Israel’s social protest leaders to present alternative expert panel

15.08.2011                      15.Aw-Elul, 5771                       TuBeAw

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Israel's social protest leaders to present alternative expert panel

The new team, some 60 academics and public figures, vows to present practical possibilities for changing priorities; team's members declare they intend to work with complete transparency.

The leaders of the social protest have put together their own alternative group of experts who will draw up a new socioeconomic policy, separate from the panel established by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu under Prof. Manuel Trajtenberg.
A press conference will be held in Tel Aviv Monday morning to announce the members of the team, many of whom have approached the leaders in recent days, offering their assistance in formulating a new policy. Some of the experts even called on the leaders not to cooperate with the panel set up by Netanyahu….