The Comatose State: Why Israel Needs a Tahrir Square

As Egypt and Syria attempt to topple their leaders, Israelis are more concerned with the minutiae of life. This must change, before it's too late.

Dawn, and the last mosquitoes are dying in the bedroom. The garbage trucks are making their last rounds. And the newscasts are reporting the day’s forecast (hot and humid), the latest traffic accidents and the death of an infant girl abandoned in the family car.