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250,000 Israelis march for economic reform

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Thousands of people march in the streets during a protest against the rising cost of living on Aug. 6, in Tel Aviv, Israel. Protests across Israel were spurred following a Knesset vote to approve the national housing committees law, which places the authority for approving building projects in the hands of regional committees.

msnbc.com news services report:

Netanyahu planned to name a cabinet-level team on Sunday to address demands by the demonstrators, who in under a month have swollen from a cluster of student tent-squatters into a diffuse, countrywide mobilization of Israel's burdened middle class.

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