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  • Tens of thousands protest Israel's 'Crime Minister': Will it matter?

    Nobody expected Saturday's demonstration to be so enormous, but everyone was angry. Creative expressions of frustration were everywhere and demonstrators vowed to continue the protests — but what impact will they have?  What started as a ripple on Israeli social media networks over the weekend burst out into a full-blown, massive demonstration against the government on Saturday night, in the heart of Tel Aviv, under the title of “the walk of shame.” Israeli news outlets estimated that tens of thousands turned out spontaneously to vent their anger against government corruption. [tmwinpost] Police closed off sections of Rothschild Boulevard and surrounding streets for part…

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  • The true colors of Netanyahu's audience

    Protests during Netanyahu's speech on Tuesday will make it clear that he doesn't speak for all Jews, but rather for a dangerous alliance between extremist elements in Israel and the United States.  By Avital Burg Thousands of bikers, wearing leather jackets decorated with skull-shaped U.S. flags, eagles and guns, will ride tomorrow to Capitol Hill in Washington DC to support Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's controversial speech in Congress. On their Facebook event page, one of the organizers, Tina WhiteBacon Lane, wrote about the chosen location for their rally: “...that is where the Muslims will be...It will be the fuse being…

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