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  • With protests, Israelis are seeking the revival of welfare state

    August 2, 2011 | 10:45 am

    The wave of protests sweeping Israel is about much more than the lack of affordable housing: It’s a grass-roots demand for the major redistribution of the nation’s wealth.

    In social terms, protesters are calling for a more caring government attuned to the needs of young,...