there is no doubt that foreign elements, including hard core marxists and anarchists, are behind the protests. while some of the original demands are legitimate, most notably effordable housing, the ultimate goal is to topple the elected government and to impose a marxist economic system in israel. some of the protestors themselves might not be aware that they are being manipulated by forces that do not wish them well.
Defense Ministry says had no knowledge of alleged improper defense deals by Gal Hirsch (Haaretz)
from the article: Marches held across Israel as social protests enter fourth week