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As Price Of Staples Soars, Israelis Take Page From Egyptians

Protests mount against taxes increases, rising food prices.

02/17/2011
Israel Correspondent

Jerusalem - During this winter of Middle East political discontent, even Israelis are demanding reforms from their government officials. 

In contrast to the protesters in Egypt, Tunisia and elsewhere in the region, whose main concerns are an end to oppression, Israelis' gripes are focused solely on the sky-high price of food, gasoline, water and many other necessities. 

Protests in Israel mounting as prices soar
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