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PLO: Hamas' taxes caused the protests

PLO Executive Committee says Hamas is fully responsible for the social protests that erupted in Gaza.

PLO: Hamas' taxes caused the protests

Head of 'Berlin Protest' to Return to Israel

In a surprising move, the leader of the “Berlin Protest” announces he is shutting down his Facebook page and returning to Israel.

Head of 'Berlin Protest' to Return to Israel

Is the 'Milky' Protest Fading Away?

23,000 people confirmed attendance at cost of living protest in Tel Aviv - but only a few dozen showed up.

Is the 'Milky' Protest Fading Away?

Protest Head: Lapid Destroyed Chances to Buy Homes

Head of Facebook campaign urging Israelis to move to Berlin fires back at Finance Minister who criticized the campaign.

Head of Berlin Protest: Lapid Destroyed Our Chances to Buy Homes

'The Israeli Public is Disappointed'

Prof. who headed socio-economic committee in 2011 warns that protest encouraging Israelis to move to Germany is “a real threat”.

'The Israeli Public is Disappointed'

Two Years Later, Social Protest in Tel Aviv

Leftist-organized protest that lured hundreds of thousands in 2011, weakened economy, expected to be low key.

Two Years Later, Social Protest in Tel Aviv's Streets

Israelis Protest Against Budget, PM's Expenses

Israelis protested against the state budget as well as against the increase in the budget of the Prime Minister’s residence.

Israelis Protest Against Budget, Netanyahu's Expenses

Protesters Outside Lapid's Home Tell Him to Resign

About 100 people demonstrated outside the home of Finance Minister Lapid against the planned budget cuts, calling on him to resign.

Protesters Outside Lapid's Home Tell Him to Resign

Protests Forgotten, Cottage Cheese Prices to Rise

The mass protests in Israel over the high cost of living several summers ago were triggered by high dairy prices - which are going higher

Protests Forgotten, Cottage Cheese, Dairy Prices to Rise

Clinton Guru Helping Labor Unseat Netanyahu

Democratic strategist Stanley Greenberg, reportedly behind "social protests," hired for Labor campaign.

Clinton Guru Helping Labor Unseat Netanyahu

Trouble in Haaretz, Too: Strike on Thursday

Two newspapers suffer economic aftershocks of "social protest" that they themselves fueled last year.

Trouble in Haaretz, Too: Strike on Thursday

US Prepares for Riots, Buys 1.2 Billion Bullets

U.S. Homeland Security is preparing for an all-out “American Spring” rebellion and has bought 1.2 billion bullets for trained snipers.

US Prepares for Riots, Buys 1.2 Billion Bullets

Protester's Self-Immolation Sparks New Rallies

About 2,000 protest in Tel Aviv against public housing conditions in Israel. Protests also in Jerusalem, Haifa and Be’er Sheva.

Protester's Self-Immolation Sparks New Social Justice Rallies

Guru to Social Protesters: Stop Being Negative

Real estate "guru" Shemin is in Israel with important messages to Israeli social protesters & praise to Israeli entrepanuarship

Multi Millionaire Guru to Social Protesters: Stop Being Negativeplayer

Regev: Social Protesters Are Leftist Anarchists

MK Miri Regev: the social protesters are left-wing anarchists who act against the State. They do not want social change.

Regev: Social Protesters Are Simply Leftist Anarchists

Social Protest Activists Set Up Tents in Tel Aviv

Social protest activists set up some 20 tents in a park near the central train station in Tel Aviv, this time approved by the city.

Social Protest Returns as Activists Set Up Tents in Tel Aviv

Leftists 'Paid Sudanese to Break Bank Windows'

Police investigating information that top activists received NIS 4M to renew "social protests."

Leftists 'Paid Sudanese to Break Bank Windows'player

Imitating Hamas, Leftists to Hold 'Rage' Demo

"Social Protest" activists call on artists to cancel appearances in "White Night" festival.

Imitating Hamas, Leftists to Hold 'Rage' Demoplayer

Anarchy Takes Over ‘Social Justice’ Protests

Protesters broke bank windows and battled each other as anarchy hijacks the left-wing “social justice” movement. Dozens arrested.

Anarchy Takes Over ‘Social Justice’ Protests

May 1st Rally Reminiscent of Social Protest

A Tel Aviv rally in honor of International Workers’ Day turned into a call to bring back last summer’s social protest.

May 1st Rally Reminiscent of Summer Social Protestplayer

Mofaz Banking on Social Agenda

Newly-elected Kadima chairman Shaul Mofaz is hoping a social agenda will restore his party's fortunes and launch him into the premiership.

Mofaz Banking on Social Agenda

NIF Exposes its Involvement in Social Protests

A message on the New Israel Fund's website has revealed the radical organization's involvement in the social protests last summer.

NIF Exposes its own Involvement in Social Protests

Steinitz: Incitement Against CEOs 'Most Dangerous'

“Incitement” against corporations is the most dangerous kind of incitement, says Finance Minister Yuval Steinitz.

Steinitz: Incitement Against CEOs 'Most Dangerous of All'

Evictions Compel Protesters to Reevaluate Tactics

As the municipalities increasingly evict Occupy movement camps the protesters weigh a shift in tactics.

Can Social Protesters Survive and Thrive without Base Camps?

Protesters Injured at Finance Minister's House

A protest over housing costs at Finance Minister Yuval Steinitz's house turned rowdy and ended in clashes, injuries.

Protesters Injured at Finance Minister's House

Trajtenberg Committee to Present Final Report

The Trajtenberg Committee for socio-economic change to officially release recommendations and final report.

Trajtenberg Committee to Present Final Report

Israeli Freedom Movement: Less Gov't, More Freedom

New Israeli Freedom Movement: "We don’t have capitalism in Israel, but piggish socialism that controls the market and blocks innovation."

Israeli Freedom Movement: We Need Less Government & More Freedomplayer

Daphni Leef: I'm Not a Leftist

Social protest leader Daphni Leef tells Arutz Sheva: I'm not a leftist. There's no right or left in this protest, just people.

Daphni Leef: I'm Not a Leftist

Radio Host: Media Taking Advantage of Protests

Radio personality Jojo Abutbul came to take part in a TV panel on the protests and heard anti-government sentiments in the corridor.

Radio Host: Media Taking Advantage of Protests

Red Flag Protest Continues

"Social protesters" march in Tel Aviv, shouting pacifist slogans under red banners, even as Gaza attacks.

Red Flag Protest Continues Despite Deaths

Lieberman: Social Protesters 'Paid Shouters'

Foreign minister Avigdor Lieberman said Israel's social protesters 'are just loudmouths paid to shout for the media.'

Lieberman: Social Protesters 'Paid Shouters'

Protester: Adopt Biblical Social Principles

Arutz Sheva met with “the philosopher of the revolution.” See and hear what he has to say about the solution to the housing crisis.

Protester: Time to Adopt Biblical Social Principlesplayer

Beck Compares Social Protesters to "Communist

American radio personality Glenn Beck likened Israel's 'social protest' leaders to "communists," asked who is funding them.

Glenn Beck Compares Social Protesters to "Communists"

Netanyahu: Solutions Within 'Weeks'

Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu vowed to enact solutions to issues raised by Israel's 'social protests' within 'weeks.'

Netanyahu: Solutions Within 'Weeks'

Large 'Social Protests' Saturday Night

Tens of thousands attended Israel's ongoing 'social justice' protests across the country Saturday night; Arab sector joins in.

'Social Protests' in Peripheral Cities Saturday Night

Donor Says Social Protests Political

Left-wing American millionaire and donor to Israel's social protests say they are nothing if not political.

Donor Says Social Protests Political

Barak: 'We Don't Live In Switzerland'

Defense minister Ehud Barak says he opposes defense cuts despite backing social protests, considering Israel's rough neighborhood.

Barak Opposes Defense Cuts: 'We Don't Live In Switzerland'

Survey: What PA? Israelis Focused on Welfare

Most Israelis see socio-economic issues as the country's top concern, while only 11% see talks with the PA as the most pressing issue.

Survey: What PA? Israelis Focused on Welfare

Social Protests Media Driven

Reporter Raviv Drucker says Israel's social protest movement is driven by the media's political agenda.

Israeli Ace Reporter:  Social Protests Media Driven

No Confidence Motions Discussed

Opposition discussed no confidence motions as social protest groups begin bickering. PM: "Jabotinsky believed in free market".

Knesset Debates No Confidence Motions