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Social Justice Rallies

By Baruch Gordon
8/14/2011, 12:08 AM
What's it all about? What suddenly happened in Israel that sparked thousands to come out and demonstrate in the streets against the economic situation?
 
I'll let Chaim the Barber from the development town of Bet Shemesh tell you his take. I happened to be in Bet Shemesh on Friday, and downloaded bushels of hair at the local barber – a barber shop that I've never been to. Chaim the Barber is a Sephardic Jew, representative of the simple working class Israeli.

 

 

Chaim the Bet Shemesh Barber/Political Commentator
 
I asked Chaim what he makes of these demonstrations. Here's what he said: