A month ago, no one predicted the Arab Spring spreading into Israel. That all changed several weeks ago when Israelis created tent cities to publicly protest the lack of affordable housing. Last Saturday, 250,000 people came out en masse into the streets to rally against the country’s high cost of living.
All this after Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu declared Israel as stable in the midst of protests that “shake” its neighboring countries. See Israeli journalist and musician Noy Alooshe’s recent video that sets the assured Netanyahu to music as protest images flash while he speaks:
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