"Many Arabic-language papers compare local struggle to the Arab world's recent revolutions and boast that Israel is following in their footsteps." Except for the two small differences: 1) The Israeli government is not shooting or beating the protesters. 2) Netanyahu et.al., were elected and they are concerned about being re-elected and not worried about being hung from a lamppost.
Obama to meet with Jordan's King Abdullah in White House later this month (Reuters)
from the article: Arab media calls social protests 'Israeli Spring'