A different kind of road protest

Tuesday, June 28, 2005 | 
In the latest protest against the pullout, thousands of cars pulled over to the side of Israel's main roads during evening rush hour. They waved banners saying, “Stop! We must think again [about the withdrawal].” Past protests in which demonstrators blocked the roads and crippled traffic antagonized drivers, and critics said it harmed the anti-pullout cause. So this time organizers chose a more passive protest to get the attention of the nation, and there were no major traffic disruptions.

Want more news from Israel?
Click Here to sign up for our FREE daily email updates

Current Issue


Sign Up for Daily Email Updates

Keep up with events in Israel with our FREE daily email newsletter and special offers.

Popular Posts

Israelis Respond to Hillary Clinton
While several Republican candidates...
Israeli Town Cancels
Fears that successful anti-missionary...

More News