Skip to comments.Thousands in Israel protest proposed budget
Posted on 05/11/2013 11:09:20 PM PDT by Olog-hai
Israeli police say protesters are marching in Tel Aviv over proposed tax hikes and benefit cuts.
Protesters are angry over the proposed decrees by Israels new finance minister Yair Lapid who started his job several weeks ago.
Lapid ran in Januarys election on a ticket vowing to help the middle class. The proposed budget hits that demographic deep in their pockets with raised taxes and slashed benefits.
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