01.08.2011 01.Aw-Elul, 5771
Protest leadership expands its demands to health and education, in addition to housing costs.
Organizers of Israel's housing protest called on Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday to engage in direct dialogue with them, blaming him for dismissing the people's demands.
Israel's housing protest has been gaining momentum over the last few weeks. Some 150,000 demonstrators took to the streets on Saturday, and a top treasury official resigned on Sunday, raising questions from leading commentators over Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's ability to ride out a revolt by the middle class….