“Thousands of Israeli expats in cities across North America and Europe are expected to join demonstrations this weekend in solidarity with the tens of thousands of Israelis planning to rally Saturday night – for the fifth week in a row – to protest the new government’s assault on democracy.

“’There is a sense that this is not only an Israeli democracy issue but also a world Jewish issue,’ says Amichai Lau-Lavie, an Israeli-born rabbi and social activist helping organize the New York rally. ‘We see what we’re doing as standing in solidarity with the best in Israel and protesting the worst.’”

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