New Version of Israeli Social Unrest Means Letting Go of Protests Past

Last summer's tent protests cast a long shadow over Saturday night's social justice rallies, but the thousands in the streets proved that the movement is still relevant.

One can ridicule and eulogize the new incarnation of the social justice protest movement. One can claim that it's too political or not political enough, that it's unfocused and divided, that it's effete, that nothing can recreate the events of last summer. But that would be a mistake.