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Rothschild Boulevard as an example

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July 17, 2011 22:28

Like the cottage cheese uprising, the housing market protest is a symptom of a much larger ailment – the inability of a growing number of Israelis to make ends meet.

MKs visit tent city housing protest in TA

Tent City Undearwear 311. (photo credit:LAHAV HARKOV)

Yet another grassroots movement fed up with the skyrocketing prices of basic necessities was born over the weekend. This time it was discontent with our troubled housing market that sparked a surprisingly dynamic protest initiative.

Hundreds of demonstrators who had coordinated their steps via Facebook converged on Rothschild Boulevard in Tel Aviv Thursday evening and set up tents in a dramatic demonstration of “homelessness.”

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