chairman of the Knesset, Passover is a time for Jews to reflect on our commitment to freedom, justice, security, and a yearning for a national homeland. There is now an imminent threat to these…

Israel heading for a Corona government

Sending you a newsletter at this difficult time is first of all a message of hope. Hoping that we will overcome this crisis, and that we will be able to concentrate again on our previous concerns, on the commitments we…

Israeli elections : the possible scenarios

A few hours before the third round of elections within a year, the political situation seems as blocked as ever in Israel. According to the polls, none of the majority parties—neither the Likud nor Kahol Lavan (Blue White)—should be able…

Israeli elections: on the way to a third ballot

On March 2nd, Israelis will go back to the polls for the third time within one year. As expected, the 22nd Knesset voted to dissolve itself during the night of 11-12th December, 69 days after its enthronement, after the 21st…

Israel is facing the worst political crisis since its creation

The situation Israel has been facing for several months now is unprecedented in many respects. For the first time in its history, the country has been run for one year by a transition government. It means that it can only…

JCall approves the decision of the Court of Justice of the EU to label the products originating in occupied territories

On November 12th, the Court of Justice of the European Union decided that foodstuffs originating in occupied territories and imported in the EU could not be labelled as “made in Israel” but as goods coming from Israeli settlements. The omission…

Israel facing the American disengagement in the region

One month after the elections, Israel does not have a government yet. Once again, Netanyahu has failed to form it and Gantz will also have a hard time doing it, for the reasons we explained in our previous article. If…

And the loser is…

Coming out of the second electoral campaign in 5 months, none of the two candidates for the position of Prime Minister is able to form a government. Netanyahu got the support of 54 deputies: 32 from the Likud, and those…

It is time to bring about a change of direction in Israel

JCall launched the Call to Reason in May 2010, one year after Benyamin Netanyahu came back to power, in order to end the Occupation and save the Two State Solution. Since then, under the leadership of successive right coalitions, not…

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