Some 1,000 people gathered outside the Habimah National Theater in Tel Aviv Tuesday night to protest against the unity agreement between Prime Minister Netanyahu and Kadima Chairman Mofaz.
During the rally, which was organized by activists affiliated with last summer's social protest, former Kadima leader Tzipi Livni said she came "at the request of these young people, who care about Israel and are willing to fight for its future, and could not tolerate this morning's turn of events.
"They deserve politics that are based on principles rather than (Knesset) seats," she said.
6 protesters were arrested after clashing with the police.
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MK Nitzan Horowitz (Meretz), who disrupted the press conference in which Netanyahu and Mofaz announced that Kadima would be joining the coalition, said during the rally, "People feel that the government and political system in general do not represent them, and they are taking to the streets to fight for Israel's character.
"This is not just a battle for social justice anymore; it is a fight for the country. Mofaz spat in the public's face. He sold the biggest faction to Bibi for seats," he said.
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