The demonstrations that took place yesterday (Wednesday) across the country were without a doubt one of the most difficult and violent that the reform protest has known since its inception.
As in the streets, the spirits were very agitated on the web as actors, singers, network anchors and stand-up artists asked through their power in social media to share with the surfers what they think about the most burning issue on the public agenda.
Paula Rosenberg thanks the protesters: "Thank you to everyone who comes out to wallow in the mud morally"
Maor Schweitzer, photography: Nir Pekin
"It's sunny outside. You could easily think it's Independence Day today, when everyone is in the streets with Israeli flags. But unfortunately it's a lying sun. It's heartbreaking to see older people being forcibly arrested by police officers, some of whom believe exactly what they believe," wrote actor Maor Schweitzer, who also added do and tag the prime minister in his story.
"Government of Israel, resign now. You are losing it," wrote actress Tali Oren.
It's about losing our country to a group of dark extremists, some of whom are criminals," she added. "Simply shocked!" added network anchor Dana Zermon against the background of a video in which a policeman is seen throwing a stun grenade at protesters.
"Democracy! Going out to demonstrate! We will not live in a dictatorial state!", clarified the singer Efrat Gush.
"Enough, please God, stop this chaos. For our sake, for our children's sake. It's gone too far," worried singer Maya Buskila.
"In general, I'm in favor of protests, only they don't really help. People sat in the streets of Rothschild because of the housing prices, has anything changed? No," expressed pessimism from "Big Brother" Eliav Teti.
Keren Pels, photo: Koko/Archive
"I salute the protesters. Democracy must not be allowed to die," Eurovision winner Neta Barzilai expressed support.
"Anyone with open eyes can see that this nightmare is not what we dreamed," Keren Pels wrote on the background of a news story, according to which two sections of the legal reform were approved.
"The truly frightening chaos is in the future," warned Peles.
"When the Minister of Internal Security is a lawbreaker himself. Shame," Miri Mesika was enraged about the status of the detainees in the protest.
"Jews against Jews, the heart is broken," lamented the model and actress Adi Himmelbloi.
"Our symbol is moving away, and our extremism is getting closer," the stand-up artist Zion Baruch asked to clarify how things look from his point of view.
"What's happening here in the country hurts me. It's scary to walk on the street today. If it's the injured, if it's us inside ourselves. Everything is getting difficult here," "Survival" winner Tiltil (Liron Orfli) had difficulty hiding his despondency.
"Bibi will not pass anything. There will be no dictator, everything will be normal, and we will continue to live the way we have been living," said optimistically Lehya Griner.
"Listen, what happens in the demonstrations is the fear of God. Anarchists and violence everywhere," said Rotem Sela against the background of a video she uploaded showing people protesting in costumes, dancing and happy.
Among all the stormy reactions, there were also those who called to calm the spirits and try to reach a legal settlement.
"We must not get into such a situation! We are Jewish Israelis, remember that!" shouted the stand-up artist Nicky Goldstein.
"Leaders of the opposition, lower your ego and sit with the president!
Oral Tzbari, photo: Kafir Ziv
"You are on your own, and you will see what happens! They are currently in power and you are not, so nothing will happen if you lower your ego," he called to speak.
"Doesn't anyone up there care that everything here is about to collapse? You've already cut our heart in half. Don't smash it for good. Go back to talking," suggested the actor Shalom Michaelshvili.
"I wish the parties would sit down to talk, we don't deserve to get into such a situation," stated the actor Oral Tsavari.
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