Parents and children protest in ’stroller marches‘ across Israel

05.08.2011                      05.Aw-Elul, 5771

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Parents and children protest in 'stroller marches' across Israel

Demonstrators march in Tel Aviv, Herzliya and Kiryat Motzkin to protest high cost of raising children; 'stroller march' organizer rejects Treasury's claim that free education for children aged 10 and over is unreasonable.

More than 1,000 parents participated Thursday in stroller marches across Israel, with about 500 in Tel Aviv, 400 in Hertzliya, 200 in Kiryat Motzkin, near Haifa, and about 50 in Sderot, all protesting against the high cost of raising children in Israel.
Meanwhile, a protest took place outside the Histadrut headquarters in Tel Aviv, where Histadrut Labor Federation Chairman Ofer Eini and the head of the workers' committee  presented speeches to demonstrators. Youth groups, together with representatives of the National Union of Israeli Students, also participated in the rally….