Daphne Leef, who ignited the social protest movement this summer, called
for a renewal of protests and a "national strike" during a press
conference in Tel Aviv's Rabin Square Tuesday morning.
The heads of the protest movement will convene one rally on October 29,
to be followed three days later by what they call the "'first national strike in Israel's history."
The strike is meant to include "all
citizens across the country, pupils, students and workers, on strike for
one day, as an act of protest against the difficult social situation in
the State of Israel and the government's outrageous disregard for the