Andromeda Hill is a beachfront complex of luxury apartments connected by tree-lined pathways that features such amenities as a spa and business center. Five minutes down the road is Ajami, a low-income neighborhood profiled in the 2009 film of the same name that remains one of this city’s poorer districts.
They are young and they are driven. They got half a million Israelis out on the streets demanding social justice. Now they want their votes.
The numbers tell a consistent storyline: Nearly one in four Israelis lives in poverty.
An Irish activist group has lodged a formal complaint accusing Ireland's largest company of "complicity" in what it said were violations of international law in Israel. The Ireland Palestine Solidarity Campaign, which filed the complaint with the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, has asked the OECD to investigate building materials firm CRH for providing cement and equipment for the construction of what it calls the "illegal" separation barrier, settlements and checkpoints.