Shifting Ground Beneath Israel's Feet

Seemingly unrelated upheavals at the banks, in the big unions, at the undersea gas fields and in politics are actually part of a sweeping process - of democratization.

Could there be a connection between the leave of absence taken by Alon Hassan, the chairman of the Ashdod Port workers’ committee chairman - and  Bank Leumi’s decision not to write off NIS 150 million in debt for the IDB conglomerate?