Demonstrations Against the Government Took Place in Tel Aviv
Also: Four out of five Jewish Israelis believe the government and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu are to blame for the mass infiltration of Hamas terrorists into Israel.
Despite the war in Israel, demonstrations against the government took place in Tel Aviv. The protest, started outside the Ministry of Defense in Tel Aviv by a family member of one of the Hamas hostages, was attended by many people.
Many held signs with the names and photographs of those missing or in captivity since the Hamas attack.
Others waved Israeli flags and signs saying Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was responsible for the failure and calling for him to resign.
jpost.com reports: Four out of five Jewish Israelis believe the government and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu are to blame for the mass infiltration of Hamas terrorists into Israel and the massacre that followed, a new Dialog Center poll released on Thursday found.
An overwhelming majority – 86% of respondents, including 79% of coalition supporters, said the surprise attack from Gaza is a failure of the country’s leadership, while a staggering 92% said the war is causing anxiety.
Furthermore, almost all the respondents (94%) believe the government must bear some responsibility for the lack of security preparedness that led to the assault, with over 75% saying the government holds most of the responsibility.