The Vatican officially recognized the state of Palestine in a new treaty finalized Wednesday.
"The strike is a message to the government: We will not accept being treated as second- or third-class citizens."
The new Joint List is now being hailed from the center to the left as the bright spot in the Israeli political scene.
Netanyahu's war-turned-genocide in Gaza has backfired badly - his strategy has helped resurrect Hamas, the very movement he tried desperately to crush.
Ms. Mahmood, the party's shadow exchequer secretary to the Treasury, made the plea at a 150,000-strong rally for solidarity with the people of Gaza on Saturday.
Here is a six-minute clip from a Google Hangout with co-editor Susan Webb and special guest Uri Weltmann, peace activist and leader of the Communist Party of Israel.
GazaNames Project features prominent artists and activists holding signs with the names and ages of Palestinian civilians killed in the recent Israeli military attacks on Gaza.
Some 7,000 Israelis protested the war in Gaza under the banner: "No more deaths - Israeli-Palestinian peace, now," the largest protest against the Israeli military operation in Gaza thus far.
Over 50 percent of Gazans are either unemployed or unpaid, they have no external access to markets, employment, or education - in short, no access to the outside world.
"Everybody knows now that Netanyahu and his co-bullies were aware the three young settlers were murdered on the first day they were kidnapped."