‘Don’t Throw Stones from Glass Tents’

"Social justice" protesters should examine their own lives before throwing verbal stones at others, says Israeli actress Anat Waxman.

Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu ,

Actress Anat Waxman
Actress Anat Waxman
Arutz Sheva: Flash 90

“Social justice" protesters should examine their own lives before throwing verbal stones at others, says Israeli actress Anat Waxman.

“Ask yourselves how you live well enough to travel outside Israel and sit in coffee houses and buy quality brands,” she said in an interview with an Israel’s Entertainment News.

“Take down your tents and your festival ‘happening’ and start doing your homework about how you live,” she commented.

Waxman pointed out in another interview that she supports the objectives of the protests but that each demonstrator should first check his or her own personal life.

“We have to look at ourselves as a society and not as consumers who like to sit in coffee houses,” she said. “It is not enough simply to accuse others, everyone must ask, ‘How did we get into this situation’?"

“Rothschild [Avenue] is full of coffee houses where people sit and watch, and this tells me they have to do some housecleaning.”

Rothschild Avenue has been at the center of the Tel Aviv protests, which have grown in numbers but also have taken on a “Woodstock” atmosphere, offering a cheap vacation in the middle of the summer.

The Student Union of Tel Aviv University erected a mobile home without wheels (“caravan” in Hebrew) on Rothschild Sunday night at the intersection with Sheinkin Street, Israel’s most popular image of a colony of left-wing artists and coffee houses.

The city of Tel Aviv was not happy with the new structure, which gives the tent protest a flavor of an ”outpost” in Judea and Samaria. Officials immediately gave notice that the students had 48 hours to remove it or face demolition, similar to the fate of many structures in Judea and Samaria. It was towed away in the morning hours.




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