Yisrael Beiteinu

Meet Israel's new government: a justice minister against law, a housing minister who led settlers

With details of Israel’s new coalition government finalized, a look at some of the ministers in Prime Minister Netanyahu’s cabinet.

Palestinian citizens wearily eye Israeli elections

Jonathan Cook
Nazareth
18 January 2013

The government formed after next week’s election could be even more racist towards Palestinians than the current one.

Six of one, half-a-dozen of the other: Israel's elections are a sham

It was recently announced that new Israeli elections will take place in 2013. But on the issues that matter, there are no real differences between the Zionist parties.

“Initiative in Upper Nazareth: $10,000 to every Arab family that leaves”

The chair of Yisrael Beiteinu in Upper Nazareth has called for a campaign to pay Palestinian citizens to leave the city.

Putting the spotlight on London university's links to Israel's war machine

Hilary Aked
London
8 February 2012
Students at the London School of Economics protest the university’s ties to the Technion — Israel’s Institute of Technology — which has inextricable links to Israel’s weapons industry.

New Pappe book highlights plight of forgotten Palestinians

Asa Winstanley
7 December 2011
Historian Ilan Pappe addresses the plight of Palestinians who remained in the new State of Israel following the Nakba in The Forgotten Palestinians.

Netanyahu shattering the myth of Israeli democracy

Jonathan Cook
Nazareth
3 December 2011
It takes some chutzpah — or, at least, epic self-delusion — for Israel’s prime minister to be lecturing the Arab world on liberalism and democracy at this moment.

Forced Israeli curriculum violates Palestinians' education rights

Jillian Kestler-D'Amours
Jerusalem
17 October 2011
A plan to force Palestinian schools in occupied East Jerusalem to only use textbooks assembled and published by the Israeli ministry of education is part of an ongoing attempt to erase Palestinian identity, history and culture from the city.

Strikes likely as Israel forces curriculum on East Jerusalem schools

Jillian Kestler-D'Amours
Jerusalem
12 July 2011
Widespread strikes could be in store for East Jerusalem at the start of the next school year as an Israeli-controlled municipality moves ahead with its plan to implement an Israeli curriculum in Palestinian schools.
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