Communist Party of Israel

MK Ofer Cassif (Hadash – Joint List), a leading member of the Communist Party of Israel, spoke with Leena Dallasheh from Jacobin magazine about the recent escalation in violence, noting its direct connection with the current political impasse in Israel and Netanyahu’s attempts to maintain control of the country. He also elaborates on his party’s vision for ending the conflict, highlighting the primacy of ending the occupation as a first step toward a just solution that must also include the right of return for refugees, and equality and rights for Palestinians within Israel. Jacobin published the interview on May 27, 2021, and following are excerpts from the talk. Jacobin: Can you start by giving us a brief overview of the situation since the ceasefire between Israel and Hamas? Cassif: As long as the occupation continues, the ceasefire will not change much. Of course, it changes a lot for the people who…

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