The left has been drowned in the nineties by more than 1 million of eastern europe jews who moved to Israel, they are not leftists. Meanwhile, almost 700.000 Israeli have left Israel, most of them are democrats who could not stand the boom of theocratic and racist trends They got tired of financing the settlers while the few survivors of holocaust remained in misery. The hope is in these young israeli leftists who protest every friday with the palestinians against the wall, the land grabbers, etc.
Palestinian minors hurl rocks toward visitors at West Bank spring; none hurt (Haaretz)
from the article: For Mideast peace, Israel needs to own up to Palestinian pain