Thousands of Israelis converged on the Knesset to protest the government’s economic austerity plan. The marchers clogged traffic Tuesday in the capital and along other roads. The demonstration came as the Knesset held a marathon debate on the economic package, which calls for $2.3 billion in budget cuts.
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