The tent revolution is Israel’s only chance for a liberal state

01.08.2011                      01.Aw-Elul, 5771


The tent revolution is Israel's only chance for a liberal state

Israelis are being united by popular protests, but balkanized by their demands.

The good news: these really are historic days. We had been sure that we had given up on the country without a fight, and that we had no voice. However, we are fighting, and still believe that there is a chance for change.
Indeed, the Middle East is a much more uniform area than we had imagined: A merchant who set himself on fire in Tunis drew thousands onto the streets of Israel. We are embarking on a revolution….