The protestors wore Yesh Atid t-shirts and carried Israeli flags and signs reading "stop the carnage. We're fighting for the country."
INSIDE POLITICS: Once they were eight, sitting around the Bennett-Lapid cabinet table, all sharing one mutual achievement. Now they are five and sharing a defeat.
Netanyahu met with Arye Deri and Itamar Ben-Gvir on Wednesday, with Deri continuing to insist on the Finance Ministry.
My recommendation is not for a normal unity government but rather for a package deal that will blow up the blocs and probably also the careers of Benjamin Netanyahu, Yair Lapid and Benny Gantz.
Under Merav Michaeli's leadership, Labor fell from seven seats to just four, and yet she refuses to take responsibility for the failure.
On Wednesday night, Meretz was placed just below the threshold of 3.25%, and the Likud led with 32 seats.
The blame game began after it became clear on Wednesday afternoon that Balad was not going to pass the electoral threshold, thus ensuring a victory for the Right bloc led by Netanyahu.
Overnight, Israel saw the number of women in the government shrink from 24 seats to just eight. Who are the women of Israel's new government?
With Meretz and Balad definitely below the threshold, Netanyahu is ensured victory and will look to form a coalition.
The change his party is leading is "inevitable," the prime minister said. "You can delay it, but you can't stop it."