Could Israel’s middle-class spearhead a national revolution?

23.07.2011                      21.Tammus, 5771                      Matot


Could Israel's middle-class spearhead a national revolution?

The most significant thing about the new wave of tent cities sprouting up across Israel is that they're populated by the children of those in power.

The issue of affordable housing darted directly to the top of the national agenda this week after hundreds of young Israelis established a tent city in downtown Tel Aviv, demanding that the government provide some sort of solution to what they are calling a major housing crisis.
Sympathy for the squatters was found to be widespread amongst the younger generation when, within days, similar protest camps sprung up in several cities and small towns across the country….