Israel’s periphery ‚proved it is part of the struggle‘

15.08.2011                      15.Aw-Elul, 5771                       TuBeAw

Israelischer Sommer:

Israel's periphery 'proved it is part of the struggle'

Residents of Haifa, Afula and Be'er Sheva express satisfaction after Saturday social justice protests draw tens of thousands outside of Tel Aviv.

Activists expressed satisfaction Sunday with social protests drew thousands in the cities of Be’er Sheva, Haifa, Modi'in and Afula on Saturday night, saying that the turnout proved they were part of the demonstrations over the cost of living in Israel.
According to one protest organizer, the event marked the first time that more than 20,000 people had turned out to demonstrate in Be’er Sheva, but also conceded that the organizers “expected many more”….