A welcoming committee was waiting for Bezalel Smotrich last Wednesday in Paris. Israel's finance minister was on his way there to attend the OECD's annual conference, but protesters did not intend to leave him alone. They know how much Bezalel Smotrich is one of the fervent supporters of the great project of judicial reform which, for six months, deepens the fractures of Israeli society. "We will show them what we think about the damage to democracy and the destruction of the economy in Israel!" announced these Parisians, in tune with those who, in Israel, Saturday after Saturday, continue to beat the pavement.
There were about 100,000 last week in Tel Aviv, a little more throughout the country. And this Saturday, at the end of the day, they will take to the streets again. Admittedly, the flame of the first weeks is no longer there. Apart from a few tensions here and there, the demonstrations mostly look like regroupments...
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