Housing Protest

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Tel Aviv Tent Protesters Seek to 'Overthrow Bibi'

Leftist MKs, unions pile into Tel Aviv's Rothschild Boulevard, complaining about housing crisis, and calling to replace Netanyahu.

Tel Aviv Tent Protesters Seek to 'Overthrow Bibi'

"Ironically Police Evictions Come to Tel Aviv"

After receiving municipal eviction orders, Tel Aviv tent camp residents are staying put, expect police to use force. Just like "settlers."

Tel Aviv Tent City Expects Police to Swoop

Tel Aviv Demonstration Against 'Palestine'

Dozens of nationalists gathered in Tel Aviv’s Rothschild Boulevard in a protest march against the Palestinian Authority’s statehood bid.

Nationalists March in Tel Aviv, Protest Against 'Palestine'

Housing Demo Turns Violent

Police arrest about 20 protesters in Tel Aviv after they hurled paint and eggs at municipality. Mayor evacuated.

Housing Demo Turns Violent, 20 Arrested

Tent Protest Moves to the Next Stage

Housing protest leaders present their demands. "We're here to stay. These problems affect everyone and we need to act together."

Tent Protest Moves to the Next Stage: We're Here to Stay

Trajtenberg: United People Won't be Defeated

Prof. Trajtenberg, head of PM's social welfare committee, explains the message of unity which emanates from the social protests

Prof. Trajtenberg: Unified People Won't be Defeated

Leef 'Refused to Serve in IDF'

Nail in the coffin of the "social protest?" Grassroots group finds protest leader refused to serve in the IDF 'occupation army'.

Social Protest Leader Leef 'Refused to Serve in IDF'

Tent Protest Collapsing?

Numerous voices in the press say that the protest that rocked the nation is about to die.

Tent Protest Collapsing?

Protesters: Trajtenberg, Resign

Leaders of New Israel Fund's press-driven protest want Netanyahu himself to face them.

NIF Protesters: Trajtenberg, Resign

Budget Battle: Defense vs. Benefits

Upset in Defense Ministry as government weighs cuts to pay for benefits. “This could bring us back to 2006.”

Budget Battle: Defense vs. Benefits

"Nationalists, Don't Join Protests"

Head of terror victims' organization calls upon religious Zionist community not to support the housing protest.

Call to Nationalists: Don't Join the Protests

Musician Threatens Violence

Yirmi Kaplan says if Netanyahu does not heed protesters they should resort to violence.

Musician Threatens Violent Protest

Peres Prods Protesters

President Peres calls for talks between the protest leadership and the socio-economic committee of experts.

Peres Prods Protesters: Talk to Committee

Nat'list Housing Protest Folding

Baruch Marzel and Meir Bretler decided to fold their tent after thousands of units were approved in Jerusalem.

Nationalist Housing Protest Tent Folding

Tent Protesters Issue Threats

Tent protest leaders say they will not talk to the committee appointed to deal with them.

Tent Protesters Threaten Government

Religious Writer 'Despises' Protest

Kobi Arieli, a prominent religious journalist, publishes a scathing critique of protest created by Israel's "White Tribe."

Leading Journalist: Protest a 'Totalitarian Media' Hoax

Marzel: Quite a Few Rightists in Tel Aviv

Baruch Marzel speaks to Arutz Sheva from Tel Aviv's tent city. "Most people here welcome us with open arms."

Marzel: There Are Quite a Few Rightists in Tel Aviv

It's Official: Real Income Down by 1.2%

Protesters feeling the pinch now have data to back them up, as surveys show a 1.2% drop in real income in March-May.

It's Official: Real Income Down by 1.2%

Tent Cities get Financial Planning

Tent protesters get financial counseling from group that preaches, “Political change – and individual responsibility.”

Tent Cities get Financial Planning

Press 'Inflated Numbers'

Journalist takes magnifying glass to reports about 300,000 protesters, says real number is about 65,000.

Press Accused of Inflating Number of Protesters

Protesters: We're Not Communists

Housing protest leader denies the protests are meant to topple Netanyahu government: "We do not want him to quit, just improve."

Protest Leader: We're Not Communists

PM: Impossible to Ignore Protest

"We want to give genuine solutions in a thorough – not cosmetic – way: a genuine change in the order of priorities to ease economic burden."

Netanyahu: Impossible to Ignore Public Protest

Rabbi: Want a Home? Repent for Gush Katif

Rav Daniel Stavsky warns protesters that without repenting for expulsion of Jews from Gush Katif, they will not merit housing.

Rabbi: Want a Home? Repent for Gush Katif

Protesters Think Big, Ketzaleh Thinks Bigger

Housing protest organizers hope for 500,000 at Saturday night rally, Ketzaleh calls on one million from Judea, Samaria, Jerusalem to join.

Protest: Organizers Think Big, Ketzaleh Thinks Bigger

Sheftel: Crisis? Nonsense

The financial “crisis” raised by protest leaders is absurd, says Yoram Sheftel, pointing to a rapid increase in consumption of luxury goods.

Sheftel: Crisis? Nonsense

Anarchists Attack Nationalists

Angry about nationalist presence in 'their' protest, anarchists set fire to a tent and attack a cameraman.

Anarchists Set Fire to Nationalist Tent

What Do They Want to Achieve?

Terror victims' organization head Meir Indor's disturbing take on the housing protests in Israel. Is Netanyahu listening?

What Do They Want to Achieve? The Tent City Protests

Nationalists Join Protest

Im Tirtzu, My Israel, Raananim descend on leftist Tel Aviv protest at Rothschild Ave. under police protection.

Nationalists Join Housing Protest

Zilber: Protest is Leftist

Singer Ariel Zilber was invited to the tent camp in Tel Aviv but the invitation was cancelled. The reason? He planned to praise Netanyahu.

Israeli Singer: The Housing Protest is Definitely Leftist

Shama-Hacohen: Protesters Are 'Irresponsible'

MK Carmel Shama criticizes housing protesters, says their demands are irresponsible.

MK Shama-Hacohen: Protesters Are 'Irresponsible'

Strassler Blames Hareidim

Economica commentator Nehemia Strassler says hareidim and Judea and Samaria resident are to blame for the housing crisis.

Journalist Blames Hareidim, Settlers for Housing Crisis

Housing Protest Silly Demands

Left-wing rabble rousers' demands to negotiate with Netanyahu himself, on live television, may lose them Union support.

Housing Protest Leaders Lose Ground with Silly Demands

Ben-Ari Faces Off with Critic

MK Ben-Ari supports residents of his childhood neighborhood in southern Tel Aviv, fends off leftist critic.

Ben-Ari Faces Off with Leftist Critic

PM: We'll Change Priorities

"We must avoid irresponsible, hasty and populist steps," says Prime Minister, yet agrees "some of the claims are justified."

Netanyahu Answers Protesters: We'll Change Priorities

Housing Protest is Radical Left

Is the housing protest really innocent and apolitical? Not according to Meir Indor, who listened carefully to what is being said at 'tent ci

Indor: Housing Protest is Radical Left

Nationalists Crash Protest

Activists for housing in Samaria piggybacking on the leftist housing demonstration: "We are not afraid."

Nationalists Crashing Housing Protest

Heat Wave Health Tips

The largest health fund in Israel, Kupat Cholim Clalit, tells how you can beat the heat wave in your housing protest tent.

Sweltering in Your Protest Tent? Here's A Survival Kit

Netanyahu Housing Plans Foiled?

Bank of Israel instructs banks to tighten their financing terms for developers, presenting a problem for PM's cheap housing plan.

Bank of Israel Move Could Foil Netanyahu’s Housing Plan

Tent City Comes to Tekoa

The tent city housing protests have also reached the Gush Etzion community of Tekoa. Arutz Sheva was there.

Not Just Tel Aviv: Housing Protest Hits Judea and Samaria

'Don’t Forget Judea and Samaria'

The Legal Forum responds to PM’s plan to solve the housing crisis: solve the housing crisis in Judea and Samaria and you've solved it all!

Legal Forum to PM: Housing Crisis is Easily Solvable