Israel protest leaders prepare for third weekend of mass rallies

07.08.2011                      07.Aw-Elul, 5771

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Israel protest leaders prepare for third weekend of mass rallies

Protests to be held in Tel Aviv, Jerusalem; Police close off major arteries in Tel Aviv; 500 protesters demonstrate at Shomrim junction in the north.

Protest leaders are planning a massive rally in Tel Aviv Saturday night for the third consecutive week, hoping to top the 150,000 who came out nationwide a week earlier.
On Saturday evening, around 500 protesters demonstrated at the Shomrim Junction in the Yizrael Valley. The rally, held under the slogan, "the northern periphery is awakening" was meant to protest the high cost of living in northern Israel….