Nearly 2,000 people arrived Friday morning for the start of the third annual Human Rights March in Tel Aviv.
is being organized for the third year in a row by the Association for Civil
Rights in Israel (ACRI) in collaboration with dozens of other local human rights
organizations. Organizers say the recent social justice movement that swept the
country over the summer, bringing hundreds of thousands of Israelis into the
streets, will give the march added relevance.
Two dozen counter-protesters from the right-wing nationalist Im Tirzu organization held a counter demonstration.
Ben Hartman contributed to this report