Thousands of Israelis take part in ’stroller marches‘ across the country

29.07.2011                      27.Tammus, 5771


Thousands of Israelis take part in 'stroller marches' across the country

In the latest protest against the spiraling costs of living in Israel, parents march with their children in 16 locations across the country.

Thousands of people gathered in 16 locations across Israel Thursday, in what has been dubbed "the strollers march," to protest the high costs of raising a family. Parents marched with their children in simultaneous protests in Tel Aviv, Rishon Letzion, Holon, Yehud, Modi’in, Ashdod, Sderot, Ra’anana, Nes Tziona, Rehovot and Be'er Sheva. A similar march will be held in Jerusalem on Sunday.
"The country has breached its contract with the citizens, and has betrayed us," said a mother who took part in one of the protests. "People thought that if they work hard, pay taxes and have children everything will be alright."…