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The Tel Aviv Stock Exchange has agreed to sell a majority stake in itself to a group of foreign investors as it seeks to breathe new life into an institution that has suffered years ... The Nasdaq team was greeted by a mass protest by the TASE workers' committee, worried that cooperation would cost them jobs.
On Friday, around 30,000 Palestinians marched near the Israeli border as part of the "March of Return," a series of mass protests along the Israeli border. ... The protest in Tel Aviv was organized by the organizations Standing Together, Other Voice, Combatants for Peace, Peace Now, Parents ... Tel Aviv Gaza
There, some 10,000 Gazans gathered along the barbed wire fences and electrified security barriers to protest their isolation and the means and manner by which the occupation administration separates the enclave from the rest of Palestine, their families and brothers. But Israel is a fascist and brutal state ... Tel Aviv Gaza
The protest came at a particularly charged time, as Jews prepared for the start of the Passover holiday on Friday evening, and as Palestinians observed Land Day. The day commemorates the events of March 30, 1976, when Israeli security forces shot and killed six Arab citizens of Israel during protests over ... Tel Aviv Gaza
American students make signs calling for stricter gun control before a solidarity rally with March For Our Lives in front of the US embassy in Tel Aviv, ... The USA Today/Ipsos poll found that more than one in three young people were planning to join the March for Our Lives protests, either in person or via ... Tel Aviv Gaza
Some 25,000 people were gathered in Rabin Square in central Tel Aviv to protest Israel's plan to deport tens of thousands of African asylum seekers. ... Yallo recalled the mass protests of three years ago, when the Ethiopian Jewish community rallied in Rabin Square against police brutality, which Israeli ... Tel Aviv Gaza
The rally was organized by Sudanese and Eritrean asylum seekers along with Israeli residents of south Tel Aviv, where many of the refugees and migrants live, and various aid organizations. “You can stand with the veteran residents of south Tel Aviv and also with the asylum seekers,” wrote the organizers ... Tel Aviv Gaza
Thousands of migrants gathered in front of the Rwandan Embassy in Tel Aviv on Wednesday and urged the country and its president, Paul Kagame, not to cooperate. "Kagame - We are not for sale," said one banner. "Would you deport me if I was white?" said another, held by protesters with faces painted ... Tel Aviv Gaza
Shamefully only two countries, Botswana and Ghana, summoned American ambassadors to protest against the horrible insult. We should learn from the Palestinians. When Trump announced he would move the moved the American embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, they protested and demonstrated ... Tel Aviv Gaza
On December 6, Trump announced that the U.S. would officially recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and would begin the process of moving the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. The controversial decision sparked protests around the world because East Jerusalem has long been ... Tel Aviv Gaza
As Mike Pence prayed, Palestinians packed up their businesses in protest ... His visit comes a month after the Trump administration declared Jerusalem the capital of Israel, and plans to move the US embassy there from Tel Aviv. That decision, applauded by Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu and ... Tel Aviv Gaza

Vice President Mike Pence's speech to Israeli parliament was disrupted Monday after Arab lawmakers held up placards and got in a brawl with security staff in protesting the U.S.'s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital. Lawmakers from the Arab Joint List, Israel's third-biggest party, were forcibly ... Tel Aviv Gaza
A number of anti-government corruption protesters heckled Israel's Attorney General Avichai Mendelblit as he left an evening prayer service at his synagogue on Saturday night. Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked blasted the protesters who heckled the attorney general, saying their action were "thuggish" and ... Tel Aviv Gaza
The absence of a united leadership is likely to help the protest movement during the current stage of the protests, as it makes it difficult for the regime to arrest .... Raz Zimmt is a research fellow at the Institute for National Security Studies, the Alliance Center for Iranian Studies at Tel Aviv University and the ... Tel Aviv Gaza
Demonstrators for and against expulsion of asylum seekers at a Tel Aviv protest, January 9, 2018. The sign says: "The rehabilitation of south Tel Aviv begins with the expulsion of the infiltrators." Moti Milrod. Netanyahu pushes for forced expulsion of African asylum seekers · Rwanda, Uganda deny reaching ... Tel Aviv Gaza
More than 200 people gathered at the Abraham Hostel in Tel Aviv on Saturday night for the first of many protests against the planned deportation of asylum seekers. The government recently announced that it intends to present asylum seekers in Israel with a choice: indefinite imprisonment or deportation. Tel Aviv Gaza
We are protesting against corruption, not only if it ends with a conviction. The corrupt ones have for years been chasing after those investigating them." "Corruption is like rust, it eats away from at iron slowly, until everything collapses," said Uzi Arad, a former national security adviser who spoke at the protest. Tel Aviv Gaza
For many of the thousands of Israelis attending the protests on Rothschild Boulevard (dubbed the Walk of Shame), the target was no longer the attorney general, but rather Netanyahu and his entire government. Protesters at the anti-Netanyahu demonstration in Tel Aviv, December 23, 2017. The banner ... Tel Aviv Gaza
The protests' relocation to the center of Tel Aviv was meant to take advantage of a sudden spike in public discontent with the government, sparked by a ... Working in favor of the current protest movement, he says, is the absence of a large countermovement of Israelis who passionately believe Netanyahu ... Tel Aviv Gaza
While calls for boycotts are frequent, scores of acts still play Tel Aviv, including just in recent months artists like Radiohead, Cliff Richard, Future, Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds, Take That and Bryan Adams. Artists to play there in 2018 include Jerry Seinfeld, Chris Rock, Rag N Bone Man, Andre Rieu, ... Tel Aviv Gaza
The Tel Aviv protest on the city's main Rothschild Boulevard is the fourth Saturday night in a row of the massive protest, which came after a year of smaller protests in front of Attorney General Avichai Mandleblitt's house to urge indictments in several corruption investigations against the prime minister. Tel Aviv Gaza
Israeli Arabs protest Trump's Jerusalem move outside the U.S. Embassy in Tel Aviv, December 12, 2017. .... Additional protests were reported throughout Israel over the weekend, including in Majdal Shams, along the border with Syria in the north, in the Bedouin city of Rahat in southern Israel, in Taibeh, ... Tel Aviv Gaza
The protests have been sparked by corruption allegations against Netanyahu, who denies any wrongdoing. The four-term leader is suspected of involvement in two cases. The first involves receiving gifts from wealthy businessmen and the second involves negotiating a deal with a newspaper owner for ... Tel Aviv Gaza
Netanyahu tells backers to reword contentious police bill after protests .... Tens of thousands of people protested in Tel Aviv on Saturday night against alleged corruption within the government and the slow pace of investigations of Netanyahu. ... Israelis take part in a protest against corruption in Tel Aviv. Tel Aviv Gaza
Anti-corruption activists have been holding weekly protests outside the Israeli attorney general's home in Petah Tikva for the past year or so. The issue of corruption in the government is a huge issue domestically, even more so as Netanyahu's allies attempt to shield him from corruption probes. “We are a ... Tel Aviv Gaza
JERUSALEM (JTA) — Dozens of Israeli Holocaust survivors demonstrated outside the Polish Embassy in Tel Aviv to protest a new law in Poland that outlaws blaming the country for Nazi crimes. On Thursday, the survivors entered the embassy compound and surrounded a diplomat's vehicle waving signs ... Tel Aviv Gaza
Additional protests were reported in the north in Haifa, Afula and even Rosh Pina. Some protesters also continued to demonstrate outside the attorney general's home in the Tel Aviv suburb of Petah Tikva. Elik Ron, a former police command, spoke in Tel Aviv and said that "Netanyahu knows how deep he's ... Tel Aviv Gaza
We are protesting against corruption, not only if it ends with a conviction. The corrupt ones have for years been chasing after those investigating them." "Corruption is like rust, it eats away from at iron slowly, until everything collapses," said Uzi Arad, a former national security adviser who spoke at the protest. Tel Aviv Gaza
... which will include protests in both Palestinian territories and Israel. ... is planned for November 7 in front of the British embassy in Tel Aviv. Tel Aviv Gaza
It was one of numerous protests at which members of Israel's far ... a protest in central Tel Aviv against the Israeli attack on Gaza, July 12, 2014. Tel Aviv Gaza
After two and a half years of increasingly heated protests, organizations ... were held in the offices of the Histadrut labor federation in Tel Aviv. Tel Aviv Gaza
POLITICS AND POETICS: The grassroots activist organization 100 Thousand Poets For Change returns to Tel Aviv for the fourth time with its ... Tel Aviv Gaza
The protest - which will advocate against animal cruelty in the food, entertainment, research, and fashion sectors - will be held in the Israeli city ... Tel Aviv Gaza
Police said that the placement of the statue was likely a protest by some ... all protests require a police investigation, and certainly not a protest ... Tel Aviv Gaza
Friends' Ross And Rachel Inspired A Bizarre Protest In Israel ... night outside Tel Aviv's City Hall, with homemade signs and rhyming chants at the ready. ... important protests, and it made me think why can't we protest about ... Tel Aviv Gaza
This act of protest came on the heels of several Supreme Court rulings ... African migrants have swelled in areas of Tel Aviv and other cities, ... Tel Aviv Gaza
... Donald Trump during a protest against the visit of U.S delegation in the ... He promised to relocate the American Embassy from Tel Aviv to ... Tel Aviv Gaza
Mr. Trump also pushed back a decision on his campaign pledge to move the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. Israel has welcomed ... Tel Aviv Gaza
It is not easy to protest in front of an event put on by your community, but sometimes there is no choice. Alma Biblash is a Tel Aviv-based activist and a blogger for Local Call, where this article was first published in Hebrew. Read it here. For ... Tel Aviv Gaza
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's forced flight detour this week to avoid Indonesian air space en route to Australia from Singapore puts the spotlight on Tel Aviv's continued diplomatic distance from Southeast Asia's Muslim majority nations ... Tel Aviv Gaza
A day before I had been in Tel Aviv for a protest of Trump and Netanyahu at the US embassy. Folded in half and tied with a string were the posters from the protest. They included a Youth Against Settlements Stop Friedman and Open Shuhada Street sign, ... Tel Aviv Gaza
Holed up in his home studio wearing sweatpants and drinking tea, Joshua Eustis makes no promises that he'll ever finish the new Telefon Tel Aviv record. Fans of the electronic musician's work credit Eustis and his late creative partner, Charlie Cooper ... Tel Aviv Gaza
They could have staged a more regime-friendly demonstration outside the hall, but chose what is becoming a more and more prominent tool for protesting in front of decision-makers: the in-your-face protest. A similar protest ... The pair were joined by ... Tel Aviv Gaza
Dozens of Palestinians have staged protest rallies across the occupied West Bank, denouncing the construction of Israeli settlements and a separation wall. Tel Aviv Gaza


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