Latest Saturday protests mark 6 months of anti-Netanyahu rallies

Along with main demonstration outside PM’s residence in Jerusalem, protesters also gather outside Ramat Gan hospital where the premier is vaccinated on live TV

19 December 2020

Anti-Netanyahu protests were held Saturday evening across Israel, six months after the start of weekly mass demonstrations against the premier.

The protesters, rallying for the 26th straight week, are calling for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s resignation over his indictment on graft charges and handling of the coronavirus pandemic.

In Jerusalem some 1,000 protesters marched from the Chords Bridge at the main entrance to the city to Paris Square, next to the Prime Minister’s Residence.

Along with the main demonstration outside the Prime Minister’s Residence, protests were held at Rabin Square in Tel Aviv and outside Sheba Medical Center in Ramat Gan, where Netanyahu received Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine on live television Saturday evening, the first Israeli to be vaccinated.