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  • The tent movement is coming (back)

    By Shmuel Rosner

    March 30, 2012 | 2:43 pm

    For various reasons, most Israelis think that the cost-of-living protests must resume — and resume they will. This summer in Israel threatens to be a repeat of last year’s summer of tents and demonstrations. Not much has changed since last year, which could make things go...

  • Tel Aviv tent cities evacuated

    October 3, 2011 | 11:28 am

    The tent cities remaining in Tel Aviv from this summer’s social justice protests were evacuated.

    Police and Tel Aviv city inspectors evacuated at least three tent city sites on Monday, as well as empty tents on the main Rothschild Boulevard site. A court injunction prevented a full...

  • Big climax to Israel’s summer of protest — but then what?

    September 6, 2011 | 12:33 pm

    Demonstrations on Sept. 3 by more than 400,000 Israelis calling for social justice represented a powerful climax to an unprecedented summer of protests and activism.

    The nationwide protests, billed as the March of the Million, have been called the largest demonstration in Israel’s...

  • Settler leader visits Tel Aviv tent city

    By Jeffrey Hensiek

    August 9, 2011 | 10:49 am

    The chairman of the main settler organization visited the tent city in Tel Aviv to express solidarity.

    Danny Dayan, chairman of the Yesha Council, met Tuesday with the leaders of the housing protest. He was joined by the heads of two West Bank municipalities.

    “This protest has...