Israel social protest leaders to form new political party

16.04.2012                      24.Nissan. 5772                     Tag 9 des Omer

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Israel social protest leaders to form new political party

Activists are currently working on a party platform, suggestions for which can be posted on the Facebook page for the social coalition movement.

A familiar group of social activists is forming a new political party, with an eye to changing Israel's socioeconomic agenda from inside the Knesset.
Three of the most prominent figures in the endeavor are Gad Haran, head of the Ami social protest organization; Jackie Edry, a leader of the battles against raising water fees and on behalf of contract workers; and Ze'ev Grauer, one of the heads of the cost-of-living protest. Grauer is also involved in the protest against high gasoline prices in Israel….