Socialist activists protested the deaths of 67 construction workers during 2020 in Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, Nazareth, and Sakhnin on Friday.
The roadblocks are meant to prevent Israelis from taken advantage of the sunny weekend ahead and travel the country, in violation of the lockdown.
Tu Bishvat became a day for planting trees, and in 1908, Jewish National Fund and the educational system officially adopted this practice.
When he left his car to retrieve the camera tripod, he was bombarded by stones and trash bags, as well as other objects. He has sustained multiple injuries.
"The rest of the world is adopting coronavirus travel standards that the Health Ministry has not even begun to examine," he said.
The attack is the first one attributed to Israel to take place under President Joe Biden's administration.
In one incident, a five-year-old Palestinian boy was injured after the vehicle he was in was stoned by settlers near the Givat Asaf junction.
The incident was condemned by many politicians, including by ultra-Orthodox MKs who called on extremist factions in the ultra-Orthodox community to cooperate with the police.
Bituach Leumi (National Insurance) published a short and overdue report from past data on poverty and inequality in Israel.
Israel’s vaccination success — accompanied by a spike in COVID cases — is partially due to the country’s universal health care system, its tech savvy and its small size.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's credibility as a right wing leader took a beating this week, even as his numbers remained high in the polls.
There will be a number of online programs that will mark this day, which is held on the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz.