After the Arab Spring, the Israeli Summer?

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August 17, 2011
by Nathalie Rothschild  
Posted in Commentary, LAND Commentary

"It started with a boycott of cottage cheese after a steep price hike in that Israeli breakfast staple. A month later, on 14 July, a young Israeli woman pitched a tent on Rothschild Boulevard in central Tel Aviv, in protest against rising rents and the lack of affordable housing. Soon, ‘tent cities’ were appearing across Israel. Over the past month, hundreds of thousands of people have taken to the streets to demonstrate against rising living costs." (08/17/11)  

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