Israeli tycoon left a Mossad career for business, won the bottling franchise in Israel in 1967 and built a business empire with the profits.
Israel social protest
For Netanyahu and Lieberman, the only Israeli voters who matter at all, are the pro-Kahane, pro-incitement online thugs of the farthest right.
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.
Five years on from the social protest movement of 2011, the question is whether it succeeded or failed. To answer that, we must go back to the protest’s initial goals.
Businesses reduced ad spending by 13% after cost-of-living demonstrations swept Israel in 2011.
Rallies had impact only in the year after, a survey by TheMarker shows/
Top executives defend themselves against price gouging, unhealthy products and a hostile media and government.
Zvi Hauser tells Channel 10 that the agreement that freed Palestinian prisoners in exchange for captured Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit 'served as a cold bucket of water' on the social justice protests of the prior summer.
It’s early to say whether the grousing will turn into a new policy. Maybe it’s just people blowing off steam after seeing their pay shrink thanks to the new executive salary-cap law.