October 21, 2013
Why Israelis Are Leaving Israel
Guy Rolnik, Haaretz
The Associated Press
In the summer of 2011, without warning, hundreds of thousands of Israelis left their homes and went to demonstrate in the streets. It was the biggest protest in Israeli history and one of the biggest in the world, relative to the population. Foreign reporters in Israel were confounded. Their editors in London, New York, Berlin and Rome wanted explanations. What was going on? Why? But they didn't know.