Moshe Silman: Collective tragedy, or a personal one?

21.07.2012                      02.Aw. 5772                      Matot-Massei

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Moshe Silman: Collective tragedy, or a personal one?

When Binyamin Netanyahu called Moshe Silman’s self-immolation a "personal tragedy," was he overlooking the fact that a growing number of Israelis feel there is no social safety net to support them?

For the thousands of people who made it to last Saturday night’s renewed social justice protest in Tel Aviv, the reunion event – called to mark a year since last year’s mass demonstrations – is likely to be one they will never forget….