Israel Archive

‘Yellow Vest’ protests erupt in Tel Aviv

Yellow Vest’ protests erupt in Tel Aviv. Ten people were arrested in Tel Aviv for taking part in “Yellow Vest”-inspired demonstrations after the French protest movement spread to the Netherlands and Belgium. Hundreds of demonstrators blocked roads in central Tel Aviv for several hours

EU questions Iranian lawmakers about Holocaust denial, terrorism

European Parliament members questioned a visiting group of Iranian parliamentarians about Iranian leaders’ Holocaust denial statements and threats. Jewish groups and Israeli politicians had criticized the European Union’s parliament for hosting Alaeddin Boroujerdi, who chairs the Committee for Foreign Policy and National Security of

Pedophilia, rape and sexual assault at Israeli music schools

Over ten students have already spoken out against conductor Menahem Nebenhaus in incidents ranging from sexual harassment to full-on rape. Renowned Israeli musician and conductor Menahem Nebenhaus was accused last week of sexually harassing, raping, and prostituting numerous minors at several educational institutions at

Israeli rabbis to hide African refugees facing deportation

A group of Israeli rabbis have launched an “Anne Frank-inspired” activist programme to protect African asylum seekers facing forced expulsion from their homes. The sister of comedian Sarah Silverman is among those leading the movement which hopes to help around 40,000 African asylum seekers, largely from Sudan and Eritrea. The Israeli government is intending to deport them en masse from April