Social protest leaders form political movement

26.12.2011                      30.Kislev. 5772                       Channuka 6                      Rosch Chodesch 1

Israelischer Sommer:

Social protest leaders form political movement

Daphni Leef says movement "will forge an extra-parliamentary means to protest the cost of living, fight for Israeli democratic and cultural values, and serve all branches of the protest that started this past summer."

Leaders of the summer’s “J14” protest movement for social justice announced Sunday what they called the formation of a political movement based on the protests that swept the country over the summer.
Daphni Leef, the 26-year-old Tel Avivian who started the nationwide tent city protests against housing costs this July with a post on Facebook, said the movement “will forge an extra-parliamentary means to protest the cost of living, fight for Israeli democratic and cultural values and serve all branches of the protest that started this past summer.”…