Do those who say they will vote for Yair Lapid realize what he represents?
Israel housing protest
'It’s dangerous for all the young people to concentrate in the "state of Tel Aviv,"' says organizer of new movement. 'It’s a bit pretentious, but we can call it 'pioneering.'
In interview with TheMarker, finance minister won’t say he’s seeking lower home prices, emphasizes a return to normalcy.
More than 30 percent of owners fail to report income from short-term leases arranged through Airbnb website.
Hagai Amit made a bid to reignite the spirit of the social protest. The masses prefer their smartphones.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has ignored the social protest’s demands. We face an ongoing housing crisis, a collapse of social services and a soaring cost of living.
Nadine Baudot-Trajtenberg warns that the financial burden could prompt street protests.
Rental prices should be lowered by selling more land for housing development. Then housing and rental prices will decrease.
Overall, there were 47,700 new housing units last year, 3.9% more than 2014 - but number of housing units completed last year fell by 2.8% to 43,400 units.
The percentage of Israelis who are satisfied with their lives is similar to the figures for New Zealand, Australia and Mexico.