Artist Itay Zalait said the piece in Rabin Square, which features an image of Netanyahu perched at a long dining table with his hand in a cake, represents "the last meal of Israeli democracy".
Statues to slave traders and colonial kings litter european cities. Is it time for them to go?
The statue was daubed with red paint to protest the ex-king's role in the colonisation of what is now the Democratic Republic of Congo.
This event draws attention to both the impact of the coronavirus outbreak on the cultural scene and the need to follow health advice.
Thirty-seven years after the Falklands war, a tiny statue of the Madonna taken at the end of the conflict and held in Britain is going home to Argentina in a gesture of reconciliation blessed by Pope Francis in Vatican City.
The statue was removed on Wednesday, with authorities saying it had become a security risk.
In 1863, the great statue of Nike was discovered at the temple complex which is the Sanctuary of the Great Gods and is now on show at the Louvre museum in Paris. A replica is being made from marble and will be erected this summer on the northern Aegean island