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A Jewish view of non-violent protest and civil disobedience

In general, Jewish law and tradition have a positive attitude toward protest.

Protesters display tombstones for closed businesses in Rabin Square

"As long as the government continues to play roulette with our lives, this cemetery will expand."

26/08/2020
Protests in Tel Aviv turn violent, July 11, 2020

Tel Aviv protests turn violent amid clashes with police

Israel Police announced that it was working to disperse the crowds who were conducting an "illegal protest and disturbing the public order."

12/07/2020

Owners, workers protest government in Jerusalem and Tel Aviv

Later on Sunday, Army Radio reported that the long-time owner of one store in the market committed suicide, citing financial fears.

Haredi (ultra-Orthodox) protesters are sprayed with skunk water as they protest a draft bill

Right to protest

In democratic societies, protests are a natural outlet for citizens to express themselves, unleash frustration and reduce the pressure building up.

IVP protest chicken in front of the Kirya in Tel Aviv, Aug. 19, 2019

Giant chicken protests Hamas terror next to army HQ in Tel Aviv

The chicken appears in protest against recurring violence on the Gaza border, including rocket attacks and an infiltration attempt.

19/08/2019
Palestinian flags flutter at a protest against the Nation-State Law in Rabin Square, Tel Aviv

Likud-sponsored bill would ban Palestinian flag at events

The bill, which will be presented when the Knesset returns from its summer recess, was a response to a protest two weeks ago at Tel Aviv’s Rabin Square during which Palestinian flags were waved.

23/08/2018
Druze leaders partake in the protest against the Nation-State Law in Tel Aviv, August 2018

Basic truths about the Basic Law

Israel properly does not compare itself to neighboring regimes.

 Palestinian flags flutter at a protest against the Nation-State Law in Rabin Square, Tel Aviv

TA municipality: Picture of Palestinian flag is doctored

Doctored image circulates after right-wing politicians decry presence of flag at protest.

Palestinian flags flutter at a protest against the Nation-State Law in Rabin Square, Tel Aviv

Tens of thousands protest Nation-State Law at Arab-led rally in Tel Aviv

A crowd forms around Rabin Square in Tel Aviv as the second consecutive protest against the Nation-State Law begins

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